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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

15 Results-oriented law enforcement and investigation specialist with 15 years of experience in coordinating investigations, researching and reviewing case files and conducting interviews. Resourceful leader focused on keeping alert and open perspective during investigations while utilizing expert problem-solving in unlocking complex cases. Successful investigator bringing strong background in casework to position within robust and professional organization. Successful Detective focused on keeping alert and open perspective during investigations. Leverages creative analytical and problem-solving abilities in crack complex cases. Principled Detective with outstanding skills in interrogation, case research and evidence control and collection. Fit and healthy with excellent physical stamina to perform at optimal levels. Advanced firearms training and weapons maintenance. Applies knowledge of criminal law to practical cases. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Skills
  • Identity Theft Training
  • Homicide Investigations
  • Missing Persons Investigations
  • Interrogation Expert
  • Evidence Collection and Preservation
  • Fugitive Location and Apprehension
  • Undercover Investigations
  • Court Testimony
  • Witness Interviews
  • Interrogating Suspects
  • Evidence Collection
  • Report Preparation
  • Undercover Experience
  • Defensive Tactics Training
  • Event Surveillance
  • Conducting Computer Checks
  • Firearms Knowledge
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Evidence Gathering
  • Locating Individuals
  • Interviewing Witnesses
  • Surveillance Procedures
  • Testifying Skills
Education and Training
Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL Expected in : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Certifications
  • Licensed private investigator - 2019
Experience
Exos - Chief Investigator
Chicago, IL, 12/2020 - Current
  • Researched public records.
  • Maintained professional integrity and credibility, adhering to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Researched computer databases, public records and legal filings to compile accurate information for investigations.
  • Produced timely and accurate reports about findings.
  • Testified in court trials to present evidence as expert witness.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Ran background checks of individuals to obtain data on character, financial status and personal history.
  • Reported results of investigations with written observations and photographs, and produced final reports.
  • Completed comprehensive face-to-face interviews with subjects, neighbors and employers to generate reports to document investigative findings.
  • Developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
  • Liaised with law enforcement agencies to investigate and solve crimes.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
  • Trained and mentored field investigators and worked with team lead to identify skills, problem areas and opportunities for staff development and improvement.
  • Searched for clues to gather evidence for court cases or private clients.
  • Mitigated risk, accurately analyzing and evaluating criminal information while processing crime scenes.
  • Delivered maximum levels of accuracy when conducting stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Conducted background investigations for personnel security clearances.
  • Conducted multi-jurisdictional investigations to identify and dismantle criminal organizations.
  • Reinforced original claims and new findings by securing information such as releases and reports.
  • Created process to capture, integrate and maintain data supporting field information applications.
  • Shortened criminal investigation lead time, executing operational protocol for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for criminal prosecutory case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Compiled and analyzed information regarding gang members and activities.
  • Launched undercover operations to better observe and obtain information on suspects.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies by accurately investigating organized crime, homicide, fraud and other major crime cases while preparing, submitting and aiding district attorney prosecution cases.
  • Interviewed business users to gather business and data requirements for new analytic applications and enhance existing applications.
Anoka County, Mn - Licensed Private Investigator
Anoka, MN, 06/2019 - 11/2020
  • Researched public records.
  • Maintained professional integrity and credibility, adhering to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Researched computer databases, public records and legal filings to compile accurate information for investigations.
  • Produced timely and accurate reports about findings.
  • Testified in court trials to present evidence as expert witness.
  • Performed assignments within investigative scope of competency to meet client needs.
  • Videotaped suspect's daily activities.
  • Conducted research for insurance claims to expose stolen funds and fraudulent claims.
  • Prepared case summaries highlighting investigated findings.
  • Gathered proof of activities through video recordings, photographs and statements.
  • Interviewed witnesses, family members and acquaintances of crime suspects and victims.
  • Assisted attorneys and lawyers in criminal and civil cases with suspect investigations.
Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc. - General Manager
Urbandale, IA, 08/1992 - 06/2019
  • Trained employees on duties, policies and procedures.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired qualified staff for open positions.
  • Created schedules and monitored payroll to remain within budget.
  • Supervised employees through planning, assignments and direction.
  • Recruited, trained and empowered employees to achieve key performance indicators.
  • Tracked monthly sales to generate reports for business development planning.
  • Administered employee discipline through verbal and written warnings.
  • Managed inventory levels and conducted corrective action planning to minimize long-term costs.
  • Guided management and supervisory staff to promote smooth operations.
  • Conducted employee evaluations to provide adequate feedback and recognize quality performance.
  • Led employee evaluations with constructive feedback to boost performance.
  • Built and maintained loyal, long-term customer relationships through effective account management.
  • Delivered exceptional client experiences through hands-on leadership of associates and managers.
  • Directed safety operations and maintained clean work environment to adhere to FDA and OSHA requirements.
  • Complied with company policies and government regulations to prevent and detect rule violations and protect organization from fines and lawsuits.
  • Designed sales and service strategies to improve revenue and retention.
  • Developed service and sales strategies to improve retention and revenue.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Maximized time and employee productivity, consolidating data, payroll and accounting programs into centralized systems.
  • Prepared staff work schedules and assigned team members to specific duties.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Monitored inventory levels and placed new orders for merchandise to keep supply well-stocked.
  • Used excellent verbal skills to engage customers in conversation and effectively determine needs and requirements.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Reviewed financial statements and sales or activity reports to measure productivity or goal achievement.
  • Appraised inventory levels on frequent basis, ordering new merchandise to keep quantities well-stocked.
  • Used strong issue resolution and communication skills to cultivate and strengthen lasting client relationships.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
  • Formed and sustained strategic relationships with clients.
  • Improved productivity initiatives, managing budgets and accounts, coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Forecasted customer demand to set prices or credit terms for goods or services.
  • Structured HR consulting services to support clients during organizational developments and changes.
Alachua County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff
City, STATE, 06/1981 - 08/1990
  • Arrested and transported suspects or prisoners to jail or court to maintain custody.
  • Drafted incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Served warrants, subpoenas and summonses, encouraging adherence to legal proceedings.
  • Collected and preserved evidence associated with crimes, supporting investigations
  • Testified in court in connection with criminal prosecutions to support judicial process.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Conducted preliminary or follow-up investigations of various crimes or other incidents to close open cases.
  • Patrolled designated area to assist persons in trouble and render other public safety services.
  • Responded to radio messages or telephone instructions to appear at scenes of disorder or crime.
  • Maintained safe and secure environments for court proceedings.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Gathered and recorded evidence and witness statements for over [Number] cases.hh
  • Regulated vehicle flow, at times of emergency or congestion to reduce accidents.
  • Completed debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Identified and notified next of kin of deaths, offering counseling and support.
  • Collected and recorded information pertaining to manner and cause of deaths to report to coroner.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Patrolled designated to identify criminal activities, issue citations, prevent incidents and serve warrants.
  • Answered calls and complaints while providing community-oriented police services to improve and enhance quality of life community-wide.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Supported positive relationships between community leaders and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
  • Testified in court at criminal hearings and trials as to scenes observed, evidence collected and previous incidents.
  • Recorded facts and prepared reports to document incidents and activities for later use in court cases and legal records.
  • Rendered assistance to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries or medical crises.
  • Investigated illegal or suspicious activities, performing direct follow-up or reporting findings to appropriate senior personnel.
  • Partnered with team members to implement service initiatives and achieve team objectives.
  • Exceeded specific team goals and resolved issues by partnering with colleagues to share and implement service initiatives.
  • Saved time through effective emergency issue resolution.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies and accurately investigated felony-level property and violent crimes while preparing, submitting and aiding district attorney prosecution cases.
Anti Predator Project - Field Investigator
City, STATE, 09/2019 - present
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Ran background checks of individuals to obtain data on character, financial status and personal history.
  • Reported results of investigations with written observations and photographs, and produced final reports.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Completed comprehensive face-to-face interviews with subjects, neighbors and employers to generate reports to document investigative findings.
  • Developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
  • Liaised with law enforcement agencies to investigate and solve crimes.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
  • Searched for clues to gather evidence for court cases or private clients.
  • Delivered maximum levels of accuracy when conducting stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Conducted background investigations for personnel security clearances.
  • Conducted multi-jurisdictional investigations to identify and dismantle criminal organizations.
  • Reinforced original claims and new findings by securing information such as releases and reports.
  • Shortened criminal investigation lead time, executing operational protocol for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Strengthened traceability, developing organization systems for criminal prosecutory case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Compiled and analyzed information regarding gang members and activities.
  • Launched undercover operations to better observe and obtain information on suspects.
Accomplishments
  • Worked in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies to serve over 15 active state warrants, contributing to a [Number]% reduction in local crimes.
  • Recognized as Employee of the year for outstanding performance and team contributions.
Additional Information
  • member of IAHTI international association of human trafficking investigators
  • member of NALI national association of legal investigators
  • investigator for BTHP bringing them home project

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Santa Fe College

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Investigator
  • Licensed Private Investigator
  • General Manager
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Field Investigator

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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