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Seek the Challenging Position of Private Investigator
A highly talented Private Investigator with huge experience in conducting investigations for clients and preparing evidence for court proceedings; often involved with matters of insurance, missing persons and character enquiries.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Strong surveillance and claims investigation experience.
Possession of Valid State Driver's license.
Considerable ability of using a reliable surveillance vehicle, 8mm digital camcorder and computer with internet connection.
Doubtless willingness to travel at short notice.
Exceptional ability to present ideas and information in writing.
Deep familiarity with a wide range of aspects of law (e.g., business, personal, criminal)
Strong ability at providing a service to members of the public and checking that people are following laws or regulations
Exceptional skills at working outdoors in any weather.
Strong sense of being aware of and taking into account the feelings, views and behavior of others
Uncommon ability using the technical and creative skills of photography.
Great ability keeping accurate records or reports.
Exceptional at providing information and interviewing people.
Exceptional ability to cope with awkward or difficult people.
Remarkable ability to work for long periods of time.
Strong physical disposition and being able to stand for long hours.
Finders Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2002 - Present
Conduct private investigations to locate missing persons, obtain confidential information, and solve crimes: Question individuals to locate missing persons.
Conduct surveillance of suspects using binoculars and cameras.
Conduct background investigation of individual to obtain data on character, financial status, and personal history.
Examine scene of crime for clues and submits fingerprints and findings to laboratory for identification and analysis.
Write reports of investigations for clients.
Report criminal information to police and testifies in court.
Investigate activities of individuals in divorce and child custody cases.
Arrange lie detector tests for employees of clients or witnesses.
Escort valuables to protect client's property.
Perform in commercial and industrial establishments as an undercover.
New York City Police Department, NY 1997 - 2002
Patrolled assigned areas to check building security, assisted and backed-up student building security personnel, and checked for and remedy hazardous or potential criminal situations.
Enforced vehicle operation and parking laws.
Answered calls involving fires, accidents, and various misdemeanors and felonies.
Made arrests and issued citations.
Gathered preliminary information as responding officer on criminal calls, prepared relevant reports to pass the information gathered on to the assigned investigator, assisted investigator in case preparation and acted as criminal investigator for the department as required.
Maintained surveillance on criminal suspects and unauthorized persons on campus.
Escorted bank deposits in accordance with established organizational policies.
Escorted prisoners and served warrants.
Completed reports of arrests, accidents, interviews, and evidence property received.
Attended training sessions.
Acted as trainer of new personnel, assisted in case preparation as required.
Testified in court.
Education and Professional Training
New York State Licensed Private investigator
Successful completion of New York State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy
Successful completion of the New York State Police Training Academy Recruit School
University of New York
Associate Degree in Social Justice (1997)