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Criminal Investigators work to solve crimes, identify and detain suspects, and prevent potential criminal activity from occurring in the future. Skills highlighted on Criminal Investigator resumes include acting as a liaison with the Attorney General's office and police department on investigations into fraud, and appearing as a fact witness on the department's behalf to explain documentation methods of forensic accounting. Educational experience listed on sample resumes for Criminal Investigators include degrees in computer science, biology, and chemistry when focusing on laboratory research. Else, a degree in criminal justice or police science will suffice.

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Criminal Investigator

Prepared reports that detailed investigative findings in over 30 felony investigations, and assisted in over 300 federal investigations, resulting in a significant reduction of illicit drug activity affecting 40,000+ personnel.

  • Obtained and verified evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses and by analyzing records resulting in a 100% case resolution rate.
  • Identified case issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of charges, complaints, and allegations of law violations ensuring accurate and timely reporting to established standards.
  • Investigated illegal drug activity, larcenies, and other violations of federal code statutes resulting in the apprehension of 4 major drug distribution rings, and the seizure of thousands of dollars of controlled substances.
  • Recorded evidence and documents using equipment such as cameras and photocopy machines, compiling over 1,000 crime scene and evidentiary photographs.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants of more than 15 suspected persons.
  • Searched for, and successfully collected evidence, such as fingerprints, drugs, and drug paraphernalia using investigative equipment resulting in the confiscation of all Schedule type I-V controlled substances resulting in the 100% positive identification rate of illicit substances.
  • Determined scope, timing, and direction of investigations as established in applicable regulations for time sensitive and sensitive reporting information investigations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Education And Research
2

Criminal Investigator (corporal/sergeant)

Investigated all Part I Crimes, such as murders, rapes, aggravated assaults, robberies, entering automobiles, larcenies, burglaries, and in addition worked financial related crimes

  • Investigated on average about 400 cases a year - yielding an clearance rate above the national average
  • Supervised & led the investigation of several homicides, and assisted on numerous others
  • Served on the Criminal Investigation Homicide Task Force
  • Assigned as the primary Financial Crimes Investigator for the City of [company name] - worked closely with the local United States Secret Service Office and Federal Bureau of Investigation in terms of Financial Crime Investigations
  • Assumed role of Watch Commander of the Investigation Division in the absence of the Captains and Lieutenants
  • Conducted presentations to bank officials during the [company name] Semi-monthly Bankers Meeting, as well as developed and conducted finance presentations for local businesses
  • Supervised officers during high schools functions, city events, and any other functions where police officers were required to provide security within the City of Albany
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice And Social Works
BS
Criminal Justice
MS
Law
3

Criminal Investigator

Managed large case loads dealing with various victims and crimes, to include property crimes, financial crimes, and major crimes.

  • Generated large case reports through intense documentation to be later used in a court of law.
  • Learned to be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other related programs.
  • Organized a daily appointment list for scheduling interviews with victims and suspects.
  • Member of the Tactical Response Team, maintaining an extensive daily workout regiment and specialized training.
  • Completing paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Maintained a 24/7 bi-weekly crime scene on-call schedule.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Criminal Investigator / Special Agent

Investigated & led investigations of serious felony crimes that affected the Army

  • Evaluated, analyzed, processed & documented crime scenes
  • Interviewed & interrogated victims, witnesses, suspects, subjects & professionals
  • Processed accountable mail (evidence)
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Administration Of Justice
Management
5

Criminal Investigator - Criminal Investigations Division

Conducted full range of investigative duties required including investigating, apprehending, and detaining persons suspected of violating federal, state, and military specific laws

  • Report writing, ad hoc requests, and preparing briefs adhering to standard military protocol
  • Secured search warrants to investigate scenes of crimes and collected evidence
  • Conduct background checks on suspects using a variety of databases
  • Surveillance/ Counter Surveillance experience
  • Regularly coordinated with NCIS as well as various federal and local law enforcement agencies
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice Administration
6

Criminal Investigator

Planned and implemented special investigations.

  • Coordinated and worked with local law enforcement agencies in the area of major
  • Prepared investigative reports and testified before the Grand Jury and Courts.
  • Created the curriculum for local officers, recruited instructors, and supervised admissions to the training facility.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MS
Criminal Justice
7

Criminal Investigator

  • Conducted Criminal Investigations of major crimes from homicide to property crimes.
  • Conduct extensive background research utilizing computer programs and face to face interviews.
  • Insured evidence was properly collected, documented, handled and processed.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice

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