police officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Seasoned Law Enforcement professional well-versed in criminal investigation practices, including gathering evidence and developing incident reports. Eager to leverage 14 years of law enforcement experience, including expertise in Major Crash investigations, Managing the Department Evidence Collection Programs, and in-depth knowledge of public safety protocols.

  • Safety and Security
  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Criminal Law Knowledge
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Special Task Forces
  • Team Leadership
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Laws
  • Safety Improvements
  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Investigations Experience
  • Emergency Management
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Emergency planning
  • Court preparation
  • Relationship building and management
  • Crisis intervention and deescalation
  • Traffic Control
  • Self-defense training
  • Report writing
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Emergency Response
  • Crime Prevention
  • Court testimony
  • File and records management
  • Staff Management
  • Field Training Officer
  • Major Crash Assistance investigator
  • Lead Evidence Technician
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Whitewater, WI Expected in 06/2006 : Sociology - GPA :
Parker High School Janesville, WI Expected in 06/1997 High School Diploma. : - GPA :
Work History
Six Flags, Inc. - Police Officer
Cherry Valley, IL, 05/2007 - Current
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Validated evidence for admissibility and preserved evidence to be utilized court hearings.
  • Booked suspects into custody by processing mug shots and fingerprints.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine best course of action.
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Sorted, organized and eliminated tips on daily basis to keep open investigations moving forward.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Maintained tight controls during static and mobile surveillance operations to protect validity and usefulness of evidence collected.
  • Executed operational protocols for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Worked with investigations team to surveil and capture offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics and prescription drugs.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders to discuss crime reduction strategies.
  • 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.
  • Answered emergency calls for help from citizens and business owners.
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws.
  • Responded quickly to suspected bomb threats and evacuated buildings to search for explosive devices.
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to wide range of criminal issues.
  • Checked accuracy and integrity of collected information to identify optimal course of investigation.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Determined appropriate course of criminal prosecution by analyzing and evaluating information.
Fidelity Investments - Squad Leader
Hufsmith, TX, 12/2008 - 04/2010
  • Maintained property and equipment inventory and crew assignments.
  • Provided thorough reports to superiors regarding squad's activities on patrol.
  • Responded to emergencies with speed, efficiency and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Trained teams on emergency situation preparedness and integration of tactical planning, equipment maintenance and weapon use.
  • Produced reports on equipment status, incidences, personnel readiness and intelligence for superiors.
  • Instructed personnel in de-escalation and conflict resolution techniques for use in foreign national negotiations and cooperative actions.
Chimes - Ammunition Specialist
Aston, PA, 07/1998 - 12/2008
  • Trained personnel on safe ammunition handling to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Accurately completed all paperwork and documentation related to receiving and transfer of ammunition.
  • Handled inspection, inventory and issuance of ammunition to teams of soldiers.
  • Supervised personnel and offered extensive mentoring and training assistance.
  • Completed inspections and any basic repair need to uphold strict performance standards.

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  • Drove and operated heavy and light wheeled trucks and tracked vehicles
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Wurtz Service - Recovery Specialist
City, STATE, 12/1999 - 05/2007
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Recovered vehicles, completed private tows and managed involuntary pick-ups on behalf of business and law enforcement professionals.
  • Completed basic maintenance and minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Operated medium and light duty trucks to tow light and medium duty vehicles.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed mechanical issues, completed basic repairs and conducted preventive maintenance actions to keep equipment functional.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Secured vehicle to tow truck and checked all attachments for safe operation.
  • Answered roadside assistance calls for tows and other vehicle support.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts with shippers each day.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Delivered exceptional tow truck service across region and liaised with local authorities.

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Parker High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Squad Leader
  • Ammunition Specialist
  • Recovery Specialist


  • High School Diploma.

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