Keith Janes is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, as well as a Certified Polygraph Examiner. He is a retired Staff Sergeant with the RCMP.
Mr. Janes joined the RCMP in 1986 after graduating from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a B.A. Degree. In 1990, he trained in the field of covert operations and in 1991 was transferred to the Regina Drug Enforcement Section. His duties included mid to high level investigations on illegal drug traffickers.
In 1994, Mr. Janes was posted to the integrated proceeds of crime unit. On this unit, he was responsible for high-level national and international money laundering investigations. In 1998, Mr. Janes was promoted to Corporal, followed by a promotion to Sergeant in 1999. He trained as a polygraph examiner as well as successfully completing a number of courses in the areas of interview and interrogation techniques, statement analysis and hand writing analysis. Mr. Janes was very successful in this area and obtained many confessions.
In 2003, Mr. Janes was promoted to Staff Sergeant in charge on Red Deer City RCMP General Investigation Section. Upon retirement, he was responsible for the overall management and investigational operations of 30 regular members of the RCMP and two support staff. He directed and participated in the investigation on all serious / major crime incidents in the City of Red Deer.