police sergeant resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Deadline-driven and results-oriented Police Officer with over 15 years of experience coordinating investigations. Skilled at researching and reviewing case files, and interviewing subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.

Resourceful leader focused on [Area of Expertise] while leveraging creative problem-solving abilities to solve complex crimes and cases. Effectively oversee, discipline and motivate officers to better protect and serve area residents. Monitor field operations to optimize behaviors and minimize protocol violations. Skilled at relating to team members, administrators and general public with good interpersonal communication skills. Qualified [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in law enforcement roles. Excellent leadership, decision-making and records management abilities with expertise in courtroom testimony and case oversight. Familiar with [Location] and local peoples. Driven [Job Title] supervises and coordinates investigations of serious criminal cases. Adept at offering guidance and expertise to investigators. Committed to keeping procedures compliant with regulations. Dedicated [Job Title] with more than [Number] years of expertise and knowledge. Skilled in report writing, [Skill] and [Skill]. Considered patient, professional and confident in all types of situations and when interacting with all personalities. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Flexible
  • Team management
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Team building
  • People skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Work ethic
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Supervision
  • Multitasking
  • Relationship building
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organization
Police Sergeant, 02/2018 - Current
University Of California Rocklin, CA,
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Directed team of [Number] police employees in [Type] division, setting and enforcing policies for optimal performance.
  • Interviewed witnesses to [Type] and [Type] incidents gathering information and help determine further action.
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Supervised and reviewed 6 subordinates.
  • Responded quickly to calls from citizens for help in various situations, including Homicides and Gang shootings.
  • Monitored serving of warrants and assisted in making required arrests.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including BLM protests and other protests to prevent injuries.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to respond to gang shootings, robberies, and homicides calls and investigate disturbances.
  • Coordinated routine evaluations with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
Gang Detective, 05/2013 - 10/2017
University Of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI,
  • Conducted [Number] extensive narcotic investigations which resulted in $[Amount] in forfeiture and seizures.
  • Employed anti-gang investigative tactics, techniques and procedures to suppress gang activity by [Number]% in [Year].
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in the community.
  • Liaised with legal staff, [Job title]'s office and other federal law enforcement agencies to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
  • Cordoned off scenes to protect evidence and prevent unauthorized access.
  • Performed undercover work in person or through remote communications such as telephone calls.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Investigated [Number] criminal acts per week, including [Type] and [Type] acts.
  • Performed [Number] short- and long-term undercover narcotics investigations through successful resolutions by executing over [Number] high-risk drug, vice and weapon transactions.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
  • Photographed narcotic purchase transactions to compile evidence and protect undercover investigators.
  • Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
  • Completed successful narcotics investigation on suspected narcotics dealer, obtaining search warrant and seizing over $[Amount] of cannabis and $[Amount] in drug money.
  • Investigated activities such as [Type] and [Type] to build solid cases for criminal prosecution.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Installed covert cameras to review media and gather surveillance evidence in [Number] cases.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Read and evaluated case reports from each detective to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
  • Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.
  • Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants, and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Communicated information on proper procedures, judicial processes and successful strategies for criminal investigations.
  • Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
  • Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
Beat Officer, 01/2013 - 05/2013
City Of Miami Police Department City, STATE,

I was the Coral Way/8 street beat officer for less than 6 months and in my time there i made contact with business owners/tenants in a daily bases and address their concern in a timely manner. I was in charge of the Dominoes park, high visibility and keeping a free crime area for not only tourists but residents in the area. I was able to reduce crime including robberty and theft on my beat. I also made several arrests of robbery suspects.

Police Officer, 09/2007 - 05/2013
City Of Miami Police Department City, STATE,

After completed FTO, i was placed in the North Disctrict Midnight shift, where i worked all three areas including Upper East Side, Little Haiti and Model City.

I then worked in the South District, Flagami for several years until 2013 that i became the Coral Way Beat officer.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 2008
Miami Dade College - Miami, FL
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Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 2005
Miami Dade College - Miami, FL
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2003
Southwest High School - Miami, FL,
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School Attended

  • Miami Dade College
  • Miami Dade College
  • Southwest High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Sergeant
  • Gang Detective
  • Beat Officer
  • Police Officer


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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