Jeff Long, Hanover Consulting Group, LLC

Hanover Consulting Group, LLC is a leading provider of thorough and meticulous investigations. Our primary objective is to assist you in minimizing risk and facilitating well-informed decisions in business, professional, or personal matters. Drawing upon our extensive expertise, we offer comprehensive investigations encompassing a range of areas, including business and workplace inquiries, due diligence examinations, background screenings (personal or professional), and Law Firm Case Preparation. By leveraging our expertise, we ensure thorough and detailed investigations, facilitating a deeper understanding of potential risks and enabling our clients to make well-informed choices.

We have two coverage areas in Minnesota, the metro area of Minneapolis/St Paul, as well as the counties surrounding the cities of Waker, Grand Rapids, Mille Lacs, and Longville.



13609 Irving Avs S
Burnsville, MN 55337

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We accept calls 24/7 each day of the week.


Asset Checks, Background Investigations, Bank and Accounting Fraud, Civil Investigation, Civil Liberty Investigations, Corporate Investigations, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Investigations / Defense, Defense, Elder Abuse Investigations, Identity Theft, Insurance, Missing Persons, Missing Pets / Animals, Personal Injury, Probate, Probate / Missing Heirs, Public Interest Investigations, Public Record Searches, Skip Trace, Trial Preparation, White Collar Crime, Workplace Investigations

Coverage Area

Minnesota Private Investigator License: 2360

Counties Covered: Aitkin, Anoka, Beltrami, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Dakota, Hennepin, Hubbard, Itasca, McLeod, Mille Lacs, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wadena, Washington, Wright


Jeff Long, founder and principal consultant, is a licensed private investigator. He has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, including 10 years as a Detective and Detective Supervisor, 15 years in law enforcement leadership, and 5 years as a private investigator.

Jeff is a graduate of Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command and the FBI National Academy and is trained in the Reid Technique of Investigative Interviewing and Advanced Interrogation.

Throughout the last 15 years of his law enforcement career, Jeff was the Deputy Chief and Chief of Police in Edina Minnesota, and the Chief of Police in Lakeville Minnesota.

As a police detective, he spent many years investigating complex financial crimes, vulnerable adult crimes, fraud, identity theft, and violent crime.

He has used his prior training and skills to assist businesses, municipalities, law offices, and individuals with investigations related to due diligence, pre-employment background checks, legal case interviews for attorneys, and other private investigative needs.

In addition, Jeff is leveraging his three decades of public safety experience to provide consulting services to public safety agencies. Hanover Consulting Group has expertise in project management, property room audits, body-worn camera audits, and management guidance for police departments.

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