detective resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Controlled tactical operations
  • Interviewing skills
  • Debriefing informants
  • Event surveillance
  • Undercover experience
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Report preparation
  • Maintaining compliance
  • Criminal investigation coordination
  • Michigan law understanding
  • Crime solving
  • Firearms knowledge
  • Interrogating suspects
  • Analyzing details
  • Witness interviewing
  • Interrogation skills
  • Community relations
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Evidence collection
  • Serving search warrants
  • Conducting investigations
  • Judicial procedures knowledge
  • Case reviews
  • Conducting computer checks
  • Testifying skills
  • Locating individuals
  • Judicial procedures
  • Preventing crimes
  • Innovative
  • Researching skills
04/2000 to Current
Detective Department Of Veterans Affairs Iron Mountain, MI,
  • Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
  • Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
  • Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • 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.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
  • Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in community.
  • Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
04/2013 to 08/2014
Administrative Clerk Lincare Grand Junction, CO,
  • Answered phone to take messages or redirect calls to colleagues.
  • Maintained records and personnel files to drive administration and office support.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service through direct communication with clients and team members.
  • Processed incoming mail and packages and placed envelopes in bins for employees.
  • Greeted and signed in visitors to facilitate front office operations.
  • Monitored logs and work records to track and manage reports, inventory and supplies.
  • Wrote email messages, memos and business letters for management and proofread documentation to provide error-free correspondence.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters and other forms of communication.
  • Leveraged office tools and equipment to copy and distribute forms, reports and correspondence.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for managers or supervisors.
  • Collaborated with management staff in meetings, took meticulous notes and distributed minutes to attendees.
  • Answered telephones, directed calls and took messages.
  • Maintained and updated filing, inventory and database systems, manually or using computer.
  • Operated photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines and personal computers.
  • Reviewed files, records and other documents to obtain information or respond to requests.
  • Copied, sorted and filed records of office activities and business transactions.
  • Delivered messages and ran errands.
  • Communicated with customers, employees and vendors to answer questions and address complaints.
  • Typed, formatted and edited correspondence and other documents.
  • Computed, recorded and proofread data or reports.
  • Collected and entered payment data into system, maintaining complete confidentiality and accuracy.
  • Opened, sorted and routed incoming mail and prepared outgoing mail.
  • Inventoried and ordered materials, supplies and services.
  • Completed work schedules, managed calendars and arranged appointments.
  • Developed organizational filing systems for confidential customer records and reports.
  • Monitored office supply stock levels and placed timely orders for replenishment.
  • Sorted and distributed incoming mail, dispersing to appropriate departments and personnel.
  • Completed and mailed contracts, invoices or checks.
  • Trained staff members to perform work activities and use computer applications.
  • Collected, counted and disbursed money to complete basic bookkeeping and banking transactions.
  • Troubleshot office equipment, computer hardware and software issues.
  • Scheduled meetings and coordinated materials to be distributed to attendees.
  • Coordinated office activities to streamline operations and promote compliance with organizational policies.
  • Identified issues and utilized emotional intelligence and diplomatic communication to defuse.
  • Prepared meeting agendas, attended meetings and recorded and transcribed minutes.
  • Monitored and directed work of lower-level clerks.
  • Processed and prepared business or government forms and expense reports.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements for office personnel.
01/2010 to 01/2013
Crime Analyst City Of Edinburg Edinburg, TX,
  • Developed links between criminals and crime groups involved in diverse and sustained criminal conduct.
  • Compiled, assembled and organized data to identify trends in criminal activities across [Location].
  • Shared confidential investigative and intelligence information with different law enforcement agencies to achieve criminal justice goals.
  • Completed exhaustive research into [Type] activities using traditional and novel sources of information to detect crimes.
  • Helped law enforcement agencies with different jurisdictions transcend boundaries with evidence-based reports.
  • Established wide network of routine contacts with relevant agencies to promote timely and consistent exchange of law enforcement information.
  • Identified potential and existing threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Collected, reviewed and processed intelligence information for senior personnel.
  • Gathered and disseminated raw intelligence for real-time analysis and decision-making.
  • Prepared briefs and intelligence presentations and disseminated to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Determined key trends using gathered intelligence.
  • Assessed intelligence data to predict future criminal or terrorist activity.
  • Developed and distributed intelligence products focused on field operations.
  • Reviewed video surveillance footage to identify individuals and support investigations.
  • Determined connections between criminal activities by linking suspects.
  • Trained surveillance observers to operate equipment and monitor activity.
  • Investigated criminal assets to identify money flows to and from targeted groups.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2023 to to
MBA: Business Administration And Management
Cleary University - Ann Arbor, MI
Expected in 08/2022 to to
BBA: Business Administration And Management
Cleary University - Ann Arbor, MI
  • Summa cum laude graduat
  • Summa cum laude graduate

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  • Cleary University

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