Why we are your #1 Choice

In business since 1981, our firm has established protocol to obtain the highest percentage of success at the lowest cost. We have an experienced team of multi-ethnic and bilingual Investigators throughout CA, AZ, WA and TX. Our Management Team has over 80 years of combined experience in investigations and management (see "Management Directory" under "Contact Us"). We have an impressive list of clients and a long list of "testimonials" from satisfied clients. For further details, please go to our "Testimonials" link below.

Service Areas

Specialized Investigations is a full service investigative firm with three offices in California, one office in Arizona, one office in Texas and one office in Washington. Specialized Investigations has recently added Investigators in the following cities/areas of California, Arizona, Washington and Texas: Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; San Antonio, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA; Ventura, CA; Portland OR; Vancouver, WA; Phoenix, AZ; Tucson, AZ; Spokane, WA; and Seattle, WA. We continue to meet the needs of our clients by adding experienced investigators in strategic areas of CA, AZ, TX, WA, OR and ID.

Complimentary Training

Specialized Investigations offers an annual complimentary training presentation to our clients. This training can be conducted on-site or at another venue, if desired. additional training presentations are available at a fee for clients and non-clients. For further details please call or email us for a list of the training modules and training presentation request form.

Surveillance News

Our firm tracks surveillance results on a monthly productivity spreadsheet and rewards Investigators for their results. In the past three years, our Investigators obtained video of the subject on 87 % of all cases worked. We can also provide video footage in an email link so you can see the results within 48 hours, or sooner, if needed. For further information about our surveillance services please go to the “Surveillance” link below or under “Services.”
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SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIONS was established in 1981 as a full service investigative agency. Our primary territory includes California, Arizona, Washington and Texas, with satellite offices throughout all four states. We also conduct investigations nationwide through an established network of investigation agencies and national information sources. We hire investigators that already have extensive investigative experience, rather then training them at the expense of our clients. We have an experienced multi-ethnic investigative staff, with bilingual investigators.

SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIONS provides the following services:

  • General Investigation Services
  • Asset & Financial Investigations
  • Surveillance & Activity Checks
  • Insurance Fraud & Claims
  • Labor & Employment
  • Health Care Fraud


worked for many major insurance carriers,
self-insured companies, major law firms, corporations businesses, TPAs and individuals.

We have an extensive client reference list in
each area of expertise, that is available upon request.

SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIONS is fully licensed, bonded, and insured. Our California private investigator license number is PI 9868, Arizona private investigator license number is 1578351, Washington private investigator license number is 2075 and our Texas private investigator number is A19131. We have maintained an exemplary record with the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. We recognize that our clients are our most valuable assets and we are willing to serve you 24 hours a day. Our investigators can be reached at any time by calling our office. We take considerable pride in providing you with timely and accurate results.


  • Southern California Fraud Investigators Association (SCFIA)

  • California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI)

  • National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS)

  • Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators (AALPI)

  • Northern California Fraud Investigators Association (NCFIA)

  • Washington Association of Legal Investigators (Affiliate Member) (WALI)

  • Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (Associate Member) (TALI)

  • Employers Fraud Task Force (EFTF)

  • Association of Insurance Professionals (AIP)

  • Professional Investigators of California (PICA)

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Affiliate Member) (LACBA)

  • International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU) - Puget Sound Chapter

  • Arizona Association of Special Investigation Units (AASIU)

  • Arizona Insurance Claims Association (AICA)

  • Professionals in Workers' Compensation - Mid Valley Chapter (PIWC)

  • San Diego Insurance Adjusters Association (SDIAA)

  • Valley Industrial Claims Association (VICA)