Sample Police Investigator Resume

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John Mitchum
4892 Hardesty Street
Albany, NY 12207
(222)-306-9073
[email]

Career Objective To work as a Police Investigator where my skills, education and experience will be challenged and enhanced by the opportunity.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of laws of arrest, search and seizure and evidence
  • Familiarity with state and local law enforcement laws and statutes
  • In-depth knowledge of criminal procedures and case law
  • Ability to demonstrate firearms’ safety procedures
  • Ability to present cases in court
  • Ability to analyze information and circumstances
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive written reports
  • Ability to comply radio, intercom and telephone procedures

Work Experience:

Police Investigator, August 2005 – Present
City of Clyde Police Department

  • Investigated crime scenes to gather clues and evidence.
  • Secured deceased body and collected evidence from it, prevented bystanders from disturbing it before medical examiner’s arrival.
  • Secured persons at scene, kept witnesses from conversing and leaving the scene before investigators arrive.
  • Preserved, processed and analyzed items of evidence obtained from crime scenes and suspects.
  • Questioned individuals and observed persons and establishments to confirm information given to patrol officers.

Police Investigator, May 2000 – July 2005
Michigan State Police

  • Interviewed witnesses and victims.
  • Interrogated suspects and offenders.
  • Pursued suspects on foot and in vehicle.
  • Conducted frisk and pat down of handcuffed suspects and prisoners.
  • Participated in investigations of all types of crimes.
  • Collected and secured information and evidence.
  • Performed searches and maintained records of the investigations.
  • Participated in gathering intelligence information.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

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