investigator resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Versatile Law Enforcement officer with a successful history working with federal agencies, state agencies, and other local law enforcement agencies. I would like to further utilize my leadership and problem solving experience gained through 8 years of law enforcement experience, training, and college education.

  • Skilled in interviews and interrogations
  • Deadline and results oriented
  • Complex problems solving/resolution
  • Evidence Processing
  • Ethical and honest
  • Detailed report writing
  • Calm in crisis situations
  • Excellent written communication
  • Investigative Case File preparation
  • Covert Surveillance
Georgia Regents University Augusta, GA, Expected in 05/2015 Master of Public Administration : Criminal Justice Management - GPA :
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi, International Honor Society
Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA, Expected in 2012 Certificate : Basic Law Enforcement - GPA :
  • Awarded Top Academic
  • Squad Leader
  • Dean's List
Augusta State University Augusta, GA, Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Arts : History - GPA :
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors Program
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa, International Honor Society
  • Member of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honors Society
  • Elected to Vice President of Phi Alpha Theta Chapter at Augusta State University
  • Delegate for National Model United Nations, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Committee
  • Elected to Editor-in-Chief for Veritas Vincit, Honors Program Student Association Newsletter
Augusta State University Augusta, GA, Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science - GPA :
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors Program
  • Member of Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honors Society
Augusta Technical College Augusta, GA, Expected in 2007 Associate of Applied Science : Industrial Technology - GPA :
  • Member of National Technical Honor Society
  • Elected to Representative for Student Leadership Council in 2007
Work History
State Of New York - Investigator
Stormville, NY, 10/2015 - Current
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed case files.
  • Completed legal and safe searches of vehicles, property, and persons.
  • Collected, seized, documented, and analyzed information and evidence while performing investigations to resolve cases.
  • Kept current on all agency and state policies, rules, regulations, and statutes.
  • Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants, arrest warrants, and surveillance activities.
  • Accurately investigated cases while preparing and aiding prosecution.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies, including FBI, DEA, ATF, U.S. Marshals, and USPS Inspector General.
  • Conducted arrests and documented all relevant actions pursuant to investigation.
  • Pursued leads and complaints to determine occurrence of criminal activities.
  • Conducted thorough face-to-face interviews with employers, families, neighbors, friends, and suspects and documented all investigative findings.
  • Researched criminal cases and led investigations to determine appropriate course of action.
  • Directed criminal investigations of crimes such as sex crimes, robbery, theft, homicide, arson, burglary, aggravated assault, financial crimes, and narcotics.
  • Investigated 100+ violent crimes each year, including homicide, sexual assault, robbery, child abuse, and domestic violence.
  • Organized and executed 24+ undercover surveillance operations using electronic recording equipment.
  • Delivered calm, professional courtroom testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines, and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Built, repaired, maintained, and installed covert surveillance equipment.
  • Setup and assisted with pen registers and tap & trace orders.
Efi Global - Public Safety Bomb Technician
Falls Church, VA, 05/2018 - Current
  • Responded to suspicious items and situations in 17 counties.
  • Identified, sampled, and disposed of homemade explosives.
  • Interpreted X-rays to determine appropriate course of action.
  • Extensive training in hazardous devices and materials.
  • Built, repaired, and maintained tools, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Rendered I.E.D.s safe through exploitation and disposal.
  • Researched, identified, and disposed of military ordnance.
  • Prepared, maintained, and operated advanced robotics.
  • Explosively disposed of hazardous materials.
University Of Utah - Fire Investigator
Layton, UT, 10/2017 - Current
  • Provided expert testimony in court proceedings regarding findings of investigations.
  • Determined origin and cause of fires.
  • Collected and recorded samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Prepared investigation reports and detailed case files.
  • Obtained victim, witness, and suspect statements.
  • Qualified as an Expert Witness.
  • Superb working relationship with Augusta Fire Department Investigators, State Fire Marshals, and ATF Fire Investigators.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff, Road Patrol
City, STATE, 03/2013 - 10/2015
  • Pro-actively patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify and address criminal and public safety concerns and issues.
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and victim/witness statements.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, and reports to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Reduced criminal investigation lead time while initiating protocols for criminal violations.
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
Georgia Regents University - Graduate Assistant
City, STATE, 2012 - 2013
  • Completed administrative and research duties per professor request.
  • Assisted faculty members with data collection for academic publications.
  • Supported department members with administrative, research and academic assistance.
  • Analyzed and organized information and presented findings to professors.
  • Liaised between faculty and students to answer questions and optimize faculty time.
  • Directed students in performing and completing assigned tasks.
  • Led classroom discussions.

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School Attended

  • Georgia Regents University
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Augusta State University
  • Augusta State University
  • Augusta Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Investigator
  • Public Safety Bomb Technician
  • Fire Investigator
  • Deputy Sheriff, Road Patrol
  • Graduate Assistant


  • Master of Public Administration
  • Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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