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A seasoned professional who is a specialist in sensitive employment investigations as well a proficiency in cases in Indian Country Denny Joyce, the principal of Dennis Joyce Investigations, served as a Special Agent for the FBI for 24 years. Mr. Joyce served as a supervisor in the FBI’s Sacramento office for twelve years before his retirement and has extensive contacts within Northern California. Following his retirement, he spent eight years in the insurance industry where he established Special Investigation Units for two carriers. His MBA enhances his understanding of workplace procedures and dynamics. Whether locating key witnesses or coaxing information from those who “don’t want to get involved”, Mr. Joyce brings the ethics and integrity ingrained in his U.S. Naval Academy training and FBI experience to all of his investigative work. He is also part of a national network of former FBI agents engaged in private investigation.
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A seasoned professional who is a specialist in sensitive employment investigations as well a proficiency in cases in Indian Country Denny Joyce, the principal of Dennis Joyce Investigations, served as a Special Agent for the FBI for 24 years. Mr. Joyce served as a supervisor in the FBI’s Sacramento office for twelve years before his retirement and has extensive contacts within Northern California. Following his retirement, he spent eight years in the insurance industry where he established Special Investigation Units for two carriers. His MBA enhances his understanding of workplace procedures and dynamics. Whether locating key witnesses or coaxing information from those who “don’t want to get involved”, Mr. Joyce brings the ethics and integrity ingrained in his U.S. Naval Academy training and FBI experience to all of his investigative work. He is also part of a national network of former FBI agents engaged in private investigation.
Dennis Joyce Investigations serves a select group of Sacramento law firms, businesses, and Native American Tribal Governments in areas including complex fraud, sexual harassment investigations, background investigations, location of hard-to-find witnesses, first-party insurance bad faith investigations, and workplace misconduct.

Lawyers need to apply the law to the particular facts of a case to get the best possible results for their clients. A prompt, thorough, and ethical investigation can be the cornerstone for building a winning argument before a judge, jury or arbitrator. A business which responds to an allegation with a prompt and thorough investigation can quickly determine if the allegation is valid and can take prompt action that may preclude litigation.
The common ground shared by both the defense and plaintiff labor attorney is the role that truth plays in their legal strategy. The plaintiff attorney abhors spending money and time on a case where the client has stretched his story and the defense attorney needs the truth before making the “fight or settle decision” The professional investigation serves both sides.
The court’s have established liability for employers who fail to promptly act on allegations of harassment and discrimination and have also set standards for the quality of their investigations. Only capable unbiased investigation can meet this standard. Mr. Joyce’s record of investigative accomplishment and integrity makes his credibility determination highly defensible. Many times conflicting versions of relevant events make the the investigator’s credibility assessment a key element supporting a management decision and of course a primary area of attack by the opposing party.

Because of his experience in high visibility cases Joyce has had extensive on camera media experience. He was invited to narrate his actions in a high visibility kidnap murder case on the CBS series TOP COPS That show had him narrating the story while actors recreated the solution and dramatic rescue of two kidnapped teen age models.

More recently, as a result of his role as initial FBI supervisor on scene at the Jaycee Dugard kidnapping , he had national media exposure relating his experience. As a result of his exposure he was asked to do a one hour show focusing on kidnapping investigations on the E! network. Joyce also frequently opines on ‘FBI procedures on the local Sacramento NBC station

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