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Surprise Private Investigators

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Gryphon Consulting Services
4.8
from 117 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 156 hires on Thumbtack
Allison H.
Verified review

He gets the job done, end of story. Third time using his services, third time done in one day, and I cannot recommend highly enough.

  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Anne G.
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In 2014 I was on the hunt for a Private Investigator for a very rocky and lengthy custody battle. I am so grateful that God put John in my life during that time. Time and money were of great importance to me during that time and John was more than willing to work with me. The money that I did spend was well worth it due to him being extremely reliable and professional, and the same goes to his colleagues that assisted him. They went above and beyond to provide me with more than enough evidence needed to help me win my case. They even testified on my behalf at my trial! I couldn't have asked for a better Investigator and team. John also kept in contact with me after the trial for a bit to check in and see how things were going. I would definitely recommend him to anyone that needs a Private Investigator and if I ever need one again myself, he will be the first and only person I call on. Thank you John Hancock and your colleagues for being the best at what you do!

  • 19 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Renee M.
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Info search to verify identify and residence.

NCI Investigations
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Julie A.
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I love this investigation company. It's worth the price that's for sure! You get what you pay for and more! I will recommend to everyone!

SECCENTRIC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kim D.
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Seccentric and the team are professional and most importantly listened to me and my needs. As a result, Roy and his team gave me an immediate response to my surveillance investigation with incredible results. I was updated with viable information during the whole investigation, and received a professional report and summary at the completion of the case. I am recommending Seccentric for anyone needing investigative, surveillance, or background check information. I do not know how Roy's team came up with all the information and photos they got; but, I am impressed and a very satisfied with the work. -- Kate

M&R Investigations
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
Verified review

This was my first time with having to use a private investigator and wasn’t sure what to expect. Mike and I met, he explained everything to me, his background experiences and previous job titles. Mike did a brilliant job for my husband and I. He was supportive and never said no to our requests. He expressed his concerns with the investigation and was forth coming on everything. He touched based with us during and after when he was done with the home visit of an ex spousal and expressed his concerns with us. Mike gave us his recommendations. We listened to those concerns and took action and have been very pleased with the whole outcome! Even after all was completed Mike genuinely cared and kept touch with us on his own time to check in with us to see how our progress was going. He had every best interest for the well being of the children involved. Mike is a true blessing! With our concerns with the welfare of my husbands kids who are my step children, mike genuinely was caring, empathetic, honest, sincere, and overall an amazing person. He went over and beyond than he needed to and for that we are forever grateful. I would highly recommend Mike for his work! He has been so accommodating with our needs and with being currently available for our attorney!

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick S.
Verified review

I am the property manager at Corona del sol Apartments in Phoenix, Arizona. We at CDS have been using VISP for our security needs over the last several years. The management and guards have always been responsive and attentive to our requests as well as our properties needs. While doing that, they have been professional too. Whether it is for regular onsite protection or special events, they are able to provide for us and at a reasonable price. We at Corona del sol Apartments thank them for their continued great service to our community.

Discreet Services, LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ron E.
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I have worked several cases with this company and over the past several months.. Jason, the owner, is Extremely approachable, honest, and possesses extensive experience. I’ve watched him methodically plot out investigative approaches and surveillance plans. He plays to win! His personal involvement and use of the industy’s most latest techno equipment, have led to some dramatic video and positive results. I was glad to meet and work with him. As a 29 year professional, he has my highest recomendation for any PI needs. He is legit!

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My background in the Real Estate Industry, plus as a Paralegal has helped shape my career in investigation and serving process since 1999. The real estate industry provided me with years of one on one dealings with the public, running and managing a very fast paced business. My experience as a Civil Paralegal led me to prepare legal documents from the Summons & Complaint to Judgment - to Satisfaction of Judgment. I learned to find the people, collect for the client, plus learned the inner workings of a law firm. The result produced someone who is not afraid to go and get the information and realizes how that information can be used. I have had many great cases over the years and I thoroughly enjoy what I do. I have met extremely interesting people.

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Amitiel Investigations conducts all types of investigations (retired federal agent 1811/special agent) and intelligence analysis.

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We always get the job done.

  • 5 years in business
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We provide real-time updates to our clients via photographs and video during the investigation.

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I have been a licensed private investigator since 1998. I have thirty-five years of law enforcement experience, both local and federal in Phoenix, AZ.

  • 8 years in business
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Jeffrey Royer has 32 years of experience in law enforcement. We conduct all kinds of investigations and surveillance.

  • 10 years in business
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I have been involved in law enforcement and corrections all of my adult life, whether it be government law enforcement or in the private or retail industry. I am a marine corps veteran (Vietnam war), former West Coast military liaison to presidents Nixon and Ford, assistant operations chief at marine corps air station, El Toro, CA, where I arranged and coordinated three major air shows, and test administrator for the armed forces recruiting command in Oakland, CA. I served as a chief investigator at the general dynamics plant in San Diego, and provided armed interstate escorting of government-classified hardware and executive protection. I have completed several workman's compensation cases in my career and am familiar with surveillance equipment. My expertise also includes pre-employment background investigations. I have held government security clearances up to and including a white house clearance (top-secret level). I was employed full-time by target stores for three and a half years as an electronics security/flow supervisor (asset protection). I have managed a 75-man plant protection force while employed with a government contractor in Glendale, CA. I have written security operations manuals for two aerospace companies in California and have conducted security education classes on many occasions. These classes numbered from 30 to 100 students. I have also served as a communications security (COMSEC) custodian and have worked as a part-time store detective and sports writer as well as past ownership of my own firearms business.

  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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I will provide a high level of integrity and professionalism to every client, along with dedication and an uncompromising work ethic

  • 7 years in business
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We specialize in the following: * Private Investigations * Background Investigations * Surveillance * Locate Missing Persons * Civil and Criminal Investigations

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I have been a private investigator in Oregon for over 20 years. I've recently relocated to Chandler and really look forward to the community and meeting people!

  • 6 years in business
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At TBL Investigator we provide specialized Private Investigator Services In Scottsdale, AZ. Some of our professional services Include Pre-Employment Screening, Surveillance Investigations, Gathering Evidence for Trial, and even Background Investigations.

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I'm a private investigator with over 10 years of experience who specializes in surveillance for various types of fraud investigations. My experience includes skip tracing, interviews, field inspections and court research.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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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