police sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Dedicated Police Sergeant with more than 25 years of expertise and knowledge. Skilled in report writing, task management and organization, and teamwork. Considered patient, professional and confident in all types of situations and when interacting with all personalities.

  • Relationship Development
  • Operational Improvement
  • Organization
  • Team Management
  • Problem Resolution
  • Supervision
  • Communications
  • Administrative support
Police Sergeant, 03/2007 - Current
State Of Louisiana Bogalusa, LA,

Supervisor of the Traffic Safety Unit, responsible for overseeing the investigation of serious and fatal vehicle crashes, identifying and alleviating traffic issues, and planning and implementing responses to special and high profile incidents. Researched and budgeted for necessary equipment and capital equipment upgrades.

  • Supervisor of the College Internship Program, responsible for selecting, assigning, and overseeing all college interns that came through our agency. This position required the coordination with various universities and colleges, as well as the faculty involved. Required to provide evaluations and grades for the student interns
  • Program Manager for the Field Training and Evaluation Program. Researched, wrote, and implemented best practice policy for the Department's Field Training Unit. Oversee all assigned Field Training Officers and Recruit Officers while in training.
  • Team Leader for the Bucks County Major Incident Response Team. Required multi-agency coordination in response to various situations such as natural disasters, crowd control, high-level VIP visits, and incidents requiring large scale police response.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Directed team of 12 police employees in the Patrol Division, setting and enforcing policies for optimal performance.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Participated in local Town Watch and events to communicate and collaborate with residents and business owners on methods for reducing crime.
Police Officer, 01/1995 - 03/2007
City Of De Pere De Pere, WI,
  • Assigned to "Power Squad" which only responded to high-priority, in-progress crimes and incidents.
  • Assigned to undercover Narcotics Unit. Responsible for the investigation and prosecution of narcotics related crimes.
  • Assigned to the Traffic Safety Unit where I was responsible for investigating and prosecuting traffic related crimes such as Homicide by Vehicle and Aggravated Assault by Vehicle. Certified to conduct vehicle weighing and measuring, as well as certified to conduct traffic engineering surveys in Pennsylvania. Recognized as an Expert Witness in Crash Reconstruction.
  • Assigned to the Bucks County Major Incident Response Team, a multi-jurisdictional unit tasked with responding to natural disasters, crowd control, high-level VIP Protective Details, and other incidents requiring a large police presence.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Cultivated working relationships with colleagues, executives and community members to build trust and communication.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Cultivated working relationships with school staff and students to build trust and communication.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and ensured proper handling of equipment, weapons and materials.
Armored Truck Driver, 01/1992 - 01/1995
Brooks Armored Car Service City, STATE,
  • Delivered cash and coins to banks and retail customers to facilitate timely financial transactions.
  • Drove and navigated armored truck and made numerous weekday stops to service banks and retail customers.
  • Maintained high degree of situational awareness to minimize risk of hazardous encounters.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process all paperwork efficiently.
  • Selected and adjusted routes to maximize vehicle fuel economy and decrease delivery times.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
  • Safely operated and maintained heavy equipment, including forklifts, stair climbers and pallet jacks.
Infantry Fire Team Leader, 02/1988 - 12/1991
United States Army City, STATE,
  • Led infantry team of 5 members in combat operations, including providing tactical guidance.
  • Processed prisoners of war and captured documents.
  • Coordinated and supervised weapon employment and adhered to fire discipline planning and protocols.
  • Maintained advanced knowledge of team member skills and deficiencies to properly and safely coordinate tactical strategy.
  • Led training on weapons systems for Heavy Weapons Squad.
  • Led diverse training simulations to prepare teams for combat and emergency situations.
  • Evaluated rapidly changing conditions and provided decisive leadership to cultivate effective and well-planned team movements.
  • Prepared operation plans and orders to support security of resources and installations.
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars and hand grenades and accounted for all weapons.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2018
Eastern Gateway Community College - Steubenville, OH
Status -
  • Summa cum laude graduate
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Fraternal Order of Police, Bucks County Lodge #53
  • Life Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6495, Levittown, Pa.
  • Life Member, 101st Airborne Division Association
  • Member and Chairman of the Bucks County Technical High School Occupational Advisory Committee for the EMS Program
  • Named a Red Cross Hometown Hero for life saving action
  • Received multiple awards for Bravery, Honor, and Merit while employed as a Police Officer
  • Received numerous awards for exemplary performance while in the United States Army

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