Mr. Beers is a recognized expert in the areas of death investigation and personal injury causation. He is the only Board Certified Legal Investigator (CLI) in northern Colorado and Wyoming, and is also a certified in Medicolegal Death Investigations specializing consultations and investigations of all civil Personal Injury, Negligence and Death matters, as well as felony Criminal Defense. He is also a recognized expert on issues involving private investigation. In addition to authoring this book for CRC Press, he continues to speak extensively on investigative techniques and principles and has authored multiple peer-reviewed white papers, self-published "Professional Locate Investigations" and co-developed the distance learning course "Death Investigations for Private Investigators".

In addition, he consults nationally and has provided expert testimony on Protocols of Private Investigation, and Forensic Investigations of Injury Pattern Analysis (including Blood Pattern Analysis) and Death Investigations (including Protocols and Standards), as well as a subject matter expert in Equivocal Death Analysis, Injury Causation, Time of Death, Crime Scene Analysis, Investigative Protocol, Evidence Protocol, and Forensic Photography.

Mr. Beers is the past Board Chairman of the Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado, Region 6 CLI Representative of the National Association of Legal Investigators with a column ‘Forensic Focus’ in NALI's trade magazine ‘The Legal Investigator’, 2nd Vice President of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Member and Forensic Investigations Advisor of the Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council, Governor of the Americas for the World Association of Detectives, Affiliate Consultant member of the National Association of Medical Examiners, member of the International Association for Identification, and Mensa USA.  He is also an affiliate member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators, Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (and editor of the forensic section for The Texas Investigator) and California Association of Licensed Investigators, and host of ‘Facts and Forensics’ on the Global Investigators Media Group.

He authored Practical Methods for Legal Investigations: Concepts and Protocols in Civil and Criminal Cases, released by CRC Press in February 2011, and previously Professional Investigations:  Individual Locates, Backgrounds and Assets & Liabilities.
He founded his agency in 1987 and operates it with his wife Karen S. Beers, BSW, CCDI, with whom he co-developed Death Investigation for Private Investigators online continuing education for 14 states.

Mr. Beers is the Board Chairman of the Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado, Region 6 CLI Representative of the National Association of Legal Investigators with a column ‘Forensic Focus’ in NALI's trade magazine ‘The Legal Investigator’, 3rd Vice President of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Member and Forensic Investigations Advisor of the Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council, Governor of the Americas for the World Association of Detectives, Affiliate Consultant member of the National Association of Medical Examiners, International Association for Identification, and Mensa USA.  He is also an affiliate member of both the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators and Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (and editor of the forensic section for The Texas Investigator) and host on the Global Investigators Media Group at www.GIMG.tv.

He began his investigative career in 1987 and operates Associates in Forensic Investigations LLC, with his wife, Karen, also a CCDI and legal investigator certified in Medicolegal Death Investigations.  They have two daughters, a granddaughter and identical twin grandsons.
Education
Associate - Lion Investigation Academy; POST - Weld County Law Enforcement Academy; extensive forensic, death and injury causation training.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Legal Investigators and Expert Consultants in Death and Injury Causation in Civil, Criminal and Probate litigation.
Personal Interests
Family, freedom, firearms and history.
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