Brown & Divar, Inc. is a full-service, licensed and insured private investigations agency serving Orlando and the public. We offer services to individuals and businesses since 1966 and are available 24/7.
Our agency is affiliated with FALI (Florida Association of Licensed Investigators), NALI (National Association of Licensed Investigators) and FAPI (Florida Association of Private Investigators), and our agency license number is A-2900028.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always ready to assist you and answer any questions you may have.
All of our associates are highly motivated and decorated with years of experience in their respective fields.
In 1966, Bob Brown founded Brown & Associates which grew to become the oldest, most established private investigative agency in the Central Florida area. Over the years, Bob’s reputation as a professional and compassionate PI grew, winning him many accolades, honors and awards. He was listed as one of the top investigators in the nation today (P.I. Magazine), which is backed by the numerous awards and recognition he has received, including the National Association of Investigative Specialists’ “Distinguished Service Award“–considered the “Emmy” of the private investigative industry. Bob also received a “Lifetime Achievement Award“ from the Private Investigators Association of Florida. He is the proud author of “Investigations – Doing It My Way“, a useful book for anyone considering owning and/or operating a P.I. agency.
Glory has been with the firm for over fourteen years and is an integral part of Brown & Divar, Inc. Glory ensures each investigator is “on schedule” and all appointments are kept. She sets up new case files and keeps them updated as the investigation progresses. In addition, Glory conducts all Background Searches and queries the various databases to which we subscribe. Her friendly demeanor, superb organization skills and positive energy are evident in her everyday case and office management. Glory is a fauna and flora enthusiast and often takes advantage of her fiance Clay’s music to relax and recharge in Central Florida’s natural setting.
As a Special Consultant, Pete handles our Criminal Defense Investigations. Pete has extensive experience in conducting various types of investigations, including but not limited to theft, fraud, false statements, internal affairs, stalking, child abuse and smuggling. He served as a Special Agent with the U.S. Customs Service, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of Inspector General, and the Department of Homeland Security.
Prior to his federal career, Mr. Depp was a Police Officer in Apopka, a Detective with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, and a Child Abuse Investigatorwith the State of Florida. During his career Pete received many awards and accolades, such as being a two time recipient of the Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer Award presented by the U.S. Attorney in Miami, Florida. Pete has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in the Foundations of Education. In addition to his investigative experience, Pete was a Certified Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center(FLETC) and was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the DHS-Inspector General’s Dallas Field Office.
Cody served in law enforcement for nearly 20 years. During his tenure he was the Chief of Police for two Florida municipalities and received numerous citations and awards for his service as such. Cody is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member in good standing of the American Association of Fraud Examiners. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, a Master’s in Business and a Law Degree. In addition to being a Licensed Private Investigator, Cody is a Licensed Pilot and Ground Instructor. He is also bi-lingual and can read, write and speak Spanish.
Cody has established an office in San Jose, Costa Rica and is familiar with the laws and culture of Costa Rica and Central America. He has established resources and networks in South America including Colombia and Ecuador. He is familiar with “Letters Rogatory”, and other procedural matters in bothCentral/South America and the Caribbean. Cody’s diverse background includes familiarity with Law Firms, Insurance Companies, Healthcare Providers, Law Enforcement, Aviation, Surveillance, Real Estate, Mortgages, Business Administration, and a plethora of related areas.