police sergeant patrol resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I am a hard-working and dedicated individual whose long-range goal is to continue to make law enforcement my career. Summary Patrol Sergeant with 10 years of experience in law enforcement. I have worked for several city police departments and a county sheriff's department. Accomplishments In order to achieve my goal of becoming a police officer, I put myself through the police academy twice. The first time I had to withdraw due to illness. The second time I accomplished my goal. In my first year with the Bell County Sheriff's Department, I was involved in two officer-involved shootings, one indirectly and one directly. I have faced and overcome many adversities in my career to include losing my brother in the line of duty. During my time on patrol I lead my shift in DWI arrests. I received a letter of commendation from the Lieutenant of the Bell County Sheriff's Department's Special Crimes Unit for my assistance in a Writ of Attachment on two juvenile children. I have also received many compliments and thank you's from the citizens that I have interacted with. I am dual certified with both a Peace Officers License and a Jailers License through TCOLE. I currently hold an Advanced Peace Officers License. Within in my first six months with Nolanville Police Department I made Field Training Officer and had two Felony convictions. I have numerous certification from various classes I have taken i/e Crash investigator, SFST certified, Taser certified, and FTO certified. Focused Officer with 10 years of experience and knowledge. Expert skills in report writing, evidence handling and conflict resolution. Known for having patience, professionalism and self-assurance when interacting with different personalities.

  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Stationary surveillance
  • Dispatch
  • Prevention of Criminal Activity
  • Traffic Laws
  • Traffic Management
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Physical restraint
  • Personnel supervision
  • Criminal law
  • Criminal investigation
  • Search and seizure
  • Firearms training
  • Crime Prevention
  • Community Oriented Policing
  • Suspect identification
  • Laws and ordinances
  • Emergency Response
  • Investigation documentation
  • Arrest procedures
  • Criminal Investigations
  • File and records management
Work History
Police Sergeant, Patrol, 08/2016 to Current
City Of EscondidoEscondido, CA,
  • Served warrants, summonses, subpoenas and other official papers.
  • Gathered physical evidence and preserves for court.
  • Patrolled Nolanville neighborhoods and observed area for possible criminal activity.
  • Apprehended suspects and searched vehicles for drugs or paraphernalia.
  • Investigated and reported incidents
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws.
  • Motivated and trained squad members to become proficient with equipment and daily tasks.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine best course of action.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases.
  • Answered emergency calls for help from citizens and business owners.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Established and enforced employee performance policies.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
Patrol Deputy Sheriff /Transporter, 11/2013 to 08/2016
City Of OnalaskaOnalaska, WI,
  • Interviewed criminal targets and witnesses to uncover facts for verification and authentication.
  • Gathered information and evidence to assist in solving crimes.
  • Observed jail and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of inmates and guards.
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, collected evidence and recorded witness statements.
Reserve Police Officer, 10/2011 to 03/2014
Morgan’s PointCity, STATE,
  • Obtained information from arrested subjects to conduct debriefings.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Checked vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use.
  • Oversaw security for businesses by monitoring grounds.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with city staff leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
  • Provided for public safety by maintaining order, protecting people and property and promoting good community relations.
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Identified, pursued and arrested suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Responded promptly to calls for protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances and general public service calls.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments.
Patrol Officer, 04/2011 to 10/2011
Holland Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Performs patrol duties by responding to emergency dispatch calls, patrolling designated districts in city/rural areas by vehicle, on bicycles or on foot, ensuring buildings and residences are secure, performing traffic enforcement, serving warrants and/or subpoenas, assisting the public as needed and assisting other agencies as requested.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed.
  • Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as a witness.
  • While working at Nolanville Police Dept.
  • I would investigate my own cases from start to finish.
  • I was able to get confessions from a suspect involved in an Indecency with a Child case, I investigated numerous sexual assault cases, burglary cases, thefts, credit/debit card abuse cases.
  • I would attend forensic interviews, interrogate suspects and interview witnesses and victims.
  • I am also my department’s accident investigator.
  • Respond quickly to dispatch calls and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicious persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable equipment to perform Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Inspected patrol vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Maintain training requirements by securing required TCOLE training, firearms training and maintaining knowledge of current laws and procedures.
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No Degree: , Expected in to Belton High School - Belton, TX
Graduate: Peace Officer Course, Expected in to Central Texas College - Killeen, TX
  • Professional development completed in Basic Peace Officer Course
  • Professional development completed in Jailer Academy
  • Intermediate crash investigator
  • ASP certified
  • SFST certified

Certified Field Training Officer


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School Attended

  • Belton High School
  • Central Texas College

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Sergeant, Patrol
  • Patrol Deputy Sheriff /Transporter
  • Reserve Police Officer
  • Patrol Officer


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