police officer resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Jessica
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Ambitious student pursuing my Masters degree eager to contribute my developed knowledge in a Criminal Justice role. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. I am a Deadline-driven and results-oriented Police Officer with over 19 years of experience coordinating investigations, researching and reviewing case files, and interviewing subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration. I feel I am a resourceful leader who is focused on individual and multiple problems while leveraging creative problem-solving abilities to solve complex crimes and cases. I am versed in dealing with a wide range of difficult situations with a level head and calm disposition. Numerous training hours with certifications and awards.

  • Surveillance expert
  • Arrest techniques
  • Calm under pressure
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Disciplinary measures
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Sex crimes training
  • Organized crime knowledge
  • Data-driven approaches
  • Felony laws knowledge
  • Planning and coordination
  • Undercover operations
  • Community relations
  • Drug enforcement
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Crime prevention training
  • Schedule setting
  • Human relations
  • Psychological assessments understanding
  • Case management
  • Search and rescue
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Risk mitigation
  • Evidence collection and evaluation
  • Inter-agency coordination
  • Assigning work
Police Officer, 01/2017 to Current
City Of Roanoke, VaRoanoke, VA,
  • Mitigated risk while accurately analyzing and evaluating criminal information and processing crime scenes.
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Cultivated working relationships with school staff and students to build trust and communication.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch, taking appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court proceedings.
  • Cultivated working relationships with colleagues, executives and community members to build trust and communication.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Successfully processed hundreds of tips, received information and initiated investigations for speedy resolution.
  • Interviewed, questioned and conducted undercover surveillance operations.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Executed search warrants, affidavits, and other legal documents.
Police Dispatcher, 05/2015 to 03/2019
George Washington UniversityWashington, DC,
  • Tracked call logs and shift data to enter into computer system.
  • Maintained contact with units on assignment to deliver further assistance and support when needed.
  • Received and processed 9-1-1 emergency calls to dispatch emergency services.
  • Researched vehicular registration, driving records and warrant information to support officers with traffic stops.
  • Operated law enforcement communication equipment and NCIC database to facilitate information to department.
  • Dispatched police, fire and EMS units to respond to emergent situations with established procedures.
  • Responded to emergency calls routed by automatic distribution system.
  • Took caller information, read associated computer information and documented vital details in call tracking and assignment system.
  • Prioritized responses to public emergency and non-emergent calls to efficiently dispatch police, fire and EMS while tracking data in real-time.
  • Dispatched calls to relevant police, fire or medical response personnel depending on individual call situations.
  • Mitigated risks and emergency response delays by efficiently monitoring public safety field units.
  • Boosted productivity by ensuring on-time emergency response and life support with zero service delivery errors.
  • Assisted departments with special requests such as BOLOs.
  • Managed average of 50 cases each day, delivering telephone assistance and treatment recommendations to public and hospital staff on various medical conditions.
  • Handled emergency phone calls calmly and obtained pertinent information with composed approach.
  • Used radio, telephone and computer system to update first responders with new information.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Deputy Sheriff, 12/2002 to 01/2013
Grays Harbor County SheriffAberdeen, WA,
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for criminal prosecution case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Increased inmate safety by closely monitoring all activity on jail premises for 10 years, including inmate behavior and hazards.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Boosted community safety, performing motor vehicle accident investigations including DUIs and fatal crashes while conducting field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2016 to Murray State College - Tishomingo, OK
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Science, Expected in 05/2018 to Southeastern Oklahoma State University - Durant, OK

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School Attended

  • Murray State College
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University

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  • Police Officer
  • Police Dispatcher
  • Deputy Sheriff


  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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