Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Profile

Dynamic results driven leader. Multi-lingual legal professional with high risk law enforcement, criminal justice and investigation experience across numerous government agencies. Extensive education, skills and training.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Law, Team Leadership, Operations & Training
  • Multi Case Management & Project Planning
  • Asset Seizure & Undercover Operations
  • Confidential Informants & Interrogations
  • Surveillance, Warrants & Subpoenas
  • Critical Incident & Emergency Response
  • Evidence, Testimony, Witnesses & Negotiation
  • Russian, Spanish & International Liaison
  • National Security & Terrorism
  • Asset Protection & Communications
  • Intelligence & Investigation
  • Narcotics, Arms, Smuggling & Gangs
  • Weapons & Defensive Tactics
  • Prosecution, Grand Jury & Reporting
Career Accomplishments
  • Brought over 350 high target felons to justice, dismantling criminal networks.
  • Completed over 150 cases: many high level multi-defendant/multi-indictment & Title 3 Wiretap (10).
  • Experienced in National Security, Kidnapping/Extortion, Human Trafficking, Human & Narcotics Smuggling, Smuggling Tunnels, Homicide, RICO, Extradition, OCDETF, Gang Injunction and Capital Cases.
  • Saved lives and took over $25 million in drugs off the street.
  • Seized over $10 million in assets from criminals and their networks.
  • Obtained significant convictions and gained additional intelligence against criminal leaders.
  • Gathered actionable intelligence through advanced investigative techniques.
  • Developed intelligence processes, multi-agency relationships and information sources for San Diego Sector & Task Force use.
  • Key Russian speaking Undercover Agent in major HSI Operation: International Prostitution Syndicate run by Russian organized crime. 1 of 10 recognized (200 participants) for "above & beyond".
  • Cultivated and handled multiple Confidential Informants who provide critical actionable information.
  • Planned, obtained multi-agency resources and lead execution of sophisticated target operations (over 50).
  • Instructor & Role Player in multi-agency Terrorist Attack Simulation (over 200 participants).
  • Instructor: Special Operations, Task Force Operations and Ground Defense Tactics.
Professional Experience
10/2010 to 06/2013 Federal Agent Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) Homeland Security, US Border Patrol | City, STATE,
  • Senior Agent BEST: Responsible for targeting high level criminal organizations and combating surge in border violence. BEST is comprised of top performing HSI, USBP, DEA, ATF and OFO agents selected nationally.
  • Case Agent/Co-Case Agent for 5 proactive high level conspiracy federal investigations: Extortion/Kidnapping, Narcotics Smuggling (2), Human Smuggling /Trafficking and Arms Trafficking.
  • Handler of multiple Confidential Informants active in 4 other proactive high level federal investigations.
  • Leader in aggressive efforts to seize financial/personal assets identified during criminal case investigations.
  • Critical Team Leader: Task Force Field Training Officer, Wire Room Supervisor, Terrorist Liaison Officer & Government of Mexico Liaison for ongoing extortion/kidnapping investigation.
  • Takes lead: presentations to command/foreign/government officials, wiretap interceptions, extended surveillance, buy busts, undercover operations, international/domestic controlled deliveries, cold convoys and management of confidential informants and sources of information.
  • Performed successful joint operations with FBI - MI, CA & AZ.
  • Interrogated foreign subjects listed on Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment (TIDE) Alerts with FBI.
  • Key undercover agent for multi-agency operation during 2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
  • Instructed Bosnian Special Agents in high level investigation techniques and tactics.
  • Worked with Secret Service to solve Russian Organized Crime - Sex Trafficking Case.
  • Worked multiple Special Cases with Government of Mexico: PGR Attorney General's Office, SIEDO Elite Organized Crime Unit, PGJE State Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Federal Police and Mexican Army.
08/2009 to 09/2010 Federal Agent USBP Targeted Enforcement Unit (TEU ) Homeland Security, US Border Patrol | City, STATE,
  • Gained reputation for outstanding results in criminal law enforcement across agencies.
  • Created and implemented TEU intelligence methods to Disrupt, Dismantle & Destroy top targeted threats.
  • Designed program and format to train agents in custodial interviews and surveillance.
  • Developed tracking system used by San Diego Sector for Narcotics/Human Smuggling Cases.
  • Assisted US Marshal's High-Risk Fugitive Task Force to apprehend high value targets (over 10).
  • Provided translation for Russian Border Generals about US Border Patrol Operations.
03/2009 to 07/2009 Federal Agent US Border Patrol Journeyman Field Training Officer Homeland Security, US Border Patrol | City, STATE,
  • Trained USBP new agents in special operations and on-the-job requirements as career conditional agent.
  • Conducted 4 - 12 week classes with 14 total graduates.
07/2007 to 02/2009 Federal Agent US Border Patrol Trainee Homeland Security, US Border Patrol | City, STATE,
  • Excelled as USBP trainee. Demonstrated proficiency in USBP Line Agent duties. Showed exceptional abilities in high level law enforcement techniques.
  • Graduated in Top 5 of Class (32 of 50 graduated) from USBP Academy 19 1/2 Weeks Intensive Training.
  • Excelled on 7 and 10 month oral and written boards.
  • Rank #1 Trainee (3 of 7 graduated) Brown Field Station - 12 Week Special Operations Training.
  • Completed 3 rotating shifts (12 weeks each) Line Agent on-the-job training with highest reviews.
  • Demonstrated high level proficiency as Line Agent by aggressive apprehension and processing of illegal aliens, narcotics/firearms smugglers & human traffickers. Conducted interrogations (English, Spanish & Russian) yielding intelligence on criminal activities, high target felons & smuggling tunnels.
Expected in 2005 J.D. | Law Texas Tech Law School, Lubbock, Texas GPA:

Jurist Prudence Award. Focus - criminal, contracts & Int'l. Article Law Review - interpreting HIPPA Laws.

Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Arts | Political Science/Russian Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana GPA:

Double Major. Graduated with Honors and on Dean's List. Assistant Instructor Russian Conversation.


US Border Patrol - National Agent of the Quarter- 3rd quarter 2012.

Letter of Excellence: Undercover Agent Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2011.

Outstanding Performance Awards USBP: 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012.

Outstanding Service Recognition: Office of Field Operations Criminal Enforcement Unit.

USBP Annual Cash/Time- Off Awards for Excellence in Service: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012.


Active Secret Security Clearance. Eligible for Top Secret Clearance.

Terrorism Liaison Officer, San Diego Regional Terrorism Threat Assessment Center.

California Commercial Interdiction Officer.

Academy Instructor for the Smuggling Interdiction Group San Diego.

Gang Prosecutions.

Ground Defense, Guest Instructor.

Fly Armed, 1st Responder & CPR.

Field Training Officer.

Additional Information

Other Professional Experience: post college & prior to USBP (6/01-7/07)

Teacher Austin, TX Independent Schools

Dedicated full time substitute teacher in intercity school with problem high school students, gangs/minority and other security/criminal issues. Teaching, Security and Administration.

Law Clerk / Administrative Assistant 3

Reviewed and recommended regarding legal liability and youth legal / correctional issues to Executive of Texas Youth Commission, Austin, TX. Presented to Executive Board and Texas Legislature.

Law Clerk

Legal research/verification chapter 7, 11 & 13 Bankruptcies. General legal work. O'Bryan Law, Louisville, KY.

Human Resources Specialist II

Texas Youth Commission (TYC), Austin, Texas: Executive Special Projects. Managed Grievances for statewide correctional facilities and halfway houses (over 250 statewide). Established Job Classification System for TYC. Presented to Executive Board and Texas Legislature.

Foreign Languages

Russian: fluent spoken and written, lived in Russia close to 2 years. Spanish: working spoken and written. Excellent Ability to learn a new foreign language (per testing).


Advanced Ground Defense and Defensive Tactics: Law Enforcement/ Military Instructor. Martial Arts: Black Belt, Instructor & Guest Member of Russian Federation Mixed Martial Arts Team.

Advanced Weapons & Devices

Quarterly Qualifications on 14 weapons and devices. Qualified in Night Shooting & Concealed Firearms. Extensively Trained in Shooting Scenarios with HSI Agents. Weapons: Heckler & Koch P2000 pistol, in .40 S&W, with the LEM (Law Enforcement Mechanism) double action trigger system; Heckler & Koch SK Compact pistol in .40 S&W; HK UMP in .40 S&W;M4A1 carbine in 5.56 NATO; M16 Rifle-Military Version of the AR-15; Remington 870 12 gage shotgun with 14" barrel, specially modified by Scattergun Technologies; Heckler & Koch MP5.

Devices: Taser X26 Electronic Controlled Device (ECD)-Law Enforcement; Pepper-ball Launching System (PLS); FN303-Semi automatic less than lethal riot gun; 26” Collapsible Steel Baton; Oleoresin Capsicum hand-held spray; Sting-ball Chemical Munitions Grenades; CS Gas.


Elevated Security / Classified. Working knowledge of over 50 government agency / law enforcement / proprietary databases and software.

Intelligence Training

Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT), Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Signals Intelligence (Signals Intelligence), Technical Intelligence (TECHINT), Cyber Space Intelligence (CYBINT), Financial Intelligence (FININT).

Legal Experience Details

Presentation to Indictment Review Panel: 9th Circuit Southern District of California.

Testifying. Motion to Suppress Hearings. Grand Jury. Search/Seizure/Arrest Warrants: Sealed/Unsealed by Complaint or Indictment.

Subpoenas: Administrative/Judicial/Grand Jury. Discovery. Proffers. Sentencing. Sworn depositions. Translations. Prosecutorial Memorandums.

Autopsies with Medical Examiner's Office. Cooperating Defendants. Deferred Prosecution Participants. Intensive Supervision Adherence Program (ISAP) Participants. Probation /Parole/Supervised Release Participants. Jail house “snitches”.

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School Attended

  • Texas Tech Law School
  • Indiana University

Job Titles Held:

  • Federal Agent Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST)
  • Federal Agent USBP Targeted Enforcement Unit (TEU )
  • Federal Agent US Border Patrol Journeyman Field Training Officer
  • Federal Agent US Border Patrol Trainee


  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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