Gary A. Barnett is a twenty-year veteran of the Indianapolis Police Department, retiring in 1990.
During his career Gary was responsible for investigating thousands of on-scene motor vehicle accidents. After transferring to the Arson/Fire Unit, he was responsible for the investigation of/participation in excess of 750 fire investigations. Since starting his own company, this figure has grown to over 2,000 fire investigations. Also during the above period, Gary has testified and qualified as an expert in numerous criminal and civil cases in the areas of fire origin & cause and motor vehicle crash reconstruction. Gary received his certification in Fire Cause and Origin (CFEI) and as Fire Investigation Instructor (CFII) from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) after attending courses at Eastern Kentucky University in 1990. In 1991, he completed Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction courses and received his certificate from the Institute of Police Technology & Management (IPTM) at the University of North Florida.