Bolanos Investigations Team \| Luis Bolaños

Luis A. Bolaños

Luis A. Bolaños

Director of Operations, Bolaños Investigations Team Get B.I.T.

Luis A. Bolaños formed the Bolaños Investigations Team in May of 2007 following a long and distinguished career in law enforcement. Luis's career has spanned almost 30 years, working for and with, the Riverside County Sheriffs Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the Drug Enforcement Administration,  The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, and continuing on with his Investigations and Security Firm.  He specialized in major narcotic and high profile homicide investigations.

With a background in Advanced Surveillance Techniques, Tactical Operations, Counter-Terrorism, Major Event Management, Kidnapping and Extortion, Threat Assessment and Force Protection, Luis has over thirty years of law enforcement and security experience. His national reputation gives him access to the most elite retired and off-duty police personnel domestically and internationally.  

Luis also formed an expertise in large scale state and federal wiretap investigations related to RICO and Drug Trafficing organizations. This expertise earned him the right and privilege to testify as an expert witness in Superior and Federal Courts on hundreds of occasions. 

During his career with the Riverside County District Attorney's office, Luis was honored with nominations for “Riverside County District Attorney's Investigator of the Year” and “California Latino Investigator of the year.” Luis also received a nomination from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for “Case of the Year” for the California Narcotics Officers Association, and the Riverside County Sheriff's Departments for "Latino Investigator of the year." Luis credits his success to the “strong ethical passion and desire to succeed” he and his teams have demonstrated throughout their careers.

Certifications

  • Public Service Ethics Law and Principles (Certified by the California Attorney General and Fair Political Practices Commission)
  • P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate
  • P.O.S.T. Intermediate Certificate
  • P.O.S.T. Advanced Certificate
  • Department of Justice Clandestine Laboratory Inv.
  • Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Narcotics Inv.
  • Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement Clandestine Inv.
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Drug Interdiction
  • California Narcotic Officers Association legal Update
  • Narcotic Officers Association Legal Update Riverside County
  • Sheriffs Department Gang Awareness Update Riverside County
  • Sheriff's Department Gang Awareness Update
  • Drug Enforcement Administration clandestine Laboratory Inv.
  • California Dept. of Justice Processing the body (Autopsy)
  • Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Homicide Investigation
  • Behavior Analysis Training Institute Interview/Interrogation
  • Behavior Analysis Training Institute Interview/Interrogation
  • Dignitary Protection School
  • Nominated for Riverside County Sheriffs Department
  • Latino Investigator of the year
  • Nominated for Riverside County Sheriffs Department
  • case of the year
  • Nominated for Riverside District Attorney Inv. of the Year
  • Nominated for California Latino Inv. of the Year

Specialized Training

  • Field Training Officer
  • Specialized Surveillance Instructor
  • S.W.A.T. Team Member/Instructor
  • Underwater Search and Recovery Team Member/Instructor
  • Swift Water Rescue Team Member/Instructor
  • Dive Master

Past  Professional  Affiliations

  • California Association of Licensed Investigators
  • California Narcotic Officer's Association
  • California Homicide Investigators Association
  • California Burglary/Violent Crime Association
  • Desert Investigators Association
  • District Attorney Investigators Association
  • Riverside County Sheriffs Association

The Bolaños Investigations Team, Get B.I.T. At Your Service

The Bolaños Investigations Team, Get B.I.T., is licensed and professionally trained in the arts of investigation and surveillance. In California, licensing is mandatory for private investigators in the same way that doctors and lawyers are licensed to practice. Stringent qualifications, intensive training and substantial experience are required to perform these services and to protect the public from those who do not have the experience or qualifications to do the job correctly and legally.

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