Hire a Private Investigator in Michigan


If you need to hire a private investigator in Michigan, please browse the following list of private investigator and investigation agencies in the state. Before you hire a private investigator in Michigan, contact the appropriate state licensing authority to confirm current license information.

To verify a private investigator license in the state, please contact:

Michigan Bureau of Commercial Services
Department of Consumer & Industry Services
525 West Ottawa, P.O. Box 30004
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: (517) 335-4008
Fax: (517) 241-9280

Also, visit the Michigan State Private Investigator Association.

The following list of private eyes is in alphabetical order and is by no means a ranking. Before you hire a private investigator in Michigan, 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.

Asset Control Services

Owner – Steve Crane, President
Post Office Box 477, Michigan
Telephone – 248-363-1360
FAX – 248-363-1654

ACS is a full service solution oriented company dedicated to conducting Claims Investigations. ACS strives to be a proactive organization responsible for and committed to reducing and controlling fraud for our lients. ACS provides support via a corporate and field staff of technically trained highly motivated and flexible professionals who are innovative in their approach to conducting investigations.

C3 Investigations

Owner – Chris Bateman
26300 Ford Rd Suite 280 Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48126
Telephone – 1-877-7-MICHPI

C3 Investigations is a full service, Michigan based Investigative Agency operating out of the Metro Detroit area. We offer free consultation and have over 16 years investigative experience. Extended background in surveillance and undercover investigations including retail fraud, and business theft. Member of ASIS and ACFE with extended training and certifications in employee Interview and Interrogation.

We provide background checks, spousal infidelity surveillance, process serving, divorce mediation, GPS vehicle tracking, nanny cams/office cams, asset verifications, insurance fraud/workman’s comp investigations and more. Call us with your next investigation and let us fill in the blanks for you when others can’t. See our website for more details and contact information.

Discreet Investigations

Owner – Jerry Terrell
27350 Southfield Road suite 163, Lathrup Village, MI 48076-3409
Telephone – 248-246-0051
FAX – 888-675-0244

We are a licensed and insured, full service investigative company, including Workman Compensation, Fire/Arson, Accident Reconstruction, C.S.I, (Certified Crime Scene Investigators, with the addition of Identity Theft services, and Personal Protection.

We have a passion for investigative work. Our company is based on a love for the business. We have been successful because of our passion, natural ability, education, and skill. We only hire investigators with these standards.

Duvall Group Investigations

Owner – Ryan Duvall
P.O.Box 1822 Monroe, Michigan ,48161
Telephone – 800-681-0687
FAX – 734-241-4428

Michigan Private Investigator License # 3701205186

The Duvall Group Investigations performs surveillance using the most advanced and sophisticated equipment, Our agents are experts in the art of surveillance, overt and covert operations. We are a full Investigations firm serving the entire State of Michigan. The Duvall Group Investigations specializes in Domestic cheating spouse Investigations, Insurance Claims, Attorney Services and background checks.

We believe in perfection and quality, “GETTING THE RESULTS YOU NEED”

Elite Investigations

Owner – Milad Fadlallah, P.I, Owner
6114 Nightingale Street, Dearborn Heights MI 48127
Telephone – 313-779-5050

“Silver Shadow Investigations” changed to “Elite Investigations”.

Registered and Licensed with the State of Michigan Dep. of Labor and Economic Growth

Bonded and insured through Great American Insurance Company Bond #6048342

Michigan Private Detective License #3701204514

Private investigations specializing in background checks, telephone research, information gathering and investigative research, all conducted by a licensed private investigator. These are some of our current areas of specialties: Spousal Surveillance, Relationship investigations of infidelity, Child Support investigations; Employee investigations; Background checks; Abuse and Neglect investigations; Person searches of all property and personal information regarding residences, vehicle and vessel searches, cell phones and residence phones and addresses, Relatives and Neighbors’ searches, assets and also court legal actions and criminal records and convictions.


26200 FORD RD. #562, DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI 48127
Phone: 313-477-6666

Private Investigator License Number 3701206382

John D. Gifford & Associates, Inc.

Owner: JD Gifford
PO Box 7501, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: (248)921-3456
Email: jdgexfed@att.net

Private Investigator License Number 3701-202670

We are a full service Michigan Private Investigations Corporation.Our services are conducted by former FBI Special Agents, retired Law Enforcement Professionals and by Experts in their respective fields.We provide Confidential Private Investigations, Security Consulting and Forensic Computer Examination Services for Business and the Legal Profession.

Legendary Investigations

Owner – Curtis G Holder / Owner
Dearborn Heights, Mi. 48125
Telephone – 1-734-757-8936

We take great pride in giving the most personable service a private investigations agency in Michigan can give. We know that the thought of hiring a private detective may be difficult to some. You have our guarantee that no matter what your circumstances involves, our staff will pay attention to your needs and supply you with a full explanation of what we can do to help. A consultation about private investigations is free and strictly confidential. We specialize in spousal infidelity, background checks, criminal record search, skip tracing, child custody, workers compensation investigations, surveillance, internal theft, employment screening, hidden cameras, debugging as well as many other services.

Michigan Private Investigator License # 3701201411

Maxsolo Investigations

Owner – Mike Maguire / Owner
35752 Burton Court, Michigan
Telephone – 586-713-7833

Maxsolo Investigations is licensed and insured in the state of Michigan and provides confidential investigations and security for businesses and individuals. We are located in Macomb County Michigan and provide service and support for clients throughout the world. We will do everything in our power to reach the goal of obtaining the information you need in a timely and economical fashion and conduct ourselves in a professional and discreet manner, while representing you in your case.

I am a member of MCPI (Michigan Council of Private Investigators) and DPLSA (Detroit Police Lieutenants and Sergeants association)
Private Investigator License# 3701205259

Michigan Investigators – Watch Anyone

Owner – P.O. Box 1732
Telephone – 313-295-6814

We are a full service private investigations firm specializing in spousal infidelity, insurance fraud, background checks and more. Licensed, Insured and Bonded. Our Michigan private investigator license number is 3701201411.

Phase 4 Investigations

Owner – Phase 4 Investigation Services
37 North Main Mount Clemens, Michigan
Telephone – 586-466-4500
FAX – 586-466-4601

We are always mindful that while our job is to collect data, we work with people. Also, we regularly handle sensitive cases involving child custody, infidelity, fraud, and business-related crimes. We handle our cases quickly, confidentially, and with sensitivity to offer you the best service with the least amount of disruption.

Our team of investigators, surveillance experts, technicians, and process servers – located across Michigan – work diligently to provide the evidence you need. We use state-of-the-art technology and processes to gather, decipher, and organize information. We have worked with large and small law firms nationwide, insurance adjusters, companies, and individuals to meet and exceed their surveillance, evidence gathering, and other investigative needs.

Precision Risk Management Group

Owner: Grady Emmons
4352 Bay Rd. Suite 161, Saginaw, Michigan 48603
Telephone: 800 839-7574
License Number 3701205850

Our Intelligence-Led Approach is at the core of how we handle client problems and provide you with the best service. Intelligence-led corporate security and investigations requires careful forethought and planning. At Precision Risk Management Group we have put in place a rigorous process which helps to define your specific requirements so we can bring the proper resources to bear on your operation. We understand the unique needs of our clients and genuinely care about their needs. All services are provided with three distinct features:

Applied Technology
PRMG uses the most advanced blend of technology and profiling to place our clients into not only safe environments, but productive and efficient opportunities. GPS tracking, scientific profiling, and the latest in surveillance technology are just some of the tools we bring to provide you a solution to your problem.

Responsive and Adaptable
PRMG is a light and fast organization capable of responding quickly and rapidly adapting to the needs of the situation. In most cases, we can deploy agents to start managing a full scale crisis within 6 hours.

Low Profile and Confidential
All projects/missions are handled in the most discrete manner possible, always bearing in mind client exposure, publicity, and privacy.

Robert D. Barke & Associates

P.O. Box 1659, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629
Telephone – 313-770-7300

Confidential Civil, Criminal & Domestic Investigations, Human Resources & Security Consulting. Since 1981, we have combined state of the art equipment with years of experience to produce the best possible results. We serve all of Michigan from Macomb, Roscommon and Mackinac counties. We always bill from the location nearest to your assignment and we are licensed, bonded and insured for your protection.

Call (313) 770-7300 or (800) 282-6161.

Sentry Data Systems, LLC

Owner – Lowell V. Jacobsen CFCE
521 Mill St. P.O. Box 837 Leland, Michigan 49654-0837
Telephone (231) 256-9156
FAX (231) 994-2046

We are a fully licensed and bonded Private investigative agency specializing in computer forensics. We have assisted federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies over the past nine (9) years. we have testified as a computer forensics expert in criminal courts in the state of Michigan. Inv. Jacobsen has been Certified as a Forensic Computer Investigator (CFCE) since 2001 to present date. This certification was earned from the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS). IACIS is the world’s largest organization dealing with the training of computer forensic investigators. IACIS instructs police personnel from all over the world including investigators from Scotland Yard. Mr. Jacobsen has conducted forensic exams for numerous Michigan State Police Posts, Michigan State Police Narcotic Teams, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Unites States Coast Guard, (USCG), and the Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency (ICE).

SLD Investigations LLC

Owner: Sherry Day
4605 W. Schafer Road, Pinckney, MI 48169
Phone: 734-878-5236

Private Investigator License Number 3701201000

Comprehensive Background Investigations, Surveillance Services, Asset Location, Locate and Interview Witnesses, over 20 years of asbestos investigative experience.

WDS Investigations

Main Office P.O. Box 220 Taylor, MI 48180
Telephone – 877-719-3774
FAX – 866-314-4973

We are your Business, Insurance and Personal Investigative Specialists. Licensed, Insured and proudly serving in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. We accommodate all demographics and have the highest success rate in the Midwest US. In addition, we cater
and assist other PI firms for those difficult cases.

Cases can be submitted by phone, fax or online
Detroit Michigan

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