Welcome Message From the Chief

headshot-doi3Chief David M. Chriss Welcomes You

On behalf of the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation (DOI), I would like to welcome you to our blogsite. Our professional investigative staff provides the highest quality investigative services while upholding our core values of integrity, service, and excellence. DOI employs some of the most professional and skilled staff members in law enforcement. All of our investigators have completed a law enforcement academy certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training as well as numerous advanced officer courses and specialized training and certification.

DOI staff members come from a variety of backgrounds. Investigators have prior experience as law enforcement detectives, sexual assault investigators, computer forensics experts, internal affairs investigators, defensive tactics instructors, medical investigators, and elder abuse experts. These diversely experienced individuals work together in teams to conduct investigations on behalf of the boards, bureaus, committees and commissions of the Department of Consumer Affairs.

On our blogsite, you will find news about recent investigations, arrests and enforcement actions, as well as information about how to become a DOI investigator. Information is also included about DOI’s organizational structure and contact information. We encourage you to subscribe to email alerts for the latest from the Division of Investigation. Sign up by clicking on the button at the side of this page.

DOI is a premier law enforcement investigative agency. Our values are based on doing what’s right for the public and our client boards, bureaus, committees and commissions. We strive for excellence by continually asking ourselves how we can improve and by taking the extra steps necessary to achieve those goals.

Thank you for visiting.


Chief David M. Chriss