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Huntsville Private Investigators

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  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Demetrese A.
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I was impressed with Kevin. He was able to accomplish what many could not. It was difficult to find my spouse to have him served, but Kevin with Deep Investigations of North Alabama was able to complete this in a professional and timely manner. He provided many updates on my case and was available at all times. I would definitely use his services again and give him two thumbs up.

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tiffiney B.
Verified review

Very helpful and knowledgeable.


Your applicant has a great story. Is it true? We provide background screening for employers, landlords, and for personal reasons (including online dating and home family caregivers). Our screeners are Licensed Private Investigators with backgrounds in Federal Law Enforcement and National Intelligence Community Analysts. Our access to government and proprietary data helps you to make the right decision.

  • 32 years in business

We specialize in potential insurance fraud claims for businesses and individuals, and security for your home or business. We can also provide assistance with domestic situations such as divorce, child custody and recovery of a lost family member. Just let us know your situation and we will help in any way possible. We have over twenty five years experience in many types of investigations and security.


I am a private investigator with a physic ability to help out the case and a degree in nutrition. I do the best of all aspects of guest services.


R&C Investigations is a professional investigations and process service, located in North East Alabama. We are committed to providing comprehensive quality services in a reliable, professional manner in North Alabama Some of the services we offer are: surveillance and covert videography domestic investigations background profiles process service witness contact and interview general investigations


We are an experienced group of licensed private investigators that will get the job done efficiently and with precision. We have over 20 years in police and military investigation work.


We offer private investigation criminal civil and domestic we follow and cheating spouses because we see what you don't see. Are you tIredell of staying up later wondering where you spouse is. Then call HEI because we see what you don't see. We also offer professional bodyguard for VIPS, diplomatic services we will do 24 hour fly outs to anywhere to protect you and your family.

  • 18 years in business

We handle all types of cases, from cheating spouse, insurance fraud, child saftey, locating missing persons, professional bail enforcement, and collateral repossession. We have over 17 years in the business, we are independently owned and operated. We can furnish professional references. If your in need of our professional services please feel free to give our office a call 24 hours a day 7 days a week to discuss your needs.


We handle Security/Patrol, finger printing, background checks, process serving, notary and so much more.


I am a small but effective company with lots of resources. My specialties include, but are not limited to, surveillance, missing persons, workman's compensation, divorce, and process serving. Get what you are looking for at a reasonable rate.

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What does a private investigator do?

First and foremost, good private investigators follow laws. Unlike on TV, they don’t break in windows or hack into hospital computer systems to get you intel. When you hire a private investigator, you’re hiring a professional to gather facts and find information for you. Although they can’t obtain certain information (such as health records), they do have access to information that most civilians do not. Often private investigators are hired to perform surveillance or background checks or investigate cases such as adultery, child custody, missing persons, hidden assets, or debugging, and theft or other crimes.

Private investigators can be hired to interview people and provide that information to the client, perform photo or video surveillance, monitor activity at a location where you suspect criminal activities or questionable behavior, track a person’s movements, find missing people, do deep-dive background checks, and more. Private investigation can be helpful if you’re trying to get a court order but need evidence. Private investigators can also help find birth parents. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210 per hour.

What does a private investigator cost?

Private investigation isn’t just for blockbuster action movies. Hiring a private investigator can help in all kinds of situations ranging from finding a birth parent to improving personal security. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210, although pricing often hovers between $40 and $100 depending on the complexity of the services you need. Where you live in the country will affect your costs for private investigation; larger cities have higher business overhead and a higher cost of living, which in turn means higher service rates. The complexity of your case can also affect cost. A basic background check may have a flat rate, while hiring a private investigator to help with your child custody case may require more legwork and research, and therefore cost more. Some private investigators work on retainer. A retainer is essentially a nonrefundable deposit you pay to the professional — meaning you have retained their services — who then works against that amount. Here are some examples of average private investigation costs:

  • Hourly rate: $60-$70; costs can vary based on current fuel prices.
  • Flat rate: $100 for comprehensive background investigation services.
  • Retainer: $1,500 minimum retainer required by some pros before starting work.
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