Investigations

Public Sector

Jim Lane has been conducting investigations for over 40 years. As a Massachusetts State Police Officer he spent the last 15 years of his career assigned to the Bureau of Investigative Services where he supervised and/or investigated nearly every type of major crime that can be committed including over 150 homicides. His first hand experience and his high honors education at Boston College and Boston University enabled him to develop keen analytical skills that were second to none. His report writing was clear, credible, precise, inclusive, accurate and thoroughly fair. In fact, his reports were often lauded by defense attorneys as well as assistant DA’s. Some of the types of cases he handled are:

  • Robberies
  • Murders
  • Police Misconduct
  • Rape
  • Assaults
  • Child Abuse
  • Narcotics Use, Sale and Distribution
  • Fraud
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Organized Crime

Private Sector

In the private sector of corporate America Jim’s many skills were tapped including his innate investigative talents. He spent 10 years conduct investigations involving the many facets of industrial malfeasance. Weather it was employee fraud or thefts, work place violence, larceny of wages, violation of government rules and regulations, or external threats to the company’s and/or its employees physical or financial well being, Jim was relied upon to lead the investigations.

Jim also served a leading role in developing background vetting of all new hires, legacy employees and non-employees. He benchmarked existing programs, wrote policy, defined adjudication standards and established hiring specifications for background managers throughout the international company he worked for. He also served on a national team made up of a variety of industries sharing experiences and furthering their efforts to protect their employees.

  • Elected Vice President of the State Police Association of Massachusetts for three consecutive terms.

  • Supervised the investigation and successful prosecution of the multimillion dollar Depositors Trust Bank Robbery.

  • Managed the investigation of more than 150 homicides and several other major crimes within Middlesex County.

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