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Manager Investigation

Azusa, California, United States
25.00 Hr.
August 25, 2018

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David McDonald

Criminal/Civil Investigator

Duarte, CA 91010


I have over 24yrs. in the Investigation Field with extensive training and field experience in Homicide, burglary,

narcotics, theft, personal protection, insurance fraud, labor disputes, worker compensation, Fugitive Recovery

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Owner Manager

West Coast Recovery Investigation - Duarte, CA

May 2018 to Present

As Owner/Manager of the business My duties consist of obtaining clients and reviewing request prior to taking the case. Once I accept the case I contact the client personally to go over there request and see if there any further information that would be a benefit to the case. I then start working on there case being sure to cover all information they request to assure all investigation information they need to resolve there case has been explored and documented to there satisfaction. Including testifying in court when needed. Owner/Manager

MPD Agencey and Private Patrol - Azusa, CA

December 1983 to December 1995

As the Owner/Manager of the company I Gained clients for both the Security side of the business as well as the Investigative side of the company. Conducting high value Security for jewelry Stores and Jewelry transportation. Also conducting Personal protection for diplomats and entertainers, criminal investigations for court appointed superior court Los Angeles County including homicide, burglary, narcotics working as a undercover operative in various corporations for theft and narcotics along with various law enforcement agencies such as LA County Sheriff, Monrovia Police, Pasadena Police, Los Angeles Police. testifying in court numerous times when needed. Conducted civil investigations for insurance companies where fraud might be involved also surveillance for worker compensation cases testifying in deposition, or court.

Director of Special Investigation

West Coast Dectives - Sherman Oaks, CA

June 1971 to October 1991

Started working for this International Detective Agency as a undercover operative working in corporations for the purpose of theft, and narcotics. Working closely with law enforcement agencies assisting in arrest and prosecution.

I then became a field investigator along with training I conducted Criminal Investigation, Civil Investigation, Labor Disputes where I was the Director not only supervising Security Officers at the location also supervising field investigators assigned to labor disputes. With further training I became the Director of Investigation where my duties were handling Security, and Investigators, that was of undercover, field investigators on such cases as labor disputes, theft, narcotics, fraud insurance, personal protection, etc. Education

Some college in GED

San Gabriel Adult - San Gabriel, CA

March 1971 to March 1972


SECURITY, COMPENSATION, WORKERS COMPENSATION, West Coast Detective Academy of Training Certifications/Licenses

Private Investigator PI 188397

May 2018 to May 2020

Licence Private Investigator By Consumer Affairs

Additional Information


Homicide Investigation Criminal Investigation

Civil Investigation School Security

Labor Disputes Undercover Operative

Personal Protection Insurance Fraud

Workers Compensation High Value Transpotation

Fugitive Recovery

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