WCI's strongest attribute is the expansive range of knowledge, experience,
skills and training Dave brings to the table, and being able to deal with
him directly, face to face, as opposed to larger investigational firms where
younever meet the person making the decisions or recommendations affecting you.
Dave has an accomplished career spanning 35 years of policing experience,
largely in the investigative field, including (but not limited to) 16 years
in Major Crime/Homicide, Sexual Assaults, 6 years in Violent Crimes and
General Investigation, 3 years in Forensic Crime Scene Investigation and
over 3 years in Violent Crime Analysis Section of Behavioural Sciences
Unit of the RCMP.
Spanning his 35 years in law enforcement, Dave has successfully
partnered with other police agencies such as Interpol, RCMP,
Niagara Police Organized Crime Unit, FBI, Toronto, Vancouver
and Montreal Police Agencies.
Dave has worked almost every type of Criminal Investigation
including homicide, cold cases, sexual assault, robbery,
fraud, break and enters, extortion, as well as the interception
of private communications. Dave is a past proven skilled
and successful investigator as well as an accomplished
warrant writer and affiant of extensive Supreme Court
affidavits for the interception of private communications.
Dave is also skilled at, and has extensive experience
in interviewing, managing large multi jurisdictional
and multi agency investigations. Dave has acquired
a comprehensive understanding of all types of
investigations, overall industry knowledge and
international resources and contacts. Dave has
personally been involved with100's of death
investigations, sexual assault investigations,
Criminal Investigative Behavioural Analysis
(Profiling) and is a certified specialist in Violent
Crime Investigative Analyst behaviourally analyzing
over 100's of violent crime scenes, as well as a
certified Forensic Crime Scene Technician, having hands
on experience in1000's of crime scene forensic
investigations and is a court declared fingerprint
expert in 2004 and 2016 at the NS Provincial
Dave has extensive experience in police training and teaching,
having developed, implemented, and instructed the 1st
investigational program and curriculum for the 1st Halifax
Regional Police Service Police Cadet Science Program and
supervised and instructed for 3 subsequent years. Dave
has also taught law enforcement on sex offender behaviours
including topics such as fantasies, rituals, and rapist
Dave haspersonal experience in event planning. In 2011 Dave
was the Security Manager and Planner for the Canada Winter
Games held in Halifax. This involved total planning for
security related matters for all events, venues and participants
as well as training volunteer security staff.
Dave also has personal experience and training in personal security.
Formally trained by the RCMP, Dave participated in the 1987
Commonwealth Conference in Vancouver, G7 Summit in halifax
1997 and President George Bush's visit to Halifax in 2004.
Dave was appointed by the Chief Justice of NS in June 2016
to sit on the Nova Scotia Judicial Council.
NOTEABLE ACCREDITATIONS :
|Major Crime Investigative Techniques|
|Major Case Management|
|Violent Offenders Behaviors|
|Behavior, Truth, and Deception Part 1 & 2|
|The Sexually Violent Offender Part 1 & 2|
|Sexual Violence : Psychology, Juveniles, False Confessions|
|Violence in American Institutions: Work-School-Public, Part 1& 2|
| Inside the Minds of Murderers: Exploring the Homicidal Motivation Part 1 & 2|
|Community Based Policing|
|Police Leadership & Management|
|Fatal Fire Investigation|
|Criminal Investigative Anaysis / Profiling|
Contact WCI for Dave's complete CV.