Larry Forletta is the founder of FORLETTA a Cleveland and Pittsburgh PI company. He is a highly decorated former special agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with more than 30 years of professional law enforcement experience including the Maryland State Police.

Mr. Forletta’s experience, worldwide contacts and discipline provides our clients an advantage when seeking results.

16- Forletta Logo_Color_01Mr. Forletta has led major criminal investigations and international criminal organizations achieving a 100 percent conviction rate. He is a judicially recognized expert in the U.S. District and State Courts. He has supervised 25 criminal investigators with successful results and trained hundreds of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. military.

Mr. Forletta’s experience provides FORLETTA with unique perspective and compelling insight on many legal and law enforcement issues including homicide, effective background investigations, money laundering, property crime, fraud, organized crime and narcotics at the local, regional and federal levels.

Mr. Forletta hand-picks domestic and professional law enforcement officials to conduct quality worldwide investigations for FORLETTA. He then oversees each investigation to ensure quality control and results for our clients.

Mr. Forletta is known throughout DEA as a major complex conspiracy investigator. His experience with the DEA includes spearheading of major criminal investigation involving international and domestic drug organizations, consultant to local government officials dealing with law enforcement issues, consultant to educational facilities and law firms concerning drug abuse and was an instructor for international government agencies.

He has been honored by receiving DEA’s highest award by the Attorney General of the United States and has received numerous awards from local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. military.

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Larry Forletta is the only federal agent and the only one outside of the Howard County, MD Police Dept. to receive the 2nd Highest award: the “Bronze Star”. Seen here presenting the award is Howard County Police Chief James Robey.

Us Attorney General John Ashcroft (Right) & Larry Forletta (Left).

Larry Forletta receiving one of DEA’s highest awards.
The Presenter, DEA Administrator Thomas Constantine & US Attorney General Janet Reno.