William C. Dear
International Private Investigator
Certified Training Instructor
William C. Dear is a Dallas-based internationally-known private investigator with more than 30 years experience in criminal and civil investigations.
Mr. Dear began his career as a police officer in Florida and later Texas and has been inducted into the Police Officers Hall of Fame. Since opening his own agency in Dallas in the early 1960s, Dear's investigations have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and many other countries. Mr. Dear is also a Board-Certified instructor who conducts accredited training seminars throughout the United States for law enforcement officials, private investigators, and attorneys.
With his wry humor and real-life, yet larger-than-fiction exploits, Dear is an entertaining and knowledgeable speaker for any type of audience, from business conventions and training workshops to banquets and civic group luncheons.
William C. Dear has been aptly referred to by the London Times, the Toronto Star and others as the "real James Bond."
"It's no mystery why this investigator's one of the best" - Houston Post
"Number One Private Investigator in the World Handling Murder/Kidnap Cases" - Touch Productions, London
Mr. Dear is the author of several award-winning books, both non-fiction and fiction, including:
The Dungeon Master (American Library Award)
Please Don't Kill Me
Private Investigator (Autobiography)
Dead Men Don't Lie (Fiction)
Adopted: How to Find Your Biological Parents and Other Family Members
Fingerprinting: How to Take Mistake-Proof Fingerprint Impressions
Dear and his exploits have been featured in a variety of media including:
Watching the Detectives featuring Dear as one of the five best investigators in the world.
For information concerning William C. Dear's Private Investigator's Video Course, his speaking schedule, Homicide Investigation Training or to order any of his books, please write or fax Mr. Dear at:
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He has appeared in publications
Bill Dear has solved readers' mysteries in his newspaper column "Ask the Investigator" and has hosted an acclaimed weekly radio talk show under the same title.
Among Mr. Dear's most renowned investigations:
· O.J. Simpson Investigation (California)
· Exhumation of Lee Harvey Oswald
· The Disappearance of Teenage Genius James Dallas Egbert III (Michigan)
· Jerry Sternadel Murder - Featured on Current Affair
· Dean Milo Murder (Ohio) - Set international record for number of people convicted
· The "Alien Autopsy" Investigation featured on Fox TV
· Patsy Wright Murder - Featured on Unsolved Mysteries
· Beckon Murder (Canada)
· Amber Crum Murder
· Casey Roberts & Robbie Biggars Murders
· Charles Whitenhafer Murder
· Donna Benevides Murder
· Allen Rehrig Murder
· Olive Dry Murder (Alabama)
· Christie Meeks Murder
· Cherie Ann Kennedy Kidnapping
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