About Robert Cirtin

Robert Cirtin is a licensed private investigator who operates in Springfield, Missouri. He has experience in a wide variety of areas, ranging from criminal justice to law enforcement to education. He is a published author and a member of various organizations related to the discipline of private investigation. He has served as a professor and director of the criminal justice program at Evangel University.

Needless to say, Robert’s wide array of experience has made him the skilled private investigator he is today. He investigates everything from workers’ compensation fraud to marital infidelity to workplace misconduct like theft and embezzlement.

Head shot image of Robert Cirtin

Professional Certifications

  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Licensed as a Professional Private Investigator by The Board of Private Investigator Examiners, Missouri Division of Professional Registration
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Certified as an Investigator by The National Clearing House On Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulations, Council of State Governments
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Member and past Vice-President of The Missouri State Investigators Association
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Member of The National Association of Investigative Specialists

Curriculum Vitae

  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, Lincoln University
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Completed 2,500 hours of professional training in law enforcement and criminal justice provided by law enforcement agencies and police academies
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Previously certified as a police officer by the Missouri Department of Public Safety
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Served as a police officer in Springfield and Columbia, Missouri
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Formerly served as a professor and director of the criminal justice program at Evangel University
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Guest lecturer on criminal justice to a variety of professional and educational organizations on topics of active shooters, investigative processes, background screenings, and interview techniques
  • Icons/ DiamondCreated with Sketch. Mr. Cirtin has written and contributed to articles in many publications pertaining to church safety and security and is a widely recognized authority on the subject

Church Safety and Security: A Practical Guide

Robert Cirtin has authored A Practical Guide to Church Safety and Security. This widely used book was written from his broad experience working with religious organizations and church leaders in maintaining safe and secure operations.