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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Police Officer highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors, supervise subordinates, and mentoring newer officers. Believes that a willingness to learn and an emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful law enforcement officers. Over 15 years in law enforcement dealing with a wide range of difficult situations with a level head and calm disposition.

Skills
  • Supervision of Subordinates
  • Officer Training
  • Manage Department Equipment
  • Time Management
  • Protecting People and Property
  • Critical Thinking
  • Maintaining Order
  • Community Relations
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Service
  • Police Patrol Operations
  • Safety and Risk Assessments
Work History
Police Officer , 11/2006 to Current
City Of Rochester - NyRochester, NY,
  • Firearms Instructor and currently trains/qualifies other personnel on firearm usage/tactics.
  • Taser instructor and currently trains/qualifies other personnel on taser deployments/usage.
  • Attended grant writing school for the field of law enforcement. Have experience searching and writing grants.
  • Inventory and manage Military Surplus Equipment through the Department of Defense 1033 Program.
  • Conduct traffic enforcement in the city as well as outlined county areas. Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations. Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
  • Performed comprehensive searches of people and property to identify controlled substances or contraband. Investigated criminal and traffic offenses. Responded to civil unrest, search, and rescue operations.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and ensured proper handling of equipment, weapons and materials. Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities. Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms. Patrolled designated areas in patrol cars, on motorcycles, on bicycles and on foot. Executed search warrants, affidavits, and other legal documents.
  • Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress. Conducted high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed. Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases. Investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports.
  • Sustained safety protocol and ensured proper, cost-effective, and safe handling usage of equipment, weapons and materials. Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence, suspect(s), and stolen property.
  • Was the first P.O.S.T. certified Motorcycle Officer for the Taft Police Department. Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations to promote public safety and facilitate vehicular flow.
  • Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable PEBTS equipment to perform tests. Conduct Accuracy checks/calibrations for the department's portable breathalyzers.
  • Have trained numerous trainees for the department as a P.O.S.T. certified Field Training Officer. Served as an Acting Sergeant and during that assignment reviewed reports submitted by officers and handled complaints within the department as well as in the community.
Police Officer, 08/2005 to 06/2006
City Of Rochester - NyRochester, NY,
  • Attending/completed a P.O.S.T. certified Police Academy through the Bakersfield Police Department.
  • Diffused tense situations by remaining calm. Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Performed comprehensive searches of people and property to identify controlled substances or contraband.
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses. Responded to civil unrest, search, and rescue operations.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and ensured proper handling of equipment, weapons and materials. Monitored and investigated suspicious persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms. Conducted high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed. Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports. Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence, suspect(s), and stolen property.
  • Completed injury/non-injury accident reports. Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations to promote public safety and facilitate vehicular flows.
Wildland Firefighter (Seasonal), 05/1998 to 08/2005
Kern County Fire Department, Forest Service, B.L.MCity, STATE,
  • Informed and educated the public about fire prevention.
  • Operated pumps connected to high-pressure hoses. Organized fire caches and positioned equipment for most effective response at emergency calls, which resulted in quicker action times.
  • Ensured that hoses were laid out and properly connected to fire hydrants/fire engines for fire suppression.
  • Performed direct and indirect fire suppression to protect life and property throughout the United States.
  • Located hydrants and operated pumps at proper pressure to evaluate adequacy of water system and availability of water supply.
  • Was certified as a Class B tree faller and used/maintain chainsaws and other cutting tools.
  • Worked with and participated on several flights using the Kern County Fire Department's Helicopter 408 which is used for fire suppression and rescues.
  • Participated in hoist operation rescue scenarios. Working around heavy equipment on and off the fire line.
  • Served as a lookout on fires for crews working in dangerous/hazardous areas.
  • Regular maintenance routines on equipment, vehicles, and at the fire stations. Remained in radio communication with crew members as well as adjoining resources.
  • Maintained a level of good physical fitness.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 03/2003
California State University - Bakersfield - Bakersfield, CA
GPA:
: General Education, Expected in 12/2000
Bakersfield College - Bakersfield, CA
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1997
Kern Valley High School, Lake Isabella, CA - ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • California State University - Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield College
  • Kern Valley High School, Lake Isabella, CA

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Wildland Firefighter (Seasonal)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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