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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Skilled at looking for unusual and suspicious activities and persons and responding to calls for service. Adept at interrogating and communicating with victims, witnesses and suspects while providing scene security and protection for emergency services personnel. Experienced Police Officer with over 5 years of experience in Law Enforcement. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements.

Skills
  • Criminal law
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Traffic laws
  • Search and seizure procedures
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Safety and security
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Emergency Response
  • Traffic Control
  • Relationship building and management
  • Report writing
  • Self-defense training
  • Communication skills
  • File and records management
  • Court preparation
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Community-oriented policing
  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Defensive tactics training
  • Court testimony
Work History
01/2020 to Current Police Officer Yavapai College | Prescott, AZ,
  • 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.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments.
  • Patrolled Amherst Town to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
05/2016 to Current Sergeant Patrol Supervisor Yavapai College | Prescott, AZ,
  • Performed rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters, including directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid and carrying people from dangerous areas.
  • Collaborated with court prosecutors and testified in court in support of numerous cases per year.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments.
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Patrolled the County of Amherst to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with city staff leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Directed and monitored work of 3 law enforcement professionals with clear focus on maximizing results and maintaining transparent police operations.
  • Checked all vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use.
  • Supervised and led D Shift operations for Amherst County.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including school events and public events to prevent injuries.
09/2012 to 05/2016 Police Officer Lynchburg Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Delivered expert courtroom testimony to support [Number] criminal cases per [Timeframe].
  • Evaluated complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements.
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Responded quickly to suspected bomb threats and evacuated buildings to search for explosive devices.
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Validated evidence for admissibility and preserved evidence to be utilized court hearings.
  • Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Checked all vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use.
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
Education
Expected in 05/2012 to to High School Diploma | Amherst County High School, Amherst, VA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2015 to to Basic Law Enforcement Officer's Course | Law Enforcement Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, Lynchburg, VA, GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Supervised team of 3 staff members.
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Public Safety REsponse to Terrorism Certification 02/19/2015
  • Basic Radar Certification 06/17/2015
  • Law Enforcement Certification 12/18/2015
  • K-9 (Patrol, Tracking, Narcotics) Certification 05/16/2018
  • Pursuit & Emergency Operation Certification 09/24/2018
  • Criminal Patrol Drug Interdiction Certification 06/14/2019

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Amherst County High School
  • Central Virginia Criminal Justice Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Sergeant Patrol Supervisor
  • Police Officer

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic Law Enforcement Officer's Course

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