Virginia Private Investigators and Investigation Agencies for Hire


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

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Private Security Section
P.O. Box 10110
Richmond, Virginia 23240-9998
(804) 786-4700<

See also, the Private Investigators Association of Virginia

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The following list is in alphabetical order and is by no means a ranking.  We encourage you to evaluate each detective’s services and select the most appropriate provider based on your individual needs. Take the time to review their website (if available) and call several different investigators 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.

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American Executive Security

Owner – Ash, President
PO Box 1114 Lorton VA 22199
Telephone – 703-372-2196
FAX – 703-372-2190
[email protected]

We specialize in Executive protection, private investigation, and physical security. Based in the metropolitan area, we are fully licensed by the department of criminal justice. At AES our credentials have enables us to achieve a long term reputation for quality professional services and superior representation. Our promise to you is to live up to our name…American Executive Security-“America’s Choice for Protection Services”.   Virginia License #11-6429

Appomattox Private Investigations LLC #11-7165

Owner – Terrill Snead
PO Box 2791, Appomattox, Virginia 24522
Telephone – 434-664-1238
FAX – 866-974-3387
[email protected]

Virginia Private Investigations. Call 1-855-YOUR-SPY for the lowest rates in Virginia. We are a full private investigations service locate in Central Virginia.  Get the most reliable surveillance services in Virginia. Have peace of mind going into all your potential relationships, business or personal. Complete and discreet background checks for all purposes. Let us help you make a informed decision about your relationships.

Beacon Investigations, LLC

Owner – Jackie Dee Cunningham
P.O. BOX 523 Forest, Virginia 24551
Telephone – 434-534-9334
FAX – 434-534-6295
[email protected]

Beacon Investigations, LLC is located in central Virginia and we serve all of Virginia.  We are a general investigations company and belong to: NAIS-PISA-PIAVA and we are registered with the state of Virginia.

Virginia License # 11-3527.  Available 24/7.

Black Ice Security Services

Owner – Steven Collins
354 Foxridge Drive SW, Leesburg, VA 20175
Telephone – 703 591-4700
FAX – 775 248-2499
[email protected]

Black Ice is a multi-disciplinary risk management, investigation, protection, and consulting firm based in Northern Virginia near the nation’s capital. Since 1998, Black Ice has provided investigations, security, security consulting and training internationally and has far reaching resources for military special operations, intelligence, and law enforcement personnel to support it’s operations and clients. BISS is a recognized leader in international security support as well as locally for it’s surveillance and investigative skills. Black Ice is highly capable in intelligence and special operations level training, tactics, consulting and operational support.

Central Virginia Investigations

Owner – R C Livermon, CEO
9011 Arboretum Parkway, suite 200, Richmond, Virginia 23236
Telephone – (804) 402-9122
FAX – 804-598-4701
[email protected]

We are a full-service investigative firm registered with the Commonwealth of Virginia with DCJS # 11-1092. Our specialties include surveillance, domestic, civil, and criminal cases, Insurance fraud, and underwater investigations.

Commonwealth Investigative Solutions LLC

Owner: April Smith
5880 Charles City Rd., Richmond, Va 23231
Phone: (804) 933-5918
Email [email protected]
Private Investigator License Number: 11-15588

Description of Services:
Private Investigations agency

Commonwealth Due Diligence Consulting & Investigative Agency

Owner – Tom Collins/Owner
1621 Emmerton Ct., Virginia Beach, Va 23456
Telephone – 757.615.8701
FAX – 757.962.8632
[email protected]

Providing Professional Investigations with 35 years experience in Criminal Defense Federal ,State & local cases, Civil (accident/injury) Domestic (Divorce/Custody), Expert Surveillance and Insurance (claims, workman comp fraud, Jones Act) Investigations. License by DCJS # 11-6159, Call Tom for a confidential & no obligation consultation. 757.615.8701

Cook & Son’s Private Investigations

Owner – Bob Stoneman
PO Box 1506, Ashland, VA 23005
Telephone – 804-798-1641, 804-314-2827 (cell)
FAX – 877-314-2827 (fax)
[email protected]

Eagle Eye Investigations, LLC

Owner: Andre Houchens
8051 Jefferson Hwy, Mineral, VA 23117
Phone: (540)522-8571
[email protected]

License Number DCJS# 11-15106

Falken Industries, LLC

Owner – P.O. BOX 383 Culpeper VA 22701
Telephone – 888-293-2878
[email protected]

We are a full service investigation and security firm serving all of Virginia. Domestic Investigations, Child Custody, Fraud, Workers Comp. claims and most civil and criminal claims.  Please see our web site for details.

Gyges Investigations

Owner: Steven Bongardt
3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite E114, Arlington, Virginia 22201
Phone: (844) 338-4929
Email: [email protected]

Private Investigator License Number: 11-15747

Principal Investigator is a retired FBI Agent, FBI Criminal Profiler, and DIgital Forensic Examiner. Doing business as Gyges Investigations, a Virginia Licensed Private Security Service, VA License #11-15747, he capitalizes on Criminal Profiling, Digital Forensics skills, and over 20 years of investigating terrorists, hackers, and violent criminals to conduct professional Investigations to gather information on individuals, groups or businesses, locate sensitive records, and conduct interviews and surveillance.

Professional Legal Resource Group

Owner – Gary Beard
14331 B Summer Tree rd, Centreville, Virginia 20121
Telephone – 703-574-392
FAX – 703-991-0414
[email protected]

Civil and Criminal Investigations including Divorce, Child Custody, Employee Theft, Insurance Fraud, Missing Persons, Asset Searches, Background Investigation, Video Surveillance, Personal Protective Services

Virginia DCJS 11-5433

RDP Worldwide

Owner – Emiel Fisher / President
1905 Huguenot Road, Suite 101, Richmond, VA 23235
Telephone – (804) 423-7871
FAX – (804) 423-7872
[email protected]

RDP Worldwide investigators have thousands of hours of experience investigating civil, criminal and domestic cases.

They provide nationwide and worldwide coverage of your personal, corporate or governmental investigative needs.

Investigation specialties:
Crisis Management
Risk Consulting
Background Screenings

Accident Investigation, Asset Recovery, Background Investigation, Celebrity Stalking, Computer Fraud, Covert/Overt Video, Domestic Cases, Domestic Investigation, Family Law Investigation, Financial Fraud, Investigating / Researching, Missing Persons, Personal Backgrounds, Personal Injury Investigation, Research & Information, Risk Analysis, Security Advances, Stalking, Surveillance, Threat Assessments, Travel Advice, Planning, Research & Reports, Workers Compensation

VA DCJS #11-4341

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