Our Founder (Graham Matthews)
With over 20 years of Police experience, including investigative management at very high level, the Founder of Investigative Services is well qualified to make sure you receive the best possible service having run dozens of homicide enquiries, prepared/overseen and reviewed hundreds of High Court files. You can be assured that your investigation will be in great hands.
Graham Matthews extensive police experience saw him running large Criminal Investigative Branch teams, in more than one police district. In this role he was responsible for the final delivery of all investigations and for overseeing the standard of every investigation whether it was referred to High Court, District (Magistrates) Court, Crown Law Office, Crown Solicitors Offices, Legal Section of Police National HQ’s, Defence Counsels, Secret Service, Anti Terrorist Squads or any other District organization.
In addition to his investigative experience Graham Matthews has 11 years of experience on various Armed Offenders (Tactical Response) teams including heading the Waikato Armed Offenders Squad for a number of years. This required top end crisis management at a very high risk operational level. Many operations run by Graham Matthews involved collaboration with many other similar squads as well as a wide range of other service agencies (such as customs, immigration, emergency services, Army and other government agencies).
You can be certain that at Investigative Services we are results focussed and provide high level service in:
- Criminal Investigations
- Defence Investigations
- Domestic Violence Cases
- Civil Litigation
- Insurance Investigations
- Workplace Investigations
- Crime Prevention Advice/Training
- Crowd Control
- Personal Security
- Cash Conveyance
- Child Activity Checks
- Missing Persons
- Process Serving/Document Handling
- Field Calls
- Retail Consulting and Mystery Shopping
- Addiction Investigations
- Scene Security
- Crime Prevention Advice
- Security Systems
Investigators are qualified and certified Private Investigators and well equipped for your case. With an eye for detail and ensuring that all avenues of enquiry have been properly explored you will know that your case has had the best investigative work undertaken and know that those enquiries have been done with integrity and credibility.
Before engaging a law firm to conduct your investigations, at great cost, have the work ready merely for their perusal.
Our pricing structure is extremely competitive with the knowledge that your investigation will be conducted to the highest standards, using the highest caliber personnel. We strive to provide a quality, value for money service to promote referral and repeat business
We offer fixed fee pricing (in some instances) or otherwise competitive hourly rates for our expertise.
High Caliber Personnel
Our factual investigators, surveillance specialists and quality assured process servers have extensive industry experience and high standards of professionalism.
High ethical standards
We maintain the highest standards of moral, ethical and legal conduct in all duties undertaken. This is also stated in our client service agreement where we stipulate that we will maintain these standards at all times.
Your investigations will be conducted in strict privacy and confidentiality and in accordance with strict confidentiality agreements. All files and evidence is stored in a secure environment ensuring your private matter remains confidential.
Capacity to cover Gold Coast, Brisbane and Northern NSW Cases (and other districts on a case by case basis)
Whilst our primary service area is the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Northern NSW and surrounds, we will, by agreement extend our services further afield.