Welcome to Nick Harris Detectives & Detective Academy!

Established in 1906, Nick Harris Detectives is the oldest USA owned detective agency. We have worked over a million cases!

Nick Harris Detectives

Nick Harris Detectives has conducted over a million successful, confidential investigations during the past 100+ years.

Local, national & International Investigations - We have trained investigators throughout the world who are waiting to handle your case.

President George Bush Sr. - “Agencies like yours deserves a great deal of credit for making ours a more orderly society. You have my appreciation for a job well done.” A quote from a letter written to Nick Harris Detectives.

Nick Harris
1882 - 1943

Experience - Knowledge - Quality

Do you need TV or Film consultant services?

Mr. Friedman appears regularly in TV and Film highlighting his investigative talents. Give us a call for more info!

Nick Harris Detective Academy offers private and semi-private training. Contact us!

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For over a hundred years we have been witnessing and writing history!


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Nick Harris Detective Academy

Our instructors are the best in the industry. They are not just instructors but working investigators!

Their background includes, international speakers, former LAPD, US Secret Service, FBI and other notable agencies.

Training at Nick Harris Detective Academy:

  • Polygraph
  • Surveillance
  • Process Service
  • Finger Printing
  • Criminal and Civil
  • Skip Tracing
  • Internet Investigations
  • TSCM-Debugging
  • Executive Protection
  • Bail Bond Investigations