Top Police Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Police Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Police Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.9% of Police Officer resumes contained Law Enforcement as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Police Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Police Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Performed law enforcement duties ranging from traffic enforcement, fingerprinting, investigations, narcotic trafficking and specialized enforcement in Tactical Unit.
  • Served in police patrol person capacity, providing wide range of law enforcement duties toward assuring community stability and safety.
  • Assign cases for investigation and conduct quality review of all law enforcement motor vehicle accident investigation efforts within the department.
  • Served as a police officer with responsibilities for traffic investigation and law enforcement on the campus of Christopher Newport University.
  • Traveled to various locations and taught gang activity awareness and recognition to citizens and other law enforcement officers.
  • Performed basic patrol functions including criminal and traffic law enforcement, incident reporting and community relations.
  • Prepared Law Enforcement Reports from information received from various investigative agencies or outside sources for distribution.
  • Provided law enforcement services and emergency response to members of the University and surrounding community.
  • Produced typewritten materials and maintained up-to-date files of various law enforcement records and operating procedures.
  • Coordinated with local law enforcement agencies and federal law enforcement agencies for joint investigation.
  • Provided law enforcement services/special assignments and activities within and outside the city of Merrill.
  • Participated in law enforcement and community programs including neighborhood watch and crime prevention activities.
  • Evaluated and provided recommendations to improve or enhance the security and law enforcement operations.
  • Monitor and disseminate relevant threat information, law enforcement data, and other intelligence.
  • Accessed law enforcement databases to obtain information on wanted persons and stolen property.
  • Exchange information with other law enforcement agencies and participate in investigations as needed.
  • Assist in follow-up investigation with city law enforcement and judicial system as necessary.
  • Supervised five law enforcement personnel and provided basic street patrol services as assigned.
  • Maintained effective working relationships with Federal law enforcement agencies on criminal matters.
  • Provided general law enforcement and community policing for the suburb of Chicago.

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2. Public Safety

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Here's how Public Safety is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Earned two District Commendations for reducing armed robberies and improving public safety initiatives in high-crime target areas within the appropriate jurisdiction.
  • Performed routine enforcement of laws, statutes and regulations utilizing proper procedures and techniques to ensure installation and public safety.
  • Provided emergency dispatch service, emergency telephone service and communication operations with state, federal and local public safety agencies.
  • Managed several critical incidents requiring communication and coordination with other public safety agencies and procurement and organization of resources.
  • Assisted with other Public Safety Officers and Records Administration applying and uploading suspect personal information into records systems computer.
  • Provided public safety for residents by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting citizens and personal property.
  • Responded to requests for emergency or public safety assistance; initiating calls for specialized medical assistance as required.
  • Received multiple team awards for thorough investigations, providing public safety, apprehending criminals for committing heinous crimes.
  • Developed training curriculum and trained newly assigned detectives, presented public safety programs/presentations to local citizen groups.
  • Attended and successfully completed criminal Behavior Profiling sponsored by the Monroe County College Public Safety Training Center.
  • Investigated illicit activities related to narcotics smuggling, public safety, national security and financial crimes.
  • Completed Department of Public Safety Colorado Bureau of Investigation Colorado Crime Information Center Certification Query Test.
  • Provided public safety through observation, reporting, correcting and investigation of unsafe and hazardous conditions.
  • Patrolled assigned area for possible criminal activity or other conditions that could endanger public safety.
  • Attended monthly Township Public Safety and civic meetings, representing local government through community involvement.
  • Provided public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies to promote good community relations.
  • Completed accident investigations and ensured public safety by containing the scene from future incidents.
  • Promoted public safety through implementation of various community programs and investigation of criminal activity.
  • Develop relationships with the community and together identifying and resolving issues affecting public safety.
  • Distinguished 29-year career ensuring public safety for Fulton County and its culturally diverse population.

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3. Present Evidence

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Here's how Present Evidence is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Prepare various reports and document to complete investigations and present evidence and testimony in a judicial setting.
  • Present evidence and/or testimony at criminal proceedings.
  • Present evidence and testimony in judicial settings.
  • Appeared in court to present evidence/testimony.
  • Appear in Court before a U.S. Magistrate or Civilian Court to present evidence and to assist in the prosecution of cases.
  • Document case information; assist in the prosecution of offenders; appears in court to present evidence and testimony.
  • Appear in court to present evidence and testify when necessary and perform other police related duties as assigned.
  • Appeared in court as an expert witness to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution.
  • Testified in court to present evidence or act as witness at arraignments, hearings and trials.
  • Prepared cases for court; appeared in court to present evidence and served as a witness.
  • Prepared court cases and appeared in court to present evidence in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Testify in court to my reports and present evidence or act as witness to prosecution.
  • Appear in court, present evidence and assist in the prosecution of case loads.
  • Appeared in court to present evidence and sworn testimony on behalf of the City.
  • Make arrest, prepare reports on arrest, testify and present evidence in court.
  • Present evidence to detectives or provide testimonies for court appearances in a judicial setting.
  • Appear in court to present evidence, and otherwise assist in criminal investigations.
  • Testified in court to present evidence from monitored conditions, scenarios and actions.
  • Attended court to present evidence and testimony for arrest made and citations written.

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4. Arrest Warrants

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Here's how Arrest Warrants is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Investigated specific high crime areas by gathering critical information to obtain search warrants or arrest warrants pertaining to criminal activity.
  • Served high-risk arrest warrants, performed hostage rescue and armed intervention, engaging heavily armed and emotional disturbed individuals/criminals.
  • Conducted investigations, surveillance activities and execute arrest warrants on individuals who violate criminal, civil and federal laws.
  • Acquired search warrants/affidavits, prepared/served arrest warrants, and provided assistance to special crime prevention and enforcement programs.
  • Recorded information applied for and served arrest warrants and processed paperwork on arrests and activity reports.
  • Performed background investigations, expert witness testimony, and securing search/arrest warrants.
  • Prepared search and arrest warrants while writing comprehensive reports detailing particular findings
  • Investigated criminal complaints, executed arrest warrants and authored related reports.
  • Specialized in effective investigations regarding violent crime arrest warrants.
  • Organized and updated approximately 2,300 outstanding arrest warrants.
  • Executed numerous search/arrest warrants for wanted persons.
  • Served arrest warrants and investigated traffic accidents.
  • Authored numerous felony and misdemeanor arrest warrants.
  • Requested and presented justification for arrest warrants.
  • Enforced criminal/traffic law and served search/arrest warrants.
  • Maintained law and order; cited and arrested violators; executed search and arrest warrants; Responded to Calls for service.
  • Answer calls, public safety, traffic stops, vehicle searches, report writing, search and arrest warrants, 911 dispatch
  • Conducted Training classes in all aspects of police techniques and conducted OJT while on patrols, arrest warrants and emergency situations.
  • Collected and processed evidence from crime scenes, provided testimony in court, and obtained and served search and arrest warrants.
  • Enforce court orders; including serving summons, subpoenas, Orders of Protection and executing search and arrest warrants when required.

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5. Crime Scenes

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Here's how Crime Scenes is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted preliminary investigations for misdemeanor and felony level crimes and incidents, secured crime scenes, and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations by interviewing witnesses, securing and inspecting crime scenes, collecting evidence, and performing database checks.
  • Skilled at preparing crime scenes for investigation including interviewing witnesses and victims collecting evidence preparing reports and updating activity log.
  • Examined crime scenes and investigated criminal activity; collected and controlled evidence; interviewed victims/witnesses and determined relevant information.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence, questioned witnesses and developed personal contacts and informants for investigative purposes.
  • Investigate criminal or suspicious activities; secured crime scenes; gather evidence/interviewed/interrogate witness/suspects; make arrests as needed.
  • Investigated criminal or suspicious activities; secured crime scenes; gathered evidence; interviewed/interrogated witness/suspects; made arrests.
  • Worked on the Crime Investigations Unit conducting preliminary investigations taking fingerprints at crime scenes and processing evidence.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence, questioned witnesses, apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Collected evidence to determine scope and direction of investigations by analyzing crime scenes and statements from interviews.
  • Conducted initial investigations of crime scenes and assist detectives in gathering evidence and information.
  • Processed crime scenes including statements, photography, print retrieval and evidence identification.
  • Processed major crime scenes as a Crime Scene Investigator utilizing advanced technological methods.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence, interviewed/interrogated witnesses/victims/suspects and effected arrests.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at accidents and crime scenes while preserving potential evidence.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations, secured crime scenes and maintained public control.
  • Investigated and processed crime scenes both independently and with other investigators.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at major crime scenes.
  • Conducted initial police investigations of crime scenes.
  • Conducted Preliminary investigations and preserve crime scenes.

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6. Emergency Situations

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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Responded to emergency situations and calls Patrolled interior and exterior grounds looking for vandalism unsafe conditions suspicious activity and truant students.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances, served warrants, conducted high-speed vehicle chases in emergency situations, and investigated alcohol related offenses.
  • Assessed emergency situations, made decisions on limited information to overcome obstacles and successfully implement chosen solutions in stressful situations.
  • Communicated using the police radio, emergency equipment, and safety procedures operating the patrol vehicle in emergency situations.
  • Coordinated plans, developed administrative procedures to ensure establishment/delegation of specific functions and responsibilities during emergency situations.
  • Skilled in providing direction during natural disasters, terrorist acts, criminal activity and other emergency situations.
  • Respond to emergency/non emergency situations in and/or outside the perimeters of the facility which require assistance.
  • Gained knowledge and confidence with criminals and emergency situations with emphasis on defusing potentially violent situations.
  • Provided effective response to emergency public safety needs such as fire alarms or medical emergency situations.
  • Experienced different levels of emergency situations and developed excellent decision making skills regarding appropriate police intervention.
  • Adhered to procedures guiding action in emergency situations ensuring response was handled calmly and appropriately.
  • Saved and protected lives and property of others daily by responding effectively to emergency situations.
  • Make critical decisions as necessary in the field regarding emergency situations and apprehension techniques.
  • Apprehended violators, conducted surveillance operations, assisted citizens in emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations and law enforcement or security related calls for service.
  • Patrolled and responded to citizen and medical calls for emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Responded to emergency situations/incidents and investigated criminal activity and violations of NC law.
  • Applied crisis management skills during emergency situations to ensure safe and effective resolutions.
  • Respond to various dispatched calls in order to investigate emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • Served as essential personnel in emergency situations while performing emergency preparedness duties.

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7. Criminal Acts

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Here's how Criminal Acts is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Reviewed/recorded facts to prepare reports that documented incidents and activities that determined if criminal acts or statue violations were committed.
  • Assigned to Patrol Division with responsibility for deterring crime, investigating criminal acts and responding to emergencies.
  • Investigated misdemeanor and felony criminal acts and make arrest when necessary per Florida State statutes.
  • Conducted initial and preliminary investigations of criminal acts and made arrests as appropriate.
  • Prevented and detected criminal acts and initiated criminal investigations of those crimes.
  • Patrol perimeter and interior of airport to prevent criminal acts and unlawful intrusion
  • Conducted investigations of criminal acts ranging from misdemeanors to major felonies.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations of situations/criminal acts and secure the crime scene.
  • Conducted accident investigations and investigations of criminal acts and prepared reports.
  • Conducted investigations into criminal acts occurring on district property.
  • Protected medical information on individual involved in criminal acts.
  • Investigated incidents to determine if criminal acts were committed.
  • Conduct investigation of possible criminal acts.
  • Conducted investigations into criminal acts.
  • Conducted investigations regarding criminal acts.
  • Answered all calls for assistance during shift * Investigates all criminal acts which occur during shift * Enforced state and local laws
  • Document evidence and facts in reports documenting incidents and activities and determines if criminal acts or violations of state statutes occurred.
  • Make arrests and or detain individuals committing criminal acts on the premises, and provide testimony as required by law.
  • Investigate reported criminal acts in progress, domestic disturbances, public nuisances; and respond to citizen requests for assistance.
  • Interview witnesses to criminal acts, suspects, victims, informants, and others in order to obtain relevant information.

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8. Police Department

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Here's how Police Department is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Completed Pentagon Police Department Academy, focused on advanced protective techniques, extensive physical training, and classroom instruction.
  • Focused efforts on community policing, treating citizens as customers to effectively brand police department as citizen-focused organization.
  • Acted as a representative of the police department regarding civic organizations, neighborhood associations and business organizations.
  • Enhance community policing strategy within the police department by communicating and assisting citizens and visitors whenever possible.
  • Prevented, detected, investigated violations of the law and managed the Wilson Police Department Communications Center
  • Implemented a mandated training program to police department personnel on the National Incident Management System.
  • Served as Department Accreditation Officer documenting compliance of CALEA standards for nationally accredited police departments.
  • Provided security and support of various law enforcement activities and support for multiple police departments.
  • Researched, developed, and assisted in the implementation of administrative procedures affecting Police Department.
  • Collaborated with other New York City Police Departments on special initiatives and operations.
  • Assisted other local and federal agencies, San Francisco Police Department/Federal Protective Service/IRS/etc.
  • Cooperated with law enforcement agencies, regularly interacting with city police departments.
  • Participated in community relations and public information programs, organized by police department
  • Provided videos and information to Police Departments in reference to criminal investigations.
  • Investigated allegations of criminal incidents per police department policies and procedures.
  • Represented Denver Police Department in volunteer security capacity in the community.
  • Interacted with uniformed patrol officers of sister agencies and police departments.
  • Investigated policy and procedure violations by other police department employees.
  • Case resolution included coordination with state and local police departments.
  • Served as community liaison officer between neighborhoods and police department.

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9. Traffic Accidents

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Here's how Traffic Accidents is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Cooperated with local law enforcement personnel in investigating and reporting road conditions, traffic accidents, and any unlawful activities.
  • Respond to dispatched calls or complaints to investigate reported incidents of criminal activity, traffic accidents or emergency calls.
  • Responded to traffic accidents, ensuring safety of individuals involved, and interrogated individuals and assisted in gathering evidence.
  • Responded to and investigated major and minor traffic accidents, and completed administrative and criminal case reports.
  • Conducted and completed all investigations for traffic accidents that occurred on the installation regardless of severity.
  • Patrolled and enforced state motor vehicle traffic laws and investigated traffic accidents and directed traffic.
  • Prepared written reports pertaining to all traffic accidents, criminal activity and general investigations.
  • Regulated pedestrian and vehicular traffic; investigated traffic accidents and filed preliminary accident reports.
  • Provided Basic patrol function and investigated criminal activity as well as traffic accidents.
  • Investigated traffic accidents, including taking photographs, and collecting and preserving evidence.
  • Conducted complex and lengthy investigations into various criminal activities and traffic accidents.
  • Investigated over 1300 traffic accidents which extended from non-injury to fatal accidents.
  • Conduct traffic enforcement, investigate traffic accidents and promote traffic safety.
  • Controlled traffic at various areas on installation and investigated traffic accidents.
  • Investigated traffic accidents, conducted criminal investigations and testified in court.
  • Enforced traffic violations and investigated traffic accidents, to include fatalities.
  • Conducted investigations regarding criminal activity, civil, traffic accidents.
  • Investigated and prepared reports on traffic accidents and crime activity.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Investigate criminal activity and traffic accidents, enforce traffic ordinances.

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10. Criminal Investigations

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Here's how Criminal Investigations is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Worked in multiple units, including car patrol and community policing to conduct criminal investigations and assist detectives with other investigations.
  • Conduct simple and complex criminal investigations and maintained computerized investigative reports in order to establish a strong case for criminal prosecution.
  • Conducted complex criminal investigations, as well as development of confidential informants for Montgomery County Detectives and Drug Task Force Initiatives.
  • Commended for investigative skills including gathering pertinent information in criminal investigations, interviewing victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informants.
  • Conduct criminal investigations and prepared documentation to assist the District Attorney's Office with trial preparation with evidence and testimony.
  • Conducted preliminary criminal investigations involving juveniles and adults, crimes against persons or property and crimes involving illegal drugs violations.
  • Coordinate dozens of complex criminal investigations in collaboration with lead detectives, investigators, task force members and evidence technicians.
  • Planned and conducted criminal investigations involving conflicting evidence as well as complex and sensitive issues which required multiple investigative matters.
  • Enforced traffic laws and performed comprehensive criminal investigations, using variety of law enforcement databases to uncover information about suspects.
  • Gathered information in criminal investigations by interviewing and obtaining statements of victims, witnesses, suspects and confidential informers.
  • Gathered preliminary information as responding officer on criminal calls, prepared relevant reports and assisted investigators with criminal investigations.
  • Responded to calls for service as dispatched and performed criminal investigations, accident investigations, and crime scene investigations.
  • Uniform Patrol Officer/Bike Patrol Officer/Undercover Narcotics Handled all types of criminal investigations Community Resource Officer (D.A.R.E.)
  • Conducted criminal investigations, presented evidence, interviewed victims and witnesses, performed property and evidence collection.
  • Write effective legal incident reports, collect evidence as necessary for supporting criminal investigations and apprehend.
  • Work also involves patrolling assigned area, traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations.
  • Conduct various criminal investigations while protecting life and property throughout several patrol areas within the city.
  • Conducted preliminary criminal investigations, issued citations/arrests, investigated suspicious persons/activities, and provided court testimony.
  • Completed criminal investigations in the Juvenile, Robbery-Homicide, Detective Headquarters and Detective Support Divisions.
  • Demonstrated proficient skill and experience in conducting criminal investigations relating to theft of government/personal property.

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11. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Answered calls for service, enforced all Texas Penal Code laws, Texas Family laws, and Texas Traffic laws.

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12. Traffic Laws

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Here's how Traffic Laws is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Enforced local/state criminal and traffic laws, investigated crimes and traffic collisions and assisted citizens as necessary.
  • Enforced all traffic laws and ordinances Responded immediately to calls involving automobile accidents and criminal activity.
  • Patrolled commercial and residential areas, enforcing traffic laws and identifying criminal violations.
  • Provided education and information to the public regarding traffic laws and accident prevention.
  • Patrolled Chickasaw nation territory to enforce traffic laws.
  • Enforced traffic laws and investigated traffic related incidents.
  • Enforced traffic laws and investigated vehicle collisions.
  • Operated a motor vehicle to prevent crime, enforce traffic laws & regulations, state statutes, city & county ordinances.
  • Direct traffic and provide assistance to visitors as well as enforcement of traffic laws and/or regulations in my areas of responsibility.
  • Responded to calls for service, investigated suspicious and criminal activities, enforced traffic laws, and helped resolve diverse problems.
  • Serve and Protect the Community, Investigate Cases, Serve Warrant, Answer Calls, Serve Papers, and Enforce Traffic Laws
  • Regulated vehicle and pedestrian traffic, enforced traffic laws, reviewed driver's licenses, insurance documents, and vehicle registrations.
  • Enforced traffic laws, made custodial arrests, as well as documenting in depth reports for the calls for service.
  • Served as motorcycle officer from 2004-2005, enforcing traffic laws while providing extra traffic patrols in neighborhoods and school zones.
  • Served four years as a Patrol Officer where primary duties were ensuring public safety and the enforcement of traffic laws.
  • General law enforcement patrol, enforce all criminal and traffic laws, arrest, detain and transport violators of laws.
  • Enforce local ordinances, state and traffic laws, in addition to responding to citizen calls for service and support.
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspected criminals, resolve problems within the community, and enforce traffic laws.
  • Patrol streets, effect arrests, enforce vehicle and traffic laws, worked undercover on a drug task force.
  • Issue DC Violation Notices and Courtesy Violation Notices for observed violations of the traffic laws, rules or regulations.

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13. State Laws

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Here's how State Laws is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Enforce local and state laws and regulations pertaining to all Maryland Capitol Police properties and Annapolis City concurrent jurisdictional areas.
  • Conduct numerous security surveys, inspections and participated in local exercises meeting local federal and state laws, regulations.
  • Serve as a Traffic Officer enforcing federal and state laws and traffic regulations/tickets; conducting traffic accident investigations.
  • Enforced city ordinances and city/state laws and regulations as necessary.
  • Observed investigated and apprehended violators of state laws.
  • Managed access control and enforced federal/state laws.
  • Enforce state laws (including traffic), respond to calls for service and initiate written reports of incidents that occur.
  • Enforce State laws and city ordinances, answer calls, make arrests, conduct traffic enforcement, serve warrants and subpoenas.
  • Interacted frequently with the public regarding safety, social outreach and education of federal laws, state laws and city ordinances.
  • Answer calls for service, enforce state laws, report writing, must be able to perform in high stress situations.
  • Enforced and investigated violations of state laws and municipal ordinances by issuing a verbal warning, citation or affecting an arrest.
  • Performed security patrols, enforced city and state laws and looked out for the general health and safety of my community.
  • Performed all facets of community policing which included traffic patrol enforcing local and state laws by issuing citations or making arrest.
  • Protected life and upheld state laws and codes in roles such as Community Police Officer, Narcotics Officer and Patrol Officer.
  • Worked as a patrol officer in a high crime area, responding to calls and enforcing local and state laws.
  • Major Duties: Protected and served the citizens of the City of San Diego upholding the municipal and state laws.
  • Respond to, initiate investigation into, and report crimes or incidents in violation of State laws and University rules.
  • Investigated violations of state laws/city ordinances and arrested violators using degree of force necessary with state law and department policy.
  • Assist in investigating suspicious activities and persons; make arrests for violations of federal and state laws and city ordinances.
  • Investigate suspicious activities, violations of Federal and State Laws, civil and criminal complaints, and motor vehicle accidents.

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14. Firearms

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Here's how Firearms is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Obtained numerous instructor-level certifications in varied disciplines/firearms.
  • Reviewed civilian complaints; conducted comprehensive interviews and disciplinary hearings; recommended and implemented disciplinary action; handled removal of firearms.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication, vehicle operations, defensive tactics, and firearms instruction.
  • Partnered with community sources and conducted interviews to compile time-sensitive information on illegal firearms and narcotics investigations.
  • Maintained basic qualifications to include firearms, defensive tactics and any driving requirements.
  • Participated and supervised undercover operations, involving controlled substances and illegal firearms.
  • Used authorized firearms in accordance with Army Standard Qualifications requirements.
  • Specialized training in firearms, security threat intelligence and narcotics identification
  • Operate all equipment including firearms according to established safety procedures.
  • Inspected and maintained assigned equipment including firearms and clothing.
  • Facilitated differentiated instruction for firearms and arrest control disciplines.
  • Created departmental budget and policy for firearms training division.
  • Attend monthly training meetings and quarterly firearms qualifications.
  • Received specialized firearms training, emergency vehicle operations.
  • Qualify semi annually with department issued firearms.
  • Command of narcotics and firearms investigative units.
  • Maintained my firearms proficiency and qualifications.
  • Maintained firearms and evasive driving qualifications.
  • Obtained certification in firearms instruction.
  • Maintained firearms and safety equipment.

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15. Community Outreach

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Here's how Community Outreach is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Protect, assist and serve the community through proactive patrol policing, criminal investigations, community outreach and/or traffic enforcement/control.
  • Assisted in coordinating community outreach aimed at better educating and representing the local populace in law enforcement decisions.
  • Implemented bicycle registration program, secured vehicle theft prevention program and community outreach for crime prevention.
  • Provide community outreach and protection through interactive public service programs and activates.
  • Participate in crime prevention, public information and community outreach programs.
  • Served as departmental representative for numerous community outreach and relations activities.
  • Implemented departmental community outreach projects involving youth and diversity issues.
  • Participated in public speaking events and community outreach programs.
  • Elevated community outreach programs to assist the homeless population.
  • Facilitated public forums, community outreach programs.
  • Provided community outreach resources to civic organizations
  • Participated in community outreach programs.
  • Led community outreach to educate the public on police involved hot button issues as well as current police tactics and activities.
  • Perform community outreach and community relations as a vital part of the job in building trust and rapport with citizens.
  • Full police patrol officer duties such as traffic control, enforcement of the law, community outreach, etc.
  • Patrol assigned area, enforce laws, respond to calls for service, and community outreach
  • Preserve community law and order through community outreach programs, patrolling and securing critical resources.
  • Participated in community outreach efforts through Special Olympics and Shop with a Cop.
  • Conduct community outreach talks on crime prevention, and safety.
  • Acted as PR and community outreach liaison for division.

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16. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Perform security related tasks and prepare reports and participate in various court hearings whenever required.
  • Attended court hearings relating to specific investigations Prepared extensive reports relating to citizen complaints.
  • Prepared and generated multiple daily reports, including documentation required for court hearings.
  • Attend court hearings involving offenders arrested for criminal activity and traffic related incidents.
  • Issue traffic citations Appearance in court hearings Assist criminal investigators in ongoing investigations
  • Initiated traffic stops, and aided missing/lost children * Completed investigations and attended court hearings * Performed other Police duties as required
  • Provided factual and unbiased testimony in local, state, and federal court hearings in connection with criminal and civil testimony.
  • Provide complete, accurate, and concise documents and testimony for court hearings as required by the States Attorney's office.
  • Prepared criminal complaints for District Attorney's Office for possible charging; attended court hearings and provided testimony when required.
  • Represent the Police Department at court hearings; prepare reports and materials requested and subpoenaed by the courts.
  • Attended and represented the park at court hearings regarding loss from the park and other security related matters.
  • Patrol Township and Boroughs * Make arrests as needed * Answer communities calls and concerns * Attend court hearings
  • Documented activities and evidence in written police reports and testified to such in local and state court hearings.
  • Patrol Streets, make traffic stops, make arrests, serve legal documents, and attend court hearings.
  • Attended court hearings, enforced traffic laws, responsible for writing reports and preserving major crime scenes.
  • Handled emergency calls, investigated in an attempt to solve crimes, testified in court hearings.
  • Compile and file written reports used for crime analyzes and for the use of court hearings.
  • Testify in court, Open communications with Public, Judges, Lawyers and Court Hearings.
  • Attended and presented evidence in court hearings and the protection of life and property.
  • Transported patients to court hearings and various appointments as ordered by the court system.

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17. Local Laws

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Here's how Local Laws is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Supervised the everyday operations of unit assigned including managing investigations of crimes, enforcing state and local laws as applicable.
  • Communicated and enforced compliance with federal, state and local laws while emphasizing government standards of professionalism and safety.
  • Interpret and effectively enforce local laws while ensuring all department policy and procedure requirements are observed.
  • Patrol assigned areas by enforcing state/local laws.
  • Enforced Federal, State, and local laws without incident; Performed as Regional Gang Intelligence Officer, Field Training Officer.
  • State, and Local laws, responding to calls for service, providing medical treatment, and completing other assigned tasks.
  • Performed crime prevention and detection activities enforcing federal, state and local laws, preserving peace and protecting property and lives.
  • Conducted routine patrol responding to calls from dispatch, conducted traffic stops on motorists in violation of State and Local laws.
  • Perform uniform police duties, enforce state and local laws, handle domestic disturbances, and conduct on-the-scene investigations when applicable.
  • Enforce federal, state, and local laws as well as using preventative methods to keep criminal activity at a low.
  • Enforced state and local laws in a major port city, responded to calls for service, patrolled high-crime areas.
  • Enforced state and local laws through patrolling, answering calls of service, issuing of warrants, and traffic control.
  • Patrolled campus property enforcing all state and local laws and ordinances, answered and responded to all calls for service.
  • Know and apply U.S. Criminal codes, civil codes, and federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations
  • Provided police protection and enforcement of state and local laws in East Haven, CT, serving over 30,000 residents.
  • Applied knowledge of penal code, and Federal, state and local laws and statutes to ensure effective investigatory protocols.
  • Supervised and performed employee training and provided specific guidance in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws.
  • Detect and arrest offenders, to uphold public peace, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
  • Provided police protection for individuals, businesses, communities and faith based organizations by enforcing state and local laws.
  • Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

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18. Issue Citations

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Here's how Issue Citations is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Issue citations for traffic violations, perform preliminary traffic accident investigations and generates reports.
  • Investigate traffic collisions and issue citations/warnings when necessary.
  • Enforced speed limits utilizing radar and issue citations
  • Restore order/make arrests/issue citations/uphold the law.
  • Operate Radar and Enforce Speed Limits Issue Citations for Violations of North Carolina State Laws and for Violations of City Ordinances.
  • Issue citations, either US District Court or courtesy, for personally observed violations of the law, rules and regulations.
  • Observe report and mitigate traffic safety hazards, issue citations for moving violations, parking violations and enforce pedestrian right-of-way rules.
  • Write reports, issue citations, testify in court cases, inspect and report security measures on the high school campus.
  • Patrol City, Issue citations for moving violations, Serve warrants, Answer calls for service, Assist with medical calls.
  • Issue citations, make arrests, and precisely articulate verbally as well as in writing the reason for the decision made.
  • Respond to calls, enforce laws, make arrests when necessary, issue citations, and occasionally testify in court cases.
  • Patrol the campus, look for violations of the law, answer various types of calls, and issue citations.
  • Patrol city, conduct traffic stops, issue citations, respond to citizen calls, take reports and make arrests.
  • Issue citations, investigate, write reports, and make arrest to ensure adherence to all state and federal law.
  • Issue citations as needed, complete reports as needed, interact with the residents and be observant of criminal activity.
  • Protect people and property, respond to calls for service, enforce laws, make arrests and issue citations.
  • Patrol the base, issue citations, complete reports, conduct preliminary investigations, and make arrests when justified.
  • Issue citations, make arrests, obtain statements from witnesses, and compose official reports based on the situation.
  • Make arrest based on probable cause for felony and misdemeanor crimes under tribal and federal jurisdiction or issue citations.
  • Issue citations and prepare case files and testify in adjudication hearings in federal, military, and state courts.

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19. Traffic Control

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Here's how Traffic Control is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Performed traffic control operations: directed traffic, assisted motorists, issued citations, and investigated accidents involving motor vehicles.
  • Perform routine patrols as assigned * Provide traffic control and security at community events * Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls
  • Provided protective services for community including law enforcement, traffic control, investigative services, and court testimony.
  • Have experience in operating Department issued Radar equipment while performing traffic control duties at numerous assigned locations.
  • Perform duties involving crime and fire protection, security, traffic control and preliminary incident investigations.
  • Patrol operations, traffic control, prevention, investigations, accident investigations, and community relations.
  • Issued warnings/citations for traffic accidents/violations, protected accident scene and traffic control points, and barricades/roadblocks.
  • Directed traffic control and traffic operations when dealing with cruisers and escorted convoys to designated locations.
  • Provided safety and security for citizens Specialized in traffic control, road patrol and domestic Violence
  • Maintained traffic control, enforced traffic regulations and safety, and performed traffic accident investigation.
  • Conducted traffic control Served Arrest Warrants Submitted warrant applications Responded to animal complaints.
  • Performed traffic control during accidents, funeral processions and other events as necessary.
  • Conducted security and traffic control operations for major events on the installation.
  • Maintained traffic control and enforced traffic regulations and safety.
  • Supervised vehicular traffic control and motor vehicle accident investigation.
  • Protected accident scenes with traffic control points and barricades/roadblocks.
  • Monitored controlled check points and regulated traffic control.
  • Conducted traffic control and investigations as necessary.
  • Directed traffic control operations for numerous events.
  • Supervised and participated in traffic control operations.

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20. State Regulations

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Here's how State Regulations is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Maintain all self-defense and firearm requirements regarding State Regulations and County requirements for Police Officer standards and training.
  • Developed and implemented a variety of federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Patrolled city to preserve peace, prevent crime, protect life and personal property, and enforced state regulations.
  • Trained in a full range of federal and state regulations of law enforcement work.
  • Enforce traffic ordinances of the city and state regulations and direct traffic.
  • Document all actions in writing as per department and state regulations.
  • Issued warnings and citations to violators of City and State regulations.
  • Conducted traffic stops in accordance with county and state regulations.
  • Control traffic flow for compliance with local and state regulations Prepare accurate and timely reports regarding response calls.
  • Completed reports, issued citations and conducted inspections Supervised Campus Security Guards Maintained areas secured and within compliance of all state regulations

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21. Non-Emergency Calls

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Here's how Non-Emergency Calls is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Responded to critical incidents to include crimes in progress as well as non-emergency calls for service and conducted preliminary criminal investigations.
  • Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service relayed through dispatch to investigate and deter criminal activity.
  • Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, investigate felony, misdemeanor and petty misdemeanor crimes.
  • Patrolled county to deter and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls of criminal or non-criminal nature.
  • Patrolled and secured assigned areas of community and responded to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Respond to all emergency/non-emergency calls * Issue traffic citations/traffic enforcement * Assist other road officers/road sergeant
  • Responded to emergency and non-emergency calls while remaining calm in potential high-stress situations.
  • Followed up on assorted emergency and non-emergency calls for public safety services.
  • Dispatch law enforcement units to emergency and non-emergency calls via radio.
  • Worked as a patrol officer answering emergency and non-emergency calls.
  • Accompanied training officers while responding to emergency and non-emergency calls.
  • Responded to emergency/non-emergency calls for service in the district area.
  • Radio dispatcher receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Responded to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Responded to emergency and non-emergency calls of duty.
  • Answer emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatch officers.
  • Monitored direct emergency alarms and answered non-emergency calls.
  • Answered emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Patrol duties including emergency and non-emergency calls.
  • Respond hastily to emergency and non-emergency calls.

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22. Preliminary Investigation Information

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Here's how Preliminary Investigation Information is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information Directed traffic.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information and wrote detailed reports.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to emergency calls.
  • Mediate domestic-related disturbance and protect victims from harm Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Provided well written incident and accident reports Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Patrolled the Community, promote safety.Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crimes.
  • Patrol campus grounds and buildings.Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Performed the duties of an armed peace officer Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations .Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago Police Constable Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Full Time 40 hours a week + Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.

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23. City Ordinances

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Here's how City Ordinances is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted criminal investigations, follow up investigations, and apprehended personnel suspected of violating state criminal statutes and city ordinances.
  • Patrol city-Investigate crimes/complaints-create reports-traffic control-investigate traffic accidents-Answer calls to service- Testify in court as requested-Enforce laws and city ordinances.
  • Manage police enforcement operations as governed by State statutes, city ordinances and department policy and procedure.
  • Patrol assigned district and city enforcing Texas Transportation code and city ordinances.
  • Patrolled city, completed investigations, and enforced city ordinances.
  • Conducted investigations into violations of state laws and city ordinances.
  • Patrolled roadways enforcing highway safety laws and city ordinances.
  • Patrolled community enforcing state statues and city ordinances.
  • Enforce traffic laws, city ordinances; investigate traffic crashes and provided information, service and assistance to citizens of Carlton.
  • Enforced State law and city ordinances, responding to emergency situations within a twelve square mile with a population of 38,000..
  • Enforce Traffic and Criminal Laws of the State of New Mexico and City Ordinances of the City of Anthony, NM.
  • Enforce all laws with regards to the Ohio Revised Code, Cleveland City Ordinances, and CMHA leasing and rental rules.
  • Enforced city ordinances, state, and federal laws, and regulations through issuing citations, and making arrests were warranted.
  • Patrol Officer - Answering calls for service, enforcing laws and regulations as governed by the state and city ordinances.
  • Protect life and property, arrest law violators, properly enforce all Federal laws, State laws and City ordinances.
  • Perform multiple duties to include, but not limited to enforcement of state law/city ordinances, traffic enforcement, etc.
  • Patrol the Town of Florence and enforce city ordinances to include conducting criminal investigation either misdemeanor or felony in nature.
  • Patrolled the city and responded to dispatched calls for service to enforce the city ordinances and maintain public safety.
  • Enacted, transformed, revised and wrote the city ordinances, fee schedules, and municipal codes for enforcement.
  • Patrol all areas of city limits to prevent, deter, and enforce criminal law and city ordinances.

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24. Incident Reports

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Here's how Incident Reports is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Prepared incident reports to document significant or emergency events and provided supervisors with a relevant and comprehensive report of the findings.
  • Prepared incident reports and other documentation relevant Federal or personal property, and other violations committed on Federally-owned or controlled property.
  • Perform patrol operations responding to emergency calls, prepare detailed incident reports, provide traffic enforcement and crash investigations.
  • Maintained suspects in custody, performed preliminary suspect interviews and produced incident reports in accordance with administrative reporting standards.
  • Provided court testimony, prepared incident reports and provided initial case information to detectives for further investigations.
  • Performed preliminary investigations into crimes and wrote in-depth police incident reports and traffic accident reports.
  • Reviewed any incoming incident reports for accuracy and made annotations of any errors or discrepancies.
  • Performed investigations, maintained records, prepared incident reports and other documentation pertaining to security.
  • Prepare written reports and incident reports relating to criminal incidents, security and safety matter.
  • Conducted interviews and gathered information for incident reports, search warrants and felony affidavits.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations, took criminal and incident reports, and documented evidence.
  • Investigated suspicious activity; compiled detailed incident reports, documented all critical information.
  • Fire Fighters prepare emergency medical incident reports regarding patient and incident information.
  • Investigated and wrote detailed incident reports for all security and safety violations.
  • Completed Incident Reports ensuring accuracy, tracking and management of reports properly.
  • Completed accident and incident reports and coordinated follow-on actions for investigators.
  • Prepared concise, detailed incident reports describing all elements of investigations.
  • Processed and logged accurate and detailed incident reports around vehicle accidents.
  • Complete incident reports efficiently and provide assistance to individuals in need.
  • Drafted numerous detailed criminal, traffic accident and incident reports.

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25. Suspicious Persons

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Here's how Suspicious Persons is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Monitored and investigated suspicious persons, situations and unusual activities and made corrective actions to prevent future illegal activities.
  • Patrol designated district in patrol car and monitor and investigate suspicious persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Conducted investigations of suspicious persons or situations and preliminary investigations of major crimes and criminal activity.
  • Operated photographic, audio and video equipment for undercover and surveillance of suspicious persons and establishments.
  • Handled complaints of narcotics activity, suspicious persons/activities/vehicles, alarms, shots fired and prostitution.
  • Identified suspicious persons by observing criminal behavior exhibited by the individual or group.
  • Investigate motor vehicle traffic accidents and stop and identify suspicious persons and/or vehicles.
  • Worked proactively by making traffic stops and investigating suspicious persons and situations.
  • Observe and investigate suspicious persons and/or activities and report as necessary.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicious persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Note suspicious persons and unusual conditions and make preliminary investigations.
  • Noted suspicious persons and establishments and reported to superior officer.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations of surveillance and suspicious persons.
  • Remain vigilant for suspicious persons and activity.
  • Investigated and reported suspicious persons and occurrences.
  • Monitored suspicious persons and situations.
  • Monitored suspicious persons and activities.
  • Monitored and Investigated suspicious persons.
  • Assisted and rendered aid to citizens, conducted building checks, and investigated suspicious persons, vehicles, noises, etc.
  • Elicited information via canvassing for witnesses, interviewing witnesses, suspicious persons, victims, complainants, and medical personnel.

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26. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted investigations of internal complaints including domestic violence, sexual harassment, workplace harassment, and discrimination.
  • Conducted detailed preliminary and follow-up investigations for domestic violence, auto theft and fraud cases.
  • Promoted to the Detective Bureau as a general investigator and a domestic violence investigator.
  • Reported evidence of domestic violence, delinquent parents or juveniles to appropriate authority.
  • Assist Dept of Human Resource in investigating allegation of domestic violence involving children.
  • Patrol Officer including investigations of vehicle accidents, domestic violence and witness interviews.
  • Received extensive training in domestic violence laws and crime scene investigation procedures.
  • Trained extensively in interview and interrogation/obtaining statements and confessions and domestic violence.
  • Conducted investigations regarding domestic violence issues and ensured the safety of victims.
  • Prepare and conduct presentations regarding domestic violence and other safety topics.
  • Conducted initial field investigations from homicide to domestic violence and thefts.
  • Handled special assignments when called upon including domestic violence victims.
  • Mediated domestic violence incidents and protected victims.
  • Intervened in social and domestic violence altercations.
  • Specialized in crisis intervention and domestic violence.
  • Investigated indications and allegations of domestic violence.
  • Specialized in domestic violence/child abuse cases.
  • Conducted Domestic Violence and Rape Investigations.
  • State certified domestic violence instructor.
  • Trained in Domestic violence intervention.

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27. Suspicious Activity

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Here's how Suspicious Activity is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted investigations, interviewed suspects and witnesses, prepared crime reports, monitored suspicious activity of ongoing crimes and processed subjects.
  • Prepare various routine reports regarding accidents, suspicious activity, emergency incidents, and unusual events related to airport operations.
  • Perform field investigations, patrolling assigned areas to detect the presence of unauthorized personnel and/or suspicious activity and/or devices.
  • Patrolled residential neighborhoods, business and major thoroughfares within the city to monitor for suspicious activity and/or persons.
  • Conducted both formal and informal interviews with individuals as result of ongoing investigations, complaints and suspicious activity.
  • Responded to calls for service including criminal activity reports, suspicious activity and other calls as necessary.
  • Monitor, report, and investigate suspicious activity to determine if any illegal incident have occurred.
  • Investigated criminal and suspicious activity in assigned patrol area that involved an element of personal danger.
  • Conducted and investigated various crimes against persons and property, vehicle accidents and suspicious activity.
  • Conducted field interviews and analysis of behavior and reporting suspicious activity required under department regulation.
  • Ensured safety and security for the people of Minneapolis by preventing criminal and suspicious activity.
  • Monitored local businesses for suspicious activity and maintained a police presence for those businesses.
  • Investigate and record criminal and suspicious activity and effect arrests where evidence dictated.
  • Gathered and disseminated information on persons involved in criminal or suspicious activity.
  • Monitor and investigate suspicious activity and hazardous conditions in their patrol area.
  • Assist neighborhood subdivision, with traffic enforcement, and suspicious activity awareness.
  • Gathered preliminary information in response to medical emergencies and suspicious activity.
  • Perform safety inspections; investigate and report any suspicious activity.
  • Respond to alarms and other indications of suspicious activity.
  • Investigate all patient/visitor/employee complaints and reports of suspicious activity.

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28. Patrol Division

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Here's how Patrol Division is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Patrol Division - Investigate reports of criminal activity, respond to 911 emergency calls-for-service, general traffic enforcement and crash investigations.
  • Assigned to patrol division performing general law enforcement duties including traffic accident investigation and enforcement and preliminary investigations of all crimes.
  • Patrol Division Provided police services including patrol functions, incident investigations, crime suppression, community awareness and traffic enforcement.
  • Uniformed patrol division; community policing, traffic enforcement, responding to calls for service and follow-up investigations.
  • Served as Patrol Division Officer and Traffic Enforcement Officer within a greater Boston community of approximately 80,000 inhabitants.
  • Patrol division crime suppression unit Currently investigate traffic accidents, determine at fault party and estimate damage amount.
  • Supervised office support staff and patrol division evaluating their performance to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Assigned to Patrol Division and Traffic Division enforcing laws through observation and investigation.
  • Patrol Division s responsibilities include responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
  • Assigned to Patrol Division duties included proactive prevention, community awareness and policing.
  • Assigned to Patrol Division; reputation for being community-oriented and an investigative strategist.
  • Administered and monitored scheduling, budgeting and communications within the patrol division.
  • Assigned to uniformed patrol division enforcing state and local criminal/traffic laws.
  • Worked as an undercover narcotics officer before moving to patrol division.
  • Performed all activities and duties consistent with patrol division responsibilities.
  • Certified law enforcement officer within the uniform patrol division.
  • Performed Motor vehicle accident investigations in the Patrol Division.
  • Assigned to Uniform Patrol Division Criminal Investigations Division.
  • Assigned to the department's uniformed services/patrol division.
  • Patrol Division/Emergency Services Unit - Uniformed patrol.

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29. Appropriate Action

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Here's how Appropriate Action is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Assessed environment hazards and directed operations during emergency and non-emergency situations taking the appropriate actions and employing a logical approach.
  • Demonstrated mediation techniques and ability to resolve potential conflict and take appropriate actions during highly stressful and sometimes dangerous situations.
  • Responded to incidents and performed crisis intervention, investigated accidents, investigated criminal and civil disturbances and took appropriate action.
  • Perform crisis prevention, including counseling, suicide prevention, recognizing abnormal behavior and taking appropriate action.
  • Conducted investigations of incidents occurring on assigned shift and determined appropriate action to be taken.
  • Respond to emergency/dangerous conditions to evaluate, control and coordinate the appropriate actions.
  • Investigated incidents to determine if there is criminal activity and take appropriate action.
  • Accessed information from the National Crime Information Center and initiated appropriate actions.
  • Conducted investigations of incidents/accidents and took appropriate actions with minimal supervision.
  • Investigate suspicious activity discovered during patrol and take appropriate actions.
  • Questioned and investigated unusual situations and took appropriate action.
  • Investigated suspicious persons and establishments and took appropriate action.
  • Investigated and took appropriate action on assigned incidents.
  • Investigate incidents and take appropriate action as necessary.
  • Determine operational procedures and take appropriate action.
  • Investigated criminal incidents and took appropriate action.
  • Take appropriate actions to resolve matters in a firm, courteous and tactful manner with respect for the rights of others.
  • Conducted sting operation in retail store to be a witness to thefts occurring and take appropriate actions to assist in investigation.
  • Patrol high crime areas within Brooklyn North Precincts, assist citizens as needed, note suspicious activity and take appropriate action.
  • Determined the appropriate action to be taken at each incident and endeavored to solve problems for members of the community.

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30. Document Incidents

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Here's how Document Incidents is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Prepared reports to document incidents and facilitate the apprehension, prosecution and conviction of perpetrators.
  • Record unusual activities and accurately document incidents of all types.
  • Communicated with dispatchers to request information and document incidents.
  • Complete reports that document incidents and criminal activities.
  • Record information to prepare report that document incidents.
  • Record and review facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities and determine if criminal act or statute violations occur.
  • Identified pursued and arrested criminal suspects and perpetrators; recorded facts, prepared reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities using strong attention to detail skills to ensure accuracy.
  • Respond to calls for service; prepare reports; document incidents; restore order; investigate vehicle accidents.
  • Expected to thoroughly document incidents, evaluate facts and circumstances, and take the required follow up measures.
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities in an online state wide database.
  • Patrol officer respond to high priority calls for service, arrest, detain and document incidents.
  • Empowered to make lawful arrests when needed and document incidents in report form.
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Record facts that document incidents and activities.
  • Prepare reports that document incidents or activities.
  • Write reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Write detailed reports and document incidents.
  • Document incidents that occur in reports.
  • Prepare documents recording facts to prepare reports that document incidents.Identify arrest suspects and perpetrators.

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31. Safety Hazards

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Here's how Safety Hazards is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Directed movement of vehicles and pedestrians and observed and reported traffic safety hazards.
  • Identified potential security and safety hazards.
  • Respond to situations such as safety hazards, security risks, fires, medical emergencies, and dangerous or defective conditions.
  • Patrol designated areas by vehicle and foot to identify and report safety hazards and detect violations of laws and ordinances.
  • Report fire and safety hazards and take immediate action to extinguish, to control fires and secure fire areas.
  • Prepared required records and/or offense reports, inspects for fire/safety hazards, answers questions, and guides visitors/guests.
  • Responded and investigated crashes, crimes, natural disasters and potential safety hazards on roads.
  • Reported any irregularities, such as fire hazards, safety hazards, and security deficiencies.
  • Provided assistance to other public agencies pending the elimination of health or safety hazards.
  • Checked and secured building entrances Immediately reported fires, accidents and other safety hazards.
  • Walk through campus buildings to check for safety hazards and provide University Police visibility.
  • Identify and correct safety hazards, property damage, and chronic policy offenders.
  • Avoid safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activities on school grounds.
  • Respond to suspicious calls of safety hazards or dangerous individuals.
  • Located and corrected major and minor safety hazards.
  • Identified, corrected and reported public safety hazards.
  • Prevented crime and noted safety hazards.
  • Prepared investigative reports of accidents, fire alarm activations, medical alerts, security violations, and safety hazards.

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32. Illegal Activity

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Here's how Illegal Activity is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Monitored and investigated suspicious situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • Prevented crimes by immediately reporting all unusual, unauthorized and illegal activity on the premises.
  • Investigated illegal activity and effectuated the arrest and charging of individuals engaged in criminal behavior.
  • Perform security checks of closed business, looking for signs of suspicious/illegal activity.
  • Work proactive gang enforcement against major hardcore gangs involved in illegal activity.
  • Patrol schools and monitor cameras for illegal activity and school policy violations.
  • Maintain high visibility and police presence thus deterring any illegal activity.
  • Complete detailed investigations and reports dealing with illegal activity and arrests.
  • Patrol designated areas/ beats for potential illegal activity.
  • Monitored unusual or illegal activity.
  • Patrol, prevent, detect and take necessary enforcement action regarding illegal activity within designated sector and entire precinct at large.
  • Observe people, the facilities, and property in order to discern and respond to any illegal activity.
  • Patrolled and inspected property to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.
  • Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations or illegal activity in patrol areas.
  • Investigated suspicious persons and situations, as well as, unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • PATROL OFFICER: Conducted investigations of criminal violations and conducted trend analyses to deter illegal activity.
  • Interview witnesses, victims and suspects that may result in an arrest due to illegal activity.
  • Search prisoners, vehicles, and residences for illegal contraband and items related to illegal activity.
  • Patrolled Huey P. Long and Causeway Bridge for safety, illegal activity, or breakdowns.
  • Developed strategies to reduce incidence of illegal activity and crime in high need areas.

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33. Crowd Control

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Here's how Crowd Control is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Developed and utilized expertise in crowd control tactics, domestic violence mitigation, DUI identification and measures.
  • Performed routine traffic and crowd control, and conducted evidence gathering for criminal and traffic accident investigations.
  • Provide crowd control when necessary, collaborate on -and execute-strategic security plans.
  • Facilitated crowd control and traffic patterns during highly populated events.
  • Performed crowd control and addressed safety concerns at school-sponsored events.
  • Conducted crowd control and effectively resolved conflicts and public disturbances.
  • Organized and conducted crowd control activities in high occupancy situations.
  • Participated in crowd control operations during emergencies and events.
  • Performed crowd control during demonstrations and civil disobedience.
  • Executed training and development for disorder/crowd control maneuvers.
  • Supported crowd control operations at large demonstrations.
  • Supervised crowd control, coordinate vehicular traffic.
  • Provide crowd control during emergency situations.
  • Administer field sobriety checks to suspected intoxicated drivers, confront and control or disperse demonstrations, rioters, and crowd control.
  • Patrol, traffic enforcement, crowd control, report writing and enforcement of the laws of the state and the constitution.
  • Patrolled village for security, enforced traffic laws, crowd control, logged criminal, accident, and general complaint reports.
  • Implemented crowd control techniques in order to ensure the safety of protected individuals as well as the public at large.
  • Maintained campus law and order, crowd control at University events and responded to various emergencies and calls for service.
  • Assigned to various public venues within the transit zones to facilitate the flow of pedestrian traffic and maintaining crowd control.
  • Maintained the peace and safety of the community by quelling public disturbances and providing crowd control at large group functions.

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34. Police Reports

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Here's how Police Reports is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Obtained civilian police reports and trial depositions of cases having military interest by contacting civilian law enforcement agencies.
  • Experience in preparing police reports containing pertinent information, and evaluating existing crime prevention methods and existing programs.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at crime scenes and documented incidents in police reports as well as gathered evidence.
  • Performed activities associated with investigations and crime prevention; writes detailed police reports; collects physical evidence.
  • Validated individuals' criminal behaviors through interpersonal interactions and observations, documented behavior in detailed police reports.
  • Prepared military police reports including sworn statements and processes evidence to provide accurate reports and investigations.
  • Trained newly hired police officers, ensuring proper documentation and transmittal of police reports.
  • Reviewed police reports for clarity/legibility/accuracy, etc., returned errors to originator for correction.
  • Drafted various police reports, accident reports and completed all necessary paperwork involved.
  • Investigate disturbance, initiate police reports and other actions pertaining to criminal incidents.
  • Ensured that police reports and administrative paperwork was correctly completed and properly filed.
  • Prepared concise and accurate police reports for review and successful prosecution of offenders.
  • Prepared in depth police reports documenting all pertinent information regarding an investigation.
  • Interview and obtain investigative information to accurately write and submit police reports.
  • Prepared required police reports and traffic reports for supervisor review and approval.
  • Take witness statements and generate detailed police reports for investigative purposes.
  • Review police reports and related paperwork for accuracy and proper procedure.
  • Documented hundreds of arrests and investigations in formal police reports.
  • Completed police reports utilizing software exclusive to the department.
  • Write police reports and conduct preliminary investigations on incidents.

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35. New Officers

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Here's how New Officers is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Field Training Officer Training and development of new officers to ensure their ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Trained and developed new officers, wrote quality performance evaluations and held accountability for new hire safety.
  • Implemented and trained new officers on established security measures, anti-terrorism procedures and emergency response protocol.
  • Provided strong performance modeling for new officers to develop knowledge and proficiency in applying departmental procedures.
  • Trained new officers and certified as Crisis Intervention Officer and Neighborhood Watch training officer
  • Delivered training programs on building searches and domestic violence investigations to new officers.
  • Supervised and motivated new officers to prepare for the federal academy.
  • Trained new officers and provided specialized security and investigative services.
  • Trained new officers and completed background investigations on new candidates.
  • Supervised subordinates and provided training for new officers.
  • Trained new officers in communications/dispatch and jail administration.
  • Facilitated police training for new officers.
  • Field training/supervising of new officers.
  • Served as department's liaison/administrator of the reserve officer program with responsibilities for recruiting, hiring, and training new officers.
  • Acted as a field training officer for new officers and determined when they were ready to be released on their own.
  • Trained new officers in all areas of law enforcement so they could handle anything they discovered during a tour of duty.
  • Functioned as a mentor for new officers as a Field Training Officer and supervise fellow officers in the Sergeant's absence.
  • Field Training Officer responsible for the development and success of new officers and teaching assigned classes within the Citizens Police Academy.
  • Acted as Field Training Officer responsible for supervising, mentoring, monitoring and suggesting job related training to new officers.
  • Act as Shift Commander in the absence of the Sergeant; brief superiors regarding shift activities; train new officers.

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36. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Graduated from the North West Arkansas Police Academy in 2001 with certification regarding: Firearm carry, CLEET, and CPR.
  • Trained in CPR and first aid, radar speed enforcement, domestic violence intervention, pepper spray, and basic anti-terrorism.
  • Trained in First Aid and CPR, police vehicle operation (EVOC), Doppler radar instructor, certified breathalyzer operator.
  • Graduated from the 17 week Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Academy which included CPR certification, and a concussion recognition class.
  • Completed several hours of required training in CPR and First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, and Hazardous Materials.
  • Developed a program used to instruct 30,000 NYPD employees with Combat First Aid, CPR, and Defibrillator training.
  • Performed CPR and first aid when responding to multiple medical emergencies, some involving major trauma, and death.
  • Maintain status as a Domestic Violence Instructor with Staff Authority, Instructor of CPR and Automated External Defibrillator.
  • Completed training in Active Shooter Response, CPR and First Aid, as well as Basic M-4 qualification course
  • Trained in CPR, hazardous materials, Homeland Security, firearms, advanced driving, and chemical agents.
  • Selected for special assignments as hostage negotiator, CPR instructor and first aid and blood borne pathogen trainer.
  • Patrol duties to include, answered calls for service, assisted citizens, performed CPR and first aid.
  • Ensured all police officers are in compliance in regard to First Aid, CPR and AED Training.
  • Qualified in several weapons and tactics along with life saving qualifications such as CPR and EKG machines.
  • State certification in numerous fields such as CPR, First Aid Response, Drug Detection and Investigation.
  • Skilled in emergency response (CPR), basic self-defense, judicial protocol, and weapons training.
  • Responded to all emergency calls at the Jail, and performed CPR or First Aid as appropriate.
  • Trained in and made frequent use of CPR and general first aid, saved several lives.
  • Certified to administer First Aid and CPR as needed and arrange appropriate emergency medical response needed.
  • Trained in CPR, water rescue, first in response time in Emergency Vehicle Operator Course.

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37. General Public

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Here's how General Public is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Provide police visibility to prevent and detect criminal activities in crime prone area and provide assistance to general public concerning security.
  • Ensured the safety and security of the general public by proactively engaging citizens and community leaders through community oriented policing techniques.
  • Versed in identification of site vulnerability and routinely made recommendations concerning methods of security to business leaders and the general public.
  • Performed various protective services which included law enforcement, investigation of criminal activity, and general public safety.
  • Maintained excellent relationships with coworkers and the general public while providing safety and security for all citizens.
  • Provided customer relations support to the general public and armed services personnel within my jurisdiction.
  • Emphasized on community relations to establish a better working relationship with the general public.
  • Conducted investigation of criminal activities and served as liaison with general public.
  • Present in classroom setting to general public enrolled in Citizen Policy Academy
  • Presented knowledgeable information to the general public and the University community.
  • Utilized effective interpersonal skills with the staff and general public
  • Provided security assistance to the general public.
  • Prevent all criminal activity within general public.
  • Ensured security and surveillance for general public.
  • Interacted with the general public, fellow officers and dispatchers, and outside local city, state, and federal agencies.
  • Maintained a police presence when interacting with the general public including but not limited to attending community functions and public meetings.
  • Used daily to ensure proper actions were taken when dealing with the court system, criminal suspects and the general public.-Communication.
  • Trained to regularly communicate with the general public, and presented self appropriately by testifying in a court of law.
  • Investigated crimes, arrested suspects, enforced traffic laws, and interacted with the general public on a daily basis.
  • Created reports, operated a motor vehicle under stressful situations and assisted the general public to create a positive relationship.

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38. DUI

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Here's how DUI is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Uniform Patrol:radar-DUI-narcotic enforcement, court testimony, traffic accident investigation, emergency medical tech
  • Certified Laser/Doppler radar, certified DUI officer, certified accident reconstruction officer.
  • Certified Accident Investigation Specialist, DUI Enforcement Specialist and Certified Hostage Negotiator.
  • Collaborated with other Officers in performing DUI checkpoint enforcement.
  • Trained extensively in DUI detection and apprehension.
  • Prepared detailed arrest reports documenting DUI arrests.
  • Received invitation to the West Virginia Governor's Highway Safety Conference to get recognition for performance in DUI's in 2014.
  • Patrol, respond to emergency calls, investigated criminal activities, DUI enforcement officer, Field Training Officer and K-9 Officer.
  • Performed DUI / traffic stops that covered standardize field sobriety testing and traffic analysis to detect and arrest individuals at fault.
  • Conducted community traffic enforcement, including the use of radar, and enforced Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws.
  • Certified in unarmed defense (defensive tactics), DUI Detection/Awareness/SFST and a certified NRA Law Enforcement pistol and shotgun instructor.
  • Patrolled the city, responded to various calls such as domestic disturbances, DUI/DWI's, drug related incidents, etc.
  • Conducted detailed investigations of reported homicides, violent crimes, child abuse, DUI, property crimes, and narcotic violations.
  • Conduct Road Blocks and Maintain Road Blocks for security, license and insurance checks, DUI, and wanted subjects.
  • Uniform Patrol:radar-DUI-& narcotics enforcement, court testimony, evidence procedures, crime scene investigations, emergency medical tech
  • Carried out key tasks including subduing and arresting violators, assisting citizens during emergencies, obtaining warrants and preparing reports.
  • Conduct traffic and narcotic interdiction, DUI enforcement, and meet with neighborhood groups and business leaders of the community.
  • Advanced skills in apprehending, subduing, and detaining persons, performing body searches, and using unarmed self-defense techniques.
  • Remain a leader in enforcing DUI laws and regulations and performed the most apprehensions leading to prosecution of DUI offenders.
  • Testify in court regarding Accident Investigation Division (AID) investigations and chain of custody of blood on DUI cases.

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39. Defensive Tactics

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Here's how Defensive Tactics is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Draft teaching materials and present Defensive Tactics training to 42 police officers which enhances department capabilities and improves individual officer development.
  • Established training opportunities for officer incentives, continuing education, firearm training, defensive tactics and officer stress resolution.
  • Supervised the Accident Reconstruction Unit and trained department personnel in defensive tactics.
  • Trained civilian hospital personnel in defensive tactics for increased safety and security.
  • Patrol OfficerBomb TechnicianField Training OfficerDefensive Tactics InstructorCrimes Against Property Detective
  • General Instructor- Instruct officers and recruits in any basic law enforcement subjects other than firearms, driving, or defensive tactics.
  • Specialized in training new/veteran police officers, SWAT Operations, and was a certified instructor in Defensive Tactics and K-9 Detection.
  • Trained in patrol and observation, report writing, defensive tactics, tactical response, crime scene preservation and traffic enforcement.
  • Certified as FTO (Field Training Officer), Firearms instructor (short and long gun) and Defensive tactics.
  • Subdued dangerous persons and carried out defensive tactics that include handcuffing drills, hand-to-hand combat, and intermediate weapons use.
  • Served as a guest instructor in the state of Kansas for various law enforcement agencies on firearms and defensive tactics.
  • Job Duties: Certified through the Maryland Police Training Commission, as a Police Officer & Defensive Tactics Instructor.
  • Managed to maintain a 92% in my academic achievement and excelled in defensive tactics, shooting and physical training
  • Skilled and able to use proficiently a variety of patrol weapons, chemical agents and patrol defensive tactics.
  • General patrol, defensive tactics, firearm training, report writing, problem solving, quick decision making.
  • Skilled in armed community policing and interaction and customer service* Trained in defensive tactics, firearms and first aid
  • Trained personnel on defensive tactics, arrest and control techniques, and the deadly force encounter mindset.
  • Trained in various areas of the criminal justice system and trained physically and in defensive tactics.
  • Master Officer, Gang Detective, Firearms Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Impact Weapons Instructor.
  • Attended training to maintain police standards in firearms, defensive tactics, and criminal law.

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40. Vehicle Patrols

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Here's how Vehicle Patrols is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted interior and exterior foot and vehicle patrols of facilities and jurisdictional boundaries.
  • Administered high visibility vehicle patrols; served felony warrants; and worked on assigned fraud cases with the US Marshall Service.
  • Conduct vehicle patrols, foot patrols, investigating suspicious activity, to deter crime, and provide a proactive police presence.
  • Provide visible threat deterrence through static, foot and vehicle patrols; respond to all emergencies and assist in investigative follow-up.
  • Conducted walking patrols in the facility and vehicle patrols around the premises to access security conditions and determine if hazards exist.
  • Perform foot and vehicle patrols, assist any other officer, perform traffic duties, pursue and apprehend suspects.
  • Related duties include foot patrols, vehicle patrols, and coordination with outside agencies and organizations when appropriate..
  • Performed all police related duties to including foot patrols, vehicle patrols, accident investigations, and dispatcher.
  • Conducted regular vehicle patrols in the assigned district to prevent criminal activity while responding to calls for service.
  • Conducted thorough and extensive foot patrol/vehicle patrols of the facility to ensure law and order was maintained.
  • Conduct vehicle patrols of parking areas and roadways to ensure compliance with laws and policy.
  • Conducted roving foot and vehicle patrols and police escort, access control and screening duties.
  • Conducted vehicle patrols of assigned areas watching for suspicious activity or violations of the law.
  • Conduct vehicle patrols, write traffic citations, conduct preliminary investigations on calls for service.
  • Conducted vehicle patrols within the village to observe for violation of traffic or criminal laws.
  • Conduct foot and vehicle patrols and perform traffic control duties using speed measuring devices.
  • Conduct random foot and vehicle patrols of the facility grounds and parking lots.
  • Performed police vehicle patrols off the base and in the surrounding areas.
  • Provided protection of people and property on foot and vehicle patrols.
  • Supervised the VA Police Officers while they perform routine vehicle patrols.

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41. Routine Patrol

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Here's how Routine Patrol is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Conducted preliminary criminal investigations for incidents reported by citizens and on-viewed while on routine patrol of the city.
  • Checked parking meters for violations, routine patrol, preliminary investigation and traffic regulation, and investigation duties.
  • Conducted routine patrol, investigated traffic accidents and answered calls for service involving domestic disputes.
  • Performed routine patrol duties including criminal law/traffic enforcement, incident reporting and community relations.
  • Work normally consists of routine patrol and preliminary investigations on an assigned shift.
  • Work consisted of traffic regulations, routine patrol, and preliminary investigations.
  • Performed routine patrol, investigative and prisoner supervision tasks in the Patrol Division
  • Served as routine patrol officer with enforcement responsibilities in service area.
  • Performed routine patrols, investigations and traffic regulation on assigned shifts.
  • Supervised team of police officers during routine patrol and special operations.
  • Performed routine patrol assignments, investigated criminal complaints, arrested criminal suspects
  • Conducted routine patrols, initiated preliminary investigations and handled traffic violations.
  • Conduct routine patrols, surveillance and criminal investigations independently and collaboratively.
  • Conducted routine patrols of cantonment area and ammunition limited area.
  • Perform routine patrol operations under supervision of a training officer.
  • Performed routine patrol of installation and reported any suspicious activities.
  • Conducted routine patrol performing surveillance and establishing contacts with informants.
  • Operate police vehicle on routine patrol, including emergency operation.
  • Performed community policing, routine patrol and narcotics enforcement.
  • General Law Enforcement DutiesRoutine Patrol DutiesPolice Explorer AdviserGeneral Instructor

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42. Domestic Disputes

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Here's how Domestic Disputes is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Mediated civil and domestic disputes resulting in a positive resolution by making arrests if necessary.
  • Respond to calls for service including domestic disputes, criminal activity and automobile accidents.
  • Patrolled hospital interior and exterior grounds Mainly covered emergency room for potential domestic disputes
  • Learned crisis intervention in sensitive situations and domestic disputes.
  • Perform investigations to include drugs/narcotics and domestic disputes.
  • Recognized for providing resolution to domestic disputes.
  • Deescalated and mediated domestic disputes.
  • Answered calls and complains involving fires, automobile accidents, disturbances, domestic disputes, and various other misdemeanors and felonies.
  • Enforced all traffic laws and ordinances Responded to all 911 calls including Robberies, Burglaries, Larcenies, and Domestic disputes.
  • Responded to calls for police service, including domestic disputes, auto accidents, crimes in progress and medical emergencies.
  • Patrolled and responded to calls for service regarding domestic disputes, thefts, shoplifting, vehicle accidents, and assaults.
  • Responded to calls from the public and assisted with investigation of criminal activity, domestic disputes, public disorder.
  • Handled nuisance calls and police radio assignments including felony crimes, domestic disputes and enforcement of traffic laws.
  • Respond to citizen-initiated calls for service, explain law and police procedure to citizens, mediate domestic disputes.
  • Responded to and conducted preliminary investigations of domestic disputes, grand larceny, burglaries, robberies and assaults.
  • Resolve high intensity conflicts between students such as domestic disputes, noise complaints, and intoxicated individuals peacefully.
  • Investigate a wide array of crimes, domestic disputes, accidents, illegal drug activity, etc.
  • Responded to calls involving domestic disputes, assault, rape, murder, thefts, and accidents.
  • Respond to incidents ranging from homicides and armed robberies to domestic disputes and larceny of motor vehicles.
  • Field training in: solving Domestic Disputes, diffusing hostile situations, burglary investigations and building clearing.

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43. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Assisted with coordinating security measures for special events performing risk assessments and effectively communicating physical security requirements to senior level staff.
  • Planned and delegated responsibilities to team members during dignitary protection details, special events and conferences, and routine high-level patrolling.
  • Participated in regular Patrol Officer duties, special events, traffic control and maintained training jacket to ensure reserve police eligibility
  • Participated in Dignitary Protection Details and Counter Terrorism Operations during National Security Special Events.
  • Supervised non-commissioned Auxiliary Police Officers on details and special events Key Accomplishments:.
  • Supervised 3-6 Force Protection Security Operations Traffic Operations Special Events Security Traffic Enforcement
  • Participate in special events and special police programs with various units/officers.
  • Provide additional Police presence during athletic and special events.
  • Assisted in special operations regarding special events.
  • Participated in special events within the community.
  • Supervised other officers during special events.
  • Provide security during special events.
  • Orchestrated special events and reservations.
  • Involved in the execution of numerous high risk warrants, barricade situations and security protective details for individuals and special events.
  • Review security plans prior to special events and develop plans to ensure the safety and protection of visitors and personnel.
  • Prepared and presented reports to Council regarding various topics including budget issues and complaints regarding staff, special events etc.
  • Respond to emergency situations, chronic problems or special events for crime prevention and safety awareness while on roving patrols.
  • Volunteered as a reserve police officer with duties including Patrol, special events, answering calls, and take reports.
  • Engaged in numerous special details including dignitary transport, special events such as NASCAR events, Bike Week and Spring Break
  • Transport person in custody to station for processing, appear in court, and perform crowd control at special events.

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44. Statute Violations

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Here's how Statute Violations is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Prepared reports to complete investigations to determine if criminal acts or statute violations were involved.
  • Gather and review all the facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations occurred.
  • Review facts to determine if a criminal act has taken place and what statute violations are involved.
  • Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
  • Recorded facts of incidents to determine if criminal acts or statute violations occurred.
  • Assess and review situations to ascertain any potential criminal or statute violations.
  • Gathered facts to determine if criminal or statute violations had been committed.
  • Review facts to determine if criminal or statute violations occurred.

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45. Security Personnel

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Here's how Security Personnel is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Directed Pond security personnel that monitor the fire and commercial intrusion detection system in situations where assistance was required.
  • Developed a comprehensive individual career development training program for police officers as well as security personnel.
  • Mentored subordinate personnel as well as contract security personnel assigned to perform Command Center Dispatch duties.
  • Conducted inspections on contract security personnel to ensure compliance with agency specifications.
  • Reported superior and security personnel of any unusual happenings in the areas.
  • Worked closely with security personnel to expose and deter criminal activity.
  • Prepare reports for any incidents involving security personnel.
  • Worked with Colorado Gaming Agents and casino security personnel to investigate illegal activities at the 22 casinos located in the city.
  • Act as Field Training Officer (FTO) to all new Police & Security personnel.
  • Created new MS Access databases to track Agency property signed out to security personnel.
  • Supervised team of three; prepared rosters to track location of all security personnel.
  • Hire and manage up to 80 Officers and Security personnel for large events.
  • Supervised a team of 6 security personnel during a given shift.
  • Planned, coordinated and supervised the activities of all security personnel.
  • Conduct training classes for security personnel.
  • Regarded as the most knowledgeable and experienced leader for military and civilian security personneltraining.
  • Supervised Security Personnel on Campus Patrol the campus buildings, grounds, parking areas and related areas.
  • Established and maintained liaison between School Security personnel and other SROs assigned to school campuses.

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46. Physical Injuries

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Here's how Physical Injuries is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Render aid to critical incident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries (letter of commendation).
  • Assess situations; identify and determine if physical injuries have been made and if medical treatment is required.
  • Aided accident victims and other persons in need of first aid for physical injuries.
  • Provide medical aid to accident victims and other persons requiring due to physical injuries.
  • Provide aid to accident victims and those requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Render first aid to persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Rendered first aid for physical injuries and summoned necessary support units.

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47. Security Checks

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Here's how Security Checks is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Performed physical security checks and coordinated with base law enforcement to respond to investigations involving thefts or suspicious activities.
  • Performed security checks of private and public property; promoted safety by directing traffic and enforcing traffic/parking regulations
  • Conducted security checks in federal government buildings containing top secret and classified information.
  • Conducted facility security checks and perimeter/restricted area inspections enhancing physical operations.
  • Perform physical security checks of vehicles entering the military installation.
  • Answer calls for service* Conduct business security checks* Proactive neighborhood patrols
  • Perform security checks on buildings and residences* Investigate reported crimes.
  • Conducted security checks on unsecured buildings and other secured buildings.
  • Performed security checks and patrolled city in assigned areas.
  • Conducted unannounced after-hour security checks and rapid response drills.
  • Performed perimeter security checks on a regular basis.
  • Conduct patrol security checks of various different infrastructures.
  • Conduct security checks of businesses and residential areas.
  • Assisted with anti-terrorism/force protection exercises and security checks.
  • Conducted various security checks on government property.
  • Performed security checks protecting facilities and residences.
  • Perform security checks and crime prevention awareness.
  • Performed security checks at various locations.
  • Conducted physical security checks of businesses.
  • Participate in random security checks.

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48. Local Ordinances

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Here's how Local Ordinances is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Performed various law enforcement functions in providing public safety to local communities and enforcing state and local ordinances.
  • Effected arrest when persons violated Maryland State Laws and or local ordinances/regulations.
  • Interacted daily with culturally diverse public while enforcing state law and local ordinances
  • Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of federal regulations, local ordinances, state law, and MARTA Police emergency and safety procedures.
  • Enforce state law and local ordinances by means of answering calls for service, traffic stops and intervening with suspicious activity.
  • Enforced state law and local ordinances, documented crime scenes, collected evidence, observed incidents, and interviewed subjects.
  • Patrolled assigned geographic area, issued citations and made arrests for violations of laws including traffic violations and local ordinances.
  • Serve as a patrol officer as needed, responding to calls for service and enforcing state laws and local ordinances.
  • Patrol Communities of St. Peter and Farina * Conduct Traffic Stops on Interstate 57 * Uphold Local Ordinances and State Statutes
  • Conduct traffic stops on State Route 3 * Uphold Local Ordinances and State Statutes * Make arrests as necessary
  • Enforce Federal, State, County Criminal Laws, Local Ordinances and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
  • Patrolled assigned sector, answered service calls, mediated disputes, and enforced general statutes and local ordinances.
  • Uphold and enforce the laws of Texas, local ordinances, and the policies of the University.
  • Patrol the Borough of Verona enforce the crime's code, vehicle code, and local ordinances.
  • Direct and lead subordinates in enforcing state, federal laws and local ordinances for the Police Department.
  • Enforce State Laws and Local Ordinances, Act as a deterrent to crime and preserve the peace.
  • Trained in constitutional law, civil rights, state laws, local ordinances, and accident investigation.
  • Enforced state and federal laws, as well as enforce motor vehicles laws and local ordinances.
  • Respond to calls for service, and provide enforcement of federal, state and local ordinances.
  • Enforced all state laws and local ordinances, including issuing citations and making arrest when necessary.

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49. Complete Reports

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Here's how Complete Reports is used in Police Officer jobs:
  • Prepared thorough and complete reports of investigations and daily activity.
  • Complete reports and Document all incidents requiring recorded information.
  • Complete reports seeking prosecution and conduct accurate testimony.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations and complete reports.
  • Documented accurate and complete reports.
  • Organize and complete reports on arrests made and activities preformed to prepare those cases for trails and interviews with Legal Counsel.
  • Write accurate and complete reports, testify in court, and educate the public on crime prevention and physical security.
  • Respond to events of injury or illness, complete reports of arrests, accidents and evidence of property received.
  • Patrol City, Serve Warrants & Subpoenas, Testify in court, and complete reports and make arrests.
  • Patrol streets, investigate criminal activity, regulate traffic flow, complete reports on computer data base.
  • Investigate all traffic related accidents, complete reports, pursuing and detaining suspects, and making arrests.
  • Prepare accurate, thorough & complete reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Complete reports for all incidents that occur and prepare appropriate documentation for the Tribal Court System.
  • Required to possess the skills and proficiency necessary to complete reports and forms on the computer.
  • Complete reports using the latest computer hardware and software, use of business related office equipment.
  • Respond to calls along with investigate, follow up and complete reports in an efficient matter.
  • Utilized job specific software to include Microsoft word and excel to complete reports to upper management.
  • Preserve all crime scenes, gather evidence, and write accurate and complete reports on incidents.
  • Complete reports such as arrest reports, offense reports, search warrants, and affidavits.
  • Responded to calls for service, complete reports and follow through with investigating crimes committed.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Police Officer

Law Enforcement17.4%
Public Safety9%
Present Evidence8.8%
Arrest Warrants7.8%
Crime Scenes7.7%
Emergency Situations7.6%
Criminal Acts5.5%
Police Department5.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Police Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
13.9%
13.9%
2
2
Public Safety
Public Safety
7.2%
7.2%
3
3
Present Evidence
Present Evidence
7%
7%
4
4
Arrest Warrants
Arrest Warrants
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
Crime Scenes
Crime Scenes
6.1%
6.1%
6
6
Emergency Situations
Emergency Situations
6.1%
6.1%
7
7
Criminal Acts
Criminal Acts
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Police Department
Police Department
4.2%
4.2%
9
9
Traffic Accidents
Traffic Accidents
3.6%
3.6%
10
10
Criminal Investigations
Criminal Investigations
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
Family Law
Family Law
3%
3%
12
12
Traffic Laws
Traffic Laws
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
State Laws
State Laws
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Firearms
Firearms
2%
2%
15
15
Community Outreach
Community Outreach
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Local Laws
Local Laws
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Issue Citations
Issue Citations
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Traffic Control
Traffic Control
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
State Regulations
State Regulations
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Non-Emergency Calls
Non-Emergency Calls
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Preliminary Investigation Information
Preliminary Investigation Information
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
City Ordinances
City Ordinances
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Incident Reports
Incident Reports
1%
1%
25
25
Suspicious Persons
Suspicious Persons
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Suspicious Activity
Suspicious Activity
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Patrol Division
Patrol Division
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Appropriate Action
Appropriate Action
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Document Incidents
Document Incidents
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Safety Hazards
Safety Hazards
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Illegal Activity
Illegal Activity
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Crowd Control
Crowd Control
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Police Reports
Police Reports
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
New Officers
New Officers
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
CPR
CPR
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
General Public
General Public
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
DUI
DUI
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Defensive Tactics
Defensive Tactics
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Vehicle Patrols
Vehicle Patrols
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Routine Patrol
Routine Patrol
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Domestic Disputes
Domestic Disputes
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Special Events
Special Events
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Statute Violations
Statute Violations
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Security Personnel
Security Personnel
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Physical Injuries
Physical Injuries
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Security Checks
Security Checks
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Local Ordinances
Local Ordinances
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Complete Reports
Complete Reports
0.4%
0.4%

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