Massachusetts Private Investigators and Investigation Agencies for Hire


Following are private investigators and private investigation agencies in the state of Massachusetts.  Before hiring a Massachusetts private investigator or private detective agency, contact the appropriate Massachusetts state licensing authority to confirm current licensing information.

Massachusetts State Police, Special Licensing Unit
485 Maple Street, Danvers, MA  01923
978-538-6128 voice
978-538-6021 fax
See also: Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts

Hire a Private Investigator in Massachusetts

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 a professional PI firm near you, and get more details on the costs involved, read our article Tips for hiring a P.I.

A Tech Investigation Services, Inc.

Telephone – 978-264-0593
FAX – 978-264-0595
[email protected]

We provide investigations & surveillance in MA NH & RI with over 25 years experience specializing in Infidelity problems & Corporate matters. We are licensed P-1447, bonded & Insured. Contact us at 888-345-0250.

Beacon Investigative Associates, Inc.

Owner – James M. Larson, President
P.O. Box 1059, Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050-1059
Telephone –  (781) 834-9300
[email protected]

Offering a wide range of services in New England and throughout the US.  Located in Massachusetts between Plymouth and Boston.

Cheffro Investigations

Owner: Tom Cheffro
796 Broadway, Revere, MA 02151
Phone: 781-816-9537
Email: [email protected]

Cheffro Investigations is a full service Private investigator agency in Boston, catering to the needs of corporate clients, insurance companies, governmental agencies, attorneys and private clients.We are a statewide, full service agency, with investigators based throughout the state of Massachusetts. We also have on-site professional investigators based throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia.

Cheffro Investigations is a full service Private investigator agency in Boston, catering to the needs of corporate clients, insurance companies, governmental agencies, attorneys and private clients.We are a statewide, full service agency, with investigators based throughout the state of Massachusetts. We also have on-site professional investigators based throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia.

CRS Associates, Inc

Owner – Craig R. Stanley
Po Box 364, Hopkinton, Ma ,01748
Telephone – 774-248-3000
[email protected]

We provide professional and elite investigative services to our clients. We charge reasonable rates, are well respected and provided confidential service to our clients. We have fulltime law enforcement experience in major crime investigation. Please be confident that we can handle your domestic case in the same professional manor. Members of the Massachusetts Police Association (full time police Officers) and New England Narcotics Enforcement officers Association. Why would you call anyone else?

Data Quest, Ltd.

Owner: Russ Bubas
776R Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021
Phone: 617 4370030
Email: [email protected]
License Number: LP0196A

Established in 1981, Data Quest, Ltd. is a licensed, insured & bonded private investigations agency which provides elite intelligence gathering and loss prevention and detection services to companies, attorneys and individuals throughout New England & New York. • Background Investigations • Corporate Investigations • Court Document Retrieval • Domestic Investigations • Interview & Statement Taking • Integrity Audits • Loss Prevention • Mystery Shopping • Skip Tracing •Surveillance • Undercover Operatives

Discovery Services: Massachusetts Private Investigator

Owner – Keith L. Walker
P.O. Box 80131, Springfield, Massachusetts  01138
Telephone – 413-788-4988
FAX – (413) 788-4988
[email protected]

Massachusetts private investigators serving MA, CT and RI since 1993. Specializing in surveillance, locates, statements, activity checks, domestic investigations and insurance claim investigations. Call today to speak with a licensed MA Private Investigator, today.

Professional investigations conducted in a cost-effective manner. “Get The Truth. Get The Proof.”

MacNeil Investigations & Forensic Consulting

Owner: David MacNeil
15 Main Street, Suite 183, Watertown, MA 02472
Phone: (978)846-4388
License P-1682
[email protected]

MacNeil Investigations & Forensic Consulting, is a full service firm that has provided meticulous investigations, superior forensic consulting services, unrivaled protection & cutting edge crime scene training across the U.S. and internationally for years.

  • Provide Confidential Private Investigations
  • Forensic Consulting
  • Executive Protection
  • Forensic and Crime Scene Training

New England Surveillance Specialists, Inc.

Owner – Brian Davis, President
PO Box 300 Ipswich, MA 01938
Telephone – 978-412-9008
FAX – 978-412-9007
[email protected]

New England Surveillance Specialists, Inc. is New England’s largest and most trusted full service investigative agency specializing in surveillance. We are committed to investigative excellence and offer our services to attorneys, individuals, corporations and government and professional organizations. Please look around our website and then phone or email us with any questions. All calls are answered or returned by a member of our team within minutes.

Northeastern Investigative Services

Owner – James Wojnar/ Owner
PO BOX 450 Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056
Telephone – 4135305135
[email protected]

Northeastern Investigative Services is a fully licensed, bonded and insured private investigative firm headquartered in Western Massachusetts. At NIS, we offer many investigative services to meet the needs of our clients of any arena: attorneys, insurance companies, private/corporate companies, or private citizens. All inquiries are taken seriously and handled with the utmost professionalism and confidentiality. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. or 413-530-5135 [email protected] (Massachusetts Private Investigator License #P-1618)

Reliable Source Investigations

Owner – Charles Haskell
P.O. Box 2319 Brockton, MA 02305
Telephone – 508-588-0541
[email protected]



Rockwell Investigations

Owner: Dana Prestone
15 Lincoln street, 187, Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880
Phone Number: 781-232-7625
Email: [email protected]

License Number LP0916A

Rockwell Investigations is a full service investigations company and constable service.

Rollie McCarter Investigative Services

Owner – Rollie McCarter / Private Investigator
PO BOX 1023 – Holyoke, MA. 01041-1023
[email protected]

When considering an investigation agency, you must first select an agency possessing the expertise, technology, and most importantly, the overall investigative techniques to deliver indisputable results and a fond reputation for success. Our agency provides only discreet – competent services – serving clients Nationwide.


Shield Investigations

Owner – Joseph Smith / Managing Partner
P.O. Box 13115, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
Telephone – 800-480-6745
FAX – 617-249-0589
[email protected]

Shield Investigations is an Arizona licensed, bonded and insured investigations firm (Arizona DPS Investigators License #1562906). We are comprised of experienced investigative professionals who combine the experience and training of government investigations, law enforcement, military, and varied private sector experience. We specialize in complex civil, criminal, domestic and corporate investigations. We are expert in covert surveillance, undercover operations, pre-trial evidence gathering, asset location, background checks and loss prevention and control.  Serving all of Phoenix, Scottsdale and surrounding areas. Please review out “About SISC” page which contains a list of some professional trade references.

Simmons Agency, Inc.

Owner – Jon Simmons
396 Main Street Hyannis, MA 02601
Telephone – 800 237 8230
FAX – 508 771 4477
[email protected]

Simmons Agency was established in 1935 and Jon Simmons has over 15 years of field experience. Surveillance is one of our specialties covering domestic, child custody, insurance fraud, labor and employment issues. We investigate Nannies, home health aids conduct background checks. We obtain criminal backgrounds and litigation histories, Marriage and divorce records. The agency director is the past president of the Massachusetts Association of Licensed Detective Agencies and the Council of International Investigators. Massachusetts Private Detective License number P-612.

Summit Investigations

Owner – Robert Reynolds – President
210 winter Street, Suite 203, Weymouth, MA 02188
Telephone – 781-380-8822
FAX – 781-380-8844
[email protected]

Summit Investigations provides investigative services throughout New England. We have 20 years of experience investigating cheating spouses and infidelity issues as well as insurance claims. Summit Investigations has EXPERIENCED investigators that know how to get the job done right. Please refer to our websites and for more information.

Two Highland Investigations

Owner – Roger Bryant
2 Highland rd. Lakeville,Masschusetts.02347
Telephone – 508-947-3977

[email protected]

Full service agency, specializing in personal Protection, security reviews of home and business. Background, criminal, and fraud  investigations. We also provide full investigative services for attorney’s including civil investigations and service of process.  All staff are present or former law enforcement officers. All client contacts and investigations are considered proprietary.

Former federal Agent, Police officer, and Deputy sheriff. Ma. License 1591



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