Samuel Bowden is an educated, multifaceted and intrinsic licensed private investigator that has over 25 years of law enforcement, criminal justice, and investigative experience. He is considered a man of honor, integrity, and character. The Bowden Group & Associates is considered an Integrated Executive Protection and Investigative Agency that is recognized and respected within the law enforcement and criminal justice community.
As a strong advocate for higher education, Mr. Bowden has acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Masters of Science in Management and a Masters of Science Degree in Cyber Security with a minor in Digital Forensic Investigations. In addition to completing countless trainings in law enforcement and criminal justice fields, he has aquired numerous certifications and is considered a subject matter expert in investigative practices and procedures.
He served the city of Baltimore as a police officer, homicide detective and subject matter expert in cybersecurity, digital forensics, civil, criminal and financial crimes investigations. He was hand selected to serve as one of the first members on the Violent Crimes Task Force (initiated by the Mayor of Baltimore). He conducted special investigations for the State's Attorney’s office and served on the executive protection detail for the State's Attorney of Baltimore Maryland. He was one of three detectives assigned to the high profile Witness Locator Unit (publicized by Time Magazine and The Washington Post for its success).
In his tenure with the Baltimore Police Department, Mr. Bowden mentored/trained both uniformed officers and plain clothes detectives in the dynamics of investigative practices and procedures. He served as an instructor and is considered a subject matter expert on violent, cyber and financial crimes while assigned to the Criminal Investigative Division for the majority of his career.
Mr. Bowden currently serves as an adjunct professor for several Colleges and Universities, as well as a multi-topic Instructor for the Baltimore City Police Academy.
His love and passion for the law enforcement and criminal justice has caused him to be a highly acclaimed and sought after professor, trainer and investigator that gets the job done.