crime scene technician resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Detention Specialist/Crime Scene Technician/Gang Expert with over 13 years of successful experience in interviewing, analysis, customer service and problem solving. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the Department of Corrections. Strengths in interviewing and analysis backed by training in Gang Intelligence.

  • Recordkeeping skills
  • Crime scene documentation
  • Colorado evidence handling
  • Sketching abilities
  • Fingerprint collection
  • Software proficiency
  • Good listening skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Project Management
  • Collaboration
  • Organization and Time management
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Customer Service
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Interpersonal Communication
New York Institute Of Photography New York, Expected in 09/2016 Certificate of Professional Photography : Photography - GPA :
Carlett Park College Bromborough, Wirral, UK, Expected in 09/2003 Bachelor of Arts : Computer Programming And Methodologies - GPA :
Work History
City Of Miramar, Fl - Crime Scene Technician
Miramar, FL, 10/2018 - 01/2021
  • Processed film, photographs, videos and other documentation from crime scenes to identify, evaluate and record evidence.
  • Kept detailed records of evidence and evidence storage inventories, double-checked procedures and monitored access to prevent unauthorized handling.
  • Created sketches and diagrams by hand or computer software to depict crime scenes.
  • Used field equipment, devices and supplies to test surfaces for trace evidence, collect fingerprints and document findings.
  • Looked for trace evidence such as fingerprints, hairs or shoe impressions using alternative light sources when necessary.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement investigators and court officials to determine evidence requirements and deliver timely, helpful support.
  • Submitted evidence to supervisors, crime labs or court officials for legal proceedings.
  • Provided optimal support to investigations by staying up to date on processing procedures and how to handle high priority evidence.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
City Of Edinburg - Gang Intelligence Officer
Edinburg, TX, 10/2010 - 01/2021
  • Performed interviews and interrogations of suspected terrorists and prisoners.
  • Analyzed and collected various forms of data.
  • Monitored surveillance and personnel to maximize unit and facility safety.
  • Created useful and timely intelligence products to support field operations.
  • Briefed staff on emerging threats.
  • Produced multi-source intelligence reports and products for different agency customers.
  • Supervised gathering, review and dissemination of intelligence information from human sources, electronic sources, and counter-intelligence.
  • Screened and interpreted all-source intelligence information.
  • Developed recommendations to assist clients and agencies with efforts to advance intelligence gathering and interpretation in multiple theaters of operation.
  • Collected information about enemy strengths, movements and activities.
  • Applied new and advanced tools and techniques to intelligence cycle, addressing complex challenges with emphasis on big data analytics and data visualization.
  • Reported on incidents, suspensions and other concerns to supervisory personnel.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office - Detention Specialist
City, STATE, 10/2007 - 01/2021
  • Processed prisoners through appropriate identification and documentation processes as part of facility booking procedures.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of inmate activities and behaviors.
  • Regularly conducted security and sanitation checks.
  • Maintained security and welfare of 1400 prisoners in Minimum, Medium, and Maximum Security.
  • Attended to feeding, housing and physical well-being of inmates.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of up to 1400 inmates.
  • Processed visitors and attorneys arriving to see prisoners.
  • Verified identification using specialized databases and methods such as fingerprinting.
  • Testified in court pertaining to prisoner statements and behavior while in custody.
  • Processed inmates by taking photographs and fingerprints.
  • Conducted physical searches of prisoners and premises in search of weapons and contraband.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.
  • Directed activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects.
  • Maintained custody and control of up to 1400 inmates.

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School Attended

  • New York Institute Of Photography
  • Carlett Park College

Job Titles Held:

  • Crime Scene Technician
  • Gang Intelligence Officer
  • Detention Specialist


  • Certificate of Professional Photography
  • Bachelor of Arts

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