Phone: (800) 577-1080
Local: (949) 644-2200
Martin Investigative Services provides private investigation services throughout Los Angeles, California, the U.S. and even a few select foreign countries.
Effective September 22, 2018, Martin Investigative Services consolidated our field office in LA with our corporate office in Newport Beach.
When you need a private investigator in Los Angeles, our experience is second to none.
There are a number of private investigators in Los Angeles. None of them can compete with what Martin Investigative Services brings to the table.
Over 40 years of local experience in Los Angeles.
Over the last 40 years, we have developed solid relationships with local law enforcement, attorneys, and professionals in a number of fields.
More often than not, these relationships help us produce results in a short amount of time.
Our private investigators are former Federal agents.
Our private investigators are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents. This is a benefit that few other private investigators in Los Angeles offer.
You can be assured that your case will be conducted with a level of professionalism that only years of training and investigative experience can bring.
Los Angeles private investigation case studies:
Here are a few real-life examples of recent private investigation cases we’ve had in Los Angeles:
Los Angeles Case Study:
A large metal manufacturing firm in Los Angeles was referred to us by their corporate attorney. We met with the company at their corporate office.
The problem was that they had $500,000 of materials that had gone missing in Mexico. They wanted us to discover the source of the theft and recover the materials.
After performing surveillance in Mexico City and Tijuana, our private investigators located the stolen items. We also discovered the theft was perpetrated by the client’s employees in both Tijuana and San Diego. As a direct result of the investigation, 3 people were arrested and prosecuted by the Mexican Federal Police.
Martin Investigative Services is one of the only US-based firms to perform private investigation in Mexico. (The alternative of hiring a private investigator based in Mexico is a risky proposition.) Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Los Angeles Case Study:
The office administrator at a Los Angeles law firm visited our Los Angeles office. The problem: they knew they had an internal leak. When they went to court they were getting hit over the head – as opposing counsel had detailed information which they should not have had.
As technology has progressed, eavesdropping and video recording devices have become increasingly present in the business world. They are small, and increasingly more affordable. Martin Investigative Services has private investigators that thoroughly sweep any area. We stay on top of current trends and technologies, so your private business remains your private business. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Los Angeles Case Study:
A major metropolitan newspaper in Los Angeles hired us after reading an LA Times newspaper article which featured our work.
Our private investigators located and reunited 5 couples (all of whom were not currently married).
Life is short, and these people just wanted the answer to the question, “what if?” The private investigators at Martin Investigative Services have helped find many such people over the years. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
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 Investigative Services in the news:
Over 40 years of press.
I gave my cell number to private investigator Thomas Martin, a former federal agent and now president of Martin Investigative Services in Newport Beach, Calif., and asked him to do his thing. A few days later a three-pound, 150-plus-page dossier arrived at my front door via FedEx. Martin didn’t trust regular mail given the nature of what it contained, which was tons of my private information.
“We didn’t even scratch the surface,” Martin told me later. He also made a point of telling me that I was “cleaner than a Safeway chicken.”Details
Private investigator Tom Martin is based in Southern California, but his work frequently brings him to Las Vegas.
“We get hired by people who get hurt coming in on I-15, or people who get hurt in the hotels,” said Martin, 50. Sometimes, he mentions, he is hired by the party who gets sued by a deceptive person just claiming to be hurt.Details
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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 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.
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.
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!
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
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