Veteran Law Enforcement professional with over 32 years in law enforcement with extensive experience in providing community safety, enforcing the laws, maintaining the peace, decreasing crime rates, assisting citizens, investigating accidents and conducting routine patrols. Demonstrated proficiency in emergency procedures related to control, containment and confinement; principles of law enforcement administration; investigative procedures and practices; legal liabilities associated with arrest and law enforcement; court room procedures and laws of evidence. Possess exceptional knowledge of applicable Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances and departmental rules and regulations. Ability to analyze situations and adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances. Able to deal effectively with people having diverse social and economic backgrounds. Disciplined leader with the proven ability to remain calm and deliver results in high-pressure situations.
Supervise a team of peace officer investigators conducting a variety of investigation mostly related to physical abuse, sexual abuse and severe neglect lack of care and supervision. I possess an advance (POST) Peace Officer Standards and Training certificate as well as a supervisors certificate. I have held a variety of investigative and leadership positions. I have expertise in the following areas.
The Supervising Special Investigator I (SSI I) is responsible for planning, organizing and directing a unit of field investigators in the performance of their duties.
The SSI I, will monitor and assess all case referrals, assign work, review casework to ensure high quality investigative report findings. The SSI I must possess
knowledge of investigative techniques, operational procedures and personnel practices. The SSI I will be responsible for completing monthly statistical, travel and
personnel reports. The SSI I will work under the direction of a Supervising Special Investigator II and may be required to act in his/her absence
Under the general supervision of a Supervising Special Investigator I, the Investigator is responsible for conducting the most sensitive and complex investigative activities. Conduct complaint investigations related to allegations of physical abuse, sexual abuse, death and neglect by perpetrators owning, residing, or working in community care facilities for children, adult, and the elderly. Conduct investigations of unlicensed operations. This includes interviewing fragile victims,
witnesses, collateral sources, law enforcement, medical professionals, and forensic experts. Obtain police, hospital, court, and coroner reports.
Review all interviews and records collected and conclude a finding for possible administrative or criminal action to remove the perpetrator from a community care
facility. Prepare and write complex investigative reports during the investigation, including monthly updated case status reports that are forwarded to the referring
regional office in order to keep the regional office and legal consultant apprised of the investigation. Conduct investigations to ensure registered sex offenders are not residing or working in community care facilities for the safety and welfare of clients in care. Conduct investigative training activities in a lead capacity over less experienced field investigators.
Under direction, assign, supervise and participate in the work of staff performing law enforcement, crime prevention and detection, detention, bailiff, or patrol
activities; perform responsible staff or administrative functions; and perform other work as required. Supervise and participate in the work of staff conducting
narcotics investigations or collecting and preserving physical evidence at crime scenes; supervise and coordinate the work of staff performing bailiff functions in
the courts; investigate citizen complaints against departmental staff and provide information to the public about law enforcement activities.
As a Deputy Sheriff I worked a variety of assignments that included Jail Operations, Patrol, Traffic, Area Detective, and Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Responsible for protecting the life and property of the citizens in the county or area he or she is assigned to. Performs investigations, responds to calls of distress, and testifies in court.
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