criminal investigator resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Talented Criminal Investigator bringing 5 years of experience and expertise in both digital and field investigations. Highly observant and detail-oriented with strong follow-through and analytical approach. Ready for new challenge in long-term position.

  • Interrogation skills
  • Evidence processing
  • Money laundering investigations
  • Forensic science
  • Credit card fraud
  • Homeland Security Physical Risk Assessment Training
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Risk Assessment
  • Background Checks
  • Detailed report writing
  • Cellular phone call data analysis
  • Fraud investigations
Lindenwood University Belleville, IL, Expected in 12/2013 Master of Science : Criminal Justice Administration - GPA :

GPA: 3.75

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, Illinois, Expected in 05/2012 Bachelor of Arts : Criminology And Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc

Federal Law Enforcement Criminal Investigator Certification

Work History
Veterans Health Administration - Criminal Investigator
Burlington, IA, 09/2019 - 04/2021
  • Conducted over 23 criminal investigative activities involving violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and Titles 10 and 18 of the U.S. code
  • Conducted over 7 investigations involving procurement fraud and assessed risk dealing with contractors.
  • Conducted electronic and field investigations of procurement fraud.
  • Applied knowledge of criminal laws, precedent court decisions, and federal rules of procedures that apply to cases involving crimes against the United States.
  • Detects and recognizes evidence of a crime, personally conducts fewer complex investigations accurately, thoroughly, and objectively, and reports facts in a logical, concise, and understandable matter.
  • Learned the basic knowledge required in the conduct of select specialized investigations such as narcotics operations, undercover operations, and development cases.
  • Analyzed problems, identifies significant factors, gathers pertinent data, and recognizes solutions.
  • Presented criminal investigative findings and reports both orally and in writing.
  • Managed human sources of information to aid in the development and resolution of investigative, counterintelligence, and special security matters.
  • Assisted with liaison with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and host nation counterparts (where applicable).
  • Recruited several applicants and used the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) for over thirteen recruits.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work in hostile and conflict environment.
  • Exercised sound judgment in all areas of responsibility.
  • Maintained effective communications with individuals and agencies from diverse cultures and backgrounds including U.S.
  • Maintained effective professional relationships with employees and outside individuals and agencies.
  • Reviewed all legal request from law enforcement agencies.
  • Ability to understand and successfully handle various operational issues.
  • Worked extremely well under stress and react effectively and efficiently to emergency situations.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Gathered facts from interviews of suspects, witnesses and complainants.
  • Substantiated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved data integrity for court hearings.
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed reports.
  • Prepared case reports from allegations, interview transcripts of interviews and physical evidence.
  • Obtained admissions of crimes using forensic interviewing techniques.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies on investigations.
  • Presented information at professional forums, conferences and associations.
  • Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants and surveillance activities.
  • Created and implemented new organizational and filing processes for case logs, criminal records, reports and agendas.
  • Analyzed criminal complaints and identified crime patterns.
  • Investigated homicide, sexual assault, fraud, and domestic violence cases and allegations.
  • Conducted thorough face-to-face interviews with employers, families, neighbors, friends and suspects and documented all investigative findings.
  • Collected information pertaining to criminal proceedings and performed investigations to resolve cases.
  • Performed over 17 background investigations for seven personnel security clearances in 2020.
Umass Memorial Health Care - Police Officer/Criminal Investigator
Leominster, MA, 02/2019 - 09/2019
  • Prepared investigation or incident reports that detail investigation findings.
  • Examined over 40 records or other types of data to investigate criminal activities.
  • Interviewed individuals to gather information about criminal activities.
  • Observed over 15 individuals' activities to gather information or compile evidence.
  • Investigated accidents to determine causes and record evidence and documents.
  • Communicated with individuals outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.
  • Served as an agency witness to testify at legal proceedings.
  • Conducted over 6 Protective Intelligence Investigations.
  • Conducted over 5 personnel recruitment background investigations and interviewed 11 potential job candidates.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Apprehended numerous offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
Pentagon Force Protection Agency, PFPA, PPD - Police Officer
City, STATE, 06/2017 - 02/2019
  • Performed a broad range of law enforcement and investigative duties to include vehicular patrol, foot patrol, crime prevention, and Dignitary protection.
  • Enforced laws and regulations within regulated jurisdiction daily using Federal and State criminal codes and rules.
  • Controled potential violent and disruptive situations with tact and professionalism.
  • Ensure the protection and safeguard of the people and property in the Department of Defense (DoD) leased or owned facilities in the National Capital Region (NCR).
  • Provided dignitary protection coverage during various full honor and honor cordon ceremonies for visiting dignitaries.
  • Coordinated with other Federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies to develop an investigative strategy.
  • Identified problems and rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data or other information.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations of crime scenes or other incidents, while gathering evidence, identifying and interviewing witnesses.
  • Prepare detailed reports of investigation (ROI) and other reports as it relates to a criminal investigation.
  • Enforced Virginia and Federal traffic laws while on the Pentagon reservation and surrounding DoD areas in the NCR.
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  • Prepared and secure the initial scene for additional investigation.
  • Prepare preliminary reports and coordinates with the criminal investigation (CI) directorate to provide additional detailed analyzes of a case.
  • Analyze complex data and conflicting facts to determine solutions to investigations.
  • Provided detailed reports involving criminal cases or issues that may involve possible charges to occupants or suspects.
  • Gathered facts through such methods as observation, interrogation, and analyzing records to establish facts or obtain evidence.
  • Monitor and reviews intelligence reports and Be- On-The-Look-Out (BOLO) information.
  • Provided input and recommendations to law enforcement operating programs for improvements and the elimination of negative trends and barriers that impede efficiency and effective mission accomplishment.
  • Consulted with other Federal, state, local law enforcement officials as appropriate, to make decisions on probable cause for and arrested.
  • Supervisor: Sergeant Lem.
  • Alexandre (703)614-4143/ May Contact.
City Of East Saint Louis - Police Officer/Street Crimes Unit Officer
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 06/2017
  • Performed and prepared daily patrol activities such as radio response, accidents, disturbances, and general community assistance.
  • Served as a Street Crimes Unit Officer engaged in high-risk search warrants and risk assessments.
  • Conducted routine inspections on various documents to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Responded to calls for service in dangerous situations that could have resulted in the loss of life and property.
  • Implemented crime prevention programs to reduce theft, assault, illegal entry, or other kinds of violations, theft of personal property, or for violating laws concerning controlled substances.
  • Developed and followed leads, taking statements and gathering information and facts.
  • Analyzed facts to identify suspects and develop case information.
  • Conducted interviews of witnesses and parties to a crime for the purpose of accurately recording, prioritizing and determining the potential significance of the information said person possessed.
  • Conducted searches, pat downs, and frisks of persons.
  • Gathered facts and evidence for use in assigned cases and preparing investigative- detailed reports.
  • Performed accident and crime scene activities to include but not limited to investigation, reconstruction, evidence handling, crowd control, safety, first aid, and conducted crime and accident scene investigative activities including interviews, interrogations, searches, issuing citations, arrests and prisoner duties: subduing resistance, transportation, bookings, confinement, holding, and bonding.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
Boys and Girl Clubs (tutor and assisting members with homework) Student Government Color Guard (Pentagon Police Department) Criminal Justice Association Forensic Science Association Golf Team Chess Club Affiliations: Fraternal Order of Police- Active Member Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Professional Member-Active Member 6
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School Attended

  • Lindenwood University
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Job Titles Held:

  • Criminal Investigator
  • Police Officer/Criminal Investigator
  • Police Officer
  • Police Officer/Street Crimes Unit Officer


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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