Brian J. Duval
Director of Criminal and Civil Litigation at Cowan Investigations
Brian Duval, a retired captain from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, is the Director of Criminal and Civil Litigation Department at Cowan Investigations. Captain Duval has impressive law enforcement credentials particularly in the area of criminal investigations. At the time of Captain Duval’s Retirement, Captain Duval was responsible for all aspects of pre-and post-case indictments.
Captain Duval’s Twenty-Nine Year Law Enforcement Career included the commanding of four squads in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office with responsibility for investigating all Sexual Assault and Abuse Cases involving adult and juvenile victims. In this position, Captain Duval was the Commander of the multi-jurisdictional and disciplinary Child Abduction Response Team.
In 2007 Captain Duval was assigned as a detective in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Unit which conducts investigations into all Suspicious and Homicide Related Deaths in Hudson County. One year later Captain Duval was promoted to sergeant where he provided supervision to a squad of Homicide Detectives. In 2013, Captain Duval was promoted to Lieutenant and continued his assignment in the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit, now commanding four Homicide squads.
During Captain Duval’s storied career at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, he and Cowan Investigations Owner Bob Cowan would often cross paths in the streets of Jersey City, Hudson County’s Largest Municipality. It was on these streets where Captain Duval and former Jersey City Police Chief Bob Cowan formed and cemented a solid working relationship
Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office 2003-2020
Horry County Police Department 1994-2003
North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety 1991-1994
Police Academy Attended
Retired Captain Hudson County Prosecutors Office Captain Brian Duval testifying at the double murder trial of Shiquan Bellamy in 2013. Then Homicide Detective Sgt. Brian Duval was deeply involved in supervising the homicide investigation that put Bellamy away for hundreds of years.
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