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University Of Akron Police Department - Detective Resume Example

Joseph Clark
  • XX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX, Kent, OH 44240
Professional Summary

Former Collegiate Volleyball and Track Athlete at the University of Akron.  Seasoned professional with more than 18 years of experience handling various situations and personalities. Very skilled in communication, decision making, and problem solving. Handles all tasks with accuracy, efficiency, and enthusiasm. Extremely active and competitive individual. Skilled motivator and leader with strong organizational skills. Knowledgeable in the areas of  Biomechanics, Motor Learning, Motor Development, and Pedagogy.

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Public Safety and Security
Detective, 11/2011 to Present
University of Akron Police Department Akron, Oh
  • Obtain and analyze information on suspects, crimes, or disturbances to solve cases, to identify criminal activity, or to gather information for court cases.
  • Conduct background investigations of individuals, such as pre-employment checks, to obtain information about an individual's character, financial status or personal history.
  • Testify at hearings or court trials to present evidence.
  • Assist Student Judicial Affairs in matters of student conduct
  • Assist in Title IX investigations.
  • President of the Fraternal Order of Police for the University of Akron Police Department.
Police Officer, 02/1997 to 11/2011
City of Akron Police Department Akron, Oh
  • Uniform patrol (1997-2000) answering calls for service in the community, arresting suspects, completing reports, collecting evidence, and testifying in court.
  • Street Narcotic Uniform Detail (2000-2002) Undercover detective investigating street level drug dealers. Manage sources, interview and interrogate suspects, write and execute search warrants, arrest suspects, collect evidence, and testify in court.
  • Narcotics Detective (2002-2009) Undercover surveillance of large scale drug dealers. Interview and manage sources, write and execute search warrants and subpoenas, arrest suspects, collect evidence, testify in court, collaborate with the DEA, FBI, and the US Marshalls.
  • Temporary assignment with Vice unit acting as decoy.
  • Member of the Honor Guard
  • SWAT Hostage Negotiator
  • Crisis Intervention Officer
  • Member of the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team
  • School Resource Officer (2009-2011)
8th grade Volleyball coach, 08/2008 to 10/2008
Immaculate Heart of Mary School Cuyahoga Falls, Oh
  • Instructed players in rules and concepts of volleyball.
  • Taught basic skills of volleyball according to the skill level; underhand passing, setting, serving, and spiking.
  • Encouraged teamwork and good sportsmanship.
  • Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of each player in order to focus on improving their weaknesses.
  • Worked to build arm strength of players to transition from underhand to overhand serving.
Substitute Teacher, 08/1995 to 05/1997
Archbishop Hoban High School Akron, Oh
  • Manage classroom of 20 high school students.
  • Instruct students in various fields of study.
  • Direct classroom discussions, and present subject matter.
  • Evaluate completion of assigned work.
Loss Prevention Manager, 06/1989 to 02/1997
Sears Roebuck and Co. Akron, Oh
  • Train new store employees on safety and loss prevention.
  • Schedule and supervise Loss Prevention staff of 8 people.
  • Investigate incidents of internal and external theft.
  • Interview and interrogate suspects involved in theft and fraud cases.
  • Prosecute offenders and testify in court proceedings.
  • Report directly to the Store Manager and District Loss Prevention Manager.
  • Responsible for opening and closing/securing the business.
  • Monitor CCTV and utilize hand held radio system.
Long Term Substitute Math Teacher, 04/1996 to 06/1996
St. Matthews Elementary School Akron, Oh
  • Managed classroom of 20 eighth grade math students.
  • Instructed students in Algebra concepts.
  • Encouraged classroom participation.
  • Assessed classroom, homework, and tests.
  • Recorded and entered grades for report cards.
  • Facilitated parent teacher conferences.
Head JV Softball Coach, 01/1996 to 05/1996
Archbishop Hoban High School Akron, Oh
  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Analyzed players skills to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Assigned players to positions that matched their skill set.
  • Taught basic throwing, catching, batting, and base stealing skills.
  • Encouraged teamwork through team building drills and games.
  • Planned and directed physical conditioning programs that enabled players to achieve maximum performance.
  • Motivated players using positive reinforcement.
Assistant Varsity and Head JV Volleyball Coach, 07/1991 to 11/1991
St.Vincent- St. Mary High School Akron, Oh
  • Provided instruction of critical elements of skills used during the game; underhand passing, overhead passing, serving, blocking, and spiking.
  • Ran drills to reinforce the skills shown.
  • Instructed players as to their position for coverage in offense and defense.
  • Evaluated players in different skills to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Adjusted coaching techniques to fit the individual players.
  • Stressed the importance of being a student-athlete.
  • Taught good sportsmanship and motivated players using positive reinforcement.
Freshman Volleyball Coach, 08/1990 to 11/1990
Archbishop Hoban High School Akron, Oh
  • Focused on teaching the basic skills of the game; passing, setting, and serving.
  • Drilled basic skills until the players displayed proficiencyy.
  • Worked with players to help them gain upper body strength, flexibility, vertical jump, and agility.
  • Taught rules of the game, strategy, and court placement during offense and defense. 
  • Developed players weaknesses into strength.
  • Taught good sportsmanship while motivating players to reach their potential.
Master of Science: Exercise Physiology, May 2015 University of Akron - AKron, Oh
I will be graduating in May with my Masters in Exercise Physiology. I currently have a 4.0 GPA. My goal is to develop a Wellness program for police and fire departments. I also plan on getting back into coaching upon graduation.
Associate of Science: Technical Studies, May 2015 University of Akron - Akron, Oh
Bachelor of Science: Education, Jun 1994 University of Akron - Akron, Oh
I graduated with my BS in Elementary Education with a minor in Art.
High School Diploma: Jun 1989 St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. - Akron, Oh
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Previous Companies:

  • University of Akron Police Department
  • City of Akron Police Department
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School

Previous Job Positions:

  • Detective
  • Police Officer
  • 8th grade Volleyball coach
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Loss Prevention Manager


  • University of Akron
  • St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S.

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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