​Copenhaver & Associates - The Orlando Professional Private Investigator is your Number #1 choice for Private Investigations in Orlando and Central Florida. We are Investigative experts in, Infidelity (Cheating Spouse) Surveillance. The Orlando Surveillance Private Investigator also conducts Surveillance and follow cheating spouses providing you the evidence you deserve. Our Private Investigations Firm also offers Background Checks , Asset Searches, Criminal Defense Investigations, Financial Investigations, Private Investigations and a wide range of other services locally and nationwide.  Serving Orlando and the State of Florida.

Copenhaver & Associates is also affiliated with an extensive network of investigators throughout the country and worldwide. We have provide services to clients that range from private single-users to multi-million dollar corporations. Our seasoned team is capable of handling assignments of any size, capacity and scope. We are committed to providing professional investigative services with integrity, excellence and utmost confidentiality. As such, the results we provide our clients are second to none.

James Copenhaver is also a regular News contributor with many local and network TV stations, as a Law Enforcement and Security Expert. See James Copenhaver in the News here

Clients First

Investigative services


  • Infidelity Investigations
  • Surveillance Operations
  • Traveling Affairs
  • Undercover Operations


  • Surveillance Operations
  • Undercover Operations
  • Stalking Investigations
  • Child Custody Investigations


  • Child Custody Investigations
  • Child Support Investigations
  • Stalking Emergencies
  • Elder Abuse Investigations


  • Asset Investigations
  • Background Checks
  • Locating People
  • Tenant Screening


  • Dating Website Scams
  • Social Media Investigations
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Financial/Fraud Investigations
  • Non-Compete Investigations
  • Political/Public Corruption
  • Political Oppsosition Research


  • Homicide/Murder Investigations
  • Cold Case Investigations
  • Questionable Death Investigations
  • Narcotics/Drug Investigations
  • Sex Crimes Investigations
  • Blackmail Investigations 
  • Crime Scene Investigations

James A. Copenhaver

Dedicated Service

James has over 25 years of investigative experience, at the Local, State and Federal and in the private sector. James served as a Deputy Sheriff with the Brevard County and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and is the founder of Copenhaver & Associates Inc. which is located in the heart of Central Florida, in downtown Orlando.


James has become an expert in Criminal/Civil investigations, as he has been involved in hundreds of investigations, arrests and assisted in the prosecution of these cases. Mr. Copenhaver was a sworn Federal agent assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I. Task Force), and the United States Marshall Service, where he gained experience in and conducted investigations within the Federal system. While assigned to the F.B.I., Mr. Copenhaver worked Undercover, Investigating Narcotics Violators, and National Security matters

Team Effort

The Investigative Team of Copenhaver & Associates Inc. offers many investigative solutions, and would be honored to assist with your matter. Our firm combine’s extremely talented and experienced partners and associate investigators, who are Former Law Enforcement Officers or Licensed Private Investigators, each with over 15 years of experience


Copenhaver & Associates Inc. is a well-established Private Investigative firm, providing a variety of Professional Investigative Solutions, Research, and Intelligence Gathering Services


Copenhaver & Associates Inc. will consult with you, the client, and will update you on our progress and allow you to direct our resources when necessary. We provide our clients with confidential written reports, as well as any records research, photographs, surveillance videos, written or recorded witness statements, which may needed to meet your individual case


James is a news contributor as a Law Enforcement expert, making regular appearances on HLN, CNN, Jane Velez Mitchell, CFL News 13, Fox 35, 6 News and other shows, including radio stations in the U.S

in the news

James Copenhaver is a News Contributor

The Orlando Private Investigator and Private Investigations in Orlando is the Firm of Copenhaver & Associates Inc. and is the #1 choice for personal investigation services. Mr. Copenhaver is a  regular news contributors as a Law Enforcement experts. James and his private investigative team make regular appearances on HLN, CNN, Jane Velez Mitchell, CFL News 13, Fox 35, 6 News and other shows, including radio stations in the U.S.  The Orlando Private investigator is a professional Private investigator and news contributor

James Copenhaver The Private Investigator also appears on I.D. Discovery and Snapped T.V. His  Team of Private Investigators regulary appears on several News stations, speaking about high profile criminal,  civil, and mass shootings.   James Copenhaver has been interviewed on on many high profile cases, George Zimmerman, Casey Anthony, Sandy Hook School killings, Colorado movie shooting suspect James Holmes

media appearances


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Copenhaver & Associates

214 N Goldenrod Rd, Orlando, Florida 32807, United States

(407) 947-6595