WILLIAM C. DEAR
NAIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 1997

 

 

 

William C. Dear &
Associates, Inc.

2720 Stemmons Frwy.
Dallas, Texas 75207
Phone: (214) 630-9834
Fax (214) 630-4405
Willaim C. Dear Home Page
http://www.williamcdear.com
 



Each year, The National Association Of Investigative Specialists, Inc. issues a lifetime achievement award to a private investigator who had made substancial contributions to the private investigative industry. This year's award goes to Willian C. Dear.

Mr. Dear is based in Dallas, Texas and has 30 years investigative expereince. He's often called "the real life James Bond" by the news media. Mr. Dear began his career as a police officer in Florida and later Texas and has been inducted into the Police Officers Hall of Fame. Since opening his own agency in Dallas in the early 1960s, Dear's investigations have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and many other countries. Mr. Dear is also a Board-Certified instructor who conducts accredited training seminars throughout the United States for law enforcement officials, private investigators, and attorneys.

Although his agency conducts a braod range of private investigations, Mr. Dear's passion has always been in homicide investigtions in the private sector. His presentations on this subject at NAIS conventions have always been considered top flight. Some of the more high profile homcide cases Mr. Dear has done include:

O.J. Simpson Investigation (California)
Exhumation of Lee Harvey Oswald
The Disappearance of Teenage Genius
James Dallas Egbert III (Michigan)
Jerry Sternadel Murder - Featured on Current Affair
Dean Milo Murder (Ohio)
Set international record for number of people convicted
The "Alien Autopsy" Investigation featured on Fox TV
Patsy Wright Murder - Featured on Unsolved Mysteries
Beckon Murder (Canada)
Amber Crum Murder
Casey Roberts & Robbie Biggars Murders
Charles Whitenhafer Murder
Donna Benevides Murder
Allen Rehrig Murder
Olive Dry Murder (Alabama)
Christie Meeks Murder
Cherie Ann Kennedy Kidnapping
Gwen Burke Kidnapping (Nebraska)

Mr. Dear is developer and author of many video and text training programs for investigtors that have been approved by the Texas Board Of Private Investigators for continuing education. Some of his better known video courses are:

WILLIAM C. DEAR FINGERPRINTING COURSE
AND FINGERPRINTING KIT

Professionasl Course On Techniques For Taking And Submitting Fault-Free Fingerprints.

THE HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION VIDEO TRAINING COURSES
Volumes Eleven Through Nineteen In The William C. Dear Training Program

THE WILLIAM C. DEAR VIDEO COURSE ON INVESTIGTION
Extensive Video Tape Training From The William C. Dear Agency

You can find Mr. Dear's home web site at
http://www.williamcdear.com

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