JJ Private Investigators

JJ Private Investigators are fully certified, full service private investigations firm and is fully licensed to perform investigative work throughout South Africa. Our office is based in Johannesburg and our client-base consists of national and international businesses including USA, United Kingdom and Australia.

JJ Private Investigators specialize in surveillance, background investigations, due diligence and defense investigations on high value indemnity insurance claims. As experienced private investigators, we are committed to providing a high standard of excellence to each and every one of our clients, no matter how large or small their investigation.

Our clients value our service because we provide a professional team of experienced South African investigators.   JJ Private Investigators handles each case professionally, ethically and tenaciously.  Our firm is experienced at handling investigations in different sectors of industry including, but not limited to corporate, insurance, legal and private sector clients.

We appreciate our client’s need for discretion, and every discussion with our firm and its investigators is held in strict confidence. Whether you are a small business, a large corporation, or a private individual, JJ Private Investigators’ offers a broad range of investigative services that empowers our clients to deal with their situations efficiently and effectively.

Our Senior Investigators

JJ Private Investigators is championed by our three senior investigators, each contributing specialised skills which are matched to client case requirements.

General Johan Kruger has over 37 years of valuable experience in the C.I.D. locally and abroad and brings a wealth of knowledge and contacts that are crucial during private investigations. General Kruger’s relationships enables our investigators to work with the combined intelligence and operational resources of the South African police.

For many years across South Africa, Johannesburg private investigatorJohn Morrison has developed many sources and established valuable contacts. John has achieved all levels of certification, with the exception of ‘Trainer’ and is also a qualified bodyguard.  His expertise includes mobile surveillance, public records analyst, computer forensics, making him especially well suited to meet the demanding needs of modern clientele.  John is very much a ‘people person’ and deals with all our clients in a professional and compassionate, yet straight-forward manner.

Our National Lead Investigator is Colin Kirkpatrick – ex Captain Detective Branch (29 years of service)

SA Police College PTA:
Course for Field Training Officer – subjects passed: Training & Development; Adult Learning Principals; Principals of Learning; Group Dynamics; Problem Behavior; People & Power Management; Conflict Management; Mentorship; Demonstration Techniques; Role Play; Debriefing of Training; Assessment; Human Rights; Counseling; Weaponry Skills; Arrest techniques. (Certificate available).
Field Training Supervisor 2000 – Assessment & Evaluation of Students. (All training can be verified).

Technicon SA:
1995 – 2000 Investigation of Crime 1,2,and 3; Police Administration, Police Management 1& 2; Community Policing 1 & 2; Management Leadership 1 & 2; Criminal Law 1,2 & 3; Policing 1&2; (Certificates available).

SAPS on Duty:
Community Service Centre Commander, Relief Commander, Section Commander, Crime Prevention, Field Training Officer’s Course, Human Rights & Policing, Victim Empowerment, Community Policing, Suicide Prevention, Domestic Violence, Customer Services, Optimization of Statistics, Driver Training K53, Tactical Driving, Crime Administration Systems, Circulation Systems, Fire Arms, Business Intelligence Systems, Operational Planning and Monitoring, Tactical Policing Levels 1&2and Tonfa Training, Basic Management Programme, Middle Management Training. Section Head Monitoring and Evaluation Acting Training Manager On several locations Training manager SAPS Empangeni Cluster Acting HRD Head on vocations Presenting Assessor and assessment Design Courses as well as Moderator Courses from 2009 to 2013 as well as Assessing Assessment and Assessment design and Moderator Courses from 2009 to 2013. Also Conducting of recruitment and Skills Development Facilitation (All training can be verified)

Thinking about hiring a private investigator?  It’s personal, so get it right first time and ensure that the experience is satisfactory.  If you need an honest, competent South African based private investigator contact us to discuss your specific needs. All initial consultations are free and completely confidential.

Leon van Staden – Retired as a Captain from the SAPS as a detective – 15years’ service


After leaving the SAPS Leon went on to start his own security company and had 200 guards who worked for him at different sites and then he sold the business after 5 years and he ran 60 sites for other companies and then join JJ Private Investigators as a security advisor and to do investigations in all fields. Leon has worked with us before as a contractor and we welcome him back.

Christiaan Frederik Heyns – Polygraph & Forensic Investigator

Certificate in Business Management from Damelin
Certificate in Forensic voice annalist
Member of the South African Polygraph and voice stress analysis association
Open water Scuba diver – PADI Registered
Retired as a Captain from the SAPS as a detective – 15years’ service

Services we offer – Negotiable

  • Full Consumer background traces done.   All we need is full names, ID number or Date of birth or contract cell number
  • Cell Phone Tracing(obtain a person ID, address etc. from this for further information).
  • Land Line Tracing (obtain a person ID, address etc. from this for further information).
  • Tracing Debtors Employment Verifications; Education Verifications.
  • Vehicle Asset Enquiries
  • Criminal Record Verifications.
  • Bank Code Confirmation
  • CIPC Company Search
  • CIPC Director Search
  • Company Auditor Details
  • Full Business Reports
  • Credit Reports; ITC Listings
  • Surveillance, private, company and matrimonial
  • Surveillance with a portable vehicle tracker
  • Locating missing persons
  • Screening new employee’s
  • Vehicle Registration Records
  • Marital status Records
  • Debt Collections / Bad Debts
  • Missing Persons
  • Murder & Rape cases
  • Private Security Guards, short term or long term
  • ALL Types of Traces & Investigations.