special investigations unit detective resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly dedicated Prince George County Law Enforcement Officer currently assigned as a Detective in the Special Investigations Unit. I have almost 12 years of law enforcement experience and eight of those years proudly serving the citizens of Prince George County. I have skills in management and leadership, as well as Patrol and Investigation operations. I have several years of experience training newly hired Officers and have mentored both new and experienced Officers. Seeking to advance my career and become a Sergeant with the Prince George County Police Department.

  • Patrol Operations
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Courtroom Testimony
  • Tactical Operations
  • Management Skills
  • National Incident Management Systems (ICS)
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Interview and Interrogation
  • Incident Report Writing/Documentation Skills
  • Weapons Handling
  • Community Relations
  • Public Speaking
  • Waterway Search & Rescue
  • Normal and Emergency Vehicle Operations
Special Investigations Unit Detective, 06/2019 - Current
Six Flags, Inc. Texas City, TX,

Investigated criminal matters to include but not limited to narcotic possession and distribution offenses, sex offenses, shootings, homicides, burglaries, robberies, aggravated assaults, financial exploitation, and other felony crimes. Secured crime scenes and photographed, collected and packaged evidence. Conducted interviews with offenders, witnesses, suspects, victims, and informants. Wrote and maintained police reports, report supplements, and case files, as well as confidential informant documents. Conducted surveillance and plain clothes/undercover operations for a variety of criminal matters in high crime areas in efforts to reduce crime and solve problems. Conducted and supervised controlled buy operations of narcotics and firearms through the use of confidential informants. Documented and maintained department issued U.S. currency for controlled buy operations and paid informant work. Managed confidential informants and their activities. Wrote and executed search warrants for residences, documents, vehicles, cell phones, and DNA. Coordinated specialized interviews for juvenile victims involved in sex offenses. Documented and sent narcotics and other evidence to the VA State Lab for proper analysis for criminal prosecution purposes. Supervised and trained newly hired Officers when assigned to the Detective Division for FTO purposes. Testified in court for misdemeanor and felony court cases.

Career Police Officer , 12/2012 - 06/2019
Prince George County Police Department City, STATE,

Proactively patrolled assigned areas of Prince George County by operating a patrol vehicle. Performed various duties of a uniformed law enforcement officer to include, but not limited to, neighborhood and business checks, traffic enforcement, investigating traffic accidents, directing traffic, issuing warnings and summonses, and enforcement of federal laws, state laws, and local ordinances. Responded to emergency and non-emergency calls for service. Field trained and supervised newly hired officers for our Department. Maintained records and daily observation reports for recruit officers in field training. Evaluated reports submitted by recruit officers. Provided guidance, scheduling, and training to newly hired officers. Secured and investigated crime scenes. Photographed, collected, and packaged evidence on crime scenes. Wrote police reports, use of force reports, pursuit reports, and maintained records for court proceedings. Managed our Department's Police Therapy K9 program and the K9. Proactive member of our Marine Unit as a coxswain, and member of our Special Response Team. Responsible for being called out after hours for both specialized units. Responsible for writing "After Action Reports" for our Marine Unit call outs. Instructed at Crater Criminal Justice Training Academy as a certified General Instructor. Participated in community policing events.

Police Officer, 05/2009 - 12/2012
Richard Bland College City, STATE,

Performed various law enforcement duties while applying knowledge of policing techniques and practices of federal, state, and local laws, while protecting lives and property. Issued numerous summonses and warnings for traffic violations. Processed and filed reports and made required court appearances. Investigated suspicious activities, drug and narcotic offenses, and other criminal activities. Responsible for investigating and reporting all accidents, traffic offenses, and other criminal activities. Protected campus grounds and buildings checking doors and windows to ensure they were properly secured. Responsible for keeping certification of accuracy records for RADAR tuning forks and LIDAR for the Department vehicle. Served as a Student Police Academy Instructor responsible for educating students, covering all pertinent subjects dealing with law enforcement. Directly responsible for the initiation of the Richard Bland College Police Aide Program by developing the proposal and all affiliated training programs of instruction (POIs). Managed Police Aide activities, time sheets, reports, equipment, and uniforms.

Police Officer, Uniformed Patrol Division, 10/2007 - 05/2008
Henrico County Division Of Police City, STATE,

Performed various law enforcement duties, applying knowledge of policing techniques and practices of federal, state, and local laws while protecting lives and property. Issued numerous summonses and warnings for traffic violations. Maintained crowd and traffic control. Investigated suspicious activities, drug and narcotic offenses, and other criminal activities. Graduated from Henrico County Police Academy, October 2007 to April 2008.

Education and Training
: Police Science, Expected in 12/2004
New River Community College - Dublin, VA
Status -
  • GPA 3.5
Associate of Science: Human Services Major, Criminal Justice Spec, Expected in 08/2007
John Tyler Community College - Chester, VA
Status -
  • 3.714 GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Dean's List fall 2005 and Spring 2006
  • President's List Fall 2006, Spring 2007, Summer 2007
: Certificate of Completion, Police Officer, Expected in 04/2008
Henrico County Police Academy - Henrico, VA,
Status -
Certifications/Specialized Training

Certified Field Training Officer (FTO)

Crime Scene Investigations School

Gang Specialist Certification

National Incident Management Systems (ICS) Certifications

Certified in Arrest Procedures

Waterway Search and Rescue Operations/Cold Water Rescue Swimming

First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Taser X2 Certified

High Risk Warrant Service Operations

Rape Aggression Defense Systems (Defensive Tactics)

Crisis Intervention Team Certified (CIT)

CIT Train the Trainer Certified

General Instructor

Advanced Search and Seizure

Cultural Diversity in Law Enforcement

Marine Unit Coxswain

Rifle/Shotgun/Pistol Training

RADAR/LIDAR Certification

Emergency vehicle Operations

Campus Crime Prevention

Activities and Honors

April 2019- PG Employee of the Month Award.

November 2018- PG Police Officer of the Year Award.

May 2015- CIT First Responder of the Year Award.

April 2013- Letter of Recognition, Prince George Police

December 2011- Employee of the Year Nomination. (RB College)

February 2010- Letter of Appreciation, Dept of Social Servies, Dinwiddie.

December 2009- Employee of the Year nomination. (RB College)

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School Attended

  • New River Community College
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Henrico County Police Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Investigations Unit Detective
  • Career Police Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Police Officer, Uniformed Patrol Division


  • Associate of Science

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