Using the Internet as a Tool for Search: What You Need to Know/Internet Security

Speaker

John Ecklund

Job Title

Director of Investigations

Format

lecture

Audience

Foster and/or Adoptive Parents, Biological Families, Service Providers, Case Managers, Students, Advocates

Presentation Summary:

John Ecklund, Director of Investigations, has been with Midwest Foster Care & Adoption since the start of the extreme recruitment program at MFCAA. He is a licensed private investigator by the State of Missouri, Department of Professional Registration, additionally he is licensed as a Private Detective by the Kansas Attorney General, through the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. John has over twenty one years of experience in the investigative field. He is the owner of Ecklund & Associates Detective Agency of Kansas City Missouri. John specializes in covert surveillance and background investigations.

-       Internet Safety

-       Online searching for family members

-       Parental controls

 

Bio/Experience:

 

John Ecklund, Director of Investigations, has been with Midwest Foster Care & Adoption since the start of the extreme recruitment program at MFCAA. He is a licensed private investigator by the State of Missouri, Department of Professional Registration, additionally he licensed as a Private Detective by the Kansas Attorney General, through the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. John has over twenty one years of experience in the investigative field. He is the owner of Ecklund & Associates Detective Agency of Kansas City Missouri. John specializes in covert surveillance and background investigations.  His memberships include the National Association of Investigative Specialists and the National Council of Investigative and Security Specialists.

John attended Penn Valley Community College obtaining an associate’s degree in emergency medical services and earned his Paramedic Certification and license.  John worked as a Medic on the streets of Kansas City, Missouri for the Metropolitan Ambulances Services Trust.  While working as a Medic, John worked closely with law-enforcement and with government agencies. John was heavily involved in special police operations in armed standoffs where emergency medical personal were required.

John became interested in the investigative aspect while working alongside Police detectives and private detectives and began coursework in aspects of law and investigative techniques. John eventually became a private investigator licensed in several States and currently maintains a well respect detective agency in Kansas City, Missouri.