Narcotics Detective resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Law enforcement professional skilled in gathering evidence and facts. Conduct interviews, surveillance, and investigation in response to criminal activities. Strong knowledge of criminal laws, procedures, and the judiciary system. Effective speaking, listening, writing, and interaction skills. Apply knowledge of criminal law to practical cases. Excellent judgment and reasoning, intellectual curiosity, and patience. Member of the Union City, NJ Police Emergency Service Unit. Partner with narcotics unit and investigative division with high-risk entry warrants.

Skill Highlights
  • Interrogation expert
  • Insurance fraud
  • Homicide investigations
  • Court testimony
  • Evidence collection and preservation
  • Federal, state and local laws knowledge
  • In-depth gang knowledge
  • Arson investigations
  • Identity theft training
  • Missing persons investigations
  • Fugitive location and apprehension
  • Complex criminal investigations
  • Project management
  • Investigative reports
  • Criminal justice system
  • Emergency response / evacuations
  • Street narcotics enforcement
  • Firearms proficiency
  • Defensive tactics
  • Community policing / relations
  • SWAT Trained
  • Undercover investigations
Bergen County Police Academy Paramus, NJ Expected in 1994 : Basic Course for Police Officer - GPA :
Department of Law and Public Safety , Expected in 1993 : Basic Course for County Corrections Officer - GPA :
State of New Jersey , Expected in 1992 : Special Law Enforcement Officer - Class #2 - GPA :
Memorial High School West New York, NJ Expected in 1989 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Professional Development / Certification
  • Narcotic Identification
  • Narcotics Training
  • Auto Identification & Investigation
  • Improvised Explosive Devices
  • Contraband Concealment
  • Cyber Crime Investigation
  • Urban Crime Tactics
  • Overview of Electronic Recordation
  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Interview and Interrogation
  • DNA Evidence Identification
  • Collection & Preservation for Law Enforcement
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • Arson Investigations
  • Electrical Fire Investigations
  • Interview & Interrogation
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Civil Disturbance Tactics
  • Jaws of Life Rescue Tools
  • Fire Rescue Vehicle Extrication Hostage Rescue
  • Basic Swat Training
  • Homicide Investigation Course,
  • Advance Homicide Investigation Conference,
  • Wiretapping Legal / Technical Issues
  • Transit Terrorist Tools
  • Tactics Performance
  • Suicide Bombing Attacks.
  • Meritorious Service Awards (3)
  • Life Saving Award
  • Letter of Recognition (2)
  • Honorable Service Award (4)
  • Exceptional Duty Award (5)
  • Combat Cross Award
  • Unit Citation Award (4)
  • Director of Public Safety Award
  • Served as lead in the Union City Police Department Narcotics Division and Detective Division, specializing in high-end criminal investigations.
  • Partnered with other jurisdictions as a member of the Hudson County Rapid Deployment Force member​, partnering and coordinating with other Hudson County jurisdictions.
  • Successfully met expectations and goals for the resolution of cases while assigned to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, Homicide Division, and investigated cases involving Homicides with a satisfaction solving rate.
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Narcotics Detective
Oakland, CA, 09/XXX3 - Current
  • Investigate and prevent illegal drug use and distribution.
  • Collaborate with outside law enforcement agencies to complete investigations and apprehend suspects.
  • Gather and analyze evidence, and educate the community on drug issues.
  • Conduct multi-jurisdictional investigations to identify and dismantle drug cartels.
  • Testify under oath in criminal court cases and administrative hearings.
  • Conduct stationary and mobile surveillance on suspects and undercover patrols.
  • Developed case plans and conducted investigative practices.
  • Served on a tactical specialty unit targeting weapons and narcotics crimes.
  • Organize and manage confidential Informant narcotics buys and participate in undercover operations to secure introductions to key suspects.
  • Acquire search and seizure warrants, plan raids, and direct seizure and processing of evidence.
  • Interview/interrogate witnesses and suspects, compile comprehensive reports, and submit case files to prosecuting attorneys to facilitate preparation of court cases and testimonies.

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General Dynamics - Homicide Detective
Gainesville, VA, 2007 - 09/XXX3
  • Conducted interviews with potential witnesses and coordinated with police officers.
  • Examined crime scenes, prepared summaries of incident, and performed investigations.
  • Monitored crime scene and gathered various clues and evidence from the crime site.
  • Worked in tandem with county, state and federal law enforcement during investigations to pool resources and share information.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets, and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Member of the Hudson County Rapid Deployment Force, coordinating with other police agencies and emergency services.
Scott County - Detective
Shakopee, MN, 06/1998 - 2007
  • Gathered evidence and conduct interviews in response to criminal activities to apprehend perpetrators.
  • Responded to emergency calls and developed techniques to sort through conflicting information.
  • Conducted interrogation of suspects, interviews of witnesses and obtained statements.
  • Wrote thorough reports documenting the results of investigations, serving 150+ developed case plans, working with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Prepared, obtained, and executed search as well as arrest warrants.
  • Assisted major felony investigations into homicides, armed robberies, aggravated assaults, rapes, domestic violence incidents, and bank robberies.
Union City Police Department - Narcotics Detective
City, STATE, 06/1997 - 07/1998
  • Researched and reviewed narcotics case files and gathered information to solve crimes.
  • Served 150+ active warrants and completed narcotics search warrant affidavits and for judge's approval.
  • Patrolled undercover to apprehend members of an organized narcotics ring.
  • Referred cases to the district attorney for prosecution and provided court testimony under oath.
Union City Police Department - Patrol Officer
City, STATE, 06/1994 - 1997
  • Conducted routine, preventative patrol in assigned areas of the city.
  • Maintained open lines of communication within the community.
  • Responded to calls for police service in cases of domestic disputes, disturbances, gang activity, and resolved complaints from members of the community.
  • Enforced the law and arrested lawbreakers accused of felonies and misdemeanors.
  • Applied decision-making skills, good judgment, and ethics in all dealings with the public.
  • Produced written documentation that accurately recorded complex investigations and actions.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as a first responder to crime scenes.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as a witness.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Conducted high-speed vehicle chases in serious and emergency situations.
  • Member of the Union City Police Emergency Service Unit, responding to barricaded suspects, motor vehicle accidents, and assisting members of the Union City Police, Detective Bureau, and Narcotics Unit.

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Hudson County Corrections - Corrections Officer
City, STATE, 1992 - 06/1994
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time.
West New York Park Police - Special Police Officer Class 2
City, STATE, 1990 - 1992
  • First responder to crime and disaster scenes, providing emergency response and assistance.
  • Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations.
  • Wrote incident and arrest reports, served active warrants, and subpoenas.
  • Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars, on bicycles, and on foot and performed crowd control.

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School Attended

  • Bergen County Police Academy
  • Department of Law and Public Safety
  • State of New Jersey
  • Memorial High School

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  • Narcotics Detective
  • Homicide Detective
  • Detective
  • Narcotics Detective
  • Patrol Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Special Police Officer Class 2


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