Linda Sanem MTACDL Profile

Investigative Solutions, Inc.
35 years investigative experience
P.O. Box 3052


P.O. Box 3052, BOZEMAN, MT 59772


CELL:  406-580-2109                                   EMAIL:  LSANEM.PI@GMAIL.COM




18 years of experience in licensed private investigation with over 1,800 investigations including, but not limited to, Criminal Defense, Civil and Background Investigations, Surveillance, Domestic/Custody Issues, Asset Searches, Person Locates and Fraud Detection. Sixteen years of experience in the Criminal Justice field as a police officer, and adult probation and parole officer 

  • · Wide-ranging knowledge, training and experience in the following areas: interview/interrogation, criminal, civil and accident investigation, electronic intelligence and surveillance; case management, evidence gathering, report writing, interpersonal skills, and research
  • · Over 1800 training and education hours in the criminal justice field, including 1,180 hours certified by the Montana Police Officer’s Standards and training (P.O.S.T.) Advisory Council
  • · 2003 – 2009 Governor Appointee to the Montana Board of Private Security Patrol Officers and Investigators


Owner/ President Investigative Solutions, Inc. and  Licensed Private Investigator, Bozeman, MT,  January 2001 to Present

  • · Provide confidential and effective investigative services for attorneys, companies, and private individuals.

Adult Probation and Parole Officer, Montana Department of Corrections, Bozeman, MT, 1995 to 2000

  • · Conducted 75-100 Pre-Sentence Investigations
  • · Supervised and managed caseload of over 90 convicted felons
  • · Wrote decisive and comprehensive reports
  • · Conducted criminal record checks, searches, and gathered evidence
  • · Worked in cooperation with numerous criminal justice/social service agencies
  • · Member of Gallatin County Drug Treatment Court

Sergeant, Patrol Officer, and Narcotics Detective, Bozeman Police Department, Bozeman, MT, 1984 to 1995

  • · Conducted and supervised criminal and traffic investigations
  • · Responded to and supervised major incidents
  • · Wrote thorough and conclusive reports
  • · Testified in court proceedings
  • · Supervised, directed, and evaluated performance of officers
  • · Addressed officer’s training needs
  • · Enforced local, state, and federal laws
  • · Worked in cooperation with other law enforcement agencies and members of the legal system
  • · Additional Responsibilities Included: DARE Instructor, Special Response Team, Fitness Training Officer

ASMSU Student Security, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1981 to 1984

  • · Provided security and crowd control for campus events
  • · Police Dispatcher for Montana State University Campus Police
  • · Director of ASMSU Student Security


Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology (Honors Graduate), Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 1984

Certifications & Awards: 

  • · Montana P.O.S.T. Council Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory Certification
  • · Montana Department of Corrections Probation & Parole Officer Certification
  • · Recipient Kaaro Award for Highest Academics MLEA Basic 57 & Red Ribbon Officer of the Year Nominee