Criminal Investigators work mostly state and federal investigatory policies agencies and are responsible for determining and establishing the scientific evidence behind a criminal event. Said evidence is established to withstand scrutiny in a court of law to convict an alleged criminal. They harness observatory, analytical and deductive skills with the help of modern forensic tools.
Criminal Investigator CV Format
Drew D. McDermont
Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone: (215) 788-0243
To work as a criminal investigator in a large state or federal law enforcement agency
2003 – Present: Criminal Investigator, Criminal Investigation Laboratory, Chinatown, CIS Philadelphia
- Assist the Chief of Police and assigned law enforcement officers in the conduct of any investigation for open homicide and criminal cases.
- Perform on-site and laboratory investigation and examination while ensuring that the scene of any crime is preserved, artifacts gathered and pictures taken in all applicable angles.
- Ensure that laboratory findings conform with the rigors of scientific research and are conducted in methods that are admissible and defensible in any court trial.
- Interview relatives and friends of victims, suspects, witness and professionals associated with the circumstances of a case.
- Provide evidentiary testimony in a criminal trial.
Skills and Qualification
- Excellent deductive analytical, observation and deductive reasoning skills
- Above average command of investigative and forensic science and technologies
- Excellent negotiating and communication skills
Received Police Chief commendation in 2004 and 2006 for excellent investigative work resulting in 95% success rate in convicting more than 200 alleged criminals
2001 – Present: In-house training on forensics, investigative laboratory research, criminal psychology and computer database systems
1998 – 2001: BA Criminology, Philadelphia State University
Professional and Character References
To be furnished upon request