Investigator

Gregg Cherry 578 Schenectady Avenue Brooklyn NY 11203-1821 Mobile: (201) 206-7007 Home: (718) 953-2539 Email: Gregg_Cherry@yahoo.com Objective: An accomplished professional, offering over 20 years of experience in criminal investigations, law enforcement and security, seeking a challenging position utilizing expertise gained throughout a productive career as a Detective with the New York City Police Department. Summary: Over 20 years law enforcement and investigative experience. 5 years combined dignitary and executive protection experience. 3 years government contractor and private security experience. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: September 2012 - Present Protective Agent FINEST PROTECTIVE AND INVESTIGATION SERVICES 643 Main Street Sparkill, New York 10976 Providing Investigative And Protection Services in the aspect of Executive Protection, Corporate Security, Celebrity Protection, Event Security, Pre-Employment Screening, Civil & Criminal Investigations, Covert Surveillance And Missing Persons Investigations. September 2005 - October 2011 Special Investigator OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY, KINGS COUNTY 350 Jay Street Brooklyn, New York 11201 Investigating cases of Organized Crime, Political Misconduct, Fraud and Money Laundering. Performing physical and electronic surveillance, Report Writing, case maintenance, witness and prisoner custody and Dignitary Protection in addition to Court Testimony and working closely with Attorneys and other State and federal Law Enforcement Agency's. May 2005 - September 2005 X-RAY SECURITY SCREENER Pro Quest Security, Inc. 693 Broadway, Massapequa, NY 11758 Smith Heimann® X-ray machine screener for "Citigroup's" high-profile NYC headquarters located at 399 Park Ave. Primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of the building and its residents by preventing unauthorized firearms and other weapons and explosives from entering the building. June 2004 - May 2005 SECURITIES INDUSTRY AUTOMATION CORPORATION - Brooklyn, NY Security Supervisor Primary responsibilities provide protection and support to employees and patrons. Maintain visitor and staff awareness of corporate security policies. Supervise the issuance of temporary access badges, maintain company wide key to controlled areas utilizing Passage Point and Access Point technologies to prevent unauthorized admittance within the facilities. CCTV database management coupled with the CCURE security systems application. January 2004 - June 2004 SECURITY SCREENER TSA, JFK International Airport, Jamaica, NY 11430 Performed various duties including providing security and protection of air travelers, the airport and airlines. Responsible for identifying dangerous or potentially deadly objects in baggage, cargo and/or on passengers; and preventing those objects from being transported onto the airline. Performed various tasks such as: wan ding, pat down searches, operation of x-ray machines, lifting of baggage weighing up to 70 lbs, and screening and ticket review using electronic and imaging equipment. Position required government clearance. February 2003 - June 2004 CCTV MONITOR SUPERVISOR Security Consultants Group, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN 37830 Anti-terrorist profiler responsible for performing and supervising closed circuit surveillance of federal buildings covering five (5) city blocks, located in the lower Manhattan area, via the 130-camera Loronix™ CCTV system. Frequently communicated with Department of Homeland Security FPS and INS department personnel. *Position required government clearance. January 2002 - January 2003 CONSULTANT US Investigations Services, Falls Church, VA 22043 Independent investigative consultant responsible for ascertaining information in relation to the academic and scholastic records of non-immigrant students attending educational institutions within the United States, in conjunction with information gathered through the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). January 1984 - January 2004 (RETIRED) DETECTIVE N.Y.P.D., O.C.C.B., Brooklyn, NY 11221 Detective and Organized Crime Investigator responsible for infiltrating and gathering vital intelligence, as to the whereabouts and operations of illegal enterprises, profiting from the distribution and promotion of narcotics, prostitution, gambling and other fraudulent activities. Supervision of confidential informants and training of undercover operatives in field operations. September 1981 - January 1984 Caseworker (ECS) BCW 241 Church St. New York, NY 10013 Caseworker investigating cases of Child Abuse and Neglect conducting in home assessments, performing child removals and ordering hospital care when necessary in the event the child was harmed or injured as a result of the alleged allegations. Case maintenance and referrals in addition to court testimony. EDUCATION:: Bachelor of Arts in English, 1980 Shaw University, Raleigh, NC 27601 Other: Computer and Internet proficient using MS Word, MS Outlook, IE 6.0, Windows XP, and Quicken. Training: Security Consultants Group, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (2003) Completed course in Basic CCTV Monitor Training for the DHS/FPS CCTV monitoring station in NYC. Topics included: government assets, access control, communications, logbook, observation techniques and theory, crime/incident response, abnormal behavior of people, and initiative/first response. TSA, JFK International Airport, Jamaica, NY 11430 (2004) Successfully completed required TSA Security Screener training, which included: 56-72 hours of classroom training, 112-128 hours of on-the-job training, and a certification examination. Awards/Honors: Certificate of Congressional Record 108th Congress First Session. Acknowledged by Congressman Ed Towns (D-NY). City Council Citation. Acknowledged by Albert Vann (D-NY). Personal: Recognized as an enthusiastic, dedicated and hard working professional skilled in all facets of investigative operations – Maintains efficiency and composure under highly demanding conditions – Capable of prioritizing and coordinating diverse work assignments – Cultivate and maintain positive and productive relations with all contacts through solid communications, interpersonal and organizational skills – Able to function in an undercover and stealth capacity, while performing covert operations. Area of knowledge and experience extends to the following: SPECIALIZED TRAINING * Background, Criminal, Drug, Fraud, Undercover Investigations * Crime Scene Analysis * Counter-Surveillance * Information Research * Missing Persons/Skip Tracing * Protective/Bodyguard Services * Anti Terrorist Profiling CERTIFICATIONS Security Guard Instructor for general topics, CPR and Fire Guard Certificate LICENSES NYS Armed Guard License, Unrestricted Concealed Carry Handgun License

  • ID#: 70180
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY , 11203

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