James Lyons received an associate degree in Criminal Justice from Faulkner State Community College and then obtained a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Faulkner University. He has worked in the area of law enforcement for over 26 years while 23 of those years was spent working for the Alabama Department of Public Safety (DPS). During his tenure with the DPS, Mr. Lyons served as a State Trooper for 6 years and conducted hundreds of traffic accident and driver license fraud investigations. In addition to working in the Highway Patrol Division, he also worked in the Driver License and Alabama Bureau Investigation Divisions. He has completed numerous training courses including the DPS Commercial Driver License Examiner course and the Drug Enforcement Administration Basic Narcotics Investigators course.
- Graduate of the FBI National Academy
- Professional Certified Investigator
- Member of the National Association of Legal Investigators
- Member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators