Best Private Investigators in Cincinnati

Why These Private Investigators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Cincinnati 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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Confidential Investigative Services, Inc.

Confidential Investigative Services, Inc. is a private investigation firm that serves the Cincinnati area and Northeast region of Ohio. The firm specializes in investigating insurance fraud, missing persons, and potential spouses. Confidential Investigative Services, Inc. is licensed through the Ohio Department of Public Safety and partners with the local School of Criminal Justice and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance. Satisfied clients recommend Confidential Investigative Services as “a good investment,” “professional and discreet,” and “very kind.” Company representatives are available online or on the phone 24/7/365, and the company guarantees local, trusted, experienced, and licensed investigators to work with any potential customer. The company's government-approved digital forensics department features a certified ISO class 5 cleanroom for media recovery, and they provide a free evaluation of hardware or media to determine if any data can be recovered. Confidential Investigative Services focuses on discretion and sensitivity for child investigation or child custody work, and all investigations are guaranteed to produce photo and video evidence for use in court.

Cincinnati, OH 45236


Questi Associates of Ohio, LLC

Quest Associates of Ohio, LLC is a full-service investigation, security, and attorney support services firm in Cincinnati. The firm has over a decade of experience and offers state-wide, national, and international services utilizing the latest investigative tools and technology. They focus on discretion and confidentiality while giving each case individual attention. Quest Associates' security services include access control, threat assessment, and self-defense training for their clients' workforces. The firm's discreet investigative services are specialized for criminal defense, interviewing and interrogation, and international parent-child abductions. The company is licensed in three states and is proud to be a woman-owned business. The "tenacious" founder is a retired police officer, a certified criminal defense investigator, and a member of the Ohio Association of Security and Investigation Services. Quest Associates' professional affiliations also include the National Association of Investigative Specialists, The Reid Institute, and the American Society of Industrial Security.

Cincinnati, OH 45202


Schare Investigative Services

Schare Investigative Services is a full-service detective firm in Cincinnati that provides statewide investigative services. The company specializes in domestic investigations, criminal cases, and “straight forward surveillance.” Schare Investigative Services emphasizes commitment and honesty for their clients, and they have over a decade of experience. The firm's state licensed investigators also provide civil litigation support and criminal investigations. The founder of the company is a retired homicide detective, and the company promises to go above and beyond simply digging up information and tracking down people.

Cincinnati, OH 45243


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