Licensed Investigators

Any private investigator in an indigent defense case must first be approved by SCCID. The SCCID policy for capital and non-capital investigators is published on the Guidelines and Regulations page of this website and under “Investigator Documents” at right.

Below are the investigators who have been approved by SCCID to handle indigent defense cases.

If you are an investigator and would like to be added to this list, please fill out and notarize the Investigator Application , initialize the Investigator Policies - Capital and Non-Capital , and send a copy of your SLED license to Ryan Cole at or mail to 1330 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201, Suite 401.

Investigator Company
Jayson AudetteCrescent Professional Services
William (Bill) BeamBill Beam Investigations
Tyrone BennettEye On Investigations
Scott BernardBernard Investigations
Joseph BestBest Investigations and Process Services
Donna BiondiSouthern Investigative Services, LLC
Michael BowersBowers Investigations
Debbie BrothersBrothers Detective Agency, LLC
Orville ColegroveDCT Detection, LLC
Lee ConnellyInfo, Inc.
John DavisDavis Investigative Services
Stace DayDay Investigations
Eric De VanDevan & Associates
Stephen DempseyDempsey Investigations & Property Recovery Inc.
Charles DowlingDowling Investigations, LLC
Charles DraytonDrayton Investigations
Henry DukesDukes Investigatons
Ronnell FreemanJMP Investigations
Terry FullerPalmetto Detective Agency
Terry GaineyAnderson Investigations
Karen GarrettTriad Protection Group
Lucas GreenPhoenix Security Solutions
Phillip GrimsleyAlcohol Beverage Consulting & Investigations, LLC
Glenn HarrellGlenn Harrell Investigative Services
Timothy HawkinsUpstate Private Investigators
Austin HendersonStillinger Investigations
Michael HermanJLA Investigations
Martin HousandHousand Investigations, LLC
Amos JonesJones Investigations
Donald KneeceKneece Investigations, LLC
E. Theodore (Ted) LandrethTriad Protection Group
Wilbur LowderGlenn Harrell Investigative Services
Lewis MahaffeyUpstate Carolina Investigators
Robert MasonMyrtle Beach Private Investigative Services, LLC
Danny McDanielM & M Private Investigators, Inc.
Marci McDanielM & M Private Investigators, Inc.
Vickey McNeilTPT Investigations, LLC
Jeffrey MettsMetts Investigations
Robert MinterConfidential Conclusions, LLC
Donald Myers10-4 PI
Ray NashFocal Point Investigations, LLC
Anthony PettyQuality Investigations, Inc.
Jimmy PowersAdvanced Private Investigations
Ronald Ransom
Henry RosadoPrivate Investigation Services Group, LLC
John Scarborough360 Security Options, LLC
Paul SetreeSetree Investigations
Paul SilvaggioSilvaggio Investigations, LLC
Kristi SimpsonAdvanced Private Investigations
Peter SkidmoreSkidmore & Associates
Peter SkidmoreSkidmore Investigations
Thomas SlovenskiCellular Forensics, LLC
Michael SpaneHawkeye Security & Investigations
Andrew StaffilenoA.J.S. Investigations, LLC
Jather (Jay) StevensStrand Investigations and Associates, LLC
Kyle TaylorSouthern Investigative Services, LLC
Cheryl ThomasMobile Forensic Investigations, LLC
Heather ThompkinsAdvanced Private Investigations
William (Willie) TisdalePee Dee Training & Consulting Serv
Richard UlbrichAccutech Investigations
Peter WadeDecision Validation, LLC
Bobby WatkinsWatkins Detective & Security
Christopher WatkinsWatkins Digital Forensics & Investigations, LLC
Robert WatkinsWatkins Digital Forensics & Investigations, LLC
Benny WebbThe Palmetto Center for Law & Justice
Jeremy WhitesellWhitesell Investigative Services, Inc.
Charles WilliamsHDI Investigation, Inc.
Tonia WolfsonCarolina Investigative Associates, LLC
Curtis WrightPremier Investigations LLC.
Robin YatesPremier Investigations LLC.

Investigators must meet and continue to adhere to all SLED licensing requirements pertaining to private investigators and all policies and rates established by SCCID. At its discretion, SCCID may remove someone from the list of approved investigators for failing to adhere to these guidelines or for conduct which the Commission finds inappropriate for investigative services performed on behalf of indigent clients in this State.

SCCID also provides training for investigators on this list to help them better understand the court process and provide the best service possible for their clients.

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