- 5710 Gardenia Lane, Katy, TX 77493
In 2011, he received a Master’s Degree in Judicial Policy from the Universidad de Almeria, España and attended classes at the Barra Nacional de Abogados de Mexico (National Bar Association of Attorneys of Mexico.)
Hale is an alumnus of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Leadership.
Hale is also a licensed polygraph examiner in Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Virginia. He is certified by the Texas Joint Polygraph Committee on Offender Testing (JPCOT) and by the American Polygraph Association to conducted post-conviction sex offender polygraph examinations.
Hale is retired from a 37 year federal law enforcement career (1973-2010) as an intelligence analyst with the Drug Enforcement Administration during which he had 10 different domestic and foreign assignments, including a tour of duty in Mexico where he served as the DEA Chief of Intelligence, U.S. Embassy Mexico City (1997-1998.) In his last assignment before retirement (2000-2010,) he was the DEA Filed Intelligence Manager (Regional Chief of Intelligence) based in Houston, Texas and his area of responsibility included the U.S.-Mexico border and south to Panama. In this position he was responsible for tracking, investigating and prosecuting Trans-National Criminal Organizations (TCO’s) involved in drug trafficking throughout United States, Mexico and Central America.
Voir Dire International, LLC (hereafter, the company) is owned and operated by Gary J. Hale, a veteran with 40-years of service in the public safety and national security profession. Hale re-structured his company in 2015 and organized it as a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) registered in Texas.
The company provides client services, within the confines of the law of the jurisdiction in which it operates, including domestic and foreign, in the U.S. and abroad, private and government, that are not limited to the any of the following, including the development of intelligence requirements at the tactical, operational, strategic and policy levels; collection of information and technical data using all sources and methods, including The Cloud and Big Data.
The company also provides a complete range of bi-lingual (English/Spanish) security and intelligence services that focus on Mexico security issues. The company works very closely with U.S. and Mexico law enforcement, intelligence and military agencies to obtain raw, unevaluated information from open sources, confidential informants, government sources and other sensitive sources to perform its analysis. The information is evaluated and analyzed to make judgments based on the specified needs of the customer.
The company provides intelligence subject matter expertise regarding operations, analysis, training and other requirements identified by the customer. The company is staffed by a team of subject matter experts with knowledge, skills and abilities in law enforcement, intelligence, terrorism, military affairs, force protection and other strategic interests.
The team possesses the capacity to provide training and produce analysis, threat assessments, policy papers and development of transparency, rule-of-law and ethics projects.
The company provides innovation, creation, development and conduct of research and analysis; performs assessments and studies; publishes articles, profiles, reports, books, policy papers, affidavits and other documents; provides mapping, cartography, geographic information, geo-location, tracking, monitoring and modeling services, digital forensics, including telephonic and computer data extraction and exploitation, voice comparisons and voice fingerprinting, video and imagery enhancement, as well as providing finished intelligence products and systems for private, judicial, intelligence, national security, military, law enforcement; counter-terrorism, counter-drug, counter-intelligence, anti-kidnapping, corporate, personal, personnel, force-protection, physical and information security, public safety, academic and other customers.
Training, Institution Building, International Advocacy
The company also develops doctrine and curriculum, as well as conducts training on all the aforementioned products and services, performs institution building activities, as well as maintains and manages domestic and foreign proposals, projects, programs, grants, budgets and other related activities. The company also serves as a specialist, operator, examiner, general contractor, provider, re-seller, broker, agent, program manager or consultant of/for equipment, supplies, properties, assets and other services needed by its clients, including performing advocacy, representation and liaison in furtherance of the business activity.
The company also performs investigations, technical and physical surveillance, polygraph examinations, other employs other credibility assessment methods, pre-employment screening, internal affairs and integrity assurance investigations, loss prevention, physical and information security services and other related activities. The company also conducts polygraph examinations that encompass criminal acts such as theft, arson, homicide, sex offenses and other crimes; personal issues including fidelity testing, police and government pre-employment screening ; as well as internal affairs examinations to ensure the integrity of employees as well compliance with rules, regulations and laws. The company also provides training for initial certification of new polygraph examiners to include mentoring services during internship periods.