Randy is an Arizona State licensed Private Investigator, Certified Evidence Photographer, and Accident Reconstructionist.
In 1990 Randy was hired by the Arizona Department of Public Safety and completed the Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy. During his noteworthy career with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, he was assigned to the Highway Patrol Bureau and the Vehicular Crimes Unit. In addition to patrol duties Randy was assigned to the Civil Emergency Task Force, receiving accolades from Arizona Governor Symington for participation in several high profile operations. Randy received praise from the Director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and the Police Chiefs of Phoenix and Glendale for the apprehension and conviction of a high-risk offender responsible for a string of home invasions and car-jackings across the valley.
His duties routinely included investigation of criminal offenses including murder, aggravated assault and other major felonies. Randy processed crime scenes for forensic evidence using photography, laser-measuring equipment, latent print processing techniques and other methods of evidence collection/preservation. He was frequently called upon to assist other agencies in the collection of evidence, tracking of fugitives and forensic photography.
Arizona courts have recognized Randy as an expert witness in Traffic Accident Reconstruction, forensic photography and footwear evidence. He has lectured on topics including Desert Survival, Fugitive Tracking, Forensic Photography, and Crime Scene Investigation.
In November of 2002 Randy prepared and implemented a block of instruction on Occupant Kinematics for Highway Patrol Officers in Advanced Training. As the senior officer on the squad he often supervised junior officers. Randy assisted in training new officers particularly in the area of crime scene investigation and evidence collection. In December of 2005 he compiled a Predictive Analysis and Geographical profile in a highly publicized homicide case. Randy retired from the Arizona Department of Public Safety in June of 2005 and received praise from a second Arizona governor, Janet Napolitano, for meritorious service.
In April of 2006 Randy was tasked by the Daisy Mountain Fire Department to conduct an investigation regarding the fatal collision between a department fire apparatus and passenger car. In August 2008 Randy was contracted by the State of Arizona to conduct criminal investigations, surveillance operations, covert operations and process crime scenes in special cases where the State of Arizona is the victim.
Randy provides consulting services for numerous government agencies. In June 2009 Randy was contracted by a Canadian agency to teach a forensic photography seminar for Fire, Arson, and Explosion Investigators including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He has been tasked by Estrella Mountain Community College to implement a fingerprint science program in the Evidence Technology section. Randy is currently teaching this program, a criminal investigations class and most recently a Forensic Photography program. He is a board certified evidence photographer, certified by the Evidence Photographers International Council in 2009.
Randy can be contacted at email@example.com or 1.602.696.0161