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Jessica Claire
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Driven to build cohesive teams, close challenging cases and prevent further criminal activity by overseeing detective work. Experienced with diverse firearms, defensive tactics and strategies for peaceful conflict resolution.

  • Report Preparation
  • Firearms Knowledge
  • Researching Skills
  • Judicial Procedures Knowledge
  • Locating Individuals
  • Undercover Experience
  • Controlled Tactical Operations
  • Conducting Computer Checks
  • Interrogation Skills
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Maintaining Compliance
  • Records Handling
  • Identity Theft Training
Deputy Sheriff, 08/2022 - Current
Buncombe County Asheville, NC,
  • Saved time through effective emergency issue resolution.
  • Patrolled designated to identify criminal activities, issue citations, prevent incidents and serve warrants.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Rendered assistance to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries or medical crises.
  • Exceeded specific team goals and resolved issues by partnering with colleagues to share and implement service initiatives.
  • Testified in court at criminal hearings and trials as to scenes observed, evidence collected and previous incidents.
  • Investigated illegal or suspicious activities, performing direct follow-up or reporting findings to appropriate senior personnel.
  • Patrolled designated area to assist persons in trouble and render other public safety services.
  • Served warrants, subpoenas and summonses, encouraging adherence to legal proceedings.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
Detective, 09/2020 - 08/2022
City Of Tuscaloosa, Al Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Interviewed suspects, informants, and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
  • Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
  • Read and evaluated case reports from each detective to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in community.
  • Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
  • Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
  • Photographed narcotic purchase transactions to compile evidence and protect undercover investigators.
Equipment Operator, -
Carejourney Arlington, VA,
  • Checked equipment for defects before and after shift and submitted report indicating equipment condition.
  • Used equipment to complete jobs quickly and correctly.
  • Kept equipment fueled and ready for immediate use to support scheduling demands.
  • Learned about new equipment and related attachments while maintaining knowledge of items used daily to meet job requirements.
  • Inspected and repaired equipment to maintain durability and optimal performance.
  • Performed grading of site land and smoothed surfaces as part of projects or finish work.
  • Observed company safety protocols for trench safety and perimeter establishment to reduce job site accidents.
  • Maintained machinery by repairing and replacing broken and malfunctioning components.
  • Removed tools and machinery from job site to secure at end of shift.
  • Operated machinery on job sites to reduce accidents or injury.
  • Promoted company's strict safety protocols for operation of machinery to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Transported materials around construction sites to work locations.
  • Created holes and trenches for underground stormwater sewer infrastructure.
Sales Associate, -
Company Name City, State,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments, and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Built and maintained relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success.
  • Reviewed files, recordings and other documents to obtain information to respond to requests.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide store, products, and services information.
  • Met merchandise processing standards and maintained organized and accessible work area.
  • Assisted teammates with sales-processing tasks to meet daily sales goals.
  • Worked with fellow sales team members to achieve group targets.
  • Built trusting relationships with customers by making personal connections.
  • Obtained signatures for financial documents and internal and external invoices.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Maintained current store, product, and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Improved overall customer purchasing experiences to promote steady revenue.
  • Retained clients and obtained referrals by promptly resolving customer complaints, providing value and promoting quality.
  • Demonstrated products in effort to show potential buyers benefits and advantages and encourage purchases.
  • Exceeded sales goals and improved profitability by aligning sales strategies and business plans with market trends.
  • Prepared and updated client records.
  • Completed performance updates and quarterly business reviews and presented findings.
  • Showcased features of diverse products, provided information and redirected objections.
  • Conducted site visits to assess needs, demonstrate products and recommend strategic solutions for customer requirements.
  • Consulted with long-term, new and prospective customers to understand needs and propose ideal solutions.
Combat Engineer, 03/2008 - 03/2012
Company Name , ,
  • Used visual methods and mine detectors to identify and locate mines, effectively detonating enemy threats.
  • Installed and recovered anti-handing devices on anti-tank mines and electrical and non-electrical demolition charges.
  • Successfully guided and supervised mine-clearing line charge loading team with no injuries or accidents.
  • Conducted training to improve troops' abilities.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Ciminal Justice, Expected in 04/2021
Black River Technical College - Pocahontas, AR
Status -
  • Deans list Member
Certificate: Commercial Driving, Expected in 10/2014
Arkansas State University - Newport - Newport, AR
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2009
Jessicaesboro High School - Jessicaesboro, AR,
Status -

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School Attended

  • Black River Technical College
  • Arkansas State University - Newport
  • Jessicaesboro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Detective
  • Equipment Operator
  • Sales Associate
  • Combat Engineer


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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