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

Highly experienced Police Officer offering 10 + years in diverse law enforcement positions. Natural leader with decisive nature, case management skills and courtroom experience. Knowledgeable about Digital Forensics and School Safety measures.


Technical Certificate in Digital Forensics, Attended National Computer Forensics Institute

  • Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor
  • Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Instructor
  • National School Resource Officer Certified (NASRO)
  • Cellular Device Forensic knowledge
  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Crisis intervention and deescalation
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Standard Field Sobriety Instructor
  • Indiana School Resource Officer Certified (INSROA)
  • Indiana School Safety Specialist
  • Criminal Law Knowledge
  • Investigations Experience
  • Report writing
  • Court testimony
  • Emergency planning
Work History
03/2016 to Current Police Officer Chesterfield County, Va | Chesterfield, VA,
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases.
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Managed implementation of new training standards to new hire officers and current staff.
  • Conducted annual trainings for public safety professionals and general public assigned to safety teams.
08/2014 to Current School Resource Officer City Of Georgetown | Georgetown, SC,
  • Provided security and safety to school staff and students.
  • Investigated criminal matters occurring within school and on school property, compiling findings into detailed activity reports.
  • Collaborated with administration and teachers to develop crisis plans.
  • Conducted school security inspections.
  • Patrolled internal building spaces and facility grounds to identify and deter threats to assets.
  • Secured entrances and exits by maintaining physical presence and carefully monitoring CCTV.
  • Enforced security policies and removed violators and unauthorized individuals from premises to maintain safe environment.
  • Recorded observations and occurrences and interviewed witnesses to complete and submit incident report.
  • Responded quickly to emergency situations to assess and deflect issues.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Worked independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property.
  • Communicated with security team and building supervisors using two-way radios, mobile phones and other technological devices.
01/2013 to 02/2016 Correctional Officer State Of Montana | Warm Springs, MT,
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in security unit.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Notified victims of upcoming inmate releases.
  • Booked new inmates into facility and processed inmates for release.
  • Issued cleaning supplies, comfort items, laundry and all basic meals.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
Expected in 05/2003 to to High School Diploma | Highland High School, Indiana, GPA:
Expected in 05/2020 to to Technical Certificate | Digital Forenics Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Munice, GPA:
Expected in 03/2020 to to | Digital Forensics National Computer Forensic Institute, Hoover, AL, GPA:
  • Coursework in digital evidence investigations

National Association of School Resource Officers, Indiana Association of School Resource Officers, Indiana School Safety Specialist


Indiana Law Enforcement Academy General Instructor, Indiana Law Enforcement Emergency Vehicle Instructor, Taser Instructor, Standard Field Sobriety Instructor, Digital Forensics Certified

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School Attended

  • Highland High School
  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • National Computer Forensic Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Correctional Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Technical Certificate

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