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Unparalleled experience with unwavering results

We bring over 50 years of legal and law enforcement expertise to every investigation, helping clients navigate the complex and often confusing areas of workplace investigations, organizational assessments and risk management training.


Investigative Services

Contact us for a complimentary discussion and evaluation of your questions and needs. Whether you choose us to assist you or not, we will do all we can to—at a minimum—point you in the right direction and address your concerns.

Urgent Message for California Employers

The California Workplace Violence Prevention Law Takes Effect July 1, 2024.

Are You Ready?

Most California Employers are required to “establish, implement, and maintain an effective workplace violence prevention plan.

This includes maintaining a Violence Incidence Log and keeping records of Workplace Violence Incident Investigations. And it becomes enforceable on DAY 1.


Workplace Investigations

Fair, objective, comprehensive workplace misconduct investigations

Employment Background Investigations

Pre-employment background investigations of police officer applicants & police agency leaders

Police Practices Auditing

Independent auditing of law enforcement agencies for oversight and review

Organizational Studies

Studies of law enforcement organizations for staffing, best practices & service delivery

Hearing Officer Services

Municipal agency hearings for disciplinary matters, code compliance and zoning issues

Training Risk Management

Training & Advice on risk management principles

Mediation/Dispute Resolution

Mediation & dispute resolution in the workplace

Policy Review

Policy review of law enforcement, fire & public agency operations


Our Company

At the JL Group, we bring a depth of experience that looks deeper, and finds answers that only a trained eye would see. Because every investigator has executive-level experience, we know what’s important and how to decipher critical information that will make a difference for our clients. We serve the public and private sectors alike and deliver final results that are bulletproof in objectivity and the determination of facts.


Blog & News

Navigating Workplace Investigations: Knowing When and How to Investigate

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As employers in California, it is essential to understand your legal obligations and rights when it comes to initiating and conducting workplace investigations. The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)…

The Anaheim Investigation: A Six-Month Retrospective

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In July 2023, the JL Group completed its nearly year-long investigation into alleged corruption within Anaheim’s City government. As requested by the City, the resulting 350-page report included policy recommendations…

The SLO County City Just Adopted A New Plan to Address Homelessness.

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Paso Robles kicked off a new approach to addressing homelessness in the city, as its City Council voted 4-1 to adopt the Paso Robles Strategic Plan to Address Homelessness on…

What people say

We can always count on the JL Group to take our most complex cases. Their law enforcement background combined with legal expertise is a huge benefit that brings balance and credibility to our cases. Their team is professional and provides thorough well-written reports that are extremely helpful.

Rida FreemanHR Director at the City of Santee

The JL Group is the best out there for doing corruption, government investigation, and personnel issues. They have investigators with real life and professional experience. Their lead investigators have many years of police experience.

Chuck Bozza, PhD.Retired Police Commander, Irvine Police Department