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James (Chip) Devasher | 28 years of experience

After graduating from Eastern Kentucky University, James "Chip" Devasher started his career with the Lexington, KY Division of Police where he spent over two years in undercover operations in the Vice and Special Investigations Unit. Chip was deputized with the Drug Enforcement Administration and worked across the Bluegrass in covert drug investigations.  Chip continued his career with the Kentucky State Police and was quickly promoted to Detective where he worked homicides and high-profile crimes. Chip finished his career with KSP as an instructor at the State Police Academy where he taught criminal investigation and interview and interrogation.  Chip continued his career in corporate investigations where he worked as a Loss Prevention Manager and Investigator for Lowes and  Chip also served as Regional Manager with G4S Secure Solutions managing the physical security program for fulfillment centers across the nation. Over the last twelve years, Chip has led the CSI team and utilizes his unique law enforcement and business experience to conduct high-level investigations for CSI's clients. Curriculum Vitae available upon request


James Starks | 50 years of experience

Jim retired from the State Police in 1998 after a 27-year career in law enforcement. Jim's assignments during his highly successful career with the State Police included Trooper, Undercover Narcotics Detective, General Investigations, Hostage Negotiator, SRT and Child Abuse Specialist. Jim is a recognized expert in the investigation of child abuse and is an internationally recognized instructor. Jim has held law enforcement teaching certificates in Oklahoma, New Mexico, New York, Connecticut, Wyoming, and Utah. After his retirement with the State Police, Jim began his career in private investigations and quickly became the leading private investigator in Kentucky. Over the past 21 years, Jim built an impressive clientele to include hundreds of attorneys, insurance companies, and corporations.  Jim continues to teach child abuse investigation and conducts comprehensive investigations for CSI's high-profile clients.  Curriculum Vitae available upon request

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Tom Bell | 31 years of experience

Tom retired from the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office in 2019 where he was the supervisor over the Cyber Crimes Branch, a unit he helped launch in 2008. During his time at KYOAG Tom conducted highly complex investigations involving the online sexual exploitation of children as a member of the ICAC Task Force. While at KYOAG, Tom was a Task Force Officer with Homeland Security Investigations, working with federal and international partners in online child exploitation cases. Tom also obtained seven certifications in computer and mobile device forensics and conducted hundreds of forensic examinations. Tom has testified as an expert in computer and mobile device forensics in state and federal courts. During his 30-year career Tom has worked in many areas of law enforcement, including corrections and city/county policing. Tom has had specialized training in homicide investigations, as well as many other fields of investigation. Tom has been a guest presenter at the Department of Criminal Justice Training on topics including electronic evidence and online child exploitation. Tom is a vital part of CSI's investigative team and is seasoned in leading investigations of all types.  Tom also leads CSI's forensic team and has built a forensic lab with capabilities and tools that are unrivaled in the industry. Curriculum Vitae available upon request


Chris Allen | 23 years of experience

Chris Allen was raised in central Kentucky. He earned a law degree at the University of Louisville and maintains a license to practice law in Kentucky. He is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel with over 22 years of leadership and operational experience. His decorated military service spans several functional areas including 13 years as an Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent driving numerous federal criminal and fraud cases, counterintelligence and counterterrorism activities, and protective service details, and 7 years leading cyberspace operations. He is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Criminal Investigator Training Program graduate, where he earned Academic and Driver Training Awards. He is an Air Force Special Investigations Academy Distinguished Graduate of the Basic Special Investigations Course. Chris is well-versed and experienced in all aspects of investigative work and knows how to foster effective, productive relationships with attorneys and law enforcement officers at all jurisdictional levels to gather all the facts for your case. Curriculum Vitae available upon request. 

Jordan Fox | 2 years of experience

Jordan Fox graduated Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology.  She started her internship with CSI in 2021 and quickly proved that she was a very skilled and detailed oriented investigator.  In March of 2023, Jordan started full-time at CSI and is currently our lead surveillance investigator and data analyst.  Jordan has now worked dozens of successful surveillance investigations and has a large investigative case load.  Our clients are extremely happy that Jordan picked a career in private investigation and not in law enforcement.  Jordan continues to work those odd hours, weeknights, and weekends or whatever is required to discover and document those difficult facts in our client’s cases. Curriculum Vitae available upon request

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