James Born, CFEI


James Born, CFEI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1141
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Nevada

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Born joined Donan in 2020 and currently serves as a Fire Investigator based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He began his fire career in 1968 and has previous experience serving as a Private Investigator and a Sheriff’s Captain. His areas of expertise are structural fire investigation and vehicle fire investigation, among others.

James is a certified fire and explosion investigator and a private investigator in California and Nevada. He holds an Associate of Arts degree from Los Angeles Pierce College in Police Science.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Structural Fire Investigation
Vehicle Fire Investigation

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator
Private Investigator, California
Private Investigator, Nevada

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
International Association of Marine Investigators

EDUCATION

1973 Los Angeles Pierce College
Associate of Arts, Police Science

Relevant Experience

2020 – Present DONAN
Las Vegas, NV
Fire Investigator

2019 – Present Tri State Detectives
Henderson, NV
Private Investigator

1978 – Present California Investigative Services
Henderson, NV
Private Investigator

1990 – 2002 American Institute for Professional
Development
Henderson, NV
Program Director and Principal Instructor

1989 – 2002 Nevada Investigative Services
Henderson, NV
Private Investigator

1991 – 1998 SIRCHIE Fingerprint Laboratories Inc.
Youngsville, NC
Regional Manager Western United States

1991 – 1995 State of Nevada
Las Vegas, NV
Major Chief Deputy Provost Marshal

1991 – 1992 Mineral County Sheriff’s Department
Hawthorne, NV
Sheriff’s Captain

1991 – 1992 Walker River Piute Indian Tribe
Schurz, NV
Tribal Police Captain

1990 – 1991 Education Dynamics Institute
Las Vegas, NV
Security Police Academy Director/Instructor

1989 – 1990 Institute of Business and Technology Management
Chicago, IL
Security Curriculum Director/Instructor

1978 – 1987 United States Postal Service
Capitola, CA
Postal Window Supervisor

1977 – 1986 United States Army Reserve
Dublin, CA
Military Police Master

1977 – 1978 Tomlin and Associates Investigations
Monterey, CA
Investigator/Lie Detection Examiner

1974 – 1977 United States Army Reserve
Santa Cruz, CA
Military Police Staff

1974 – 1977 City of Capitola Police Department
Capitola, CA
Senior Police Officer

1973 – 1974 City of Dunsmuir Police Department
Dunsmuir, CA
Police Officer

1967 – 1974 United States Naval Reserve Center
North Hollywood, CA
Petty Officer

1971 – 1973 City of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Department
Los Angeles, CA
Special Agent

1971 – 1973 Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department
Calabasas, CA
Sergeant (Reserve Deputy Sheriff)

1971 – 1972 United States Postal Inspection Service
Los Angeles, CA
Police Sergeant

1969 – 1971 Los Angeles Police Department
Reseda, CA
Police Officer

1968 – 1971 United States Post Office Department
Canoga Park, CA
Distribution Clerk

1965 – 1967 United States Naval Amphibious Base
Coronado, CA
Petty Officer

1963 – 1965 United States Naval Reserve Center
North Hollywood, CA
Seaman



James Born, CFEI
Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1141
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Nevada

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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