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Welcome to SD Professional Services,  a full service Private Investigation company located in Sioux Falls & Rapid City, South Dakota, and Sioux City, Iowa.  We are licensed, bonded, and insured to serve the needs of attorneys, businesses, insurance companies, and private individuals in the states of South Dakota and Iowa. We conduct investigations such as:


Process Serving

Infidelity Cases / Cheating Spouse

Child Custody Issues and Divorce Cases

Skip Tracing

Locating People  & Assets

Online Dating Background Check

Nationwide Social Media Investigations

Nationwide Cyber & Internet Investigations

Nationwide License Plate Recognition System

Nationwide Cell Phone/Computer Forensics-Recovery

For a free phone consultation call now (800) 314-6090

Eric Hurlburt Direct At (605) 368-1037

workMeet the Investigator

Eric Hurlburt, CECI, CSMIE–Licensed Private Investigator in South Dakota and Iowa #94136

Eric Hurlburt was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Sioux Falls in 2006.  His background is in law enforcement and has owned and operated his own business for the last 23 years.  Not only are you hiring an investigator with an extensive law enforcement background, but one that has been in a business environment for many years. His courses of studies are unmatched:

13 Years Law Enforcement in Southern California and 2 Years South Dakota

  • DRE (Drug Recognition Expert) Training In Sacramento, California
  • Extensive training in the backgrounds of Hispanic & Aryan Street/Prison Gangs, and Motorcycle Gangs-1%er
  • Formal training in interview, interrogation, and surveillance-from Wicklander-Zulawski
  • Certified K-9 Handler  

Certified Expert Cyber Investigations (CECI)

  • Open Source Intelligence Investigator (OSINT)
  • Detection Of Fake Photos – “Deep Fakes”
  • Digital Forensics (Cell Phone, Computers, and Automotive “Black Box”)
  • Social Media Investigations-Facebook and Varies Online Dating Sites
  • Online Auction Investigations-Ebay, Amazon, Craigslist, and more
  • Organized Crime Investigation Dealing With Check, Credit Cards, and Retail Merchandise
  • Identity Theft, Online Harassment, and Varies Online Fraud
  • Child Abuse and Online Child Exploitation Investigations
  • Human Trafficking Investigations
  • Cases Involving the Dark Web

Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)

  • Social Media Intelligence & Investigation Expert
    • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr, Google + and more
      • Knowledge of How To Search and Monitor Subjects On The Above Platforms
  • Mobile Apps Intelligence & Investigation Expert
    • Skype, SnapChat, Tinder, KIK, WeChat, Tango, Viber, Yik Yak, and more
      • Knowledge of How To Search and Monitor Subjects On The Above Platforms
  • Knowledge and use of Cryptocurrency
  • Knowledge of Open Source Intelligence
  • Intelligence & Investigation Expert In – How Criminal Groups Use Social Media
    • Organized Crime Rings
      • Sales of Stolen Goods
    • Human Trafficking
    • Drug Use and Sales
    • Gangs
  • Cases Involving The Dark Web

6 Years Lead Investigator and Manager in the private sector-Retail Theft & Dishonest Employee Investigations (Southern California)

  • Business and Retail Crime Investigator
    • Retail Loss Prevention
    • Employee Theft
    • Credit Card Fraud
    • Booster and Fence Investigations – ORC (Organized Retail Crime)

23 Years Experience working with many types of investigations in the private sector

23 Years Working with Real Estate, Mortgage Lending, and Title investigations

Featured news interviews by KSFY and KELOLAND,  TV news stations located in Sioux Falls, SD

Current Governing Board Member – McAfee Institute | Miami, Florida

South Dakota Notary Public

Licensed South Dakota Real Estate Broker (Inactive)

Licensed California Real Estate Licensee (Inactive)

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