police sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional and Assertive Law Enforcement Officer with over 25 years of successive experience in all aspects of public service and leadership. Extensive knowledge of public safety programs, emergency response, Policy & Procedure development and Patrol operations. 20 years of experience in Crime free multiple housing programs and Community policing programs with specializations in Security Awareness and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. Highly capable of directing and leading police personnel to meet law enforcement objectives coupled with the ability to comprehend and comply with legal requirements. The ability to conduct investigations and diffuse potentially volatile situations with tact and diplomacy. Exceptional communicator with success in management of operations focused on lowering crime, heightened security, and strengthened productivity to assist with improving the overall quality of life within the community.
Work History

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department ,
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
2015 to Current
POLICE SERGEANT University Of Nebraska-Lincoln , ,
  • Supervises, plans, organizes and coordinates activities of all dayshift patrol officers within the community and with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Oversees activity of subordinates and performance.
  • Assigns staff and arranges coverage for manpower shortages or changes.
  • Reviews pertinent information and conveys information through meetings with questions and answer sessions to discuss ongoing criminal activity.
  • Analyzes reports prepared and submitted by subordinates for accuracy, completeness, essential elements, fundamental soundness and substantiation of action taken.
  • Disseminates applicable new and revised policies and procedures to subordinates and explains the implications.
  • Compiles information for and writes periodic performance evaluations on subordinates and submits completed reports to supervisor.
  • Analyzes activity reports and evaluations to determine levels of performance and the need for corrective action.
  • Attends supervisory staff meetings: gives and receives information: Participates in problem solving: Recommends policy changes and program development and training to supervisors.
  • Ensures the proper use of all department vehicles, including all working components and equipment.
  • Performs periodic inspections to ensure vehicle and officer safety.
  • Coordinates the outfitting of new vehicles and repairs on current fleet vehicles with numerous other departments and businesses to ensure time effective and appropriate repair.
  • Records use of vehicle fire extinguishers and orders replacements when necessary.
  • Traffic safety coordinator.
  • Reviews problematic locations and areas of traffic complaints by the community.
  • Oversees the placement and interprets the information provided by two electric mobile radar speed signs to assist with sign placement and traffic calming.
  • Community policing coordinator and crime free multiple housing and security specialist.
  • Coordinates all community policing contacts and meetings within the city.
  • Makes educated suggestions to community members to participate in programs to help make their areas a safer place to live.
  • Attends weekly meetings with large scale apartment complexes to discuss issues and create a plan of action to rectify problems, whether of a criminal nature or quality of life issues.
  • Successful in reducing crime in targeted areas more than 80 percent.
  • Certified CPTED and Security Specialist.
  • Reviews, assesses and writes security recommendations on new site plans submitted to the building department for approval by providing guidance based on the principles of (CPTED) Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.
  • Attends building department and planning meetings.
  • Assist building department with ordinance and safety violation enforcement and coordinate police traffic assistance for special community events.
  • Supervises and Manages the Field Training Unit.
  • Coordinates all training and Field Training Officer assignments.
  • Review, assess and performs weekly and monthly reports on new recruits.
  • Leads meetings, interviews and brain storming sessions on recruit training with both the recruit and the Field Training Officer.
  • Determines need for further training and assessments based on a legal and standardized Field Training program.
  • Sex Offender Registry Act (SORA) coordinator and enforcement officer.
  • Performs follow up investigations to make sure that all SORA offenders are in compliance with the orders of the court and the State of Michigan.
  • Coordinate investigations with the Michigan State Police coordinator during sweeps weeks of active offenders.
  • Ensures proper follow up on tips made to the SOR website and that accurate and current information is being input into the SOR database by Records personnel.
  • Develops information and evidence to obtain warrants on violators.
  • Naloxone coordinator.
  • Oversees the training, use and replacement of department issued Naloxone.
  • Responsible for the reporting of all Naloxone use to Oakland County Community Health.
  • Orders replacement Naloxone and community service business cards for dissemination by patrol officers.
  • Reviews and Revises Department orders and gives administrative support.
  • Utilizes tact and professionalism in responding to citizen complaints against officers and allegations of misconduct, applying corrective strategies on minor infractions and stricter measures on repeated or serious offenses through progressive discipline.
  • Continues to respond to calls for service and be a champion supporter and enforcer of community policing by serving our community members with compassion and professionalism.
  • Making informed decisions based on the laws of the State of Michigan and the policies and procedures of The City of Wixom Police Department.
  • Treating all people with respect and dignity while accomplishing law enforcement objectives.
08/1995 to 01/2015
POLICE OFFICER University Of Michigan , ,
  • Conducted criminal, motor vehicle and other investigations by securing areas, gathering and preserving evidence.
  • Interviewing complainants, victims, witnesses or others involved while attempting to mediate conflicts.
  • Taking field notes, collecting photographs and writing reports.
  • Prepared affidavits, reports for court and presented testimony in court.
  • Patrolled specific districts on foot and in a vehicle.
  • Investigated suspicious persons and activity, while making arrests for violations of Federal, State and local laws and city ordinances.
  • Responded to emergencies such as crimes in progress, motor vehicle accidents or medical emergencies while conforming to the policies of the department.
  • Investigate traffic accident and enforce violations, while assisting injured persons.
  • Traffic enforcement and problem solving.
  • Maintained a professional demeanor and represented the department in a professional manner, while working to find a solution to numerous problems.
  • Provided prisoner processing and transports, service of subpoenas, citations, arrest warrants and delivery of messages.
  • Anything that was asked of me or needed to assist the department in accomplishing its tasks or goals I received numerous trainings and certifications as a patrol officer and detective, the following are the major areas of interest as there are too many trainings to list:.
  • Accident investigations, including motorcycle and train investigations.
  • Commercial vehicle enforcement.
  • Property Room Management.
04/1992 to 01/1993
Field Training Officer Baylor Scott & White Health , ,
  • Crime free multiple housing.
  • Community Policing.
  • Sex Offender Registry enforcement (SORA).
  • Interview and interrogation techniques.
  • Investigations and basic detective school.
  • Identity theft and fraud training.
  • LEIN certified, SORA tip investigator I have been a certified Field Training Officer since 1998.
  • I managed the department's evidence property room for a number of years and I was a detective with the department for a few years.
  • I am a trained (SORA) enforcement officer and crime free multiple housing specialist.
  • Assigned to all the duties of a road patrol Deputy Sheriff, those duties were the same as the above listed Wixom Police Officer.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
EMU - Police Executive School of Staff and Command - ,
Expected in 10/2016 to to
Bachelor of Science Degree: Criminal Justice / Criminology
Eastern Michigan University - ,
Criminal Justice / Criminology
Expected in 2002 to to
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice
Madonna University - ,
Criminal Justice
Expected in 1991 to to
Oakland Community College - ,
Expected in 11/1991 to to
Oakland Police Academy - ,
Activities and Honors
(IACP) International Association of Chiefs of Police (NICP) National Institute on Crime Prevention Property Room and Evidence Management FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency I also review a number of Law Enforcement websites and I am an avid reader of books pertaining to the Law Enforcement Profession and psychology of Law Enforcement issues.
administrative support, basic, business cards, Community Health, database, delivery, law enforcement, legal, notes, mediate, medical emergencies, meetings, radar, personnel, on foot, Police, policies, problem solving, program development, progress, quality, repairs, reporting, safety, supervisor, supervisory, warrants, website
Additional Information
  • AWARDS AND HONORS *MADD - Mothers against Drunk Driving Award - 1996, 1997, and 1998. *Letter of commendation for a large drug bust *Letters from citizens expressing gratitude for professionalism and problem solving during times of crisis.

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School Attended

  • EMU - Police Executive School of Staff and Command
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Madonna University
  • Oakland Community College
  • Oakland Police Academy

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  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Associate of Arts

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