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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Public Servant with over 14 years of service enforcing rules and authority for good of all citizens. Passionate about saving lives, protecting victims and their property. Excellent record of promotion and recognition for going beyond call of duty. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

  • Radar speed measurement
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Arrest techniques
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Human relations
  • Evidence collection and evaluation
  • Crime scene processing
  • Risk mitigation
  • Search and seizure warrants
  • Counter-terrorism tactics
  • Drug enforcement
  • Defensive driving training
  • Planning and coordination
  • Surveillance and covert operations
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Drug laws enforcement
  • Law enforcement
  • Search and rescue
  • Patrol procedures
  • Psychological assessments understanding
  • Tactical policing
  • Calm under pressure
  • PPE use
09/2020 to Current Police Officer City Of Rapid City | Rapid City, SD,
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and properly handled all equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Responded to calls related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse and animal rescue.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
04/2007 to Current Fire Fighter Syracuse City | Syracuse, UT,
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Checked all equipment, including hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of fire department equipment to maintain equipment, including oxygen breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Promptly responded to incidents and demobilized pertinent equipment, including water tenders and fire engines.
  • Led and planned periodic fire safety inspections to identify unsafe conditions.
  • Oversaw station efforts to continuously deliver timely and quality responses in areas of fire, medical and public safety administration.
  • Managed all aspects of staffing, recruitment, interviewing, and selection of potential team members in alignment with station needs.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
01/2011 to 09/2020 Deputy Sheriff/Correctional Officer McIntosh County Sheriffs Office | City, STATE,
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Increased inmate safety by closely monitoring all activity on jail premises for 12-16 hour shifts, including inmate behavior and hazards.
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor county for dangers and hazards safely for 12-16 hour shifts.
  • Boosted community safety, performing motor vehicle accident investigations including DUIs and fatal crashes while conducting field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Participated in discussions with personnel to address job performance.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Drafted over 2000 incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for criminal prosecution case logs, records, reports and agendas.
01/2006 to 09/2013 Commercial Fisherman Self-employed | City, STATE,
  • Used experience to locate Shrimp and Crab and determined proper areas to cast nets/traps.
  • Completed minor repairs and general maintenance on fishing vessels equipment to keep all machinery operational.
  • Performed first aid and treated personnel wounds caused by sharp tools and equipment immediately, which reduced incidences of infection.
  • Learned all aspects of operations, including Grading, Baiting and Behavior to promote better knowledge and assist Captain during staff absences.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
Education and Training
Expected in | Criminal Justice Savannah Technical College, Savannah, GA GPA:
  • Completed coursework in Criminal Law, Psychology, and Constitutional Law
Expected in 10/2013 Basic Law Enforcement Training Course | Law Enforcement Savannah Technical College, Savannah, GA GPA:

· Precision Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.)

· DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

· Mental and Emotional Wellness

· Police Legitimacy and Procedural Justice for Community Relations

· Use of Force and De-escalation Options for Gaining Compliance

· Evidence Collection & Preservation

· De-escalation Options for Gaining

· Ethics and Professionalism

· Use of Force

· LIDAR Speed Measurement

· Use of Deadly Force



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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Savannah Technical College
  • Savannah Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Police Officer
  • Fire Fighter
  • Deputy Sheriff/Correctional Officer
  • Commercial Fisherman
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training Course