About Peña Investigations

Private Investigators Determined To Meet Your Needs

We provide high quality, discreet, and confidential investigation services for all of California. We serve law firms, individuals, business owners, and law enforcement. Some of our investigation services include but are not limited to service of process, asset searches, electronic data recovery, background checks, digital forensics, skip tracing, undercover surveillance, and explosive sweeps.

Our commitment to you is unmatched once we accept your case. We leave no stone unturned as we go above and beyond for you to find the truth. When Peña Investigations is on the job you can expect to get all the information you need to present your case.

We take professionalism very seriously when it comes to your life and finances. We do what is expected of us, exceptionally well. We listen to your needs, discover a game plan, conduct research, and put together reliable evidence. You can always expect us to deliver what we promise. Being skilled, dedicated, reliable, honest, and compassionate is very important to us.

We Are Professional

We take Professionalism very seriously when it comes to your Life & Finances. We do what is expected of us, Exceptionally Well. We listen to your needs, discover a game plan, conduct research and put together reliable evidence. Our investigators are discreet, empathetic, and determined.

We Are Thorough

We leave “No Stone Unturned” and go above and beyond to find the truth for you. Being thorough is what we pride ourselves on and when Peña Investigations is on the job you can expect to get all the data you need to present your case. Problem solving and perseverance are our main focus.

We Are Dependable

You can always expect us to deliver what we promise. Being reliable, honest, and compassionate is very important to us personally and for our profession. You will experience dependability from the beginning to the end when working with Peña Investigations.

Our Process

Each case is conducted under the guidelines of conduct established by the National Council of Investigators & Security Services (NCISS) accompanied by a clear understanding of laws governing privacy and fair claims practices.​ Our investigators are all licensed, bonded, and insured.

We will provide you a free consultation so we can discover your needs

We will discover a game plan together based on your ultimate goals

We will provide you with a price quote and a time frame

You will be assigned an agent that will investigate your case

We will keep you informed every step of the way

We will hand over a detailed report of our investigation findings

Fred Peña

Founder & Investigation Strategist

  • Fred started his career in 2001 with the Sonoma County Probation Department as a Juvenile Correctional Counselor. He then graduated from Sonoma State University where he majored in Criminal Justice and a minor in Mexican American Studies.
  • He then was hired by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s office as a Correctional Officer. Which led to him Joining Santa Rosa Police Department as a Police Officer in 2005.
  • He had the opportunities to become a POST certified Firearms Instructor, POST certified Arrest and Control Instructor, Force Options Simulator Instructor, BPAD Evaluator, member on the Mobile Support Team, and year K9 Handler with a apprehension and narcotics Dog.
  • He currently and have been for the past 11 years Adjunct Faculty at The Santa Rosa Junior College. He teaches at the Public Safety Training Center, Arrest and Control, Use of Force, PC 832 Powers of Arrest, PC 832 Firearms, POST Arrest and Control Instructor Course.
  • He attended and completed the POST Background Investigator Course and has a Masters of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership.

Featured Solutions

Fiduciary Investigations

For when you feel there has been a breach in trust, a business associate has maybe embezzled funds, or a partner is not being transparent enough. Our fraud and fiduciary investigators can help solve these types of cases by finding where the money went and how it was done.

Background Checks

When a private business or persons want to employ people who are going to handle valuables or valuable information; you want to protect your business. You do so by knowing who is working for you. We can conduct level 1 through 3 background checks for you to prevent major surprises.

ADA Investigations

We provide Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) investigations and consulting. We will assist you in making sure you are covering yourself from liability or holding someone else accountable for not following the law. Our ADA investigation will help you make a solid decision on how to move forward.

We will never accept a case if we don't believe we can over deliver for you. If we take your case you will receive professional, thorough, and dependable investigation work. Good communication and client satisfaction is what we deliver to you!