Dan Skoczylas– Dan began his career in law enforcement as a patrolman with the Hickory Hills Police Department in 1989. Dan spent a number of years serving in a patrol function before taking on the assignment of developing the agency’s first Gang/ Narcotics Unit. After overseeing this project for a couple of years Dan was assigned to the United States Customs Task Force where he served from 1997-1999, working international narcotics smuggling and money laundering cases in a federal jurisdiction. Dan returned to the Hickory Hills Police Department as a Detective until being promoted to Sergeant in 2001 and then to Lieutenant in 2007. Dan retired from the Hickory Hills Police Department in 2014. Dan is also a founding member of CLS Background Investigations/ Makton Investigations, overseeing the private sector background investigations program for CLS and a Supervisory Investigator for Makton. Dan has been featured on CBS, ABC, NBC and Fox as a recognized authority in the background industry.