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

Accomplished veteran Police Officer successful at leading Increased [Location] safety by reducing criminal activity through targeted police work.

Skills
  • Patrol procedures
  • Search and rescue
  • Community relations
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Sex crimes training
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Arrest techniques
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Search and seizure warrants
  • Crime scene processing
  • Factory trained Weapons Armorer (Glock, Colt & Remington)
  • Field Training Officer
Education and Training
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 02/2003 Bachelor of Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Daytona Beach, FL Expected in : Professional Aeronautics - GPA :

Attended off campus class in Hawaii while serving in the United Stated Army. Was also given additional credits at this University for flight training at the U.S. Army Aviation Center in Fort Rucker, Alabama.

Experience
Uniontown Hospital - Police Officer
Uniontown, PA, 08/2000 - Current
  • Cultivated working relationships with school staff and students to build trust and communication.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Checked with local pawnshops to locate stolen property.
  • Collected evidence at crime scenes, which supported district attorney in prosecution cases.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch, taking appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used Alcotest equipment to perform tests.
  • Created youth and public outreach programs and neighborhood watches while teaching D.A.R.E. classes to local elementary schools.
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports, and testified in numerous courtroom hearings.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Liaised with school counselors and administrators regarding juvenile offenders.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Boosted community safety by performing motor vehicle accident investigations including DUIs and fatal crashes while conducting field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
  • Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as witness.
  • Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars, police motorcycle and Patrol boat.
  • Contributed to criminal court cases and hearings by providing testimony under oath.
  • Investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports.
  • Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Conducted high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
  • Developed public outreach initiatives, including youth events, neighborhood watches and D.A.R.E. instruction.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
Uniontown Hospital - New Jersey State Corrections Officer
Uniontown, PA, 12/1999 - 08/2000
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
United States Postal Inspection Service - Police Officer
City, STATE, 04/1998 - 12/1999
  • Responded to medical emergencies and alarms.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch, taking appropriate action at crime scenes.
  • Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and properly handled all equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Performed comprehensive searches of people and property to identify controlled substances or contraband.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Columbia Southern University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • New Jersey State Corrections Officer
  • Police Officer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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