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James Copenhaver is the Orlando Private Investigator

James A. Copenhaver

James A. Copenhaver is The Orlando Private Investigator. James was born and raised in Charleston, WV. James attended high school in Central Florida. After graduation, James had his sights and heart set on becoming a Police Officer.

In 2005 with over 25 years of service and investigative experience, at the Local, State and Federal levels, James retired from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and was the founder of Copenhaver & Associates Inc. which is located in the heart of Central Florida, in downtown Orlando.

James has become an expert in Criminal/Civil investigations, as he has been involved in hundreds of investigations, arrests and assisted in the prosecution of these cases. Mr. Copenhaver was a sworn Federal agent assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I. Task Force), and the United States Marshall Service, where he gained experience in and conducted investigations within the Federal system. While assigned to the F.B.I., Mr. Copenhaver worked Undercover, Investigating Narcotics Violators, and National Security matters.

James was also assigned to the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, where he worked as an Undercover Narcotics Agent. During his assignment with the M.B.I., he authored hundreds of arrest warrants, search warrants and title 3 (wire taps).

The Investigative Team of Copenhaver & Associates Inc. offers many investigative solutions, and would be honored to assist with your matter. Our firm combine’s extremely talented and experienced partners and associate investigators, who are Former Law Enforcement Officers or Licensed Private Investigators, each with over 15 years of experience.

Copenhaver & Associates Inc. is a well-established Private Investigative firm, providing a variety of Professional Investigative Solutions, Research, and Intelligence Gathering Services.

Copenhaver & Associates Inc. will consult with you, the client, and will update you on our progress and allow you to direct our resources when necessary. We provide our clients with confidential written reports, as well as any records research, photographs, surveillance videos, written or recorded witness statements, which may needed to meet your individual case.

James is a news contributor as a Law Enforcement expert, making regular appearances on HLN, CNN, Jane Velez Mitchell, CFL News 13, Fox 35, 6 News and other shows, including radio stations in the U.S.


Copenhaver & Associates provides private investigation, intelligence and surveillance services and operates on a Local, State and National level.

Contact our office for more information or to discuss our Private Investigation services.

Call or text us now (407) 947-6595 

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