police officer resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable Police Officer dedicated to saving lives, increasing community safety and decreasing crime rates. Brings 2+ years of street-level policing to protecting citizens. Dedicated to maintaining public safety through proactive community engagement. Expertise in patrolling, arresting suspects and dispute resolution. Cordial and very responsive to patrol assigned areas and keep vigilant for suspicious activity. Highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors as well as mentoring junior officers. Believes that willingness to learn and emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful law enforcement officers. Focused on maintaining strong relationships with coworkers and community.

  • Arrest techniques
  • Radar speed measurement
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Surveillance expert
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Community relations
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Street slang
  • Crime prevention training
  • Reviewing body camera footage
  • Organized crime knowledge
  • Fingerprinting
  • Human relations
  • Evidence collection and evaluation
  • Undercover operations
  • Psychological assessments understanding
  • Tactical policing
  • Patrol procedures
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Risk mitigation
  • Defensive driving training
  • Crime scene processing
  • Calm under pressure
Police Officer, 10/2018 to Current
City Of Plymouth, MnPlymouth, MN,
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Responded to shooting, robbery, and disturbance calls.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Responded to and investigated 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.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Wrote, reviewed and approved reports entered in county database.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
Private Investigator, 10/2016 to 10/2018
Allied Universal SecurityLynnwood, WA,
  • Maintained professional integrity and credibility, adhering to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Videotaped suspect's daily activities.
  • Researched computer databases, public records and legal filings to compile accurate information for investigations.
  • Prepared case summaries highlighting investigated findings.
  • Performed assignments within investigative scope of competency to meet client needs.
  • Researched public records.
  • Conducted research for insurance claims to expose stolen funds and fraudulent claims.
  • Produced timely and accurate reports about findings.
  • Assisted attorneys and lawyers in criminal and civil cases with suspect investigations.
  • Interviewed witnesses, family members and acquaintances of crime suspects and victims.
  • Gathered proof of activities through video recordings, photographs and statements.
  • Reviewed gathered information to assess or detect issues.
  • Managed impact of biases to remain neutral and objective during investigations.
  • Investigated background of claimants and witnesses to uncover past criminal activity.
  • Performed mobile and stationary surveillance on individuals involved in fraud investigations.
  • Went undercover in disguises to gather additional evidence.
  • Secured evidence, including video and audio, and uploaded into case management system.
Armed Security Officer, 10/2012 to 10/2016
Protech SecurityCity, STATE,
  • Wrote reports outlining thefts, unauthorized access violations or other unusual occurrences to help support later criminal or civil actions.
  • Monitored building access and identified all officials and employees before authorizing entrance.
  • Maintained order and safety while providing customer service and information to facility visitors.
  • Maintained safety of residents by conducting foot patrols, monitoring vehicle traffic and identifying unauthorized persons or vehicles on premises.
  • Responded to and thoroughly investigated all reported incidents to protect company assets.
  • Surveyed multiple CCTV feeds to keep close eye on important areas of buildings and grounds.
  • Patrolled large commercial facility on irregular schedule to look for suspicious activities.
  • Evaluated credentials of personnel and provided temporary badges to visitors.
  • Collaborated with local law enforcement agencies to support criminal investigations.
  • Delivered medical aid to individuals in distress to prevent deterioration prior to arrival of paramedics.
  • Monitored building and property entrances and exits to detect intrusions and protect assets.
  • Protected company assets against theft or damage by conducting frequent building and grounds patrols.
  • Investigated disturbances and used proportional and strategic responses to handle different types of issues.
  • Deterred criminal activity, vandalism and general misconduct by providing expert and highly visible security presence at various facilities.
  • Detected emergency situations through keen listening and close observation to respond appropriately to alarms.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 03/2018 to University of Phoenix - Memphis, TN,
: High School Diploma, Expected in 05/2004 to White Station High School - Memphis, TN

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • White Station High School

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  • Private Investigator
  • Armed Security Officer


  • Associate of Arts

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