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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored private investigators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best private investigators in Houston, TX.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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A True P.I. Private Investigator, LLC

As the owner and primary detective of A True P.I. Private Investigator, LLC, Curtis Pritchard personally manages all investigations, listening to each of his clients, and customizing the investigation to fit his or her needs. Mr. Pritchard has been trained in various investigation techniques, and he has more than 25 years of local investigation experience. A True P.I. Private Investigator, LLC is completely licensed, bonded, and insured.

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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


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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


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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.

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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.

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Gradoni & Associates

Gradoni & Associates, an investigative firm in Houston, works with businesses and individuals from throughout the area. The staff comes from a broad array of professional and educational backgrounds. Gradoni & Associates team includes multiple undercover surveillance professionals, audio-visual surveillance specialists, premise liability and security experts, a certified public accountant (CPA), and multiple civil rights investigators.

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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


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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.

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Investigative Resources

Established over 20 years ago, Investigative Resources is a Dallas-based private investigation firm that can help clients from throughout the Houston Metro. It provides free initial consultations to new customers. David Cohen, the firm's investigator, is a member of the National Association of Private Investigators as well as the Veteran and Military Business Owners Association. Since he became a P.I. in 1993, Mr. Cohen has helped thousands of local customers.

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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


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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


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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.

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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


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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


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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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