CIT GROUP Investigative Consultants, as a division of Criminal Investigations Training Group, provide consultancy investigative services for police agencies around the world. We specialize in instructing courses in the fields of Homicide Investigations as well as other violent crimes investigations; Crime Scene Investigations, Crime Scene Reconstruction, Blood Spatter Analysis, Forensic Photography, Interviews, and Interrogations, Major Case Management, Criminal Law, and Case Preparation and Court Presentation. The American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) has authorized CITGROUP to issue 76 credit hours to attendees and The International Association for Identification (IAI) has authorized CITGROUP to issue 80 credit hours for Crime Scene Certificiton and Recertification.
Fred Ponce, Psy.M. N.F.A. #55
Instructor and Investigative Consultant. Mr. Freddy Ponce is the Owner of CITGROUP; Criminal Investigations Training Group and has been involved in Law Enforcement Investigations for over 24 years as a member of the City of Miami Police Department, and was part the Homicide Unit conducting all aspects of Homicide Investigations, and still has close ties to the department. He is a graduate of the National Forensic Academy class #55. As part of the CITGROUP Investigative consultants, Mr. Ponce specializes in Homicide Investigations, Major Case Management and Interviews and Interrogations. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Forensic Psychology and is currently working on his PHD in Criminal Justice and Behavioral Science in the same university. Mr. Ponce continues to mentor and assist criminal investigators that request his assistance from around the world.
Frank Theye NFA #28
Instructor and Investigative Consultant. Mr. Frank Theye is a graduate of the prestigious National Forensic Academy class #28, a Crime Scene Investigator and a blood spatter expert. He has been involved with Law Enforcement Crime Scene Investigations for over 25 years. He is the supervisor of the Crime Scene Unit at City of Miami Police Department.
Hector Infante NFA #27
Instructor and Investigative Consultant. Mr. Infante is a graduate of the prestigious National Forensic Academy class #27. He has been involved in law enforcement crime scene investigations for over 35 years. He retired from the City of Miami Police Department Crime Scene Unit and is now a member of the Miami Gardens Police Department Crime Scene Unit. He specializes in Forensic Photography as well as all aspects of Crime Scene Investigations and Crime Scene reconstruction.
Capt. Jose Granado
Instructor and Investigative Consultant. Capt. Granado is retired from City of Miami Police Department after over 30 years of exemplary service as a homicide investigator supervisor and also retired from City of Miami Gardens Police Department as the Captain of the Violent Crimes and Homicide Unit. Capt. Granado is an author of his book The Homicide Manifesto and has consulted on many violent crime investigations. Capt. Granado is an expert in Major Case Management amongst other disciplines.
Gail Levine, ESQ
Professor and Investigative Consultant, Mrs. Gail Levine, Esq. served as Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade for 35 years. She served as the senior trial counsel and has successfully prosecuted hundreds of homicide cases including 11 death penalty cases. In addition, she is a professor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. She has served as guest speaker for homicide conferences around the country and Miami Dade Medical Examiners Office on legal issues.
Emma O. Lew, M.D.
Dr. Emma Lew graduated from the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, did a one-year rotating internship at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia and completed her first year of pathology training in Vancouver. After working for one year in the Department of Forensic Medicine at the University of Leeds in England, she finished her pathology training in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and worked for three years at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon before coming to the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department for a Forensic Pathology Fellowship. She joined the Department as an Associate Medical Examiner after her Fellowship, was promoted to Deputy Chief, then Interim Director, and became the Department Director/Chief Medical Examiner in 2016. She has lectured on forensic pathology and consulted on forensic cases in multiple countries.
If you have a case that you would like assistance with or investigative training for your agency, Please, send your request for services and inquiry to Contact@FreddyPonce.com