Investigators March to Washington D.C.
September 30, 2010
Hosted by Francie Koehler, CPI, CCDI
Would it surprise you to know that investigators are interested in federal and state legislation? Why would that be, you ask? Mostly, because lawmakers, who are doing their best to enact laws to protect individual citizens, often are not aware of the far reaching unintended consequences that may result. Every year, a team of interested private investigator professionals visit the U.S. Senate and Congressional offices to get educated about pending legislation and to educate lawmakers on the possible consequences some bills may have on the judicial system and other investigative processes. Private Investigator Bill Pellerin from Texas and Bill Butcher from North Dakota along with Legislative Advocate Larry Sabbath representing the National Council of Investigation & Security Services will confer on this key topic and shed light on the essential need to protect current investigator access.
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Francie Koehler, CPI, CCDI
Francie Koehler’s career as a licensed private investigator includes cases that have sparked media projects. "Unsolved Mysteries" portrayed one of her missing person cases. British author Val McDermid featured her capital case in "A Suitable Job for A Woman" and true crime writer Ann Rule chronicled a case she investigated involving a missing nightclub owner entitled "In The Name Of Love." Francie drew on her investigative and retail experience to create the 3-part video, "Loss Prevention - The Big Picture." International results included an invitation to Moscow, where she spoke to Russian nationals interested in privatization. Francie is the former two-term president of both the National Council of Investigation & Security Services (NCISS) and the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI). Awarded by each organization for her work, she serves as Legislative Chair for both and regularly testifies before the California State Legislature regarding bills of concern to PI’s. Francie has been recognized by her state regulatory agency for outstanding service to her profession. In addition, she holds memberships in the Council for International Investigators, National Association of Legal Investigators, World Association of Detectives, and California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Francie also works with the Innocence Project and holds certifications as a Conflict Mediator, Legal Investigator, Professional Investigator and Criminal Defense Investigator.