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Meet the Hughes Investigation Team

Mr. Barry Bentley

Mr. Bentley joined the firm after retiring from the Ontario Police Services. Barry has 25 years of police service, starting in Toronto. He is now located in Sarnia, Ontario.

Barry has been a qualified Collision Reconstructionist for over 12 years and has successfully completed and obtained diplomas in collision reconstruction, pedestrian reconstruction, commercial vehicle reconstruction and physics. He has investigated hundreds of serious injury and fatal collisions and has trained hundreds of Police Officers throughout Canada in Collision Investigation.

While employed by the Toronto Police Service he has conducted a numerous general investigations and is experienced in interviewing techniques, interviewing interrogation techniques, statement admissibility, major case management, and police supervision.

Barry has been qualified as an expert in court and provided evidence as a collision reconstructionist. Barry has been assigned as an acting Sergeant in charge of the Police Traffic Division, also as an acting Sergeant on a platoon level. Prior to his retirement he was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Branch as a Detective to investigate violent crimes and sexual assaults. Barry has conducted surveillance throughout his years as a Police officer.

R.W. (Ron) Prior
Consulting Partner/Senior Investigator

Mr. Prior is a graduate of Centennial College, Scarborough, Ontario and the University of Toronto Faculty of Management and possesses diplomas and certificates in the Human Resources and Management, Criminology, Labour Relations and Business Administration. Ron is a graduate of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Academy and the Ontario Police College, Aylmer, the Canadian Police College, Ottawa and has attended Seminars from the Federal Bureau of Investigation at Quantico, Virginia, U.S.A.

While serving with the Metropolitan Toronto Police Service, Ron spent his career in investigation serving a number of years in the Fraud Squad, Homicide Squad and the Intelligence Bureau. This service placed him a position of having to conduct major investigations and preparation of documentation for different levels of the judicial system in Canada. Throughout his career with the Police Service, Ron developed numerous contacts with the National and International Law Enforcement Agencies and continues to maintain these resources and contacts.

After completing twenty-six years in law enforcement, Ron retired with the rank of Detective Inspector and ventured into the world of Sales, Marketing and Financial Management. This, coupled with his Police experience, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Hughes Intelligence Team.

Ron, as the owner of Hughes Intelligence Canada Office in southwestern Ontario, has operated the firm for the past ten years. He has completed a number of major investigations for Insurance Clients and Law Firms in Sarnia, London, Windsor, Arizona, California, and the Greater Toronto Area. He has conducted a number of International Investigations outside Canada for our Insurance, Corporate and Legal Clients and has brought them to a successful conclusion.

Hughes Intelligence Canada conducts investigations throughout the southwestern Ontario area as well as northern Ontario, and this includes maintaining contact with known clients and developing new clients in the insurance industry and other areas where our services can be provided.

  250 Christina St N, Unit G, Sarnia, ON N7T 7V3
Phone: 519.344.7447 I Fax: 519.337.9894
Toll free: 888.497.8686