private investigations & consulting

J.P. Badel



Oregon License #88069

California License #28217

J.P. Badel is a co-owner of Badel Consulting and has 29 years of law enforcement experience.  He retired as a Captain and Second In Command of the Lodi Police Department.  He has extensive experience conducting, reviewing and managing Internal Affairs Investigations and Criminal Investigations.

J.P. earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Pacific and a Master of Arts from the University of Oklahoma.  He is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the Los Angeles Police Department's West Point Leadership Program and the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.  

J.P. is very active in community and professional organizations.  He is currently a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators, California Association of Licensed Investigators, California Police Chief's Association, International Association of Police Chiefs, the California Peace Officer Association, and the FBI National Academy Associates.  He is a past Board of Director and President of The First Tee of San Joaquin and past Board of Director and President of The Lodi Boys and Girls Club.  J.P. also is a past member of the Executive Board of the California Peace Officers Association and past Board of Director of Governor Schwarzenegger's Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board.  

J.P. is a former consultant with the San Francisco based law firm of Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai, and conducted investigations regarding allegations of workplace misconduct for the firm's clients.  J.P. was also an Adjunct Professor in Administration of Justice at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California. 

J.P. is married to Lynn Malaspino-Badel.  As co-owners of Badel Consulting they are committed to providing their clients with a thorough and complete investigation based on professionalism, ethics, and integrity.