James Hessel, Emerald Investigations, Inc.

Emerald Investigations, Inc., is committed to providing you with high quality Private Investigation and Protective Agent services in the Midwest. Our law enforcement background and depth of experience, enables us to excel in the areas of surveillance, armed protection and investigations.

Website: http://www.emeraldinvestigationsinc.com/


11382 Louisiana Circle
Bloomington, MN 55438

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Background Investigations, Bodyguard, Bodyguard / Executive Protection, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Investigations / Defense, Defense, Domestic, Executive Protection, Firearms, Guard Service, Medical / Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury, Surveillance, Workers Compensation, Workplace Investigations, Wrongful Death Investigations

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Minnesota Private Investigator License: 707

Minnesota Protective Agent License: 707

Counties Covered: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Cook, Cottonwood, Crow Wing, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Jackson, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pine, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Roseau, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, St Louis, Stearns, Steele, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wabasha, Wadena, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine


Jim Hessel founded Emerald Investigations, Inc. in 1995. Mr. Hessel retired from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in 2000. While with the BCA, Mr. Hessel provided executive protection for heads of state and foreign dignitaries. He conducted background investigations on new agents and spent over 28 years working undercover narcotics investigations.