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Jessica Claire
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Take-charge professional delivering executive support and team leadership to business operations. Dependable and detail-oriented to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Broad experience includes law enforcement operations, emergency managment, problem solving, policy manager, employee management. Recognized for exemplary customer service and team collaboration.

  • Decision Making
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Team Management and Supervision
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Handling Complaints
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Multitasking and Organization
  • Adaptable and Resilient
Chief Deputy, 01/2015 - 01/2023
Princeton University Staff Boston, MA,
  • Assisted the Sheriff in leadership and direction of the office
  • Developed, recommended, implemented and enforced operating policies, procedures, and programs. rules and tactics.
  • Served as the top advisor to the Sheriff on all office matters, including administrative personnel decisions, resolving personnel complaints, the imposition of discipline, and critical incident management and response
  • Project Manager for dispatch and administration building remodel
  • Grant writer for the department
  • Oversee training for the department including and submit for continuing education requirements for POST
  • Liaison with other county agencies including county board, family services, emergency management and courts.
  • Directed law enforcement program activities by leading community education, protection and apprehension.
  • Investigated misconduct cases to suggest appropriate discipline.
  • Supported recruitment, interviewing and hiring process to attract qualified employees.
  • Mentored and coached employees by motivating and providing constructive feedback.
  • Certified Emergency Management Director for the county.
Patrol Sergeant, 05/2013 - 01/2015
University Of California Rocklin, CA,
  • Directed and supervised the daily activities of the Sheriff’s Office
  • Made crucial decisions to deal effectively with emergency situations that arise
  • Supervised investigations for all serious crimes within the County, such as burglaries, sexual misconduct, death scene investigation, child abuse, or other gross misdemeanors or felonies
  • Review arrest reports and related documentation filed by Deputies, and consults with department personnel, to assure appropriate action is taken
  • Assists in the formulation of departmental rules and informational releases, and interprets departmental policies to subordinates.
Investigator, 09/2004 - 05/2013
Rovithis Realty Llc Hartford, CT,
  • Investigates alleged felonies, gross misdemeanors and serious misdemeanor incidents to establish facts necessary for clearance or arrest and court action
  • Supervises all officers and directs them with all investigations, crime scenes and search warrants
  • Performs patrol duties as assigned by the Sheriff or Chief Deputy
  • Drafts and executes search warrants for investigations as required
  • Prepare reports and testify in court as required
  • Represents the sheriff’s office on the multi-disciplinary Sexual Assault Protocol Team, drafting and implementing county protocol for responding to sexual assault cases
  • Organizes and instructs trainings for law enforcement and collaborate with other agencies
  • Responsible for investigating all child and vulnerable adult abuse, fraud, forgery, animal neglect
  • Community outreach via speaking events on personal safety, elder abuse, crime watch and identity theft
  • Authored several grants to obtain equipment for the county including Cellebrite, to forensically examine cell phones, office equipment and am currently obtaining funding for Project Lifesaver to find lost persons with Alzheimer’s, autism and down syndrome.
Real Estate Agent, 12/2016 - Current
Wright County Buffalo, MN,
  • Assist buyers and sellers with the sale and purchase of real estate
  • Maintain accurate files and verify they are complete
  • Facilitated real estate purchases by reviewing listings, accompanying clients to properties and communicating sale conditions.
  • Managed real estate transactions from initiation to closing.
  • Served as local real estate expert, advising customers on market dynamics and home prices.
Licensed Realtor, 12/2011 - 12/2016
Firstgroup Plc San Bernardino, CA,
  • Assist buyers and sellers with the sale and purchase of real estate
  • Maintain accurate files and verify they are complete
Deputy Sheriff, 03/1994 - 09/2004
Isanti County Sheriff’s Office City, STATE,
  • Patrolled designated area to assist persons in trouble and render other public safety services.
  • Drafted incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Identified and notified next of kin of deaths, offering counseling and support.
  • Testified in court in connection with criminal prosecutions to support judicial process.
  • Regulated vehicle flow, at times of emergency or congestion to reduce accidents.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Served warrants, subpoenas and summonses, encouraging adherence to legal proceedings.
  • Arrested and transported suspects or prisoners to jail or court to maintain custody.
  • Collected and preserved evidence associated with crimes, supporting investigations
  • Conducted preliminary or follow-up investigations of various crimes or other incidents to close open cases.
Dispatcher, 06/1991 - 03/1994
Isanti County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Answered phones for the sheriff’s office including 911 calls
  • Dispatched police, fire and ambulance
  • Managed daily data entry into systems to maintain accurate files.
  • Handled emergency phone calls calmly and obtained pertinent information with composed approach.
  • Took caller information, read associated computer information and documented vital details in call tracking and assignment system.
  • Dispatched calls to relevant police, fire or medical response personnel depending on individual call situations.
  • Used radio, telephone and computer system to update first responders with new information.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Public Safety Executive Leadership, Expected in 12/2013
St. Cloud State University - Saint Cloud, MN,
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Bachelor of Science: Law Enforcement, Expected in 04/1997
Metropolitan State University - Saint Paul, MN
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Law Enforcement Skills: Law Enforcement, Expected in 12/1993
Law Enforcement Training Center - Edina, MN,
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Associate of Applied Science: Law Enforcement, Expected in 05/1993
North Hennepin Community College - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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Associates of Arts Degree: , Expected in 01/1992
Cambridge Community College - Cambridge, Minnesota
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Grants Awarded and Managed
  • Child Passenger Safety Technician $90,000
  • East Central Energy Operation Round Up Grant to purchase a speed trailer
  • Child Advocacy Grant $60,000
  • In Squad Computer Grant $13,000
  • Water Rescue Suits $4000
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources annual grants for ATV, Snowmobile and Water Patrol Average $5,000 each
  • Project Lifesaver Grant $2,000
  • Allina Heart Safe Grant –Awarded $800 towards a new AED for a squad
  • DNR Federal Boat Safety Grant-$16,000 for a new boat for water patrol for Isanti County
  • Healthy Living Grant- Grant for $1000 to upgrade a water bottle filling station for the communications center,
  • Supervisor of the Year 2019 -Minnesota Sheriff’s Association
  • Employee of the Year 2017-North 65 Chamber of Commerce
  • Officer of The Year, 2010 and 2018. Awarded by the Isanti County Law Enforcement Association
  • Minnesota Sex Crimes Investigators Association Department of the Year Award Recipient for Isanti County Sexual Assault Interagency Council Team Member -2012
  • Minnesota Chiefs Of Police Command Academy 40 hour course
  • MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Supervision and Management Law Enforcement Training program 96 credit hours
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Institute
  • PUBLICATIONS Claire, Jessica, We Will Remember An Historical Account of Minnesota Officers Who Died in The Line of Duty 1882-2000. Self published. (2001).
  • Minnesota Peace Officer License - 12183
  • Licensed Real Estate Agent - 20322202
  • FEMA Emergency Management Director Certification - 2019
  • Minnesota Permit to Carry Firearm

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School Attended

  • St. Cloud State University
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Law Enforcement Training Center
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • Cambridge Community College

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  • Chief Deputy
  • Patrol Sergeant
  • Investigator
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Licensed Realtor
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Dispatcher


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  • Law Enforcement Skills
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associates of Arts Degree

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