Criminal Investigator resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I work as a criminal investigator with a focus on money and fraud crimes, along with death investigations. I am a certified field training officer, with the ability to train incoming officers on investigations, interviews, department policies, report taking and writing. I completed a year of police dispatch with excellent multitasking and communications skills.

  • Warrant Issuing
  • Criminal Report Preparation
  • Interrogation Skills
  • Federal Statutes
  • Financial Crimes Expertise
  • Calming Strategies
  • Training Materials
  • Basic First Aid
  • Emergency Situations
  • Organizational Efficiency
  • Customer Service
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
08/2021 to Current
Criminal Investigator Department Of Homeland Security Eagle, CO,
  • Identified witnesses and collected statements to gather information and pursue remedies for violations of legal standards.
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Collected crime scene evidence, examined bodies and investigated secondary locations to build detailed cases based on sound evidence handling practices.
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed reports.
  • Carefully documented statements, observations and evidentiary materials.
  • Interviewed and interrogated suspects.
  • Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants and surveillance activities.
  • Pursued leads, complaints and referrals to determine occurrence of criminal activities.
  • Researched criminal cases and led investigations to determine appropriate course of proceedings.
  • Directed criminal investigations of crimes such as sexual assault, robbery, theft and homicide.
  • Investigated homicide, sexual assault, and domestic violence cases and allegations.
05/2017 to Current
Police Officer Department Of Homeland Security East Wenatchee, WA,
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Answered emergency calls for help from citizens and business owners.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine best course of action.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders to discuss crime reduction strategies.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations.
  • Developed organizational system for case records, reports, logs and agendas.
  • Trained and mentored many new personnel hired to fulfill various roles.
  • Created curricula, instructions, documents and written tests for various types of training courses.
  • Coordinated and conducted various training, such as firearms, report writing, and physical fitness.
  • Completed all missions without incident and acted as team leader on international missions.
  • Evaluated success of training programs and recommended improvements to upper management to enhance effectiveness.
  • Identified training needs and planned classes accordingly.
01/2016 to 02/2017
Home Health Care Provider Home Instead Senior Care Home City, STATE,
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Completed household management tasks for clients within private home settings.
  • Assisted patients with handling daily chores and errands by transporting to appointments, cleaning personal spaces and purchasing supplies.
  • Provided patients with assistance in completing daily tasks, reducing daily burden on family members.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Acted as resource for field staff, referral sources, physicians, patients and families for clinical issues and concerns.
  • Facilitated calls to and from field staff to resolve issues and address concerns.
05/2012 to 11/2015
Business Owner Self-employeed City, STATE,
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Trained and motivated employees to perform daily business functions.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and bi-weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Capitalized on social media platforms to increase market awareness and recruit sales agents.
  • Created and monitored promotional approaches to increase sales and profit levels.
  • Provided financial management through preparation of bank deposits and settlement of sales, returns and transaction reports.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
Expected in
No Degree: Law Enforcement
Northwest Florida State College - Niceville, FL
Expected in 06/2003
High School Diploma:
Athens Drive High School - Raleigh, NC

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School Attended

  • Northwest Florida State College
  • Athens Drive High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Criminal Investigator
  • Police Officer
  • Home Health Care Provider
  • Business Owner


  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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