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Special Agents work for government agencies as investigators. Responsibilities listed on example resumes of Special Agents include participating in raids and the arrest of clients who have outstanding bail payments, recording progress of investigations, maintaining information files, and preparing court documents. In addition to being a citizen with the government for which a Special Agent works, he or she must also be able to pass a background check and physical exam. He or she must also have a bachelor's degree listed on his or her resume in the field of law, language, computer science, engineering or accounting.

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Special Agent

Responsible for the conduct of felony investigations, investigative interviews, forensic crime scene processing, and evaluation/collection of evidence. Conducted crime prevention surveys, prepared administrative reports, testified in federal and local courts, and executed search and apprehension warrants. Skilled in the application of professional investigative skills and techniques leading to a 98% confession rate.

  • Provided personal security to senior Department of Defense personnel including the Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, and Secretary of the Army.
  • Used time management by effectively managing numerous felony investigations at a time.
  • Operated as the Assistant Team Chief of the Drug Suppression Team, leading to numerous proactive narcotics investigations.
  • Coordinated, managed, and participated in undercover narcotics operations leading to properly prepared cases for successful prosecution in court.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
2

Special Agent

Planned and conducted criminal investigations and counterintelligence operations. Recruited and managed
informants. Prepared over 100+ intelligence reports in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while deployed to
Afghanistan.

  • Served in over 36 combat operations in Afghanistan; performance led to capture of 20 Taliban insurgents.
  • Apprehended senior enlisted member for defrauding banks over $60k; found guilty on all charges.
  • Led Joint Drug Enforcement Team and implemented a task force identifying synthetic marijuana operations.
  • Probed senior military officer for a $210k anti-deficiency case involving illegal contracts in overseas locations.
  • Trained 11 members on evidence collection methods; ensured investigative effectiveness.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Aviation Maintenance Technology
AS
Criminal Justice
BS
Criminal Justice
3

Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Team Chief -criminal Investigator

Responsible for providing technical expertise and investigative supervision for criminal investigations for Fort Hood, the surrounding military community encompassing over 60,000 military and civilian personnel.

  • Supervised and investigated over 1,000 felony investigations and achieved an overall solve rate of 92%.
  • Supervised and conducted over 1,100 interviews and leads while on a combined task force of 200 USACIDC agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and Texas rangers investigating the 5 Nov 2009 Fort Hood shooting.
  • Coordinated, supervised and participated in covert operations that involved military, local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Supervised a combination of 43 Special Agents (Warrant and Enlisted), civilians, Military Police and support personnel.
  • Managed the investigative programs pertaining to drug suppression, economic crimes, criminal intelligence, and crime prevention
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Public Administration
Special Victims Unit Investigations Course
Cid Warrant Officer Advanced Course
4

Special Agent

Executed investigations targeting felony-level crimes, terrorists and foreign intelligence threats

  • Protected 29K personnel and $27B in critical aerospace technology across dynamic 6-state AOR
  • Provided detailed investigative guidance and advice to executive-level military commanders
  • Operated jointly with federal, state and local law enforcement and intelligence agencies
  • Airtight protective service ops for numerous high-level Department of Defense officials
  • Conducted criminal and counterintelligence assessments for the Department of Defense
  • Identified, recruited, trained, and managed confidential informants
  • Utilized extensive database networks to facilitate investigations and produce analytical products
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
Federal Law Enforcement
5

Criminal Investigator, Special Agent

  • Conducted a cost mischarging fraud investigation. Identified two suspects who each got 4 years in prison and a total recovery of $4.4 million.
  • Conducted a contract fraud investigation. Case presented to Defense Contract Management Agency. Presentation resulted in a $51,000 recovery.
  • Conducted a false claims, civilian overtime fraud investigation. Case prosecuted by the Florida Assistant United States Attorney. Prosecution resulted in a $40,000 recovery.
  • Completed drug investigation in just 15 days. Investigation resulted in 135 days confinement and financial recovery of over $5,000.
  • Planned and conducted major criminal investigations throughout Qatar including contingency training, support requirements, and counter-threat operations.
  • Implemented fraud program in Florida; identified three investigations and $3.2 million in false claims. Cases presented to the FL Affirmative Civil Enforcement Attorney for prosecution.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
AS
Applied Science
BS
Criminal Justice
6

Special Agent

Supervised or conducted investigations of incidents and offenses or allegations of criminality affecting Department of the Army or Department of Defense personnel, property, facilities, or activities.

  • Trained over 200 military personnel, which enhanced the knowledge of sexual harassment/assault and different cultures of the installation.
  • Led a two person team and provided technical guidance and mentorship to a junior agent which led to accreditation.
  • Displayed perseverance and versatility while conducting over 30 felony level investigations which led to a 100 percent solve rate.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
BA
Business Administration
7

Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Headquarters – Operations Division

Drove operational efficiency through effective management of day-to-day activities in partnership with four supervisors for the agency's policy program, complaints management and records, training and inspections groups.

  • Promptly resolved technical policy questions involving agency law enforcement and administrative authority as well as policies and procedures, which were presented to senior management for action.
  • Reviewed probable cause for Inspector General Subpoenas and responses to Freedom of Information Act requests.
  • Skillfully coordinated Department of Justice discovery motion requests (Giglio and Henthorn) related to criminal court cases involving IRS or TIGTA personnel.
  • Managed the agency's fiscal year budget of $5.5 million, proactively identifying solutions for cost containment.
  • Facilitated creation and publication of TIGTA-OI's five-year strategic plan by reviewing TIGTA-OI related Congressional testimony and submissions to TIGTA's Semi-Annual Report to Congress.
  • Respected as a trusted resource, providing recommendations to pending legislation with potential TIGTA-OI impact.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
8

Special Agent

Lead Agent for Criminal Investigations for Craven, Carteret, and Pamlico counties. Duties also included drug investigations and various criminal investigations.

  • Prepared detailed factual reports documenting investigative activities including but not limited to interviews, records research, crime scene and collection of evidence.
  • Coordinated personnel and lead investigations related to drugs, trafficking, conspiracy, drug interdiction, homicide, officer involved shooting/excessive force, assault, embezzlement, gambling, public peace, sex offenses, weapon offenses, and arson.
  • Lead Agent on 20 year old homicide investigation resulting in an arrest and conviction.
  • Conducted employee background investigations.
  • Instructed new SBI Trainees in Basic Law Enforcement Training.
  • Testified in court.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
City And Regional Planning
9

Special Agent-in-charge

Manages and leads a ten person special investigations detachment for the Air Combat Command's largest installation. Oversees all law enforcement, criminal threat intelligence, counterintelligence, felony level criminal investigations, and protective service operations for the installation. Responsible for initiating, planning, and conducting inquiries into possible violations of felonious offenses to include violations of rules and regulations, mismanagement, fraud, gross waste of funds, and abuse of authority within the 49th Wing, Holloman AFB, NM. Key installation liaison with all Office of Inspector General Law Enforcement functions.

  • Motivated and led team of ten investigators affecting a community population of 8k to surpass agency wide standards through proactive community engagement leading to 92 criminal investigations, recovery of $1M, and 1,112 years confinement.
  • Ensured Unit Security Managers maintained appropriate storage and marking of classified information.
  • Led formal security risk assessment training for SAP program personnel; ensured all personnel were aware of storage, marking and required reporting.
  • Oversaw critical security program management, included IS, OPSEC, INFOSEC, PERSEC and COMSEC.
  • Conducted SAP security preliminary inquiry; ensured classified information was not compromised.
  • Critical and analytical, identified crucial corporate shortfalls. Worked tirelessly identifying, appropriating and applying techniques, identified as corporate best practices.
  • Chief of Records; ensured all PII information was protected per established laws and guides.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Criminal Justice
BA
Organizational Management
10

Deputy Chief of Staff to The Assistant Secretary /deputy Director Operations Tasking/supervisory Special Agent

  • Successfully coordinated the deployment of more than 3,500 personnel and other resources from ICE in response to two major hurricanes.
  • Represented ICE in negotiations to determine responsibility for processing illegal aliens cooperating with law enforcement or in need of humanitarian assistance.
  • Developed, oversaw, and evaluated ICE's national gang enforcement strategies.
  • Selected for several, high profile temporary assignments in Brasilia and Bogota.
  • As Supervisory Special Agent, oversaw of a Task Force of 26 federal, state, and local investigators; successfully directed more than 500 investigations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MS
Criminal Justice

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