Police Officer resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

A skilled New York City Police Officer who brings an awareness that each and every interaction with the public as well as colleagues presents an opportunity to excel and to learn something new, while also recognizing the dignity and respect each person is deserved of. I strive to develop positive professional relationships with colleagues and citizens alike, and reliably utilizes critical interpersonal skills that allows for tactful, analytical, and reasoned approach to each internal and external interaction. Adheres to meticulous operational protocols to maintain public safety, and written legal protocols.

  • Emergency Vehicle Operation
  • Penal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Safety and Security
  • Traffic Law
  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Court Preparation
  • De-escalation Techniques
  • Report Writing
  • Defensive Tactics Training
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • 85 WPM
  • Pacer
  • LexisNexis
  • Westlaw
  • Court Alert
Expected in 05/2022
Master of Arts: Public Administration
John Jay College Of Criminal Justice Of The City University Of New York - New York, NY
Expected in 04/2019
: Police Science
New York City Police Academy - College Point, NY,
Expected in 08/2018
: Microsoft Office Certificate
Hunter College Of The City University Of New York - New York, NY
Expected in 09/2016
: ABA Approved Paralegal Certification
Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY
Expected in 05/2015
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
Grambling State University - Grambling, LA
  • Minor in Psychology
  • Member of Political Science Association, Grambling State University Chapter
  • Member of National Society of Leadership and Success: Sigma Alpha Pi, Honor Society
Work History
12/2018 to Current
Police Officer City Of Detroit Detroit, MI,
  • Enforce Penal and Traffic laws and regulations
  • Actively patrol assigned areas to prevent and detect crimes
  • Apprehend suspects and transport offenders to central booking
  • Gather necessary information for court appearances and testify as a witness under oath in court
  • Process suspects into custody, take mug shots, and fingerprints
  • Apprehend offenders, and conduct interviews
  • Issue traffic citations
  • Respond immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary
  • Interact regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
06/2016 to 05/2018
Litigation Docket Clerk San Luis Obispo County, Ca San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • Examined legal documents submitted to courts for adherence to laws and court procedures
  • Maintained court dockets and updated disposition of cases after court hearings and trials
  • Drafted professional court correspondence
  • Used CourtAlert to prepare dockets or calendars of cases
  • Recorded pleadings, briefs, letters and various legal documents in the firm litigation and IP databases
  • Drafted and issue the weekly firm wide calendar
  • Edited and distribute case diary reminders using CourtAlert, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Researched court rules to determine pleading response dates
  • Searched federal and state cases from various online databases
  • File pleadings electronically with various courts
09/2015 to 06/2016
Legal Clerk Horing, Welikson & Rosen City, STATE,
  • Managed accounts and records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion
  • Worked alongside attorneys, administrative assistants and fellow legal assistants on cases and legal processes
  • Reviewed, edited and proofread legislation drafts for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and formatting
  • Conferred with clients and other involved parties to gather and track case information
  • Ensured that necessary documents are included in case files before submission to court
  • Performed routine clerical duties including processing requests for court documents and prepared a variety of forms and reports as mandated by law
  • Received and filed documents (Landlord-Tenant Notices and Petitions) and vital records
  • Provided backup coverage to reception area
  • Completed electronic filings, initiated billing statements and managed firm administrative matters
Training & Certification
  • Notary Public, The State of New York Commission to expire: 02/8/2024
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • NYPD Dignitary Protection Certification, 10/2020

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School Attended

  • John Jay College Of Criminal Justice Of The City University Of New York
  • New York City Police Academy
  • Hunter College Of The City University Of New York
  • Hofstra University
  • Grambling State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Litigation Docket Clerk
  • Legal Clerk


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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