Rick Johnson & Associates of Colorado, Inc. was founded in 1987 by Rick Johnson, a former investigator for the Denver County and Jefferson County, Colorado District Attorneys' Offices.

Working from a sophisticated, computerized office with access to national public and proprietary resources and state-of-the-art surveillance equipment, our agency maintains specialties in matters of insurance, complex civil cases, criminal cases, medical malpractice, environmental issues, family law concerns, business and corporate issues, and employment matters.

Our clients include many of the nation's major insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, premier law firms, government entities, and private individuals. We are located in Denver, Colorado, but the scope of our responsibilities and services extends across the nation.

Let my associates and me - with over 250 years of combined experience - solve your problem.


Our Agency, which is built on a record of responsiveness, responsibility and achievement, insures a level of performance that is second to none. Our investigative specialities include:

  • Family Law Investigations
  • Child Custody and Parenting Time Matters
  • Governmental Misconduct
  • Commercial Theft and Fraud
  • Personal Background Investigations
  • Residential and Commercial Bug Sweeping
  • Executive Pre-Screening
  • Legal Support
  • Employee Misconduct
  • Personal Survelliance
  • Commercial Surveillance


  • Rick Johnson

    A former investigator for the Denver County and Jefferson County District Attorneys’ Offices, where he specialized in complex white collar crimes. He also served as grand jury investigator. More>>
  • Mark Goode

    A former member of the San Diego, California, Police Department, and a former detective with the Lakewood Police Department, where he worked in the Crimes Against Children Unit. More>>
  • James Tooley

    Began his nearly 20-year career as an investigator specializing in theft, fraud, and other types of misconduct on behalf of many of Colorado’s major corporations. More>>
  • Steve Pease

    32 years of law enforcement experience and an electronics specialist. More>>
  • Dan Luzadder

    Dan Luzadder is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter whose work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, and other major U.S. newspapers and magazines. More>>
  • Craig Smith

    Craig Smith is an investigator in the cyber intelligence industry, and is an expert in the collection, analysis and production of Open Source and Cyber Intelligence. During his intelligence career, Mr. Smith has worked with the FBI, CENTCOM, ... More>>
  • Tony Gerardo

    Tony Gerardo is an accomplished surveillance investigator with 24 years of experience concerning family issues, insurance matters, and corporate issues.

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