Welcome to C.I.S.I.

Confidential Inquiries & Specialized Investigations

About Us

Confidential Inquiries & Specialized Investigations, known as C.I.S.I., is a California Licensed Private Investigations Group specializing in pre-employment background investigations for police departments and other law enforcement agencies in Southern California.


Established and licensed in 2010, 

the owner and lead investigator honorably retired after 37 years in law enforcement in California. Twenty-five of those years he was assigned to the detective bureau. Fourteen years were assigned to the Backgrounds Investigations Unit as an investigator and later as a supervisor; supervising fourteen background investigators and three support staff. The owner has experience of over 10,000 pre-employment background investigations on law enforcement applicants. 

C.I.S.I. is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of our clients by providing the highest quality of investigative service with the knowledge and expertise of conducting background checks that are legal, comprehensive and cost effective. Our investigations will meet or exceed the requirements of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) and POST compliance inspections. 

In addition to all POST Job Dimensions, our investigations will center on fact-finding job relevant factors that are essential for agencies to make informed hiring decisions. We make certain all investigations are in compliance with the hiring standards for peace officers and for police dispatchers as required by California Government Code 1031 and POST Commission Regulations.

Team associates are retired law enforcement personnel that are trained in background investigations. One associate was featured on NBC Dateline and the Discovery Show for helping solve a missing person-murder investigation.

To learn more about our services, please click on the blue tab below. We look forward to an opportunity to earn your business.