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.”
Home Services Background Checks

SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIONS has performed many complex and limited background investigations on individuals and businesses since 1981. We have access to a wide range of resources and techniques in conducting any type of background check.

We are experts in performing background investigations in the following areas:

  • SIU and Insurance Claims. We have many different resources available to conduct every type of insurance-related background investigation (see SIU and Insurance Claims page).

  • Business/Corporate Backgrounds. Purposes range from trademark/copyright infringements, prospective business/ partnership deals, unfair competition, employee theft, and others.

  • Individual Backgrounds. Purposes include domestic affairs, pre-marital checks, roommate screenings, family matters, prospective child care employees, harassment cases, and others.


The benefits of hiring SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIONS include:


  • Investigators who specialize in conducting background checks and asset searches;

  • Investigators who know the laws in obtaining legal vs. illegal information;

  • Access to a very comprehensive list of available public record database resources and other sources;

  • Knowledge and ability to analyze data obtained for maximum benefit to client;

  • Administrative and management staff dedicated to the background and asset Investigators;

CAUTION: Don't be fooled by other low or flat-rate background package deals. Contact an expert, who can advise you of the best and most cost effective approach, tailored to your individual needs.