Veracity IIR, a private investigations firm founded by former FBI Agents with over 20 years of experience, continues to grow. The company has announced it is opening a branch in West Lafayette, Ind., and has hired two accomplished law enforcement professionals. The new office opens in August.

The new location will be 3000 Kent Avenue, Suite 2562, in the Purdue Research Park / Technology Center in West Lafayette. Potential clients can call the Carmel office at (317) 564-8383 or e-mail the company at

Heading up the new location will be a former Tippecanoe County Sheriff and a former FBI special agent.

Tracy Brown is currently serving his second term as a Tippecanoe County Commissioner and previously served two terms as Tippecanoe County Sheriff. He has 32 years in law enforcement, including patrol, investigations, and jails divisions. He has also served as a crisis and hostage negotiator and participated on the Underwater Rescue and Recovery and SWAT Teams. He completed his law enforcement training at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Ind. and the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, VA.

In 2013, Gov. Mike Pence awarded Brown with the Sagamore of the Wabash. Currently, Brown is also chairman of the Tippecanoe County Republican Party. He also serves as an assistant football and boy’s swimming coach at William Henry Harrison High School in West Lafayette.

Rich Davies spent 22 years with the FBI, contributing to several specialized areas. He started and led the Greater Racine Gang Task Force and was the team leader for the Indianapolis Special Operations Group. Davies also served as a SWAT Team Member and a Firearms and Tactical Instructor with the FBI.

Prior to working for the FBI, Davies spent time in the military and in the private sector. He spent six years as a Law Enforcement Specialist in the Indiana Air National Guard and he also put his degree in mechanical engineering to work as a Project Engineer for CP Environmental in Illinois. He spent seven years at U.S. Steel as a manager in Steel Production and as a mechanical analyst.

“Tracy and Rich fit in perfectly with Veracity’s mission of providing the highest quality, unbiased investigations and security solutions” said Doug Kouns, co-founder of Veracity IIR and a retired FBI agent. “Their extensive experience in investigations and finding “the truth,” allows our clients to make the right decisions. They are recognized experts in intelligence gathering and will help us effectively expand our reach throughout Indiana.”

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