senior crime scene investigator resume example with 14+ 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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To utilize my extensive experience gained during my professional law enforcement career while fostering continued growth in all aspects of the field.

  • Community relations
  • Conflict resolution tactics
  • Fingerprinting
  • Defensive driving training
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Calm under pressure
  • Crime scene processing
  • Exceptional problem solver
Senior Crime Scene Investigator, 05/2015 - Current
State Of North Carolina Graham, NC,
  • Respond to crime scenes to take photographs, record video, diagram the scene, locate, process and collect physical evidence.
  • Identify biological substance, such as blood and semen, and utilize specialized equipment for processing and collecting.
  • Process various kinds of surfaces and items for latent fingerprints using a wide array of processes and techniques.
  • Prepare written investigative reports.
  • Use Crime Zone computer program to input 2D crime scene sketch into a 3D drawing.
  • Testify in Court as needed.
  • Complete major case prints and elimination prints on victims and suspects.
  • Complete gunshot reside kits on suspects.
  • Maintain current homicide folders and update them as needed
  • Produce footwear and tire impressions as needed
  • Establish and maintain property sheets and records to ensure a proper chain of custody on all evidence
  • Maintain control over a crime scene when various chains of command are present, as well as the news media and victim's family
Police Officer I, 07/2015 - 06/2015
Evangelical Community Hospital Lewisburg, PA,
  • Protect the life and property of everyone on Georgia Tech campus and surrounding areas including students, faculty/staff, and visitors.
  • Conduct daily foot and vehicle patrols throughout campus and the surrounding areas.
  • Operate patrol vehicles in a variety of situations including emergency response, heavy traffic, and inclement weather.
  • Enforce criminal and traffic laws.
  • Detain and restrain subjects when necessary and make arrests when warranted.
  • Conduct pat downs of subjects when making an arrest using proper techniques.
  • Conduct interviews to obtain pertinent information from witnesses, victims, and suspects.
  • Mediate disputes.
  • Prepare a wide range of detailed and comprehensive reports depending on the type of call responded to, including diagrams when needed.
  • Direct both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.
  • Conduct undercover surveillance as part of the F.I.T.
  • team when shift numbers allow.
  • Prevent crime as much as possible and promote and educate proper safety precautions and crime prevention to all members and visitors of campus.
  • Respond to a variety of calls for service including suspicious persons, thefts, fire alarms, burglar alarms, vehicle accidents, fights, domestics, sick persons, etc.
  • Package and label evidence when necessary.
  • Obtain electronic warrants from Fulton County for each charge when making an arrest.
  • Conduct checks of all campus buildings during and after business hours; checking for forced entry, doors left unsecure, broken or open windows, etc.
  • Work 12 hour rotating shifts including mandatory overtime on short notice.
  • Attend traffic court, grand jury, and first hearings when necessary.
Public Safety Communications Officer II, 11/2010 - 06/2013
Georgia Tech Police Department City, STATE,
  • Work the police dispatch radio, giving calls for service to officers and monitoring their status, location, and disposition.
  • Answer all phone calls coming into the police department on the general police line, 911 lines, elevator emergency lines, emergency phone boxes, and after hours counselor line.
  • Enter warrants, missing persons, stolen vehicles, stolen articles, etc into NCIC/GCIC.
  • Confirm hit requests for warrants, missing persons, stolen vehicles, stolen articles, etc coming through NCIC/GCIC.
  • Being a first person of contact through the police department by dealing with walk-ins and referring them to the appropriate person and/or department, and/or handling their issues as needed.
  • Monitor the weather computer and alerting officers and other police staff of incoming inclement weather.
  • Monitor the Silent Knight alarm system and dispatching officers to burglar, fire, and toxic gas alarms as they come in.
  • Monitor the RAVE 911 system.
  • Contact investigators, environmental health and safety staff, facilities, media relations, etc.
  • as needed and requested by shift supervisors.
  • Contact alternate police agencies if needed for a call, and also contacting the fire department and ambulance as needed for calls.
  • Work in a high stress environment with numerous distractions requiring constant multi-tasking.
Telecommunications Specialist, 08/2006 - 07/2010
Seminole County Sheriff's Department City, STATE,
    Basic Law Enforcement Academy: Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer, Expected in 2013
    Fulton County Public Safety Training Center - College Park, FL
    Status -
    Associates: Crime Scene Technology, Expected in July 2010
    St. Petersburg College - St. Petersburg, FL
    Status -
    BA: Criminal Justice, Expected in May 2006
    Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
    Status -
    Associates: Computer Information Systems, Expected in May 2003
    Grand Rapids Community College - Grand Rapids, MI
    GPA: Dean's List ~ Fall/Spring 2000, 2001, 2002 Related
    Status -
    • NCIC/GCIC certified
    • Emergency Preparedness Certificate through Georgia Tech
    • Ability to establish cohesive work relationships and team building
    • Familiar and comfortable with complaint handling/disputes
    • Experience with high-stress situations on a daily basis
    • Fluent computer skills: 90 wpm typing, Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, Southern Software CAD, Police Pak, RMS
    • Superb multi-tasker, organizer, coordinator, and problem-solver
    • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

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    School Attended

    • Fulton County Public Safety Training Center
    • St. Petersburg College
    • Michigan State University
    • Grand Rapids Community College

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    • Senior Crime Scene Investigator
    • Police Officer I
    • Public Safety Communications Officer II
    • Telecommunications Specialist


    • Basic Law Enforcement Academy
    • Associates
    • BA
    • Associates

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