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

Dedicated employee offering 10+ years of progressive law enforcement experience in diverse law enforcement positions. Always goes above and beyond job requirements to make lasting impact on department and public. Exceptional integrity, leadership and problem-solving abilities. Approachable and adaptable with dedication to assistance.

Work History
Detective Sergeant, 02/2019 to Current
Sul Ross State UniversityAlpine, TX,
  • I'm responsible for investigating reported criminal offenses, alleged or suspected against Criminal Codes of the United States and/or Rules and Regulations of the Department of Veterans Affairs and or Georgia State Statues
  • Conduct impartial investigations into complaints by employees
  • Conduct thorough interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects and document all investigative findings
  • Collaborated with federal agencies, including FBI, DEA and ATF
  • Installed covert cameras and recording devices in compliance with legal statues and department policies
  • Trained new officers on agency procedures, court procedures, investigation strategies, patrol techniques, citation issuance and report writing
  • Conduct follow-up investigations on offenses reported that can't be resolved at officers level
  • I'm Carl Vinson VA Police Departments liaison and direct link between the United States Attorney and State Attorney Offices, the United States District and Magistrate Court System, along with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies
  • I issue, log and track all United States District Court Violation Notices. I check them for clarity, accuracy and completeness before forwarding to the Central Violations Bureau for processing
  • As an Evidence Custodian I receive, record and store submitted property and evidence. I safe guard the integrity of chain of custody. I ensure that VA Form 3524, 3524(a) and evidence ledger is complete and accurate. Conduct annual and semi-annual inventory of all property and evidence. Ensure that VA Form 2237 is completed on items for destruction
  • Supervisory Report Exec access to check reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Filled in for absent Chief of Police on occasions to maintain continuous leadership and supervised department of 20+ employees to meet department needs
  • Filled in for absent Physical Security Captain on occasions to maintain continuous leadership which I supervised 7 dispatchers to meet department needs
Police Officer, 09/2016 to 02/2019
Waukesha CountyWaukesha, WI,
  • Responsible for the protection of the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) operated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Primary duties are to serve as a protective uniformed police force to deter and prevent crime, maintain order, defuse a variety of threats and investigate crimes which may have occurred within the jurisdiction of the VA or its federal assets whether owned or leased
  • Enforce traffic and motor vehicle laws by issuing courtesy violation notices and citations within the jurisdiction of the VA
  • Conduct preliminary investigations to gather/preserve evidence
  • Observes/stops/questions suspicious persons to determine the nature of their business and provide direction/control
  • Watches for and responds to signs of pre-suicidal behavior
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments
Deputy Sheriff, 03/2007 to 09/2016
Laurens County Sheriff OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues
  • Served court documents and completed civil process duties for 500+ cases over a 4 year time frame
  • Observed jail and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of 100+ inmates
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area
  • Evaluated complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection
  • Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1998
Miami Jackson Senior High School - Miami, FL
  • Evaluating crime scenes
  • Report writing
  • Customer service
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Problem resolution
  • Team leadership skills
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Dispatch
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Criminal Law Knowledge
  • Civil Law Knowledge
  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Crisis intervention and deescalation
  • Criminal investigation
  • Communications
Accomplishments and Awards
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 'M' Device
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Army Lapel Button
  • Laurens County Sheriff's Office Jail Officer Of The Year
  • Multiple recipient (6x) of the Department of Veterans Affairs Certificate of Commitment in recognition of exhibiting the Core Value of Commitment (ICARE)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Certificate of Excellence in recognition of exhibiting the Core Value of Excellence (ICARE)
Additional Information
  • Completed the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Higher Opportunity for Promotion (HOP) Program. Program curriculum focused on communication techniques, project management skills and time management.
  • Completed the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior (PMDB) Train the Trainer Course. Received certification to teach PMDB part 2 & 3.
  • Carl Vinson VA Medical Center certified PMDB instructor. I teach a curriculum to VA employees with an objective that they will be able to recognize each level of stress, demonstrate customer service skills, demonstrate verbal/non-verbal interventions and recognize, prevent, and report sexual assault at the end of the course.

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School Attended
  • Miami Jackson Senior High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Detective Sergeant
  • Police Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • High School Diploma