CARMEL, IN – Veracity IIR continues to grow and expand its national headquarters in Carmel, Indiana.
The firm – consisting primarily of former Federal agents and employees now working in the private
sector – has grown rapidly since its fall of 2018 opening in Carmel. Recently, Veracity welcomed Jeremy
Bell as a Senior Investigator to its growing team of experts. Also, added is intern Collin Knolhoff, a
Purdue University student.
“We are very pleased to add Jeremy and Collin to our team as we continue to seek ways to serve our
growing list of clients for a variety of needs,” said Doug Kouns, president and lead investigator for the
Bell joins Veracity from the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom where he was a critical
member of the intelligence and operational organization; managed and mentored armed surveillance
officers; and developed specialized training on surveillance techniques and covert electronic usage. Prior
employment also included working as an Investigations Officer in support of organized crime efforts and
investigating major excise fraud cases within the United Kingdom. Jeremy has a Bachelor of Science from
Loughborough University of Technology in the United Kingdom and many professional awards and
citations throughout his career.
Knolhoff is a junior at Purdue University, pursuing his B.S. in Industrial Management, concentrating in
data analytics and international business. He currently works as an undergraduate researcher for
Purdue University’s Department of Homeland Security Institute, focusing on active shooter protocol and
the impacts of various firearm regulations. Outside of work, Collin spends time leading in a student
organization at Purdue and engaging in various community service opportunities in the Greater Lafayette
ABOUT VERACITY IIR
After more than 21 years of serving our country in the FBI, Doug Kouns retired and began a new
intelligence, investigations and research firm in Carmel, serving primarily corporate and legal clients. The
firm, known as Veracity IIR, has been piecing together a team of highly qualified professionals with
significant experience to serve the needs of its clients from their new location in Carmel. Veracity opened
for business on September 11, 2018 at 706 Pro-Med Lane in Carmel.