About Tim Pettit
Tim began his career with the U.S. Army Military Police as a military police officer, serving in Ft. Hood, Texas and Aschaffenburg, West Germany. Upon leaving active duty, he served as a military police instructor at the 5040th United States Army Reserve School (USAR) located at Ft. Des Moines.
Tim was then hired by the Urbandale Police Department. Tim served in both the patrol division and the investigations unit. While in the investigations unit he was a general crime detective, vice/narcotics detective, and a person’s detective.
Tim left the Urbandale Police Department and became an insurance fraud Investigator for a special investigations unit of a national insurance company. While serving in this position Tim had the opportunity to enhance his skills in investigations. He investigated possible fraudulent insurance claims throughout the nation.
Tim’s experience in the investigative field is extensive. He has investigated many crimes to include simple thefts to complex narcotics cases. He also investigated assaults, robberies and a homicide. His interview and investigative skills developed over time, which helped him successfully clear many cases. Tim has experience in testifying in city, state and federal court as a witness. He has also testified as an expert witness.
Tim offers over 28 years of investigative experience.