Following are private investigators and private investigation agencies in the state of North Carolina. Before hiring a private investigator or private detective agency in North Carolina, contact the appropriate state licensing authority to confirm current licensing information. To verify a private investigator’s license in North Carolina, contact:
North Carolina Private Protective Services Board
1631 Midtown Place, Suite 104
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
(919) 875-3609 fax
Also, visit the North Carolina State Private Investigator Association
Hire a Private Investigator in North Carolina
The following list of private eyes is in alphabetical order and is by no means a ranking. We encourage you to evaluate each P.I.’s services and select the most appropriate provider based on your individual needs. Take the time to review the website (if available) and call several different agencies to ask questions and get price quotes.
To learn more about hiring, read our article Tips for hiring a P.I.
AA Detective Services
Owner – EJ Tomson
343 N. Front St Suite 321 Wilmington, NC 28401
Telephone – 910 343 9780
FAX – 910 221 4631
Full service agency licensed in North Carolina, New Jersey and Florida. Members ASIS, IAMI, SCAPI, NCAPI and KEPC
Advanced Private Investigations and Security Management
Owner – James Petrie
315N Academy St. Suite 200 (second floor), North Carolina
Telephone – 919 795 8910
Legal Investigators with experience in Police issues. Investigating workers compensation and benefits fraud. Investigating Corporate issues and conducting Domestic surveillances. Providing executive background checks. Providing very discrete services in a very professional manner. James conducted his first investigation in 1981. Our main office is in down town Cary, North Carolina. We promise we won’t cost you as much as an amateur.
API is a member of NCAPI License #3315
Allied Protection & Investigations
Owner – Rex M. LIlly
6525 Maple Springs Rd
Telephone – (336) 625-2751
FAX – (336) 873-7499
API is a full service investigative agency specializing in Domestic, Child custody and workers comp surveillance. GPS and hidden video available. NC Private Investigator License 3322
Atlantic Southeast Investigations
A.S.I. is owned and operated by Steve Siske who retired from law enforcement with over 31 years service. An array of investigative services are provided by A.S.I. to include criminal and civil, missing persons, and witness locations. Please refer to our website for a full . Licensed by the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board. N.C. License # 3553
We are a full service investigative agency specializing in environmental, workers’ compensation, liability, corporate, criminal, civil and background investigations. We are members of the World Association of Detectives, World Investigators Network, and North Carolina Association of Private Investigators.
Benchmark Investigations, LTD.
Owner – Ken Sutton
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Telephone – 252-937-2828
Private Investigations: Adultery, Worker’s Compensation, Child Custody, Covert GPS Vehicle Tracking System, Summons and Subpoena Service, Totally Confidential, Former NC State Trooper, Nationwide Investigative Experience, NCPI License #750, Rocky Mount, NC…252-937-2828
Bert Croom Private Investigations
Owner – Bert Croom
6230 Carolina Beach Road Wilmington North Carolina 28412
Telephone – 910-350-6777
FAX – 910-350-6772
Divorce and Domestic Investigations
Child Support Invest
Personal Injury Invest
Nationwide Data Searches
Criminal History Searches &
Complete Comprehensive Asset Report
Bert Croom Private Investigations with 7 Investigators on our team we will meet your needs by…Providing qualified experts in a variety of Investigative specialties in Criminal and Civil Cases. Sit down with Bert and let us look at your case. Together we can decide what direction your case should be moving and what the first move should be. Whatever you need should be we will lead you in the right direction, and always in your best interest. Exercise your right to be Informed. NC License # 1864
Blackman Detective Services
Owner – Allison Blackman
323 W. Morgan St, Suite 107, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Telephone – 919-821-0016
FAX – 919-821-7015
Blackman Detective Services is one of the most respected Private Investigation Firms in North Carolina. The Firm has a substantial practice in the Worker’s Compensation field in North & South Carolina. The Firm also has a significant personal, commercial & insurance practice in both the Carolinas.
Cape Fear Investigative Services
Owner – William Ratcliff/Owner
401 Chestnut Street, Suite D, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Telephone – (910) 762-4374
FAX – (910) 762-5522
All Criminal cases both State and Federal, missing persons, identity theft, civil, fraud, worker comp, disability, child custody, divorce and infidelity. We are also process servers and serve paper from all over the US. NAPPS, Servenow.com, NCAPI.
Licensed in North Carolina #3225 and South Carolina #2517
Carolina Surveillance & Investigations
Owner – Michael Duke – President
P O Box 2190 Matthews NC 28106
Telephone – 888-CSI-4460
FAX – 704-882-2740
CSI is a full service private investigations agency located in Charlotte / Matthews, NC serving both North and South Carolina. CSI is a BBB member staffed with former Federal & State Law Enforcement agents having over fifty years of investigative experience. Known as “The Surveillance Specialist,” CSI conducts confidential and classified surveillance operations and other private investigations for individuals, insurance companies, corporations and governmental agencies. CSI utilizes state of the art investigative equipment to include real time GPS tracking units. CSI is a member of the International Association of Investigative Specialist, North Carolina Association of Private Investigators, Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council and the Better Business Bureau of North Carolina.
Owner – Michelle Carter Sullins/Owner
PO Box 2402 Fairview, NC 28730
Telephone – 828-628-2345
FAX – 828-628-2797
In business since 1985, we specialize in domestic, child custody, and workers’ compensation cases. With 20+ years of extensive experience we can offer you the most dedicated and reliable investigations. We have male and female investigators. We also provide discreet background checks for personal or professional use.
Being a full service company we also provide process service to all Western North Carolina counties. Rush service is available. Carter Investigations is fully licensed and insured. NC License #1943
Cat’s Eye Private Investigations
Owner – Catherine Davis Flowers
1009-101 Bullard Court, Raleigh, NC 27615
Telephone – 919-878-9988
FAX – 919-878-0072
Cat’s Eye Private Investigations, licensed in North and South Carolina, is a fully insured professional agency offering confidential investigative services specifically designed to conform to the precise requirements of each client.
Owner – Daniel Cheatham
77 Howell Street Waynesville NC 28786
Telephone – 828-231-0319
FAX – 828-452-4009
NCPPS #3407 Our agency performs investigations and services into a wide range of scenarios including, but not limited to, cheating partners, child custody, runaways, missing persons, fraud and criminal investigations. Executive Protection (personal armed body guard protection and escort services) in the heart of the Great Smokey Mountains, We employ highly skilled and trained investigators, both male and female, and utilize the most current and advanced technology. We are perfectionists and strive for the best possible results and solutions for your situation. If your case demands hard evidence and quick results, You found the right place! Call us for a free
consultation. As the Chief Investigator, You have my personal assurance that any and all communication will be kept strictly confidential.
Eagle Eye Detective Agency & Associates
Owner – Keith Hollen / Owner
1409 East Blvd., Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 28203
Telephone – 866-376-2728
FAX – 866-376-2725
Full service Private Investigation, Bail Bonding and Process Serving company with over 55 total years of experience. We are a diverse company with male and female investigators. Specialize in Domestic Surveillance, Workers Comp. Surveillance, Asset Searches, Locates, Backgrounds, Civil and Criminal cases. Able to work cases all over North Carolina and several contacts all over Unite States.
Excalibur Agency LLC
Owner – Jerry Blake/ Vice President
33 West Davie Street, Raleigh North Carolina
Telephone – 800-219-4864
FAX – 919-834-2245
Excalibur Agency LLC is a full service investigative agency that meets the needs of our clients anytime and any place. We provide investigations in cheating spouse/divorce, fraud/theft, secret shopping, workers comp fraud, background checks, missing person, skip tracing, surveillance, counter intelligence (locating phone taps and covert camera’s and much more. Call us for a free confidential inquiry concerning your case.
Owner – Jim Mabry/Chief Investigator
P.O. Box 2565 Kinston, NC 28502
Telephone – 252-268-1410
FAX – 252-523-4502
Fore-Sight Investigations is a full service firm offering confidential, comprehensive investigations targeting the clients budget for the highest results. We can help, and will, let us get the proof you need to make that important and informative decision. Just pick up the phone, Just give us a call, we’re here for you…
Owner – Jimmy Glover Private Investigator
20 Devroah Ln. Fuquay Varina North Carolina 27526
Telephone – 919-696-7060
FAX – 919-552-8828
We offer the following services to clients: Domestic / Child Custody /Divorce/Surveillance/Criminal Defense Interviews and Statements, Missing Persons, Skip Tracing, Free Consultation
Phone Numbers ,Cell 919-696-7060
Joseph d White Private Investigations
Owner – joseph d white
2128 old buies creek road angier, nc 28501
Telephone – 919-637-4458
FAX – 919-639-4649
Providing domestic, criminal, insurance fraud and personal protection. retired law enforcement officer working all types of criminal investigation. North Carolina Private Investigator license #1360. member of ncpi association
JP Investigative Group
Owner – Joe Paonessa / Owner
9716-B Rea Road, #211, Charlotte, NC 28227
Telephone – 877-990-2111
FAX – 704-243-1224
JP Investigative Group, Inc is a full service investigation company licensed in NC, SC, VA, WV, TN, GA, FL & OH. Our goal is to provide the best cost efficient services possible for each and every client one at a time.
Owner – John T. McGee
8 West 3rd St. Ste. 500-A Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Telephone – 336-725-9117
McGee Investigations specializes in Family Law (Domestic & Child Custody) Investigations. Covert Cameras and GPS Tracking Systems. Corporate Investigations and Executive Protection. Our services are offered locally as well as globally.
North Carolina Investigative Services
Owner – Randy Miller/President
5 W Hargett St. Suite 1003 Raleigh NC 27601
Telephone – 800-819-6947
FAX – 888-391-5963
N.C.I.S is a professional agency offering confidential investigative services. The Agency conducts Worker’s Compensation, personal, Domestic Surveillance, commercial, Civil & insurance investigations. We are members of the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators, International Association of Special Investigators, North Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigators, North Carolina Homicide Investigators Association and the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts. We are licensed in the State of North Carolina license #3960.
Poindexter & Associates
Owner – Carlyle Poindexter
5 W. Hargett Street, 4th Floor, Raleigh, NC 27627
Telephone – 800-373-2804
FAX – 919-834-7039
Multi-state licensed private investigative / detective agency, offering general civil and criminal investigation, surveillance operations, corporate intelligence gathering and service of legal process. Poindexter & Associates, Inc., has international capability.
Member, Association of Former Intelligence Officers
Member, World Association of Detectives
Member, Council of International Investigators
Member, National Association of Professional Process Servers
Savage Investigations, LLC
Owner – Charles Savage / Owner
4553 Dayspring Drive
Telephone – 252-885-2003
FAX – 252-442-9127
Savage Investigations provides the following services;
Insurance Fraud/Workers Comp, Spousal Infidelity/Mate Checks,
Pre-employment Screening, Skip Trace, Missing Person, Criminal Background Checks, Background Profiles, Child Custody Investigations, Subpoena Services, Nanny Cams, Mystery Shopping, Employee Theft Investigation, Activity Checks, Asset Search, Divorce Investigations & Pre-Rental Screening.
SLC Security Services LLC
Owner – K E Wetzel CI PI
PO Box 12585 Research Triangle Park NC 27709
Telephone – 919-247-7848
FAX – 720-247-7849
Our firm provides Private Investigation and Electronic Countermeasures protection, corporate security and network security consulting as well as penetration and security testing. We have expert Computer Forensics personnel on staff. We also provide training to Government and Law Enforcement in Electronic Countermeasures, Surveillance, Records and Data Analysis and Investigative Techniques.
Owner – Scott Ostrowski
PO Box 401, Mt. Mourne, NC 28123
Telephone – (704) 892-0542
FAX – (704) 220-0541
Strongtower Investigations has nearly 20 years of investigative, public safety, law enforcement and military experience.
We are a full service private investigative agency specializing in adultery, mortgage fraud, real estate fraud, anti-terrorism, physical security, personal protection, pre-employment checks, and general surveillance.
We are dedicated to our profession and are here to serve our clients and provide them the service they demand and deserve.
Located in the Lake Norman area of North Carolina just outside the city of Charlotte. NC license #4184.
United Investigative Service
Owner – George K. Saleeby/ Owner
PO Box 427 Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone – 919-557-3766
FAX – 919-552-1357
We specialize in, Domestic Infidelity, Criminal Investigations, Missing persons, Locates, Homicide, Wrongful Death, Child Custody, And Forensics. North Carolina License # 1391, Insured and Bonded. Free Consultations. Call to speak with a licensed and experienced Investigator, 919-557-3766.