(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Experienced and recently retired District Attorney Senior Investigator with over 30 years of experience in the Criminology industry. Skilled and dependable candidate with a positive attitude.

  • Case analysis
  • Document filing for legal processes
  • Efficient researcher
  • Dispute arbitration
  • Legal writing
  • Discovery processes
  • Investigation and interrogation skills
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Certified Firearms/Self Defense Instructors
California State University - Fresno Fresno, CA Expected in 06/1990 Bachelor of Science : Criminology - GPA :
  • Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Certified Arrest and Control Instructor
  • Certified Glock Armorer
  • Certified Field Training Officer
  • Certified Baton Instructor
Work History
Lake County Il - District Attorney Senior Investigator
Grayslake, IL, 01/1994 - 03/2021

Performs field investigations of purported non-support cases, suspected fraudulent receipt of welfare grants, and criminal and civil investigations by gathering, assembling, preserving, and reporting facts and evidence.

Locates and interviews suspects, victims, witnesses, and other informational sources. Conducts surveillance; establishes and maintains contact with informants; gathers intelligence concerning criminal activities; and documents the information within the confines of case law.

Confers with Deputy District Attorneys and reports findings; discusses evaluations of witnesses and evidence. Assembles and prepares evidence for presentation in court including photographs, diagrams, charts, and other materials.

Testifies in court concerning evidence gathered in investigations.

Applies proper techniques of arrests, search and seizure in the apprehension of suspects, and the confiscation and proper storage of evidence.

Responsible for transporting and booking arrestees into County Jail or to court.

Conducts surveillance and completes investigations for the Grand Jury.

Communicates and confers with city, county, state, and federal law enforcement officers.

Prepares oral and written reports, correspondence, and memoranda.

Schedules and conducts court-ordered diversion classes.

May serve legal processes for the District Attorney's Office including search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas.

Knowledge of:

  • Federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to investigations;
  • Civil and criminal laws, including laws of arrest, search and seizure, judicial procedures, rules of evidence, admissibility of evidence, and witness statements;
  • Modern investigative techniques and procedures;
  • Effective interviewing and interrogation techniques;
  • Principles of identification, preservation, and presentation of evidence for use in court;
  • Laws relating to the service of subpoenas and legal processes.


  • Assemble and evaluate facts to make sound recommendations;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all organizational levels as well as with other agencies and the public;
  • Exercise sound judgment in answering questions and releasing information; analyze and project consequences of decisions and recommendations;
  • Demonstrate and maintain a high degree of initiative, maturity, integrity, loyalty, accountability, creativity, and good judgment;
  • Interview and interrogate witnesses and suspects;
  • Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
  • Prepare, review, and evaluate comprehensive investigative reports;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Handle confidential and sensitive matters discreetly and effectively;
  • Effectively multi-task to consistently meet changing and challenging deadlines.
Corecivic - Juvenile Counselor
Moss, TN, 10/1990 - 12/1994
  • Supervised youth in engaging environment to promote security and safety for all ages.
  • Supervised individuals in small group atmosphere to cultivate safety, independence and structure.
  • Engaged and interacted with youth members, teaching sustainable habits and coping mechanisms.
  • Took part in sports, games, and movie nights with children.
  • Implemented variety of fun and recreational activities for residents.
  • Monitored youth behavior and offered guidance and support for positive change.
  • Provided emergency response in crisis situations to diffuse tensions and prevent violence.
  • Monitored client census by using daily Movement Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor appointments and site visit data.
  • Recorded client information on special flow sheets, accurately indicating suicidal precautions, sleep flow and restraints.
  • Acts in a lead capacity which includes assigning, reviewing, and coordinating the work of lower-level Juvenile Correctional Officers or functions in a specialized assignment as determined by department management.
  • Performs the most complex and difficult work; ensures consistent application of departmental policies, procedures, and practices; coordinates staff response to emergency situations; monitors and ensures security, safety, and health standards within the institution.
  • Supervises the conduct of youth including work assignments, meals, bathing, dressing, recreation, sleeping and other activities.
  • Maintains direct visual supervision and safety of youth through visual checks, room and body searches, audio, and video monitoring of activities.
  • Prepares reports and correspondence; maintains files and records of youth, including data entry, transcribing, receiving, or reviewing information from a variety of court documents and interdepartmental correspondence. Transports records and files as needed.
  • May use physical force, chemical agents and/or restraints when necessary for purpose of arrest or detention.
  • May train lower level staff in work procedures and methods.
Fresno County Sheriff's Office - Correctional Officer
City, STATE, 06/1990 - 10/1990
  • Booked new inmates into facility and processed inmates for release.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Notified victims of upcoming inmate releases.
  • Identified facility openings and designated inmates to housing units.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.

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