police officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Motivated Police Officer committed to serving and protecting citizens from crime and dangerous activities. Extensive conflict and crisis prevention training. Specializes in de-escalated situations to provide optimal outcomes for all involved individuals.

  • Arrest techniques
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Radar speed measurement
  • Search and seizure warrants
  • Intelligence reports
  • Community relations
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Drug laws enforcement
  • Patrol procedures
  • Reviewing body camera footage
01/1990 to Current Police Officer City Of Wauwatosa | Wauwatosa, WI,
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Adhered to safety protocols and properly handled equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Responded to calls related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse and animal rescue.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
  • Liaised with school counselors and administrators regarding juvenile offenders.
06/2003 to 04/2017 School Resource Officer Douglas County School System | Douglasville, GA,
  • Instructed [Number] law enforcement classes to students in [Year].
  • Patrolled campus to deter property theft, disorderly conduct and [Type] crime.
  • Assisted students, campus staff and visitors with safety escorts, battery jumps and [Type].
  • Issued warnings and summonses, escalating [Type] incidents to [Job title] for assistance.
01/1991 to 07/2013 Narcotics Investigator Metropolitan Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Enforced drug-related laws, serving warrants, apprehending suspects and assisting prosecution.
  • Developed confidential sources to perform undercover investigations.
  • Testified in court using evidence compiled to apprehend criminals.
  • Conducted follow-up investigations for felony narcotics arrests.
  • Performed undercover work and organized operational plans.
  • Tracked information from patrol officers, community members and confidential informants.
  • Implemented physical surveillance activities and managed informants.
  • Collaborated with agents, businesses and organizations to identify drug trafficking routes and dealers.
  • Completed routine police reports after conducting investigations.
  • Dismantled transportation networks that supply narcotics to local distribution markets.
  • Disseminated information concerning drug prevention to community.
  • Explored prescription drug fraud and forgeries leads.
  • Investigated pharmaceutical drug infractions and illegal narcotics activity through successful resolution.
  • Reported results of investigations with written observations and photographs, and produced final reports.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Completed comprehensive face-to-face interviews with subjects, neighbors and employers to generate reports to document investigative findings.
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
  • Ran background checks of individuals to obtain data on character, financial status and personal history.
  • Developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Trained and mentored field investigators and worked with team lead to identify skills, problem areas and opportunities for staff development and improvement.
  • Researched and reviewed case files and gathered information to solve crimes.
  • Conducted safe and legal inspections and searches of property, vehicles and items.
  • Referred cases for potential prosecution to District Attorney's office.
  • Wrote accurate and timely reports regarding emergency response calls.
  • Collected evidence for trials and prepared displays.
  • Collaborated with [Type of agency] to conduct investigations.
  • Completed debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated.
  • Trained subordinate officers on investigative techniques and results-driven intelligence operations.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
  • Coordinated investigations with military and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Created and submitted analytic reports for closed cases.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1985 to to High School Diploma | Dunbar High School, Washington, DC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Dunbar High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • School Resource Officer
  • Narcotics Investigator


  • High School Diploma

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