About Us

SHINKOWSKY INVESTIGATIONS is a licensed private investigation agency founded in 2002 by John F. Shinkowsky, CPP. We are experts in the service of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania state agencies and provide a complete line of investigative services to individuals, insurance companies, third party administrators, attorneys, corporations, and government agencies. 

These investigations can range from process service to civil investigations. All assignments are handled in a timely manner by trained and experienced investigators who understand Pennsylvania regulations. For a more complete list of investigation types and services, please visit our services page.

You can depend on our comprehensive, efficient services to meet your objectives. We help our clients solve their personal, legal, and professional problems.


Association Memberships

  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)
  • INTELLENET
  • International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
  • International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI)
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO)
  • International Homicide Investigators Association (IHIA)
  • International Police Association (IPA)
  • Loss Prevention and Security Association (LPSA)
  • National Association of Bunco Investigators (NABI)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
  • National Association of Investigative Specialists (NAIS)
  • National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI)
  • National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
  • National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
  • Pennsylvania Association of Arson Investigators
  • Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Investigators (PALI)
  • Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association (PCPA)
  • Reid Institute
  • Society of Accident Reconstructionists (SOAR)
  • United States Association of Professional Investigators (USAPI)