Any job application is incomplete without a resume. Having said this, Police Officers’ resumes are very critical component of job application package.

A resume for police officer position needs precise information with short bullet points in order to make a good impression. Some very experienced and talented police officers do not receive interview calls only because their resumes were not attractive enough for the recruiters to consider them.

The following resume and this cover letter for police officer position is designed by professionals to assist you in your job hunt process. It complements the latest trends of job market. You are free to modify it as per your requirements.


Police Officer Resume Sample



901 Some Avenue ☀ Greeley, CO 99722 ☀ (505) 555-5555 ☀ [Email]


To obtain a Police Officer position at Greeley Police Department utilizing excellent skills and capabilities in providing  security and patrolling services to the public and property.


• Two years’ experience as a Police Officer at the State of Colorado
• Highly skilled in providing security assistance to the general public
• Hands-on experience in providing a visible deterrent against crime within the community
• Well versed in observing and recording situations analytically and independently
• Able to execute duties firmly, tactfully, considerately, and neutrally

• Crime investigations• Vigilance• Emergency assistance
• Hazardous condition discovery• Criminal activities detection• Report processing
• Court documentation• Witness presentation• Offender identification
• Traffic law enforcement• General Security• Communication with public


• Firearms  • Emergency vehicle operation  • First-responder equipment


City of Colorado – CO                                                    January 2010 – Present

Police Officer
• Patrol assigned areas of the city
• Perform security checks on buildings and residences
• Observe and take appropriate action in the event of suspicious activity
• Investigate reported crimes
• Enforce traffic ordinances and direct traffic
• Interview suspects and witnesses along with serving warrants and subpoenas
• Answer calls for protection of life and / or property
• Make forcible arrests when necessary

Key Achievements
• Administered CPR and First Aid procedures successfully to victims of a road accident on the first day at job
• Received Police Officer Award for Bravery during the first year of working in this capacity following apprehending and arresting two felons singlehandedly


Greeley Law College, Greeley, CO
Associate Degree in Law – 2009


• Profound ability to act courteously even in difficult situations
• Valid driver’s license
• Working knowledge of Tribal, Federal and State laws
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
• Proven ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies