Police Lieutenant

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Dmaya Hudgin

dmaya.hudgin@gmail.com | (504) 567-7072 | Jackson, MS



Police Lieutenant at Mississippi Highway Patrol, MSApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of patrol officers on shift, ensuring that all assigned tasks were completed and that calls for service were responded to in a timely manner.
  • Investigated and resolved complaints from citizens regarding officer conduct.
  • Reviewed and approved arrest reports prepared by subordinates.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.

Police Sergeant at Jackson Police Department, MSJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 6 police officers in daily operations and responded to emergency situations.
  • Managed and coordinated investigations with other agencies, resulting in 3 successful prosecutions.
  • Trained new recruits in law enforcement procedures, use of force, self-defense techniques, and firearms safety.
  • Planned and executed special events security for crowds up to 100,000 people.
  • Wrote over 500 reports documenting incidents ranging from minor traffic offenses to major felonies.

Police Officer at Gulfport Police Department, MSJul 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully made 123 arrests.
  • Successfully completed 868 police reports.
  • Helped solve 22 major cases.
  • Received 10 awards for bravery and heroism.
  • Successfully completed training in emergency medical care, defensive driving, and firearms use.
  • Became a certified law enforcement officer.


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Mississippi State University, MSAug 2010 - May 2015

I have learned to effectively communicate with people from all walks of life, to think critically and solve problems, and to write clearly and concisely.


  • Law Enforcement
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Communication
  • Organizational
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem-solving

Letizia Ratchford

letizia.ratchford@gmail.com | (983) 303-4622 | Jackson, WY



Police Lieutenant at Cheyenne Police Department, WYApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 20 police officers to investigate and solve a series of high-profile murders.
  • Investigated and solved over 100 cases, including homicides, robberies, and sexual assaults.
  • Led department in solving rate for major crimes.
  • Implemented new community policing initiatives that reduced crime by 15% in target areas.
  • Trained other officers in homicide investigation techniques.
  • Was commended by the mayor for exemplary service.

Police Sergeant at Laramie Police Department, WYSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 10 police officers in daily operations and investigations.
  • Supervised and reviewed the work of subordinates, provided feedback, and took appropriate disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Made arrests for various crimes including DUI, burglary, assault, and domestic violence.
  • Investigated traffic accidents and wrote accident reports.
  • Conducted training on topics such as use of force, search & seizure laws, cultural diversity awareness.

Police Officer at Casper Police Department, WYAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Arrested and processed 100 criminals.
  • Investigated and closed 50 cases.
  • Conducted 70 traffic stops.
  • Wrote 90 reports.
  • Assisted in the capture of 10 wanted fugitives.
  • Helped solve 5 major crimes.


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at University of WyomingAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned to investigate crime scenes, interview witnesses and suspects, and collect and preserve evidence.


  • Law Enforcement
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Organizational Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking