Forensic Investigator Resume Samples

A Forensic Investigator is a member of the law enforcement team that helps secure a crime scene to collect evidence. The job description entails taking responsibility for arriving at the scene, collecting evidence, and storing it securely. Other tasks are mentioned on the Forensic Investigator Resume as – visiting the crime scene immediately, collecting evidence, performing various duties such as working with detectives, collecting and cataloging evidence, taking evidence to the lab for checking, and testifying in the court about the crime if needed.

Those seeking this job role must be highly attentive and be able to portray the following skills as well – a good understanding of the requirements of the job, scientific writing skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, and public speaking skills. The ability to be professional in conduct, and apply excellent analytical skills are needed. Knowledge of using all types of investigating tools is also needed. A degree in forensic science offers the best way to enter the occupation.

Forensic Investigator Resume example

Forensic Investigator Resume

Objective : Forensic Investigator with 2 years of experience in Processing evidence at a crime scene or in the forensic laboratory for latent prints and biological fluids, and also Collecting, preserving, and maintaining evidence in the forensic laboratory to prevent contamination and properly maintain and document chain of custody.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared and initiated hearings.
    2. Prepared the managers' report.
    3. Managed and controlled individual budgets and company assets.
    4. Dealt with customers in a customer-centric manner.
    5. Served as Supervisor-On-Call and Field Training Officer.
    6. Conducted scientific investigations regarding fingerprints, questioned documents, serology and drugs.
    7. Qualified and testified in criminal, civil and arbitration courts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Forensic Investigator Resume

Summary : More than twenty years' experience supervising through start-up and restructuring transitions. Excellent leader with documented contributions leading to improved heightened productivity and enhance internal controls.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Investigated more than 5,000 crime scenes.
    2. Preserved the chain of custody through the identification, preservation, documentation and collection of physical evidence.
    3. Worked as a liaison with various divisions of law enforcement including local, state and federal.
    4. Interviewed victims, suspects and witnesses for relevant data regarding a criminal investigation.
    5. Completed investigative reports as well as process evidence in a timely manner.
    6. Instructed community on safety procedures against criminal activity.
    7. Testified and presented evidence in criminal court.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science


Forensic Investigator Resume

Summary : Forensic Investigator with over 15 years accounting and finance leadership experience across several industries (business process outsourcing; travel; forensics; manufacturing; public accounting). Create efficiencies via Six Sigma principles to: streamline process flows; enhance data integrity; improve bottom line.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Lean Sigma/6 Sigma, Design For Manufacturing, Failure Modes And Effects Analysis.

Description :

    1. Served northeastern and central Florida, including Duval, Clay, Nassau, Suwannee, Lafayette, Columbia, and Hamilton counties.
    2. Forensic Investigator Performed all of the duties outlined for the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
    3. Fingerprinted bodies and submitted them to law enforcement.
    4. Collected, documented, and logged personal effects into evidence.
    5. Conducted investigations to identify unknown decedents.
    6. Submitted unidentified decedent profiles to NCIC.
    7. Reviewed all Duval County death certificates for correctness before submission to the Bureau of Vital Records.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Forensic Investigator Resume

Objective : An accomplished quality program manager with a unique combination of research skills and practical experience, including applications in the criminal justice system, academia, and international human rights organizations. Have successfully developed and lectured University-level courses, as well as trained professionals in the criminal justice system.

Skills : Loss Prevention, Investigations, Compliance, Inventory Management, Interviewing, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Project Management, CCTV, Security.

Description :

    1. Responded to calls from Prince George's County Police Department (PGPD) to make notification of death; determined jurisdiction over death and responded to scene within one hour of notification.
    2. Located remains and pronounced or confirmed death prior to scene investigation; interviewed witnesses, medical providers, family members, and others to collect data regarding the death and to complete the decedent's medical/mental health/social profile.
    3. Conducted preliminary examination of remains to aid the medical examiner in determining the cause and manner of death.
    4. Photographed remains and scene details removed personal property and items of evidentiary value and transferred items to PGPD.
    5. Completed detailed death investigative reports for each case and submitted them to the assigned medical examiner.
    6. Observed and documented relevant aspects of the death scene utilizing digital photography equipment; uploaded and transmitted images to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) for review at the morning meeting.
    7. Identified case issues and evidence data needed based on complaint or allegation of law violation; obtained post mortem blood samples for submission to OCME when requested by an on-call pathologist.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Forensic Investigator Resume

Objective : Forensic Investigator with 5 years of experience in Preparing chemicals and solutions that are used to process crime scenes and evidence for latent prints and blood enhancement, Preparing evidence for presentation in court; meet with attorneys, investigators, or other law enforcement personnel; testify as an expert in court in relation to investigative work performed.

Skills : Multiple ERP data migrations. Data mining, Mapping.

Description :

    1. Performed vehicle accident investigation and reconstruction, biomechanical and injury analyses, seatbelt analyses, vehicle crash data retrieval, and consultation.
    2. Evaluatedaccidents involving a slip, trip, and fall hazards, injury causation, human factors, building code, and equipment safety.
    3. Provided analysis of mechanical failure and personal injury in the maritime environment.
    4. Performed plumbing failure evaluations including fittings and appliances.
    5. Continued to provide the same expertise, skills, and consulting services developed in previous job positions described below.
    6. Qualified and testified in civil and arbitration courts.
    7. Investigated circumstances of death at the scene by questioning police, witnesses, medical personnel, and others present; collecting and preserving evidence; photographing the scene and the body.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Design & Safety

Forensic Investigator Resume

Headline : Seeking a Forensic Investigator position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Strong Research, Proficient In Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Provided photographic documentation of crime scenes, collect, and preserve physical evidence.
    2. Performed a variety of types of analysis of evidence that may be collected at a crime scene in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and department/division policy.
    3. Enforced federal, state, and local laws as necessary Accomplishments I have been awarded the Officer of the Month numerous times.
    4. Demonstrated a high level of attention to detail in this position.
    5. Determined compliance with forensic investigation laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
    6. Conducted background investigations to gather additional information, such as interviewing relatives of the deceased to ascertain medical history, recent health, and other pertinent factors concerning the circumstances surrounding the death; contacts decedent's physician, hospital personnel, dentists, law enforcement, attorneys, and others who may have pertinent information.
    7. Collected and appropriately preserved evidence found on the body; packaged and transferred custody of evidence to PGPD; bagged and coordinated transfer of remains to OCME; wrote and filed detailed investigative reports in each case.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Forensic Investigator Resume

Summary : As a Forensic Investigator, responsible for Collecting and maintaining ten-print fingerprint records using Live-Scan (or other equipment utilized by West Valley City Police Department) for work-related or court-ordered individuals, attending and completing the Utah Crime Scene Academy, or equivalent level of training.

Skills : Networking Diagnostic Troubleshooting Server Administration Biometrics E-Discovery.

Description :

    1. Responded to major crime scenes and photographed, documented, and collected items of physical evidence for applicable analyses such as Latent Fingerprint, DNA, Trace, Drug, Ballistics, and Shoe and Tire analyses.
    2. Examined physical evidence in the Columbia Police Department's Crime Laboratory for latent fingerprints utilizing powders, chemicals, and alternate light sources.
    3. Conducted comparative analyses of fingerprints for one, two, and third-level minutiae in accordance with the Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation and Verification (ACE-V) method and presented written and expert testimonial findings to the courts.
    4. Coded and entered latent prints into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).
    5. Provided expert testimony in various court proceedings regarding crime scene investigation and fingerprint identification.
    6. Conducted interviews and interrogations of witnesses and suspects.
    7. Conducted microscopic and Duquenois-Levine analyses of plant material for Marijuana characteristics and rendered written opinions to the courts regarding findings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Forensic Investigator Resume

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

Skills : Microsoft Project, MATLAB, AutoCAD, Revit, LabVIEW, Solidworks, Introductory German, Basic French.

Description :

    1. Investigated violent, sudden, suspicious deaths and deaths unattended by a physician.
    2. Conducted scene investigations of the incident.
    3. Transported subject from scene to medical examiner's office.
    4. Conducted interviews to obtain subjects' background history.
    5. Obtained medical documentation to assist with the investigation.
    6. Prepared documentation of incident utilizing photographs and written reports.
    7. Conducted confidential and independent investigations of deaths that fall under the Virginia Medical Examiner's jurisdiction, to include all manners of death.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Forensic Investigator Resume

Headline : Preparing evidence for presentation in court; meet with attorneys, investigators, or other law enforcement personnel; testify as an expert in court in relation to investigative work performed.

Skills : MS Office, Investigation Skills.

Description :

    1. Collected, preserved, and maintained evidence in the forensic laboratory to prevent contamination and properly maintain and document chain of custody.
    2. Prepared chemicals and solutions that are used to process crime scenes and evidence for latent prints and blood enhancement.
    3. Collected and maintained ten-print fingerprint records using Live-Scan (or other equipment utilized by West Valley City Police Department) for work-related or court ordered individuals.
    4. Attended and completed the Utah Crime Scene Academy, or equivalent level of training.
    5. Operated the Leica Scan Station equipment and diagramming software utilized by the West Valley City Police Department.
    6. Attended and be trained on latent print development and analysis techniques.
    7. Completed Marijuana Leaf Identification and Field Identification and Drug Officer (FIDO) training classes.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Design & Safety

              Forensic Investigator Resume

              Headline : Establishing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships with Department Management, Supervisors, Police Officers, and other employees, professional peers, court representatives, and other public safety agencies, and the general public.

              Skills : Microsoft, Statistics, Technical Writing, Policy Development, Archaeology, Geophysical Survey, Sales, Management.

              Description :

                1. Collaborated with federal and international law enforcement.
                2. Assigned undercover in banking as a loan officer and teller and on Wall Street.
                3. Participated in major undercover bribery and money laundering cases with the Joint FBI / NYPD Task Force.
                4. Assigned as one of the original officers to this specially trained unit designed for all forms of emergency response.
                5. Specially trained in cultural behavior and police services.
                6. Prepared report for an autopsy the following day.
                7. Transported bodies from hospital morgues to the ME's office for storage prior to autopsy.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED