Steve is a specialist in electronics, video surveillance, and the detection and installation of wiretaps and covert bugging devices. Steve has the equipment and knowledge to properly sweep, detect, and rid your home or office of illegally placed listening devices, and has the experience to testify in court regarding those devices. He is a qualified pilot and owns a private aircraft to expedite the transportation to a bugsweep.

Steve is a retired Southern Colorado law enforcement officer, where he worked in nearly every bureau and every discipline, from property crimes to supervising homicide investigations. He either supervised or was involved in over 20 homicide investigations.

During his 32-year extensive police experience, he has been on the scene investigating scores of major crimes and catastrophes. He has interviewed and/or interrogated hundreds of individuals that have been suspected of committing major crimes.

He was the Chief of Major Crimes, commanding, instructing, and guiding dozens of detectives and law enforcement officers, bringing to successful conclusion the investigation of many major crimes.

He has been a POST qualified instructor in the areas of interviewing and interrogation, report writing and documentation and defensive and pursuit driving. He is a certified Crisis (Hostage) Negotiator, trained by the FBI, and has personally negotiated dozens of tense, crisis situations.

Steve currently travels the country teaching police detectives, social workers, federal agents, corporate executives, physicians, and attorneys techniques for interviewing and interrogation of suspects and witnesses. The program has been touted as being one of the best in the country.


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