Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
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
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
A private investigator highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide, Thomas G. Martin recently appeared on “A Current Affair” and has appeared on other television programs. Martin and his team of investigators sleuth a wide variety of cases, including civil and criminal, background check, surveillance, and missing persons. Before founding Martin Investigative Services in Tustin in 1981, he was a Federal narcotics agent.Details
In these recession times, people do bad things. They steal time, product or money from their employers who then call us to fret out the bad guys. Most security experts agree that about 80% of employees are currently stealing something.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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 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.