National Capital Investigative Service, LLC

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About National Capital Investigative Service, LLC

We are a discreet & confidential Private Investigative Agency, specializing in the following:

  • Private Investigations. (Civil-Criminal-Domestic)
  • Surveillance Operations. (Monitoring & Management)
  • Organization Infiltration Operations.
  • Political Opposition Research.
  • Corporate Competitive Intelligence.
  • Covert-Video Systems. (Hidden Cameras)
  • Technical Surveillance Countermeasures.
  • Bug & Wiretap Detection & Sweeps.
  • Asset & Personnel Trackers.
  • Vehicle & Package Trackers.
  • Remote-View, Long-Range Surveillance Systems.
  • Surveillance Systems for Residential, Commercial, Industrial, & Institutional Applications, in Urban, Rural, & Remote Environments

Covertly Monitor your Office or Business, Home or Vacation Property, Boat or Airplane, Cabin or Remote Assets, without anyone realizing that your watching.

Serving Our Clients Since 1986. Our Clients Include Governments, Embassies, Fortune 500's, Celebrities, Professional Athletes, and VIP's.

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Services

We specialize in numerous types of investigations, with an emphasis in the following areas. Undercover Surveillance Operations including Long-Range and Mobile, Hidden Cameras also known as Covert Video, Bug & Wiretap Detection also known as TSCM, Vehicle, Package and Personnel Tracking, Missing Person-Witness-Defendant Locates, Asset Discovery, Organization Infiltration, Political Opposition Research, Defensive Counter-Strike Operations, Corporate Competitive Intelligence, Divorce, Domestic & Civil Litigation Support, among others.

Brands

The best Surveillance Equipment available. Most Covert Video Surveillance Systems are Custom Manufactured by us. Some are assembled using Military Grade Commercially Manufactured Components. Others are assembled using consumer grade components. It really depends on what your budget will allow.

Questions and Answers

  • How did you get started?
Legal Background, which led to an Intelligence Background, which led to Independent Contracting and Consulting with Government Agencies, Law Enforcement, Law Firms, Corporations, Celebrities, Politicians, and Individuals & Entities who have National and International Reputations and Fortunes to protect.
  • What are you most proud of?
The Investigation and Surveillance of which I am most proud is Classified. For obvious reasons, it can not be discussed or disclosed in any manner or context, implied, theoretical or otherwise.The other cases of which I am quite proud are of numerous characteristics. One client was a Defendant in a Divorce Case, wrongfully accused of being abusive to his spouse. We obtained exculpatory evidence which clearly illustrated that the Plaintiff who was his wife had fabricated claims of abuse in order to obtain a favorable decision in her Divorce Case. When we conducted our Surveillance, we found that she had been having an Affair for almost a year with a co-worker, and intended to Divorce her Husband so that she could Marry said co-worker. She had been advised by her best friend to fabricate the allegations of abuse to cover for her own Infidelity. Her best friend and co-worker were served with Subpoenas, and did not want to be exposed publicly, so the Plaintiff settled the case favorably and to my clients satisfaction rather than suffer the humiliation of being discovered as a fraud.
  • How can we save money hiring you?
In this current economic environment just about everyone needs to acquire bargains. There is a time and a place for that, and we understand completely. I would advise any prospective client that saving money in this arena is best achieved by relaying all of the facts us as accurately as you can. Be as honest a possible, even if it is embarrassing. We can help you greatly if we are not surprised by inconvenient facts which may be uncovered inadvertently. We can advise and assist you properly if we know what we may encounter up front. The facts are crucial in determining what direction our Investigation will take. If we are wasting time in areas that should rightfully and prudently be ignored it is time and money wasted. Avoid it by disclosing case particulars to us fully.
  • What is important to know about your profession?
I'd like customers to take one hour of their time, and try to conduct a Surveillance. They will quickly learn that there are obstacles so numerous to conducting a proper Surveillance that they will be thrilled to never have to attempt it themselves again. Just imagine how difficult it would be for a novice attempting to remain close enough to the subject or target of the Surveillance without being detected by him. Driving while using a video camera, two way radio, cell phone, and tracking software on a Laptop or iPad, avoiding accidents, potholes, detours, traffic jams, road construction, road hazards, idiot drivers, weather conditions and any police who will be quite annoyed at seeing you using a video camera while driving. That is of course if you haven't already either lost the subject of the surveillance, or caused an accident while conducting said Surveillance. Need I say more?
  • What we may not know about you?
How diligent I am about obtaining evidence that will enhance your case, while simultaneously ensuring your privacy from intrusion by your adversary. I am your advocate, and your partner in your Investigation and or Surveillance. I will require your complete honesty in every area, even if it is embarrassing. I will require your full disclosure, complete cooperation, immediate communication and detailed attention to every aspect of your case if I am to complete the required objective. We have to work as a team to ensure a favorable outcome.
  • Do you offer any service after finishing the work?
We can provide Written Investigative Reports, Investigative Memos, Video Surveillance Footage, Digital Still Pictures, Court Testimony, and any other Information and Documentation that might be helpful to your case, all of which will be discussed in depth, and agreed upon at your Initial Consultation.
  • What kind of questions do customers ask you?
Q. How much do you charge?Q. Can we obtain evidence in my case?
  • What questions should a customer ask before hiring you?
How long have you been an Investigator?What is the likelihood of successfully obtaining evidence in my case?What factors might determine whether or not the evidence obtained will be useful in my case?How can we keep the costs of the Investigation to a minimum?
  • What types of jobs are the most common?
Domestic Cases, involving Issues of Divorce, Separation, Custody, Division of Assets such as Real Estate, Marital Property, Pensions, Investments, Inheritances, Alimony, Child Support, Spousal or Household Contributions, Insurance, etc. Marital Infidelities, Abuse, Neglect, Harassment, Threats of Intimidation, etc.
  • How many projects do you average in a year?
That's a question that depends on several factors. The Complexity of each case, Length of each case, Obstacles to securing evidence, Court Schedules, Litigant Schedules, Economic Conditions, the Clients ability to afford services, whether or not the case is local or out of area, Opposition Capabilities, Current Staff Assignments, etc.
  • What do you recommend to know before hiring you?
Information will depend on what type of case it is. If were conducting a Surveillance, the more information we have the more complete we can be. Any of the following information will be helpful. Some you may have, some you may not.Case Particulars. History between the parties. Background information that will assist us in commencing our Investigation. Pictures, Personal Data, Full Name, Any Known Aliases, Residential Address, Date of Birth, Employment, Vehicle Description, Tag Number, Known Associates, Including suspected girlfriend or boyfriend, etc.
Washington, DC 20004
   (202) 409-7628
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Engaged John to find a defendant in my case. He not only found him but also served him with the lawsuit I filed. I tried another agency that could not even find the defendant. John found him fast and at a good price. I will definitely recommend his services to others.

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I hired National Capital Investigative Service to conduct a surveillance of my prospective fiance during the Memorial Day Holiday of 2016. They produced great results. Their surveillance took them from NYC all the way to North Carolina and they followed her all the way. They were expensive but did outstanding work.

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Mr. Cloutier has conducted extensive investigative work for our company. He is very dedicated and committed to accomplishing the goal. I would recommend his services for service of process and investigative/stake out work. Very professional and always pleasant! Thank you John for all that you have done.

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Husband claimed to be working lots of hours, never home, I knew somethings up. I retained Johns Agency to find out whats up. They got video of him on valentines day delivering flowers to girlfriend in a condo in Bethesda. Stayed there almost all night while he was in his words "Working". Got a lawyer last week. Divorce filed. Lawyer said great video, good job.

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Exceptional Detective Agency. We were a client of NCIS in the late 1990's. We hired them to find the employee responsible for stealing over 40 high-end laptops. They installed over a dozen hidden cameras in our facility, and in 48 hours we caught our thief, terminated his employment, prosecuted him and recovered most of our losses. We hired them again in January of this year and got similar results in a similar type of case. They have since installed a permanent covert video system for us.

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Contracted with them to watch my husband on Christmas Day and New Years Eve. They did a great job. Got video of him with girlfriend at Christmas Dinner when he was supposed to be working. Got video of him at a Hotel on New Years Eve with her again while he again was supposed to be working.

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I knew my husband was cheating. John proved it over the Thanksgiving weekend. Got great video. My slimy cheating soon-to-be ex signed the settlement agreement without hesitation. Said he didn't want the video to be revealed in court. Glad I hired John. Great surveillance guy.

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I hired them to track my ex who was an unfit mother but still had custody. They proved that my allegations about her were true. I got custody of my son because of their surveillance. It worked and I got justice because of their help.

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They worked a case for us in D.C., acquired some incredible video implicating our opposition in a Tortuous Interference Case. We were able to extract a large settlement as a result. Best Investigator we've used so far.

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We used them on a child custody case, they did a great job. Proved the father was unfit for child custody due to the video surveillance that John provided. Highly recommended. Excellent investigator.

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Hired John at NCIS to conduct an investigations into my now Ex-Wife's exploits with other men. He got excellent results and she settled the divorce case on my terms rather than have some extremely embarrassing and highly explicit surveillance footage released into evidence. In my opinion NCIS is the Agency to hire.

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I hired 2 other private investigators and neither got results.
When I hired National Capital, they were quick to respond, began working the case immediately, kept me updated, and caught my Husband with his Girlfriend by setting up a Surveillance, and monitoring their movements. The video was clear and convincing evidence for my Divorce Case.

THANK YOU JOHN, GREAT WORK.

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