About Us

Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon is the CEO and Founder of Dataveillance and also serves as a police officer in the South Florida area. Michael has over 29 years of professional police experience which began while serving in the United States Marine Corps as a Military Police officer. During his career as a police officer he has worked as a patrol officer, traffic investigator, recruiter, training-officer, narcotics detective, and intelligence analyst. He has attended over 2,500 hours of specialized police training in a myriad of police disciplines.

Michael received his Instructor Certification from the State of Florida Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Training. He not only teaches social media for police officers but he has also helped
to develop social media policies for local governments and private organizations.

He is a State of Florida certified intelligence analyst and in 2012 he helped create and develop the Open Source Social Media Course for FDLE’s first-ever state-recognized Florida Law Enforcement Analyst Academy (FLEAA). As well, he has instructed the class since its inception. Since 2012 Michael and Dataveillance has trained over 1,000 law enforcement professionals employed with Federal, State, County and municipal agencies. In 2013 Michael was invited to teach his Social Media course at Broward College’s Institute of Public Safety.

He has been an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police, served on its board and is a current Lodge President. In 2014 Michael was asked to be the Chairperson for the first ever State of Florida Fraternal Order of Police Social Media Committee. Michael speaks frequently on social media dangers as well as the policies and the use of social media for investigations.

Michael was a guest speaker at the 8th Annual Homeland Security conference in November 2013 and has had several articles about his personal training published in the media and magazines.

Michael is staying on top of all the trends in new social media sites and continuously adds new and up to the moment information in every class as the newest trends in investigations/web based crimes are brought to light.

Complex Investigations

Dataveillance will conduct social media research and investigations for law firms, insurance companies, human resource departments conducting employee clearances and back ground investigations and corporate loss prevention divisions. Please contact us for additional information to see how we can meet your needs at: info@dataveillance.us