|Arvin Clar is a nationally known seminar speaker, as well as college-level instructor, in security, police operations, and economic crime. He has been a speaker for many organizations, corporations, and trade groups, and has conducted security evaluations and assessments of financial institutions throughout the United States. His 35 years of experience in the fields of risk assessment and analysis in the financial services industry and premises security and safety issues includes: evaluating the level of appropriate safety and security, professional investigation services, violent criminal acts, security survey and analysis, accident investigation, the investigation of fraud and financial crime, and the design of security systems for financial institutions.
Thompson Consulting Group, LLC
Prior to joining Thompson Consulting Group, Arvin served with the Cleveland Police Department for over 29 years, where he served as a detective in the Financial Crimes Unit. Arvin was responsible for the investigations of thousands of financial crime cases and prepared and presented these cases for state and federal prosecution.
Arvin serves as Adjunct Faculty at Cuyahoga Community College, in the College of Criminal Justice, where he has been an instructor for over 35 years, lecturing on courses of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Criminal Investigation. He also served as an Assistant Vice President for Charter One Bank, where he served as the Bank Protection Coordinator for over 17 years, overseeing the safety and investigation of fraud issues of 750 banking branches throughout five states.
Mr. Clar has been published in several national magazines regarding security, fraud, and investigations. He has authored training programs for bank robbery and identity theft and has been a featured guest on National Public Radio.