DJ Boss Associates

DJ Boss Associates

Derk J Boss, CFE, CPP, CSP

7582 Las Vegas Blvd South Ste. 433 Las Vegas, NV 89123

About the Expert

Over thirty-five years of experience in the Gaming Industry as a senior executive in casino resort security and surveillance. During his career Derk has provided his expertise for casino resorts across the country and internationally as a director and vice president of both security and surveillance. He now serves as a consultant for both security and surveillance departments for commercial and tribal gaming properties. Derk has hands-on operational experience developing security and surveillance programs to protect gaming resort properties to include their employees, guests and property, from harm, cheating, advantage play, theft, fraud, liability and loss of profitability.

Areas of Expertise

  • Casino & Gambling Industry
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Security
  • Surveillance

Expert's Profile

Derk is a Nevada licensed, independent security consultant specializing in gaming surveillance and security. Derk has served as a senior casino executive in surveillance, security, loss prevention and compliance for over thirty years with gaming companies such as American Casino and Entertainment Properties, Grand Casinos, Bally’s, Aztar, Del Webb, Tropicana Entertainment, the Palms and MGM Resorts International.
The surveillance teams trained and led by Derk have a proven track record of continued success in the detection of cheating at gaming, advantage play and internal and external theft and fraud.
Derk has earned professional certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and as a Certified Surveillance Professional (CSP).
Presently, Derk serves on the Gaming and Wagering Council for ASIS International and is a past chairman for that Council. Derk is currently the President of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) and is one of its founding members.
He is also a respected author, instructor, and speaker, specializing in the fields of surveillance training and methodology, gaming protection, loss prevention, and the detection of internal and external theft and fraud. He co-authored “Casino Security and Gaming Surveillance” and "Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations" with Alan W. Zajic, CPP, CSP.
His technical articles have appeared in dozens of professional journals and magazines.
Derk presently operates DJ Boss Associates, a consulting firm specializing in gaming security, surveillance, game protection and loss prevention.

Personal Achievements


  • Nevada Licensed Private Investigator License # 2845

Special Training

  • Casino and Gaming Operations.Assessment of Surveillance Department Operations.Nightclub and Day Club Operations.Detection of Advantage Play and Cheating at Gambling. Detection of Theft, Fraud in the Gaming and Retail Environment. Alcohol Awareness Programs. Application and Use of CCTV/Surveillance. Prevention and Detection of Theft and Fraud in Gaming and Retail Environments. Prevention and Detection of Theft and Fraud in Player's Clubs. Proactive Surveillance Operations


  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Protection Professional, ASIS International
  • Certified Surveillance Professional (CSP) International Association of Surveillance Professionals


  • Casino Security and Gaming Surveillance, Derk J Boss, Alan W Zajic
  • Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations, Derk J Boss, Alan W Zajic

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DJ Boss Associates is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).