About NYPDTRUTH

Since retiring, John J. Baeza and Joseph Guida have consulted on cases, become active diplomates in the International Association of Forensic Investigators, taught investigative procedures internationally, and directed security for two United States presidential campaigns. They now utilize their combined 35+ years of law enforcement experience and expertise in criminal investigation procedures to help others in an unbiased search for the truth.

Det. John J. Baeza, NYPD (ret.), D-IAFI was involved in hundreds of criminal investigations in his 20 year law enforcement career. Det. Baeza began his career as a New York State Correction Officer at Sing-Sing Prison; worked patrol in Harlem's 32nd Precinct; and served as an undercover Police Officer and Detective in the Manhattan North Narcotics and Major Case Units. He transferred to the Manhattan Special Victims Squad, where he was responsible for the investigation of sex crimes, serial rape, sexual homicide, and child abuse. During his tenure in this assignment he expanded his knowledge of law enforcement investigation procedures. Det. Baeza has been published in the Journal of Behavioral Profiling and books such as the Rape Investigation Handbook, among other publications, and he maintains a large reference library including many of the seminal investigative textbooks. (Please call for a complete CV.)

Det. Joseph Guida, NYPD (ret.), D-IAFI worked a number of investigations in his 16 years in law enforcement, receiving 13 different commendations for his service and bravery, including one awarded for “an act involving grave personal danger.” He was successful as an undercover and an investigator in Brooklyn North Narcotics and Manhattan North Narcotics, making numerous undercover buys and was involved in hundreds of arrests and investigations. Det. Guida then worked in the South Bronx's 46th Precinct Domestic Violence Unit, where he was instrumental in improving the arrest and clearance rates as well as implementing successful criminal investigation procedures for solving domestic violence crimes. He is a Certified instructor in Criminal Investigation and instructed an international class on “Domestic Violence.” (Please call for a complete CV.)