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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Expected in 06/2013
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice
John Jay College of Criminal Justice - New York, NY,
  • Member of Economics Honor Society
  • Dean's List 4 Years
Professional Summary

Conscientious criminal investigations team member bringing 8 years of experience and achievements in evidence collection, suspect interviews and case documentation. Vigilant, meticulous and systematic in gathering data and following leads. Skillfully build rapport and thoroughly analyze encounters and scenes to support criminal prosecution of Shootings, Homicides, Rapes, Assaults, Robberies, and Inter-State Narcotic/Firearm Trafficking cases. Looking to take my skills, training, and experience into the private sector.

  • Supervised team members towards a common goal.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop and design case subject tracking spreadsheets.
  • Received a total of 5 Departmental Recognitions for Meritorious and Excellence in the performance of duty.
  • Received Hemmerdinger Award for Excellence in recognition for outstanding police service.
  • Participated in numerous long-term investigations resulting in the indictment and conviction of violent criminals.
  • Social Media monitoring
  • Cell Phone data analysis
  • Closed Circuit Camera and Surveillance system expert
  • Evaluating crime scenes
  • Knowledge judiciary system
  • Fingerprint Evidence
  • Collecting statements
  • Criminal law proficiency
  • Collecting evidence
  • Preserving crime scenes
  • Affidavits
  • Firearms expertise
  • Interrogation
  • DNA Swabs
  • Case Report Development
  • Community policing
  • Criminal activity prevention
  • Investigating crimes
  • Witness interviews
  • Preparing for court
  • Leading team operations
  • Chain of custody
  • Report writing
  • Courtroom testimony skills
  • Training proficiency
  • Team leadership skills
  • Shootings, Homicides, Rapes, Assaults, Robberies, and inter-state Narcotic/Firearm Trafficking proficiency
  • Federal, State, and Local inter-agency collaboration
  • Undercover Investigations
Work History
01/2014 to Current
Detective Buncombe County Woodfin, NC,
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
  • Conducted thorough investigations into diverse Criminal Organizations and Shooting, Homicide, Robbery, Narcotics Trafficking, Firearms Sales/Trafficking, Money Laundering activities to help develop strong criminal cases.
  • Conducted thorough investigations into Co-Detective criminal cases and identified deficiencies and area's requiring improvement in order to help develop strong criminal cases.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Gathered facts from interviews of suspects, witnesses and complainants.
  • Identified witnesses and collected statements to gather information and pursue remedies for violations of legal standards.
  • Collected crime scene evidence, examined bodies and investigated secondary locations to build detailed cases based on sound evidence handling practices.
  • Obtained and served search warrants related to ongoing cases.
  • Collected and used forensic evidence to solve crimes such as Shootings, Homicides, Rapes, Assaults, Robberies, and inter-state Narcotic/Firearm Trafficking.
  • Collected witness statements and identified persons of interests.
  • Generated leads through techniques such as debriefings, interrogations, interviews, social media monitoring and surveillance.
  • Used City, State and Federal search databases to locate relevant case evidence. ie; DAS Lite, Ejustice, Webcrims, Onmiform, ECMS, PETS, WISE, and RTRD.
  • Documented drug transactions to gather evidence and complete undercover investigations.
  • Followed chain of custody mandates to send individual items off for laboratory analysis and DNA testing.
  • Sent specimens to labs and ran fingerprints through databases to identify individuals of interest.
  • Oversaw criminal cases, coordinated investigations and prepared evidence and investigators for court cases.
  • Conducted multi-scope research into suspects to determine criminal activities and suspect operating environments.
  • Participated in over 50 long and short-term undercover Firearm, Conspiracy, and Illegal Narcotic investigations resulting in City, State, and Federal Indictments.
  • Obtained and verified evidence by interviewing, observing and conducting surveillance of suspects and records.
  • Trained team members on agency processes, court procedures and investigation strategies.
  • Guided, mentored and supervised subordinates to improve job performance and case clearing rates.
  • Thoroughly investigated criminal acts and conspiracies.
  • Initiated and concluded numerous- year long investigation of Blood, Folk, Crip, Latin King and Trinitario gang organizations; arrested violent, multi offender criminals, seized illegal firearms as well as other contraband and maintained community safety and well-being.
  • Wrote detailed reports outlining case findings for internal files and legal purposes.
  • Prepared reports to detail investigation findings using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft OneNote.
  • Kept meticulous and detailed records of each case to avoid causing any problems with prosecution.
  • Preserved all evidence for court hearings and checked integrity of individual pieces.
  • Investigated complaints brought by members of community by conducting interviews and compiling evidence.
  • Consulted and cooperated with legal staff and District Attornies to verify timely and efficient investigation completion.
  • Reviewed detective case reports for accuracy, integrity and completeness.
  • Identified and resolved staff and organizational issues.
  • Assigned schedules and coordinated leave time to maintain optimal coverage.
  • Managed hundreds of tips and applied information to solve complex cases.
  • Appeared in court and testified under oath in Shooting, Homicide, Rape, Assault, Robbery, Burglary, Grand Larceny and inter-state Narcotic/Firearm Trafficking. cases.
  • Established accuracy and standardization across investigation procedures.
  • Conducted personal, property and event surveillance.
  • Installed covert cameras and recording devices in compliance with legal statutes and department policies.
08/2011 to 01/2014
Restaurant Server Donatos Erlanger, KY,
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Replenished food items, paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Arranged and prepared tables for customers to offer memorable experiences to guests and foster repeat business.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Achieved monthly sales goals by using successful strategies to promote specials, desserts and alcoholic beverages.
  • Used communication and problem-solving skills to resolve customer complaints and promote long-term loyalty.
04/2010 to 10/2013
Laborer J&J Worldwide Services Keesler Air Force Base, MS,
  • Interpreted job site supervisor's orders and technical documentation to complete accurate work.
  • Learned basic carpentry, painting and plastering.
  • Measured dimensions of finished pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • Constructed and broke down temporary retaining walls and scaffolding to support project needs.
  • Performed maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities.
  • Observed site safety rules to maximize protections for team members and equipment.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools.
  • Emergency Incident Management.
  • Certified Criminal Investigator.
  • Advanced Narcotics Investigator (HIDTA: NY/NJ High Intensity Drug Trafficking Agency).
  • Dignitary Protection Certified.
  • Social Media Vetting and Analysis.
  • Surveillance Proficiency.
  • Gang Linguistics Expert.
  • Emergency Vehicle Operation.
  • Firearms Proficiency.
  • Neighborhood Policing Officer.
  • Plain Clothes Investigator.
  • Combat Trauma and First Aid Certified.
  • Active Shooter Response.
  • Disorder Control.

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