Livecareer-Resume

Police Sergeant Resume Example

Love this resume?

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
:
Summary Statement

Highly educated and motivated individual with 24 years experience in law enforcement who also has a background in security operations. I possess strong leadership, problem solving, and communication skills. I am interested in continuing my career in public safety and protection with a team oriented organization.

Professional Skills

Education: Master of Arts in Education with a Major in Administration and Supervision from Seton Hall University

Employment: Experienced supervisor of a squad of 4-5 police officers and a supervisor in the security industry, advanced criminal interdiction background, and expert communicator who instructs fellow members of the law enforcement community in report writing.

Language: Intermediate level Spanish speaker, reader, and writer.

Personal: Family-oriented individual who has a strong work ethic rooted in integrity. Goal setter who always looks to achieve personal goals and goals as part of a team environment.

Education
Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ Expected in 05/2000 Master of Arts : Education Administration - GPA :
  • 4.0 GPA
University of Delaware Newark, DE Expected in 05/1995 Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • Cum laude graduate
  • 3.4 GPA
Certifications/Achievements

FEMA IS-800 September 1, 2020

  • 4 hour online course provided by the Emergency Management Institute educating the student on the National Response Framework

FEMA IS-520 September 1, 2020

  • 1 hour online course provided by the Emergency Management Institute providing an Introduction to Continuity of Operations for Pandemic Influenzas

FEMA IS-912 September 1, 2020

  • 1 hour online course provided by the Emergency Management Institute educating the student in Retail Security Awareness Understanding the Hidden Hazards

FEMA IS-700 August 31, 2020

  • 4 hour online course provided by the Emergency Management Institute providing an Introduction to the National Incident Management System

Certified Security Guard Supervisor January 2020 - Current

  • Supervisor Leadership course by Green Mountain Concert Services, Manchester, CT

NY Security Guard Instructor Certification October 2019 - Current

  • NY State Department of State, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Albany, NY is licensing authority

Certified Crowd Manager December 2018 - Current

  • Online certification given by International Association of Venue Managers, Coppell, TX

Massachusetts Crowd Manager Certification December 2018 - Current

  • State of Massachusetts Department of Fire Services, Stow, MA

Certified Beekeeper April 2018 - Current

  • Essex County Beekeepers Society, Roseland, NJ

Conducted Energy Device (Taser) Certified December 2016 - Current

  • Training conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

NY Security Guard Certification May 2016 - Current

  • Initial courses taken at Aye Spy Security 261 W. 35th Street, NY, NY
  • NY State Department of State, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Albany, NY is licensing authority

NJ Security Guard Certification (Armed & Unarmed) June 2015 - Current

  • Certified by New Jersey State Police Private Detective Unit, West Trenton, NJ

Incident Command/National Incident Management System (ICS/NIMS) Level 100/200 Certification April 16, 2006

  • Course taken at Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award October 2003

  • MADD New Jersey Branch, East Windsor, NJ

Certified Breathalyzer & Alco-Test Operator September 2003 - Current

  • Course provided by New Jersey State Police and taken at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

CPR Lifesaving Award December 2000, December 2012, December 2019

  • Awards given by the Wyckoff Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Wyckoff, NJ

DWI/Standardized Field Sobriety Test Certified December 1999 - Current

  • Course provided by New Jersey State Police and taken at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

Certified Radar Operator March 1999 - Current

  • Certified by the NJ Division of Criminal Justice, 25 Market St. Trenton, NJ

Chief Herbert M. Allmers Award December 1998

  • Outstanding Student, Bergen County Police Academy Recruit Class 81, Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

CPR, AED, BLS Certified December 1998 - Current

  • Certified through Lifesavers, Inc, 39 Plymouth Street, Fairfield, NJ
  • Courses taken at Wyckoff Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Wyckoff, NJ

Squad Leader, Bergen County Police Academy Recruit Class #81

August 1998 - December 1998, Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ

Professional Work Experience
Los Rios Community College District - Police Sergeant
Sacramento, CA, 08/2016 - Current

Salary: $146,900/year Hours per week: 40 Contact Current Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Lt. Joseph Soto 201-891-2121

Assigned to the Patrol Division as a squad supervisor. Also assigned as officer in charge of the Records Division and department's UCR reporter, which consists of utilizing the records management system, Microsoft Word and Excel to track various department activities and crime statistics, completing background checks, and preparing and submitting monthly Uniform Crime Reports to the New Jersey State Police and Chief of Police. Coordinator of the department's criminal interdiction unit due to training and experience in identifying, pursuing, and arresting suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts. One of three officers assigned as a Resiliency Police Officer. Recipient of multiple life saving awards and letters of commendation for self-initiated actions and community service.

Southwest General Health Center - Police Officer
Strongsville, OH, 07/1998 - 08/2016

Salary: $134,300/year Hours per week: 40 Contact Former Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Lt. Joseph Soto 201-891-2121

Assigned to the Patrol Division as patrol officer and also assigned as assistant records officer within the Records Division. Required to use excellent problem solving and communication skills on a daily basis to prevent, detect and investigate crimes; patrol assigned areas on foot or by motor vehicle; subdue persons causing disturbance or who threaten harm to themselves or others; follow rules/procedures concerning search and seizure of evidence and contraband; arrest violators; prepare report of activities and events that occurred during shift; perform traffic control; and assist citizens in emergency situations. Checked departmental reports for accuracy and professionalism, as well as compiled statistical data using the records management system and Microsoft Word and Excel as assistant records officer. Recipient of multiple life saving awards and letters of commendation for self-initiated actions and community service.

Chesterfield County, Va - Probation Officer
Chesterfield, VA, 05/1996 - 07/1998

Salary: $35,000/year Hours per week: 40 Contact Former Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Nicole Jaccoi 201-221-0700

Assigned to both the Child Support Enforcement Division and the Adult Supervision Division. During assignment to the Child Support Enforcement Division, enforced court ordered child support orders through wage garnishments and issuance of arrest warrants. Coordinator of the newly formed License Suspension Program to help increase compliance with child support orders. Interacted with multiple parties involved with these court orders including plaintiffs, defendants, lawyers, judges and hearing officers, and multiple law enforcement agencies. During assignment to the Adult Supervision Division, ensured clients were complaint with the terms of their probation through office and field visits, drug testing, and monitoring their payment schedules. Issued Violation of Probation warrants, wrote detailed Violation of Probation reports and testified in Superior Court on a regular basis. One of two officers assigned to a specialized caseload of domestic violence offenders. Recipient of letter of commendation due to de-escalation of a potentially volatile situation.

Jacintoport International - Intern
Houston, TX, 02/1996 - 05/1996

Salary: $8/hour Hours per week: 35 Contact Former Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Lt. Anthony Ravenda (retired)

Cataloged and organized fingerprint cards and mugshot negative files. Learned the Bergen County system of identification, AFIS, and other systems of fingerprint identification. Interacted with officers in order to learn about crime scene investigation, preservation of evidence, and criminal identification.

Other Work Experience

Instructor, Street Cop Training, September 2019 - Current

151 RT. 33 E, Suite 254, Manalapan, NJ 07726

Salary: 50% tuition cost per student Hours per week: 8 hours per class Contact Current Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Dennis Benigno 732-351-2565

Instructor and developer of course entitled "Fundamentals of Report Writing." Use various teaching methods and techniques to instruct members of the law enforcement community in proper police report writing and strengthening their written communication skills. Developed curriculum using Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.

Security Officer/Supervisor/Trainer, Green Mountain Concert Services, December 2018 - Current

25 Wentworth Drive, Williston, VT 05495

Salary: $17.25/hour Hours per week: 4+ Contact Current Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Kenneth Schneider 908-839-9517

Provide safe and secure environment for crowds of various size in a professional manner with an emphasis on customer service. Duties include guest screening prior to entry, crowd control, access control, first aid, protect and secure people and property, and reporting unsafe conditions. Responsible for supervising a crew of security officers at Bergen Performing Arts Center. Also certified to train company personnel for NY State security guard licensing.

Off-Duty Officer, Security Industry Specialists, Inc., July 2015 - Current

601 W 26th Steet, Suite 1370, New York, NY 10001

Salary: $35/hour Hours per week: 8+ Contact Current Supervisor: Yes

Supervisor: Robert Reehil 646-300-0586

Responsible for providing security escorts that ensure the life safety and physical security of assigned client, investigation and surveillance support, product escort, executive protection for high-end clientele, and retail security and screening. Recently trained and deployed as a COVID-19 screener.

Training

Apple Portfolio Training/COVID-19 Screener June 9, 2020

  • 1 hour online course provided by Apple for all security guards tasked with screening store employees and customers for symptoms of COVID-19. Students also learned how to take thermal temperature scans using handheld and walk-through scanners.

Customer Service/De-escalation Techniques April 2, 2020

  • 1 hour online, instructor led course provided by Security Industry Specialists. Students learned a customer service approach in providing security services for retail clients that included an empathy based response in de-escalating unsatisfied customers. Training also included a section on cultural diversity training for all security guards who work in Apple stores.

Resiliency Training Symposium October 10-11, 2019

  • Training conducted by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice in Trenton, NJ. Required for all officers appointed as Resiliency Police Officers (RPO) within their respective departments. Each RPO is then tasked with implementing the NJ Resiliency Program for Law Enforcement which instills a positive culture for law enforcement officers by providing them with the tools to withstand, recover and grow in the face of stressors, trauma, and the changing demands of their unique work.

Interdiction Mastermind Course September 27, 2019

  • Seven hour course conducted by Street Cop Training at the Morris County Police Academy, Morristown, NJ. Course teaches police officers how to be successful at criminal interdiction. Topics include why criminals join criminal enterprises, common drug routes, body language, deceptive behavior, and common-sense approaches to understanding reasonable suspicion.

National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Training December 4-5, 2018

  • Two course taught by the FBI and hosted by the New Jersey State Police UCR unit in Hamilton, NJ. Course designed for each department's UCR officer

Proactive Police Supervision November 26-28, 2018

  • Three day seminar given by Connell Consulting at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy, Mahwah, NJ. Course is designed for sergeants and lieutenants assigned as patrol supervisors. This course focuses on the operational aspects of first line supervision with special emphasis on those likely supervisory challenges one may expect to encounter. It fuses the actual practice of law enforcement with its theoretical foundation by integrating relevant New Jersey case law, court rules, statutory law and Attorney General guidelines.

High Level Interdiction and Concealed Compartments October 16, 2018

  • Seven hour course hosted by the New Jersey Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association in Kenilworth, NJ. Course provides police officers with a comprehensive break down of criminal trafficking trends, vehicle hides, and electronic hidden compartments. Instruction also covers simple indicators more prominently seen with high level criminal vehicles. Officers also taught how to conduct a methodical vehicle search that ensures no contraband will be missed or compartment overlooked.

Cultural Diversity, De-escalation, and Bias Crime Reporting June 18, 2018

  • 3 hour online training block offered by the Community Law Enforcement Affirmative Relations Continuing Education Institute. Mandatory course for all law enforcement officers in the State of New Jersey. Officers were trained in identifying factors that constitute cultures in NJ; identifying the nature of bias, inherent bias, and the way that can affect the behavior of a law enforcement officer in the community they serve; identifying verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques when dealing with a person of a different culture, ethnicity, religion, or sexual preference; and understanding the procedure for reporting potential bias crimes.

Hidden Compartment Training April 24, 2018

  • Eight hour course given by Trap Find, LLC and hosted by the Mahwah (NJ) Police Department. Course provides law enforcement officers with the knowledge to easily identify and interdict electronically operated hidden compartments in motor vehicles. Topics also include case law, search techniques, and networking.

Street Smart Cop/Proactive Patrol Tactics March 13-14, 2018

  • Two day comprehensive course taught by Street Cop Training at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Topics include becoming a proactive police officer while staying constitutionally compliant, distinguishing illegal police conduct from legal police conduct, current crime trends, motor vehicle law, exposure to hidden compartments/hides, and officer safety/tactics that will save your life.

Proactive Criminal Enforcement October 18-19, 2017

  • Two day course given by Sgt. Mike Connor of the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force and hosted by the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police and Homeland Security Investigations at the Morris County Police Academy in Morristown, NJ. Course focused on advanced criminal interdiction tactics, especially in the area of traffic stops. Officers are taught techniques to spot suspected criminals including wanted fugitives, drug smugglers, terrorists, child abductors and theft suspects.

Uniform Crime Reporting/UCR Reporter Training April 20, 2017 and November 4, 2016

  • Course given by the New Jersey State Police UCR unit at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ designed for each department's UCR reporter to properly classify crime statistics and submit crime reports for analysis each month.

Police Leadership and Diversity Challenge Training March 2, 2017

  • Four hour course taught by Asst. Police Chief Hajir Nuriddin in Wyckoff, NJ. Interactive workshop that asked officers to examine personal perceptions of groups and value systems, examined how changing demographics impact professional services, and stressed the role of teamwork in building strong teams. Training was customized to provide practical, effective and sustainable solutions to enhance decision-making and improve in the execution of the highest priorities and mission of the Wyckoff Police Department.

Central Judicial Processing, NJTR-1 Revision Training, and Criminal Justice Reform/Complaint Approval for Supervisor Training January 2017

  • 3-4 hour online training blocks offered by NJ Learn/First Responder Learning System which dealt with New Jersey's comprehensive reform to processing criminal complaints, bail reform, and motor vehicle accident reports.

Criminal Justice Information System Training (CJIS) November 21-22, 2016

  • Two day course given at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy which provided proper methodology for entering and obtaining information from the various functions of the FBI's Criminal Information System.

Use of Force/De-escalation Training, Cultural Awareness Training, and Racial Profiling Training May and June 2016

  • Three hour training blocks provided by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Wyckoff Police Department, Wyckoff, NJ in order to bring department in compliance with training in these areas.

Major Crash Investigations March 31, 2016

  • Eight hour course conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Officers learned how to assist in securing the scene and protect evidence during major motor vehicle accident investigations involving death or serious bodily injury.

Arrest, Search, and Seizure Training and Updates January 27, 2016, October 27, 2010, October 29, 2008 and November 1, 2008

  • Seven hour course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course provided officers with the most recent case law and procedural updates in arrest, search, and seizure.

Cumulative Skills Driver Safety Training May 8, 2015, October 22, 2010, May 12, 2006, and November 8, 2001

  • Eighth hour course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course used a mix of classroom instruction and a series of outdoor driving courses to teach officers safe operation of emergency vehicles during routine patrol and emergency response.

Multi-agency Active Shooter / Simunitions Training April 1, 2015

  • Eight hour active shooter training hosted by the Ridgewood Police Department at Hawes Elementary School in Ridgewood, NJ. Training consisted of classroom discussion and live active shooter scenarios in a school setting using modified duty weapons and simunitions. Officers from various surrounding agencies took part in the training in order to simulate an actual active shooter response.

Bomb/IED Awareness Workshop September 3, 2014

  • Eight hour training conducted by the Department of Homeland Security at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. The workshop enhances the participant’s understanding of the IED threat, surveillance detection methods, and soft target awareness. The workshop also covers awareness and prevention measures, as well as, collaborative information-sharing resources to enable first responders, critical infrastructure owners, operators, and security staff to deter, prevent, detect, and protect against the illicit and terrorist use of explosives in the United States.

Specialized Passenger Vehicle Criminal and Terrorist Identification and Apprehension Workshop June 24-26, 2014

  • 24 hours of training conducted by Desert Snow and hosted by the Bergen County Sheriff's Department in Hackensack, NJ. Training included indicators of criminal activity, roadside interview techniques, vehicle search techniques using live concealment displays, case law discussion, evidence collection and courtroom testimony.

Commercial Truck Enforcement May 20, 2014

  • Six hour training course held at the Passaic County Police Academy in Wayne, NJ. This seminar reviewed state statutes for commercial truck enforcement and videos showing trucks and how to inspect for improper loads, overweight vehicles, emission stickers, I.R.P. violations and proper inspection.

Overdose America May 6-7, 2014

  • 16 hours of online training conducted by the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Taskforce / St. Petersburg College 3200 34th Street, St. Petersburg, FL. Training consisted of trafficking trends and drug identification related to opioids/opiates, prescription drug investigations and the role of the DEA Tactical Diversion Squad, DEA Clandestine Laboratory Team Response to opioids/opiates enforcement operations, agent/officer safety related to opioid/opiate handling, and hazards during enforcement operations and other encounters.

Domestic Violence Response Enhancement Program / Domestic Violence Investigation Training and Updates January 16, 2014, June 17, 2011, April 28, 2008, June 24-25, 2004 and February 21-23, 2001

  • Over 60 hours of training provided by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and NJ Division of Criminal Justice at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Training consisted of understanding victims of domestic violence, legal and procedural updates, and investigating and prosecuting domestic violence cases.

Autism and Law Enforcement: Recognition, Response, and Risk Management March 26, 2013

  • 8 hours of specialized training conducted by Autism Risk and Safety Management at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. This training detailed numerous scenarios that people diagnosed across the autism spectrum could become involved with and goes over the various ways in which officers and first responders can best react.

High Risk Patrol October 17-19, 2012

  • Three days of training held at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Training consisted of a mix of class lectures and live scenarios that prepared officers in dealing with high risk situations such as armed robberies, active shooter scenarios, hostage situations, fleeing suspects, and motor vehicle stop encounters that turned violent.

Advanced Interview and Interrogation March 21-22, 2012

  • 16 hours of training conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation held at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Training topics included preparing for the interview, the background interview, Miranda warnings, non-verbal behavior, verbal behavior, the behavior analysis interview, and the eight-step interrogation method.

Introduction to Patrol Drug Investigation September 11-12, 2011

  • 16 hours of online training conducted by the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Taskforce / St. Petersburg College 3200 34th Street, St. Petersburg, FL. Training consisted of providing the history of drug use, distribution methodology and current trends of illicit distributors and counterdrug law enforcement; showing examples of narcotics and dangerous drugs likely to be encountered by patrol officers in their law enforcement duties; presenting multijurisdictional technique standards currently being used in covert and overt narcotic investigations; and providing Supreme Court decisions related to investigation.

Introduction to Highway/Rural Drug Investigation June 14-15, 2011

  • 16 hours of online training conducted by the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Taskforce / St. Petersburg College 3200 34th Street, St. Petersburg, FL. Course designed to train small-town law enforcement agencies in the newest trends of narcotics investigations and officer safety, the proper identification of rolling clandestine labs that may be present in rural areas, and assessment of potential suspects through knowledge of body language, eye patterns, and drug-induced characteristics and behaviors.

Conducting Complete Traffic Stops October 6-7, 2010

  • 16 hours of training conducted by the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center in Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA. Course focused on the relationship between traffic enforcement and criminal enforcement. Students received extensive instruction in roadside interviews and vehicles equipped with after market installed false compartments. Officers also received instruction in the importance of a passenger side approach and officer safety.

Comprehensive Insurance Fraud Training Program May 5, 2010

  • 8 hours of training held at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course covered various types of insurance fraud such as application fraud, claims fraud and motor vehicle document fraud. Students were shown various examples of fraudulent documents and provided with resources to investigate possible fraud.

Introduction to Crash Investigations October 11-12, 2007

  • 16 hours of training held at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. This two day course taught officers how to accurately report motor vehicle accidents using proper measurements and technology.

Current Drug Trends March 19, 2007

  • 8 hour course taught by the Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course provided an understanding of current and emerging drugs: terminology, appearance, paraphernalia, methods of ingestion, physiological and psychological effects, cultivation and or production and concealment methods. This course also included the conversion of commonly found legal substances to achieve or mimic drug effects.

Advanced Counter-Terrorism February 15-16, 2005

  • Two day workshop taught by the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course was designed to familiarize and engage local law enforcement with an array of issues, including pre-Incident indicators/current trends and tactics, intelligence and law enforcement, foreign threats entering the United States, suicide bombers and bomb recognition techniques.

Child Abuse Investigations November 5, 2004

  • 8 Hour course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Topics included focus on three main areas: Cognitive Aspects, Emotional Reactions and Skill Building. Preliminary considerations, specifically, the need for sensitivity with the child, as well as the overall effect that the sexual abuses interview has on the investigator. The program included discussions on child abuse indicators, the extent of sexual abuse in our community, family dynamics and other associated patterns, and working in conjuction with the NJ Division of Youth and Family Services.

Spanish for Law Enforcement October 4-8, 2004

  • Five day course offered by the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course provided practical instruction in Spanish for police officers. Objectives of this program were to increase officer safety, increase community safety, enhance job performance, project a positive image in the Hispanic community and to provide protection from legal liability.

Advanced Fingerprinting March 13-19, 2004

  • Five day course offered by the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course built on subject matter covered in the Basic Fingerprinting course. Officers learned how to process crime scenes for latent fingerprints and use unique fingerprint characteristics to make positive identifications of subjects.

DMV Licenses, Procedures, and Document Fraud Training October 6, 2003

  • 8 hour course taught by the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course taught officers the new requirements for obtaining documents at the Motor Vehicle Commission. This overhaul of the NJ Division of Motor Vehicles was mainly a result of several terrorists involved in the 9/11/2001 attacks having obtained New Jersey driver's licenses. It also covered common practices used to obtain documents fraudulently and showed examples of fraduluent motor vehicle documents from New Jersey and other states.

Handcuffing/Defensive Tactics Course April 29, 2003

  • 8 hours course offered at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Officers were taught handcuffing techniques for compliant, passively resistant and combative subjects. Following learning handcuffing techniques, officers are taught how to systematically search standing and prone subjects, escorting techniques, and how to un-cuff them systematically. Relevant handcuffing case law was also covered.

Drug Identification October 25, 2002

  • 8 hour course offered at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Officers were taught the current drug trends during the popular club era of the early 2000s. The course covered drug identification, packaging and consumption methods, and symptoms of those under the influence of drugs such as MDMA, Ketamine, GHB, and Rohypnol.

Controlling Non-Compliant Prisoners/Defensive Tactics Course September 18, 2002

  • 8 hour course taught by the Bergen County Sheriff's Department at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course covered dealing with non-compliant subjects both in the cell block area and within the jail cell. Officers were taught de-escalation techniques as well as effective self-defense techniques to gain complaince in the event subjects became combative.

Fire and Arson Detection/Crime Scene Search April 22-26, 2002

  • Five day course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Arson Investigation Unit at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Officers were trained in varoius types of fires and their causes, how fire travels in various types of structures, the best methods to combat fires, and fire suppression systems. Officers also learned how to pinpoint where a fire started, how to look for accelerants, preservation of arson scenes, and how to identify and interview possible arson suspects.

Ground Fighting / Defensive Tactics Course March 11-12, 2002

  • Two day defensive tactics course offered at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course taught officers arrest techniques, defensive and offensive moves to use while in a ground altercation using classroom instruction and live drills.

Advanced Cultural Diversity Training June 12-13, 2001

  • Two day course taught by the New Jersey Regional Community Police Institute at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course used a community policing appraoch to help officers interact with persons of different cultures and backgrounds.

Basic Fingerprinting March 26-30, 2001

  • Course taught at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Topics covered included basic fingerprint pattern identification, NCIC classifications, Henry system of classification and AFIS blocking which allowed for officers to read and classify fingerprints.

Sex Crimes Investigation February 14-16, 2001

  • Three day course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Sex Crimes Unit at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Areas of instruction will included child victim interviewing and follow-up investigation; behavioral traits of sex offenders; adult victim interviewing and offender interrogation; coordination with the Sexual Assault Response Team, sexual assault nurse examiners and the rape care advocate; and crime scene investigation and evidence collection.

Initial Response To Burglary December 3, 1999

  • 8 hours course offered at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course was designed for patrol officers who are the first to arrive at the scene of a burglary. Topics covered included crime scene protection, gathering witness and victim statements, learning about burglary trends, and having a question and answer session with a former career burglar.

Interview and Interrogation November 15-19, 1999

  • Five day course offered by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course focused on the best methods to use in interviewing victims, witnesses, and suspects of crimes, as well as the proper way to interrogate a suspect in a formal setting. Officers were able to apply the methods learned in scenario based training that utilized professional actors.

Report Writing/Courtroom Testimony May 17-19, 1999

  • Three day course taught by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Course designed for newer officers to instruct them in the best way to write investigative reports. Officers also learned courtroom decorum and how to testify in front of a judge and jury. Officers were asked to testify to their reports in a mock trial scenario.

Cell Block Management/Suicide Awareness November 5, 1998

  • Three hour training block given by the NJ Department of Corrections during the Basic Police Academy Class as mandated by the Police Training Commission for all agencies that have detention areas. Topics included how to keep the cell block area in compliance with DOC guidelines; officer safety; symptoms, conditions and behavioral cues to be aware of for suicidal detainees; and methods of detainee suicide.

Weapons Safety July 9, 1998

  • 4 hour course taught by the Bergen County Sheriff's Department at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Academy in Mahwah, NJ. Officers were taught about the various types of weapons they may encounter in the field, the nomenclature of various weapons, and how to make them safe.

Bi-annual/Annual training in the following areas: Firearms (Handgun and Carbine), Active Shooter, BLS, Use of Force, Motor Vehicle Pursuit, Bloodborne Pathogens, Right to Know.




Volunteer Experience / Community Service

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Dumont, NJ June 2012 - Current

  • Service includes working different booths at the parish carnival each June, decorating and undecorating the church for the Christmas season, and food sorting at the NJ Food Bank. Many of these activities are done with my son and parents.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Wayne, NJ December 2015 - January 2018

  • Volunteered with my son doing sales assistance and stock work as needed by management.

Wyckoff Policeman's Benevolent Association, Wyckoff, NJ September 1999 - Current

  • Coordinator of the Toys for Tots Program from 2008-2013. Collected new, unwrapped toys from donation boxes placed at area businesses.
  • Coordinator of the Movember Men's Cancer Fundraiser 2011-2012. Raised over $1000 from employee donations and a charity event at a local restaurant.
  • Co-coordinator of the Home Cuts for Healthcare Heroes Fundraiser March 2020. Raised over $2000 from employee and resident donations.
  • Assist at various benefit drives and community events as needed.
Professional Organizations

New Jersey Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association PO Box 202, Port Reading, NJ January 2018 - Current

  • Member : The NJNEOA was organized to encourage mutual cooperation, discussion and interest in the problems of enforcement concerning drug abuse; to exchange ideas, conduct seminars and conferences to educate those involved in the abatement of the illegal narcotic trade.

Wyckoff Policemen's Benevolent Association Local 261, PO Box 13, Wyckoff, NJ

  • Member since 1999 and President from 2004-2012. Bargaining unit and benevolent organization under the NJ State PBA.

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:

74Average

Resume Strength

  • Length
  • Personalization
  • Target Job

Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Seton Hall University
  • University of Delaware
Job Titles Held:
  • Police Sergeant
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Intern
Degrees
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

Similar Resume

View All
Police Sergeant
Police Sergeant
Police Sergeant