Drawing on over 20 years experience and training from Private Sector and Government roles. Tens of thousands of hours of professional Investigation, Protection, Surveillance, Security Operations & Consulting experience ranging from global events to local litigation – the Owner founded the Company in 2010.

Adam N. Nowicki, PI, LPQ, NREMT


General & Specialized Experience:

Civil Investigation

Criminal Investigation

Criminal Defense Investigation

Premise Liability

Employment Concerns

Homicide Defense Investigator

Interviews & Statements

Security Operations


Vulnerability Assessments

Firearms Instructor

Continuing education is vital and credentials include regular attendance at conferences and seminars from Associations, State & Federal agencies, training academies and Universities.  In addition to numerous credentials and instructor certificates, Adam serves on various committees and boards, is a Regional Director for the Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Investigators, an active volunteer and holds a degree in Criminal Justice with Academic Honors.

A Robust Network of Contacts are maintained including a global network of investigators and consultants, local, state & federal agency and private sector contacts.

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Assignments include criminal and civil investigations, premise liability, witness locates, interviews, witness statements, dram shop cases, expert CCTV video review and analysis.  

Experience apprehending and criminal prosecution of over 1,000 offenders for crimes ranging from retail theft, fraud, assault, narcotics sales, organized retail crime, armed robbery, counterfeiting and forgery.

Adam conducts Criminal Defense Investigations for murder cases and other serious felonies.  Private Defense Counsel and Court appointed work includes U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas.

The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association has twice had Adam present to District Attorneys from across the Commonwealth.

Protection Experience & Credentials

Experience providing protective standbys at Corporate Offices, residences of government officials, Pennsylvania School Districts, Hospitals, Distribution Centers, Executive Residences, Places of Worship and Special Events across Pennsylvania. Experience establishing proactive measures for teams to protect life, property and business reputation.

Training & Certifications include those from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, advanced courses of instruction and training, law enforcement force on force simunition and active threat/shooter training exercises.  Adam is also an EMT and certified with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians® NREMT.

As an avid Outdoorsman, Adam has been involved in shooting sports since childhood, has instructed since 1998, carried firearms, lethal and less lethal weapons in a professional capacity since 2001, is a certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, PA State Police Lethal Weapons Agent Instructor, Safariland International Use of Force Instructor, Court appointed Defense Investigator for crimes involving firearms and homicide and regularly attends advanced training.

Instructor Certifications

  • CPR AED Basic Life Support Instructor – American Heart Association
  • Stop the Bleed Instructor / BCon – American College of Surgeons
  • Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor: Handgun, Patrol Rifle, Shotgun 
  • Commonwealth of PA State Police, Act 235 Lethal Weapons Instructor
  • Use of Force Instructor course – Safariland Academy, FLETC model
  • Site Protection through Observational Techniques Instructor – LSU Academy of Counter Terrorism
  • Firearms Instructor –  National Rifle Association
  • Certified Range Safety Officer –  National Rifle Association

Training & Certifications

  • Active Shooter Workshop – U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Newark, NJ
  • Basic Life Support CPR AED – American Heart Association, 
  • HeartSaver® CPR AED -American Heart Association, 
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Dale Carnegie – The Dale Carnegie Course
  • EVOC – Emergency Vehicle Operators Course
  • FEMA NIMS ICS-100, Introduction to Incident Command System
  • FEMA NIMS ICS-700, National Incident Management System
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness – Bucks Co. Community College
  • Loss Prevention Qualified™ Certification – Loss Prevention Foundation
  • Monadnock Baton Training, Allentown, PA
  • NREMT / Emergency Medical Technician
  • OCAT®, Pepper Spray Training, Allentown, PA
  • Premise Liability Investigation – Blake & Associates
  • S.A.V.E. Behavioral Assessment & Counter Terrorism Training Course – Homeland Innovations, LLC – Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Site Protection through Observational Techniques
  • Stop the Bleed® – B-con – American College of Surgeons
  • Surveillance Detection Course – U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Phila, PA
  • Taser® X26 training
  • Threat & Risk Assessment Course – U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Northampton, PA
  • RAMP Responsible Alcohol Management training
  • TIPS® Training for Intervention Procedures – Certification
  • Tyco International / ADT headquarters, Boca Raton, FL
  • Wicklander-Zulawski & Assoc., Advanced Interview & interrogation techniques

Government Licenses & Credentials:

  • Licensed Private Detective – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • FBI fingerprint criminal history clearance
  • PA Child Abuse clearance
  • PA Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – PA Dept of Health
  • PA State Police criminal history clearance
  • Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 Agent & Instructor
  • Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms
  • New York State registered Security Guard, NYS Dept of State licensing
  • U.S. Passport
  • U.S. District Court and PA Court of Common Pleas appointed Investigator / Expert

Firearms Credentials

  • Active Firearms Instructor
  • Advanced training – S&T, Vickers Shooting Methods, Vigr Training, ITI, G4S
  • Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor: handgun, patrol rifle, shotgun
  • LEFI Instructor – Vigr Training
  • LEO Armed Vehicle Defense 
  • Low light / No light courses
  • Glock Armorer Training – Glock® Inc., Smyrna, GA
  • NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
  • NRA Certified Range Safety Officer
  • Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms
  • Court appointed Investigator for homicides by firearms


  • Harrisburg Community College – Private Investigation Certificate
  • California University of PA / C.C.B.C. – AAS, Criminal Justice with Academic Honors
  • Kutztown University of PA, Bachelor of Science coursework, Criminal Justice


  • Regional Director – Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College, Criminal Justice Advisory Board
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
  • National Rifle Association – Certified Instructor
  • Speaker: Pennsylvania District Attorneys Conferences
  • City of Allentown Medical Reserve Corps
  • SERV PA State Emergency volunteer 

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    Pennsylvania Licensed Private Investigator & Security Consultant

    Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Bethlehem, Reading & Berks

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    Nowicki Investigations & Consulting

    Topton PA 19562