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


ACTA-PANNELL, in Sugar Land, is a Houston Metro private detective agency whose staff members are available by phone 24/7. Investigators at the agency use photography and videotaping, undercover surveillance, electronic vehicle tracking, background checks, and other information-gathering techniques. The firm opened in 1969, and it was one of the first detective agencies statewide to become licensed.

Sugar Land, TX 77478


Advanced Investigative & Screening Solutions

Advanced Investigative & Screening Solutions, headquartered in Spring, is a full-service P.I. agency whose service area includes Houston, Spring, the Woodlands, Conroe, Galveston, Katy, and other nearby cities. Services include infidelity investigation, fixed or mobile investigation, background checks, pre-employment screenings, and skip tracing.

Spring, TX 77379


Aenigma Group

Aenigma Group, centered in Houstoin, is a private detective firm performing background checks, business-related 'due diligence" investigations, asset searches for attorneys, computer forensics, and fixed/mobile surveillance. Its investigators are all fully licensed, and they have the requisite training and experience to quickly, confidentially, and effectively perform their work.

Houston, TX 77231


AMS Houston Private Investigators

AMS Houston Private Investigators is the private investigation firm of Mike Schenck, who formerly worked as a Special Agent in the Air Force Office of Special Investigation (AFOSI). There, he planned and carried out criminal, fraud, and counterintelligence investigations, and he eventually became the Commander of AFOSI at Tyndall Air Force Base. Pricing varies depending on the type of investigation needed, and the demands of the individual case.

Humble, TX 77346


CDI Investigations LLC

CDI Investigations LLC, in Katy, is an investigations firm that specializes in insurance fraud, skip tracing, background checks, criminal defense, surveillance, and civil litigation. Clark Dickensheidt, the firm's founder, owner, and primary investigator, is a 1987 graduate of Western Illinois University, where he studied Law Enforcement with a minor in Security. After several years working with the United States Marshal Service, and then as a private investigator with Equifax Services, he opened CDI Investigations in 1995. It was located in California until 2001, when Mr. Dickensheidt reopened the firm in the Houston Metro.

Katy, TX 77450


Champions Investigations, LLC

Champions Investigations, LLC is a Houston private investigations firm working with local, regional, and national individuals, attorneys, and corporations. It is fully licensed with the Texas Private Security Bureau, provides free initial consultations, and has been operating locally for upwards of 15 years. Juan Diaz, who owns and leads the team of private investigators, is a member of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators.

Houston, TX 77069



Tomball-based E-Investigations is a private investigations agency that specializes in digital forensics, the art of extracting and decipherinng Electronically Stored Information (ESI) from desktops, laptops, smartphones, and other electronic devices. E-Investigations operates multiple offices, in Austin, Houston, Dallas, Lubbock, Lufkin, and Brownsville. For all of its cases, including those involving family law, intellectual property theft, non-compete clauses, fraud, and embezzlement, the team combines these cutting-edge digital investigation techniques with traditional P.I. methods.

Tomball, TX 77377


HC Investigations Inc.

HC Investigations Inc. is a locally-owned private investigation firm in Houston. Its founder and namesake, Hunter Cox, has over 17 years of relevant professional experience, working at national corporations, mid-size investigative agencies, and local law enforcement. Interested potential customers can visit HC Investigations Inc. for a free initial consultation, during which they will hear more about pricing and other details.

Houston, TX 77284


International Specialized Investigations

International Specialized Investigations is a Houston P.I. agency that can work throughout the state as well as, uniquely, in Mexico. The experienced, multidisciplined team of private investigators is available 24/7 for clients in the Houston Metro, as well as clients living in and around Mexico City. English and Spanish langauge services are available. All investigators at International Specialized Investigations are licensed, and have received training in providing top-notch customer service.

Houston, TX 77062


Keys Investigations

Keys Investigations, centered in Houston, is a private investigation agency specializing in domsetic and corporate surveillance techniques. New clients interested in working with the team can meet with staff members for a free initial consultation. Keys Investigations is licensed and insured, and its staff focuses on handling delicate situations with total confidentiality and tireless efficiency. Keys Investigations bears accreditation from the Better Business Bureau.

Houston, TX 77040


Leatherneck Investigations

Leatherneck Investigations is a private detective agency whose service area includes Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio, in addition to Houston. Its selection of services is broad, including asset searches, bodyguard services, infidelity investigations, digital forensics, information services, and bug sweeps. Leatherneck Investigations has been helping local clients for over two decades, and it has offices in both Dallas and San Antonio.

The Woodlands, TX 77386


My Armor Services, Inc.

My Armor Services, Inc. is a Houston private detective agency, providing its services to professionals, students, out-of-state visitors, or stay-at-home parents (to name just some of the clients whom My Armor Services, Inc. has helped over the years). Services include church safety investigations, infidelity investigations, backgroudn checks, and personal protection. Lee Pace is the agency's President and CEO.

Houston, TX 77044


Panoramic Investigations

Panoramic Investigations, in Houston, can help people from the city and beyond. Its founder worked for over a decade working in the healthcare industry, researching employer-sponsored healthcare plans, before departing out of disappointment with the industry's lack of transparency. Now, his specialties include static and mobile surveillance, background checks, workplace investigations, social connections, skip tracing, and accident reconstructions.

Houston, TX 77265


Texas Investigative Network, Inc.

Since opening in Houston in 1994, the private detective agency Texas Investigative Network, Inc. has completed over 6,000 investigations across the state. All investigators on the team have extensive training and experience, and many of them come from professional backgrounds in law enforcement, the U.S. Military, insurance investigations, and legal investigations. President Bill Pellerin, the firm's founder and President, has received the Texas Certified Investigator (TCI) designation, indicating an unusual degree of skill and knowledge in his field.

Houston, TX 77092


The Investigative Firm

Operated and owned by a former police officer and former FBI agent, The Investigative Firm conducts private investigations for clients in Houston. Among the broad range of services it provides are GPS tracking, assets searches, surveillance, and background checks. It also conducts investigations on worker's compensation, infidelity, and criminal defense. The company is composed of 25 field investigators with a combined experience of 300 years. Since 1999, the team has located more than 20 million dollars in assets for clients.

5090 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77056


Wilson Investigations

Wilson Investigations is a P.I. agency in Houston that performs background checks, asset searches, surveillance, electronic countersurveillance, and other related services. Tim D. Wilson, Jr., the firm's founder, owner, and operator, is a former law enforcment officer and a third-generation P.I. One member of his family, Clyde A. Wilson, was a legendary investigator who has been the subject of numerous articles, books, and movies.

Houston, TX 77018


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