narcotics detective resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Watchful Detective capable of handling high-stress situations and dealing with general public. Knowledgeable in search and seizure procedures, interrogation techniques and defensive tactics. Committed to maintaining order and public safety and efficiently responding to emergencies to protect people and property.

  • Evidence preservation
  • Investigative reports
  • Photographic evidence collection
  • Locating individuals
  • Criminal investigation coordination
  • Serving search warrants
  • Undercover experience
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Court proceedings
  • Crime investigation discovery
  • Civil and criminal laws
  • Weapons training
  • Natural leader
  • Investigative procedures
Narcotics Detective, 07/2019 to Current
County Of Yolo, CaliforniaWinters, CA,
  • Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.
  • Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
  • Performed undercover work in person or through remote communications such as telephone calls.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in the community.
  • Liaised with district attorney's office and other federal law enforcement agencies to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
  • Installed covert cameras to review media and gather surveillance evidence in numerous cases.
Deputy Sheriff Corporal, 12/2018 to 07/2019
Davidson County Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,

Assigned to Criminal Investigations Division between December 2018 and February 2019. February 2019 started duties as first member of the Traffic and Criminal Enforcement Unit.

  • Gathered and recorded data including evidence and witness statements for over numerous cases.
  • Prepared detailed documentation of felony-level property and violent crimes investigations.
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor 585-square-mile area for dangers and hazards safely.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Drafted over numerous incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
Crime Scene Investigator, 08/2016 to 12/2018
Davidson County Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Analyzed gunshot bullet paths and gunshot residues to determine how shootings transpired.
  • Tested surfaces to identify and collect fingerprints and other trace evidence using casting and dusting kits.
  • Handled pieces of evidence in processing labs to examine, identify and accurately classify items.
  • Worked with law enforcement to secure crime scenes and prevent evidence contamination.
  • Used scientific equipment to collect and analyze evidence to support investigations.
  • Monitored evidence inventories and double-checked accuracy and security of handling procedures to support effective investigations and eventual prosecution.
  • Briefed employees on how to process specific types of evidence, protect chain of custody and support case requirements.
Deputy Sheriff - Canine Handler, 08/2005 to 08/2016
Davidson Cunty Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Assisted in conducting traffic surveys to determine problem areas.
  • Successfully processed hundreds of tips while receiving information and initiating investigations for speedy resolutions.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly citizens.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Corrected problem behaviors through understanding of Pack Dynamics, Canine Psychology and Positive Reward Based Training.
  • Accustomed each animal to feel of equipment by introducing devices and steadily increasing use.
  • Protected animal health and wellbeing by keeping all areas clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Monitored and documented animal health, diet and behaviors to identify and address trends.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2020
Eastern Gateway Community College - Steubenville, OH
Basic Law Enforcement Training: Basic Law Enforcement Training, Expected in 06/2005
Davidson County Community College - Thomasville, NC
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
West Davidson High School - Lexington, NC

Field Training Officer
First Line Supervision for Law Enforcement
Division of Criminal Information – Modules 1, 2 & 3
Basic Special Weapons and Tactics
General Instructor
Specialized Hazardous Material and Explosives Device Instructor
Basic Clandestine Drug Laboratory Investigator
Dual Purpose Patrol Canine Handler
Explosives Detection Canine Handler


Eagle Scout

Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate

Executive Board Member for Pilot Fire Department

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School Attended

  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Davidson County Community College
  • West Davidson High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Narcotics Detective
  • Deputy Sheriff Corporal
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Deputy Sheriff - Canine Handler


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training
  • High School Diploma

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