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Palmdale Private Investigators

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National Intelligence Group
4.5
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Chris L.
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I was iffy about hiring a private investigator! Mr. Allen walked me through everything and was very professional and helpful. He knew what he was talking about how I should go about everything.. he's the guy you wanna hire hands down :)

  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Sydni T.
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John got into contact with me immediately and performed great, accurate service and was very friendly, professional, and helpful. Highly recommend him as a private investigative resource that is cost effective.

  • 6 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Li J.
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All communications from APG were immediate, clear and professional -- this was very reassuring. The security guard assigned to man the door for our private party came on time, and was very nice.

  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Glenn G.
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I have never had to use the services of a Private Investigator so I didn't know what to expect when I found myself in a situation where I needed one. I called Morrow Detective Agency because I had six days to locate and have served with court papers an individual who had quit his job, moved out of his house and basically disappeared in an attempt to evade and avoid an upcoming financial judgement. When I talked to Steve Morrow on the phone his demeanor was very professional and he immediately put me at ease. He confidently told me that this was something that he could do. My wife and I hired Steve Morrow on a Friday morning and by 4pm of the same day he had located this individual. This individual was found to be living out of the area so Mr. Morrow quickly used his contacts to find someone in the area where the individual was living to serve him the court papers. Long story short the individual was served within the six day period that we had to work with. Not only did Steve Morrow work miracles in a short time frame but he consistently communicated with us to inform us of the progress of our assignment. He also stayed on top of all aspects of the process from beginning to end. This is an amazing work ethic and professionalism that is hard to find these days in any profession. If like me you one day find yourself in a situation, where you need the services of a Detective Agency then Morrow Detective Agency unequivocally, hands down is the agency you need to hire. Thank you Steve for your professionalism, great communication skills and effective results.

Becky Moore Investigations
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Dottie L.
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Becky is the most efficient, professional and tenacious private investigator I have worked with-she gets the job done and done well. My non profit works on the issues of human trafficking and missing persins. She is the first investigator I call everytime. Her services have helped us directly in the rescue and safety of many victims.

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Pauldin S.
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Very accurate and to the point investigation . Very timely with the reports. thanks

  • 27 years in business
Ram M.
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I hired Chameleon to conduct surveillance on a previous employee that I suspected is not injured at all. I am extremely happy with the results that saved me a lot of headaches and saved money to the insurance company.

Robert C.
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UNIT 07 was very refreshing to work with...I needed help in the form of bodyguards and I needed my former business partner investigated for fraud against myself and my new business partner. UNIT 07 was very methodical with the way every aspect of my case was handled, I only wished I could have been more involved but they got the job done and I think I was to emotional to get to close anyways. Thanks again. Robert E. C.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Robert D.
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In-depth, cost was outstanding

Super Eye Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 39 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Edwin H.
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What a great experience with Super Eye Investigation. I have use him personally and for the company that I work with. Raffi is very friendly and professional!

Creative Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen D.
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We are very impressed with Tracy's speed and enthusiasm to zero in to my issues of the Macaw parrot that a con man duped us on.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I go the extra mile for you. I am a passionate investigator.

  • 12 years in business
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I have over ten years of conducting a variety of private investigations for the public. I have conducted process serving for over twenty years. I have conducted every type of investigation imaginable from background to surveillance for cheating spouses to complex malpractice and criminal defense. Don't let the apprehension of speaking to an investigator keep you from satisfying whatever investigative needs I can satisfy for you. I'm friendly, exhaustively thorough and my work shows through my complete investigative reports. Give me a call. I can help. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Best Tracers P.I. is a State of California licensed private investigation agency. We provide many services for attorneys, businesses, and private parties. Our staff has been successfully serving in the Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties for over a decade.

  • 24 years in business
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We do investigations for the following: * loss prevention * surveillance * employee theft * covert cameras * mystery shopping * loss prevention program * external theft prevention * organized retail crimes * management training * auditing compliance * polygraph examination * background investigations * hospitality * surveillance cameras * integrity shops * criminal investigations * civil investigations * insurance investigations * executive protection * corporate investigations * service of process * attorney Services * spouse investigations * missing person/skip tracing

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Garrett & Associates has spent many years prior to licensing in the 1980's learning & honing our PI skills from "old school" professional described as true "gumshoes". Think of Los Angeles, 1940's Mickey Spillane-type investigators that hit the streets for real & accurate information right from the source...not a computer or stale databases...you get the picture. We have old as well as new resources developing daily and apply these to every investigation conducted in a confidential manner. It can get no better

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I am a licensed private investigator specializing in criminal defense, accident follow-up and theft investigations.

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I am a process server for family law, probates, and evictions. I am now serving in the Los Angeles County. We also do private investigations. Additional fees may apply. Are you a divorcee with minor child(ren) and the other parent needs professional supervised visitation. We can help. Call Today!

  • 17 years in business
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We are a full-service private investigators, and we do everything from background investigations, to litigation support, to surveillance. Whatever your needs are, we can help. We offer services in Los Angeles, California.

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The Law Office of Brian R. Johnston is focused on helping Creditors get paid. I am dedicated to the collection of debts and the enforcement of judgments. Most Attorneys work on your case before and during your trial, but once the case is over they have no interest in helping you collect your judgment. I step in after you've won your case and I recover your money from the debtor. I am also a Licensed Private Investigator. I find assets of the debtor and take them to satisfy your judgment. Contact me when you need both a Lawyer and a Private Investigator to enforce a judgment. The Law Office of Brian R. Johnston has the experience to get you paid.

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We have eyes everywhere. We can see what you cannot. We will do what you will not. We get you the answers you need and deserve.

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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