Professional. Trustworthy. Proven.
Professional. Trustworthy. Proven.

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South Africa Private Detectives - Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth

Our teams of private detective professionals cover the entire South Africa operating from multiple centres and are ready to assist you 24/7. Our Gauteng private detectives are centred in both Pretoria and Johannesburg whereas the Western Cape private investigators operate from Cape Town. The Eastern Cape detective teams are centred in Port Elizabeth and have responded as far afoot as Queenstown and Bhisho.
Whether you need help with evidence of a cheating spouse, employee theft, blackmail or even murder investigations, we have got your back.
Need qualified and registered private detective services?  Our professionals are ready to help you today.

Sleuth Investigative Services

Sleuth Investigative Services is headed by the private detective Dave Miller, a highly decorated former SAPS Detective. We offer private investigations and criminal investigation services, using senior investigators with extensive SAPS (CID), security and civil investigation experience.

All new private investigation mandates received are activated within one hour of the received contract.  This enable our private detectives to act without delay.  We assist in missing person investigations, serious and violent crime investigations, extortion and personal protection anywhere in South Africa.  Sleuth Investigative Services offers a total approach to investigative work that very few companies in this field can match.  Our investigation skills and testimony have been used in many of the most complex and demanding court cases in South Africa.

We often work together with certain SAPS investigation units, assisting them with intelligence information gathering and case building information. We also reconstruct crime scenes incorporating applied forensic methods using experts in the field.  Our senior private investigators have over 350 cumulative years of investigation experience.

Mr Miller and his fellow private detectives investigate across international boundaries and have an 'anything is possible' attitude.

Our detectives are members of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority

Pretoria private detective agency in Johannesburg

It is illegal to operate in South Africa as a private investigator without being a registered member of PSIRA in good standing.  Can your PI prove that he is registered?  We can.


Senior Investigator

Mr Dave Miller is a professional private investigator located in South Africa and undertakes mandates in the pursuit of excellence.  Companies, lawyers and the general public can rest assured that this private detective's confidential, professional and effective service is internationally recognized. 

He gained his investigation skills as a South African Police narcotic detective and was also a founder member of a specialized crime prevention unit, whose main task was to apprehend dangerous criminals who terrorized the community with serious and violent crime.

Mr. Miller received various recommendations and police medals for combating terrorism, ten year and twenty years faithful service, and various recommendations from the Commissioner of Police.   All this experience stands him in good stead to be the premier private detective in South Africa and deliver the wide range of private detective services you might require.

Registered Pretoria private detective agency. Headquartered in Johannesburg. Country-wide PI agency.

Community involvement

Mr Miller is actively involved in his community in crime prevention forums and also educates schoolchildren about drug abuse and crime awareness techniques. 

As a private investigator he was a guest speaker on radio station shows, e-news, various newspapers, including 'The Telegraph' tabloid in London. 


 We are a BEE level 4 contributor with 100% procurement level, issued by Abbacus Verifications, certificate number - Abbacus 6713 and our investigators are all registered with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority as Private Investigators.

Our Private Detective Agency is registered with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority NR: 2142981.  Our Company is registered in compliance with the company act and SARS has issued a Tax Clearance Certificate of good standing certificates Number 0007/2/2014/0006647839.

Our Process

  • Contact us by phone or email.  We will listen carefully and then dispatch the correct agent to have a private consultation with you.
  • We will discuss all the relevant facts and options with you.
  • Based on our deep experience we will advise the most appropriate and effective strategy to achieve your goals, covering your needs and tailored to your budget.
  • We will prepare a Mandate Agreement, outlining exactly what we will do, at what cost, for us both to sign.
  • We conduct a thorough and professional investigation.
  • We give regular feedback and prepare professional reports.
  • We bill fairly, honestly and with flexibility.
  • The entire matter is handled with complete confidentiality.
Registered Private Detective agency in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Gauteng

We are ready to serve you

With our years of service in the SAPS and in private industry, we are well positioned to deliver any private investigation service you might require.  Our professionalism and dedication is our point of pride and we are at the ready to serve you today.