Working from a sophisticated, computerized office with access to national public and proprietary resources and state-of-the-art surveillance equipment, our agency maintains specialties in matters of insurance, complex civil cases, medical malpractice, environmental issues, family law concerns, business and corporate issues, and employment matters.

What Our Clients Are Saying

I would definitely call on Rick Johnson & Associates at Denver Private Investigators again in the future! Rick responded immediately to my concern, and quickly found the answer I was looking for. Five Stars, for sure!!

Gina, September 2017

Thank you Rick for spending the better part of an hour educating me about my own needs that I thought I understood but actually did not. You did your best to talk me out of just throwing money at a situation in hopes that it would help. Thank you very much. When a person is in a situation like I am, wasting money is the last thing we need.

Stan, June 2017

Most of us don't think about private investigative services much...until we need them. And when we need them, we need quality and professional services. When I was plagued by a stalker, I was fortunate to be referred to the best possible investigator in the business, Rick Johnson. Rick was responsive, quick to act, extremely knowledgeable, and highly professional. I trusted his approach, his integrity, and his confidentiality. Rick kept me informed and also got results. He then checked on me over time to be sure I was still safe and no longer troubled by the person in question. I have referred others to Rick Johnson, knowing that they will receive the same high quality professional treatment that I did.

Sarah in Denver, June 2017

Rick Johnson was referred to me by a friend who told me that if anyone could help that it would be Rick. My situation was personal and I was unsure of which avenues could be taken in pursuing the answers I wanted. Rick was quick to respond to my initial call and I felt very comfortable telling him my personal story. I never felt judged by Rick for being possibly naive or too trusting. For not even being a paying client yet, Rick took a lot of time to talk to me on the phone to hear my back story. He counseled me on what possible legal paths could be taken and what the chances were of getting some kind of resolution to my issue. His empathy and listening skills are profound. I felt listened to and that he genuinely cared about helping me understand what it would take to resolve my concerns. His dedication and professionalism were tempered with personal attention and a big heart. Thank you, Rick, for listening and helping me. It will always be appreciated.

London, April 2017

I called Rick with an investigation that I need that crosses over from Family into Business. He was very professional and provided tips to pursue that we had not thought of. Terrific information. He did not have the time to handle the investigation, but did take the time to explore the situation and to be very helpful. I am ever so grateful.

Michele, January 2017

Recently I had the unfortunate situation where I needed to hire a private investigator as I believed there was an issue with infidelity in my marriage. Certainly not a call one would look forward to making. After a little background and research of my own I contacted Rick Johnson and Associates. The call was made the evening of a major holiday. I left a message that my issue was time sensitive however I also did not expect a call back that evening. Within the hour I received a call from Rick Johnson himself. After explaining my situation a plan was developed and within 36 hours of my initial call Rick provided me with the answers to my suspicions. He handle this difficult situation with the upmost professionalism and did so in a timely manner. I was provided digital evidence (video and still photo) and a report documenting the investigation.

If you to have found yourself in this most unfortunate situation I would strongly encourage and recommend the knowledge and experience of Rick Johnson and Associates.

Anonymous, January 2017

I called Rick with a PI inquiry. I was unsure as to whether to hire him because I was concerned about my boyfriend being faithful. Rick went through a series of questions with me to determine if my case is even worth pursuing at this point and to see if it makes sense for me financially. He was very kind, honest, and informative. He also provided tips regarding what I should look out for currently. He spent about an hour with me and it didn’t cost a thing. He is very knowledgeable and understanding. I would recommend him to anyone.

Anonymous, December 2016

I had a 45 minute impromptu consultation today with Rick and was very impressed. He asked the right questions and provided invaluable insight into my issues. Rick's tenure in his profession is obvious and his experience instills confidence and trust. I'd recommend a conversation with Rick should you be considering these kinds of services.

Anonymous, December 2016

After Court testimony and an ongoing investigation, assisted by private investigation firm Rick Johnson & Associates, revealed more culprits in the corporate espionage scheme, the original lawsuit was amended to include David Weidenbach of Collective Supply, who was instrumental in illegally enticing High Supply employees to provide him and his team with sensitive and proprietary corporate data. Racketeering claims have also been subsequently filed under the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act against a total of 12 defendants. (See Article from April 2016)

December 2016

Rick Johnson is an incredible Private Investigator! I had no idea what to expect and was so appreciative of everything he did! I contacted him about a personal matter of suspected infidelity of my boyfriend. We had been working at starting a life together after his previous divorce and working through a long distance relationship. Many things didn’t seem to add up. I contacted Rick with the suspicion and told him about many past experiences. Rick listened attentively and assured me he would get answers along the way. His turnaround time in gathering information and briefing me with results was unbelievable! And he was so spot on and had backing on all of my questions! I always felt like Rick was available when I needed to connect. My suspicions were correct that my boyfriend had actually been living here in CO the whole time still, and still with his wife, and yes, still married. Rick saved me many more years of heartache in being wrapped up in lies of an unfaithful partner. I recommend Rick Johnson 100%.

SC, October 2016

I called Rick for a consultation, he educated me on what would be the best thing to do in my situation. I found it very helpful and very pleased to say he was not another money hungry person.

Anonymous, September 2016

I recently contacted Rick Johnson about two separate matters because I thought I should hire a private investigator for these complex issues. Rick responded very quickly, chatted with me via phone to talk through both issues. In the end, Rick didn't think a PI would be the right option for either issue at the present time. But he took the time to hear me out, give me his advice, and he provided sound counsel even though it meant I wouldn't hire him yet. The fact that he took so much time to give me his advice, and the fact that he didn't want me to spend money on his services speaks volumes about his integrity. And from our conversations I came away with a better perspective. I may end up needing the services of a PI for these cases in the near or even distant future, and I may not. But if I do, I won't hesitate to hire him, without even considering anyone else. Expert advice, sound judgment, concern for my welfare, and high integrity. If you need the services of a PI, go straight to Rick.

Jeff, August 2016

Rick Johnson started working on my case right away. He knew how to approach the situation and where to go/who to contact to gather information I needed. I appreciated his guidance and assessment of the situation. He is experienced, knowledgeable, and professional. I would work with him again if ever needed.

Marie, July 2016

Incredibly knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

Robert, June 2016

I found Rick Johnson through an internet search. My special thanks to Rick for the extra time and effort he put in were certainly worthwhile. Based on my experience, I highly recommend Rick and absolutely will use his services again if the need arises.

Maria, March 2016

I really appreciated Rick speaking with me and being so upfront and honest. His advice empowered me to think more outside the box about my legal case.

Elizabeth, March 2016

This firm is serious and gave excellent advice with regards to my concerns. I feel more confident about my situation because of their attention to detail and immediate commitment on the issue. I would definitely recommend them and will use again if necessary.

Travis, February 2016

Hi Rick, We want to thank you so much for talking to us and guiding us tonight. We really appreciate the amount of time you took helping us out... before we even hired you! We will be in touch. Again thank you.

Molly and Jeffrey, February 2016

Thank you so much for your time and patience with me on the phone the other day. I really appreciate your interest and concern in my case as well as the wisdom and experience you shared with me. Everything you said was geared specifically toward my situation and very helpful. I think you are a trustworthy and very experienced PI and I will be taking into consideration everything you told me from this point forward.

Andrea, December 2015

I was fortunate to find the firm of Rick Johnson during an internet search. Since my wife passed, 4 years ago, I have been estranged from my children. I recently heard one had moved to the Colorado area. I had no idea where. I contacted Rick to locate my son and determine if he was safe. Rick and his associate were more than professional, timely and gracious. He found my son and reported detail beyond my expectations. I know my son is safe; I am forever in his debt. If you wish a reference please ask Rick for my number. Thank you again Rick.

Ken, December 2015

Rick Johnson is by far the best private investigator in Colorado. He found my father that I have never met or talked to after I had been searching for 13 years. I have hired many private investigators in the past and they have all quit on me because they could they not find him. Not to mention the hundreds if not thousands of dollars I have spent online doing my own research. Rick helped me successfully make contact with my father who lives in another state and I am looking forward to building a relationship with him in the years to come. I cannot thank Rick along with his associates enough for their hard work and dedication to helping me unit with my father.

Alaysha, November 2015

Rick was instrumental in helping me navigate a child custody and removal situation. He responded quickly, provided solid guidance and offered to connect me to additional resources to help me in this process. I am grateful for his knowledge and professionalism.

Laura, November 2015

I contacted Rick to discuss a missing family member that is currently homeless and how to find siblings that were adopted. Rick was very professional and gave me straight, honest answers. He also gave me suggestions about where to start looking on my own before using his services. His assistance was very helpful and I am so glad that I contacted him. Thanks again Rick!

Karamie, October 2015

Thank you so much for your time this afternoon. I really appreciate it! You were extremely thorough with your questions which helped me to determine a course of action - even if that meant not using your firm at this time and charging me for something that would likely be ineffective. Certainly not everyone would be as honest and upfront as you in recommending that direction! I will most certainly contact you again as the situation warrants.

Maria, October 2015

I had the privilege of speaking today with Rick Johnson of Rick Johnson & Associates. Rick is a former District Attorney and Private Investigator specializing in Family Law, Fraud and Personal cases.

I had some questions and concerns regarding my personal situation and the possible need for private investigation services. Rick spent a good deal of time with me providing expert information, explaining how he could be helpful and recommending what my next steps should be.

I expressed my sincere gratitude for all of his time and assistance. I would highly recommend Rick for anyone requiring private investigator services. He is the best!

Pat, August 2015

Thank you again for prompt, honest, and comprehensive investigation. Truly the best $500 we spent in a while. While we were far from thrilled with what you found, we are grateful that your thorough search gave us some information to base our next move on.

Karen, July 2015

Thanks again for talking to me. I’ve been researching all day. I’ve spoken to no one who compares to you. No other private investigator asked all the questions to make me think of all the details you did. I will be speaking with my attorney and will be back with you. Thank you.

Emily, July 2015

It took me over a year to decide to have my husband followed. He had assured me over the past 4 years that he wasn't having an affair and I believed him. On his last business trip to Colorado (where his girlfriend lives), I finally decided to have him followed.

I had 3 days to find someone out of state (as I live in ----------). I googled PI's in Denver and the first name to pop up was Rick Johnson. I was impressed with his website and certainly his credentials. But would he really be able to help me? I really didn't like the fact that I couldn't meet him in person. I nervously dialed the number. I stuttered and choked up as I tried to explain the reason for my call.

Rick happened to answer the phone and I knew immediately (women's intuition) that he would take care of me. He told me to tell him everything and he listened to EVERY word I said/cried, Rick and his partners all worked on my case. Within 2 hours of my husband arriving in Denver, Rick's associates had pictures and video.

Through the entire process, Rick showed me so much compassion and empathy. He kept me informed and answered all my questions (and there were many!). I refer to him as a guardian angel. He was put into my life for a reason. I waited too long to get the proof I needed to move on with my life. Thank you Rick for helping me start a new chapter in my life.

L., June 2015

Rick was empathetic and sensitive regarding my family law case. While understanding that this has been a difficult time for my family, he was straight-forward in the kindest, yet most professional manner. His advice was invaluable. I respect Rick as a true professional in his field and highly recommend him.

Cricket, May 2014

Thank you so much for responding so quickly to my inquiry today. I very much appreciated the time you took to advise me about my situation, the challenges and possible ramifications, and to console me. Your professionalism was impressive and if I ever need PI services again, I will be sure to contact you again.

K.M., March 2014

Rick, I cannot thank you enough for all your help. The piece of mind you brought to me and Tom was invaluable.

Heather, January 2014

I must thank you from the bottom of my heart. I believe God brought you to me for an intervention with my daughter. We talked until 2:00 AM, hugs, kisses, laughs and tears. It was a turning point in our relationship; she went to difficult teen to young lady. Thank you again and have a happy new year.

Joan, January 2014


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