Police Detective resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Conscientious criminal investigations team member bringing 23 years of achievement in evidence collection, suspect interviews and case documentation. Vigilant, meticulous and systematic in gathering data and following leads. Skillfully build rapport and thoroughly analyze encounters and scenes to support criminal prosecution of persons crimes cases and property crimes cases with an emphasis on auto theft.

  • Investigating crimes
  • Interviewing suspects and witnesses
  • Supervising investigations
  • Criminal law proficiency
  • Knowledge of judiciary system
  • Preserving crime scenes
  • Collecting statements
  • Preparing for court
  • Affidavits
  • Case Report Development
  • Report writing
  • Chain of custody
  • Multi-agency collaboration
  • Leading team operations
  • Auto theft and property crime proficiency
Work History
Police Detective, 01/XXX3 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsColumbia, SC,
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
  • Conducted multi-scope research into suspects to determine criminal activities and suspect operating environments.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Assisted in apprehension of local individual, resulting in identified fraudulent charges worth $673,000.00.
  • Obtained and verified evidence by interviewing, observing and conducting surveillance of suspects and records.
  • Guided, mentored and supervised subordinates to improve job performance and case clearing rates.
  • Reviewed detective case reports for accuracy, integrity and completeness.
  • Oversaw criminal cases, coordinated investigations and prepared evidence and investigators for court cases.
Patrol Officer, 01/2000 to 01/XXX3
Pala Band Of Mission IndiansPala, CA,
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements.
  • Responded to and investigated up to 20 calls for service per day.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
Detention Specialist, 01/1998 to 01/2000
City Of EdinburgEdinburg, TX,
  • Took custody of prisoners from arresting officers to begin processing into detention facility.
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Conducted physical searches of prisoners and premises in search of weapons and contraband.
  • Transported prisoners throughout facility and off-site to medical appointments and court appearances.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of general population and work release inmates with average population of approx. 30 inmates per pod.
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of inmate activities and behaviors.
  • Created and maintained arrest files on all inmates processed through jail.
: , Expected in 05/2000
Colorado Springs Police Training Academy - Colorado Springs ,
  • Completed professional development in Colorado POST certification
Associate of Arts: Commercial And Advertising Art, Expected in 09/1996
Colorado Institute Of Art - Denver ,

Colorado Auto Theft Investigators (CATI)

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)

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School Attended

  • Colorado Springs Police Training Academy
  • Colorado Institute Of Art

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Detective
  • Patrol Officer
  • Detention Specialist


  • Associate of Arts

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