Sexual Violence Investigator, Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, Saint Paul, MN
Jessica Bastil is the Sexual Violence Investigator with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University. She has been in law enforcement for over 15 years with the last 7 years at the Sheriff’s Office. She has worked as a patrol officer and held positions of field training officer, reserve coordinator, POR compliance check officer, CPR instructor, dive team member, general investigator and is currently assigned to specifically work sex crimes cases under a grant partnership with the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office. In 2017, Jessica received the Sheriff’s Office Investigator of the year award. Jessica is involved with the Ramsey County Sexual Protocol Team, East Metro Task Force, board member for the Minnesota Sex Crimes Investigators Association, and the Implementation work group. Jessica has had hundreds of hours of investigative training specializing in sexual assault, sex trafficking, child abuse, domestic abuse, kidnappings, and homicides.