police officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Police Officer with over 8 years of service enforcing rules and authority for the good of all citizens. Passionate about saving lives, protecting victims and fighting crime. Excellent record of promotion and recognition for going beyond call of duty. Observant Police Officer committed to serving and protecting others. Focused professional with history using sound judgment in difficult and intense situations. Committed to closely monitoring project processes for ensured success. Serving as a Detective for the last two years has honed skill set in case management, time management, resource allocation, interpersonal relationship with the District Attorney's Office, Search Warrant Writing and Investigating Techniques.

  • Distinguished Service Award from the California Central Coast Cops 'n Kids, Inc. in 2021.
  • Covid-19 Service Commendation in 2021.
  • Recipient of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award for most arrest of driving while under the influence of alcohol in 2016
  • Earned a life-saving award in 2014.
  • Nominated several times for Officer of the year.

  • Served as Field Training Officer for over five years. Training 12 current and former police officers within this department.
  • 2016 to 2019 served as Senior Officer. Served as Watch Commander during regular shifts and critical incidents.
  • 2019 to current, served as Detective, tasked with conducting detailed and through investigations.
  • Firearms Instructor and Less Lethal Munitions Instructor.
  • Relationship building and management specialized training in leadership and supervisor in police services.
  • Selected to be Program Coordinator of department's small Unmanned Aerial System. Scheduled to attend small Unmanned Aerial System managers course.
Work History
Police Officer, 06/2013 - Current
City Of Wauwatosa Wauwatosa, WI,
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Worked with investigations team to surveil and capture offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Executed operational protocols for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in emergencies.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents and accidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Developed organizational system for case records, reports, logs and agendas.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to wide range of criminal issues.
Store Manager, 01/1995 - 12/2011
Indy Tire Center Carmel, IN,
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Propelled continuous improvements and strategically capitalized on current market trends.
  • Improved operational planning and business frameworks to enhance resource utilization and reduce waste.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Compiled data highlighting key metrics to report information, determine trends and identify methods for improving store results.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement.
  • Assessed supplier quality to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed records of daily progress and identifying and rectifying areas for improvement.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers and suppliers through account development.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue.
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices.
  • Managed inventory control, cash control and store opening and closing procedures.
  • Completed point of sale opening and closing procedures.
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts And General Studies, Expected in 05/2022
Cuesta College - San Luis Obispo, CA
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1999
Templeton High School - Templeton, CA
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  • California Peace Officers Association Leadership Development Course
  • National Training Concepts' Critical Incident Management
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Internal Affairs Investigations
  • D-Prep Officer Involved Shootings for Field Supervisors
  • Third Degree Officer Involved Incidents Investigations
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation Certificate with a specialty in Homicide Investigations.
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Intermediate Certificate.
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Certificate.
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy Certificate.

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School Attended

  • Cuesta College
  • Templeton High School

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  • Store Manager


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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