NEW YORK, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digipath, Inc. (OTCQB: DIGP), an independent cannabis lab testing and media firm, is pleased to announce it has hired renowned ex-NYPD detective, Mr. Richard "Bo" Dietl, as a consultant.
Mr. Dietl was a New York City police officer and detective from June 1969 until he retired in 1985 and is one of the most highly decorated detectives in the history of the police department, with thousands of arrests to his credit. He was one of the first NYPD undercover decoy cops and was hospitalized 30 times for injuries sustained in the line of duty.
In 1989, President George Bush appointed Mr. Dietl as co-chairman of the National Crime Commission. In 1994, Governor George E. Pataki appointed him as chairman of the New York State Security Guard Advisory Council, and he was subsequently re-appointed by Governor Elliot Spitzer. Mr. Dietl served as security consultant to the National Republican Convention and as director of security for many New York State Republican Conventions.
He is the founder and chairman of Beau Dietl & Associates and Investigations.com. Founded in 1985, Beau Dietl & Associates has grown to become one of the premier investigative and security firms in the nation and is a full service organization providing a wide variety of investigative and security services to corporate and individual clients worldwide. In 2010, Mr. Dietl formed Beau Dietl Consulting Services (BDCS), which recruits temporary and permanent placements in the IT, finance, and business verticals for global leaders and Fortune 500 companies with clients such as JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Ernst & Young.
Mr. Dietl has also been active in the entertainment industry, as a frequent guest on Fox News, and with parts in over 20 movies and television series.
Joseph Bianco, the CEO of Digipath, commented, "Bo Dietl is one of the most respected and connected figures in New York City and across the U.S. His passion for justice and law enforcement is legendary, and he is a supporter of cannabis legalization efforts in the U.S. Bringing him aboard Digipath as a consultant will provide great visibility to our company."
About Digipath, Inc.
Digipath, Inc. is an independent cannabis testing and media firm that supports the cannabis industry's best practices for reliable testing and delivers cannabis news coverage and education about the cannabis industry. Digipath's two business units are Digipath Labs and TNM News Corp. Digipath Labs™ is working to set the industry standard for testing all forms of cannabis-based products using FDA-compliant laboratory equipment and proprietary standard operating procedures (SOP) to ensure product safety and efficacy. TNM News Corp. has pioneered a cannabis-focused news network, The National Marijuana News, which delivers news, interviews, and education on all things cannabis.
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