school resource officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Achievement oriented 13 year Marine Veteran with a Law Enforcement Service background. I have over 16 years of Public Service ranging from School Resource Officer in the School System to enforcing County Laws. A Proven leader with great and detailed observation skills. Goal-orientated with calm and focused demeanor in stressful emergency situations. Aiming to fulfill a role in which integrity and resourcefulness will be aptly utilized to solve crimes and provide continuous safety to an organization.

  • Safety and Security
  • Emergency Management
  • Background Investigations
  • Prevention of Criminal Activity
  • Relationship building and management
  • File and Records Management
  • Surveillance
  • Emergency Response
  • Staff Management
  • Public Safety
  • Appropriate Riot Response
08/2018 to Current
School Resource Officer Lighthouse Academies Pine Bluff, AR,
  • Investigated criminal matters occurring within school and on school property, compiling findings into detailed activity reports.
  • Collaborated with administration and teachers to develop crisis plans.
  • Conducted regular campus security patrols and handled incidents promptly to maintain overall safety for staff, students and visitors.
  • Supervised and trained other campus security personnel and provided procedural and situational guidance.
  • Performed conflict resolution between student body, parents, teachers and administration.
  • Documented safety and security incidents using preset guidelines and methods.
  • Conducted school security inspections.
10/2014 to 08/2018
Criminal Investigations Detective Lighthouse Academies Gary, IN,
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
  • Collected crime scene evidence, examined bodies and investigated secondary locations to build detailed cases based on sound evidence handling practices.
  • Gathered facts from interviews of suspects, witnesses and complainants.
  • Identified witnesses and collected statements to gather information and pursue remedies for violations of legal standards.
  • Investigated complaints brought by members of the community by conducting interviews and compiling evidence.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Wrote detailed reports outlining case findings for internal files and legal purposes.
06/2009 to 10/2014
School Resource Officer Lake County Il Vernon Hills, IL,
  • Mentored students to help foster positive and safe learning environment.
  • Mediated conflicts between students and teachers.
  • Built safety plans and provided guidance on updating plans.
  • Collaborated with probation officers, school representatives and other key individuals in community to support adolescents and families.
  • Supported community outreach initiatives by implementing school crisis and safety plan.
  • Developed youth events, neighborhood watches and D.A.R.E. instruction.
  • Performed security oversight, traffic control and crowd control at special events and campus activities.
  • Participated in emergency, evacuation and shelter drills to prepare for health or safety emergencies.
  • Conducted investigations of incidents, collected physical evidence and interviewed suspects, witnesses and victims.
05/2008 to 06/2009
Patrol Deputy Sheriff Alamance County Alamance County, NC,
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Investigated incidents of crime, collected evidence and recorded witness statements.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Oversaw security for businesses by monitoring grounds and identifying suspicious activity.
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct, reported findings and coordinated warranted disciplinary actions.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become a familiar presence in community areas.
  • Monitored crowded public area and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
01/2008 to 05/2008
Court Security Officer Department Of Labor Madisonville, KY,
  • Maintained courtroom facilities, evidence and calenders.
  • Screened, controlled and handled evidence and exhibits during court proceedings.
  • Escorted jurors, visitors and prisoners in courtroom and hidden areas.
  • Maintained order in courtroom during trial and guarded jury from outside contact.
  • Screened persons entering courthouse magnetometers, x-rays machines and other devices to collect and retain unauthorized firearms and other contraband.
  • Called court to order and announced judge entrances.
  • Patrolled interior and exterior of courthouse to secure premises.
01/2006 to 01/2008
Detention Officer Union County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Took custody of inmates from arresting officers to begin processing into the detention facility.
  • Processed inmates through appropriate identification and documentation processes as part of facility booking procedures.
  • Processed inmates by taking photographs and fingerprints.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Processed visitors and attorneys arriving to see inmates.
  • Transported inmates throughout the facility and off-site to medical appointments and court appearances.
  • Physically restrained inmates during inmate altercations using leverage holds and authorized legal force.
04/1992 to 04/2005
Administrative Officer United States Marine Corps City, STATE,
  • Managed incoming correspondence to enhance Marine Personnel performance and reduce time spent on processing and responding.
  • Created and updated records and files to maintain document compliance.
  • Identified communication channels to set roadmap to distribute military information.
  • Conducted research to assist with routine tasks and special projects.
  • Monitored and managed expenses with allotted budgets and reviewed and approved expense reports.
  • Worked on behalf of the Commanding Officer to complete project requirements according to schedules and within budget limitations.
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to Military staff, promoting excellence in office operations.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2022 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice
Columbia College - Columbia, SC
Expected in 03/2022 to to
: Background Investigator
Stanly Community College - Albemarle, NC
Expected in 12/2020 to to
: Criminal Justice General Instructor
South Piedmont Community College - Polkton, NC
Expected in 02/2020 to to
: Interview And Interrogation
Stanly Community College - Albemarle, NC
Expected in 01/2019 to to
: Security Awareness
South Piedmont Community College - Polkton, NC
Expected in 07/2015 to to
: Mobile Field Force Operations
FEMA - Anniston, AL,
  • Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year 2021
  • Union County Employee Officer Caught in the Act Award 2020
  • Union County Life Saving Award 2020
  • School Resource Officer of the Year 2018
  • Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate -Sheriffs Training and Criminal Justice Standards 2017
  • Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate - Sheriffs Training and Criminal Justice Standards 2015

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School Attended

  • Columbia College
  • Stanly Community College
  • South Piedmont Community College
  • Stanly Community College
  • South Piedmont Community College
  • FEMA

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  • School Resource Officer
  • Criminal Investigations Detective
  • School Resource Officer
  • Patrol Deputy Sheriff
  • Court Security Officer
  • Detention Officer
  • Administrative Officer


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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