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Pinellas Park Police Department - Police Lieutenant Resume Example

Matthew Harris
XXXX XXXXXXXXXXX XX, Holiday, FL 34691 | (H) XXXXX XXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Professional Summary

Law Enforcement Administrator with over 20 years of dynamic and successful experience in managing investigations, law and order, security, public service, law enforcement training, and police force activities.  A profound knowledge as it relates to internal investigations, city council presentations, public safety programs, emergency response, critical incident command, policy and procedure development, budget planning and management, and media and public relations.  Adept at conducting investigations and diffusing potentially volatile situations through the use tact and diplomacy.  Highly capable of directing and leading police personnel to meet law enforcement objectives.  Excellent communicator with notable success in management of operations focused on lowered crime, heightened security, improved productivity, community policing, and overall quality of life throughout the community. 



Skills
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Administration and Management
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Speaking
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Writing
  • Law and Government
  • Instructing
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Customer and Personal Service
Experience
Police Lieutenant 02/2014 to Present
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Lead developer of proposed alternative scheduling model for patrol.
  • Field Training Unit commander.
  • Emergency Management representative for department at county wide organizational meetings.
  • Watch commander for patrol division of department.
  • Member of Intelligence Led Policing advisory group for the department.
  • Explain police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Supervise and coordinate the investigation of criminal cases, offering guidance and expertise to investigators, and ensuring that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Maintain logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Cooperate with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Review contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Direct collection, preparation, and handling of evidence and personal property of prisoners.
  • Inform personnel of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police work.
  • Train staff in proper police work procedures.
  • Prepare work schedules and assign duties to subordinates.
  • Discipline staff for violation of department rules and regulations.
  • Develop, implement and revise departmental policies and procedures.
  • Prepare news releases and respond to police correspondence.
  • Conduct employee training in equipment operations or work and safety procedures, or assign employee training to experienced workers.
  • Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Suggest or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or hires.
  • Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.
Special Operations Sergeant 11/2013 to 02/2014
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Supervised department's K-9 unit.
  • Supervised department's Traffic Enforcement unit.
  • Supervised department's School Resource Officers.
  • Served on county wide School Resource Officer Supervisors Advisory Board.
  • Supervised Department's Traffic Homicide Investigators.
  • Directed, organized, and supervised the department's Volunteer Mounted Posse Patrol unit.
  • Maintain logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Supervise and coordinate the investigation of criminal cases, offering guidance and expertise to investigators, and ensuring that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Explain police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Cooperate with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Review contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Inform personnel of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police work.
  • Train staff in proper police work procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the job performance of subordinates, and authorize promotions and transfers.
  • Prepare work schedules and assign duties to subordinates.
  • Inspect facilities, supplies, vehicles, and equipment to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Requisition and issue equipment and supplies.
  • Meet with civic, educational, and community groups to develop community programs and events, and to discuss law enforcement subjects.
  • Resolve customer complaints or answer customers' questions regarding policies and procedures.
  • Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems or in resolving escalated complaints or disputes.
  • Implement corporate or departmental policies, procedures, and service standards in conjunction with management.
  • Discuss job performance problems with employees to identify causes and issues and to work on resolving problems.
  • Train or instruct employees in job duties or company policies or arrange for training to be provided.
  • Evaluate employees' job performance and conformance to regulations and recommend appropriate personnel action.
Special Services Sergeant 02/2009 to 11/2013
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Responsible for the traffic control and event security for the annual holiday parade that would draw nearly 40,000 spectators.
  • Training Coordinator for the department.  Responsible for providing annual training to 106 members of the department on annual basis.
  • Supervised Youth Services Detectives.
  • Supervised Crime Prevention Unit.
  • Supervised Professional Standards Unit which was tasked with recruiting and retaining police officers.
  • Served as labor union representative for the sergeants bargaining unit.  Negotiated three contracts during time as a sergeant.
  • Served as supervisor of Field Training Unit.
  • President of Explorer Post 912.
  • Special event and dignitary protection coordinator.  Worked closely with the Secret Service for a visit by President George W. Bush to a residence within the city of Pinellas Park.  Also coordinated the arrival and security for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart.
  • Served as department liaison for the business visitation program with the Mayor and City Manager.
  • Maintain logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Explain police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Cooperate with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Review contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Inform personnel of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police work.
  • Train staff in proper police work procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the job performance of subordinates, and authorize promotions and transfers.
  • Prepare work schedules and assign duties to subordinates.
  • Discipline staff for violation of department rules and regulations.
  • Prepare budgets and manage expenditures of department funds.
  • Develop, implement and revise departmental policies and procedures.
  • Requisition and issue equipment and supplies.
Police Sergeant 04/2001 to 02/2009
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Supervised departments Volunteers in Policing Program.
  • Supervised departments Field Training Program.
  • Supervise and coordinate the investigation of criminal cases, offering guidance and expertise to investigators, and ensuring that procedures are conducted in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Maintain logs, prepare reports, and direct the preparation, handling, and maintenance of departmental records.
  • Explain police operations to subordinates to assist them in performing their job duties.
  • Cooperate with court personnel and officials from other law enforcement agencies and testify in court as necessary.
  • Review contents of written orders to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Investigate and resolve personnel problems within organization and charges of misconduct against staff.
  • Direct collection, preparation, and handling of evidence and personal property of prisoners.
  • Inform personnel of changes in regulations and policies, implications of new or amended laws, and new techniques of police work.
  • Train staff in proper police work procedures.
  • Monitor and evaluate the job performance of subordinates, and authorize promotions and transfers.
  • Prepare work schedules and assign duties to subordinates.
  • Discipline staff for violation of department rules and regulations.
  • Prepare budgets and manage expenditures of department funds.
  • Develop, implement and revise departmental policies and procedures.
  • Inspect facilities, supplies, vehicles, and equipment to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Requisition and issue equipment and supplies.
  • Meet with civic, educational, and community groups to develop community programs and events, and to discuss law enforcement subjects.
  • Prepare news releases and respond to police correspondence.
  • Resolve customer complaints or answer customers' questions regarding policies and procedures.
  • Supervise the work of office, administrative, or customer service employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems.
  • Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems or in resolving escalated complaints or disputes.
Youth Services Officer 06/1996 to 04/2001
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Investigated cases of runaway juveniles.
  • Member of the Tampa Bay area Multi-Agency Gang Task Force (MAGTF).
  • Lead Police Explorer Advisor for Post 912.
  • DARE Instructor
  • Member of local schools Student Advisory Committees.
  • Served as student mentor for at risk students.
  • Coordinated and directed the volunteer hours for the Pinellas Park High School Criminal Justice Program students at the police department.
  • Served as point of contact for St. Petersburg College Criminal Justice Interns for the City of Pinellas Park Police Department.
  • Provide testimony as a witness in court.
  • Record progress of investigation, maintain informational files on suspects, and submit reports to commanding officer or magistrate to authorize warrants.
  • Prepare charges or responses to charges, or information for court cases, according to formalized procedures.
  • Obtain facts or statements from complainants, witnesses, and accused persons and record interviews, using recording device.
  • Question individuals or observe persons and establishments to confirm information given to patrol officers.
  • Analyze completed police reports to determine what additional information and investigative work is needed.
Community Police Officer 10/1995 to 06/1996
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Served as as original member of Pinellas Park Police Departments Community Policing Bicycle Unit.
  • Organized community Bicycle Rodeos where safety equipment was provided to community members in need.
  • Responsible for training new members of the unit on proper riding techniques of a police mountain bicycle in urban settings.
  • Monitored identified sexual offenders within the city in compliance with state statutes.
  • Instructed gang intelligence courses for the Department of Juvenile Justice, Pinellas County location.
  • Conducted neighborhood watch meetings and organized new watch groups in areas requesting to organize.
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • Patrol specific area on foot, horseback, or motorized conveyance, responding promptly to calls for assistance.
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
  • Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Inform citizens of community services and recommend options to facilitate longer-term problem resolution.
Police Officer 11/1994 to 10/1995
Pinellas Park Police Department Pinellas Park, FL
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Patrol specific area on foot, horseback, or motorized conveyance, responding promptly to calls for assistance.
  • Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
  • Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Investigate traffic accidents and other accidents to determine causes and to determine if a crime has been committed.
  • Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Photograph or draw diagrams of crime or accident scenes and interview principals and eyewitnesses.
  • Relay complaint and emergency-request information to appropriate agency dispatchers.
  • Monitor traffic to ensure motorists observe traffic regulations and exhibit safe driving procedures.
  • Issue citations or warnings to violators of motor vehicle ordinances.
  • Direct traffic flow and reroute traffic in case of emergencies.
  • Inform citizens of community services and recommend options to facilitate longer-term problem resolution.
  • Act as official escorts, such as when leading funeral processions or firefighters.
  • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training and medical supplies and equipment.
  • Contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury.
  • Rescue distressed persons, using rescue techniques and equipment.
Manager 08/1991 to 11/1994
Escape Enterprises St. Petersburg, FL
  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Count money and make bank deposits.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
  • Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
  • Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Perform some food preparation or service tasks such as cooking, clearing tables, and serving food and drinks when necessary.
  • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation, and food subsidies when appropriate.
  • Order and purchase equipment and supplies.
  • Review work procedures and operational problems to determine ways to improve service, performance, or safety.
  • Assess staffing needs, and recruit staff using methods such as newspaper advertisements or attendance at job fairs.
  • Arrange for equipment maintenance and repairs, and coordinate a variety of services such as waste removal and pest control.
  • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
  • Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift.
Shift Supervisor 06/1988 to 08/1991
Escape Enterprises St. Petersburg, FL
  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Count money and make bank deposits.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
  • Coordinate assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
  • Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Perform some food preparation or service tasks such as cooking, clearing tables, and serving food and drinks when necessary.
Crew Member 06/1987 to 06/1988
Escape Enterprises St. Petersburg, FL
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, fish and chips, sandwiches, and tacos, following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Serve orders to customers at windows, counters, or tables.
  • Prepare and serve beverages such as coffee and fountain drinks.
  • Pre-cook items such as bacon, to prepare them for later use.
  • Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry.
  • Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
Education
Master of Science: Criminal Justice with Specialization in Critical Incident Command Apr 2015 Saint Leo University - Saint Leo, FL
Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership: Police Leadership Nov 2013 Southern Police Institute - Louisville, KY
Administrative Officers Course Class 130: Police Leadership Nov 2013 Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville - Louisville, KY
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Aug 2013 Saint Leo University - Saint Leo, FL
Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice Mar 1998 Saint Leo College - Saint Leo, FL
Community Service

Student Tutor/Mentor, Pinellas Central Elementary, 1996-2001

Student Tutor/Mentor, Pinellas Park Elementary, 1996-2001

Student Tutor/Mentor, Skyview Elementary, 1996-2001

Student Tutor/Mentor, Cross Bayou Elementary, 1996-2001
Pee Wee Football, Coach, 1997
Volunteer, Pasco County Schools, 2007-2015
Volunteer, Gulf Trace Elementary PTO, 2013-2014

Volunteer,Tarpon Springs Junior Spongers Youth Football, 2010
Volunteer, South Pasco Steelers Youth Football, 2012-2014

Affiliations

Member, Southern Police Institute Alumni Association

Kentucky Colonels, 2013-Present

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Previous Companies:

  • Pinellas Park Police Department
  • Escape Enterprises

Previous Job Positions:

  • Police Lieutenant
  • Special Operations Sergeant
  • Special Services Sergeant
  • Police Sergeant
  • Youth Services Officer

Schools:

  • Saint Leo University
  • Southern Police Institute
  • Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville
  • Saint Leo College

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership
  • Administrative Officers Course Class 130
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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