Western Investigations: A Trusted Nationwide Detective Agency

Established in 1996 by Patrick R. Schneemann in San Diego, California, Western Investigations was founded with a mission to provide top-tier investigative services to the public. Over the past 20 years, the agency has held a California Private Investigator License and expanded its operations to include licensing in the State of Utah in 2017.

While our reach extends throughout California and other western states, Western Investigations remains committed to maintaining close oversight of every case from our central office. We operate with a network of licensed investigators who adhere to our stringent standards and investigation policies. Our investigators provide regular updates directly to the office via email and telephone, ensuring transparency and accountability.
One aspect that sets Western Investigations apart is our unique policy allowing surveillance investigators to communicate directly with clients from the field. This direct line of communication facilitates the swift transfer of valuable information without intermediaries, enhancing the likelihood of success for each investigation. This client-centric approach underscores our commitment to respecting our clients’ objectives and maintaining confidentiality.

Patrick Schneemann – California Private Detectives

Patrick R. Schneemann, a licensed private detective, brings decades of experience and expertise to Western Investigations. A Southern California native, Mr. Schneemann graduated from the University of Utah in 1992 with a BS Degree in Political Science before embarking on a career in the investigations industry. With four years of experience as an insurance fraud investigator in Orange County, Mr. Schneemann honed his skills in surveillance and witness statement collection.

Since founding Western Investigations in 1996, Mr. Schneemann has remained intimately involved in every aspect of the business. He works closely with clients and field investigators across the state to ensure the highest quality of service and attention to detail.

Private Investigator Patrick SchneemannIn addition to his investigative work, Mr. Schneemann was selected to host a television show for CBS called “My Other Life” in 2006. Although the show never aired, the experience reinforced the importance of private investigation in reuniting loved ones and highlighted the emotional impact of investigative work.

Patrick R. Schneemann values family above all else, having been married for 32 years and raising seven children with his wife. This commitment to family underscores the ethos of Western Investigations, where we approach each case with empathy and understanding, recognizing the profound impact our work may have on spouses, parents, and children alike.

Schneemann Family

At Western Investigations, we take pride in the work we do, knowing that every case we handle has the potential to bring families together and provide closure to our clients. As a family-owned company, we perform our work with integrity, professionalism, and the utmost respect for the families we serve.

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