sro deputy sheriff resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Competent law enforcement professional well-versed in overseeing administrative and operational aspects of supervising and training of junior officers

  • Civil and criminal laws
  • Court proceedings
  • Civil process completion
  • Crime investigation discovery
06/2011 to Current SRO DEPUTY SHERIFF Veterans Health Administration | Parsons, KS,
  • Improved operations by working with teachers administrative staff and students to find workable solutions.
  • Exceeded job requirements by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Defined strategies and created plan to achieve ambitious operational situations.
08/1995 to 04/2011 Lieutenant, Patrol Operations Swansboro Police Dept | City, STATE,
  • Wrote reports detailing events and people involved.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Responded to calls for unlocking doors and assisting motorists.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Patrolled city limits and ETJ and worked with citizens to reduce crime in area.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
  • Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
  • Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
  • Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
  • Communicated with other departments and coordinated responses to suspicious activities.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in community.
  • Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
  • Investigated offenses and arrested offenders of [Type] law.
  • Trained officers in PATROL skills to improve outcomes of calls and routine patrols.
  • Evaluated and advised police officers and other personnel.
  • Examined and approved or returned reports and case files from police officers.
  • Performed administrative tasks related to police work.
  • Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
  • Delegated assignments, set schedules and approved time requests.
  • Liaised with legal staff, District attorney’s 'office and other federal law enforcement agencies to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Ran criminal background checks using DCI.
  • Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.
  • Uncovered and corrected staffing problems.
  • Supervised security officers at special events.
  • Handled felony and misdemeanor offenses and investigated approximately 10 criminal acts per week.
02/1991 to 03/1993 Chief of Police Maysville Police Dept | City, STATE,
  • Perform all functions of law enforcement responsibility in accordance with NC general statutes and NC training and standards for police officers.
  • Hire, train,and supervise new officers
  • Answered department phone calls and prepared public communications.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Participated in local rotary and civic events to communicate and collaborate with residents and business owners on methods for reducing crime. Investigating several felonies with convictions in Superior Court.
12/1988 to 02/1992 Shift Sergeant Deputy Sheriff Onslow County Sheriff's Office | City, STATE,
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor 852-square-mile area for dangers and hazards.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Participated in discussions with personnel to address job performance.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Testified in court in connection with criminal prosecutions to support judicial process.
  • Patrolled designated area to assist persons in trouble and render other public safety services.
  • Identified and notified next of kin of deaths, offering counseling and support.
  • Collected and recorded information pertaining to manner and cause of deaths to report to coroner.
  • Responded to radio messages or telephone instructions to appear at scenes of disorder or crime.
  • Served warrants, subpoenas and summonses, encouraging adherence to legal proceedings.
  • Arrested and transported suspects or prisoners to jail or court to maintain custody.
  • Drafted incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Criminal Justice NC Justice Academy, Salemburg, NC, GPA:
  • In-service mandated and multiple optional courses to obtain Intermediate and Advanced Certifications
Expected in to to | Criminal Justice Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC GPA:

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School Attended

  • NC Justice Academy
  • Coastal Carolina Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lieutenant, Patrol Operations
  • Chief of Police
  • Shift Sergeant Deputy Sheriff


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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