special investigator resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Results-oriented law enforcement and investigation specialist with two years of experience in coordinating investigations, researching and reviewing case files and conducting interviews. Resourceful leader focused on keeping alert and open perspective during investigations while utilizing expert problem-solving in unlocking complex cases. Successful investigator bringing strong background in casework to position within robust and professional organization.

  • Trend evaluations
  • Homicide investigations
  • Financial crimes expert
  • Insurance fraud
  • Defensive tactics
  • Records handling
  • Research skills
  • Resource management
  • Federal, state and local laws knowledge
  • Witness interviews
  • Deadline and results-oriented
  • Evacuation planning
  • Court testimony
  • Report development
  • Research abilities
  • Crime prevention
  • Mental health disorders knowledge
  • File reviews
  • Firearm Basic Training
  • Research/due diligence
  • Field supervision
  • Community service programs
  • Pre-sentence investigations
  • Urinalysis testing
  • Parole oversight
  • Confident
  • Court report documentation
  • Cognitive behavioral training
  • Parole board hearings
  • State and federal legal knowledge
  • Corrections experience
  • Policy updates
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Testing procedures
  • Public speaking
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Case planning
  • Field experience
  • Advanced Defensive Tactics training
  • Drug court understanding
  • Security checks
  • Investigations
  • Problem solving expertise
Special Investigator, 01/2021 - 09/2021
State Of Kansas Topeka, KS,
  • Conducted home visits, completed inspections and interviewed family members and witnesses.
  • Answered and investigated reports of abuse or neglect.
  • Developed and implemented family improvement plans.
  • Maintained legal documents for court proceedings and submitted testimony.
  • Updated documents and maintained permanent records.
  • Supervised visits between children and parents at various sites by setting up age-appropriate activities and maintaining safety of participants.
  • Addressed legal issues, assisting with hearings and providing testimony to inform custody arrangements
  • Identified appropriate community resources and provided referrals for services.
  • Entered client data in centralized database and maintained up-to-date case records for all clients.
  • Worked with community resources to engage youth in pro-social activities and help families access services.
  • Interviewed family members to assess situations, capabilities and problems.
  • Referred family members to outside support options to assist with coping during times of increased stress.
  • Built trust and rapport with victims of violent crimes by remaining calm and compassionate in variety of situations.
  • Conferred with clients to discuss options and goals for various services.
  • Met with clients to determine necessary services and make treatment recommendations.
  • Explained available housing, domestic violence, employment, education and substance abuse treatment resources.
  • Attended hearings with victims to provide emotional support.
  • Facilitated parental workshops and classes to provide support to children in achieving school and academic success.
  • Managed parent support groups addressing topics such as positive discipline and parenting styles.
  • Informed victims about legal processes and timelines.
  • Coordinated all activities involving birth parents in conjunction with in-home support counselors.
  • Assisted victims with filling out and submitting protective orders.
  • Reviewed and analyzed violent crime reports to identify crime trends.
Investigator II, 08/2020 - 01/2021
Biogen Idec Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Reported results of investigations with written observations and photographs, and produced final reports.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
Community Supervision Officer, 01/2019 - 08/2020
State Of Montana Big Timber, MT,
  • Maintained positive relationships with offenders and family members through weekly visits.
  • Developed offender case plans based on analysis of criminogenic needs of parolees.
  • Assisted probationers with resolving housing, employment and social services problems.
  • Assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to employees and filled out daily work logs.
  • Coordinated shakedowns to locate and remove unauthorized items.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Communicated with victims of crimes to verify that restitution was being received properly and promptly.
  • Referred offenders to appropriate community agencies to complete services in compliance with court orders.
  • Supervised adult offenders to monitor compliance with court ordered conditions.
  • Recommended probation conditions to court, including drug treatment, vocational rehabilitation and mental health programs.
  • Counseled adult felony offenders with legal, substance abuse, mental health, employment and personal problems.
  • Managed full-cycle caseloads, including pretrial, pre-sentence and client supervision.
  • Assisted with case completion by conducting office, home and employment visits to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Offered transitional services for program offenders, including referral to appropriate community agencies and organizations.
  • Developed professional relationships with offenders through home, school, detention and community visits.
  • Observed and recommended special community services opportunities to support offenders.
  • Collected probationer conduct information from community individuals, family members and government agency representatives.
  • Completed statistical analysis by developing, updating and maintaining statistical and related records and reports.
  • Checked residential probationers for adherence to curfew and compliance with rules.
  • Tracked information for summary documentation to strengthen case outcomes.
  • Arrested and transported probationers and parolees in violation to ensure compliance with court protocol.
  • Prepared parole administration documentation with zero discrepancies.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Juvenile Probation Officer, 03/2018 - 12/2018
Bonneville County Idaho Falls, ID,
  • Assessed client needs based on individual issues, in addition to social and restorative justice best practices.
  • Assisted offenders in enrolling in treatment, counseling or community service programs.
  • Networked with community organizations, school officials and law enforcement to drive department mission and values.
  • Investigated cases, interviewed parents and offered to counsel in times of crises.
  • Prepared various behavior and incident reports.
  • Supported case resolution to foster protection of juvenile individuals, while working in collaboration with law enforcement, child welfare organizations and district attorneys.
  • Monitored interactions of youth offenders with associates and friends.
  • Evaluated client safety by executing thorough home assessments.
  • Built key partnerships with community organizations to foster access to educational resources for under-served youth populations.
  • Coordinated meetings to liaise with community stakeholders, judges and law professionals.
  • Promoted support programs and community resources as options for care prior to assigning juvenile detention.
  • Analyzed program performance and improved reach of service by implementing corrective actions.
  • Spearheaded safety strategy and interventions to target specific issues.
  • Created, organized and maintained files, case notes and electronic databases.
  • Answered phone calls concerning clients, handled complaints and responded to requests for information.
  • Administered regular drug and alcohol tests and completed DNA indexing for felony offenders.
  • Maintained positive relationships with offenders and family members through weekly visits.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2012
Dallas County High School - Plantersville, AL
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Associate of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2015
George Wallace Community College - Selma, AL
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Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice & Psychology , Expected in 06/2017
Judson College - Marion, AL
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Master of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 05/2020
Ashford University - San Diego, CA
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School Attended

  • Dallas County High School
  • George Wallace Community College
  • Judson College
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Investigator
  • Investigator II
  • Community Supervision Officer
  • Juvenile Probation Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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