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JOHN A. SMITH
123 Plum Trail
smith@verizon.net          Baltimore, Maryland 21228          410-555-1234


PROFILE

Law enforcement professional with 25 years of progressively responsible experience in directing and leading law enforcement goals and objectives
Manager with 12 years of experience overseeing personnel, facilities, equipment, and budgets
Leader experienced in organizing, directing, and motivating a diverse work force
Skillful communicator with excellent interpersonal, oral and written presentation skills
Critical thinker with strong analytical and critical thinking skills

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Management                                                                      May 2007
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Bachelor of Science, Management                                                                  May 2005
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BALTIMORE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT TOWSON, MARYLAND          1985–Present
Key Accomplishments:

  • Studied and analyzed crime trends; developed a plan to reduce crime through enhanced monitoring of parole and probation clients
  • Worked on an agency-wide committee to evaluate patrol staffing requirements; proposed new staffing plans to maximize efficiency and reduce costs
  • Designed and implemented an agency-wide report to document police officer use-of-force incidents
  • Collaborated with committee members to revise agency-wide disciplinary guidelines for police misconduct
  • Researched, developed, and implemented new legislation in support of a multi-agency task force
  • Conceptualized and designed a police vehicle to enhance operational and managerial efficiency at major crime scenes, in accordance with nationally recognized incident command standards

Assignments and Duties:

Police Lieutenant                                                                                      1998- Present

    Assistant Precinct Commander (2008 - Present)

  • Serve as Acting Commander of a police precinct in the absence of the Precinct Commander
  • Manage day-to-day operations of a police precinct staffed by 170 police officers
  • Directly supervise 5-member team providing administrative, accreditation, budget, and logistical support
  • Develop strategic plans, policies, and procedures to ensure efficient operations
  • Formulate and implement crime reduction strategies to reduce robberies, burglaries, and auto thefts
  • Establish, develop, and maintain liaisons with public, private, and business organizations to implement community oriented policing objectives and/or resolve problems
  • Review and approve operational plans for special events and crime enforcement projects
  • Mentor and train managers, supervisors, and first line personnel

    Patrol Shift Commander (1998- 1999; 2007-2008)

  • Supervised teams of police officers and supervisors who responded to 911 emergency calls
  • Managed public safety emergencies, directed operations at large scale crime scenes, developed and implemented strategies to respond to emerging crime trends
  • Prepared, reviewed, and approved performance appraisals for subordinate supervisors and employees; established performance objectives for subordinate supervisors and employees
  • Mentored and trained new supervisors and employees

    Unit Commander, Criminal Intelligence Section (2006)

  • Liaison to federal law enforcement agencies in the investigation of organized crime and terrorism activities
  • Directed intelligence gathering functions for organized crime, terrorist threats, and gang activity
  • Approved and supervised the installation of electronic surveillance equipment including video, audio, and global positioning satellite devices, in support of criminal investigations
  • Supervised the collection and maintenance of confidential informant records

    Acting Commander, Internal Affairs Section (2005-2006)

  • Managed a team of 25 police officers and supervisors charged with investigating police officer misconduct
  • Reviewed and approved completed investigations of police misconduct
  • Determined disciplinary actions for confirmed violations of misconduct
  • Directed, reviewed, and approved investigations of firearms discharges by police officers
  • Trained a broad range of police personnel in ethics and integrity issues, and use of force investigations

    Unit Commander, Internal Affairs Section (2004-2005)

  • Managed team of 9 police officers and supervisors that investigated police officer misconduct
  • Conducted investigations of administrative violations by executive level police personnel
  • Supervised police firearm discharge investigations

    Unit Commander, Criminal Investigations Division (1999-2004)

  • Successfully organized and managed the first multi-agency task force to reduce violent crime through the service of outstanding arrest warrants in the Baltimore Metropolitan area
  • Supervised a team of 60 police officers and 5 police supervisors
  • Crafted new operating procedures related to task force functions
  • Managed the expenditure of federal grant funds in support of task force objectives and initiatives

Police Sergeant                                                                                               1994-1998

    Patrol Squad Supervisor

Police Corporal                                                                                                1991-1994

    Police Communications Unit Supervisor (1994)
    Narcotics Unit Supervisor (1993-1994)

Narcotics Unit Investigator                                                                               1987-1991

Patrol Officer                                                                                                   1985-1987

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • United States Secret Service, Dignitary Protection Seminar                                 2005
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy, 218th Session                2004
  • Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Incident Command Structure               2000
  • Rotary International, International Group Study Exchange Program                       2000
  • East Coast Community Policing Conference                                                       1997

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • FBI National Academy Associates, Maryland/Delaware Chapter
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association
  • Johns Hopkins Police Executive Leadership Program Alumni Association

Contact Us

Career Services Office
Jennifer Eddinger, Career Counselor
P: (410) 516-9734
F: (410) 516-9922
soe.careerservices@jhu.edu