Spencer Elrod Services, Inc.


Bay Area Private Investigator

Spencer Elrod Services, Inc. was voted Best Private Investigator by readers of The Recorder legal newspaper. We serve businesses, lawyers and discerning private clients with private investigations in the San Francisco Bay Area. We undertake our work with intensity and integrity.

We ​excel at surveillance, whether for defending an insurance claim, family law and child custody matters or for cheating spouse investigations. We also handle: locates, witness statements, difficult service of process, missing persons, and major civil and criminal defense investigations.

O​ur team has deep roots in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Spencer earned his state of California private investigator’s license in 1996 after earning a master’s degree from UC Berkeley. Mr. Spencer has been a savvy and successful Bay Area private investigator for years. Mr. Elrod grew up in Piedmont, California before serving his country in response to the 9-11 attacks as an elite Army Ranger. He served in Afghanistan and Iraq and was decorated for his actions under fire.

Spencer Elrod Services, Inc. provides clients with private investigation services in Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Clayton, Lafayette, Orinda, Alamo, Danville, San Ramon, Dublin, Pleasanton, Fremont, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Jose and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Associate members: Alameda and Contra Costa Bar Associations, San Francisco and Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Associations.