Bruce Olson, Bruce R. Olson, Licensed Private Detective

As a Minnesota and Iowa Licensed Private Detective, I offer professional investigative services to attorneys, businesses and private individuals throughout southern Minnesota and northern Iowa - I predominantly work personal injury and criminal defense investigations. I am also a Permit to Carry pistol instructor and an approved trainer for Initial and Continuing armed training for PI's and PA's.

I have more than 18 years of investigative experience. Conducting background investigations, computer assisted investigation, locating people and documentation, conducting interviews, preparing reports, and taking written or recorded statements are the fundamental components of the services I offer. Please visit my webpage for additional information



33996 641st Ave
Gibbon, MN 55335

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Accident Investigations, Auto, Background Investigations, Bodyguard / Executive Protection, Civil Investigation, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Investigations / Defense, Defense, Document Examination, Drunk Driving Defense, Executive Protection, Firearms, Guard Service, Personal Injury, Photography, Public Interest Investigations, Skip Trace, Trial Preparation

Coverage Area


Iowa, South Dakota

Minnesota Private Investigator License: 1051

Minnesota Protective Agent License: 1182

Counties Covered: Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Waseca, Watonwan, Yellow Medicine

Iowa Private Investigator License: 1369

Counties Covered: Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Hancock, Kossuth, Lyon, O Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sioux, Winnebago

Counties Covered: Brookings, Grant, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody, Roberts, Union


Please see my website for additional details.

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