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Police Officers enforce the law and keep the peace within the communities to which they are assigned. Skills listed on example resumes of Police Officers include patrolling within the assigned district, maintaining a legible log entry, performing aid to injured civilians, and performing traffic duties such as redirecting in the event of vehicular accidents. Applicants should be able to display a high school diploma or its equivalent on their resumes as a minimum educational background requirement when applying for the position, as well as the completion of police academy training.

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POLICE Cadet-police OFFICER

Used crisis intervention training techniques to help teenagers that experienced a mental health crisis, as a school resource officer.

  • Helped to resolve conflict between adults/teenagers and found helpful solutions
  • Empowered over a hundred school students to make better decisions by using a prevention program to teach them life skills, law related lessons, and violence prevention, as a school resource officer.
  • Documented in detail and investigated over a hundred incidents that were reported by citizens.
  • Worked closely with mental health crisis workers employed with District-19 to get persons in crisis mental health evaluations.
  • Collaborated with Victim Witness, the Child Advocacy Center, and child protective services to help abused children and women in need of services.
  • Worked closely with Court Services/Juvenile Intake to divert numerous status offenses from court and found solutions to help delinquent and at risk youth.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AS
Police Science
BS
Psychology
2

Police Officer

Investigated criminal offenses to determine further action to be taken, such as apprehending, arresting, and processing offenders

  • Conducted preliminary inquiries, field interviews, and follow-up investigations to gather information and evidence
  • Secured crime scenes and processed scenes in the absence of an investigator
  • Responded to calls relayed by the dispatcher, such as domestic disputes, assaults, and burglaries
  • Completed thorough reports to describe each incident
  • Prepared arrest warrants, testified in court, and communicated with court personnel, such as judges and district attorneys, on a regular basis
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
3

Police Officer

Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes

  • Wrote reports on arrests made, unusual activities performed, and unusual incidents observed.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare for courts as a witness
  • Mediated disturbances and disputes
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, and homes for evidence
  • Patrolled designated districts
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Criminal Justice
4

Military Police Officer

Successfully responded to over 100 high risk situations to include domestic violence, drunk driving, combatant individuals, suicide attempts, medical emergencies, suspicious packages and multiple vehicle accidents resulting in no loss of life

  • Responded to missing children incidents and larceny of personal and private property resulting in multiple convictions and recovered property
  • Successfully responded to multiple bank alarms, money escort operations and safeguarding equipment resulting in zero loss of property
  • Conducted interviews, investigations and wrote detailed reports leading to the apprehension of hundreds of suspects
  • Supervised security for $2 million worth of police vehicles, law enforcement equipment and firearms resulting in zero loss in a 2-year period
  • Built and strengthened strong public relations with the host nation law enforcement and local community through joint operations and community outreach programs
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Special Police Officer

Notified people of rules, infractions, and apprehended or ejected violators from premises, using force when necessary

  • Monitored and authorizing entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and others to guard against theft and maintained security of premises
  • Answered alarms and investigating disturbances
  • Directed approximately 40 cars and more than 50 pedestrians to avoid any accidents at the garage entrance/exit
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Hospitality Management
6

Security Police Officer

Assisted in implementing and developing security policies to protect security areas against unauthorized access

  • Provided security guidance to Program Managers and recommend improvements and corrective measures to upgrade security procedures and processes
  • Coordinated and communicated with operations center for fixed post sites and badge access observations and inspections
  • Generated document findings and productivity reports of safe-checks in classified and unclassified areas, medical emergencies and building incidents for submission to brief management
  • Inspected security repositories and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility's (SCIF) to validate appropriate handling of classified material and equipment is maintained
  • Ensured compliance with rules and regulations are met by civilian and military uses of nuclear materials under the Atomic Energy Act (ATA) and other DOE regulations
  • Oversaw day to day activities involving personnel access control
  • Patrolled designated areas and other points of security or property interest
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
7

Police Officer / Sergeant

Field Training Coordinator - organized and supervised field training activities for 6 training officers and their recruits.

  • Department Training Officer - planned and implemented training programs and budgeted within the scope of training division, annual training budget of […]
  • Instruction of DWI enforcement procedures for classes for law enforcement personnel and civilians at the civilian police academy, class sizes up to 25 people.
  • Former CT. State certified law enforcement instructor to include train the trainer programs for DWI instructors. CT. State Telecommunicator with EMD experience.
  • Responsible for the daily operations of patrol shift consisting of 7 officers and 2 civilians.
  • Assigned and distributed work assignments, reviewed completed work assignments.
  • Performed employee evaluations, conducted reviews, recommended areas of improvement.
  • Assembled and maintained department training records in accordance with state requirements and department policy.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
AS
Marketing
BS
Management
MS
Emergency Management
8

Police Officer

Responded quickly to dispatch and performed the appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.

  • Documented reports regarding arrest activities conducted, daily routine procedures performed, and unusual activities.
  • Prepared cases for trail and testify in court as a witness.
  • Interview suspects and witnesses along with serving warrants and subpoenas.
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
Physical Education
9

Public Safety Officer/ Police Officer

Promoted lawful behavior and protected the welfare of students, faculty and staff as a uniformed presence on campus.

  • Performed foot and vehicle patrols of the college/university campus to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations such as traffic and criminal laws.
  • Monitored the physical safety of the campus buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling and monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior.
  • In emergency situations, responded to the scene, provided first aid, and alerted additional police or emergency personnel as appropriate.
  • Maintained radio communication with other safety personnel and officers on campus, helping to coordinate emergency plans.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Law Enforcement Certification
10

Police Officer

Completed 920 hours of POST certified Police Academy; LAPD.

  • Graduated number #1 in self-defense and top 5 overall out of 52 recruits.
  • Currently patrol out of Southwest Division, conducting crime suppression missions.
  • Proficient in arrest techniques with cooperative and uncooperative suspects.
  • Conducted numerous Gang and Narcotics investigations.
  • Completed Multiple Assault Counter-Terrorism Action Capabilities Operator Course. (MACTAC)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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