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Police Sergeants are responsible for leading the patrol officers who work for them, as well as upholding the agency's standards and making sure that its policies are followed. Duties shown on example resumes of Police Sergeants include issuing summonses and warrantless arrests, implementing and securing compliance with security, and conducting on-site inspections of staff, locations and equipment. Different departments require different levels of experience for their candidates, with some cities requiring patrol experience on their applicants' resumes and others requiring experience as a state or detective trooper.

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1

Military Police Sergeant-supervisor

  • Supervised the Community Oriented Policing Squad which consisted of 8-10 team members by using motivations and direction increasing community relations by 20%.
  • Led and conducted Bicycle Police functions as well as community engagement to establish a good rapport with the community to increase visibility of police officers in the area by 100%.
  • Prepared and reviewed police reports to increase the number of proper reports being submitted, which increased patrol officers efficiency.
  • Planned and trained personnel in police tactics, weapons, and officer safety according to the department policies resulting in 0 accidents or mishaps.
  • Led as shift supervisor assigning and managing patrols effectively, resulting in effective patrolling.
  • Assisted senior leaders with the development and planning of missions resulting in 100% of mission success.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Sociology And Criminal Justice
International Police Mountain Bike Association Police(ipmba) Cyclist Course
Certified Inspection Mechanic
2

Assaultman Section Leader/police Sergeant

Coordinated and supervised training events for 762 Marines resulting in more than 168 successful training days in preparation for Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Guided and mentored 14 Marines in the expertise of rocket employment and breaching/infiltration techniques resulting in well trained and knowledgeable Assaultmen.
  • Maintained logs, prepared reports, and directed the preparation, handling and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Monitored and evaluated the job performance of subordinates and assisted upper management in promotions and transfers.
  • Inspected facilities and equipment routinely to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Police Sergeant

Directed daily security operations for a large commercial, government, and public area that included port, airport, and surrounding areas. Provided leadership, training, and planning for a patrol force charged with ensuring public safety and enforcing laws. Developed plans for addressing traffic issues, airport security concerns, crime, and special operations. Reviewed ongoing problems from previous shifts and implemented corrective actions. Investigated complaints against staff and assisted with difficult cases as needed.

  • Led multiple internal affairs investigations, all of which were accepted without challenge.
  • Revised the disqualification requirements in the background investigation process for police officer applicants.
  • Established protocol for hospitalization of prisoners and blood borne pathogen exposure/treatment for officers.
  • Recognized expert in sexual assault investigation, mandatory reporting requirements, and surveillance.
  • Honored with multiple awards for outstanding service and performance.
  • Implemented and Supervised the Reserve Senior Volunteer Program
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
Law Enforcement Academy
4

Police Sergeant

Directed the Headquarters Desk, supervising a tour of 25 officers. Prepared and presented statistical reports used to evaluate officer performance, identify opportunities for training and enhance productivity.

  • Coordinated strategies and information between interdepartmental agencies responsible for public safety during large scale emergencies and special events
  • Awarded 2 unit citations for supervising the Community Policing Unit tasked with solving community issues in cooperation with the public
  • Planned, conducted and adjudicated internal investigations on minor disciplinary infractions.
  • Sheduled officer's time off and vacations to ensure minimum staffing levels were met.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Human Resource Management
BS
Criminal Justice
5

SEPTEMBER 2014 Military Police Sergeant

Supervised security for over $5 million of highly sensitive equipment, with zero loss in 12 month period.

  • Conducted scheduling, training, and supervising for a four man team while conducting personnel transport and security.
  • Preformed personal security for U.S. and foreign diplomats in a hostile environment with zero loss of personnel, and sensitive equipment.
  • Succeeded in a rapidly changing and stressful environment by employing the best practices of the organization and applying them to a changing situation.
  • Instructed over 500 personnel on self-defense and hand to hand combat tactics.
  • Issued over 200 criminal citations resulting in over $30,000 in fines, in a 9 month period.
  • Provided purpose, direction, and motivation to subordinates in order to accomplish the mission in a safe and timely manner.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
6

Police Sergeant

Directed all operational aspects of the police department. Managed departmental investigations. Completed various safety/security inspections and conducted life safety drills. Managed security operations for several large events.

  • Supervised three full-time and 30 part-time officers.
  • Hired and trained approximately 50 staff, monitoring for performance standards.
  • Served as an expert advisor on various committees to address the safety and security of students during the construction of new residence halls and a student activity center.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Law Enforcement Technology
7

Police Sergeant

Managed police and civilian personnel in the creation and execution of major events for the city

  • Oversaw training and the implementation of new policies and procedures in the department as they related to emergency preparedness
  • Worked as a department liaison with federal, state and local agencies as well as other city department representatives
  • Ensured department personnel followed proper policy and procedures
  • Responsible for conducting yearly evaluations of subordinates, identified, documented and corrected any deficiencies
  • Completed yearly and monthly reports for administrators
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Administration Of Justice
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Criminology
8

Police Sergeant

Patrol Division Commanded two night shift patrol squads performing duties of lieutenant and sergeant. Department Defensive Tactics Instructor

  • Frequently provided supervisory assistance and guidance to adjacent communities without night-shift supervisors.
  • Squads out performed entire department in self-initiated arrests, motor vehicle stops, and proactive crime prevention activities.
  • Created Anti-Bias/hate Brochure for Ridgewood/Glen Rock Community Relations Advisory Board.
  • Established private/public crime prevention partnerships, addressing retail and corporate security intelligence sharing along with risk assessment and mitigation. Provided physical and procedural security recommendations for business and residential clients as department's lead crime prevention officer.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
9

Police Sergeant

Supervised two patrol officers and monitored compliance with NC laws and policies, while demonstrating proven leadership skills

  • Received The Morris Kaplan Caring and Sharing Law Enforcement Award in 2008 and 2014
  • Provided staff development training
  • Administered the Electronic Record Management System
  • Provided public relations and community education
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Bl
10

Police Sergeant

Promoted to Police Sergeant in 2006 supervising patrol officers in the field.

  • Served as primary assistance to field officers when answering calls for service.
  • Earned Officer of the Year from the [company name].
  • Managed 6 officers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies

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