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Sacramento Private Detectives

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  • 23 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
Antoinette M.
Verified review

Moses and Julia were handling my case and did a phenomenol job. I am forever grateful for Eagle Investigations. Moses is dedicated to his line of work, and my safety was his first priority at all times. He went above and beyond what was expected and I recommend their services to anyone out there needing a process server or private investigator or both! They will get your job done, no questions asked.

KPIC Services
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly L.
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Kevin was responsive, knowledgeable and experienced which is why I hired him for a very sensitive and difficult personal service in a stressful case. With his assistance we were able to get the person served without any drama. It went smoothly and was done quickly. I enthusiastically endorse Kevin and will definitely keep his number in my speed dial for any investigative or service work.

Tabke & Associates
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Erin E.
Verified review

Gary has amazing insight. I used to think you only needed a private detective for following or finding someine. Recently we ran into a couple of situations that had us perplexed. They were around a sudden death and the final cal and legal aspects. Gary was amazing. He had great suggestions. Yet; the kindness, understanding and his ability to help defuse the emotions going on were priceless. He is a wealth of information.

  • 31 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen R.
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Frank was quick to respond to my request and was able to provide fast , affordable service. I would use him again in the future. He provided me with excellent video needed for my court hearing.

  • 29 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Br H.
Verified review

We use this company for security, investigations, and PSD details and have also used them for personal firearms training, Hands down they provide private law enforcement services the highest level. Would defiently recommend this company to anyone needing high level service.

McMackin Investigations
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Tom T.
Verified review

As a licensed private investigator for over 30 years, I am in constant need of experienced investigators to handle cases from the simple to the complex. I recently was in need of an investigator in the San Francisco Bay Area and Nancy came highly recommended by a fellow investigator. This case involved an international client. Nancy not only worked well with me, but represented my interests with the client equally well. She worked tirelessly on this case both day and night for over two months. I would recommend her without reservation.

  • 25 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren P.
Verified review

I just came from meeting Steve yesterday. We hired him to place our business and two employees under surveillance. So impressed with his hard work that we hired him to manage all our background checks, penetration testing and investigations in the future.

EYE PRIVATE SECURITY INC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bro Shaw W.
Verified review

We had an emergency at our warehouse and so we had to call Eye Private Security Inc really short notice and they patrolled our buildings and there was no losses I was so impressed.

John S.
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I had hired the sheriff's department and to process servers to try to serve my ex-wife divorce papers. She wouldn't open the door and they were unsuccessful. After searching Google for the best process server in Sacramento I called Lance Casey and Associates. His price wasn't the cheapest but after sitting outside of her house for hours he was able to serve her. I highly recommend Lance Casey and Associates to serve your legal documents.

Fishbaugh and Associates
5.0
from 1 review
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nick G.
Verified review

Fishbaugh and Associates has helped me a couple different times now. Connie was amazing at getting me the answers I needed fast and I thought the service was very affordable. I will use them again if needed.

  • 22 years in business
Suzie A.
Verified review

Matt Thompson was extremely helpful with a family law matter I had. He was very knowledgeable and was very detailed and fair with his pricing. I highly recommend him to anyone needing an investigator. I couldn't have got the desired results without his investigation. I would definitely use him again.

CBS Investigates 4U
5.0
from 1 review
    Salley S.
    Verified review

    I hired Carol Smith to do an investigation for me, of a person of interest. She was punctual and professional. The results were in in less than one week, and I was very impressed. I would recommend her services to anyone seeking a Private Investigator. In addition, the photos she included in her report were outstanding.

    • 16 years in business
    About

    WHATEVER information you need, WE WILL get it for you! We use the most accurate, scientific and up-to-date investigation & polygraph equipment available on the market. Our professional services include private investigations, surveillance, and polygraph testing at the most affordable rates you will find anywhere! An investigator is paid to get their clients the answers they need, right? That is EXACTLY what we do at ION Investigations, and we do it for the lowest price, we assure you!!!

    • 4 years in business
    About

    We provide private security services for any event at any time. We are available from Mondays to Sundays at 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and even on holidays and weddings. Feel free to express what you need in great details.

    About

    ASAP Investigations provides legal support to attorneys in both civil and criminal matters. Our staff is highly trained and dedicated to our clients' needs. ASAP Investigations offers polygraph testing to the public as well as many other services.

    • 6 years in business
    About

    We are licensed private investigators in northern California. We have networked with many talented attorneys, investigators, and law enforcement members. At Valley Investigations, we take our vast law enforcement, surveillance, and litigation experience and put it to work for you! Contact us today for a free consultation 24/7.

    About

    I have worked for multiple companies. I conduct investigations of suspected insurance fraud scenarios and individuals believed to be lying about their apparent injuries.

    About

    I do civil court cases, workers' compensation fraud cases, surveillance, infidelity/cheating spouses, and TSCM (bug sweeping/debugging).

    About

    I approach all cases with integrity, responsibility and confidentiality. I respect the client's time and money. I have experience and equipment to do the job right.

    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    A Sacramento area private investigation firm providing comprehensive investigations. We are a comprehensive investigations firm with the ability to get the results you need. We specialize in surveillance, but can conduct investigations concerning AOE COE, workers comp. fraud, asset searches to recovering stolen items, domestic and family law matters, as well as locate and fugitive recovery. We further provide service for protection details and can do inmate transportation for families and inmates who qualify. We have a long list of satisfied clients, who would be happy to provide information on past assignments, which we performed with great success.

    About

    I always hate questions like this because most of my peers are above board ethically and morally. Professionally, I am prohibited from disparaging my peers. What I can say is that when one receives a report from my agency, one knows the information is precise, accurate, and lawfully obtained.

    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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