sgt uniform patrol resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Seasoned Law Enforcement professional well-versed in criminal investigation practices, including gathering evidence and developing incident reports. Eager to leverage 9.5 years of law enforcement experience, including expertise in Criminal Investigations and in-depth knowledge of public safety protocols. Natural leader with a strong history of success. Handling demanding shift management challenges and tactical situations. Demonstrated abilities in meeting coverage requirements and building highly professional team. Focused on maintaining order and public safety, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property and promoting positive community relations. Skilled at looking for unusual and suspicious activities and persons and responding to calls for service. Adept at interrogating and communicating with victims, witnesses and suspects while providing scene security and protection for emergency services personnel.


Officer of the Year (2016) for the State of Louisiana through the Chief's Association.

Officer of the Year (2020) for the City of Port Allen

  • Public Safety
  • Issuing Citations
  • Protecting People and Property
  • Effective Working Relationships
  • Perimeter Patrol
  • Summons and Subpoena Serving
  • Arresting Individuals
  • Crime Scene Photographs
  • Suspect Pursuance and Arrest
  • Criminal Investigations
Work History
02/2013 to Current Sgt. Uniform Patrol Chris Kids | Decatur, IL,
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Answered emergency calls for help from citizens and business owners.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders to discuss crime reduction strategies.
  • Notified emergency personnel of incidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost public trust in officers and efficiency.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Delivered courtroom testimony to support criminal cases.
  • Spearheaded investigations
  • Dispensed tickets to offenders for traffic violations.
  • Led teams by example, consistently demonstrating correct behaviors and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Responded to call-outs during periods of low coverage or high demand to serve public within the city limits of Port Allen.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Guided officers through difficult situations, backing up teams onsite and advising on strategic decisions.
  • Maintained positive community relations through active communication at crime scenes and assistance with programs such as mentoring underprivileged kids and teaching at Citizen's Police Academy events.
10/2011 to 02/2013 Administrative Medical Clerk Earl K. Long | City, STATE,
  • Collected and organized medical records and bills.
  • Prepared personal injury, medical payment, uninsured and other claim types.
  • Stayed on top of all records requests and case management functions with open and clear communication.
  • Prepared patient charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
  • Maintained patient confidence by keeping patient records information confidential.
  • Obtained necessary signatures on information release forms to obtain medical and treatment records from other service providers.
  • Gathered patient information by collecting demographic information from variety of sources.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
05/1994 to 09/2009 Operations Manager Belle Of Baton Rouge Casino | City, STATE,
  • Established positive and effective communication among unit staff and organization leadership, reducing miscommunications and missed deadlines.
  • Identified and resolved unauthorized, unsafe or ineffective practices.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Reviewed shift reports to understand current numbers and trends.
Expected in to to | Elementary Education Southern University And A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:

Elementary Education

Expected in to to | Elementary Education Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge, LA GPA:

Elementary Education

Expected in 05/1989 to to High School Diploma | Port Allen High School, Port Allen, LA GPA:

General Studies


New Criminal Detectives Certification

Forensic Interviewing Certification

Sex Crimes Certification

Homicide Investigations Certification

Interviewing and Interrogation Certification

Crime Scene Certification

Managing Difficult People Certification

Internal Affairs Certification

Lemis Certification

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School Attended

  • Southern University And A & M College
  • Baton Rouge Community College
  • Port Allen High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sgt. Uniform Patrol
  • Administrative Medical Clerk
  • Operations Manager


  • High School Diploma

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