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Joel Dean completed a six month POST (Peace Officer in Standards and Training) certified California course in 2001.  Joel was a sworn peace officer for over a decade in California.  Joel achieved the title of Sergeant and then entered the private sector of investigations where he focuses on Insurance investigations, domestic investigations and criminal defense investigations. 

Joel has received specialized training in the following areas:
Drug recognition 7 step D.A.R.
H&S 11550 certified
Supervisor core course (80 hours)
Field Training Officer course (40 hours)
Identification of Gang and Gang awareness
Background investigations
Administration of background investigations
Defensive tactics instructor (80 hours)
Street Survival
Taser instructor course (24 hours)
Interview and interrogation (24 hours)
Internal affairs investigation (24 hours)
Active shooter
Basic narcotics investigations
NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
NRA Personal Protection in the home
DOJ Certified Handgun Safety Instructor

Joel also holds a Basic, Intermediate and Advanced POST (Police Officer Standards and Training) certificate from the State of California as well as a POST Supervisor  certificate issued by the State of California. 

Joel's investigative experience has consisted of investigation in the criminal and civil side of law.  Joel has conducted investigations that were criminal in nature in the following areas: 

Death Investigations, Credit Card Fraud, Burglary, Disability and Worker’s Compensation Fraud, Employee embezzlement, Assault with Deadly Weapons, Simple Assault, Domestic Violence, Forcible Rape, Possession of Illegal Drugs including Surveillance of Suspected Offenders, Possession of Illegal Weapons, False Police Reports, Driving Under the Influence and Cultivation of Marijuana for Sales and many other violations of state and federal law.

Joel has conducted investigations that were non-criminal in nature in the following areas:

Violations of Business Policy and Procedure, Citizen’s Complaints, Pre-Employment Background Investigations, Civil Service, Industrial License Compliance, Unfaithful Spouses, Improper Business Practices, Sexual Harassment, Workers Compensation Investigations, Desperate Treatment Complaints and Criminal Background Checks.