sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Experienced and visionary law enforcement leader and certified public manager with strong interpersonal skills. Seeks community engagement and cooperation in the effective and efficient application of innovative law enforcement techniques and technology to reduce crime and improve the quality of life. Focus on fair and equitable treatment to develop and maintain an efficient and pleasurable work environment.

American Military University Charles Town, WV, Expected in 06/2020 Master of Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :

Dean's List - First Quarter 2020, Third Quarter 2019, and Fourth Quarter 2018

3.94 GPA

Polk State College Winter Haven, FL Expected in 04/2014 Bachelor of Science : Public Safety Management - GPA :

3.89 GPA *Magna Cum Laude*

Polk State College Winter Haven, FL Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Science : Criminal Justice Technology - GPA :

3.75 GPA

  • Supervision and management
  • Community engagement
  • Proactive and responsive policing
  • Problem solving and Accountability
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Customer Service
Work History
Seaworld Parks - Sergeant
San Antonio, TX, 09/2000 - Current
  • Supervise and manage Deputy Sheriffs and Detectives in various positions
  • Develop and maintain daily and monthly schedules for continuous coverage
  • Manage annual budget
  • Review and recommend modifications to agency policies and training classes
  • Responsible for selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of new Deputy Sheriffs, Detectives, and supervisors
  • Conduct quarterly and annual performance evaluations and equipment and personnel inspections
  • Maintain agency vehicle and equipment to include firearms
  • Maintain, inspect, and audit narcotics and explosives used in training of agency canine teams
  • Review, approve, and maintain agency incident reports, training documentation, and purchase records
  • Document, review, and evaluate uses of force and motor vehicle pursuits
  • Respond and direct response of law enforcement to requests for assistance in routine, emergency, and disaster operations
  • Instruct agency members in various topics
  • Serve as liaison with other agencies in training, response, and planning
  • Assist prosecutors in preparation of cases for trial
  • Coordinator of advanced/specialized state training courses
  • Plan and represent agency in community outreach functions
  • Coordinate training, deployment, and maintenance of 31 agency canines
  • Monitor, evaluate, direct development, and ensure compliance with performance standards for successful career progression of subordinates
  • Develop and implement short and long range plans, goals, and objectives
  • Discipline subordinates
  • Full time, certified law enforcement officer with arrest powers
University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine - Police Officer
Plantation, FL, 08/1999 - 08/2000
  • Performance or supervision of law enforcement work in preservation of peace
  • Prevention, detection, and investigation of violations of laws, rules, and regulations involving accidents and crimes
  • Arrest or apprehension of violators
  • Provision of assistance to citizens in emergency situations
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, county, municipal laws and ordinances, and agency rules and regulations
  • Maintain law and order; protect life, property, and civil rights of individuals
  • Obtain and serve warrants for search, seizure, and arrest
  • Testify at hearings to establish and collect collateral (bond); and participate in court trials
  • Patrol duties deterring crime and other violations of laws, rules, and regulations
  • Observe, inspect, and investigate circumstances or individuals which appear unusual and suspicious; regulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic; prevent accidents, congestion, and parking problems; give warnings; issue citations for traffic violations; make arrests if necessary
  • Conduct preliminary investigations of crimes, investigate accidents, dispose of complaints, recover stolen property, counsel adults and juveniles
United States Air Force - Law Enforcement Specialist
City, STATE, 03/1995 - 03/1999
  • Ensure safety of all base weapons, property and personnel from hostile forces
  • Direct vehicle and pedestrian traffic
  • Conduct investigations into incidents
  • Military operations
  • Apprehend and detain suspects
  • Secure crime scenes
  • Testify in judicial proceedings
  • Protect people, property and resources of Air Force
  • Saved agency $200,000 in one year through realignment of personnel and donation of resources; $160,000 of which is recurring annual savings
  • Increased resources by 25-percent in one year
  • Implemented new record keeping system to streamline records, ensure efficient supervision, and improve employee accountability to duties
  • Implemented program to replace aging resources with cost-effective sources, realizing a 25-percent reduction in expenses
  • Increased attendance at mandatory in-service training events
  • Discovered gross negligence of duties and records documentation, resulting in reassignment of personnel, disposal of resource at liability to agency, acquisition of new resource, and increased productivity by over 100-percent. Also resulted in the first known narcotic seizure at detention facility by a canine team in the history of the agency

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School Attended

  • American Military University
  • Polk State College
  • Polk State College

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  • Sergeant
  • Police Officer
  • Law Enforcement Specialist


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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