Criminal Investigator

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Lynnea Valmores | (844) 213-6633 | Fort Collins, CO



Criminal Investigator III at Federal Bureau of Investigation, COMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully investigated and closed 100 complex felony cases.
  • Successfully apprehended 50 dangerous criminals.
  • Recovered $1 million in stolen property.
  • Seized $2 million in illegal drugs.
  • Trained 20 new investigators.
  • Presented at 10 conferences on investigative techniques.

Criminal Investigator II at Drug Enforcement Administration, COJul 2020 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 5 detectives in investigating a string of robberies targeting local businesses.
  • Successfully apprehended the suspect within 2 weeks and recovered $10,000 worth of stolen property.
  • Conducted 50 interviews during an embezzlement investigation at a large corporation.
  • Gathered enough evidence to secure indictments against 3 individuals involved in the scheme.
  • Recovered over $1 million dollars that had been misappropriated.
  • Testified as an expert witness in court on 4 occasions regarding cases involving fraud and money laundering.

Criminal Investigator I at United States Secret Service, COSep 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully investigated and closed 100 cases.
  • Developed and implemented new investigative techniques that increased case clearances by 20%.
  • Created a database of local criminal activity that helped to solve 5 high-profile cases.
  • Worked closely with the district attorney's office to secure 10 indictments against major drug dealers in the city.
  • Successfully completed undercover operations that led to the arrest of 15 individuals involved in human trafficking.


Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice at Arapahoe Community CollegeAug 2010 - May 2015

I have learned research, writing, and analytical skills while studying for my Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice.


  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Evidence Collection and Analysis
  • Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques
  • Criminal Profiling
  • Forensic Science
  • Surveillance Techniques
  • Report Writing

Carrah Murr | (145) 733-6000 | 1234 Example St.



Criminal Investigator III at Louisiana State Police, LAMar 2022 - Present

  • Investigated and solved 100 complex felony cases.
  • Led a team of 10 investigators in solving a high-profile case.
  • Recovered $5 million in stolen property.
  • Trained 50 new investigators on best practices.
  • Presented at national conferences on innovative investigative techniques.

Criminal Investigator II at New Orleans Police Department, LAJul 2018 - Jan 2022

  • Investigated and solved 100+ complex felony cases, with a 90% success rate.
  • Led or assisted in 20+ high-profile investigations, resulting in successful prosecutions.
  • Trained and mentored 10+ new investigators, helping them to become successful members of the team.
  • Presented expert testimony in 50+ court cases, leading to convictions in all but 5 cases.
  • Negotiated 25+ plea agreements with defendants, resulting in significant prison sentences.

Criminal Investigator I at Baton Rouge Police Department, LASep 2015 - Jun 2018

  • Successfully investigated and closed 100 cases during tenure as Criminal Investigator I.
  • Successfully apprehended 50 criminals through the use of investigative techniques.
  • Recovered $2 million in stolen property through investigations.
  • Awarded “Investigator of the Year” by department 3 times.
  • Trained 5 new investigators on proper investigation techniques.


Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LASep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned how to communicate with people of all backgrounds, how to report and document accurately, and how to think critically and solve problems.


  • Fingerprint analysis
  • Bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Ballistics
  • Crime scene reconstruction
  • Trace evidence analysis
  • Forensic anthropology
  • DNA profiling