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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced Investigator with an accomplished law enforcement career focused on investigating several types of criminal cases. Industrious and diligent with exceptional integrity and above average clearance rates. Accurately collect statements and evidence by following both traditional and contemporary investigatory strategies. Senior-level Investigator with experience managing case analysis in law enforcement settings. Adept at partnering with colleagues and other agencies to gather investigative data. Known for excellence in Child Abuse, Homicide and other major cases.

Accomplishments

Have successfully prosecuted numerous cases, resulting in hundreds of years in convictions for child abuse, murder, armed robbery, and domestic cases.


Received awards and accomplishments for cases worked.


Over 1000 hours of training, including investigative classes, supervision classes, SWAT training and interview classes (see attached training records from P.O.S.T.).





Work History
01/2011 to Current
Investigator The Arc Of Chemung Buffalo, NY,
  • Collected, analyzed and interpreted information, documentation and physical evidence associated with investigations.
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed reports.
  • Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants and surveillance activities.
  • Kept current on all agency and state policies, rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Prepared case reports from allegations, interview transcripts of interviews and physical evidence.
  • Seized evidence for investigations and interviewed involved parties.
  • Conducted thorough face-to-face interviews with employers, families, neighbors, friends and suspects and documented investigative findings.
  • Interviewed and interrogated suspects.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies on investigations.
  • Testified in court during court proceedings and trials, including trials for Armed Robbery, Child Molestation, Murder, Aggravated Assault.
  • Investigated homicide, sexual assault, and domestic violence cases and allegations.
  • Completed legal and safe searches of vehicles, property and containers.
  • Secured evidentiary information to reinforce findings and original claims.
  • Conducted arrests and documented relevant actions pursuant to investigation.
  • Directed criminal investigations of crimes such as sexual assault, robbery, theft and homicide.
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Identified witnesses and collected statements to gather information and pursue remedies for violations of legal standards.
  • Collected crime scene evidence, examined bodies and investigated secondary locations to build detailed cases based on sound evidence handling practices.
  • Gathered facts from interviews of suspects, witnesses and complainants.
  • Pursued leads, complaints and referrals to determine occurrence of criminal activities.
  • Obtained admissions of crimes using forensic interviewing techniques.
01/2007 to 01/2010
Narcotics Investigator City Of Augusta Ga Augusta, GA,
  • Testified in court about drug activity and related crimes such as murder and robbery.
  • Responded to traffic stops to assess drugs found and coordinate strategic responses focused on securing information on higher-level individuals involved drug trade.
  • Secured numerous informants providing information about drug activities in urban, rural and suburban areas.
  • Interviewed witnesses and interrogated suspects to obtain additional information about criminal activities.
  • Acquired and executed warrants to capture persons of interest and case evidence.
  • Trained patrol officers in methods for spotting drug transport vehicles and low-level operatives.
  • Operated undercover to gain intelligence on drug movements and related players.
  • Coordinated responses with local drug task forces and state and federal agents to take down large numbers of individuals at once.
  • Documented findings and prepared detailed reports.
  • Collaborated with federal agencies on investigations.
  • Prepared case reports from allegations, interview transcripts of interviews and physical evidence.
  • Kept current on all agency and state policies, rules, regulations and statutes.
  • Seized evidence for investigations and interviewed involved parties.
  • Interviewed and interrogated suspects.
  • Drafted and executed subpoenas, search warrants and surveillance activities.
  • Testified in court during court proceedings and trials for drug cases and investigations.
  • Completed legal and safe searches of vehicles, property and containers.
  • Planned high-risk raids on homes and businesses identified as being involved in criminal enterprises.
  • Conducted street buys to identify and capture local dealers.
  • Trained as SWAT member to perform high risk search warrants.
01/2006 to 12/2006
Road Patrol Deputy Columbia County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle to identify security and safety issues.
  • Provided for public safety by maintaining order, protecting people and property and promoting good community relations.
  • Responded promptly to calls for protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances and general public service calls.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Participated in continuous firearms proficiency, defensive driving and arrest technique training.
  • Handled citation and traffic violation paperwork.
  • Identified, pursued and arrested suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Interviewed criminal targets and witnesses to uncover facts for verification and authentication.
  • Performed rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters by directing traffic and administering emergency medical aid.
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Rendered aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Reduced criminal investigation lead time while initiating protocols for criminal violations.
02/2003 to 01/2006
Jailer Columbia County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent dangerous and inappropriate activities, supervising over numerous inmates simultaneously.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Utilized weapons, handcuffs and physical force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners.
  • Maintained jail security by performing frequent security checks within cell block and inspecting each cell for contraband.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing mail to detect contraband.
  • Documented prisoner identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Restrained juvenile inmates when disturbances required physical intervention.
  • Part of the SERT, trained to respond to combative inmates, riots and other emergency incidents in the jail.
Skills
  • Evidence Collection and Preservation
  • Missing Persons Investigations
  • Fact-Finding and Investigations
  • Undercover Investigations
  • Criminal Investigation Coordination
  • Subject Interviewing
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Interrogation Skills
  • Trial Proceedings
  • Investigative Interviews
  • Investigative Procedures
  • Mobile Surveillance
  • Witness Interrogations and Interviews
  • Suspect Interviewing
  • Organizational Systems
  • Emergency Call Response
  • Vehicle Patrol
  • Information Documentation
  • Assigning Cases
  • Arresting Individuals
  • Legal Procedures
  • Warrant Issuing
  • Jury Testifying
Education
Expected in 06/2012 to to
Associate of Science: Criminal Justice
Georgia Military College - Milledgeville - Augusta, GA,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 to to
High School Diploma:
Evans High School - Evans, GA,
GPA:
Additional Information

Have been left as acting supervisor in numerous capacities in Investigations.

Have worked with Federal and State agencies on several cases.

Been called by other agencies as an child abuse consultant

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School Attended

  • Georgia Military College - Milledgeville
  • Evans High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Investigator
  • Narcotics Investigator
  • Road Patrol Deputy
  • Jailer

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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