About Me

About Me

I strive to help my clients make the most informed business, professional, and personal decisions as possible.”


Alan left his professional law enforcement career in alanportraitNovember of 2002 after being asked to join a major risk management firm in the State of Washington. His training and knowledge as a Washington State certified law enforcement officer and major crimes detective as well as his abilities to interact with people were the primary reasons he was recruited by this firm.

Alan’s law enforcement career included investigations at the local, state, and federal levels. He has amassed well over 3000 hours of training related to investigations with specialties in the areas of interviews and interrogation, internal affairs, polygraph and forensic computer and document examinations as well as human resources.

He has conducted countless criminal investigations throughout his career and well over 1000 personnel and employment related investigations. Alan has been a polygraph examiner since 2001 and has administered hundreds of criminal, civil, and pre-employment polygraph examinations.

In every investigation, Alan has always shown that he has the expertise and ability to be honest, ethical, confidential and professional.


Some of Alan’s Training, Programs and Certifications include:

  • Basic and Advanced Homicide Investigations
  • Wash. St. / FBI Interviewing Techniques
  • Reid Method of Interviewing and Interrogation
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome Training
  • Backster School of Lie Detection (Polygraph training)
  • Child Abuse Investigation and Interviews
  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Child Physical Abuse
  • Internet Crimes Against Children
  • Post Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph Certification
  • Cold Case Investigations and DNA Techniques
  • FBI Crime Scene Investigations and Forensics
  • Essentials of Human Resources
  • School Threat Management
  • Avoiding Employee Termination Lawsuits in Washington
  • Employee Misconduct and Discipline
  • Risk Management for Law Enforcement
  • Washington State Basic Mediation Training
  • Objective Pre-Employment Interviewing training
  • EnCase Basic Computer Forensic training
  • EnCase Advanced Computer Forensic training
  • Advanced Post Conviction Sex Offender Polygraph training
  • Computer Forensic Explorer Certification
  • Forensic Document Examiner
  • Member: Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners
  • Member: American Polygraph Association
  • Member: Northwest Polygraph Examiner Association
  • Member: Washington Association of Legal Investigators
  • Licensed Washington State Private Investigator #3391
  • Nationally Certified Polygraph Examiner