Ottawa
Private Investigator

Home to the Supreme Court of Canada and a cluster of global, leading enterprises, Ottawa is a key hub of investigative activity in Canada. As the capital, it experiences surges of asset growth and business development across multiple sectors as well as an ongoing residential construction boom. Our private investigators in Ottawa are trained to deal with some of the most complex and delicate issues faced by businesses, organizations and private citizens in the National Capital Region. The Smith Investigation Agency has become reputable for its high standard in service and maintains its focus on quality, integrity and consistency.

What Do We Investigate?

Surveillance:

Corporate & Legal

Your employees are a direct reflection of your business and brand. As your private investigative team in Ottawa, we want to help you protect your business and your brand by setting up effective processes for monitoring employee claims and workplace behaviour. We can help you monitor and investigate fraud, workplace injuries, excessive absenteeism, theft of clients or employees, narcotics abuse at the workplace, harassment, vandalism and all other forms of unlawful activity and misconduct that stands to occur in the workplace.

Family Investigations

The well-being of your family is important to you. Safeguard it with our private investigative services. We’ll interview individuals with critical data, consult documentation and photographic evidence, and compile in-depth reports for your convenience and peace of mind. Our private investigators work discreetly and professionally to deliver the most accurate results possible. If you believe there is suspicious activity unfolding that could jeopardize your household’s safety or welfare, The Smith Investigation Agency can help. There may be more to the story than you know, and we can unearth it with discretion and a fine attention to detail.

Investigative Research:

Background Checks

The Smith Investigation Agency is equipped to implement specialized techniques when assisting with background checks and determining whether or not an individual is a possible risk. Our team of experts has been utilized by some of Canada’s most elite companies as well as landlords, family members and others. Taking statements and investigating histories requires not only expertise but also compassion and understanding. Every interview is different, and our team of private investigators will work on your behalf to ensure the highest level of professionalism and ensure there is no conflict of interest. We will collect as much evidence as possible to help you come to a well-informed conclusion.

Skip Tracing Services

If you’re having trouble locating someone and need professional assistance, The Smith Investigation Agency is the standard of excellence. Our private investigators have performed thousands of skip tracing services and, combined with our award-winning research team, we have amassed an impressive 98 per cent success rate. If you’re searching for a debtor, runaway or beneficiary, we can help with sophisticated investigative techniques and innovative technology. We offer highly accurate and comprehensive locating services that deliver dependable results. If you need quick, reliable assistance from an agency with a proven track record, look no further.

Our private investigative services have proven results in the workplace including a reduction in company costs, enhancing productivity and bottom line earnings, better protection of your assets, and reduced risk of liability.

Analysis:

Fraud

Our Risk Management and Anti-Fraud unit in Ottawa focuses on identifying what risks exist and then handling those risks in a way best suited to your specific objectives. If you have been a victim of fraud in Ottawa, allow us to assess the situation and identify a clear plan forward. Our fraud division handles a wide variety of cases from small claims to cases where several millions of dollars are at risk. If you are a large corporation dealing with fraud or a private member of the public considering an investigation, contact us today and learn more about our process. We obtain concrete evidence and facts that can be used to ascertain the truth, protecting you and your assets more efficiently.

Corporate & Civil

Your employees are a direct reflection of your business and brand. As your private investigative team in Ottawa, we want to help you protect your business and your brand by setting up effective processes for monitoring employee claims and workplace behaviour. We can help you monitor and investigate fraud, workplace injuries, excessive absenteeism, theft of clients or employees, narcotics abuse at the workplace, harassment, vandalism and all other forms of unlawful activity and misconduct that stands to occur in the workplace.

And More…

For a full list of services, please visit our services page.

Need a private investigator? Contact us directly for a confidential consultation

Private Investigator Services in Ottawa

Although our office is located in the downtown core of Ottawa, we also service the surrounding areas and cities including: Orleans, Rockland, Kanata, Barrhaven, Cornwall, Smith Falls, Renfrew, Arnprior, Kemptville, Perth, Hawkesbury, Brockville, Petawawa, Pembroke, Kingston, Belleville, and Quinte West. The Smith Investigation Agency has private investigators throughout Ontario who possess superior skills and training and the highest degree of integrity. Reach out to us today for a free consultation and to get started. We look forward to working with you!

 

Disclaimer: While we refer to ourselves as private investigators, some refer to us as private detectives. However, it is inaccurate and prohibited by law, according to Ontario’s MCSCS, to present ourselves as private detectives. If you are looking to work with an investigation agency, be sure to clarify this difference before moving ahead with the service.

 

Please note that while we refer to ourselves as private investigators, some refer to us as a detectives. However, this is inaccurate and actually prohibited by law, according to Ontario’s MCSCS, to present ourselves as private detectives. If you are looking to work with an investigation agency, be sure to clarify this difference before moving ahead with the service.

Contact Us

Click to speak to an agent

Click for general inquiries

Skip to toolbar