Subrosa Investigations, a nationally recognized private investigative agency has hired Darin Fredrickson, CPP, to lead its Organized Retail Crime and Intellectual Property Rights division. Fredrickson, known for his investigative excellence, has over 17 years of surveillance experience and has been involved in thousands of physical and electronic surveillance operations.
“We are excited to welcome Darin to our team. The combination of Darin’s unique experience as an investigator, surveillance professional, and police officer will enable Subrosa to broaden its capabilities and address the growing need among our national and local retail clients to combat organized retail crime,” said Dan Perez, Chief Executive Officer.
Fredrickson brings to Subrosa a wealth of surveillance expertise which he acquired during his 20 years of service with the Phoenix Police Department, including service on the Major Offender Unit and assignment to the Repeat Offender Program’s (ROP) Surveillance Team.
“One of the things that sets Subrosa apart is our superior intelligence collection and analysis,” said Jennifer Mannino, Director of Investigations. “Darin is at the forefront of the industry’s efforts to
identify and protect against organized retail crime. He will make a great addition to our team.”
Fredrickson has worked extensively with Arizona-based retailers to successfully investigate, arrest and prosecute repeat offenders involved in retail theft. In 2009, Fredrickson was named by the Arizona Retailers Association as Law Enforcement Officer of the Year for his dedication to combatting organized retail crime. Most recently, Fredrickson served as an Organized Retail Crime (ORC) Investigator for Safeway Inc., where he successfully utilized both electronic and physical surveillance in ORC investigations
In addition to his field experience, Fredrickson is also the developer of the Master Surveillant® Training program, designed specifically to provide surveillance skills to law enforcement officials and retail investigators. He has co-authored numerous books on investigation and surveillance and given hundreds of presentations to the private-sector and community groups. Fredrickson received a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, a Masters of Education in Training and Development Leadership from North Central University, and holds a Baccalaureate Degree from Ottawa University.