Law Enforcement Resume Example

Law Enforcement Resume Sample

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LAW ENFORCEMENT RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

SUMMARY

I’m a Law Enforcement Officer who possesses situational awareness and integrity, as well as dedication to safety. I’m focused on maintaining order and public safety, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property and promoting positive community relations. I enforce authority for the good of all citizens. I’m passionate about saving lives, protecting victims and fighting crime.

EDUCATION

Philadelphia Police Academy, Philadelphia, PA

SKILLS

  • Expert in State and Federal laws, rules, regulations, and policy. 
  • Understanding of worker’s compensation laws and Insurance Laws. 
  • Able to remain calm in challenging or dangerous situations. 
  • Ability to work in small teams and take a leadership role when appropriate. 
  • Effective communication and presentation skills to small and large groups. 
  • Ability to organize projects and prioritize activities for successful completion.

WORK EXPERIENCE

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER  

Memphis Police Department, Memphis, TN

Apr. 2015 – Present

  • Enforce all federal, state, and local laws.
  • Supervise the assigned shift by providing leadership to the enforcement sector.
  • Respond to calls for service and investigate complaints and disturbances.
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of officer responses, challenges and designated assignments, directed necessary resources and proactively seek out interpreted laws, University and Department policies and professional development procedures.
  • Work closely with all partnered law enforcement agencies for the purposes of homeland security.
  • Compile and present crimes and statistics for the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report according to Clery Compliance Act guidelines and regulations.

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER  

Omaha Police Department, Omaha, NE

Aug. 2011 – Fab. 2015

  • Prevented crime and enforce laws in an effort to preserve peace and uphold order.
  • Worked as a team-player in a department of +100 law enforcement officers and related personnel.
  • Followed through with effective prosecution and present evidence and testimony.
  • Created a safe and healthy environment for students, staff, and community residents.
  • Performed general patrol duties such as but not limited to apprehension of criminal offenders.
  • Provided professional law enforcement in a high-crime area while maintaining the utmost integrity.

Average Salary for Law Enforcement Job

Law Enforcement
Salaries
$51,496
National Average

min
max
 
$34k
$89k
 
Salary
$34k – $89k
 
Bonus$201 – $10k
 
Profit Sharing$100 – $504
 
Total Pay$32k – $87k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com



Good Skills to Include on Law Enforcement Resume

  1. Civil Law Knowledge. 
  2. Crisis Intervention Training. 
  3. Criminal Law Knowledge. 
  4. Surveillance Training. 
  5. Child Homicide / Abduction Training. 
  6. Report Writing.

 

Resume Action Words for Law Enforcement

Investigated
Surveyed
Systematized
Coached
Interviewed
Inspected
Identified
Evaluated
Clarified
Prevented
Coordinated
Helped
Influenced
Protected
Increased
 

Common Certificates for Law Enforcement Resume

  • CHST
  • CPR/AED
  • CSP
  • Forklift Certified
  • HAZWOPER
  • OSHA 10
  • OSHA 30
  • OSHA 500
  • OSHA 510

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