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Atlanta Police Department - Ops Commander Rank Major Resume Example

Jack Carter
Dedicated assertive law enforcement executive with over 30 years of progressive and outstanding law enforcement experience. Seeking a position as Chief of Police in a progressive police department.
  • Staff Development and Leadership
  • Exemplifies Integrity
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Emergency Planning
  • Administration and Management
  • Policy and Procedure Development
OPS (Office of Professional Standards) COMMANDER - Rank: Major Jan 2015Present Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Commanded the OPS Section which handles all administrative investigations related to alleged misconduct of City of Atlanta Police Department's 2500 employees.
  • Effectively managed the investigation of over 800 complaints annually. 
  • Reported directly to the Chief of Police and served as a member of the executive command staff.
  • Prepared budgets for approval.
  • Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems.
  • Interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals.
  • Directed investigations and hearings to resolve complaints or violations of laws.
  • Conducted periodic internal reviews and audits to ensure that compliance procedures were followed.
COPS (Community Oriented Policing) COMMANDER - Rank: Major Jan 2014Jan 2015 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Commanded the COPS Section which included the Police Athletic League, Community Liaison Officers, LGBT liaisons, Hispanic Liaison, and the PathForce Unit which safeguard one of the jewels of Atlanta the Atlanta Beltline.
  • Served as the Executive Director of the Atlanta Police Athletic League, a nonprofit organization with annual budget exceeding $50,000.
  • Held position of Key Success Measures Champion responsible for guiding and directing focus toward formulating and implementing the Strategic Plan for the City of Atlanta Police Department.
  • Served on Operational Board of the City of Atlanta 'Youth Crime Initiative', a collaboration among the Atlanta Police Department, the Atlanta Police Foundation, Atlanta Public Schools, Georgia State University and numerous community partners, seeking and providing alternatives to incarceration for first time juvenile status offenders.
  • Served on Steering committee for Secure Neighborhoods Initiative a collaboration among the Atlanta Police Foundation, leaders in the business and residential communities and Atlanta Police Department, providing housing incentives for officers dedicated to community policing and willing to move into certain areas.
  • Managed 160 sworn employees providing security and traffic control for Turner Field and the immediate footprint for 81 home games and other events held at the stadium.
  • Handled all scheduling, management and payroll for the sworn employees.
ASSISTANT ZONE COMMANDER - Rank: Captain Jun 2010Jan 2014 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Managed 135 sworn employees, comprised of uniform patrol, investigative and plain clothes officers.   
  • Contributed to a 15% reduction in crime in the zone during first year
  • Operated on department's strategic plan implementation team with focus on Repeat Offended Initiative   
HOMELAND SECURITY UNIT COMMANDER Rank -Lieutenant Dec 2008Jun 2010 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Managed the Intelligence/Organized Crime Squad, Cyber Crimes Squad, Electronic Surveillance Squad as well as the Homeland Security Squad.
  • Supervised officers assigned to two federal tasks forces, Joint Terrorism Task Force and Drug/Gang Task Force.
  • Implemented several major, innovative improvements which enriched the quality of service provided to the citizen of the metropolitan area.
  • Enhanced relationships with both private and public sector partners.
  • Cooperated with Federal partners to provide protection and escorts for visiting dignitaries.
  • Managed and conducted multiple threat assessments on major events held in the city,    
WATCH COMMANDER - Rank: Lieutenant May 2007Dec 2008 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Held rank of police lieutenant.
  • Managed 36 sworn employees 
  • Scheduled daily assignments 
  • Conducted performance evaluations 
  • Responsible for timekeeping for officers and front line supervisors.
Police Sergeant Mar 2004Nov 2007 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Supervised 8-16 sworn employees in targeting high crime areas.
  • Responsible for all management duties for both evening and day watch shifts for four months in the absence of the lieutenant.
  • Explained police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Maintained logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Cooperated with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Reviewed contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigated and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Directed collection, preparation, and handling of evidence and personal property of prisoners.
  • Prepared work schedules and assign duties to subordinates.
Police Officer May 1986Mar 2004 Atlanta Police Department Atlanta, GA
  • Various police and patrol duties including beat car, foot beat, bike squad, Field Investigative Team, Vice, and mini motor detail.
Master of Arts : Public Administration - Justice Administration Dec 2012 Columbus State University Columbus, GA
Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice May 2010 Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL

Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police 

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 

International Association of Chiefs of Police

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Previous Companies:

  • Atlanta Police Department

Previous Job Positions:

  • OPS COMMANDER Rank Major


  • Columbus State University
  • Saint Leo University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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