CEO: Joe McMahon

    Areas of Investigation: Workers Comp (Surveillance / AOE-COE), Auto Liability, General Liability, Property (Arson, Theft, Damage), Skip Trace, Personal / Family Investigations, Criminal Defense (Misdemeanor: DUI, Assault, Battery, Theft, etc)

    IFC, TX All Lines Adjuster License, FCLS


    Investigative Specialists, Inc.’s founder, Joe McMahon, served as an Infantry Soldier assigned to the most active and well-known division in the United States Army, the 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. During his time with the division, Joe deployed on several peace and war time operations and functioned in a variety of roles including rifleman, team and squad leader acting platoon Sgt. Joe was awarded several Army Achievement medals, the Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutists Badge, and others prior to his honorable discharge. 

    After serving in the US Army, Joe worked as a Deputy Sheriff in Southern Mississippi for several years as a patrol deputy. Here is where he began his training and introduction to the principles and fundamentals of investigations. The broad range of experiences as a law enforcement officer exposed Joe to conducting face to face interviews with witnesses and suspects of criminal activity, identifying, collecting and preserving various types of evidence, evaluating mechanics of various types of auto accidents and documenting incident scenes.

    Joe left law enforcement after several years and completing hundreds of criminal investigations such as property theft, damage and robbery, residential burglaries and suspected arson, assault / battery to work in the private sector and focus on insurance fraud. Since 2003, Joe has successfully conducted countless investigations related to workers compensation / AOE-COE, property damage, theft and suspected arson, auto accidents with and without serious injuries.

    Joe currently holds and maintains a Texas All Lines Insurance Adjuster License, IFC certification and an FCLS (Fair Claims LAw Specialist) designation. 

    The company, Investigative Specialists, Inc. is based in Ft. Worth, TX and can provide coverage for all types of investigations throughout the great State of Texas. We are duly licensed by the State of Texas DPS and carry appropriate EO/GL coverage as well as WC insurance coverage for all employees.

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