When Trust Is An Issue, You Can Count On Cowan Investigations

Our team of private investigators will help you develop an investigative strategy to uncover the facts. Whether you need personal investigations or complex investigative services, our team is here to assist you.

Bob Cowan - Owner of Cowan Investigations, a New Jersey Private Investigator

About Cowan Investigations

Founded by Former Jersey City Police Chief Bob Cowan

Cowan Investigations is a full-service New Jersey Private Investigation Firm founded by Former Jersey City Police Chief Bob Cowan. We truly believe that trust is an absolute foundation for any investigation. This is why over the years, we have worked diligently to develop and build upon the trust that our clients have provided us. We have worked in the investigative industry long enough to understand that clients expect more than just high-tech gear and effort, our clients expect results. This trust along with our tenacity for investigations has contributed to our outstanding success rate.

Our team includes Jersey City Police Captain Joe Ascolese (Ret), Deputy Chief Tom Cowan (Ret), and (Ret) Captain Brian Duval from the Hudson County Prosecutors Office. From street cops to Private Investigators, we are prepared to put our vast wealth of experience and knowledge to work for you.

Get Started with a Private Investigator You Can Trust. Contact Former Jersey City Police Chief Bob Cowan For a Free 30-minute Consultation.

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Cheating Spouse

If your instinct tells you something in your relationship is not right, and you suspect your partner is cheating, then you might need to find out if your suspicions are correct. Let us find and gather the hard evidence you need to determine how to best move forward in your relationship.

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Cohabitation Investigations

With 35 years of experience in the field, our team possesses an incredibly deep and nuanced understanding of how to obtain legally admissible evidence. You can trust our investigation will be thorough and professional from the inception of the investigation until our appearance in a New Jersey Court.

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Child Custody

When fighting for the legal or physical custody of your children, retaining the services of a skilled private investigator in combination with a qualified, local NJ lawyer can go a long way in making your case. Our teams’ detailed knowledge of the court system can help you acquire the legal evidence you need for presentation in a New Jersey Family Court.

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Litigation Support

If you are an attorney retained by a client in either a civil or criminal case having a need for litigation support and/or expert witness who possesses a substantial background in the conducting of investigations, contact Cowan Investigations, we will put our vast experience to work for you.

Background Checks

Backgrounds are a crucial aspect of any private investigation case. Cases that will often require a background investigation include divorce-related investigations, alimony elimination investigations, child custody investigations to protect the health, welfare, and rights of children, and witness screenings.  

Asset Searches

Our hidden bank account and brokerage searches can legally find all bank accounts Nationwide. Best of all, the individual who is the subject of our search will never know that you are searching for their hidden bank and brokerage accounts. Using proprietary software, the private investigator is able to locate hidden assets like no other investigation firm is able to.

Our Google Reviews

I approached Cowan Investigations from out of state with a delicate situation that needed to be handled in NJ and Liz made me feel at ease and in good hands immediately! Both Liz and Bob reviewed my case and got back to be the same day with a great price and additional suggestions to make sure I was satisfied with the planning they had come up with. It was important to me for all parties involved in my case to feel comfortable and Liz and Bob definitely fit the bill! They took the time to gather all the information needed and completely exceeded my expectations. I originally chose to call Cowan Investigations because of the professional website and Bob’s credentials, but it was the personal care and service that cemented their agency for me. Thanks again Liz!!

If you find yourself in need of a PI, I can assure you that retaining Cowan Investigations is 100% the right choice. Bob and his wife Liz worked tirelessly to assist me with a very challenging situation and ultimately were able to exceed my highest expectations in terms of obtaining evidence. I truly cannot thank them enough for the level of care and professionalism they brought to my case.

I would highly recommend Cowan Investigations. From the time you speak to Liz on the phone until the time Bob is finished with the investigation you will always know what is going on, what is taking place, and what they found. You will be provided with detailed information and surveillance. Bob is very well trained in this field and will provide you with outstanding work. Both Bob and Liz are very compassionate and caring people and make you feel comfortable through the whole process. At the end of the investigation you’ll know that you have hired the right people for the job.

Worked with Bob during his tenure as the former Chief of the Jersey City Police Department. All I can say is that you will be getting what you pay for with this results driven company.

A leader within the industry with over 34+ years in law enforcement as well as a proven track record of accomplishments in the field. If I needed a private investigator, Cowan Investigations would be my first choice, hands down.

As a retired Deputy Police Chief with the Jersey City Police Department I had the privilege of working with Bob Cowan for over 25 years. Bob is an honest and ethical professional who shows empathy towards people in unfortunate situations. Bob’s objective analysis and evaluation of an issue enables him to address the true problem at hand. His strong analytical abilities coupled with thorough research and attention to detail make him an ideal private investigator. I know his clients will receive a comprehensive detailed report that will stand up in any hearing or court of law. Bob is a high-caliber dedicated professional who will give it his all to address the issues at hand and achieve results.

Our Google Reviews

Mr. Cowan is exceptional. He’s sharp-witted and ahead of the curve. He was very patient and helpful with me. Should have come to him sooner. Thank you again and continue to provide great service.

Frank Rodriguez

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