Criminal Investigator Resume Samples

The primary duty of a Criminal Investigator is to investigate various crimes such as – assaults, homicides, burglaries, and other such incidents that implicate perpetrators. The job description includes interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence and testifying in the court. Other duties are mentioned on the Criminal Investigator Resume as follows – collecting and using forensic evidence to solve crimes, interviewing informants and suspects; sending specimens to laboratories; processing crime scenes; filing paperwork, attending autopsies and making notes; obtaining search warrants; performing surveillance and monitoring suspects; and recording all physical information about suspects.

To help in the process of identifying the guilt of criminals, the following attributes are required – hands-on experience with crime scene analysis and forensic science; proficiency in interpreting evidence and reconstructing events; in-depth knowledge of criminal rules and legislation; and sound knowledge of all evidence types. A Degree in the field of Forensic Law, Criminology or Criminal law is the common background seen on job resumes.

Criminal Investigator Resume example

Criminal Investigator Resume

Headline : Criminal Investigator equipped with intellectual curiosity and excellent patience. Skilled at conducting lengthy and elaborate interrogations. Frauds Investigator committed to case integrity and an ethical approach to evidence collection and identification Frauds.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Power point.

Description :

    1. Completed over 150 investigations, involving a diverse spectrum of crimes and administrative violations.
    2. Completed all casework in a precise and timely manner.
    3. Planned and executed 20-law enforcement patrol and investigator response training events that provided employees with invaluable experience and greatly enhanced overall effectiveness.
    4. Assisted, mentored, and trained new employees to ensure they were trained and knowledgeable of techniques and procedures crucial to investigation fieldwork.
    5. Managed the Investigation Division's $1M dollar equipment account--ensured no loss or damaged to assigned equipment.
    6. Interviewed, interrogated, conducted background checks, and cold calls for numerous cases to ensure all cases were up to date on a daily basis.
    7. Presented cases to Grand Jury when necessary Conducted follow-up investigations on pending cases when necessary Served subpoenas and medical search warrants Copied discovery for defense attorneys Collected evidence from police and sheriff departments for trial Attended forensic interviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates Of Applied Science


Sr. Criminal Investigator Resume

Headline : Individual with excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills with education and experience in the following areas: Loss Prevention, Customer Service Law Enforcement, Human Services Psychology, Team Building Investigations, Administration.

Skills : Typing, Communications, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Independently conducted investigative strategies, dealing with witnesses and suspects, consideration for confidentiality and exposure of witnesses, coordinating with other law enforcement agencies.
    2. Establish the need for and nature of stakeouts.
    3. Analyzes facts to identify suspects and develop case information for use in referring charges for trial presentation and bringing suspects to trial.
    4. Investigates complaints, leads, and tips, talking with witnesses and suspects as well as maintain the confidentiality of all confidential files, property and juvenile records and the proper custody and recording of all evidence dealing with cases.
    5. Gathers and assimilates all information, testimony, facts, and circumstances in each case and prepares the physical evidence, investigative reports, testimony and exhibits for presentation in a court of law and testified as an expert witness.
    6. Makes crime scene assessments and arrests or directs the arrests of persons who have violated the US Criminal Code and Offense Code of South Carolina.
    7. Conduct Criminal Investigations involving economic crimes and computer-related offenses.
    8. Electronic forensics analysis, including computers, smartphones, and various other devices commonly used to facilitate and record criminal activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law


Sr. Criminal Investigator Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Criminal Investigator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Legal Case Study, Investigations, Customer Service, Management.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint throughout the course of my daily activities (report writing, crime trend analysis, e-mail/meeting scheduling, and safety presentations).
    2. Gained sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources, by following each of my submitted case files as they matriculate through the multiple levels of the criminal justice court system.
    3. Served as lead investigator, directing teams of multi-disciplinary professionals of various jurisdictions, in order to successfully gather conclusive documentation to prosecute criminal cases.
    4. Distributed case-related assignments to officers based upon their individual strengths and previously demonstrated capabilities.
    5. Operated in extremely pressured environments to meet strict deadlines by wise planning, time optimization, and using excellent analytical capabilities.
    6. Conduct all investigations in adherence to departmental protocol, observing all local, state, and federal statutes.
    7. Access legal research databases such LexisNexis, Accurint, ATF-Firearms-on-line-eTrace, and Shelby County Pawn Shop Index in order to develop leads, locate evidence, and identify possible suspects.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law Enforcement

Jr. Criminal Investigator Resume

Summary : Accomplished measurable results while leading teams of 10 in a dynamic, fast - paced environment. Possess a comprehensive background in Case Management, Interviews and Interrogations and Crime Scene Processing derived from conducting domestic and global operations in Italy.

Skills : Investigations, Training, Counterterrorism, Incident Management.

Description :

    1. Conduct criminal pre-trial investigations for felony, appellate, mental health, and juvenile cases to assist attorneys in the Public Defender's Office in the preparation of a legal defense.
    2. Compile evidence, working with local law enforcement agencies to obtain information; inspect and photograph crime scenes, gathering, marking and preserving evidence, examine and review evidence, statements.
    3. Obtain court orders, subpoenas, and other legal process from the appropriate authorities.
    4. Locate witnesses and coordinate court appearances, serving subpoenas and conducting background investigations as necessary.
    5. Interview witnesses, defendants, informants, co- defendants, victims, suspects, and other relevant parties.
    6. Prepare evidence and investigative reports for submission in court; prepare visual aids, developing models of crime scenes.
    7. Testify in court regarding actions, involvement, observations, and information obtained as it relates to assigned investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Police Criminal Investigator Resume

Summary : Former law enforcement officer with advanced communications and investigative skills with knowledgeable compassion for public service, and proven success at completing complex tasks. Prior experience in production and marketing working with large scale vendors and private and public companies.

Skills : Microsoft office, Acrobat, Customer Service, Data Entry,.

Description :

    1. Conduct complex criminal investigations involving persons and property for a department with 35 sworn officers.
    2. Manage a varied caseload to include homicide, rape, robbery, unattended death, abduction, child sexual abuse, computer crimes, assaults and property crimes.
    3. Worked on critical cases that received media attention.
    4. Assist less experienced detectives with investigations.
    5. Conduct background investigations for potential departmental new hires.
    6. Collaborated on various cases with several agencies to include the FBI, Maryland State Police, Baltimore City PD, Baltimore County PD and various state and federal task forces.
    7. Write complex reports for the State's Attorney's office in preparation for district and circuit court cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Criminal Investigator III Resume

Summary : Criminal Investigative professional with over 10 years of experience gained while serving in the United States Marines Corps and U.S. Attorney's office, D.O.J. Skilled in investigations and security. Focused on finding facts and solutions to the cause and effects of situations.

Skills : Fluent in Spanish.

Description :

    1. Investigated violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, federal and state laws affecting the apprehension of criminal offenders.
    2. Responded to incidents while working closely with military police to determine the facts and provide expert guidance to make proper judgment calls regarding the assumption/declination of duty calls.
    3. Participated in surveillance and protective operations.
    4. Led detailed interviews/interrogations of victims, witnesses and suspects detailing their information within accurate written/typed statements or summaries.
    5. Examined crime scenes to include the collection and preservation of evidence, documentation, photography and scene search.
    6. Prepared complex, factual and detailed written reports of investigation and provided briefings and investigative reports concerning ongoing investigations.
    7. Liaison with civilian law enforcement, NCIS and other investigative agencies to collect criminal intelligence and actively seek credible intelligence sources.
    8. Conducted undercover narcotics suppression with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Administration Of Justice

Criminal Investigator II Resume

Objective : Conducted and assisted in over 300 federal investigations to help suppress illicit substance and narcotics violations in accordance with federal and state statutes. Enforced law and order regulations and provided security to the welfare of the installation.

Skills : Time Management Skills, Critical Thinking, Reading, Writing, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted federal-level investigations as an investigator for the Fort Bragg Drug Suppression Team involving illegitimate use, possession, and distribution of controlled substances by soldiers of the United States Army and civilians falling within purview.
    2. Conducted over 400 subject interrogations and witness interviews.
    3. Managed numerous case files at once and made decisions accordingly to move investigations forward.
    4. Collected, field tested, and processed approximately $500K worth of controlled substances.
    5. Examined and processed over 200 crime scenes.
    6. Utilized and analyzed numerous technological resources, databases, and social media to discover subjects pertaining to investigations.
    7. Mentored and supervised newly appointed special agents and investigators with conducting investigations, crime scene examinations, collecting and processing evidence, and documentation of all investigative activity.
    8. Assisted the Fort Bragg General Crimes Team with the interview of five key witnesses involved in a holiday terroristic threat on Halloween 2015.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Criminal Investigator I Resume

Objective : Enforced law and order regulations and provided security to the welfare of the installation.

Skills : Critical Thinking, Reading, Writing, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Conducted federal-level investigations as an investigator for the Fort Bragg Drug Suppression Team involving illegitimate use, possession, and distribution of controlled substances by soldiers of the United States Army and civilians falling within the purview.
    2. Conducted over 300 subject interrogations and witness interviews.
    3. Managed numerous case files at once and made decisions accordingly to move investigations forward.
    4. Collected, field-tested, and processed approximately $500K worth of controlled substances.
    5. Examined and processed over 200 crime scenes.
    6. Utilized and analyzed numerous technological resources, databases, and social media to discover subjects pertaining to investigations.
    7. Mentored and supervised newly appointed special agents and investigators with conducting investigations, crime scene examinations, collecting and processing evidence, and documentation of all investigative activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Criminal Investigator/Detective Resume

Headline : Demonstrated proficiency in identifying case issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of charges, complaints, or allegations of law violations and preparing reports that detail investigation findings.

Skills : Investigations, Internal Affairs Investigations, Basic Computer Forensics, Special Events.

Description :

    1. Investigations included program and property fraud, bribery, larceny, conflict of interest, anti-trust violations, DOD contracts, and other Federal statues governing fraudulent activities and violations of the UCM.
    2. Analyzed and evaluated evidence, distinguishing facts from hearsay, and provided reports of extremely sensitive investigations.
    3. Consulted and provided team leadership to other assigned investigators in the completion of the investigation.
    4. Initiated and maintained continuing liaison with AUSA, Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials to assure investigative continuity on matters of mutual interest.
    5. Planned, organized, and conducted interviews of suspects, subjects, complainants, and witnesses; administered oaths and rights warnings, as needed.
    6. Conducted investigations on SES personnel and Senior Military personnel assigned to DISA.
    7. Identified violations of Federal statutes, investigated wrongdoing, preserved evidence, and presented findings to AUSAs and staff judge advocates for prosecution.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Government Contracting

Lead Criminal Investigator Resume

Headline : Overs 25 years of law enforcement experience and extensive training, with over 2000 hrs of in-service training from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Skills : Speak fluent Spanish.

Description :

    1. Consisted of conducting specialized civil and criminal investigations in The Private security industry as required by state law and legislative statutes.
    2. Served as a consultant and trainer for the security and law enforcement community.
    3. Developed and maintained communication and working relationships within and outside the agency, particularly with professionals associated with law enforcement investigations.
    4. Provided expert consultation to staff and the community and law enforcement on complex security issues, associated with the private security industry involving criminal investigations and prosecution.
    5. Conducted in-depth interviews to accurately obtain information to determine immediate action if needed.
    6. Prepared and provided sufficient case documentation to provide a complete and accurate record on cases, including legal documentation or testifying in court for necessary court cases.
    7. Performed other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Law

Criminal Investigator/Officer Resume

Objective : Army veteran with five years of active duty service. Enforced law and order regulations and provided security to the welfare of the installation.

Skills : Amazing Customer Service, Able To Difuse Any Situation, Creative, Helpful, Caring, Outgoing.

Description :

    1. Conducted over 1000 interviews of witnesses, victims and suspects.
    2. Successfully completed over 500 investigations involving theft, sexual assaults, domestic assaults, assaults, narcotics, and internal inquiries within a 3 year period.
    3. Accessed numerous government database to gather background data and analyzed results for determination of entry into case files.
    4. Developed briefs for senior leadership utilizing Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
    5. Communicated both orally and in writing to multiple high levels of the command on matters related to criminal investigations providing updates on progress and completion.
    6. Developed and utilized Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to track investigation status and results.
    7. Conducted numerous briefs to senior leadership.
    8. Assisted evidence custodian and collected and preserved all evidence associated with the investigations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Psychology

Criminal Investigator Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Criminal Investigator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Computer Skills, Communication, Customer.

Description :

    1. Developed cases in conjunction with federal, state, county, and local agencies and was the grant coordinator for the department.
    2. Maintained certification as a juvenile investigator, master firearms instructor, drug seizure coordinator, criminal investigations, financial crime investigations and evidence custodian.
    3. Assessed and evaluated required evidence for prosecution administrative action.
    4. Conducted interviews with suspects, witnesses and informants.
    5. Possessed and carried an authorized firearm.
    6. Executed arrest and search warrants and apprehended, searched and transported violators.
    7. Prepared written investigative memoranda, summary of facts, comprehensive final reports, and reports of interview, subpoenas and other documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice