About Us

Specializing in compelling professional demonstrative evidence of accident, crime and crash scenes.

Hoyer & Associates, Inc. is a full-service, licensed and insured legal investigative firm based out of historic Brownsville, Oregon. Established in 1989, Hoyer & Associates, Inc. brings nearly 40 combined years of investigative experience, skills, knowledge and training to provide expert services to the investigative community. We specialize in gathering and producing compelling professional demonstrative evidence of accident, crime and crash scenes.

We offer complete legal investigative services and litigation support to the legal community, government entities, corporations, insurance companies, and individuals. We provide personalized service to clients locally, nationally, and internationally.

Since 1989, Hoyer & Associates, Inc. has completed over 2,300 investigations, at the same time providing a multi-year investigative contract with a world-wide computer manufacturing company.


Verne & Linda Hoyer established the firm of Hoyer & Associates, Inc. in 1989 after Verne retired from a distinguished career with one of Oregon’s largest police agencies. As a Law Enforcement Officer, Verne was a member of the Police FAI (Fatal Accident Investigation) team. During his 17 years law enforcement, Verne attained over 2,100 hours of professional training. Since his retirement Verne has logged another 1,200 hours of training to remain a leader in the growing legal investigative field.

Verne has taught Vehicle Accident Investigation courses to various agencies along with other courses of study, including Radar Operation, Investigator Ethics, Crime Scene Security, and Facilitator-Trained Investigative Business Management.