Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary Of Relevant Experience and Skills
  • 14 + years providing direct services to those involved in the criminal justice system including court accompaniment and crisis intervention; extensive experience working with victims of human trafficking from initial contact and investigation to trial prep and proceedings.
  • Trained and experienced in understanding and recognizing sex-trafficking offenses, their related dynamics, and the motivational underpinnings of the associated offenders.
  • Professional responsibilities include victim outreach, probation and compliance administration, basic open source intelligence gathering, investigative duties, and courtroom testimony.
  • Created and oversaw the Human Trafficking Diversion Program for the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office while maintaining positive relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, NGO's and community partners.
  • Developed and maintained effective case management allowing one to track and monitor victims with active cases, analyze needs, facilitate interventions, and maintain collaborative communication with other stakeholders.
  • Worked successfully with diverse populations including but not limited to adult and juvenile victims of human trafficking, elderly and disabled victims, sexual assault victims, LGBTQIA+ community and BIPOC.
  • Provided frequent support to FBI, WSP MCTF, Homeland Security and NCIS on undercover operations including recent Net Nanny stings.
  • Highly experienced trainer and presenter for organizations including ICAC, IAHTI, Spotlight, WA State DOC as well as various community organizations.
  • Testified multiple times in front of the Washington State Legislature on behalf of the anti-trafficking community
Professional Affiliations
  • International Association of Human Trafficking Investigators (IAHTI) Advisory Board, 2020 to present, Organizer of 2021 IAHTI Conference, Representative Shared Hope International Just Conference, 2021
  • Coaxion - Representative for 2021 WSIN Conference, Representative Shared Hope International Just Conference, 2021
Work History
Investigator, 01/2022 - Current
Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office City, STATE,
  • Conduct face to face interviews with alleged victims, alleged perpetrators, and other collateral contacts.
  • Collect and evaluate relevant information to make decisions related to the investigation, services, and outcomes.
  • Document all pertinent activity for each investigation and record electronically using computer software application systems.
  • Collaborate with law enforcement, judicial entities, families, facilities, local office staff, other regional offices, and community agencies/partners regarding client needs.
  • Identify and refer at-risk and vulnerable adults to appropriate service groups.
  • Provide client advocacy, consultation, networking, family support, and crisis intervention.
  • Prepare and provide testimony at administrative hearings, court proceedings, criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings.
Human Trafficking Specialist, 10/2013 - 06/2022
Prince George Commonwealth Attorney City, STATE,
  • Serve as compliance officer for the felony human trafficking diversion court.
  • Assist in investigations and prosecutorial process of individuals related to human trafficking, drugs and gangs.
  • Initiate outreach, including but not limited to development and delivery of technical assistance and training to community and faith-based organizations, government entities, law enforcement officials and others.
  • Liaise with government and community stake holders including but not limited to Department of Child and Family Services, adult and juvenile incarceration facilities, anti trafficking NGO's and family members of HT victims.
  • Assists in planning and execution of undercover prostitution operations to recover juvenile and adult victims as well as assisting in reverse operations targeting buyers of sex. Analyze collected information to determine actual circumstances and whether probable cause is present.
  • Maintain regular communication with probation officers and corrections officers at Kitsap County Juvenile Detention facility regarding juveniles known to be or suspected to be victims of human trafficking and conduct preliminary interviews of aforementioned child.
  • Obtained and supplied information to coordinating agencies to provide best possible guidance to victims of human trafficking.
  • Planned bi-monthly meeting with the HT diversion team to discuss progress of each participant. The team consisted of myself, a judge, a prosecutor, a defense attorney, mental health provider, substance abuse provider, court compliance specialist and occasionally law enforcement and jail staff.
  • Secured housing, medical care and employment for diversion participants by collaborating with various community agencies.
  • Work with in-depth knowledge of applicable sections of both Washington State and Federal Law; keep current on changing case law.
  • Manage initial screening and assessment of possible participants in the human trafficking program and provide timely and efficient case management for each individual.
  • Provide crisis intervention and on-going services to HT program participants as well as victims of human trafficking while coordinating services and monitoring progress related to chemical dependency and mental health issues.
  • Prepare written investigation reports and updates on active cases; prepare monthly status reports and yearly reports of activities.
  • Provide regular in service training for Kitsap County law enforcement agencies, jail staff and prosecutors on current best practices surrounding victim centered approach to human trafficking investigations.
  • Co-founder of Kitsap Peninsula Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, chair of the outreach committee.
  • Attend regular training given by national and local survivor led organizations.
Victim Witness Assistance Program Coordinator, 11/2010 - 10/2013
Alaska Network On Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault City, STATE,
  • Advocate for victims and witnesses of crime by informing them of their rights, the judicial process so that their perspectives are adequately represented and their emotional needs are met. Maintain case management and documentation for all active cases.
  • Managed a VOCA grant program and procured funding for the 2013-2014 grant cycle.
  • Developed treatments and casework programs regularly for victims of crime.
  • Resolved victim compensation problems, improved operations and provided exceptional emotional support.
  • Maintained and updated Cooperative Agreements with related agencies and organizations including but not limited to the Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, Social Services, Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and the local CAC.
  • Co-creator of the Prince George Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) for child sexual abuse and Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
  • Facilitated child forensic interviews by assisting children, families, MDT members and other professionals in accepting referrals from investigators, scheduling appointments with parties, preparing caregivers for interviews, assessing the families’ needs, and providing comfort to families and children.
  • Maintained relationships with all appropriate parties in order to provide emotional support, offer and facilitate crisis intervention, coordinate interviews and meetings with the Police Department and Commonwealth's Attorney, and assist with applying to the Criminal Injury Compensation Fund.
Legal Advocacy Program Coordinator, Americorps VIS, 09/2009 - 09/2010
Marin Abused Women's Services City, STATE,
  • Participate in weekly Pro Bono Attorney case review; help decide which Family/Civil Court cases will be represented by our pro-bono attorney’s throughout the state, particularly the Native population.
  • Educate Non-Profit Legal Advocates about the role law enforcement plays in Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault cases .
  • Field crisis calls & assess the situation; refer caller to appropriate persons, departments and/or agencies.
  • Continually catalogue and re-organize the legal lending library to reflect the agency’s current needs.
  • Plan & execute the Legal Advocate/Law Enforcement Conferences & the Continuing Legal Education Trainings.
  • Researches current standards on relevant issues such as victims of Domestic Violence who are arrested.
  • Worked with the local CAC to set up practice forensic interviews and MDT meetings.
  • Organized and maintain the LAP volunteer program.
Domestic Violence Crisis Counselor Volunteer, 10/2008 - 09/2009
Company Name City, State,
  • Assessed, triaged, and provided crisis intervention and assistance to victims of crime.
  • Worked alongside police by responding to after-hours calls involving victims of violence, children in unsafe conditions, parent-child conflicts, older adults in need of protection, and issues of homelessness.
  • Domestic Violence Counselor/Educator; goal was to assert the legal rights of battered women and their children in all settings.
  • Ran the crisis hotline for up to 24 hours at a time; promoted self-empowerment through action.
  • Developed in-depth knowledge of domestic abuse laws
    Accompanied victims to court proceedings to lend support.
Master of Advance Study: Criminology, Law And Society, Expected in 06/2015
University of California, Irvine - Irvine, CA
Victim Services Certificate: Victimology Emphasis, Expected in 06/2012
California State University - Fresno - Fresno, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities, Women And Gender Emphasis, Expected in 06/2009
Dominican University of California - San Rafael, CA

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School Attended

  • University of California, Irvine
  • California State University - Fresno
  • Dominican University of California

Job Titles Held:

  • Investigator
  • Human Trafficking Specialist
  • Victim Witness Assistance Program Coordinator
  • Legal Advocacy Program Coordinator, Americorps VIS
  • Domestic Violence Crisis Counselor Volunteer


  • Master of Advance Study
  • Victim Services Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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