Natasha Powers-Marakis

Natasha Powers-Marakis


Natasha Powers-Marakis is a highly skilled private investigator with decades of experience, both as an investigator and as an expert in numerous fields of law enforcement.

Natasha attended San Jose State University and graduated with a political science degree in 1994.  Natasha also holds a master’s degree from California State University in Emergency Management. Additionally, Natasha has a paralegal’s degree from Boston University and two years of law school education from Lincoln Law School.
Prior to entering the field of private investigations, Natasha worked in law enforcement for the Palo Alto Police Department for 14 years. Natasha concluded her law enforcement career as a Sergeant, having worked on many very serious cases including homicides, sexual assaults, kidnappings and serious drug cases.

Natasha is an expert in many areas of law enforcement including use of force, crime scene investigations, homicide investigations, sexual assault investigations and narcotics investigations, and has testified in over a dozen trials and hearings as an expert.  

Additional Credentials

• Member – Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
• Member – International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA)
• Member – International Associations of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
• Member – National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA)

Contact Information
Natasha Powers-Marakis
Private Investigator
CO Office: 303.256.6345
Cell: 650.833.8783