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.
In unsolved crime cases, the private investigators at Martin Investigative Services assist clients by helping them fill in the details surrounding a case. In the past, our investigators have been brought in on many high-profile murder, kidnapping, rape, stalker and felony crime investigations.
With expertise that comes from decades of service as former Federal agents, we can provide unique insight to help bring resolution to unsolved crimes. We can help uncover new leads, review existing work by local authorities, and develop new theories in an effort to uncover the truth.
Feel as if your case is hopelessly stuck?
Our private investigators are ready to help you take another look.
Our investigators have vast experience in the following areas:
- Developing new theories
- Identifying new leads
- Substantiating the sequence of events
- Interviewing witnesses
- Interacting with local authorities
- Crime scene investigation
- Forensic analysis
- Video forensics
- Audio forensics
Former Federal Agents review your case.
With over 40 years of experience, Martin Investigative Services is comprised of former supervisory Federal agents of the DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service. We’ll meet with you at the location of your choice and your services will be kept in our confidence only.
A fresh perspective.
While the odds of successful resolution decrease as time passes, many times a fresh perspective on a cold case will lead in new directions that will contribute to an increase in understanding or eventual resolution.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for unsolved crime & cold cases:
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.
Case Study: Private Investigation
Orange County Murder Cold Case
We first met our client through a conference call with the client’s family and their attorney, a prominent Orange County attorney.
The client strongly believed that her friend was shot and murdered by her husband. Local police had concluded the case was an accidental shooting.
After a 9-month investigation, our private investigators gathered enough evidence to prove our client’s suspicions were correct. We turned our evidence over to the Orange County District Attorney and the husband was arrested.
Martin Investigative Services has investigated hundreds of cold cases like this one. If you need our help, please contact one of our private investigators us for a free, private consultation.
Martin in the news: Private Investigation
Keep your cell phone number to yourself. “The new Social Security number … is your cell number,” said Thomas Martin, president of Martin Investigative Services and author of “Seeing Life Through Private Eyes.” Your smartphone “is a gateway to your living room to your bedroom, to your life.”Details
Former Federal agent Thomas Martin, owner of Martin Investigative Services, discusses the cloak & dagger business side of running a private investigation outfit.Details
Now retired as a Drug Enforcement agent, private investigator Thomas Martin chases down ex-husbands, finds telephone bugs and helps overturn convictions of what turned out to be innocent victims.
Martin, owner of Martin Investigative Services of Orange, was the first Federal drug enforcement agent to receive 100 percent pure heroin during a sting operation. The 4 year-old son of a Mexican Mafia member delivered the drugs.Details
Like most retired federal agents, Thomas Martin wears a navy blue suit.
“It’s what we sleep in,” he says.
Old habits can die hard and after a career as an agent, the crisp suit is just one throwback. The other is salty vocabulary that I can tell he’s doing his best to restrain.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.
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.
I have known Tom Martin since 1984. I, as well as our company, have used Tom’s services over 30 years, personal as well as business. We have never been disappointed! Tom does what he says and I believe he is the BEST there is.
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.
Successful people know that to be the best, you model the best. I cannot recommend Martin PI any higher! In a five minute conversation with experienced people you can save thousands by bypassing sales types. They do this by cutting directly to the heart based on years and years of passionate pursuit of best practices and adding massive value to their clients. They are an invaluable part of my team and Tom is my most valued mentor!
I have known Tom Martin and used his services for many years. I trust him with the most challenging investigative tasks.
Professional and efficient, he and his staff leave no stone unturned to get the job done.
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.
Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
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.
We have used Martin Investigative Services for three decades. Their work is exemplary; reports are perfect and their testimony is very professional, with great judge and jury appeal. We will not use anyone else for our investigations.
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.
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!