Gang Prevention Intervention Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Career in Law Enforcement spans twenty nine years (Six years Stockton Police Department & twenty three years with Sacramento Police Department). Twenty plus years experience as a Detective and Detective Sergeant equipped with excellent judgment and reasoning, as well as skills in determining how a multitude of seemingly random facts and incidents interrelate.


Bachelor's degree, Criminal Justice. Expertise in criminal, employee misconduct, and pre-employment investigations with an emphasis on Gangs and Sub Cultures.

Readily establish knowledge of police department operations, interview and interrogations skills, investigations techniques, and a positive XXXmunity relation rapport.


Gold Medal of Valor

Bronze Medal of Valor

Distinguished Service Award

Unit Citation

Letters of Appreciation

Gang Prevention Intervention Specialist, 03/2012 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsCapitola, CA,
  • Provide intervention assistance to at risk students and families.
  • Provide training to school staff, parents, and students in Gang Awareness.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine the appropriate course of criminal and or administrative course of action.
TRAINING, 02/1984 to Current
Notre Dame, ,

California Gang investigators Training

Interview and Interrogation

POST Criminal investigation Core Course

Narcotics Investigations

Informant Development and Maintenance

Ethics and Integrity for Supervisors

Advance Background Investigations

Criminal and Organized Crime Intelligence Training

Street Gangs and Subcultures

Death Investigations

Tactical Planning & Raid Entry

Critical Incident Management

Detective Sergeant Felony Assaults/Homicide Unit, 06/2011 to 11/2011
University Of Notre DameCity, STATE,
  • Supervise investigations including homicides, drive-by shooting and felony assaults against persons.
  • Coordinate with other divisions and/or outside agencies crime scene investigations related to felony crimes of violence.
  • Coordinate and lead the development of action plans related to XXXplex and in-depth investigations.
  • Review crime reports and develop a proactive response to prevent or minimize retaliatory crimes.
  • Oversaw and carefully processed crime scenes.
Detective Sergeant Gang Unit, 06/2008 to 05/2011
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Supervise gang related investigations including homicides, drive-by shooting and other crimes and coordinate with other divisions and/or outside agencies to create an action plan.
  • Review gang related crime reports and develop a proactive response to prevent or minimize retaliatory crimes.
  • Facilitate monthly regional gang meetings.
  • Created and deployed a second Gang Suppression Unit Developed and managed the first (two) regional gang sweep in Sacramento County (Operation S.N.A.G., Sacramento neighborhood Against Gangs).
  • Trained subordinate officers on investigative techniques and results-driven intelligence operations.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated.
Acting Lieutenant, 01/2007 to 05/2008
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Managing the daily operations and administrative duties of the Gangs and Youth Services Division.
  • Duties include budget, coordination with other divisions, and outside agencies and developing deployment plans and directing the mission of the division.
Police Sergeant Robbery/Burglary Division, 2004 to 2006
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Organized and established Neighborhood Crimes Unit-East, resulting in significant reduction of robberies and burglaries.
  • Analyze crime reports for crime series and patterns.
  • Supervise and organize detective teams.
  • Mentor, evaluate and counsel staff.
  • Assign robbery and burglary cases.
  • Lead all tactical and high-risk assignments.
  • Review and approve search/arrest warrants.
  • Collaborate with internal divisions as well as outside agencies to reduce/solve crimes.
Police Sergeant Internal Affairs Division, 10/2001 to 2004
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Conducted detailed investigations into employee misconduct.
  • Prepared and submitted reports.
  • Met with Department and City managers regarding investigative findings.
  • Prepared letters of discipline for policy and/or procedures violations.
  • Represented the Department in criminal court regarding Pitches Motions.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Networked with the public on Department policy, procedures and state law.
Police Sergeant Background Investigations Unit, 1999 to 10/2001
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Assigned and reviewed work of sixteen background investigators, three volunteers and two student trainees.
  • Submitted hiring reXXXmendations for all police department background applicants.
  • As Magnet School Academy Director (three sworn officers and over 300 high school students), worked in partnership with school administers, teachers and parents.
  • Oversaw oral interview for police officer candidates Conceptualized and implemented innovative Department job recruiting methods targeting area's diverse XXXmunity.
  • Directed writing of a successful education partnership grant (School/Police).
  • Recipient of Magnet School Academy "Best Practice and Training" Award,
  • Implemented XXXputer based program for case management of 1100 pre-employment background investigations annually.
Police Sergeant Patrol Division, 08/1997 to 1999
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Directed and evaluated work of up to ten patrol officers and CSOs.
  • Developed short and long term goals in reducing calls for service.
  • Made routine and emergency, supervisory judgment decisions.
  • Referred cases for potential prosecution to the District Attorney's office.
Police Detective, 06/1990 to 08/1997
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  • Federal Task Force Member.
  • Crack Rock Impact Project.C.R.I.P.Team
  • Conducted multi-jurisdictional investigations to identify and dismantle international drug cartels with an emphasis on Rock Cocaine and violent street gangs.
  • Conduct covert transactions of illegal narcotics.
  • Testify in Federal Court as a gang and narcotics expert.
Police Officer, 02/1984 to 06/1989
Sacramento Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

Patrol Officer

Motor Officer (Major Accident Investigation/ Reconstruction)

MILITARY, 1980 to 03/1983
NACity, ,
  • Nuclear Weapons Security.
Narcotics Detective, 11/1963 to 11/1963
Stockton Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Investigate the sales, possession and manufacture of illegal narcotics
  • Solicit and conduct the buying and selling of illegal and control substances.
  • Testify in both state and federal court as an expert in illegal narcotic investigation cases.
  • Conduct covert transactions of illegal narcotics Gang Detective Conduct covert and overt Investigations into violent crimes (up to and including homicides) involving gang members Testify as an expert in gang related cases in both state and Federal court as a gang expert.
  • Provide training and expertise related to drugs and gangs to law enforcement personnel and the XXXmunity at large.
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice Management, Expected in 2003
Union Institute and University - Sacramento,
Professional Affiliations

Facilitator, Sacramento County Office of Education (S.C.O.E.).

Facilitator, Sacramento Police Academy

Sacramento County Sheriff Academy

Sacramento Police Department Dispatcher Academy

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School Attended

  • Union Institute and University

Job Titles Held:

  • Gang Prevention Intervention Specialist
  • Detective Sergeant Felony Assaults/Homicide Unit
  • Detective Sergeant Gang Unit
  • Acting Lieutenant
  • Police Sergeant Robbery/Burglary Division
  • Police Sergeant Internal Affairs Division
  • Police Sergeant Background Investigations Unit
  • Police Sergeant Patrol Division
  • Police Detective
  • Police Officer
  • Narcotics Detective


  • Bachelor of Arts

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