Resourceful agent who has managed to excel in one of the top two largest offices within the United States Army Criminal Investigations Command. Proven to be able to manage a large case load, with many cases being high priority. Ability to form contacts and relationships with local departments and agencies.
As the Drug Suppression Team Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), I was charged with the duty of overseeing eleven Military Police Investigators, while simultaneously executing the duties of a Special Agent. In this position, I worked directly under the Team Chief, and would act in his place should he be unavailable. As the NCOIC of the team, I assist in the daily duties of my subordinates, including, but not limited to the following: Interviewing and interrogations of subject/suspects, crime scene processing, evidence collection, case management, legal reviews, and administrative processes, such as drafting and finalizing investigative reports. The Drug Suppression Team's mission is to directly counter drug use within the U.S. Army, by both reactive and proactive measures. Utilizing mandated and random urinalysis, violators of 10 U.S.C., Uniformed of Military Justice, Article 112(a), are identified and interviewed. Through these interviews, violators can be used as sources. Planning and executing operations utilizing confidential sources is essential to the proactive measures taken by the Drug Suppression Team. Further, depending on the information provided by the source, violators may be utilized in other investigations, such as stolen government equipment. I've participated in countless operations, wherein undercover agents, along with sources are utilized. Terminal listening equipment is essential to these operations, along with listening applications.
Returning from deployment, I continued my duties as a Special Agent within the area of Fort Bragg, NC. As I continued my duties, I began mentoring incoming agents, assisting in their daily duties, including Interviewing and interrogations of both victims and subject/suspects, crime scene processing, case management, legal reviews, and administrative processes, such as drafting and finalizing investigative reports. While mentoring, I've continued to manage investigations and attend training and seminars. I've attended training and have been certified in the Child First, Child Forensic Interview Technique. I have been able to apply my training in a variety of cases, in which children have been victimized, from forms of sexual abuse to child assault. My time here consisted of working on two teams, the first being a Special Victims Team; wherein my primary responsibilities are investigating Sexual Offenses violating Art. 120, under the UCMJ and § 2241, § 2242, § 2243, and § 2244 under 18 U.S. Code. The second being General Crimes Team; wherein investigations involving Fraud, Counter-Proliferation, Theft of Government Property, Narcotics, Child Pornography, and Human Trafficking are within the realm of responsibility. I served as the lead criminal intelligence agent for my team, using resources such as DoD Person Search, TLO, Regional Information Sharing Systems, and Regional Organized Crime. In conjunction with my investigative responsibilities, I served as my team's NCOIC, wherein I manage personnel and ensure U.S. Army standards are being met. Throughout my time there, I worked multiple joint investigations with the FBI, HSI, DCIS, and ATF, which led to the recovery of millions of dollars of government equipment.
I served as a Criminal Investigator for the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command in the deployed environment of Camp Arifjan, AE 09366. Camp Arijan CID Office Area of Operation extends to 20 countries; Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Yemen. With the Area of Operations extending past these 20 countries, the obtaining of Visas, working with embassies, and understanding the culture of Middle Eastern countries is imperative. The sensitive nature of operating in a foreign nation requires a security clearance. I was instrumental in the successful completion of felony-level criminal investigations, protective service missions for high-risk personnel and distinguished visitors, crime prevention surveys, and providing training to Military Police patrol officers within several different countries in our AO. Obtained evidence, processed crime scene, interviewed witnesses, subjects, victims in field conditions. I conducted joint investigations with Counter-Intelligence units, in efforts of Counter-Terrorism and physical security of the installation. I provided training to various units, forward deployed, on legal and investigative matters, ranging from sexual assault investigations, drug investigations, to death investigations, and so on. Between the efforts of my team and myself combined we were able to recoup and avoid losing over $700,000, through fraud investigations and crime prevention surveys. I provided support to the United States Justice Department: Drug Enforcement Administration, providing criminal intelligence. I served as the primary agent responsible for energy conservation, with an approximate 20% reduction in overall unit energy consumption. I also served the secondary agent responsible for criminal intelligence gathering. I would use different resources to gather criminal intelligence, which included, but were not limited to Trans Union TLO, Department of Defense (DoD) Person Search, and various social media outlets. From Camp Arifjan, I have traveled to testify in court proceedings, court-martials and Article 32 hearings. With the nature of government contracting, coordination with the Major Procurement Fraud Unit was necessary in cases of negligent spending, false certifications, price fixing, and bid rigging. I maintained my physical fitness, participated in unit level sports, as well as participating in fitness challenge events.
I served as a Special Agent, for the 87th Military Police Detachment (CID). My duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: investigating federal offenses involving violations of 18 U.S. Code, 21 U.S. Code and Uniformed Code of Military Justice. Further, my duties required independently planning, developing and conducting criminal investigations and significantly participating in all criminal, civil, and administrative resolution processes for cases related to the U.S. Army. The investigative process, to include interviewing persons of interest, the collection, preservation and protection of evidence, may be conducted worldwide as determined by U.S. Army operations. I determine methods of investigation required and coordinate required activity using a structured investigative plan to successfully complete investigations. Frequently interview victims, witnesses, and suspects related to possible criminal activity and document such activity for future criminal investigative proceedings. Document review by supervisors, other law enforcement agencies and the United States Attorney's Office. Work under minimal supervision to identify criminal activity and determine appropriate methods of investigative techniques to lead to prosecution of suspects. Frequently research databases, records systems and review crime awareness briefs to determine information relevant to criminal activity and coordinate with United States Attorney's Office to effectively complete investigations and to utilize necessary information sharing in the apprehension and prosecution of suspects. I have an excellent working knowledge of the Army Law Enforcement Reporting and Tracking System (ALERTS) to include, case activity summary updates, Agent's investigative report entries and finalizing law enforcement reports all while ensuring to achieve timeliness, thoroughness and timely reporting. I have received extensive training in conducting investigations which normally involve federal felony crimes such as economic crimes; to include Fraud, Bribery, Embezzlement, False Statements, and False Claims. I have also been trained on the collection of digital media and executing digital forensic data extractions on cellular phones and personal computer tablets/devices, via utilization of the UFED Cellebrite Data Extraction method, to include extracting information via personal email accounts, internet search engines, and web-based applications. I have training and experience in writing, requesting approval, and subsequently carrying out affidavits for Search and Seizure Warrants, and subpoenas for the development of criminal investigations. As a Special Agent for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, I have provided courtroom testimony on investigative actions taken by myself, as well as my team.
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