Santa Barbara Private Investigator

John L. Taylor
Private Investigator

Private Investigators Serving Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties

Investigative Services

Our team is licensed to operate numerous databases in California.

Secure Background Checks

We work with you to ensure confidentiality is respected of all parties involved.

Discreet Contact

Our secured online form is available for those comfortable. Otherwise, we are always accessible via phone call.

Private Investigations. Fast, Thorough, Reliable

Professional • Timely • Cost Effective • Confidential



Santa Barbara Private Investigator

Serving the Tri-County Area. Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo Counties.

John L. Taylor & Associates have been serving the Santa Barbara community since 1983. With over 33 years of investigative service and experience, we provide thorough, aggressive, and cost effective investigations. Our extensive investigative services include civil, criminal, and personal investigations. Our client list includes law enforcement officials, major insurance companies, leading law firms, and more.

When you have a unique situation that requires the help of a private investigator, give John L. Taylor & Associates a call to discuss your specific needs. We’re confident you’ll agree that we’re the best choice for your investigative and case development needs. From fact-finding to observation and everything in between, let us take care of the leg work for you.

If you think your spouse or significant other is being unfaithful, give us a call. If your business is losing money due to employee theft, give us a call. If you’re being victimized, or your home or property is being vandalized, give us a call. We’ll help you obtain video documentation to deal with the situation.

Santa Barbara Private Investigator




Paternity Testing



Covert Video

Tenant Screening

Videotaped Crime Scenes

Identity Theft

Skip Trace


Background Checks

Personal Injury Insurance Claims

Witness Location

Missing Persons


Elder Abuse

Corporate Asset Searches

Employee Theft

Forensic Photography

Pre-Employment Screening

Litigation Support (Trial Prep)

DNA Testing