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Police Detective Resume

Police detectives study the actions of criminals, expand supplies of information, and help out in criminal arrest. They usually are undercover. Wearing civilian clothes while on job, they set out to places that a suspect frequently goes, so they get to understand the suspect's habits and actions. After gathering sufficient information about the suspect, the detectives can proceed with the arrest with the assistance of police backup.

Police detectives study the actions of criminals, expand supplies of information, and help out in criminal arrest. They usually are undercover. Wearing civilian clothes while on job, they set out to places that a suspect frequently goes, so they get to understand the suspect's habits and actions. After gathering sufficient information about the suspect, the detectives can proceed with the arrest with the assistance of police backup.

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A few detectives work for individual customers or private agencies. Since they don't work with the police force, they can't make arrests. Lawyers and some firms hire detectives to collect information for trials and to inspect the passing of illegal checks, fraud, and other issues.

The majority of police positions require the minimum of a high school degree or its equivalent, courses of English, foreign languages, physical education and others are a good preparation for this career. Nowadays, more police departments entail one or two years of college.

In certain US states, private detectives have to be licensed and take part in particular training courses. In every state, they are asked for a firearm permit.

Skillful and practiced police detectives might be promoted to chief of police or chief of detectives. Good detectives are able to establish their personal detective agencies.

The employment prospects for detectives look very good. Even though job openings in police forces will be narrow, opportunities in the private sector will grow more rapidly than the standard for all jobs throughout 2014.

Income for detectives varies generally and depends on location, experience and the tasks of the job. In 2009, the average yearly income of police detectives was around $54,090, with the above 10% receiving more than $87,000. In the case of private detectives, the medium salary was over $34,010 a year.

Police Detective Sample Resume

Personal Details

Name: Harry Walter
Address: 123 Main Street
A ville, US, 30339
Tel No. (555) 555-1234
E-mail: hwalter@emailadress.com

Objective

A very gifted Police Detective with a large amount of experience in carrying out dedicated police work in conducting, coordinating, and planning investigations in order to prevent crimes and resolve criminal issues and associated police problems.

Qualifications

  • Over 8 years of experience
  • Significant acquaintance with state policies and laws, and their enforcement
  • Outstanding familiarity with departmental policies, regulations, and rules correlated with the work
  • Exceptional knowledge of first aid and lifesaving methods and techniques
  • Deep knowledge of proscribed substances and the regulation related to them
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional ability to keep up composure in stressful conditions
  • Proficiency in operating photographic and electronic surveillance tools
  • Profound knowledge of the techniques and methods of criminal investigations.
  • Vast knowledge of department procedures and policies
  • Outstanding capability to lead and supervise the other's work
Experience

Some ville Police Department, Some ville
2002 - 2010
State Police Detective

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Find out the identity of stolen possessions or prohibited substances buyers; make arrests of the sellers of the illegal pieces
  • Carry out surveillance of identified or supposed criminals and offer backup for further undercover officers who make purchases of unlawful items
  • Visit settings common to criminals to conclude on criminal habits, aliases, associates, and additional pertinent information
  • Come into view in court to provide testimony relevant to the evidence and facts of cases being put on trial
  • Manage a surveillance vehicle or photographic and electronic surveillance tools
Education
  • Thriving completion of the Some ville Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement
  • Training Academy
  • Graduated the Some ville State Police Training Academy Recruit School
  • Community School, Some ville
  • High School Diploma
References

Available upon request

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