Derek formed CAIPRS in August 2001. Derek has always been looking for answers. These questions started as early as his childhood while hearing local legends and stories of New England ghosts and shipwrecks. Since forming CAIPRS he has not only found a dedicated team who seek the same answers but has found more questions as to how and why paranormal events happen around us. Derek believes in a pragmatic, scientific approach to ghost hunting and uses both technical equipment and intensive historical research in his case work. CAIPRS, led by Mr. Bartlett is involved with cases that span from New England to New Orleans and beyond. Derek is a former US Marine and employs the concepts of both discipline and an intense theoretical approach in his work. A self described “skeptical believer” he is not out to debunk everyone else’s work as much as he is to prove his own findings. He maintains a high standard for CAIPRS and feels that leading by example is not only better for his own group, but for the overall perception of paranormal research groups as a whole. Both Derek and CAIPRS are based in West Barnstable, Massachusetts.