police officer resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Police Officer highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors, conducting proactive patrol, and investigating every case to the best of my ability. 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 the community.

  • Monadnock Defense Tactics System (MDTS) and Monadnock Expandable Baton (MEB)
  • Doppler Radar Traffic Operator
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Patrol procedures
  • Evidence collection and evaluation
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Community relations
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Drug laws enforcement
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Fingerprinting
  • Data-driven approaches
  • Calm under pressure
  • Drug Abuse Recognition
  • DWI detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) Certified
  • Intoxilyzer 9000 Operator
  • Axon Taser X2 Certified
  • First Defense Aerosol Projector Certified
  • Grade Crossing Collision Investigations Certified
  • Active Shooter Level I and II Certified
  • Patrol Officer Rifle Certification
Education and Training
Regional Counterdrug Training Academy Meridian, MS, Expected in 03/2021 Certificate : Patrol Officer Response To Street Drugs - GPA :
Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy Lafayette, LA, Expected in 04/2019 Certificate : Basic Law Enforcement Academy - GPA :
92 Hour Correctional Natchitoches, LA, Expected in 06/2020 Certificate : Correctional Class - GPA :
Columbus State University Columbus, GA Expected in : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Harris County High School Hamilton, GA Expected in 05/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority - Police Officer
Charlotte, NC, 12/2018 - 07/2021
  • 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.
  • 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, and criminal investigations.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Conducted field sobriety tests and used breathalyzers to perform tests.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
Minnehaha County - Jail Deputy
Sioux Falls, SD, 05/2018 - 12/2018
  • Searched prisoner cells and belongings for contraband and weapons.
  • Issued clothing, bedding, and other authorized items to inmates.
  • Observed conduct of inmates and protected from dangers.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Inspected all incoming and outgoing mail for contraband.
  • Conducted booking procedures on new inmates by performing fingerprinting.
  • Monitored behavior of inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from jail, hospitals and other jurisdictions.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of jail facility.
United States Army - Military Police Soldier
City, STATE, 09/2017 - 02/2018

I was medically discharged during my training to become a Military Police Officer. During my enlistment I received multiple blocks of instruction that continues to aid me while preforming my career.

Troup County C.I. - Correctional Officer
City, STATE, 05/2016 - 01/2017
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, and recreation time.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Regional Counterdrug Training Academy
  • Acadiana Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • 92 Hour Correctional
  • Columbus State University
  • Harris County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Jail Deputy
  • Military Police Soldier
  • Correctional Officer


  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Certificate
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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