James Gollaz, Biography
James Gollaz is a twenty-eight year retired detective from the Los Angeles Police Department, Elite Robbery-Homicide Division, Homicide Special Section. During his career with the Los Angeles Police Department, Mr. Gollaz completed over twenty-22 years of various detective assignments, mainly homicide investigations, high profile crime investigations, officer-involved shooting incident investigations, threat against police officer and murder of police officer investigations.
Mr. Gollaz obtained his education at East Los Angeles College with major in administration of justice and at California State University Los Angeles, with major in criminal justice, prior to joining the Los Angeles Police Academy. He is a graduate of Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Supervisor Certificates, and attended continuing education courses and seminars throughout his law enforcement career. Mr. Gollaz continues to attend continuing education courses and seminars in investigative field.
In 2001, Mr. Gollaz obtained his private investigator license to conduct criminal and civil investigations. Mr. Gollaz is a private detective and the owner of Los Angeles Detective Agency. Mr. Gollaz provides consulting and investigation services to clients in a wide spectrum of concern areas including criminal defense, criminal prosecution, insurance claims, employment liability, and other claims demanding the application of specific investigative knowledge to each area.
For a brief account of Mr. Gollaz' education, qualifications, and previous experience please refer to his Curriculum Vitae, click here.
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James Gollaz, Senior Detective
Private Detective James Gollaz is a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department's Elite Robbery-Homicde Division, Homcide Special Section, with 28 years of service including 22 years of Homicide investigations while assigned to both Central Homicide Division and Robery-Homicide Division. He has also experience in Surveillance, stakeouts, and undercover operations. Mr. Gollaz is a senior private detective and Director of Investigations.
Private Detective Rob Bub is a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department with 33 years of service including 22 years of homicide investigations while assigned to both Divisional Homicide Units and Robbery-Homicide Division. He has also experience in surveillance, stakeouts, and undercover operations. Mr. Bub is a senior private detective and Co-Director of investigations.