Torres Investigation and Consulting is a licensed and insured Private Investigation agency. It is owned and operated by Steve Torres, who has over 30 years of Law Enforcement experience with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) as a Deputy, Investigator and Sergeant. Steve retired from OCSD in 2016.
During his Law Enforcement career Steve has investigated, managed and supervised hundreds of investigations and crime scenes while working in the jail, in patrol and as an investigator assigned to General Investigations, the Special Victims Unit (SVU) and Robbery-Homicide . While assigned to Robbery-Homicide, Steve specialized in the investigation of Bank Robbery. He was attached to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and crossed designated as a Federal Agent, on the Bank Robbery Apprehension Team (BRAT).
Steve is certified and licensed by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services as a Private Investigator.
Steve is a United States Marine Corps veteran, serving from 1981-1985.
The main task of private investigator is gathering information about a person or situation for the client. Steve is familiar with the various techniques involved to complete this task. The investigative skills Steve learned and developed as a law enforcement professional closely match what a private investigator is required to do to get the job done.
Steve can assist with court cases, such as a Family Law, Criminal Defense and Civil. Steve will do the needed leg work by conducting interviews, canvasses, serving subpoenas, reviewing discovery, taking photos and/or video recording. He will then document his investigation in a comprehensive report for the client.
Steve can assist and offer consultation in determining the strengths and weakness of your case.
Steve has experience investigating workplace misconduct allegations. Torres Investigation and Consulting can assist the Corporate Client with sensitive internal investigations and other matters listed under services offered (below). Each case is unique and all investigations conducted by Torres Investigation and Consulting will be conducted in a legal manner, with attention to detail to assist the client in reaching a comprehensive solution and/or court resolution.
The courtroom is the last step in most cases and it is an important one. Steve is comfortable in the courthouse and courtroom. He is familiar with basic courtroom procedures and legalities. He is comfortable giving testimony and familiar with the rules of evidence. He has experience in litigation support, before and during trial.
Torres Investigation and Consulting is associated with a number of licensed and insured investigators, all former Law Enforcement Professionals, who bring a breadth of experience to consult with and if needed, assist in any matter.
Steve has received formal investigative training in the following; Interview and Interrogation, Advanced Criminal Investigation, Evidence Collection, Homicide, Officer Involved Shooting, Electronic Surveillance, Search Warrant Writing, Tactical Entry and Search Warrant planning, Burglary, Robbery, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Officer Involved Domestic Violence, Child Abuse (physical and sexual abuse) and Background Investigations.
Utilizing proven traditional investigative techniques and innovative strategies Torres Investigation and Consulting provides the following services; (These services are NOT all-inclusive. )
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