Best Private Investigators in San Diego

Why These Private Investigators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego 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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Kelsay Investigations

Kelsay Investigations is a private investigations agency in Carlsbad, California, founded in 1980. They primarily serve the counties of San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and Imperial. Kelsay Investigations has consistently provided the highest quality of service for a variety of investigative and legal matters and offers surveillance, background checks, locate services, and private security. Kelsay Investigations is a licensed private investigator.

Carlsbad, CA 92013


Owens & Associates Investigations

Owens & Associates Investigations is a private investigations agency in San Diego, California, founded in 1988. Their services include NAIC third party verifier/background checks, surveillance/sub rosa, asset searches, locates, subpoena service, fraud investigations, and more. Owens & Associates Investigations is a member of Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, California Association of Licensed Investigators, and American Society of Industrial Security.

San Diego, CA 92123