Our agency began in San Diego, CA in 1991 and moved to Scottsdale, AZ in 1992 to encompass the Southwest region. In 1994 we expanded our services to include the Pacific Northwest and the remaining western states and in 2015 we began servicing the Southeast.
Founder and owner Gregg Shannon began his apprenticeship at the age of 19 as an undercover investigator and currently has 38 years of experience as a private detective. He performs all aspects of investigations including both plaintiff and defense work with expertise in asset locating, backgrounds, insurance fraud, locates, missing persons, and surveillance. What sets Gregg apart from the competition is his ability to stay ahead of the industry’s standards by deploying modern techniques with the use of high-tech equipment.
- Alaska, Wyoming, Idaho, Mississippi, South Dakota, Colorado Have no state license requirements.
- Alabama In Progress – No reciprocity with other states.
- Arizona #1003768 No reciprocity with other states.
- California #187959 has reciprocity with Florida 30 days, Georgia 30 days, Louisiana 60 days and Oregon unlimited.
- Florida #A1400178 has reciprocity with the following for 30 days per case in California, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia and Tennessee – for only 15 days.
- Montana #10195 (armed). No reciprocity with other states.
- New Mexico #1212 No reciprocity with other states.
- Oregon #33805 has reciprocity with California and Louisiana.
- Rhode Island does not prohibit private detectives coming into their state as long as their business is not within the state then state licensure is necessary and regulated by their local jurisdiction.
- Utah #G102389 No reciprocity with other states.
- CCW Issue Permit: Utah #C181365 is currently reciprocal in 37 US states. See Utah Department of Public Safety for participating states.
- Washington # 299-12 (expired) allows P.I.’s from other states that have equal or greater P.I. licensing standards to work up to 30 days per year without being licensed in their state.