Patrol officers perform a variety of security and safety procedures in the area that is designated to them. They are indispensable in the public rush hours and are expected to prevent crime and apprehend lawbreakers.

A job seeker looking for a patrol officer position will need to write a cover letter for his resume in the following manner.


Cover Letter for Patrol Officer Resume


562 Lyman Avenue
North Providence, RI 88888

May 5, 2016

Mr. Edward Baker
Police Chief
1290 Townhouse Road
North Providence, RI 88889


Dear Mr. Baker:

I was excited to see the position of a Patrol Officer at ABM Co. that you posted on your website. As a passionate patrol officer with two years of hands-on experience working in a law enforcement capacity, I am confident that I am a right candidate for this job.

As signified in the enclosed resume, I possess exceptional public relation skills and have a capacity to perform good judgment in critical situations. Specifically, I am highly skilled in:

• Enforcement of rules, regulations, or policies affecting the safety and security of residents, visitors, staff, and property
• Performing first aid tasks
• Directing and managing traffic
• Questioning witnesses
• Keeping records of activities and making reports concerning crimes, complaints and accidents

Furthermore, my excellent observation and memory recall skills combined with a strong degree of confidentiality will help me perform extremely well at AMB Co. I am also able to work with minimal supervision and have a demonstrated capability to manage the most difficult of situations.

I look forward to discussing my qualifications with you and will follow-up on this application later this week. Please feel free to call me at (028) 888-8888 if you need further information from me.

Thanks for your consideration.



Jeff Anderson

Enc. Resume