John A. Hoda is a college educated, academy-trained former police officer and Insurance fraud investigator. He has trained other investigators at the former Insurance Crime Prevention Institute, International Association of Special Investigation Units, and the National Association of Legal Investigators. 

John has won publisher awards for articles in PI Magazine and The Legal Investigator. His cases have received Front page coverage in The Philadelphia Inquirer and New Haven Register. He is  the owner of Elm City Detectives and has been a licensed private investigator since 1997 and is licensed also in  New York and Massachusetts . He has been a student and practitioner of interviewing for 38 years and has successfully trained new hires in his methods. 

Credentials include that of a Certified Legal Investigator ( only one of 70 in the world) and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He has served on the Board of Governors of CT Assoc of Licensed Private Investigators (CALPI) and as a Regional Director of the National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI).  lives in Milford, CT.