police sergeant patrol resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Well-rounded Police Sergeant offering over 8 years of law enforcement experience and knowledge with leadership abilities. Expert skills in report writing, evidence handling and conflict resolution. Known for having patience, professionalism and self-assurance when interacting with different personalities.

  • Tactical Deployment
  • Training & Development
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Expert Report Writing
  • Police Patrol Operations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • People Skills
  • Critical Thinking
Police Sergeant, Patrol, 02/2023 - Current
Children's National Medical Center Clinton, MD,
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Supervised and coordinated daily operations of patrol shifts of up to 23 officers.
  • Communicated with other departments and coordinated responses to incidents and emergencies.
  • Reviewed and approved or returned reports and case files from subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Evaluated and enforced employee performance policies.
  • Maintained knowledge of changes in laws and informed subordinate officers of alterations of departmental strategies and policies accordingly.
  • Supervised officers and civilian employees in the Communications Center.
Emergency Services Unit Operator, 07/2022 - Current
Elizabeth Police Department City, STATE,
  • Responded to major fire, accident and police emergency calls.
  • Responded to service of high-risk search and arrest warrants; incidents involving barricaded suspects, hostage rescues, or active shooters; crowd control; and other situations requiring resources beyond the capacity of the patrol division.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Assisted police officers during investigations and at crime scenes.
  • Kept high average of performance evaluations.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Participated in continuous firearms proficiency, defensive driving and arrest technique training.
Field Training Officer, 01/2021 - 04/2022
Elizabeth Police Department City, STATE,
  • Operated mobile data terminals from patrol vehicles to obtain criminal and other investigative records on-scene.
  • Trained and mentored 7 newly appointed officers to successfully complete the FTO program.
  • Analyzed and evaluated training effectiveness and program outcomes.
  • Patrolled assigned areas both on foot and in motor vehicles, maintaining awareness and providing valuable community surveillance.
  • Inspected officers and vehicles to identify and correct any unprofessional appearances.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Provided new officers with training and clarifications on criminal and constitutional laws, civil disputes, and motor vehicle violations.
  • Guided officers through difficult situations, backing up teams onsite and advising on strategic decisions.
Police Patrolman, 01/2016 - 12/2020
Elizabeth Police Department City, STATE,
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to check homes, businesses, and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Conducted searches of individuals, vehicles and premises.
Sheriff's Officer, 01/2015 - 01/2016
Union County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Transported inmates to and from court hearings, medical appointments and other locations.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Guarded facility entrances to screen visitors, using x-rays and ION scanner devices.
  • Prevented evidence contamination by maintaining proper chain of custody and utilizing proper packaging techniques.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2013
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ
Status -
  • Dual Major: Spanish
  • Dean's List [Fall 2010, 2012 and Spring 2011, 2013]
  • Honor Societies: Sigma Delta Pi [Spring 2011], Chi Alpha Epsilon [Fall 2011]
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2009
Elizabeth High School - Elizabeth, NJ
Status -
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Ranked in Top 5% of class
  • Field Training Officer Certified
  • ESU Operator
  • NJ PTC certified (2015)
  • Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) - NJ
  • First Responder/First Aid
  • CPR
  • SFST/ Standardized Field Sobriety Test
  • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
  • Radar Operator
  • LiDAR Operator
  • Document Fraud
  • Several Police Commendation Awards

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School Attended

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Elizabeth High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Sergeant, Patrol
  • Emergency Services Unit Operator
  • Field Training Officer
  • Police Patrolman
  • Sheriff's Officer


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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