Forensic Police Investigator Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Cell Phone Forensics & Data Recovery, Uncover Deleted or Hidden Data, Call Logs – Contacts – Text Messages – Photos – Email – Videos, GPS Locations (Wi-Fi and Cell Tower) – Call Logs – Contacts – Text Messages – Email – Facebook Contacts -Skype (contacts, calls and chat), Deleted Files, Passwords – Full Logical and Physical Extraction of Data – Deleted files – Photos – Videos – Call History – Internal Application Data, Garmin & Tom-Tom log history, Cellebrite UFED Physical Pro – iPhones, Real-Time Decryption, Data recovery, Passcode Recovery, UFED Physical Analyzer extracts and presents GPS fixes, Wi-Fi networks & cell towers IDs from all iOS devices, iPhone Content Decoding, Contact lists, Locations (WiFi, cell towers and GPS fixes), Images, Video files, Text messages (SMS), MMS, Email, Notes, Calendar, Bluetooth devices pairing history, Safari, Bookmarks, History, Cookies, Garmin, Home location, Favorites, Recently found, Home location, Favorite, Recent locations, Entered, Last journey, Last fix, WhatsApp, chat, Viber, Fring, AIM, TextNow, TextFree, Google+, Skype,


Michigan State Police – Trooper – 1977 – 1989 Uniform Sergeant – Owosso Post – 1989-1999
Supervise Criminal Investigations
Maintain and Supervise Property Room and Evidence
Oversee budget, scheduling and training of officers
Assist in Criminal Investigations

Detective Sergeant – Michigan State Police. (Retired – July 2002)
Case Supervision and monitoring of criminal investigations.
Designed a digital mug shot program for several MSP locations.
Investigated hundreds of computer related crimes for over 35 different Law Enforcement Agencies, with a conviction rate of 100%.
Instructor – How to seize a computer without destroying evidence

Types of Investigations Include:

  • Homicide
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Threatening Communications
  • Larceny
  • Intimidation and Harassment Complaints
  • Bribery
  • Worked closely with outside law enforcement agencies and other branches of the criminal justice system.
  • Aided Federal, State, and local law enforcement officers and prosecutors.
  • Assigned to work closely with the Clinton County Detective Bureau.
  • Assignments included the following counties:
    Ingham, Eaton, Jackson, Clinton, Shiawassee, Macomb, Oakland, Ionia, Gratiot, Livingston, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Isabella, Lapeer, and Monroe.


Meritorious Service – Investigation of a “Murder-For-Hire” scheme originating in Arkansas.
Life Saving Award.
Unit Citation for Professional Excellence – Unsolved Homicides and Armed Robbery Investigations.
Distinguished Expert badges in marksmanship (the highest level achievable).


Access Data Internet Forensics Access Data Forensics Bootcamp
Certificate of Training – Access Data Forensic Toolkit
Over 28 years of continuing education & experience with the Michigan State Police Certificate of Training – Guidance Software – Encase
Certificate of Computer Training – FBI Laboratory – Quantico, Va. Certified A+ PC Hardware/Software
Terminal Agency Coordinator – Law Enforcement Information Network US Attorney’s Cyber-Crime Course
Attorney General’s Computer Crimes Course. Member High Tech Crime Consortium
Eastern Michigan University – High Tech Crimes Lansing Computer Institute.
CelleBrite Certified – Cell Phone Forensics Cellebrite Advanced Smartphone Analysis (CASA) AccessData Forensic Toolkit – ACE Certified


Clinton County Circuit Court- Criminal and Civil Cases Shiawassee County Circuit Court – Criminal
Macomb County Circuit Court- Criminal Eaton County Circuit Court – Criminal
Jackson County – Circuit and District Court – Criminal and Civil Ingham County – Circuit and Probate Court
Oakland County – Circuit Court – Criminal & Civil Federal Bankruptcy Court – Eastern District – Detroit Clermont County – Ohio
Kalamazoo County – Circuit Court Newaygo County – Circuit Court Grand Traverse County
Kent County – GPS Tracking, Surveillance, Computer and Cell Phone Forensics Wayne County
Genesee County Livingston County Ottawa County Washtenaw County
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Westmoreland County Criminal Court – Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Use and Monitoring of GPS Tracking Devices and Surveillance
Clinton County
54-B District Court – East Lansing Eaton County
Ingham County


St Joseph County Circuit Court Ottawa County
Jackson County Clinton County Circuit Genesee County
St Joseph County Wayne County Kent County Ingham County Calhoun County Berrien County Kalamazoo County Muskegon County
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Court Appointed – Federal Court’s in Michigan
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan


South East Michigan Chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
April 2015 State Appellate Defender Office and State Bar of Michigan –
Criminal Law Spring Conference – Frankenmuth, MI.
June 2016 Detroit/Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program –
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Auditorium – Detroit, MI.
October 2016