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Who We Are

The California Investigative Academy is a California Department of Insurance (CDI) approved Continuing Education (CE) provider (CDI CE# 21074).

What We Do

We provide anti-fraud and other investigative training to the insurance and law enforcement industries, including:

  • Seminars, workshops, and in-house presentations
  • In-house training programs
  • On-line, web based training & webinars
  • Books, manuals, newsletters & self-directed courses of study
  • We also provide professional certification for those who qualify

We also provide investigative and anti-fraud consulting services, including:

  • Anti-fraud compliance program development
  • Designated SIU services (through our investigative affiliate)
  • Managed care anti-fraud program management
  • Written anti-fraud policies & procedures

We also provide a variety of services to private investigators and those who would like to be private investigators:

  • We can help you to own your own private investigative agency in California, even if you don't have the required 6,000 hours of experience, or for whatever reason cannot pass the State test, or prefer not to take it.
  • We can help you form your own investigative corporation so you can compete in the corporate world
  • We can help you with establishing your corporate brand and teach you guerilla marketing techniques that will help you succeed in a very competitive industry

Our Staff

Our teaching staff and associates have developed and delivered training presentations to virtually every major insurance carrier in California, in addition to a number of municipal, county, state and federal agencies, health plans, investigative agencies, attorneys, physicians and other industry professionals.

Our staff is made up of industry experts and leaders who participate in  a wide range of industry projects, including but not limited to:

  • California Department of Insurance Workers' Compensation Advisory Board Training Work Group
  • Managed Care Industry Collaboration Effort (ICE) Fraud & Abuse Training Task Force
  • National Health Care Anti-fraud Association (NHCAA) Board of Governors
  • Southern California Fraud Investigators' Association (SCFIA) Board of Directors
  • International Association of Special Investigative Units (IASIU)
  • And others

Below is a partial list of companies who have been represented at one or more of our training sessions, or for whom custom training programs were created and/or presented by request.

20th Century Insurance Fresno Unified School District Pacific Mutual
Alameda County GAB Business Services Pinkerton Investigations
Atlantic Mutual Galway Insurance Prudential Property Casualty
AIG The Gas Company Qestrel Claims Management
Auto Club of So. California General Accident Insurance Riverside County
Blue Cross Great American Insurance Royal Insurance
California Dept. of Insurance Golden Eagle Insurance Sacramento County
Cal Farm Insurance H.B. Union High School District Safeco Insurance
Carl Warren & Co. Kaiser & Swindells San Bernardino County
Chubb Insurance Kemper National Insurance Santa Cruz County
CNA Insurance Lawson, Macrae, Gress et al SCAN Health Plan
Colonial Penn Los Angeles City of Spray Gould & Bowers
Colton, City of Los Angeles County Sheriffs Springfield Insurance
CSE Insurance Company Los Angeles Police Dept. State Comp Insurance Fund
David Morse & Associates Mercury Insurance State Farm Insurance
Downey Police Dept. Metropolitan Property/Casualty St. Paul Fire & Marine
Eagle Insurance Group Monrovia, City of Unicare Insurance
Farmers Insurance Natn'l American Insurance Co USAA
Fireman's Fund Industry Collaboration Effort (ICE) Zenith Insurance
Fullerton, City of PacifiCare and others

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