police officer resume example with 10+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

I am a dedicated Police Officer skilled at dealing with general public and handling high-stress situations and emotionally disturbed persons, including domestic violence and child abuse victims. Over 5 years of service. I have also received a Letter of Recommendation for my performance on the job. I have assisted other divisions including the Gang unit with warrant roundups, Narcotics/Vice with controlled buys and undercover vice operations, along with the K9 Unit being a decoy for the dogs and assisting in tracking and scent locating. Other officers have come to me for advise due to my training and experience on the job. The department has recognized my professionalism and dependability to be a part of our Honor Guard Team.

  • Interrogation techniques
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Traffic laws
  • Safety and security
  • Crisis intervention and de-escalation
  • Criminal laws
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Communication skills
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Crisis intervention and deescalation
  • Defensive tactics training
  • Court testimony
  • Traffic Control
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Report writing
  • Emergency Response
  • Arrest Procedures
  • Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Life Saving Techniques, i.e. CPR, First Aid, and Narcan
  • Hostage Negotiation Tactics
Texas A&M University - Kingsville Kingsville, TX Expected in 08/2014 Bachelor of Science : Criminology - GPA :
  • Minored in Wildlife Management.
  • Coursework in Psychology and Sociology.
Sinton High School Sinton, TX Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
City Of Ballwin - Police Officer
Ellisville, MO, 08/2014 - Current
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes
  • Built excellent rapport and working relationship with Gang Unit, K9 Unit and Narcotics Vice Division, to build trust and improve upon communication
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become a familiar presence in areas
  • Evaluated complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements
  • Delivered courtroom testimony to support numerous criminal cases in the last 5 years
  • Responded quickly to suspected bomb threats and evacuated buildings to search for explosive devices
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe
  • Thoroughly analyzed criminal information and processed crime scenes
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in assault and robbery situations and emergencies
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding robberies and homicides incidents to determine course of action
  • Executed operational protocols for criminal and non-criminal violations, resulting in arrests
  • Notified emergency personnel of life threatening incidents and accidents requiring medical assistance and aid
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations
  • Validated evidence for admissibility and preserved evidence to be utilized in court hearings
  • Handled citation and traffic violation paperwork
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including Buc Days and Fiesta Del La Flor to prevent injuries and keep the peace
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways
  • Managed crime scenes to protect personnel and preserve evidence
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court
  • Issued traffic citations for violations of traffic laws
  • Worked with investigations team to surveil and capture drug trafficking offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics and prescription drugs
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to criminal issues such as barricaded subjects, suicidal subjects and people in crisis
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property
  • Assisted Narcotics / Vice with undercover sting operations to target perpetrators of vice crimes
Healthcare Services Group - Waitress
Bel Air, KY, 09/2013 - 06/2014
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs
  • Stayed up to date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information, answer questions and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences
  • Used correct cleaning, sanitizing and food handling procedures to maintain optimal protections for customers
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest
  • Performed complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly and courteously
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while serving tables
  • Cleaned and coordinated cleaning of indoor and outdoor dining spaces- wiping tables, placing trash in receptacles and replenishing supplies
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers
Houston Methodist - Veterinary Technician
Nassau Bay, TX, 03/2011 - 09/2013
  • Provided exemplary customer service to owners by answering animal health questions and educating about positive animal care practices
  • Monitored health and behavior of animals by looking for urine and fecal output, completing weight checks and observing appetite during feeding
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions
  • Evaluated incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care
  • Assisted veterinary surgeon in spays, neuters and obstruction surgeries and procedures across variety of domestic animals
  • Conducted preliminary patient workups including gathering patient history information, description of symptoms from owner, and documenting presenting condition
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, equipment and kennels to prevent spread of disease, control odors and maintain healthy environment
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays
Texas A&m University - Kingsville - Agricultural Farm Assistant
City, STATE, 09/2010 - 03/2011
  • Maintained growth, feeding and production of livestock
  • Inspected machinery, building, pens, yards, and fences for optimal efficiency and integrity
  • Followed safety-based and successful protocols to build trust and break animals in for farm or performance requirements
  • Rotated animals between grazing areas to provide enough access to food
  • Conducted thorough examinations of animals to identify concerns such as illnesses, diseases and injuries, as well as monitor and document physical changes
  • Cleaned stalls, pens, and equipment using numerous tools for optimal health of livestock animals
  • Kept pens, stalls and farm equipment clean and sterilized to support animal wellbeing
  • Assisted farmers with feeding and watering livestock, including cows, sheep, goats and pigs
  • Assisted in artificial insemination of different types of livestock

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University - Kingsville
  • Sinton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Waitress
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Agricultural Farm Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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