private investigator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Sharp-eyed Private Investigator with 15 years of surveillance and investigation work. Adept at researching, analyzing and investigating with strong command of applicable laws, codes and regulations. Sharp-eyed Private Investigator with 15 years of surveillance and investigation work. Adept at researching, analyzing and investigating with strong command of applicable laws, codes and regulations. Hardworking Private Investigator with proven expertise in planning and carrying out professional investigations into criminal and civil matters. Serves client needs with tenacious dedication to obtaining documentation of unlawful or unsavory activities. Skilled in report writing and legal testimony. Alert Private Investigator accomplished at collaborating with law enforcement to conduct detailed investigations into suspected criminal activities. Skilled at compiling information for investigations and documenting evidence. Expertise in criminal investigations.

  • Private investigation laws
  • Report Development
  • Searches
  • Insurance claims cases
  • Stakeouts
  • Fugitive location
  • Background Checks
  • Accurate documenting
  • Evidence Gathering
Work History
Private Investigator, 01/2005 - Current
County Of Racine, Wisconsin Racine, WI,

Conducted background checks, missing persons, Workers Compensation claim investigations, traffic accident reconstruction investigation, court appearances. Prepared written reports of investigations completed and all findings.

  • Investigated individuals claiming disability to identify and document fraud.
  • Compiled exceptional notes for each case, including movements of individuals and collected documentation.
  • Furthered criminal investigations by taking active interest on behalf of loved ones, businesses and other interested parties to uncover truth of unlawful activities.
  • Supported civil cases by collecting exhaustive notes and offering sworn testimony in depositions and open court.
  • Surveilled individuals covertly to investigate issues such as fraud and infidelity.
  • Set up both auditory and visual monitoring and recording devices.
  • Produced professional reports outlining findings of cases, expenses incurred and any important incidents.
  • Worked at all hours to pursue case leads and collect evidence, tenaciously completing case objectives with 100 % success rate.
  • Collected clear requirements from clients and updated each regularly on case progression and to obtain additional objectives.
  • Conducted mobile and stationary surveillance on subjects of worker's compensation fraud investigations.
  • Staked out locations to locate individuals and gather evidence of unlawful activities.
  • Uploaded all evidence into case management system each day.
  • Tracked claimants through routine and notable activities and documented findings with videos, photographs and audio recordings.
  • Operated in full compliance with Florida laws covering interactions with individuals, records searches and allowable surveillance techniques.
  • Conducted surveillance for up to 24 hours at time.
Entertainer, 01/2006 - 03/2020
Self City, STATE,

Performed and sang to customers at local establishments for dancing and entertainment.

  • Communicated with guests clearly and with good humor to encourage laughter and excitement.
  • Played instruments honoring special musical requests to personalize guest experience.
  • Incorporated stage props to engage audience and create unforgettable moments.
  • Created fun and animated skits aligned with company mission and values for guest enjoyment.
  • Performed themed sets and shows with minimal repetition to provide original content for returning guests.
  • Danced, sang and conducted games encouraging guest participation through playful antics and engagement.
  • Adapted to various performance styles to suit diverse audiences.
Deputy Sheriff, 06/1987 - 07/2005
Collier County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,

Completed Law Enforcement Police Academy. Enforced state laws, did investigations on traffic accidents, various crimes, completed Offense Incident Reports. Worked undercover as a narcotics officer, making drug sales and identifying drug dealers for arrests and convictions.

  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Interviewed criminal targets and witnesses to uncover facts for verification and authentication.
  • Boosted presence in local community by planning and executing new community program.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Drafted numerous reports detailing incidents and safety violations over a many year employment.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements.
  • Enhanced community safety while conducting criminal investigations, including DUIs and theft.
  • Reduced process inaccuracies while investigating Felony and Misdemeanor crimes and assisting district attorney prosecution cases.
  • Reduced risk by accurately monitoring and evaluating criminal prosecutorial data while managing crime scenes.
  • Managed debriefings for criminal subjects to acquire data relevant to investigations.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Researched and analyzed crime statistics to maintain awareness and knowledge.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments.
  • Improved traceability by developing organizational systems for case logs, reports and agendas.
  • Gathered information and evidence to assist in solving crimes.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1981
Sheffield Area High School - Sheffield, PA,
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Associate of Arts: Military, Expected in 05/1982
United States Navy - Orlando, FL,
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: Law Enforcement, Expected in 06/1987
Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy - Fort Myers, FL,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sheffield Area High School
  • United States Navy
  • Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Investigator
  • Entertainer
  • Deputy Sheriff


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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