How To Hire a Private Investigator

You may need to hire a private investigator for various reasons, as they offer professional expertise in gathering crucial information and evidence. Whether it’s conducting surveillance, performing background checks, or locating missing persons, a private investigator can provide the specialized skills and tools required for these tasks.

The process of Hiring a Private Investigator

We have simplified the hiring process below, however, not all cases are the same and may require additional steps.

Identify Your Needs

Determine the specific services you require from a private investigator. Common services include surveillance, background checks, asset tracking, and polygraph testing (lie detector tests). Clearly define your objectives and what you hope to achieve by hiring a private investigator.

Development of the Process

Once we've discussed your needs and expected outcomes, Dolos Investigations will develop a comprehensive plan tailored to your specific requirements. This meticulous approach ensures that all objectives are not only clearly defined but also effectively achieved.


Following our investigation, we will will communicate the results to you comprehensively. Additionally, we'll collaborate on the next steps, which may vary depending on the case's complexity. This could involve seeking legal advice or initiating contact with relevant parties.

Why Choose Dolos Investigations?

At Dolos Private Investigators, our mission is to uncover the truth and provide you with the answers you seek. Whether the outcome is distressing or reassuring, we are committed to delivering the results you need. We are led by an ex-Detective Sergeant with extensive experience in covert operations, managing high-risk offenders, and protecting vulnerable victims.

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Martyn Osment

Nathan is an exellent surveillance operative. His reporting is professional and concise, he is diligent and goes the extra mile. I would be happy to recommend him to anyone who requires his services.

John Elmore

Fully recommend Nathan’s services. Straight talking and approachable. Did exactly what we asked for and he took the time to call and explain his report step by step. Also was kind enough to offer advice, over and above what we’d asked for, based on his knowledge and experience. Kept us updated step by step of the way and kept to the timelines promised. A no nonsense service. Thank you Nathan, your work was invaluable.

A to Z

We used Dolos investigations to help with a problem we had. I can honestly say Dolos were totally professional in what they did. We would not hesitate in recommending them to anyone who seeks the truth and justice. We spent a fortune on solicitors but the best decision we made was using Dolos which was a lot more cost effective. Thanks Nathan.

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