Mr. Travers was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps, assigned to Charlie Company, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, Lynchburg, VA. He returned from a combat deployment to Iraq in February 2010 after serving 6 months overseas, his awards include a Navy Unit Commendation, The National Defense Medal, Marine Corps Reserve Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with a gold star, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Medal, and the Individual Mobilization Augmentee Medal.
Mr. Travers has worked as a licensed private investigator since he was 15 years old, working on cases that have been seen in the OC Weekly, the Orange County Register, and other major news media. Upon return from deployment, he continued working with his father, Joseph A. Travers, CPI, CCDI, the CALI VP of Administration, on at least thirty different investigations. Mr. Travers has performed anti-piracy investigations, as well as surveillances, witness locate and service, scene photography and recreation, and client/witness interviews. He has taught anti-piracy surveillance techniques to students at CIA Investigation Academy in Oceanside, CA, as well as Co-authored Chapter 13 “Bioethics, Investigation, and the Occult” in Introduction to Private Investigation, 2nd Edition by Joseph Travers, as well as an official co-author of the 3rd Edition. Mr. Travers and his father Joseph co-authored The Original Private Investigator’s Handbook and Almanac, 2012, which provides the laws, regulations, and professional association information for becoming a Private Investigator in every U.S. state and territory, as well as Internationally.