Police Detective Resume Samples

A Police Detective is responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting investigations to prevent crimes and also to solve criminal cases. In addition to these key roles and responsibilities, other important duties that can be seen on a Police Detective Resume are to examine crime scenes, to prepare and file detailed investigation reports, to communicate with other officers in the law enforcement sector, to provide testimony in court, to supervise law enforcement officers at the crime scenes, and to work closely with the forensic department.

A few vital skills are required to be successful in this role, such as strong intuition, quick thinking, excellent investigative skills, excellent communication skills, honesty, and integrity. A formal degree or even high school diploma with 3+ years of experience in any of the relevant fields are good enough qualifications for this role.

Police Detective Resume example

Police Detective Resume

Summary : A results-oriented, high energy Law Enforcement Sergeant with 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in Public Service area. Highly developed administrative and analytical skills as by the ability to continuous improve division operation.

Skills : SWAT, Executive Protection, Defensive Tactics, Investigations.

Description :

    1. Investigated criminal acts such as homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics, and computer crimes, Internet Crimes against Children, armed robberies, home invasions, and property crimes such as burglaries, worked with stores on internal theft and from the outside the store, sexual crimes.
    2. Oversaw the running of the department in absence of the chief of police, maintaining staffing level, talking with public over their concerns, making sure paperwork is filled in timely timeline, over saw the operation of the jail.
    3. Collected and used forensic evidence to solve crimes.
    4. Interviewed informants, suspects, and witnesses to ascertain alibis, clues, time frames, and possible suspects.
    5. Collected enough evidence to support a court case against a criminal.
    6. Interviewed witnesses to criminal acts, suspects, victims, informants, and others in order to obtain relevant information.
    7. Searched for evidence in a systematic manner in order to obtain sufficient legally admissible evidence to prosecute and convict the violator of criminal laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS


Sr. Police Detective Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as an online criminal justice adjunct instructor and to apply knowledge and experience to not only teach students, but to inspire them to think outside the box to solve modern day criminal justice problems.

Skills : Law Enforcement, Law Enforcemet Instructor, Law Enforcement Investigations.

Description :

    1. Attended numerous law enforcement schools including but not limited to Certified Law Enforcement Instructor, Detective Academy, Crime Scene Investigations, Internet Investigations, Child Abduction and Response, Hostage Negotiations, SWAT Counter Terrorism and Explosives Mitigation, Army Combatives.
    2. Assigned as a Criminal Investigator for the Orange Park Police Department and have been in this role.
    3. Prepared and maintained complete records of the history of each case being investigated.
    4. Conducted complex criminal investigations in order to prevent crimes and solve criminal cases.
    5. Operated a surveillance vehicle and electronic and photographic surveillance equipment.
    6. Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants needed to collect additional evidence and to arrest suspects.
    7. Appeared in court to give testimony pertaining to the facts and evidence of cases being prosecuted.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts


Jr. Police Detective Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as an online criminal justice adjunct instructor and to apply knowledge and experience to not only teach students, but to inspire them to think outside the box to solve modern day criminal justice problems.

Skills : Law Enforcement, Law Enforcemet Instructor, Law Enforcement Investigations, Law Enforcement Supervision.

Description :

  • Performed routine police duties in the capacity of uniformed patrol officer for eleven years.
  • Maintained liaison with other law enforcement agencies and assisting in investigations conduct rapid response to bank robberies as member of robbery apprehension team, serving in capacity of electronic tracking specialist.
  • Visited locations frequented by criminals to determine criminal habits, associates, characteristics, aliases, and other relevant information.
  • Developed sources of information; locate and interview confidential informants.
  • Responded to crime scenes and process for evidence, interview victims, witnesses and suspects.
  • Developed investigative strategies to identify suspect(s) and document the evidence for the successful prosecution of the case.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Police Detective III Resume

Objective : An organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple tasks with proven ability to stay calm under pressure.

Skills : Handle and train narcotics and explosives detection.

Description :

    1. Responsible for diligent law enforcement as key member of Investigations Division focusing primarily on family violence and sex crime cases.
    2. Managed case load, developing and enacting plans for complex and detailed criminal investigations.
    3. Partnered with fellow officers to develop case strategies.
    4. Conducted comprehensive interviews with victims and witnesses to collect information and build case.
    5. Interrogated suspects.
    6. Performed in-depth background investigations of all parties, including victims, witnesses, and suspects.
    7. Wrote and served search warrants to investigate crime scenes and gather physical evidence; prepared court orders to enable collection of biological evidence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Police Detective II Resume

Summary : To work in a Security Department that allows to develop, manage and assist fellow employees to achieve the goals of the organization.

Skills : Wisconsin LESB Handgun Qualification Course.

Description :

    1. Investigated suspected crimes including deaths, assaults, robberies, abuse, burglaries, thefts, fraud, narcotics, and criminal mischief.
    2. Interviewed victims, witnesses, and suspects during the course of investigations.
    3. Conducted undercover surveillance and participated in undercover stings of criminal activity.
    4. Conducted plain clothes security of installations.
    5. Prepared case reports, documentation of evidence, filing of criminal charges with the Harris County District Attorney's Office, obtaining subpoenas/search warrants, and testimony in court.
    6. Networked with co-workers to improve initial investigation techniques in the patrol division.
    7. Coordinated investigations with other Federal/Local Law Enforcement Agencies, and the Harris County DA's Office.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Police Detective I Resume

Summary : Over 29+ years law enforcement experience. 8+ years experience and numerous captures using Electronic Tracking System equipment. In-depth knowledge of the methods and techniques of criminal investigations. Ability to interview and interrogate witnesses and suspects. Breadth of knowledge of methods and strong ability to utilize and operate electronic and photographic surveillance technologies.

Skills : Forensic Interviewing, Call Detail Records Analysis, Interview And Interrogations.

Description :

    1. Developed sources of information; locate and interview confidential informants.
    2. Visited locations frequented by criminals to determine criminal habits, associates, characteristics, aliases, and other relevant information.
    3. Appeared in court to give testimony pertaining to the facts and evidence of cases being prosecuted.
    4. Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants needed to collect additional evidence and to arrest suspects.
    5. Operated a surveillance vehicle and electronic and photographic surveillance equipment.
    6. Prepared and maintained complete records of the history of each case being investigated.
    7. Conducted complex criminal investigations in order to prevent crimes and solve criminal cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Assistant Police Detective Resume

Summary : Over twenty years of National and 17 years of International law enforcement experience. Professional Auto Theft instructor in various countries, The Dominican Republic as well as domestically with the FBI Academy and other law enforcement and military entities.

Skills : Microsoft, Defensive Tactics, Law Enforcement, Training.

Description :

    1. Graduated from The El Paso Police Academy Provided general police duties throughout the City.
    2. Promoted To Police Detective Assigned to the Auto Theft Investigations section Conducted investigations, made arrest prepared and presented cases to the County or District Attorney.
    3. Conducted survelance, and trained new Patrol officers in Auto Theft Detection.
    4. Served as Mexican liaison Officer with Juarez Mexican Police.
    5. Cleared abandoned autos for City AuctionsTransferred to Crime Prevention Unit as Detective Instrumental in the development and execution of the McGruff program for school age children.
    6. Performed home and business security inspections.
    7. Administered the Crime Watch program for neighborhoods.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Associate Police Detective Resume

Summary : Excellent communicator and writer looking to serve in a government position, Gave lectures at schools, civic groups and meetings for the purpose of teaching Crime prevention to the general public. Created El Paso's Most Wanted a 1/2 hour television show that outlined area crimes and the criminals sought by the El Paso Police Department.

Skills : Interviewing Victims Of Trauma, Documentation.

Description :

    1. Interviewed and Investigated felonious and misdemeanor criminal offenses based on the General Statutes.
    2. Managed a case load of 10-20 cases.
    3. Worked closely with the Forsyth County District Attorney's Office to provide accurate information to lead to a successful prosecution.
    4. Served 2 years in the patrol division- lead unit in report writing.
    5. Assisted in suppressing crime in areas with statistically high crime rates.
    6. Investigated 10-20 cases involving juvenile victims who were physically or sexually abused; while also assisting other officers with criminal investigations including homicide, robbery, and adult sex crimes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Assistant Police Detective I Resume

Summary : Work involves an element of danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies.

Skills : Louisiana P.O.S.T, MS Office.

Description :

  • Handled investigations of property crimes, including burglary and grand larceny.
  • Coordinated collection of evidence at crime scenes and prepared cases for prosecution in court.
  • Promoted to a Gang Unit Detective after consistently conducting outstanding investigations, which lead to numerous.
  • Lead Investigator for criminal activity concerning Homeland Security Within Ten months was promoted from Patrol Officer to Detective Oversee training .
  • Certified instructor for Parents and Youth Against Drug Abuse (PAYADA) where taught drug and alcohol classes to both parents and youth.
  • Performed in patrol cars, on foot, on bicycles or on motorcycles.
  • Suspected criminals and provide backup for other undercover officers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A.

Police Detective Resume

Summary : Proactive, ambitious, and dedicated individual with a high work ethic and energetic approach to life. Encouraging and motivating in a team, caring to associates and superiors and willing to go the distance. As an investigator and police officer, mindful of law enforcement while also remaining solidly committed to protecting, serving and reassuring the public.

Skills : Texas Commission On Law Enforcement Retired Officers Firearm Proficiency.

Description :

    1. Interviewed the public regarding claims of committed crimes.
    2. Prepared legal documents for court.
    3. Restricted access granted to Federal and State computer information.
    4. Wrote and prepared accurate documentation for reports.
    5. Prepared criminal complaints for court.
    6. Processed crime scenes.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification