GA Dept of Human Services – Forensic Specialist, Division of Aging Services
David Blake is a Financial Forensic Specialist with the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Aging Services Forensic Special Initiatives Unit (FSIU). After serving in the US Army from 1974 to 1981 as a combat Infantryman, and Military Police Sergeant, Mr. Blake joined the DeKalb County Department of Public Safety Bureau of Police Services and worked in the Uniform Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force, and the White-Collar Crime Computer Forensics Unit. In 2002, Mr. Blake moved over to the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office as the Deputy Chief Investigator over the White-Collar Crime Elder Exploitation and Paralegal Unit. In addition to expanding the White-Collar Crime Unit, Mr. Blake developed in-house computer forensic capabilities to improve the processing of digital evidence before retiring in 2010 and joining the GA DHS. Mr. Blake is an Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) Certified Economic Crimes Forensic Examiner (CECFE), an International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) Certified Electronic Evidence Collection Specialist (CEECS), a State of Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) Certified Instructor, and is the co-developer of and principal Instructor for the GA DHS At-Risk Adult Crime Tactics (ACT) Specialist certification course.