Lieutenant, Detective Division Resume
During 20 years of working for the police department, this detective never needed a resume. He was completing a BA degree; thinking of retiring from the force; considering future career options; and realizing that it was time to put his credentials, experience, and accomplishments on paper. This resume won "Best Law Enforcement/Security Industry Resume" at the Professional Association of Resume Writers' 2002 national convention in Dallas, Texas.
Sample Lieutenant, Detective Division Resume
A results-oriented, high-energy LAW ENFORCEMENT LIEUTENANT with 20+ years of progressively responsible experience in the Public Service area. Highly developed administrative and analytical skills as evidenced by the ability to continuously improve division operations. Qualified by:
|Investigative Techniques||DEA Certification||Evidence Collection|
|Police Media Relations||Supervision & Training||Emergency Response|
|Conflict Resolution||Search & Seizure||Technical Surveillance|
|Protection Programs||Defense Management||Professional Development|
CINCINNATI POLICE DEPARTMENT, Cincinnati, OH 1984-Present
Lieutenant of Detective Division, 1997-Present
Lieutenant of Patrol Division, 1996-1997
Sergeant of Patrol Division, 1994-1996
Detective Division-Forensics, 1992-1994
Field Training Officer, 1989-1992
Patrol Officer, 1984-1989
Prior police experience in various security positions, 1981-1984
- Supervise seven investigators assigned 330+ cases per year who gather and analyze sufficient evidence in major crime cases, resulting in an average solvability rate of 40%.
- Supervised three-year investigation of a major drug enterprise leading to the seizure of 200 kilos of cocaine and the indictment of 40+ individuals on state and federal charges.
- Increased charge rate 10% due to advanced investigative techniques and technology training.
- Redesigned police department schedules to allow for 100 hours per year of in-service training for all officers in the department.
- Modernized Detective Division's infrastructure by purchasing new computers and reconfiguring office space to allow for increased communications.
- Equipped cruisers with laptop computers and CAD-RMS (Computer-Aided Dispatch-Records Management System) software, increasing report-writing efficiency and reducing paperwork 80% for Patrol Division officers.
- Led Patrol Division with 50 drunk-driving arrests, accounting for 10% of total arrests.
- Updated forensic lab equipment and coordinated training for all officers, leading to increased evidence-collection capabilities for the police department.
- "Police Officer of the Month" presented by the Cincinnati Police Department-October 1993.
Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major: Criminal Justice
GPA: 4.0 Anticipated Graduation: 2004
TERRA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Fremont, OH
Associate in Law Enforcement Degree
GPA: 3.84 Magna Cum Laude
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2001
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY TRAFFIC INSTITUTE, Evanston, IL
School of Police Staff and Command (19 semester hours)
FEDERAL BUREAU of INVESTIGATION NATIONAL ACADEMY, Quantico, VA
Criminal Justice Education (17 semester hours)
OHIO PEACE OFFICER TRAINING COUNCIL (386 hours), Fremont, OH-Top Honors
FBI U.S. Department of Justice, Media Relations for the Law Enforcement Executive,
Quantico, VA-2001 Crime Stoppers Annual Training Conference, Pueblo, CO-2001
Combating Violent Crimes in the 21st Century Information Sharing Conference, MAGLOCLEN,
FBI Hostile School Environment: Causes and Solutions Conference, Cleveland, OH-1999
Exploring Economic, Electronic and Financial Crimes in Our Society Information Sharing
Conference, MAGLOCLEN, Atlantic City, NY-1999
Crime Stoppers International Conference, Gillette, WY-1998
Crime Trends in America, MAGLOCLEN, Pittsburgh, PA-1998
Board of Crime Stoppers of Cincinnati, Law Enforcement Coordinator/Liaison, 1997-Present
Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks #75, Chairman of Youth Activities, 2001-Present
Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio-32nd Degree, 2002
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20 Member, President, 1989-1990
Search and Seizure Update, Cincinnati Academy (16 hours)
The Dispatch Institute: Liability and Public Image Concerns in Public Safety Telecommunications
Laws of Arrest, Search & Seizure, Firearms Training (50 hours)
Ohio Peace Officer Training Council, Evidence Technician (40 hours)
Lucas County Coroner Forensic Medical Sciences, Evidence Related to Blood (8 hours)
Front-Line Effective Police Supervision Skills (14 hours)
Defensive Tactics Training (16 hours)
Public Safety Training, Saving Our Own Lives (16 hours)
FBI U.S. Department of Justice DEA, Basic Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Law Enforcement (80 hours)