Accomplished, meticulously organized and detailed Criminal Investigator with 18 plus years of law enforcement experience with the federal government. Forward thinking investigative style with a focus on reaching far beyond stated goals and objectives. A proven track record of success in conducting and managing large-scale, transnational investigations to include human trafficking, human smuggling, fraud and undercover operations. Proven ability to logically and effectively report critical information to senior level executives. Outstanding ability to be complete, concise, logical, objective and persuasive in both written and oral communications.
Lead investigator in numerous high profile sex trafficking and human smuggling investigations in which I was recognized for my investigative efforts and awarded the ICEHAA Jaime J. Zapata, Special Agent of the Year (2012) award, the Detective Crime Clinic, Metropolitan New Jersey and New York, Inc. Outstanding Law Enforcement Professional, and the 2011 Executive Associate Director recognition for outstanding investigative accomplishments-Human Smuggling.
I have developed an extensive knowledge of the applicable federal rules of criminal and civil procedures; agency and government laws, regulations and policies governing the conduct of criminal investigations. I have consistently utilized my extensive knowledge of these issues to support the investigative mission of my agency during investigations involving federal programs and traditional and non-traditional crimes.
As an acting Group Supervisor for the Special Investigations Unit, I supervised Criminal Investigators and a Investigative Assistant and the multitude of duties to which they were assigned. This position has provided me with a unique opportunity to utilize my extensive knowledge of federal laws, policies and procedures and government functions to supervise, train and mentor investigators and help them develop a strong working knowledge of these issues. I consistently utilize my knowledge of these issues to direct the focus of criminal investigations to ensure that investigators operate within the scope of their statutory law enforcement authority, agency and government laws, regulations , policies and executive orders relating to such issues as the management of informants, use of force and the handling of evidence.
As a Special Agent assigned to the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Unit, I was the senior investigator on numerous high profile sex trafficking investigations that led to the significant arrests of members of two major trafficking organizations. I also served as the primary undercover agent in a major human smuggling investigation where I was able to infiltrate the organization and obtain evidence that led to the arrest and the complete dismantling of the organization.
As a Supervisory Deportation Officer I was responsible for supervising Immigration Enforcement Agents, Deportation Officers and Detention and Removal Assistants whose duties consisted of legal research to support the decisions on the removal of criminal aliens from the United States.
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