As a former supervisory Federal agent, Thomas G. Martin represented the U.S. Department of Justice in over 50 foreign countries and the United States. He received numerous awards during his service including 2 U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards.
Martin is now the owner of Martin Investigative Services. He oversees 22 male and female private investigators. All are former supervisory Federal agents. They speak a combined total of 15 languages fluently. All are considered experts in Federal, State and local courts.
An overview of Martin Investigative Services:
22 private investigators.
All former Federal agents.
Male and female. Fluent in 15 languages. Many have been with us for over 40 years. Most taught other agents during their careers.
Experts in court.
Evidence & testimony.
All our investigators are considered experts in Federal, State and local court – in civil and criminal matters.
We only take on
those we can help.
We only take cases that meet our very strict standards. We turn down more cases than most investigators take on in a year.
Thomas Martin is the recipient of 2 U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards. His combined team has many more.
About Thomas G. Martin
As a supervisory Federal agent, Thomas Martin represented the U.S. Department of Justice in over fifty foreign countries and throughout the United States.
He received numerous domestic and foreign awards during his service including two U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards.
With his extensive public and private investigation background and a Masters degree in Public Management, Martin is recognized as an expert detective in Federal, state, and local courts. He works closely with the legal community throughout Southern California where his services have been respected and relied upon for decades.
Martin has helped locate hundreds of missing persons and runaways for their families and loved ones, and has worked with executives at Fortune 500 and large private companies on matters of fraud, electronic eavesdropping detection sweeps.
Mr. Martin has been involved in many high profile cases with national exposure, including many unsolved crimes. He has been featured in many of the nation’s leading newspapers including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Orange County Register. He has also appeared numerous times on all three major television networks and cable channels including CNN.
Martin is the author of If You Only Knew, a book which educates consumers how to do their own entry-level investigation, how to avoid fraud and scams, and “live free”. The entire text of the book is now publicly available as the Web site Investigator Confidential.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services? Here’s why:
High success rate.
40+ years experience.
We provide quality investigative services with an unmatched success rate. We provide you with confidence and peace of mind.
Former Federal agents.
Experience & training.
Our network is composed of private investigators that are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents.
Our friendly staff can help with your issue, or point you in the right direction. The consult is free and confidential.
Evidence that stands up.
Our experienced investigators provide court-admissible evidence that can make all the difference in a trial.
Martin in the news:
Thomas G. Martin appears on Consumer Talk with Michael Finney on San Francisco’s KGO 810.Details
This page has a collection of press pieces about an investigation by Martin Investigative Services regarding missing comedy club owner Mark Anderson. Sadly, after being missing for more than three weeks, Mark Anderson was discovered dead in in Buckeye Park, Arizona on June 6, 2012.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
It has been my pleasure to work with Martin Investigative Services over the past 30 plus years on many investigations as well as other security related matters. When I need answers and I need them fast I know that a simple call will get me answers that are succinct, current and coming from a supremely knowledgeable source.
President & CEO Patrol One
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
Partner Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
I’ve represented individuals and businesses (international and local) for close to fifty years, and I’ve called on Martin Investigative Services more times than I can count, often on a rush basis, for help throughout the world, on a number of different types of assignments. I’ve never been disappointed. I’ve always received swift, cost-effective and USEFUL information, which has wound up “saving the bacon” of our clients and making us shine in their eyes. I recommend them without any reservation.
Attorney at Law Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill, LLP
I have worked with Martin Investigative Services for our company investigations for close to 20 years. Tom and the team are always professional, skilled and get right to the heart of any assignment I have for them. I would highly recommend Martin Investigative Services for any workplace investigation.
Vice President Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC
I have used Martin Investigative Services since returning to the practice of law. Their work is first rate! Their reports are reliable, and if called upon to testify, Martin’s investigators are well prepared and extremely professional.
Former Orange County Superior Court Judge
I am proud to state that I have exclusively used the professional services of Tom Martin and his firm for more than 20 years. Whenever the need arises for a private investigator, the only name that I consider for my clients is Tom. In my 40 year career as a family lawyer, I recognized the importance of professional investigators. Unfortunately, many of the investigators that I have encountered have not satisfied the professional standard that I expect. I have utilized the firm in some very delicate and discrete investigations and situations requiring a strong security presence. In every engagement, both my clients and myself have been completely satisfied. I have I have no reservations in endorsing Tom and his firm for any investigative assignments.
Attorney and Firm Principal Hughes & Hughes, LLP
I have known Tom Martin and used Martin Investigative Services for over a decade. They have been our exclusive resource for all our corporate investigative work and have never let us down once in all those years. Their work has always been of the highest professional level.
I have no reservations whatsoever in endorsing Mr. Martin and his firm. Their service to us has always reflected the highest integrity and quality and we continue to rely on Tom with the utmost confidence.
President & CEO Co-Pak Packaging Corp. Ontario, Canada
I have used Thomas Martin’s services for many years and have found his work to be of the highest standards. He gets the job done quickly, efficiently and reliably. He is aware of the law and always submits quality reports. I highly recommend Martin Investigative Services to any attorney, business or individual who is in need of a professional investigator.
Attorney at Law
My partner and I have utilized the services of Martin Investigative Services for in excess of 15 years. The services provided have ranged from simple background checks to covert surveillance and investigations into corporate malfeasance/conversion/theft of assets.
I have found Martin’s investigators conscientious, qualified, and most important of all, very credible to triers of fact when their testimony was necessary. Critical to any busy trial attorney is time. I have also found that upon turning an assignment over to Martin Investigative Services, I do not have to micromanage the assignment. It is done promptly and efficiently, with an eye toward the financial resources and capabilities of the client.
Attorney at Law Silverstein & Huston
I have used Martin Investigative Services for everything from marital indiscretions to finding hidden assets for more than 25 years. Working with Mr. Martin has been invaluable to my practice. Tom Martin is insightful, creative and never fails to deliver. I endorse his firm without hesitation or reservation.
Attorney at Law
Martin Investigative Services has performed background checks, private investigation, surveillance and bug sweeps for our clients. They have also served difficult process in lawsuits. They have performed unquestionably and unfailingly to perfection. We will always call Martin first – and hope he hasn’t been called yet by the other side!
Hughes and Hughes, LLP
Martin Investigative Services is truly one of the best run organizations we have worked with. Fair, efficient and professional. Tom Martin in particular exudes confidence and experience and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. That’s something we can rely on.
Kreative Webworks, Inc. Organizational Resources Specialist
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