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Following are private investigators and agencies in the state of Minnesota. Before hiring a detective  in Minnesota, contact the appropriate state licensing authority to confirm current license information.  To verify a license in Minnesota, contact:

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Private Detective & Protective Agent Services Board
445 Minnesota St., St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 215-1753
View the Website and the State law

Also, visit the Minnesota State Private Investigator Association

Hire a Private Investigator in Minnesota

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.

Astro Investigations

Owner – Don Sazma
P. O. Box 2585 Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Telephone – (651) 675-8511
FAX – (651) 552-7843
[email protected]

Astro Investigations is a Minnesota Licensed Private Detective – Investigations Agency. Astro Investigations provides investigative services for attorneys, businesses – employers, insurance companies -insurance claims, and the general public.

Astro Investigations consists of a team of seasoned and experienced law enforcement personnel who have conducted multiple investigations over the years. Our investigators are experienced in knowing where to find facts, information, conduct interviews and conduct surveillance. Couple this with time management, our investigators focus on relevant facts which not only saves us time, but also reduces the costs to the clients.

We only conduct ethical investigations and we will not engage in unethical conduct or tactics.

Serving Minneapolis – St. Paul – Greater Minnesota. Minnesota PI License #1058

Authentic Investigations, LLC.

P.O. Box 8533, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
Phone: (612)-871-7244
Email: [email protected]

Private Investigator License Number 528

Bares & Associates

Owner – Kirk Bares – President
1670 South Robert Street #318, West St. Paul, Minnesota 55118
Telephone – (651) 207-5671
FAX – (651) 304-1239
[email protected]

K. Bares & Associates is an award winning full service private investigation and security consulting agency. Our goal is to provide our clients with successful results and an exceptional level of service. Our success is predicated on the experience, resourcefulness and dedication of our professional staff, who are experts in a wide range of investigative and security disciplines.  Over the past fifteen years our organization’s track record of high standards and outstanding client results has been recognized in the industry.  Minnesota Licensed (1001), Bonded and Insured.

Blue Heron Investigations

Owner – Thomas Goodpaster / President
P.O. Box 49082, Minneapolis, MN 55449
Telephone – 763-323-7324
FAX – 866-363-9153
[email protected]

Blue heron Investigations is a Minnesota licensed (872), bonded and insured Private Detective agency specializing in surveillance and counter-surveillance. Our full service agency provides investigative solutions for theft, vandalism and stalking problems; infidelity; child custody; thorough background checks; missing persons & witness locates; insurance & legal investigations; and process serving. All inquiries are treated as confidential. We have over 20 years of private detective / protective agent experience. All major credit cards are accepted.

ClaimCheckPI LLC

Minnesota & Wisconsin
Owner – Gerry Marko / Owner
Telephone – (763) 245-0310
FAX – (715) 825-5566
[email protected]

Insurance, Business and Personal Investigations & Surveillance. Twenty-Five years Law Enforcement and Insurance Claim experience. Undercover Video Surveillance, Activities Investigations, Accident Scene Investigations, Fire Loss-Cause/Origin, Background Checks, Assets Determination, Recorded Statements, Property Theft/Loss, Witness/Subject Locates, Wrongful Death Claims. (Minnesota License #965) (Wisconsin Private Investigator License #062)

Inner Scope Incorporated

Owner – Sandra Meyer / President
11525 Zea St. N. W., Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Telephone – 763-238-0661
[email protected]

Full Service Investigations with Dedication & Integrity.
MN License #1008. Seventeen years of experience in civil, criminal, workers’ compensation, infidelity, custody, spousal, pre-employment, surveillance, backgrounds, data bases, motor vehicle, drivers license, personal injury, interviews, asset search and much more.
Confidential * Results Orientated * Accurate / Concise Reporting

Metro SIU

Owner – Don Sazma
2392 72nd Ct E. Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076
Telephone – 651-675-8511
FAX – 651-552-7843
[email protected]

Our investigative team consists of experienced law enforcement personnel who have worked in Law Enforcement Special Investigation Units. Law Enforcement Special Investigations Unit often conduct high profile and complex investigations where knowledge of the court system and experience in conducting thorough investigations is a must.

Licensed Private Investigator in Minnesota. Minnesota License #1058

Northern Integrity Investigations, LLC

Owner – Gregory J. Cook, CFE
13055 Riverdale Drive – Suite 500/PMB 227, Minneapolis, MN 55448
Telephone – 763-434-6123
FAX – 763-390-0025
[email protected]

We specialize in Business, Loss Prevention, Insurance, and Individual investigations. Member of ACFE, MAPI, NCISS, NAIS, ASIS, Chamber of Commerce. No project to big or too small. Check out our website at MN LC #943

Talon Investigation LTD

P O BOX 600058, SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55106-0001
Telephone – 651.774.6977
FAX – 651.771.1576
[email protected]




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