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

Dedicated police officer offering over 24 years of progressive law enforcement experience. Always seeking ways to go above and beyond job requirements to make lasting impact on department and public. Exceptional integrity, leadership and problem-solving abilities. Targeting new position with room for career advancement.

  • Report writing
  • Youth advocacy
  • Reference research
  • Communications
  • Incidents management
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Task delegation
  • Inspections and reviews
  • Audit coordination
  • Self-motivated
  • Policy updates
  • Emergency response
  • Process evaluations
  • User training
  • Rapport building
  • Troubleshooting
  • Daily reporting
  • Training and development
  • Course development
  • Liquor law compliance
  • Performance assessments
  • Technical assistance
  • Classroom instruction
  • Performance tracking and evaluations
  • Confidentiality
  • Strategic planning
  • Scheduling
Work History
05/1999 to Current
Police Officer Yavapai College Prescott, AZ,
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas
  • Accompanied Patrol Officers during shifts to evaluate performance and resolve any incorrect behaviors
  • Managed team of three to five employees across patrol division, including establishing and enforcing performance policies
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including parades and athletic events to prevent injuries
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance
  • Dispensed tickets to offenders for such crimes such as traffic and parking violations
  • Eliminated process discrepancies by accurately investigating felony-level property and violent crimes, including sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual misconduct to achieve successful prosecution rate
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action
  • Delivered expert courtroom testimony to support criminal cases
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost efficiency and public trust in officers
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders at events to discuss ways to reduce crime
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents and accidents requiring medical assistance and aid
  • Implemented training programs for new recruits
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings while testifying under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of subordinates
  • Determined appropriate course of criminal prosecution by analyzing and evaluating information
  • Responded quickly to suspected bomb threats and evacuated buildings to search for explosive devices
  • 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 complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements
  • Immediately reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe
  • Delivered expert courtroom testimony to support criminal cases
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes
  • Translated command mandates into actionable policies for front line officers and detectives
  • Checked accuracy and integrity of collected information to identify optimal course of investigation
  • Handled citation and traffic violation paperwork
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents and accidents requiring medical assistance and aid
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to criminal issues
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents
  • Led undercover sting operations to target perpetrators of vice crimes
  • Directed and monitored work of law enforcement professionals with clear focus on maximizing results and maintaining transparent police operations
  • Thoroughly analyzed criminal information and processed crime scenes
  • Processed, verified and utilized tips to initiate speedy resolutions for investigations
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws
  • Ran personnel recruitment background investigations and interviewed potential job candidates
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations
  • Validated evidence for admissibility and preserved evidence to be utilized court hearings
  • Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in all situations and emergencies
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including Mardi Gras and Cruising Coast to prevent injuries
  • Worked with investigations team to surveil and capture offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics and prescription drugs
  • Obtained information from arrested subjects to conduct debriefings
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways
  • Obtained evidence and supported DA in prosecution cases in
  • Supervised and led training operations for Long Beach Police Department
  • Checked all vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations
  • Managed crime scenes in diligent and systematic manner to protect personnel and evidence
  • Booked suspects and processed mugshots and fingerprints
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection
  • Accompanied Trainee's during shifts to evaluate performance and resolve any incorrect behaviors
10/1995 to 05/1999
Police Officer, Uniformed Road Patrol Regional Medical Center Anniston, AL,
  • Collaborated with court prosecutors and testified in court.
  • Performed rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters, including directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid and carrying people from dangerous areas.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments.
  • Performed searches of people, vehicles, buildings and large outdoor areas to maintain safety, identify hazards and detect criminal activities.
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with city staff leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
  • Patrolled locations to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
01/1989 to 10/1995
Psychiatric Technician Gulf Coast Mental Health / Transitional Living Center City, STATE,
  • Charted on each patient daily
  • Assessed clients upon admission and discharge to detox; took blood draws for labs
  • Supervised care for numerous mental health patients in 25-bed facility
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA)
  • Ensured that clients and families were treated with respect and dignity
  • Monitored clients for signs of trauma, abuse and neglect
  • Certified that equipment and supplies were properly maintained for quality patient care and safety
  • Confirmed accurate completion of forms and reports for admission, transfer and/or discharge of each resident
  • Assisted patients with bathing, dressing, hygiene and grooming
  • Coordinated with nursing staff to process and direct patients to appropriate departments
  • Provided patient education
  • Ensured safety and well-being of patients
  • Responded to Code Red pages and followed through on disposition of patients
  • Engaged patients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities
  • Supervised students when administering medications to ensure patient safety
Expected in 1985 to to
High School Diploma:
Harrison Central High School - Gulfport, MS

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