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Neal L. Gossett - Private Investigator

Gossett was sworn into military service in 1976 and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army in 1982. He began his law enforcement career in 1985 as a Correction Officer with the New York City Department of Correction, a position held until retiring in 2004. Gossett's investigation experience dates back to 1998, when he was assigned to the Investigation Division, an elite unit within the New York City Department of Correction.

Over the next three years, Gossett investigated hundreds of cases involving uniformed and civilian staff as well as the detainee population. Cases included but were not limited to: escape from custody, suicide, homicide, felony assault, weapons possession, assault of staff, rape, forgery, theft of services, employee misconduct and various cases warranting an investigation by the Investigation Division. 

Many investigations resulted in providing depositions for attorneys or providing court room testimony at trials and hearings. Gossett's demonstrated professionalism, due diligence and effective investigatory skill earned him numerous certificates of recognition and excellence in duty. Gossett also received the Department's second highest award following the Medal of Honor, the Honorable Mention Medal. Gossett is also a member of the NYPD Honor Legion, a prestigious organization of the New York City Police Department.

In 2006, Gossett received his New York State Private Investigator license and in 2008 he launched his own company, Absolute Private Special Investigations, Inc. (APSI). APSI is an independently owned and operated, licensed and bonded, private investigation business under New York State license number: 11000097315

Gossett is vetted by the New York City Assigned Counsel Plan (18b Panel) as an expert investigator and is routinely assigned by the New York State Courts to assist attorneys in case related investigations.

Gossett, a United States Army Veteran, augmented his New York City Department of Correction skills with additional professional investigative training from the New York City Police Department (NYPD), New York State Police, United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), United States Secret Service, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Investigator Gossett is a member in good standing with the following prestigious organizations:
• Council of International Investigators
• National Association of Legal Investigators
• National Council of Investigation & Security Services
• Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State, Inc.
• Fraternal Order of Police – New York City Chapter



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