phoenix child custody INVESTIGATIONS & CONSULTATION

PREMIER INVESTIGATION GROUP


David Fruchtman, Ph.D., has worked in the criminal justice system for over thirty years.  He is the former director of the Arizona Office of Special Investigations where he was the lead investigator in over 100 homicide investigations.  He is currently a college professor in criminal justice and a faculty member of several colleges and universities.  Dr. Fruchtman has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology and holds a master of science degree in criminal justice from the University of Alabama and a masters of forensic science degree from National University.  Dr. Fruchtman has been court qualified as an expert in civil and criminal investigations, polygraph and sentencing mitigation evaluations.  He has been appointed by various courts to act as an advocate for defendants.  Dr. Fruchtman is a licensed private investigator and is a certified criminal investigator.

Jack M. Fritz, Ph.D.

Executive Director


Child Custody Investigation Specialist

Jack M. Fritz, Ph.D., has a doctorate degree in criminology / human services, a master of science degree in emotional disturbance and an undergraduate degree in psychology.  He has been appointed by civil, domestic and criminal courts to administer forensic polygraph examinations, neuro-psychological assessments and evaluations, and comprehensive background investigations.  He has been court appointed to perform comprehensive sentencing mitigation reports for defendants in state and federal courts.  The preparation of sentence mitigation reports gives us the knowledge of court procedures and what is needed to get the best outcome for our client.


Dr. Fritz has an extensive background in child custody investigations and has been consulting attorney's and clients for over thirty-five years. Dr. Fritz is licensed by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation and the Arizona Department of Public Safety as a private investigator, and is a full member of the American Psychological Association, Arizona Psychological Association, and the International Association of Correctional and Forensic Psychologists.

Dr. Fruchtman's masters degree thesis, "An Examination of Pre-sentence Investigative Procedures and Issues", is a comprehensive thesis on sentence mitigation investigations and was presented to the American Society of Criminology.  His thesis has also been published in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.  Dr. Fruchtman is a full member of the American Psychological Association and the National Polygraph Association.

David Fruchtman, Ph.D.


Jack M. Fritz, Ph.D., has been involved in the criminal justice system for over forty years.  He is a former member of the Chicago Police Department, Special Operations Group, and a former US Counterintelligence Special Agent.  In his law enforcement capacity, he has performed complex criminal and counterintelligence investigations.  He is a former adjunct professor at Ottawa University where he taught advanced courses in abnormal psychology, psychological test and measurements and criminal justice.  In addition, Dr. Fritz has been administering forensic neurophysiological (Polygraph) examinations for over thirty years, which has resulted in the exoneration of innocent defendants in cases involving child molestation, rape, homicide, burglary and other types of crimes. Dr. Fritz is a full member of American Psychological Association and the Arizona Psychological Association.