Michael Branks

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Michael H. Branks, CLI


Criminal Investigator

Polygraph Examiner

Certified Legal Investigator

A Criminal Investigator for 28 years, he is a licensed Private Detective and Polygraph Examiner. Having conducted over 6000 Criminal and Civil Investigations, Mr. Branks is well respected by the Criminal Defense Bar and law enforcement professionals. Mr. Branks is a member of numerous professional organizations such as American Polygraph Association, Wisconsin Polygraph Association, the Professional Association of Wisconsin Licensed Investigators, the National Defender Investigator Association and the Homicide Research Working Group.

Holding degrees in Police Science, Criminal Justice and Administration of Justice, Mr. Branks is a frequent speaker and trainer for public and private organizations. He specializes in violent crime and internal corporate/ internal affairs cases. An experienced and well trained forensic interviewer and interrogator, Mr. Branks is the former Assistant Director Of Protection Services (Investigations) For the Art Institute of Chicago.

Office of the State Public Defender
407 Pilot Court Suite 500
Waukesha, WI 52189
Phone: 262-521-5173
43° 1' 37.9596" N, 88° 13' 41.9988" W
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