Personal, Workman’s Compensation, Corporate and Business Investigations.

Private Investigators and Detectives throughout Florida to meet your customized needs!

Jacksonville Private Investigators

Jacksonville Private Investigators

Our Company

Buchanan Investigation Group (BI group) was founded on the principal that Clients deserve the highest quality service, delivered with the utmost confidentiality. We employ only trusted and licensed private investigators and our clients span from individuals to large corporations. With BI group, you can trust that by hiring us, your interests are our highest priority. Our investigators are seasoned professionals with expertise in surveillance, complex interviews, witness statements, crime / fraud discovery, people and property locates, legal testimony, healthcare fraud and cyber discovery. Our clients include workman’s compensation insurers, family law attorneys, criminal defense attorneys, small business to larger corporations and individuals.



Chief Executive Officer

Buck Buchanan is the founder and CEO of Buchanan Investigation Group (BI group). He is a resourceful and accomplished professional with extensive management, training, investigation and public safety experience in the criminal justice arena. He is a proven leader with the ability to deliver results in high-pressure situations and is adept at quickly establishing rapport and building strong relationships with peers, colleagues and individuals at all levels. He has a strong reputation for honesty, loyalty and integrity with an equally strong knowledge of global communications/strategy, public safety and security procedures. Buck is a prior police detective as well as international police advisor working for the State Department. He has a BS degree from Columbia College in Criminology.

Investigative Services


No one plans to need a private investigator. However, events such as Divorce, Custody Battles, Missing Loved Ones, Theft, etc. are facts of life.


High cost claims are a risk of every insurance carrier. However, if there is suspicion that the claim could be fraudulent.


Hiring the right employees is key for every successful business. Employee turnover is costly in many ways.


BI group understands that lawsuits are won and lost by the credible evidence and testimony that is available.



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