Best Private Investigators in Los Angeles

Why These Private Investigators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Los Angeles Private Investigators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Worldwide Intelligence Network FEATURED

Worldwide Intelligence Network is a private investigation agency that serves clients in Los Angles and New York. The investigators have more than 30 years of experience conducting criminal and civil investigations ranging from executive background investigations to workers' compensation fraud. Worldwide Intelligence Network provides investigations into employee misconduct and infidelity. It also specializes in locating witnesses for attorneys in need. The company is licensed and insured by the State of California.

325 N Maple Dr # 17494
Beverly Hills, CA 90209


Corinthian Group

Corinthian Group is a faith-based professional private investigation agency based in Ontario, California specializing in the art of surveillance for workers' compensation fraud, infidelity and child custody, and welfare investigation cases. Corinthian Group is a technology-savvy private investigative firm utilizing state-of-the-art technology, qualified experience, and a strong sense of integrity to provide clients with efficient results. Corinthian Group offers free phone consultations.

Ontario, CA 91764


G.E. Investigation

G.E. Investigations is a private investigation agency based in Studio City, Los Angeles that offers a wide array of private detective services. G.E. Investigations uses a combination of extensive experience in conjunction with cutting equipment to provide private investigator services such as civil and criminal investigations, physical surveillance, covert custom encased cameras, process server services, and locating missing people. They also have the expertise and advanced investigative equipment needed to perform in-depth fraud investigations, narcotics field tests of unknown substances, and forensic data recovery for mobile devices and computers. G.E. Investigations is a licensed, bonded, and insured company that also offers free phone consultation and discounts to military personnel and civil servants.

Studio City, CA 91604


Groves Investigations

Groves Investigations is a licensed and insured private investigation firm based in the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Owned by a former Los Angeles County sheriff with over 30 years of experience, the firm offers high levels of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion in providing services such as general surveillance, background checks, asset investigation, litigation support, child custody investigations, workers' compensation investigations, locating individuals, and domestic surveillance. Groves Investigation is a member of California Association of Licensed Investigators.

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274


Hodson P.I. Investigations

Fullerton-based Hodson P.I. Investigations has been conducting professional investigative services for the public, businesses, and municipal entities throughout California, select other states, and the world since 2003. They offer wide variety professional investigative services which include surveillance, background checks, missing persons, financial investigations, service of legal process, workplace investigations, theft investigations, and online and social media Investigations. The firm is headed by world renowned private detective Justin D. Hodson, CPI, an internationally renowned professional private investigator, a former executive officer and board member at the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI), and a Certified Professional Investigator (CPI).

Fullerton, CA 92835


Hover View Investigations

Hover View Investigations is a full service detective agency located in the heart of Los Angeles. They provide cost effective and affordable services from investigators who use their expertise and hi-tech resources to help insurance companies, employers, and businesses with background checks, asset search, missing person location, investigate insurance fraud, and hire bodyguards. Hover View Investigations is a licensed, bonded, and insured company and a member of United States Association of Private Investigators.

Los Angeles, CA 90028


J R Investigations

J R Investigations is a California private investigator and investigation agency based in Calabasas that has been serving businesses and individuals since 1990. Director Jay Rosenzweig specializes in abduction cases, background investigations, locate investigations, identity fraud, and family law investigation. He was named Investigator of the Year by the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) and was elected president in 1997. He is also a member of the Professional Investigators of California and the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Calabasas, CA 91302


Katz Investigations

Katz Investigations is a company of private investigators that serves clients in Los Angeles and nearby areas. The firm strives to take an in-depth look at the businesses or industries its clients are involved in to provide customized solutions. These private investigators conduct pre-employment background checks to help companies select candidates. They also handle comprehensive financial investigations to locate hidden assets for clients. This firm has been offering investigative advice since 1988.

8306 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 927 Beverly Hills, CA ...
Beverly Hills, CA 90211


Kay and Associates Investigations

Kay and Associates Investigations is a private investigation and security consultation company based in Encino that specializes in surveillance, cyber security, and fraud. Kay and Associates has over 24 years licensed in California and employs experts and professionals in all areas of investigations to ensure the highest level of service. Their services include investigative and security solutions for corporate security, theft, spousal infidelity, custody and divorce, security consultation, executive protection foreign and domestic, and asset and property repatriation. Kay and Associates have been rated five-stars by previous clients for their professionalism, accuracy, and high quality of service.

9465 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212


MCM Investigations

MCM Investigations is a private investigation firm that has been serving the residents of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties since 1996. Owned and operated by retired LAPD Officer Mike McCormick, MCM Investigations and its team of licensed and professional private investigators offer a wide array of services. They specialize in video surveillance; child custody and divorce matters; and background and employee investigation. MCM Investigations' work has been featured in Fox News.

Los Angeles, CA 90012


Najar Investigations

Najar Investigations is a private investigation company with reach extending through the Los Angeles metro area. Its detectives have experience with many different scenarios and they investigate situations ranging from infidelity to kidnapping and abduction. It can also help clients to search for missing assets. Najar Investigations' services are bolstered by its extensive experience with security and law enforcement technology. Clients can retain this company for ongoing security and surveillance services as well.

65 Pine Ave Ste 870
Long Beach, CA 90802



Origin is an intelligence and a full-service private investigation agency serving Los Angeles. It exposes hidden or misrepresented evidence and provides comprehensive, logical reports to the court. Its professional investigators collaborate with lawyers, witnesses, forensic investigators, and law enforcement to conduct in-depth background checks, establish facts, and collect data or statements that would suffice in building a case or in presenting an alternate narrative. The organization utilizes GDPR-compliant systems that include TLS 1.2 with AES 256-bit SSL for its online case management systems to help ensure data security.

515 Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Priority 1 Investigations

Priority 1 Investigations is a team of private investigators based in Los Angeles. The company is committed to helping clients with issues concerning infidelity, assets, insurance fraud, child custody, and missing persons. Aside from this, the trained investigators also specialize in providing legal support services. The team has experience in gathering witness statements, analyzing handwriting to identify the authorship of contested legal documents, and investigating conservatorships. Priority 1 Investigations is a licensed company with 25 years of experience.

300 West Valley Boulevard
Alhambra, CA 91803

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Strategic Support Investigations

Strategic Support Investigations is a licensed and insured private investigation firm based in Pasadena founded by former law enforcement investigators. Strategic Support Investigations aims to provide affordable investigative solutions for individuals, families, businesses, attorneys, and the insurance industry with services that include insurance fraud investigations, domestic and infidelity investigations, criminal and civil investigations, elder abuse investigation, and background investigations. Strategic Support Investigations offers free consultation and case estimate.

Pasadena, CA 91101


Wolfe's Investigations

Wolfe's Investigations is a full service licensed and insured investigative agency in West Hills that specializes in missing persons, runaways, and child custody cases as well as domestic issues. Owner Brian S. Wolfe personally conducts the agency's investigations and only utilizes licensed private investigators who have over ten years of experience. Wolfe has worked as a field investigator since 1990 and stars in Cry Wolfe, an ID Channel show based on his life as a longtime professional private investigator. Wolfe's Investigations is fully licensed by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services and insured.

West Hills, CA 91308


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