police officer resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

To be in a position where I can make an positive impact on my community and be in a teaching role to help my peers work safely and maximize their abilities to be a positive role model in our community.

    Promoted to General Manager after 1 year of employment.
  • Dean's List for spring 2011 semester, summer 2011 and spring 2012 semesters
  • Promoted to Police Officer after 2 years of employment.
  • Officer of the month, December 2014.
Police Officer, 08/2014 to 03/2015
Agnes Scott CollegeDecatur, GA,
  • Patrol assigned areas, which sometimes include entire jurisdictions
  • Respond to calls.
  • Enforce laws.
  • Make arrests.
  • Issue citations.
  • Be prepared to testify in court.
  • Make traffic stops to enforcement traffic laws.
  • Respond to calls for service.
  • Serving as a public liaison to enhance police image.
Police Cadet, 09/2012 to 08/2014
City Of Grants PassGrants Pass, OR,
  • Enforce applicable ordinances and statutes pertaining to animals, animal control, parking, and selected health and nuisance ordinances.
  • Perform detention duties, including booking, searching, controlling, and releasing prisoners.
  • Provide traffic control or perimeter security as assigned.
  • Safely operate assigned Police Department vehicles and assist in the servicing and maintenance of the department automotive fleet and selected equipment.
  • Assist in the recovery and inventorying of lost, abandoned and/or confiscated property.
  • Participate in learning activities.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and thorough reports and other paperwork required by various job activities, and other duties as assigned.
Team Member, 08/2006 to 09/2012
CrhAmherst Junction, WI,
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Setting new planograms and ensuring shelves and pegs are set to Targets standards.
  • Clean shelves.
  • Pulling and back stocking product in the backroom.
General Manager, 07/2004 to 08/2006
Food Safety Net ServicesTurlock, CA,
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.
  • Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as required.
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Direct and coordinate organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Perform sales floor work such as greeting and assisting customers, stocking shelves, and taking inventory.
Site Supervisor, 04/2002 to 08/2004
Az Quality ServicesGilbert, AZ,
  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Analyze and evaluate security operations to identify risks or opportunities for improvement.
  • Communicate security status, updates, and actual or potential problems, using established protocols.
  • Prepare reports or make presentations on internal investigations, losses, or violations of regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates.
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary.
  • Supervise subordinate security professionals, performing activities such as assigning work and writing schedules.
  • Train subordinate security professionals or other organization members in security rules and procedures.
  • Answer alarms and investigate disturbances.
  • Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information during non-business hours or when switchboard is closed.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate security activities to safeguard company assets, employees, guests, or others on company property.
  • Identify, investigate, or resolve security breaches.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Circulate among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property.
Seaman E-3, 2000 to 10/2001
U.S. NavyCity, STATE,
  • Operate, maintain, and repair ship equipment such as winches, cranes, derricks, and weapons system.
  • Clean and polish wood trim, brass, and other metal parts.
  • Stand watch in ships' bows or bridge wings in order to look for obstructions in a ship's path or to locate navigational aids such as buoys and lighthouses.
  • Sweep, mop, and wash down decks to remove oil, dirt, and debris, using brooms, mops, brushes, and hoses.
  • Stand gangway watches to prevent unauthorized persons from boarding ships while they are in port.
  • Supervise and run the Hazmat Program on the ship. Ordering supplies, maintaining a sufficient inventory of product and ensuring all hazmat products are safe and secure.
  • Chip and clean rust spots on decks, superstructures, and sides of ships, using wire brushes and hand or air chipping machines.
  • Paint or varnish decks, superstructures, lifeboats, or sides of ships.
  • Lower and man lifeboats when emergencies occur.
  • Drive the ship during high risk operations such as an Un-Rep or man overboard.
  • Load or unload materials from vessels.
  • Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines.
Associate of Science: Law Enforcement, Expected in 2012
Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Dean's list; Spring 2011
  • Dean's list; Summer 2011
  • Dean's list; Spring 2012
Diploma: , Expected in 1998
Apple Valley High School - Apple Valley, MN
  • Graduated in June 1998
  • Maintained a 3.4 GPA
  • Participated in Hockey, Soccer, Track and Ringette
  • Completed coursework at the School of Environmental Studies
No Degree Earned: English, Expected in
UW-River Falls - River Falls, WI
  • Completed coursework towards Bachelors in English
  • Played on the Women's hockey team
  • Maintained a 3.0 GPA.
Bachelors Degree- In progress: Criminal Justice, Expected in
Bemidji State University - Bemidji, MN
  • Major in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on Law Enforcement.

2015- Participated in a video for deaf people to improve communication and the relationship between the deaf community and Law Enforcement Officers.

2015- Participated in an event called "CopTalk." This event was a panel consisting of Police officers, Lawyers and Advocates. The goal of this event was to educate the Deaf community and answer questions they have regarding their interactions with Police Officers.

  • Fluent in American Sign Language
  • First Responder

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School Attended

  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Apple Valley High School
  • UW-River Falls
  • Bemidji State University

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  • Police Cadet
  • Team Member
  • General Manager
  • Site Supervisor
  • Seaman E-3


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  • Bachelors Degree- In progress

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