senior patrol officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Alert, results-driven law enforcement professional completing 20 years in law enforcement. Track record of assuring security of the general public while decreasing crime rates. Hands-on experience in providing a visible deterrent against crime within the community.  Self-starter with the proven ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies. Highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors, as well as mentoring junior officers.
  • Community relations
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Crime prevention training
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Calm under pressure
  • Crowd control and dispersal
  • Self Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Radar speed measurement
  • Motor Vehicle Enforcement 
  • Traffic flow expert  
  • Drug laws enforcement
  • Tactical entry and clearing
Certifications and Licenses
  • Certified Police Officer
  • Taser Use
  • DUI Enforcement
  • Motorcycle Patrol Unit
  • Bicycle Patrol Unit 
  • Connecticut State Security Officer License
  • Connecticut State Pistol Permit
  • Connecticut State Security Officer Pistol Permit
New Haven Police Academy New Haven, Connecticut Expected in : Law Enforcement - GPA : Graduated in the top 2% of class
  • Formally commended by superiors for bravery.
  • Field Training Officer (FTO) to more than 20 new officers.
  • Received numerous letters of appreciation from community residents.
  • Qualified Firearms scoring 95% accuracy. 
G4s - Law Enforcement Officer
Houston, TX, 03/1997 - 04/2017
Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes. Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.  Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable equipment to perform tests.  Wrote detailed arrest, accident, and unusual incident reports. Mediated and de-escalated various conflicts during my nineteen years of service. Patrolled designated districts in cars and on foot. Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions, and sporting events.
Yale New Haven Hospital Protective Services - Senior Patrol Officer
City, STATE, 04/2017 - 07/2018
Responsible for making sure that all staff and guests comply with hospital policies and procedures as well as making sure that employees conduct themselves in accordance with the workplace standards.  Make complex, critical decisions and solve routine problems on an individual basis.  Maintain a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff, keeping buildings, garages, parking lots and hospital property secure.
Summit Security Services, Inc. - Security Guard / Gateway Community College
City, STATE, 07/2018 - Current
Overall security of staff, students and employees.  Maintained access control, monitor security cameras and patrol on site parking garage.

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School Attended

  • New Haven Police Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Senior Patrol Officer
  • Security Guard / Gateway Community College


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