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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Dedicated Special Agent with 28 years of experience working as a special agent in fire investigations across the State of Tennessee.

As a Special Agent Fire Investigator, I respond to fires and incident of fire and explosions which require working these scenes to determine the origin and cause of the incident. I am trained to work these scene and crime scenes efficiently, professionally and promptly.

I have years of experience at preparing information and evidence for trials and apprehending criminals in violation of laws.

I have experience and an in-depth knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations concerning fire and explosives.

I am committed to protecting the lives of citizens and enforcing all laws in the State of Tennessee.

Skills
  • Public safety and security
  • Jury testifying
  • Investigative experience
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Evidence analysis
  • Strong investigative abilities
  • Lead development
  • Homicide investigations
  • Evidence collection and preservation
  • Court testimony
  • Fire Investigation expertise
  • Witness interviews
  • Federal, state and local laws knowledge
Experience
Special Agent , 04/2016 to Current
Norfolk SouthernWentzville, MO,
  • Gathers evidence for court cases and appear in court as needed.
  • Provides evidence for criminal and civil cases and court hearings.
  • Investigates crimes involving fire and explosives, and any crime resulting from those incidents, gathers evidence and make arrests.
  • Provided detailed reports on all investigative activities related to ongoing investigations.
  • Performs arrests as necessary.
  • Builds effective working relationships with other law enforcement and fire department professionals.
Special Agent in Charge, 03/2001 to 04/2016
Norfolk SouthernWinston Salem, NC,
  • Prepared legal documentation for court action.
  • Recommended policies, procedures and strategic goals to meet agency requirements.
  • Monitored wide-ranging investigations involving fire and explosives
  • Supervised staff in criminal investigations involving fire and explosives
  • Developed and directed training programs for employees.
  • Completed weekly and monthly reports summarizing activities of the West Region Office.
  • Built effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies and fire departments in the West Region of the State
  • Delivered consistent strategic and tactical leadership to my team.
  • Trained and mentored special agents assigned under me and worked with all employees to identify skills, problem areas and opportunities for staff development and improvement.
  • Researched and reviewed case files.
Special Agent, 02/1994 to 03/2001
State Bomb And ArsonCity, STATE,
  • Investigated crimes, gathered evidence and made arrests involving fire and explosives in the State of Tennessee.
  • Worked undercover on assignments in 1995 and 1996 during the Church Fires Investigations
  • Built effective working relationships with other law enforcement and fire service professionals
  • Gathered evidence for court cases and appeared in court as needed.
  • Prepared legal documentation for court action.
  • Provided evidence for criminal and civil cases and court hearings.
  • Investigated arson crimes, claims of suspicious activity on property and interviewed witnesses.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/1986 to The University of Tennessee - Martin - Martin, TN
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Additional Information

Additional Education and Training:

Dane Co Arson Response Initiative (DCARI)-Arson Profiling/Behavioral Analysis Unit, January 27, 2021

TBI NFPA 921 2021 Course, December 11, 2020

Dane Co Arson Response Initiative (DCARI)-Receptacle Fires, December 7, 2020

Dane Co Arson Response Initiative (DCARI)-Identifying Damage to Electrical Conductors for the Fire Inv., December 2, 2020

TBI Fire Death Investigations, November 6, 2020-Tested- No Certificate

CFITrainer.net: Critical Evaluation & Testing of Commonly Reported Accidental Causes, February 14, 2020

CFITrainer.net: Charting Your Career Path in Fire Investigation, January 27, 2020

USDOJ-Medicolegal Death Investigation Training-Team Approach, January 16, 2020

TN Emergency Preparedness Summit, November 14, 2019

New York State Police: Henry F. Williams Homicide Seminar, September 27, 2019

CFITrainer.net: Understanding Undetermined, January 28, 2019

CFITrainer.net: Introduction to Youth-Set Fires, December 20, 2018

CFITrainer.net: Fire Investigation for Fire Officers, November 7, 2018

CFITrainer.net: Ethical Duties Beyond the Fire Scene, November 1, 2018

CFITrainer.net: Discovery in Criminal Cases, September 26, 2018

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation: Special Agent Academy, August 31, 2018

The Reid Technique of Interviewing & Interrogation, June 27, 2018

CFITrainer.net: Fire Chemistry, November 20, 2017

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation: Forensic Crime Scene Academy, November 17, 2017

TN Fire & Codes Training Academy: Youth Firesetting Prevention & Intervention Level 1, August 8, 2016

CFITrainer.net: Accreditation, Certification, and Certificates, July 17, 2017

CFITrainer.net: Thermometry, Heat, and Heat Transfer, April 27, 2017

CFITrainer.net: The Deposition Part 1: Format, Content, and Preparation, April 27, 2017

CFITrainer.net: Legal Aspects of Investigating Youth-Set Fires, May 2016

CFITrainer.net: Investigating Fire & Explosive Incidents Involving a LODD, February 2016

Tennessee Bureau of Ethics & Campaign Finance: Ethics Training, February 2016

CFITrainer.net: Process of Elimination, May 2015

CFITrainer.net: Basic Electricity, March 2014

Bureau of Justice Assistance/US Department of Justice: VALOR, March 2014

CFITrainer.net: Using Resources to Validate your Hypothesis, November, 2013

IAAI Modern Techniques of Fire and Arson Investigation, August 2013

CFITrainer.net: NFPA1033 and Your Career, January 2013

CFITrainer.net: Fire Protection Systems, May 2013

FEMA: IS-00706 NIMS Intrastate Mutual Aid and Introduction, December 2012

TLETA: Emergency Vehicle Operations Training, August 2012

CFITrainer.net: The Fire Investigator & the 2011 NFPA 921 Changes, August 2012

TLETA: EVOC, August 2012

CFITrainer.net: Electrical Safety, June 2012

CFITrainer.net: Writing the Initial Origin and Cause Report, March 2012

CFITrainer.net: Communicating the Value of Membership in the IAAI, February 2012

IAAI Modern Techniques of Fire and Arson Investigation, August 2011

CFITrainer.net: Charleston Sofa Super Store Fire, 6/2011

TN Dept. of Human Resources: The Performance Evaluation Program, 6/2011

FEMA: IS-704 NIMS Communications and Information Mgt., 6/2011

FEMA: IS-701.a NIMS Multiagency Coordination Systems (MACS), 5/2011

CFITrainer.net: How 1st Responders Impact the Fire Investigation, 3/2011

CFITrainer.net: DNA, 3/2011

CFITrainer.net: Search and Seizure, 2/2011

CFITrainer.net: Explosion Dynamics, 02/2011

CFITrainer.net: Fundamentals of Interviewing, 12/2010

MTSU Forensic Institute for Research & Education, Homicide Investigation, 11/2010

CFITrainer.net: Wildland Fires Investigation, 08/2010

TLETA IA Investigations, 6/2010

Interviewing/Interrogation Violent Crime Seminar, 5/2010

BAS In-Service, 5/2010

CFITrainer.net: Evidence Examination: What Happens at the Lab, 3/2010

CFITrainer.net: Preparation for the Marine Fire Scene, 3/2010

CFITrainer.net: The HAZWOPER Standard, 01/2010

CFITrainer.net: Effective Investigation and Testimony, September 2009

CFITrainer.net: Arc Mapping Basics, September 2009

IAAI Modern Techniques of Fire and Arson Investigation, August 2009

CFITrainer.net: Motives, Means and Opportunities, 6/2009

PATC Vehicle Stops and Privacy Interests of a License Plate, 6/2009

PATC Fire/Arson Fatality Fire Scene Investigation, 4/2009

Network Environmental Systems, Inc. Officer Safety Training/Meth Labs, 01/2009

Network Environmental Systems, Inc. First On Scene Meth Awareness, 12/2008

CFITrainer.net: Vacant & Abandoned Buildings: Hazards and Solutions, 12/2008

CFITrainer.net: Postflashover Fires, 11/2008

CFITrainer.net: Fire & Explosion Investigations: Utilizing NFPA 1033 & 921, 11/2008

FEMA IS-00703 NIMS Resource Management, 11/2008

Advanced Course on the Reid Technique of Interviewing & Interrogation, 10/2008

The Reid Technique of Interviewing & Interrogation, 10/2008

CFITrainer.net: Managing Complex Fire Scenes, 10/2008

CFITrainer.net: A Ventilation –Focused Approach to the Impact of Building Structures and Systems on Fire Development, 10/2008

ICS 400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff/Complex Incidents, 8/2008

ICS 300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents, 7/2008

FEMA IS-00200 ICS for Single Resources & Initial Action Incidents, 5/2008

FEMA IS-00800.B National Response Framework, An Introduction, 5/2008

CFITrainer.net: Investigating Fatal Fires, 5/2008

NFA Q466: ICS 400 Fundamentals Review for Command & General Staff, 4/2008

NFA Q464: ICS 300 Intermediate All-Hazard NIMS Review for Expanding Incidents, 4/2008

FEMA IS-302 Modular Emg. Radiological Response Transportation Training, 4/2008

NFA Q318: Fire Service Supervision, 3/2008

Bureau of Justice Assistance: State & Local Anti-Terrorism Training, 2/2008

IAAI CFITrainer.net: Documenting the Event, 01/2008

IAAI CFITrainer.net: Physical Evidence, 12/2007

FEMA/NFA, Emergency Response to Terrorism-Self Study, 11/2007

NFA Online ICS-200/Q463, Basic NIMS, 11/2007

NFA Online ICS-100/Q462, Intro to ICS, 11/2007

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Introduction to Evidence, 10/2007

MCTFT: Interviews and Body Language Eye Accessing, 9/2007

DOJ/FBI: Intro to International Terrorism for State & Local LE, 8/2007

BAS Explosive Evidence Collection Procedures, 2/2007

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Fire Dynamics Calculations 2/2007

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Insurance and the Fire Investigation 11/2006

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Investigating Motor Vehicle Fires 9/2006

IAAI Modern Techniques of Fire & Arson Investigation, 8/2006

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Fire Investigator Scene Safety, 5/2006

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: An Analysis of the Station Nightclub Fire, 4/2006

FEMA IS-00100.LE Introduction to Incident Command for Law Enforcement, 3/2006

FEMA IS-00015.A Special Events Contingency Planning, 03/2006

FEMA IS-00001 Emergency Program Manager, An Orientation to the Position, 02/2006

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Scientific Method for Fire & Explosion Investigation, 10/2005

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Ethics and the Fire Investigator, 10/2005

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Digital Photography and the Fire Investigator, 10/2005

ATF/State Bomb and Arson Fire Investigation II, 10/2005

FEMA IS-00100 Introduction to the Incident Command System, 09/2005

FEMA IS-00005.A An Introduction to Hazardous Materials, 09/2005

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: Introduction to Fire Dynamics & Modeling, 09/2005

IAAI/CFITrainer.net: A Case Study in the Daubert Challenge, 09/01/2005

FEMA IS-00800 Nation Response Plan, 07/24/2005

FEMA IS-00700 Nation Incident Mgt System, 07/24/2005

FEMA IS-00003 Radiological Emergency Mgt, 07/17/2005

TN HazMat Institute: Initial Response to HazMat Basic Concepts and Concept Implementation, 01/2005

NFA/TFCA HazMat Operations Hands On/FF170, 10/22/2004

NFA/TFCA Initial Response to HazMat Incidents: Basics/FF141, 10/2004

NFA/TFCA Initial Response to HazMat Incidents: Concept Implementation/FF142, 10/2004

IAAI Modern Techniques of Fire & Arson Investigation, 8/2004

Human Bloodstain Patterns Analysis, 6/2004

ATF/State Bomb and Arson Fire Investigation I, 5/2004

Leadership and Supervision Course, 4/2004

Searching & Seizing Digital Evidence, 6/2004

Performance Evaluations, 8/2002

Speak Up on TV, 4/2002

Emergency Response to Terrorism, 2/2002

Anti-Terrorism Training for Law Enforcement, 1/2002

Investigative Technology-Intermediate, 11/2000

Investigative Technology-Basic, 11/2000

ATF Post Blast, 3/2000

TLETA Advanced Explosives Investigation, 3/2000

State of Tennessee Bomb & Arson Section Arson Investigation, 10/1999

ATF Advanced Arson for Profit, 11/1998

FBI Post Blast, 9/1998

TBI TIBRS Data Collection, 8/1998

State of Tennessee, Bomb & Arson Section Advance Arson Investigation, 4/1998

State of Tennessee Sexual Harassment Prevention, 1/1998

State of Tennessee Bomb & Arson Section Arson/Explosives Investigation, 10/1997

ATF Arson Investigation, 4/1997

Southeastern Public Safety Institute Interview and Interrogation, 3/1997

IAAI Modern Techniques of Arson Investigation, 8/1996

TACA Vehicle Fire Investigation, 4/1996

IAAI Modern Techniques of Arson Investigation, 8/1995

IAAI Modern Techniques of Arson Investigation, 8/1994

NFA Fire/Arson, 5/1994

TACA Basic Fire Investigation, 5/1994

TLETA Intoximeter 3000, 10/1994

TLETA Basic Police School, 10/1994

Certifications

Certifications:

Certified Fire Investigator, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 02/18/2018

Certified Fire Investigator, International Association of Arson Investigators, 08/23/2009

Certified Fire Investigator, State of Tennessee, 8/2004

Certified Police Officer, State of Tennessee, 1994

Certified Diver, NAUI, 1988

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School Attended

  • The University of Tennessee - Martin

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Agent
  • Special Agent in Charge
  • Special Agent

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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