Police Officer Sample Resume

Matthew K. Smith
1234 Harmon Drive
Provo, Utah 84000
Home: 801-555-5555
Cell: 801-555-5556
Email: mksmith@frontfocus.com

Objective
Become a Police Officer in the Salt Lake area with a goal of preserving law and order, preventing crime, and enforcing traffic regulations.

Qualifications Summary
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports using PC software.
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide dynamic and proactive educational leadership.
  • Proven effectiveness in allocating and managing resources.
Education
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Bachelor of Arts in Management (May 2001)

Work Experience
Police Officer: Jan. 2002 - Present, City of Provo, Provo, UT
  • Enforce traffic and parking regulations and issue citations as deemed necessary.
  • Investigate and report incidents.
  • Process and file reports and make court appearances as necessary.
  • Respond to calls for first aid and medical assistance.
  • Actively participate in departmentally sponsored Crime Prevention and Community
Security Officer: Jan. 2000 - Dec. 2001, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • Responsible for general security of students and employees.
  • Patrolled campus grounds and buildings checking doors, windows, and gates to ensure proper safety.
  • Directed traffic on campus.
  • Investigated all offenses, accidents, and incidents.
  • Prepared written reports detailing investigations.
  • Made arrests as necessary.
  • Interacted with general law enforcement personnel in reporting and investigating crime.
Certifications
  • CPR/Basic First Aid Training
  • Firearm Safety
*References available upon request.