Michigan Private Investigator

Based in Ypsilanti, we cover the entire state of Michigan. Our thorough investigations can give you peace of mind as we uncover the answers you seek.

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About Us

Joseph O'Dell is a Private Investigator in Michigan dedicated to providing his clients with the results and answers they deserve. As a former U.S. Marine with over 15 years of experience with SIU, insurance fraud, and domestic investigations, Joseph has the expertise to assist in a broad range of case types. When you choose Joseph, you are getting an experienced Michigan investigator who uses the most effective investigative techniques and modern technologies. All findings are reported back to the client in a concise fashion.

Why Do You Need a Private Investigator?

There are many reasons why a person may want to hire a private investigator. Whether it is to locate a loved one, run a background check on an employee, verify infidelity, or for general peace of mind, these reasons are sensitive and should be handled with discretion and care. For all cases, it's critical to hire an investigator who will follow the law. Private Investigator, Joseph O'Dell follows all of Michigan's regulations to gather all evidence and facts legally. You can rest assured that your case is in good hands.

Our Investigative Services

Private Investigations

Thorough investigations to uncover the information you seek. We have a variety of investigative services used to help law firms, businesses, and individuals with their specific needs. If you need a private investigator in Michigan, we have you covered.


Using photography, videography, and general observation we monitor a person of interest's actions and whereabouts. We are extremely discreet and report all findings back to the client quickly and in an organized fashion.

Domestic Investigations

Domestic investigations to uncover the answers you seek including those involving infidelity and child custody. These cases are often "matters of the heart" and are handled with the utmost sensitivity and care.

Insurance Fraud

You can protect your business and yourself from false insurance claims with an in-depth insurance investigation. Insurance fraud is prevalent and we know the warning signs to look for to prove that it has been committed.


Using a variety of databases and research we offer our location services to help track down missing loved ones, witnesses, or other people of interest whether it be for personal or legal matters.

GPS Tracking

Using real time GPS trackers we can determine the exact location of a person of interest at different times throughout a discussed time frame. We only use legal methods to track these individuals so any evidence gathered can be used in court.

Background Checks

Comprehensive background checks using multiple databases to uncover hidden information on spouses, employees, witnesses, and other individuals of interest. We will cross check our findings to ensure all information is as accurate as possible.

Database Searches

Databases should be updated for accuracy frequently, however, there are some that have outdated or incorrect information. We know the best places to search directly for important information including state and local courts, credit bureaus, DMVs, criminal databases, and more.

The Michigan Private Investigator You Can Trust!

We are confident in the level of service we provide to each and every client. To submit your case or request a consultation, please give us a call at (734) 985-8752 or fill out our online contact form.

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(734) 985-8752


Ypsilanti, MI

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