Experience You Can Trust

J. Mitchel Private Investigations (JMPI) is licensed by the Texas Department of Public Safety, license number A-09270. Jeffrey S. Mitchel has over 40 years of investigative experience. Mr. Mitchel is board certified in criminal defense investigation by the Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council. Mr. Mitchel is a former Vice President and past executive board member of the Texas Narcotics Officers Association. Mr. Mitchel also holds a Masters Peace Officer certificate with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards of Education. Additionally, he is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and a lifetime member of the DPS Officer’s Association. Mr. Mitchel participates regularly in educational training and seminars.

Professionalism Unmatched

Dedicated to providing quality investigations with honesty and integrity, JMPI is one of Texas’ premier private investigation firms. Mr. Mitchel brings a wealth of knowledge to your case, providing each client with a thorough, detailed fact investigation. As a former law enforcement official, Mr. Mitchel offers clients a more professional and trained perspective allowing JMPI to achieve results that exceed expectations.

Full-Service Investigation

As a full-service private investigation firm, JMPI has provided assistance to clients in a wide range of criminal defense cases including: homicide, sexual abuse of children, capital murder, drug law violations, and post conviction investigations. Successful investigations have also been conducted in the areas of domestic relations, child custody, skip traces, computer forensics, cell phone forensics and cell tower data analysis. Additionally, JMPI offers nationwide process service.



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Criminal Defense

  • Forensic Linguistic Examinations
  • Electronic Counter Measures
  • Cell Phone Forensics
  • Cell Phone Tower Analysis

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Domestic Relations

  • Domestic Surveillance
  • Child Custody

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Additional Services

  • Nationwide Process Service
  • Worker Compensation



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Jeffrey S. Mitchel, Private Investigator

BOARD CERTIFIED CRIMINAL DEFENSE INVESTIGATOR

Experience

1998—Present, J. Mitchel Private Investigations

  • Defense Fact Investigations in Capital, Felony and Civil Matters
  • Post Conviction Investigations, Capital Punishment Mitigation
  • Investigation and Trial Strategy Development
  • Crime scene examination, photography and videotaping
  • Witness location, interviewing, preparation and coordination
  • Affidavit preparation, Jury Selection, Court Testimony
  • Trial Attorney support
  • Recognition and development of new evidence
  • Juror Interviewing


1986—1998, Lieutenant—Texas Department of Public Safety
Narcotics Service: El Paso ’86-’91, Austin ’91-’94, Kerrville ’94-’98

  • Plan, organize and control major narcotics investigations
  • Supervise case preparation and presentation for prosecution
  • Supervise narcotics service personnel
  • Develop and supervise confidential informants
  • Supervise and support other criminal investigations


1979—1986, Sergeant—Texas Department of Public Safety
Narcotics Service: Houston ’79-’81, Austin ’81-’86

  • Conduct major felony narcotics investigations
  • Conduct undercover operations, gather and preserve evidence
  • Develop and handle confidential informants
  • Case preparation, report writing and presentation for prosecution
  • Develop and support other felony criminal investigations


1974—1979, Trooper—Texas Department of Public Safety
Highway Patrol Service

  • Criminal and traffic law enforcement
  • Drug interdiction and felony apprehensions
  • Crime scene investigations
  • Support other felony investigations


Education

1974—St Edwards University, Austin, Texas
1973—Howard College, Big Spring, Texas
1972—Texas A & M University


Training

Department of Public Safety Training Academy, Austin, Texas

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Witness Interviewing Techniques
  • Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Photography, Videography
  • 4th Amendment Search and Seizure


Texas Defender Service Capital Trial Project, Austin, Texas

  • Death Penalty Mitigation, 2003


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Capital Defense Project

  • Capital Murder Seminar, 2005
  • 4th Annual Forensics Training, 2006
  • Capital Habeas Workshop, 2008
  • Death of a Child Under Age 6, 2008
  • 7th Annual Forensics Seminar, 2009
  • 8th Annual Forensics Seminar, 2010
  • 9th Annual Forensics Seminar, 2011


Midwest Counter Drug Training Center

  • Forensic Statement Analysis, 2007


National Legal Aid Defender Association

  • Life in the Balance 2003—Defending Death Penalty Cases
  • Life in the Balance 2007—Defending Death Penalty Cases



Memberships

Member- Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Member- Criminal Defense Investigation Training Counsel
Lifetime Member- DPS Officer’s Association


Licensure

Texas Commission on Private Security License # A-09270
Texas Commission on Private Security License # C -17976
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education
Master Peace Officer Certification



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