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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

     I am a dedicated and motivated police officer with over 12 years of diverse law enforcement experience with the Town of East Fishkill Police Department. I am a highly accomplished police officer with proven interpersonal, investigative and supervisory skills needed for a Police Sergeant. This position will further my opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of the police department, while having a positive and lasting impact on the people of the Town of East Fishkill.

Professional Highlights
  • Detectives Division (Over 6 years experience)
  • Dutchess County Drug Task Force - Agent
  • Nationally Certified F.B.I. Firearms Instructor 
  • Active Shooter Tactics Instructor for police and civilian response
  • Certified AR15/M16/M4 Armorer
  • Certified Glock Armorer
  • Certified Taser Instructor
  • Certified General Topics Instructor through D.C.J.S. Instructor Development Course
  • Nationally Certified Child Safety Seat Technician
  • Certified in Accident Investigation and Advanced Accident Investigation
  • Certified JFIRE Intervention Specialist
  •  D.C.J.S. Certified Crime Scene and Evidence Specialist
  • Certified in Crime Scene Photography
  • Training in Interview and Interrogation
  • Training in Aquatic Homicide and Accidental Drowning
  • Drug Interdiction and Trafficking Course
  • Certified in administration of NARCAN
  • F.E.M.A. Incident Control training
  • First Responder and A.E.D. trained
  • Radar/Lidar certified
  • D.W.I. Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety testing
  • Certified Field Intelligence Officer
Job History and Professional Experience
Detective, 09/2011 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsFlagstaff, AZ,

Provisionally assigned to the Detective Division on September 7, 2011. Officially promoted to the rank of Detective on March 22, 2012.

  • Investigate serious crimes. (homicide investigations, burglary investigations, arson investigations, robbery investigations, sex crimes, etc.)
  • Respond to crime scenes to process evidence. (latent fingerprints, DNA swabs, etc.)
  • Review and discuss department cases with the District Attorney's Office. (Including filing for Subpeonas, Search Warrants, etc.)
  • Manage Active Arrest and Bench Warrants for the Town of East Fishkill Police Department.
  • Manage Sex Offenders for the Town of East Fishkill.
  • Background investigations on potential candidates for hire. (Police/Civilian)
  • Court testimony and experience.
  • Experienced in the use of surveillance and covert surveillance equipment.
  • Educate and guide patrol through complex cases to further their knowledge of investigations.
  • Conducted multiple investigations with other police agencies.
Agent/Narcotics Detective, 05/2015 to 12/2017
Dutchess County Drug Task ForceCity, STATE,

Assigned to the Dutchess County Drug Task Force as a Narcotics Agent on May 18, 2015.

  • Investigate narcotics sales.
  • Use of surveillance and body wire equipment during controlled narcotics purchases.
  • Performing surveillance operations.
  • Interaction and maintenance of confidential informants during investigations.
  • Execution of search warrants.
  • Field testing narcotics and packaging evidence.
  • Dutchess County Superior Court and Grand Jury testimony and experience.
  • Interactions with multiple police agencies.
Training Officer/Specialized Duties, 05/2010 to Current
Town Of East Fishkill Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Firearms Instruction and Qualification.
  • Armorer for department including inspecting and servicing firearms regularly.
  • Training the police department yearly on current active shooter scenarios and tactics. Also training with multiple agencies for active shooter response.
  • Accident Investigation on cases involving fatal/serious personal injury auto accidents. Use of laser measurement devices to obtain scene measurements and evidence. Expert witness in courtroom testimony.
  • Implementing policies and procedures for the Town of East Fishkill Police Child Seat Safety Program.
  • Schedule child seat safety fittings and inspections.
  • Instruct several yearly in service trainings (Article 35 Use of Force, Hazmat, OSHA, etc.)
  • Taser Training Instructor (In service training)
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues with the Live Scan booking system.
Police Officer - Patrol Division, 11/2005 to 09/2011
Town Of East Fishkill Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

Initially hired as a Police Officer on November 30, 2005. Graduated the Dutchess County Zone 14 Law Enforcement Academy on April 6, 2006.

  • Self initiated productivity. (Vehicle and Traffic Stops, Suspicious Activity, etc.)
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Responded quickly and safely to dispatch calls (emergency and non-emergency) and took appropriate action at scenes.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations.
  • Instructed suspects on standardized field sobriety tests.
  • Prepared cases for trial and testified in court as a witness.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Assisted in conducting traffic surveys to determine problem areas.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Community affairs and public relations.
  • Proficient with the use of Mobile Data Terminal and Live Scan computer systems.
: Criminal Justice/Engineering, Expected in 2005
Dutchess Community College - Poughkeepsie, NY

Attended Dutchess Community College from 2003-2005.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 2003
John Jay High School - Hopewell Junction, NY
Career Awards
  • Top Firearms Training Award awarded by the Dutchess County Law Enforcement Academy
  • Dutchess County Heroes Award awarded by the Southern Dutchess Exchange for Teamwork within a Squad
  • Certificate of Recognition awarded by Senator Terry Gibson and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro
  • Unit Citation awarded by Chief Brian Nichols
  • Gallantry Star awarded by Chief Brian Nichols
  • Exceptional Service Award awarded by Chief Brian Nichols
  • Unit Citation awarded by Chief Kevin Keefe
  • Unit Citation awarded by Chief Thomas Pape from the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department (D.C.D.T.F.)

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  • John Jay High School
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  • Agent/Narcotics Detective
  • Training Officer/Specialized Duties
  • Police Officer - Patrol Division
  • High School Diploma

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