James Cole (408) 981-2487

       About James Cole:

  • Honorably Discharged U.S. Navy Veteran
  • Retired Peace Officer
  • California Licensed Private Investigator #27769
  •  25 years of experience in law enforcement,security and Investigations . Cole and Associates is licensed by the California department of consumer affairs- Bureau of investigative and security services.We are fully insured for your protection and members in good standing of the California Association of Licensed Investigators.


Professional services

Cole and Associates are surveillance experts. We specialize in providing time/date stamped videotape along with comprehensive written reports using todays most advanced methods.Our vast array of equipment ranges from standard 35 mm cameras to digital 4K hi definition video along with miniature , virtually undetectable high definition body-worn digital video cameras. We have infra-red and powerful zoom lenses for recording from great distances and or at night. Located on the beautiful California central coast and available for assignments from the San Francisco bay area to Los Angeles/suburbs.

* Workers Compensation 

* Personal Injury

* Domestic Issues

* Background Checks

* Asset Checks

* Missing Persons



Contact Us

We are available 24 hours a day to discuss your case or to simply answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Contact us today for your investigative needs.

(408) 981-2487

Cole and Associates Investigations

P.O. Box 5216 Santa Maria, California 93456

408 981 2487