Jim Deering, 9/11/2013, Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan
Deering Investigations is a registered and verified Veteran Owned Business
Deering Investigations is a proud member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
Deering Investigations is proud to offer Notary Services
Jim Deering is a Certified Franchise Executive through the International Franchise Association
We are a proud member of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce

Who Are We

We are a full service private investigation agency operating in the State of Florida.

Our Mission

To provide our clients with business, legal or personal intelligence in fact based reports.

What We Do

We gather data, verify facts and record information for client’s business, legal or personal needs.

Our Chief Investigator - Jim Deering

Jim had dual careers, one in the United States Army Military Police and one as a Certified Franchise Executive.

Jim enlisted in the United States Army in his teens and served nearly 30 years in the Military Police Corps, almost half of those years on active duty.  Jim retired from the Military Police Corps in 2015 with the rank of Major. His overseas tours included two 13 month tours in the Republic of South Korea and a one year activation in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.  Jim had many roles in the military including Law Enforcement Operations Officer, Security Platoon Leader, Special Reaction Team Commander, Law Enforcement Company Commander, Criminal Investigation Command (CID) Supervisor, Provost Marshal Office Senior Desk Sergeant, Battle Captain, and Anti Terrorism Officer.  He was Distinguished Honor Graduate of his Military Police Officer Basic course and Distinguished Honor Graduate of the Military Police Officer Advanced Course.  Jim has reviewed and or conducted hundreds of cases from criminal to administrative including traffic accident investigations, contractor collusion, assaults, DUIs, robberies, and sexual harassment/sexual assault. Documenting facts is nothing new to him!

On the civilian side, Jim earned his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Florida in 1992 and immediately went to work for a franchised based company in Jacksonville Florida.  Over the next 27 years, he became a recognized leader and expert in the franchise industry earning and maintaining  the coveted Certified Franchise Executive Designation (CFE) from the International Franchise Association Education Foundation.  He has performed in senior management roles in multiple national and international franchise companies including Paul Davis Systems, Wingstop Restaurants, Chester’s Chicken, Port City Java, RimTyme Custom Wheels, Mr. Rekey and others. Jim became adept at handling the complexities of the federal and state franchise regulations.  His specialties including franchise development systems, real estate site selection, training and operations, and franchise mediation. 

Jim founded Deering Investigations LLC as a way to combine his extensive business and military law enforcement backgrounds.

Would you like to open a case?

Just give us a call at 386-259-8969 or email info@DeeringInvestigations.com.