Norman A. Traub & Associates LLC
Workplace Investigations
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David G. Chilimidos

California Licensed Private Investigators and Attorneys



California Private Investigator License: PI28905 
Norman A. Traub Associates
(714) 693-3428

Professional experience

David Chilimidos is a licensed private investigator whose specialties include conducting detailed and thorough public and private sector workplace investigations and litigation support for attorneys.

Mr. Chilimidos retired as a lieutenant from the Concord (CA) Police Department after more than thirty years of experience in all aspects of municipal policing. He worked as a detective in each of the department's investigative units, solving crimes of violence, financial crimes, and investigating matters involving juveniles. Mr. Chilimidos managed the police department's multimillion-dollar computer hardware and software development for a state of the art computer aided dispatch and report writing system.

Mr. Chilimidos trained and mentored new officers as a field training officer and continued to teach criminal law, procedure, ethics, and report writing to department staff as he rose through the ranks.

As a lieutenant, Mr. Chilimidos worked in the office of the Chief of Police, leading the department to its first reaccreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and then managing that program for the city.

Mr. Chilimidos conducted and supervised internal affairs investigations, officer-involved use of force cases, and workplace complaint inquiries. He provided legal update to command staff and assisted outside counsel with legal claims and lawsuits. Additionally, Mr. Chilimidos served as an independent hearing officer for the City of Concord Neighborhood Services Department.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration, California State University, Hayward

  • Master of Arts Degree, Clinical Psychology

  • Juris Doctor Degree, John F. Kennedy University

  • Graduate (and auditor) of the California Peace Officer Standards and Training Supervisory Leadership Institute

Related Experience

Mr. Chilimidos has been adjunct faculty in the Administration of Justice Department at Diablo Valley College since the mid-1990's and is an adjunct instructor of leadership courses at John F. Kennedy University in their Criminal Justice Leadership Program. He also sits on the University's Criminal Justice Leadership Advisory Board, developing management programs and curricula for law enforcement and security professionals. Mr. Chilimidos has taught classes in criminal law, procedure, report writing and jurisprudence to cadets at the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Law Enforcement Training Center.

Mr. Chilimidos served as an expert with the California District Attorneys Association in the investigation and prosecution of stalking, stalking homicide, and domestic violence, where he taught advanced concepts to prosecutors throughout the state.