Criminal Background Check

When you hire a new employee for your business, you need to be sure that individual comes with a sterling record. The same is true when you look for a babysitter for your children, or a renter for a property that you own. There are times when you need a federal background check to have an accurate and detailed picture of who you’re dealing with. In terms of business partners and family connections, it can be a matter of your livelihood and safety. It’s a matter of finding possible sex offenders, past criminal records and other important information. At those times, you need a criminal background check done on the individual in question. That’s where Nighthawk steps in. We offer the best background check service available.

From the local to federal level, we have you covered. Whether you’re in Deer Run or North Highlands, criminal background checks cover any public website or databases. We also search private sources from across the globe. When it comes to your business associates or family, you deserve nothing but the best. You deserve to know if a potential employee has a criminal past. Make sure you know what you’re getting when you hire someone. We can find anything from their aliases, known associates, maiden names, court records and national criminal records.


  • review rating 5  This is an outstanding company with outstanding investigators! Highly professional and extremely good at what they do. The founder and owner of the company is quite famous and has been in the business for years. What's also great about this company is they have not only ex-military investigators but they also have a retired NSA Army counter-intelligence agent working with them now. I highly recommend this company for any type of Private Investigations especially in San Diego County, Orange County, and Los Angeles County. I have heard their Northern California office is outstanding as well but I have only had first-hand experience with the Southern California office which has been top notch. I went through all of the reviews for the company and I agree with all of them except for the girl that claimed they stole her money. I thought that was an interesting comment as most likely what happened is she paid them a small amount of money to probably get surveillance on something and unfortunately private investigators cannot make miracles happen and it is not like Hollywood movies where they can push a button and get video footage from inside the bedroom from 10000 miles away. So if that person does not do something sketchy or suspicious during the time frame the private investigator is watching him or her, then there's nothing that they can do about it. I don't know if I would call that stealing but I think if you want really good results from utilizing a private investigator you should allow them one full day or more to perform the investigation. That way if anything at all happens they're definitely going to be able to find it. Especially this company. They definitely perform above and beyond from what I've seen working with other PIs.

    thumb Matt Vega
  • review rating 5  Great company, reliable and helped me right away. I would recommend them to anyone looking for an efficient investigator. Saved me money too.

    thumb Corbin Grell
  • review rating 5  I have worked with Nighthawk on several occasions and couldn't speak highly enough. They are extremely professional and honest with good ethics and provide best private investigation in San Diego.

    thumb Eddie Albert
  • review rating 5  I suspected my fiancé was cheating and hired them. My suspicions were true and I got the proof I needed. Better to have known before saying I do.

    thumb Chris M
  • review rating 5  I would absolutely recommend them to anyone looking for a good PI.

    thumb Elite E

Federal Background Check

We know that you want the most accurate and complete information about the people you do business with. And it’s also true that some records can be inaccurate or incomplete. That’s why we offer federal background checks as part of our services. With a federal background check, you have access to far more information and records that cross state lines. Similar to a criminal background check, that means if a contractor had to leave another state because of shady business practices, you’ll know about it. Or if a renter from out of town is delinquent on other payments, you wont be left holding the bag. Federal background checks make certain that situations like those do not fall through the cracks. That way you can steer clear of suspicious individuals, and save yourself the headache of dealing with them later.

Best Background Check Service

Nighthawk Private Investigations is a premier background check company, and offers the best background check service that you will find anywhere in California. We search billions of records from multiple databases. Whether it involves a criminal background check, a check for employment, or your own personal use, our investigations are comprehensive and accurate. We have access to any of the many publicly available websites and databases that aggregate information. And we sift for the information that is the most relevant to you. You can be confident going forward with hiring that nanny or going to a new doctor, and you can trust your home to a renter that passed one of our comprehensive checks.

“They have always been prompt, professional and efficient so we don’t hesitate to call them every time we are in need of investigative services.”
-Jack Adams, Owner of Consumer’s Choice Pest Control

Our Locations

For your convenience, we have regional offices.
Serving all of Northern, Central, Southern California.

Northern California

Southern California

San Jose

Address: 2880 Zanker Rd, Ste. #203, San Jose, Ca 95134
Phone: (408) 603.1850 
(408) 432.7235

San Diego

Address: 12707 High Bluff Drive, Ste. #200, San DIego, Ca 92130
Phone: (858) 436.5286
(858) 794.1450

Laguna Hills

Address: 23046 Avenida De La Carlota, Ste. 600, Laguna Hills, Ca 92653
Phone: (949) 229.7292

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