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Savannah Metropolitan Police Department - Detective Of The Unit Resume Example

John Hall
Professional Summary

Service-oriented and seasoned  P.O.S.T Certified Police Officer with over 20 years of experience in law enforcement. I have developed many skills as a detective that varies from a Patrol Officer, Robbery, and Homicide detective with a record of solving 17 out of 21 homicide cases.  Core competencies include skills gained from working with U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force and the S.W.A.T. team. Receiving a Medal of Valor Award April of 2014 gives great honor and continues to motivate the desire to grow, prosper and continue to work in the law enforcement field. 

  • Negotiation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Instructing
  • Law and Government
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Operation Monitoring
12/2014 to Present
Detective Of The U.N.I.T (Undercover Narcotic Investigation Team) Savannah Metropolitan Police Department - Savannah, GA
  • Oversee day-to-day operations for undercover Drug Investigations.
  • Visit individuals and or attend community meetings to get information on drug traffic concerns.
  • Submit and review reports acknowledging problem drug areas with superiors.
  • Assist in submitting proposals to request external funding needed for U.N.I.T operation.
  • Keep records and prepare reports on all guns and funds provided or purchased by the U.N.I.T department for drug stings.  
  • Oversee and lead over 8 members of the U.N.I.T team on a daily basis.
  • Review and submit timesheets, request for leave forms and purchase order forms for the U.N.I.T. on a weekly basis 
  • Among other duties assisted.
01/2003 to 12/2014
Detective U.S Marshall Fugitive Task Force Savannah Metropolitan Police Department - Savannah, GA
  • Assist in locating  and arresting over 1300 fugitives as the liaison between the Savannah Police Department and U.S. Marshall.
  • Participate in a successful arrest featured on 2012 Americas Most Wanted program based on children sexual trafficking out of Port Wentworth connecting the U.S Marshalls and Savannah Police Department in high recognition nationally.
  • Provide assistance to help connect and communicate locally and abroad allowing success in finding and arresting fugitives as needed and in a timely manner.
  • Plan, evaluate, and lead a team of 4 based on leads from contacts set up within the community to help fight crime leading to many arrest.
  • Develop interview techniques, psychological reading skills, and the ability to question suspects based on U.S. Marshall requirement and guidelines of handling an advance level of a criminal mind.
  • Among other duties assigned.
01/1999 to 01/2003
Detective Homicide Investigator Savannah Metropolitan Police Department - Savannah, GA
  • Assist as needed with the scene of a Homicide crime in addition to attending autopsy to gather further evidence of crime.
  • Consult with the Chatham County District Attorney office to ensure that the Homicide investigation is in accordance to Federal and State investigation standards.
  • Determine evidence of crime, question suspects, arrest, prepare, and attend court hearing based on evidence found to close case.
  • Teach and train new comers to the department.
  • Plan, administer, and control all evidence and reports as required.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in required training.
  • Report all findings with leadership, media once approved, and loved ones of the deceased as needed. 
  • Among other duties assigned.
03/1995 to 01/1999
Patrol Officer and Robbery Detective Savannah Metropolitan Police Department - Savannah, GA
  • Monitor violators of the law on the road and highways. 
  • Submit reports of tickets given to citizens that violated the law.
  • Explain the rights and law to citizens as required based on violation of the law.
  • Patrol assigned area as required to limit criminal activity.
  • Attend court hearings as needed.
  • Gather evidence, witness, and supported documentation on all robberies to create a strong case against violator.
  • Other duties assigned.
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice
Taft Junior College - Taft, CA
Medal of Valor Award (April 2014)
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Previous Companies:

  • Savannah Metropolitan Police Department

Previous Job Positions:

  • Detective Of The UNIT
  • Detective US Marshall Fugitive Task Force
  • Detective Homicide Investigator
  • Patrol Officer and Robbery Detective


  • Taft Junior College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts

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