sheriffs deputy resume example with 16 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Insightful Deputy Sheriff with 10 1/2 years of experience in law enforcement environment and commitment to maintaining high levels of safety and organization. Proven leader with great and detail-oriented observation skills. Goal-oriented with calm and focused demeanor in stressful situations.

During my career as a law enforcement officer I have held many different positions and have excelled at each one.

My law enforcement career has taught me to be extremely loyal, caring, empathetic, professional and organized. I am a very loyal person and have an extremely strong work ethic. I have completed an extensive amount of training and schooling to further my career in law enforcement. I am always willing to go above and beyond to succeed at whatever my task at hand is.

  • Evidence collection
  • Serving court documents
  • Subpoena service
  • Witness interviews
  • Civil and criminal law expertise
  • Relationship building and management
  • Team-oriented and dependable
  • Safe construction equipment operation
  • Preventive and Reparative Maintenance
  • Measurement and Calculation Accuracy
  • Materials Handling
  • Safety-conscious
  • Team Building
  • Customer service
Stanly Community College Albemarle, NC Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Cleveland Community College Shelby, NC Expected in 05/2009 Certificate : Basic Law Enforcement Training - GPA :
Burns High School Lawndale, NC Expected in 05/2005 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Promoted to Community Policing Division with the Newton Police Dept.

Promoted to Detective with the Newton Police Dept. before finally getting promoted to Police Sergeant with the Newton Police Dept.

Applied for and was selected as a Police Training Officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept.

Promoted to the Westover Divisions Crime Reduction Unit with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept.

Work History
Scott County - Sheriff's Deputy
Shakopee, MN, 09/2020 - Current
  • Assessed and analyzed data to clarify course of criminal prosecution.
  • Served court documents and completed civil process duties for civil and criminal cases over.
  • Enforced federal and state laws, and local ordinances.
  • Initiated collaboration between community members and police department to strengthen communication and trust.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Investigated complex cases that often times received media attention.
  • Sorted, organized and eliminated tips on daily basis to keep open investigations moving forward.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance using [Tool] and [Tool].
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
Yavapai College - Police Officer
Prescott, AZ, 06/2015 - 09/2020
  • Substantiated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved data integrity for court hearings.
  • Accurately investigated cases while preparing, submitting and aiding prosecution.
  • Testified in court about drug activity and related crimes such as murder and robbery.
  • Coordinated responses with local drug task forces and state and federal agents to take down large numbers of individuals at once.
  • Responded to traffic stops to assess drugs found and coordinate strategic responses focused on securing information on higher-level individuals involved in Charlotte-Mecklenburg drug trade.
  • Operated undercover to gain intelligence on drug movements and related players.
  • Interviewed witnesses and interrogated suspects to obtain additional information about criminal activities.
  • Trained patrol officers in methods for spotting drug transport vehicles and low-level operatives.
  • Acquired and executed warrants to capture persons of interest and case evidence.
Mcgough Constrution - Police Sergeant, Patrol
Fargo, ND, 05/2010 - 06/2015
  • Mitigated risks by accurately analyzing and evaluating criminal prosecutory information, including complaints, citations and search warrants while processing crime scenes for district attorney and magistrate office case preparation.
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of approximately five subordinates.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies by accurately investigating felony-level property and violent crimes, including sexual assault, domestic violence and sexual misconduct to achieve [Number]% successful prosecution rate.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases.
Beam Construction Co - Bricklayer
City, STATE, 05/2005 - 05/2010
  • Constructed and repaired brick, concrete block and stone structures for commercial and residential customers.
  • Interpreted project blueprints or specifications to obtain information for masonry projects.
  • Commended by management for continuous punctuality and superior performance.
  • Utilized common power and hand tools to complete each masonry project.
  • Trained and mentored several masonry apprentices moving on to full-time roles.
  • Prepared work area using standard tools including chalk lines, tapes, squares and levels.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of industry tools, techniques, equipment and materials.
  • Performed basic masonry tasks such as tuckpointing, caulking, grinding and other required duties.
  • Laid brick for block walls and adhered to local codes and project restrictions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Stanly Community College
  • Cleveland Community College
  • Burns High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sheriff's Deputy
  • Police Officer
  • Police Sergeant, Patrol
  • Bricklayer


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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