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Marlin's Special Investigations


MarlinMARLIN'S SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS, INC. (MSI) is an Iowa Private Investigative Agency located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Established in 1994, MSI offers a wide variety of Investigative Services for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Businesses and Private Individuals. Although we are located in Cedar Rapids, we work with clients all over Iowa including Iowa City/Coralville, Dubuque, Cedar Falls/Waterloo, Bettendorf/Davenport, Des Moines, Ames and other surrounding cities. MSI also works with clients on a national basis depending on the case.

Our Investigators are licensed, bonded and Insured. (The State of Iowa requires all Private Investigators be licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Safety). All reports and correspondance with the client are kept confidential. The initial consultation is free so please call to see if we can assist you.

Over one thousand cases have been worked over the years, providing the necessary knowledge and experience to work successfully in a multitude of situations with various degrees of difficulty.  State-of-the-art video, camera and computer resources are used to meet most investigative requirements. 

Our investigators have testified on numerous cases and can testify for your case if needed.

Jeff Marlin, a former police officer is owner of MSI and has over 20 years of investigative experience. Mike Marlin, a retired Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Special Agent has over 40 years of investigative experience. Mike is currently retired from MSI but remains on as a consultant.

Please contact us to see if we can assist you with your case.

MSI can provide a wide variety of services that can be specifically designed to focus on the client's needs. Our investigative services are used by attorneys, corporations, other private investigators, small businesses and the general public.

Some of those services offered are:

  • General Investigations
  • Criminal and Civil Investigations
  • Surveillance
  • Domestic Investigations
  • Child Custody
  • Personal Injury Investigations
  • Background Investigations
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Process Service
  • Photo and Video Documentation
  • Professional and Punctual Reports
  • Trial Court Testimony
  • Activity Checks
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Missing Persons
  • Locate Witnesses
  • Witness Statements
  • Nationwide Skip Tracing
  • Court Records Research
  • Asset Searches
  • Criminal & Civil Record Searches
  • Driver License History
  • Marriage & Divorce Records
  • Address Searches
  • SSN Verifications
  • Corporate Records
  • Bankrupticies, Liens & Judgments
  • Real Property Records
  • Professional License Verifications

Marlin's Special Investigations, Inc.

PO Box 11183
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52410-1183
Office: (319) 373-5025
Toll Free: 1-866-373-5440