Virginia Private Investigators and Investigation Agencies for Hire

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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, 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

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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.

Jeff Paige Investigations

Owner – Jeff Paige/Owner
1007 N. King St. Suite H. Hampton, Virginia 23669
Telephone – 757-872-7007/800-338-9331
FAX – 757-251-6327
[email protected]

Full service 24/7 Criminal, Civil, and Domestic investigations. Electronic sweeps and GPS tracking. Application of John E. Reid and Associates Interview and Interrogation techniques, and LSI Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN) techniques to determine deception. Accuracy, Integrity, and Confidentiality describes JPI. Our name is our reputation.

Virginia DCJS 11-5577


Owner – Lars Knutsen/President
18808 Birdwood Ct. Leesburg VA 20176
Telephone – 703-771-1351
FAX – 703-636-8956
[email protected]

LPK.LLC is a professional Investigation and Security Service Company, LPK has extensive international experience. LPK was incorporated and licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia our security and investigation license number is; DCJS 11-5657. LPK is Bonded and Insured and operate with the highest integrity and standards. LPK assist International and National clients ranging from Government Agencies, Prime US Contractors, their sub contractors, Law Firms and Individuals. Our associates have provided services globally and bring a deep understanding of various cultures. This has proven to consistently assist our clients greatly and ensure tangible and positive results for our Domestic and International clients. LPK. LLC guaranties Confidentiality at all time and ensures that each clients unique needs are met regardless of contract size.

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

Versatek Security

Owner – John Leonard / Owner
4239 Glendale Rd. Woodbridge, VA 22193
Telephone – 571-215-4438
FAX – 703-496-4758
[email protected]

We are licensed in the state of Virginia. We specialize in Domestic investigations and provide numerous other investigative services. We utilize traditional surveillance, GPS vehicle tracking, unmanned vehicle video surveillance, advanced database access, and other techniques to complete our investigations. We are also licensed in the state of Virginia to install electronic security equipment. Often times, video and intrusion detection systems assist in evidence gathering. We will install video in residential or commercial environments in support of our investigations or if you simply need to document events on your property. If you need to keep an eye on your property while you are not there we also offer video over IP solutions. We serve all of Northern Virginia.

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