Randall Alexander has been a professional, state licensed investigator since 1999, when he formed the Legal Support Investigative Service.
Randall is a military veteran, having honorably served two tours active duty in the United States Marine Corps with a Government Secret Clearance. He served nearly six years in a leadership position as a Non-Commissioned Officer.
Randall attended the United States Marine Corps, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Leadership Development School, as well as numerous other military related schools and courses. Randall was recognized several times, receiving two Meritorious Promotions and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter. Randall consistently performed and qualified at the highest standards for Marine Corps for physical fitness and marksmanship.
After serving with the elite Marine Security Guard detachment at Marine Corps Barracks 8th & I, Washington D.C., Randall served in combat arms with the Fleet Marine Force in the infantry and armored reconnaissance.
Randall was later trained and employed as a Peace Officer in Southern California, winning a Marksmanship Award, and recognized for performance, community service and investigative work.
Randall's education consists of a degree in Paralegal Studies from the Southern California College of Business and Law, an American Bar Association approved program, with secondary studies in Administration of Justice.
In 2008, Randall Alexander was recognized as a Subject Matter Expert by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. BSIS is the state licensing and disciplinary agency for California licensed private investigators. Out of more than 10,000 state licensed investigators, Randall along with six other investigators were selected by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services and the California Department of Consumer Affairs, to assist in the review and rewrite of the private investigator state licensing exam, which determines competency for licensure.
Randall has served as an industry expert in the review of private investigator work product, providing his opinion based on statutory law, case precedent and industry periodicals.
Randall has participated in legislative activities at the state capital in Sacramento and locally in Southern California, addressing legislative bills that impact the consumer, the investigative industry and the legal field.
Randall has given presentations to various organizations, Chambers of Commerce, networking groups and schools regarding the private investigation industry. Additionally, he has written several industry related articles.
Randall was the first recipient (2007-2008) of the Vice President of Administrative Service Award for exceptional service as the elected District Governor to the CALI Orange District; an honor awarded by the CALI Board of Directors for excellence in volunteer service. The recognition has since been designated as the annual CALI Governor of the Year Award for exceptional service.
Association members from the CALI - Orange County District membership presented Randall with a Certificate of Recognition as their elected District Governor for organizing monthly educational meetings resulting in increased member participation by more than four fold.
Recognition plaque for service as the elected District Governor (x 3) with the California Association of Licensed Investigators.
Recognition plaque for service as District Director serving on the Board of Directors with the California Association of Licensed Investigators.
From 1999 to 2014, Randall was a volunteer and board member with Kid's First of Orange County, a non-profit organization for divorcing parents and their children. As a board member Randall was engaged in operational issues, security during custody workshops, and the digital design work of the Kid's First marketing materials.
Kid's First, Recognition Award plaque (2007) for continued volunteer service since 1999.
Kid's First, Special Recognition (2009) for safely evacuating over thirty children and adults prior to the arrival of law enforcement, where a divorced parent was observed with a handgun at the divorced co-parenting workshop.
Randall engages in pro-bono work with active military personnel and veterans, as well as selected hardship/destitute cases.
PAST & PRESENT MEMBERSHIP AFFILIATIONS
Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Marine Corps Association
The American Legion
Non Commissioned Officers Association
Orange County Paralegal Association
Los Angeles Paralegal Association
California Alliance of Paralegal Associations
Peace Officers Research Association of California
Southern California Fraud Investigators Association
National Council of Investigation & Security Services
California Association of Licensed Investigators
INDUSTRY RELATED COLLEGE COURSES
Southern California College of Business & Law
California Family Law Litigation
California Real Estate Law
Torts and Personal Injury
California Civil Litigation
Criminal Law and Procedures
Legal Writing I & II
Legal Research I & II
Dispute Resolution: Mediation & Arbitration
Legal Procedures I, II & III
POST - Peace Officer Standards & Training:
POST Approved Academy San Diego Police Dept.
AOT - Crime Scene Investigation
AOT - Narcotics Training for Field Officers
AOT - Gang Awareness
AOT - Child Abuse & Child Pornography
AOT - Domestic Violence
AOT - Use of Force
AOT - Values, Principles, and Ethics
AOT - DNA Genetic Fingerprinting
AOT - Preventing Sexual Harassment
Investigative Association Courses / Training:
Identifying Domestic Violence
Client Contracts & Pitfalls
P.I.s in Criminal Defense Cases
Employment Law Issues
Legal Issues for the Private Investigator
Preparing W/C Cases for Prosecution
Evidence & Expert Testimony Best Practices
California Family Law
Litigation Report Writing
Investigating Unlicensed Activity
Techniques of Interview and Interrogation
Workers' Compensation Investigations
Identity Theft and Fraud
P.I.'s and Experts in a Digital World
Digital Images as Evidence
Forensic Computer Data Recovery
Current Terrorist Threats
Online Database Investigations
Work Product Privilege
Privacy in the Workplace
Privacy Laws & the Private Investigator
Digital Photography as Evidence
Insurance Fraud Investigations
Criminal Defense Investigations
Investigating Identity Theft