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Patrol Officers are police officers who enforce laws and respond to emergencies within a specific geographic area to which they are assigned. Tasks highlighted on sample resumes of Patrol Officers include preventing and deterring criminal activity within jurisdictional limits, providing escort duties for staff and personnel, and identifying fire risk areas and reporting them to the shift supervisor. Applicants are required to be at least 21 years old, and they should be able to list a high school diploma on their resumes, though a college degree is often preferred.

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Patrol Officer

Patrolled assigned areas: parking garage, stairwells, alley, exits, H&R Block's lobby and basement area

  • Monitored property for safety, performed space car counts and conducted garage traffic control
  • Reported broken windows on vehicles, broken lights, stairwell lighting issues and graffiti
  • Assisted guests with locating vehicles, putting air in tires, jumping vehicles and purchasing parking lot tickets
  • Took detailed notes to prepare daily logs and incident reports
  • Escorted trespassers off the premises and reduced loitering
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Firearms Including 20 Hr Nra Armed Training Certificate
2

Patrol Officer

Prevented the loss of life, injuries, and property damage through enforcement and education

  • Managed traffic and emergency incidents in order to promote safe and efficient movement of people and goods through the Los Angeles and East Bay areas
  • Provided service to the public and assistance to allied agencies
  • Continually met or exceeded departmental goals and objectives as shown on monthly reviews
  • Successfully operated patrol vehicle without any collisions despite being involved in numerous
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Criminal Justice Management
3

Patrol Officer

Patrolled Camp Lejeune, NC, and maintained good order and discipline throughout the base

  • Accumulated over 200 hours of road time, responding to over 150 calls from residents
  • Monitored, noted, reported, and investigated suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol areas
  • Provided leadership for various law enforcement activities, including physical security, arrest procedures, and criminal investigations, leading to the writing of detailed incident reports
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Patrol Officer

Job responsibilities to include patrolling a high crime rate section of city area responding to dispatch calls to enforce laws and ensure public safety. Investigating criminal activity, traffic patrol and citations, documenting complete and accurate reporting of all incidents.

  • Interviewed witnesses, suspects, and victims gathering pertinent information. Coordinated appropriate and effective responses quickly and in a calm professional manner.
  • Enforced all traffic laws, by conducting stops and crash investigation. Ticketing and reporting each incident in a timely and precise manner.
  • Proactively surveyed patrol areas for possible dangers and evidence to prepare for appropriate back up when needed.
  • Assisted with undercover details to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress. Prepared cases as needed to appear, and testify in court as witness or arresting officer.
  • Successfully mediated domestic disturbances and protected victims from harm. Built relationships with citizens which allowed for effective diffusing techniques and negotiation as needed.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
5

Patrol Officer

Responsible for the safety and security of staff, patients, equipment and facilities.

  • Documented inspections of high risk areas and accurately reported incidents, observations, emergency access restrictions and other checklist items.
  • Employed crisis management techniques, working quickly but calmly in high stress situations.
  • Recognized by the center for outstanding customer service.
  • Worked with other departments to provide a team approach to solve disruptive incidents.
  • Applied knowledge of safety techniques and procedures including chemical, hazardous material and fire response.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Senior Patrol Officer

Police Officer assigned to and responsible for a patrol beat as well as responding to calls for service throughout the [company name]. Investigated various types of crimes, documented and completed reports for court purposes.

  • Received Ontario Police Department Bravery Award for an officer involved shooting incident.
  • Two time recipient of Ontario Police Department Life Saving Award.
  • Received Ontario Police Department Excellence Award for a homicide investigation that led to a successful Death Penalty conviction
  • Four years of responsibility for retail crime investigations at the Ontario Mill Mall retail stores
Candidate Info
49
years in
workforce
25
years
at this job
C
Basic Academy
C
Basic Academy
BFA
Fine Arts
7

Patrol Officer

Field Training Officer, having the responsibility of training new hires through a 12 week program.

  • Firearms instructor, responsible for range safety for up to 60 officers. Assist in the development of range course material.
  • Successfully completed advanced courses as both a Patrol Rifle instructor and Defensive Tactics Instructor.
  • Utilize acquired skills as an advance instructor to assist the training division in both new hire and in-service training.
  • Conduct investigations in conjunction with local law enforcement.
  • Complete patrols in assigned patrol areas, and respond to assigned calls.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
Logistics
8

Patrol Officer

  • Tasked with monitoring activities in assigned patrol area and documenting activities.
  • Documented facts and prepared reports involving incidents or activities.
  • Reviewed reports to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
  • Rendered aid to accident victims and testified in court to present evidence.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicious situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • Processed prisoners and prepared and maintained records of prisoner bookings and prisoner status during booking and pre-trial process.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
9

Highway Patrol Officer

Carry out the Department's mission statement by ensuring the safety of the motoring public. Routine patrol the Grand Canyon area with heavy tourism identifying hazards. Assist with contingency plans for natural and man-initiated disasters. Coordinate multi-agency response to critical incidents, implementation of ICS. Training, Homeland Security, Dignitary Details, Hazmat Situations, Resource Management, Criminal Interdiction, Technical Report Writing, Radio Communications, Courtroom Testimony, Defensive Driving, overall Public Relations. Supervisory Responsibilities.

  • 25% reduction in vehicle collisions in assigned area
  • 32% reduction in fatalities
  • 70% increase in impaired driver apprehensions
  • 90% increase in felony crime apprehensions
  • 2010 Earned Officer of the Year for exceeding Department goals
  • 2010 Led team to receive Squad of the Year Award
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Law Enforcement Technologies
BS
Biology
Basic Fire Suppression
10

Patrol Officer / Detective

Patrol Officer for seven years performing standard patrol duties including traffic enforcement, initial criminal investigations, report writing, crash investigations, etc.

  • Detective for thirteen years responsible for the follow-up investigations of crimes, scene processing, photography, and evidence collection.
  • Patrolled a designated area of the city via police cruiser to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of a crimes, and to enforce traffic and parking regulations.
  • Answered calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, robberies and other misdemeanors and felonies.
  • At scene of crime administered first aid, conducted preliminary investigations, gathered evidence, obtained witnesses, and ensured arrests; testified as a witness in court.
  • Interviewed persons with complaints and inquiries and attempts to make the proper disposition or direct them to proper authorities.
  • Conducted accident investigations providing first-aid for injured, taking safeguards to prevent further accidents; interviewed principals and witnesses, obtained written statements from drivers, witnesses; examined vehicles and roadways, observed traffic control devices and obstruction to view; cleared the scene of obstructions and wreckage.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court; insured that prisoners were properly guarded.
  • Attended numerous technical and investigative educational schools.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job

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