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Oakland Park Private Investigators

Browse these private investigators with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Oakland Park.

  • 3 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Ahmed A.
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KP Investigative Services was an excellent and Bill able to locate my Brother within 24h not more +keeping me updated This was my first experience using a private investigator and I'm so thankful that I used Bill really thank you Bill

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Nathans Investigations
4.9
from 83 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Drake L.
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I was met with excellent service, completely worth every penny. He was extremely quick at responding to me and the report was sent to me with-in 15 minutes. I've worked with other private investigators in the past and by far Nathans Investigations and his staff have provided me with the most information and peace of mind during the entire process. I would completely recommend his agency to anyone seeking to do an investigation. What I liked the most was his 100% honesty and how on top of things he was. He didn't try to "sell" me on anything and he was very upfront about what I would or would not get on this report. I am so grateful I made the decision to go with Eric.

CSI Secure Solutions
4.7
from 72 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 161 hires on Thumbtack
Sean A.
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My Brother abandoned his Family some 25 yrs ago leaving wife and 3 yr old daughter. We were told several years later that he had passed away some 10 yrs after he left and was presumed to be buried in a “Potters Grave” in the NYC area. My niece wanted to visit her fathers grave for closure and through a Family friend we requested Mr Cavallo’s Company to locate his grave.We knew the chances of finding him were very slim seeing we had no idea where he was other then this rumor that he was buried somewhere in the Tri-State area in a Potters Grave which are usually unmarked. We retained Mr Cavallo knowing that this was probably not going to have a happy ending seeing there was no leads to follow. We heard from Mr Cavallo on a weekly basis never giving us any kind of hope or inclination that he had actually gotten a lead early on which took him to Northern California. 18 days after we retained Mr Cavallo our phone rang and as he usually did he called us but this time he started with “is your Family with you right now” and I said yes and he said “ I HAVE FOUND HIM” and I said where he is,when did he pass”?Mr Cavallo said “No you do not understand I found him in Northern California and he is alive”! I completely broke down and you could hear in Mr Cavallo’s voice that he was becoming very emotional and he said “Would you like to speak to him”? “Of course I said yes”! And then I spoke to my Brother for the first time in almost 25 years. The amazing part of this story is that not only did Mr Cavallo find him 3000 miles from where he was last seen but he had been Homeless for almost the entire time that he was living outdoors.How do you find someone who has been living on the streets for most of his adult life when he is thought to be dead? We were only aware of Mr Cavallo by reputation but what he did in this situation regarding finding someone who did not want to be found is nothing short of a Miracle. All story’s do not have happy endings as does this as well because my Brother after getting together with all of our Family has chosen to continue his life of Homelessness.” We often share this story and there have been discussion of making a movie on my brother’s life and how Mr Cavallo came to finding him which is such a huge story in itself and cannot be told properly here but if you have a loved one that is Missing do not even bother using anyone else just retain Chris Cavallo.He is one of the finest investigators and one of the most compassionate and generous persons I have ever known.

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  • 28 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ileana A.
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I received a consultation that left me feeling very confident and understood as a client. I have a myriad of needs and problems that are very complicated, including issues with child witnesses and child custody. I feel like the criminal background that this detective adds to her work as a private investigator is highly valuable to my case. I also feel that after these criminal charges are cleared we will be able to pursue civil damages which is very important because misuse of the justice system is an offense against our entire way of life. I feel like this investigator is going to respond to all areas of my case and help a pulled my rights as a private citizen while also serving my needs as a full-time single mom who is being railroaded by a combination of criminal and civil wrongdoing. Thank you for your help

  • 4 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny M.
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Jose was very efficient with what i needed and was also very accommodating. I was extremely please and highly recommend Miami Elite Investigators to anyone i know. I put off hiring Private Investigators for years and i cam across a situation i had no choice but to hire. I interviewed many and no one seems to take the time to actually listen to my needs and concerns like Jose. Thank you again Jose for all your help.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Aurelio C.
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Great company with a great team of private investigators who are available at all times 24/7 to answer any questions. I as a client have had. Outstanding work performed when it came to documenting cases for me and the prices were very reasonable. I will continue doing business with this company and will recommend to friends.

Advanced Global Security
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Steve T.
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I had a really great experience with Advanced Global Security. I will use their private investigators and security guards again!

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Advantage PI, LLC
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Audie G.
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I was amazed at Ryan’s professionalism, courtesy, communications, and ability to get the job done. I can recommend him without any reservations. Thank you Ryan!

THE MILLENNIUM GROUP
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Heather H.
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I needed some help with a very sensitive matter and the investigators at The Millennium Group really came through for me. They were understanding, super-effective and totally professional.

  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Kirsi P.
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We had an apartment in our complex broken into at least three times within a short amount of time. We felt uneasy and decided to hire Sig on a temporary basis. From the moment I called them I felt I was in good hands. Very professional. I would highly recommend them. The guard that came out was also professional and I knew I was in good hands and was able to get a good night of sleep.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
Verified review

The investigator was very professional. He was clear on the service and what to expect from the results. He kept me posted through out the investigation and provided feedback and support during the investigation to make sure I would be happy with the results. Would definetly use them again and highly recommend their services.

  • 5 years in business
Jamie K.
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highly recommend Ana and her investigative services. She will go above and beyond for her clients and friends. I've known her for 5 years and worked with her. She's highly intuitive, determined and gives each case 200%. Great work!

Brener Investigations Group
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 20 years in business
Angela S.
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Brener investigation group is by far the best company I have used. They answer all communication in a extremely promt manner and the quality of work is superb. These guys really know the best way to get results. I e used a few companies in the past but by far they are top notch. I would recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat. Don't think twice hire them !

  • 33 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Zoraida S.
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Excellent service!! Very professional!!

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Susy E.
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Richard at RJ Rastrelli investigations took the time to help me with my case. I suspected my husband was not telling me the truth. I honestly believed my husband was having an affair. Richard was able calm my nerves and understand my point of view. RJ Rastrelli Investigations was able to get the proof and the peace of mind I was searching for. Thanks Susy

  • 11 years in business
Al G.
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Great company, helped me with getting the results I needed. Highly recommended for business or personal investigations.

  • 6 years in business
Rick G.
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My personal experience with LSG& PROTECTIVE SERVICES was a phenomenal experience. What stood out the most about their services is how thorough and quick they get the job done. As well as constant communication through out the process. I would recommend their service to anyone who needs private investigation of any sort.

  • 7 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Karen J.
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I hired her to locate a friend I have been unable to get in contact with. Let me tell you, they are fast, efficient, thorough, and trustworthy. They were able to provide me with information that was so very helpful in my search. I highly recommend them to anyone. They will go beyond what you could ever do yourself to solve any of your investigation needs.

  • 21 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Coral G.
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very professional agency and very reliable and gets results fast!

Coherent Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
    Niall C.
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    A truly professional agency. They are technologically advanced in their techniques and always put the client first.

    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Krystal S.
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    Recenty, I hired Charlie's Angels and was very impressed by the professionalism and discretion. I highly recommend this agency.

    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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