A Professional and Experienced
Background Investigations Firm


“Mr. Fifer has a strong law enforcement background and excellent investigative skills. As a representative of our department he has presented himself in a very professional manner. Completed background investigations are very comprehensive, thorough and professionally presented. The service provided by Fifer Investigations has been a true value to our agency in time savings, scheduling, personnel commitments and related expenses. I would strongly recommend the service provided by Fifer Investigations.”

Matthew E. Harshberger, Chief of Police, City of Ypsilanti, 505 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. (734)483-8590.

“Completed background investigations are very comprehensive, thorough and professionally presented. Mr. Fifer has excellent communications skills both oral and written. The services provided by Fifer Investigations have been a true value to our agency in time savings, scheduling, personnel commitments and related expenses. I would strongly recommend the service provided by Fifer Investigations.”

George Basar, Chief of Police, Howell Police Department, 611 East Grand River, Howell, Michigan 48843. (517)540-6702

“Mr. Fifer's services were contracted in order to perform thorough and impartial background investigations on our applicants. The professionalism that Mr. Fifer demonstrated proved to be an asset to our Department….Fifer Investigations has provided the Chesterfield Township Police Department with information on applicants that was presented in an organized and very detailed package. The information was submitted in an expedient fashion which did not delay our decision on whether or not the applicant was to move forward in our process. It is my recommendation that any organization in the market to perform any type of hiring, consider Tim Fifer, of Fifer Investigations, LLC, to complete background investigations to help ensure the best candidate is selected to fit the position.”

Bruce J. Smith, Chief of Police Chesterfield Township Police Department, 46525 Continental Drive , Chesterfield , Michigan 48047 . (586)949-2112.

“Most notably, I am pleased with the timeliness within which I receive the reports. Tim Fifer will alert me to potential problems at any stage of the investigation, thus allowing me to more efficiently perform the hiring function…What I most appreciate about Tim and his company is the partnership we have formed. I am able to contact Tim at any time and strategize about situations; he willingly answers any questions that I may have; and he goes above and beyond to get me information that I need. He has proven to be an invaluable resource to me in this position. I am confident that Fifer Investigations will provide the same level of service that YCUA receives to all of its clients.”

Gwen Belcher, Director of Human Resources, Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority, 2777 State Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198. (734)484-4600

“We have employed Fifer Investigations, LLC for the past five years to perform all of our employment background investigations for new hires with the City of Ypsilanti. You will find Mr. Timothy K. Fifer's service extremely professional, quality oriented and very thorough. On numerous occasions, the City of Ypsilanti has been spared from hiring someone who was convicted of a crime, had difficulty in the workforce environment or were not truthful on their application. Mr. Fifer is highly regarded by our City administrators and any organization that utilizes the services of Fifer Investigations, LLC would be assured of a well organized and highly skilled background check.”

Judi Smith, Human Resources Generalist, City of Ypsilanti, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan. (734)483-1242

“We found Timothy Fifer, president of the company, very professional and knowledgeable…The City of Grand Blanc employees who were interviewed found him to be very fair and objective…. We found his fees were reasonable. We were very satisfied with his work, and if necessary, would hire Fifer Investigations again in the future.”

Diane M. Guzak, Personnel Director, City of Grand Blanc, 203 E. Grand Blanc Rd., Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439. (810)694-9517.

“In January of 2007, the City of Flushing contracted Fifer Investigations, LLC to complete a background investigation on three (3) individuals applying for the position of chief of Police….The detailed reports provided an excellent frame of reference for which to objectively measure the background of each of the top candidates. With the information provided, I felt confident with the recommendation for appointment, which was taken to city council for confirmation….Without hesitation, Fifer Investigations, LLC will be utilized by the City of Flushing for any future background investigations.”

Dennis J. Bow, City Manager, City of Flushing, 725 East Main Street, Flushing, Michigan 48433. (810)659-5665.

“The Charter Township of Ypsilanti has utilized Fifer Investigations, LLC for several years to conduct pre-employment background investigations of perspective Firefighters. His strong background in law enforcement and knowledge of the intricacies of criminal and driving records and where to search them out is a valuable asset. Fifer Investigations, LLC has consistently provided the Charter Township of Ypsilanti with thorough and detailed reports presented in a comprehensive and professional format….I highly recommend Fifer Investigations, LLC for background investigations.”

Joann Brinker, Human Resources Director, Charter Township of Ypsilanti, 7200 South Huron River Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. (734)484-0065.

“I would like to take this opportunity to make a recommendation based on the Wayne Fire Department's professional association over the past several years with Fifer Investigations….Mr. Fifer has demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and trustworthiness to his work and has carried out his obligations with vigor and resolve while representing the City….he is attentive to detail and also has broad experience and skills to coincide with his duties. Mr. Fifer will certainly be an asset in any investigation that you may have.”

Timothy Reynolds, Fire Chief, City of Wayne, 3300 South Wayne Road, Wayne, Michigan. (734)722-1111

“For several years, Mr. Fifer has been contracted by Pittsfield Charter Township to conduct background investigations for our municipal employees. Mr. Fifer's strong law enforcement background and excellent investigative skill have served us extremely well. Based upon the high quality and critical information that Mr. Fifer provides, Pittsfield Township has saved both time and money in ensuring that we hire the best qualified candidates. In closing, I have been extremely pleased with the work products Mr. Fifer has provided to Pittsfield Township. It is without hesitation that I would highly recommend Mr. Fifer to any organization in need of investigative services.”

Kristin Orlowski, Human Resources Manager, Pittsfield Charter Township, 6201 West Michigan Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan. (734)822-3138

“Lawrence Technological University has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Tim Fifer of Fifer Investigations since 2001. Tim exclusively performs our sensitive investigations and staff background investigations. Tim is a well credentialed, completely thorough investigator. Tim's work products are professionally presented on a very timely basis. I wholeheartedly endorse Tim Fifer and Fifer Investigations and anyone seeking the types of services Tim performs can be assured of a consistently professional job.”

Harry Butler, Director, Department of Campus Safety, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, Michigan. (248)204-3925

“I am writing to express my appreciation for the quality of service provided by Fifer Investigations during a recent background investigation of Public Safety Director Candidates. The professional manner in which these investigations were undertaken, the prompt response to my request and the quality of the report submitted speak well for your company.”

Cindy C. King, Supervisor, Van Buren Township, 46425 Tyler Road, Van Buren Township, Michigan. (734)699-8900

“I became aware of the reputation of Fifer Investigations, LLC, while discussing background investigations of new hire personnel for the City of Ypsilanti. Our police chief and personnel director spoke very highly of the quality and thoroughness of the investigations provided by Mr. Tim Fifer…He provided me with a very thorough background investigation on several applicants, which became instrumental when making the decision as to whom to hire. The investigation reports were very professional in appearance, accurate and to the point.”

James Roberts, Fire Chief, City of Ypsilanti Fire Department, 525 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, Michigan. (734)482-9778

“We have found Fifer Investigations work to be thorough, well communicated to us in both written and verbal form, prompt and ethical. Thus, we highly recommend Fifer Investigations to any law firm requiring similar services.”

Thomas E. Daniels, Pear Sperling Eggan & Muskovitz, P.C. 1349 South Huron Street, Suite 1, Ypsilanti, Michigan. (734)483-3626

“Fifer Investigations provided the information and service that my client and I needed in an expeditious and ethical manner. As a result, I highly recommend Fifer Investigations to anyone requiring similar services.”

Andrew M. Eggan, Pear Sperling Eggan & Muskovitz, P.C. 1349 South Huron Street, Suite 1, Ypsilanti, Michigan. (734)483-3626

“…I would be pleased to recommend your services. I find you reliable, credible and efficient.”

John W. Whitman, Garan Lucow Miller, P.C. 101 North Main Street, Suite 460, Ann Arbor, Michigan. (734)930-5600

“I have known and worked with Tim Fifer for over twenty years…. I know that when an assignment has to be done at a specific time and place, I can count on Tim to be there…. I would not hesitate to recommend Fifer Investigations for an assignment where you want it done fast and done right.”

Allan W. Houghton, Houghton Investigative Services, 410 Saline River Road, Saline, Michigan. (734)429-7744

“Mr. Fifer has an excellent work ethic both in his personal and professional life. He is extremely conscientious, level headed and fair. He has demonstrated good decision making abilities and sound judgment….I feel Mr. Fifer's integrity is beyond reproach. …I would not hesitate to speak of his character, and recommend him in any endeavor that he pursues.”

Bill L. King, Chief of Police, Florida International University, 11200 S.W. Eighth Street, Miami, Florida (305)348-2629

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