Civil Investigation Agency, Inc. is a fully licensed private investigation agency located in northeast
Florida, with customers nationwide. Services include background checks, skip tracing, and locating
deadbeat parents. C.I.A. was founded in 1981 by C.J. Sunderman, Jr. who is the owner, president
and director of investigations. Mr. Sunderman has an extensive background in law enforcement and
crime prevention. He first began his investigative career while serving for 6 years in the U.S. Navy.
After receiving an honorable discharge in 1970, he served on tmunicipal police departments in
Norfolk, Virginia and in Sarasota, Florida.
In 1974 Mr. Sunderman was assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit in Sarasota to develop and
maintain crime prevention programs in the area. He also handled media relations and public
speaking engagements. From 1978 to 1980 Mr. Sunderman was a part-time instructor at the
National Crime Prevention Institute in Louisville, Kentucky where he taught various courses on
security and crime prevention. During the course of his law enforcement career, he developed a
number of crime prevention programs, and developed and copyrighted a program on resort security
and has had a number of articles published on the topics of security and crime prevention.
Mr. Sunderman holds a B.A. degree from the University of South Florida in law enforcement, as well
as an A.A. and A.S. in criminal justice from Manatee Community College. In 1981 he left the police
department and founded Civil Investigation Agency, Inc. Mr. Sunderman personally oversees the
operations of C.I.A. on a daily basis, and is also a licensed alarm contractor. His wife, Joanna, is a
graduate of Ohio University and has a degree in social science, as well as a certificate in paralegal
studies from the University of Colorado. She is also a licensed private investigator and conducts
background checks and online research.
|Professional Licenses Held:
Private Investigation Agency License #A-9100200
State of Florida Private Investigator License #C-9100439
State of Florida Alarm System Contractor License EF-0000144
|CIVIL INVESTIGATION AGENCY, INC.