American Detective Agency

 Joseph Alercia II

 

EDUCATION

 

Graduate

Easton Area High School

William Penn Highway

Easton, PA  18042

 

HIGHER EDUCATION EXTENSION COURSES

 

1968-1970

LaSalle Extension University

Chicago, Illinois

Bachelor of Law

Studied common law

 

1969-1975 Detective Apprentice

 

1970-1972

Institute of Applied Sciences

Diploma

Scientific Crime Detection (fingerprints, police photography, firearms ID, ID of handwriting, typewriting, Modus operandi)

 

1971-1972

Universal Detectives

Universal City, CA

Diploma

Investigation training

 

1972-1973

North American Institute of Police Science

Chicago, Illinois

Diploma

Investigation and Police Science

 

1973-1975

Brantridge Forest School

Highfield, Dane Hall, Haywards Heath

Sussex RH177Ex, England

Doctorate of Psychology Extension Degree

 

1974-1975

Universal Schools

Little Falls, NJ

Diploma

Legal Investigation

 

1975-1976

American Police Academy

Washington, D.C.

Certificate of Instruction, Arson Investigation

         

1975-1976

International Detective Training School

Diploma

Detective Training

 

1978-1979

Paralegal Institute

Phoenix, AZ

Research of Federal and State Laws.  The study of litigation and trial practice.

 

1979-1980

Police Science Institute

Newport Beach, CA

Diploma

General Law enforcement. Course in police training.

 

1985-1987

Graduate, Newspaper Institute of America

A writing course specializing in fiction writing and basic concepts of newspaper writing

  

1988-1999

Kensington School of Law

Glendale, CA

External Degree program, Doctor of Jurisprudence

 

1990-1991

Diploma, Forensic handwriting examination

 

1995

Practical Homicide Seminar Certificate

 

 

Doctor of Jurisprudence

 

 

MILITARY HISTORY

 

United States Marine Corps, 1959-1963 (Active), 1963-1965 (Inactive reserve status), Honorable Discharge

 

Past Commandant Marine Corps League, Northampton County, PA

 

Marine Corps League, Northampton County, PA - Distinguished Service Award