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  • Copper Investigations & Consulting

    Copper Investigations & Consulting offers unparalleled customer service and quality of investigations.


    Ron Potts

    Ron Potts was awarded Investigator of the Year by the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators for 2020.  He was awarded this for his work in a homicide case that led to the arrest of the suspects and closure for the victim's family.

    Copper Investigations & Consulting was founded by Retired Police Lieutenant Ron Potts. Ron has supervised complex investigations for over 30 years. He is experienced in kinesic interrogation and interview analysis. Ron has served as an expert witness in security risk management lawsuits and has presented hundreds of seminars for businesses, organizations and educational institutions. His career includes:

    • Austin Police Department Lieutenant, 28 years
      • Medal of Valor recipient
      • 15 year patrolman
      • Assault Unit Detective
      • Patrol Sergeant
      • K9 Sergeant
      • Patrol Lieutenant over Downtown Area Command which included the 6th Street Entertainment District with over 100 bars and restaurants
      • Lieutenant over Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, Family Violence, Mental Health and Domestic Violence Emergency Response Team (DVERT)
      • Board of Directors Austin Police Association
      • Master Peace Officer License
      • Safety Coalition Member for the University of Texas
      • On Mayor’s Mental Health Taskforce
      • Designed and implemented Public Assembly Code Enforcement (PACE)
      • Organized and implemented the Entertainment District Bus (eBUS) for the University of Texas
      • Certified Crime Prevention Peace Officer
    • Division Manager City of Austin Code Enforcement/Field Operations/Fleet/Emergency Response/PIO
    • Hotel Director of Risk Management
      • Omni Hotels
      • Embassy Suites
      • Hampton Inn
      • Homewood Suites
    • Regional Director of Security for an apartment management company
    • United States Marine Corp Sergeant/Supervised a 32 Man Reaction Force protecting Nuclear Weapons
    • Hand to Hand Combat Instructor
    • Impact weapons Instructor
    • Pressure Points Instructor
    • Crisis Prevention Instructor


    Christina Potts

    Christina manages our office and computer related investigations. Her resume includes:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Biology
    • Master's Degree in Education
    • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Instructor