Our Professional Investigators On Your Team

Cook and Associates has over 50 years of experience providing superior and comprehensive services in any investigative situation that you may require. Whether you are looking for background checks, process service, litigation support, witness interviews, or have other investigation needs, our highly-trained staff are eager to assist you in tracking down the details. You won't need a private investigator to track down our record. Our team of dedicated professionals has an extensive resume of public service and private enterprise. We don't need to boast, our record speaks for itself.

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Chris Cook - Owner and Lead Investigator

BA in Sociology from Humboldt State University; 28 years experience in field of investigations and process services; former senior investigator for the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office; performed complex investigations in the area of homicide, parental abductions, elder abuse, narcotics, financial abuse, sexual assault, child abuse, and family law matters; former Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff; licensed and bonded process server; member of California Association of Licensed Investigators; Member of Humboldt County Legal Professionals Association. Established Cook & Associates in 2004.

Bill Cook - Investigator  |  Consultant

BA in Criminal Justice from Sacramento State University; 26 years experience in investigations and process services; former sergeant for the Humboldt County Sheriff Department; performed complex investigations in the areas of robbery, burglary, assaults, arson, bomb cases and identity theft; retired military, Green Berets / Special Forces; licensed and bonded process server; Former U.S. Olympics Security Task Force member; member of the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce; member of McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.


Humboldt County Private Investigators


CALI - California Association of Licensed Investigators

Nationwide Contacts and Associates

As a member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators, Cook & Associates has contacts available throughout California and nationwide. Working with our associates and contacts throughout the country, we can provide exceptional confidential services to large business organizations and individuals.