Task Force Officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Twenty-nine year Veteran with the Port Arthur Police Department. Serving twelve years on patrol and the remaining seventeen years assigned to the Narcotics Division as Detective. Worked with ATF as TFO for four years and currently with DEA as TFO for the past four years. While on patrol, worked several years as a Field Training Officer and currently involved as an:

  • Bilingual Translator- Spanish
  • Accident Reconstructionist (Since, Advanced Cert. 1992, Reconstructionist 1997)
  • SWAT team member, currently as a Sniper (Since 1991, founding team member)
  • Firearms Instructor (Since 2004)
  • Concealed Handgun License Instructor (Since 2006)
  • DEA TFO in Beaumont (Since September 2011)
  • PAPD Narcotics Detective (Since 1998)

Skill Highlights
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Search and seizure laws familiarity
  • Firearms training specialist
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Community relations
  • Felony laws knowledge
  • Defensive driving training
  • Drug laws enforcement
  • Crime prevention training
  • Fingerprinting
  • Patrol procedures
  • Surveillance expert
  • Calm under pressure
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Undercover operations
  • Firearms and weapons expert
  • Street slang
  • Advanced Analytical Interview Training
  • While working in the capacity of a Field Training Officer (FTO), trained numerous new officers
  • Conducted several complex investigations that resulted in successful prosecutions while working with PAPD, ATF and DEA.
Professional Experience
08/2011 to Current Task Force Officer Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) | City, STATE,
  • Initiated and participated in several in-depth federal drug and violent crimes investigations
  • Initiated an OCDETF case locally which involved the write up of two Title III intercepts with 24 defendants indicted, arrested and 23 convicted. 1 defendant pending a trial.
  • Initiated a synthetic weed complex investigation that resulted in the partnership with DEA Syracuse, New York and a subsequent Title III write up. This resulted in the successful indictment of four local distributors and numerous financial seizures.
  • Instrumental in conducting a current RICO/VICAR Investigation concerning the criminal activities of a violent criminal group in the Port Arthur, Texas area that include assaults, shootings, home burglaries for weapons, drug distribution, kidnappings and a murder. 13 defendants have been arrested and more indictments planned.
02/1998 to Current Narcotics Detective Port Arthur Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Currently assigned to Narcotics Investigations and have attended numerous conferences and training classes related to Narcotics Investigations.
  • Attained firearms Instructors license
  • Attained Concealed Handgun Instructors license
  • Attended several interviewing techniques schools
  • Also been assigned to ATF and DEA during this period
07/2007 to 08/2011 Task Force Officer Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms | City, STATE,
  • Investigated Federal firearms and related crimes which resulted in the successful prosecution of several defendants in multiple cases.
  • Assisted with complex cases to include carjacking (aggravated kidnapping) which resulted in the arrest and conviction of 3 actors.
  • Conducted a theft from a Federal Firearms Licensee investigation in which numerous firearms were stolen during Hurricane Rite 2005. This investigation resulted in the conviction of 4 actors.
  • Conducted several undercover operations with ATF.
05/1986 to 02/1998 Patrolman Port Arthur Police Department | City, STATE,

Worked for the Port Arthur Police Department in the capacity of a Patrolman, Field Training Officer, Accident Reconstructionist, Bi-Lingual Translator (Spanish), and member of the PAPD SWAT team ( currently as Sniper)

Expected in 1990 | General Studies Lamar University, Port Arthur, TX GPA:

General study courses taken, completed 42 hours, no degree obtained.

Expected in 1982 | Communications Center Operator United States Marine Corp, San Diego, CA GPA:


Expected in 1979 High School Diploma | John Foster Dulles High School, Stafford, TX GPA:
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    Community Service
    • Active member of Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church.
    • Member of Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Parish Council.
    • Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church Confirmation Class Instructor.
    • Active member of Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church ACTS Retreat Team. (Currently working on 8th retreat)
    • Active member Saint Kolbe Prison Retreat Ministry (Completed Retreat # 5 in February 2016)
    • Assist with Firearms Training for The Citizen's Police Academy

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    School Attended

    • Lamar University
    • United States Marine Corp
    • John Foster Dulles High School

    Job Titles Held:

    • Task Force Officer
    • Narcotics Detective
    • Task Force Officer
    • Patrolman


    • High School Diploma

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