Desert Thunder Investigations, LLC
"We Find the Facts & the Truth"

About us

Debra Reddick, Principal Owner

With over 30 years of office management experience, Debra provides organization and order to the oftentimes chaotic investigation process.  She manages the business processes and assists with information collection and documentation, allowing the principal investigator to focus on the investigation and security services provided by Desert Thunder Investigations.  Her experiences include:
  • Office Manager, US Air Force Europe/Nato Office, Pentagon
  • Music and Video Editor, Public Relations Department, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Manager's Administrative Assistant, SAP Change Mgt Dept and Contracting Dept, Saudi Aramco
  • Office Manager, Dental Arts Practice, Philadelphia, PA
  • Office Manager, Commercial Real Estate Sales and Mgt Practice, Dayton, OH


Tim Reddick, Managing Director and Principal Investigator

Tim Reddick has over 25 years of experience as an investigative leader, investigator and trainer.  He has conducted complex investigations for US banking regulators, is the retired Director of Fraud and Special Investigations for the City of Philadelphia, has spent 15 years conducting complex investigations worldwide for the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, as well as spending four years with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. 

Professional Experience

  • Managing Director, Principal Investigator, Desert Thunder Investigations
  • Director, Fraud & Special Investigations, Office of the Controller, City of Philadelphia
  • Investigation Specialist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Senior Security and Investigations Consultant, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)
  • Chief of Police, City of Blackwell, Oklahoma
  • Chief, Drug Enforcement and Police Liaison, Air Force Office of Special Investigations


Certifications, Professional Associations and Awards 

  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Board Certified in Security Management, ASIS International
  • Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), Board Certified in Investigations, ASIS International
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, Investigations Council, ASIS International
  • Life Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Member, FBI National Academy Associate
  • International Award of Excellence, 2007, ASIS International Professional Certification Board
  • CFE of the Year, 2011, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


Education and Training 

  • Graduate, FBI National Academy, 162nd Session
  • Masters of Science, Criminology, Florida State University
  • Post Graduate work, Criminal Justice, University of Georgia, University of Southern California and University of Virginia
  • Graduate, US Air Force Air Command and Staff College
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, Oklahoma City University
  • Graduate, Defense Industrial Security Institute
  • Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing, Basic and Advanced
  • Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN) Training, Basic, Advanced and Advanced IINumerous seminars, courses, and professional education courses
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