Best Private Investigators in Detroit

Why These Private Investigators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Detroit 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.

Read more about our selection process

ACS Professional Investigations

For more than two decades, ACS Professional Investigations in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, has been providing investigative services for individuals, corporations, law firms, and insurers throughout Detroit, the Great Lakes and Midwest region. This full-service investigation firm is licensed in five states, including Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Michigan, and it puts its expertise to work for investigations regarding insurance fraud, loss prevention, legal, and domestic issues. Initial confidential consultations are free.

7195 Cooley Lake Rd
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48324


ASG Investigations

ASG Investigations, based in Clinton Township, Michigan, has been offering full-service private investigation services in the Greater Detroit area for more than 19 years. This premier private investigation agency serves Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties and prides itself on solving its clients' problems efficiently and discreetly. Services include investigations into cheating spouses and infidelity, child support investigations, criminal records searches, online dating investigations, and people location services. It also provides surveillance, juror profile investigations, and intellectual property investigations.

42815 Garfield Rd STE 208
Clinton Township, MI 48038


Bleu Wing Investigations Inc.

Bleu Wing Investigations Inc. is a Detroit business that has been providing private investigation services for over 12 years. The business helps clients with corporate and domestic matters and services include background investigations, surveillance, workers’ compensation, boat and vehicle repossessions, divorce investigations, and training programs. Bleu Wing Investigations Inc. has an investigator who is a 28-year veteran of the Taylor Police Department.

Detroit, MI 48226


Howard Kravitz & Associates

Howard Kravitz & Associates is a West Bloomfield business that has more than 40 years of experience. Howard has appeared at more than 200 national and local trials. His experience includes products liability, medical malpractice, trial preparation, general liability, fire and arson, employee dishonesty, and intellectual property. Howard Kravitz & Associates’ services include background investigations, GPS vehicle tracking, defendant and plaintiff investigations, domestic investigations, mobile device and computer examination, surveillance, executive protection, skip tracing, criminal record search, de-bugging, and sexual harassment terminations. Background investigations search for information such as sex offender history, state police criminal search, incarceration history, birth records, bankruptcy search, county court search, U.S. Federal Court search, and driving record search. Howard Kravitz & Associates is licensed and insured. Clients appreciate their information, helpfulness, thoroughness, and professionalism.

West Bloomfield, MI 48323


Koda Group Inc.

Koda Group Inc. is a Plymouth business that provides security services and private investigation services in Ann Arbor Canton, Youngstown, Detroit, Elgin, Toledo, Chicago, Peoria, Champaign, Grand Rapids, and other areas. The business’ services include child welfare and custody, electronic surveillance and tracking, missing persons, background checks, domestic cases, security, workers’ compensation and insurance fraud, spousal infidelity, trial preparation, process serving, GPS and location services, and private investigations. Koda Group Inc. provides long-term and short-term global positioning device rentals. Founder Timothy Gilbert has over 12 years of private investigating experience. He also has years of experience as a police officer and served in the United States Marine Corps. Timothy is a licensed Certified Criminal Defense Investigator and the Detroit Police Department awarded him Officer of the Year. Koda Group Inc. is licensed and insured in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan.

Plymouth, MI 48170


Lakeside Investigations

Lakeside Investigations is a St. Clair Shores business that provides security services and private investigative services. Security services include event security, night watch, mobile security patrol, bodyguards, and location monitoring. The areas the business provides security services to include Sterling Heights, Grosse Pointe, Birmingham, Shelby Township, Auburn Hills, Center Line, Rochester, Wayne County, Troy, Ferndale, and Detroit. Investigation services include computer forensics, background investigations, professional bug sweep, insurance fraud, child custody investigations, infidelity, high-profile celebrities, counter surveillance, pre-marital investigations, and accident investigations. The private detective investigators’ background is in law enforcement. Lakeside Investigations is licensed, bonded, and insured and is a member of Police Officers Association of Michigan. Clients appreciate their diligence, work ethic, and professionalism.

St. Clair Shores, MI 48081


Scott Lewis Private Investigations

Scott Lewis Private Investigations is a Grosse Pointe Farms full-service agency. The business’ services include employment searches, finding people, corporate investigations, surveillance, background checks, criminal defense, and infidelity investigations. Scott Lewis Private Investigations also provides undercover operations, probate services, bar and restaurant investigations, criminal record search, and more. Scott has experience as a Metro Detroit TV investigative journalist at FOX 2 and WXYZ and he has numerous awards for his reporting. Scott does pro bono work for the Michigan Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan. Scott Lewis Private Investigations is licensed, bonded, and insured. Clients remark on his professionalism, knowledge, and honesty.

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236


Shadow Investigations

Shadow Investigations is a Livonia business that has been serving corporate and individual clients for over 22 years. The business’ services include background checks, bug detection services, missing persons search, workers compensation, spousal surveillance, background investigations, video surveillance, and activity checks. Other services Shadow Investigations provides include hidden cameras, personal profiles, court appearances, and alive and well checks. Founder and owner John Harris has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Shadow Investigations is licensed in Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan. Clients appreciate their attention to detail, customer service, ethics, and professionalism.

Livonia, MI 48152


Sherlock Investigations, Inc.

Sherlock Investigations, Inc. is a Clinton Township business that has been serving clients for over 20 years. The agency specializes in insurance investigations. Services include surveillance, internet profiling, asbestos claims investigations, alive and well checks, internet profiling and social media, background checks, interviews, clinic investigations, and transportation liability claims. Owner Paul Dank is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and after working as a consultant to Sherlock Investigations, Inc. and then full-time, he bought the company in 2001. Adam Groth is a private investigator whose specialty is insurance fraud investigation. Dan Klimek has been working at the agency for over a decade, and Brian K. Coykendall is the managing surveillance investigator. He is a member of the Michigan Council of Professional Investigators. Sherlock Investigations, Inc. provides donations and services to several organizations including the Wounded Warrior Project, Lakeshore Legal Aid, Capuchin Soup Kitchen, The Salvation Army, and Alternatives for Girls. Clients appreciate their efficiency, professionalism, and communication.

Clinton Township, MI 48038


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