About Us

About Us

Preferred Investigations provides services for public safety departments, private sector businesses, volunteer organizations, and individuals screening in-home employees.

Harold Furtado, President of Preferred Investigations, served in municipal law enforcement for 25 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been recognized as an expert in the field of background investigations, and has taught the subject matter on behalf of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. He has also served as a Human Resources Manager in the private sector.

Preferred Investigations staff are professionally trained and experienced in background investigations. Many staff members have served as law enforcement officers in the past.

Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality of service, to allow our clients to benefit from our considerable expertise, and to adhere to the strictest standards of integrity.