This certificate is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in private investigation, and is based on the training standards from the Private Security and Investigative Services Act of Ontario. This certificate consists of six courses, each of which is six weeks in length. This program is offered online.
Instructors teaching this online certificate program offer decades of experience in police services. Professor Buligan is a retired detective sergeant, with over 35 years of policing experience with the Toronto Police Service (TPS). Mr. Buligan spent over 20 years of his policing career attached to the Forensic Identification Services (FIS) where he worked as a scene of crime officer. During his tenure with the TPS – FIS he was in charge of FIS specialized operations and oversaw the training office, the laboratory, photo and Computer Assisted Recovery Enhancement System (CARES) sections.
In his capacity as detective sergeant, Mr. Buligan headed a group of forensic officers as part of the Toronto Joint Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team. Mr. Buligan was a member of the Toronto Police Forensic Training Conference committee; which he chaired for a number of years. He has lectured at Toronto Arson Task Force Seminar in 2003 and 2006, as well as, at the Toronto Police College and at the 2003 Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Conference. Professor Buligan was a member of the Ontario Forensic Advisory Committee and currently a member of Toronto Arson Task Force. Additionally, Professor Buligan is a member of the Canadian Identification Society, International Association of Identification and the Michigan Ontario Identification Society.
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