Don Crutchfield has been a private investigator for over four decades. His list of clients and subjects reads like a “Who’s Who” of Hollywood. Present and former clients include Marlon Brando, The Beatles, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Charles Bronson, Jerry Lewis, Carrol O’Connor, Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O’Neil and Tatum O’Neil.
Subjects of his investigations include Michael Jackson, Tim Allen, Roseann Barr, O.J. Simpson, Whitney Houston, Bruce Willis, Robert Downey Jr., Christian Slater and Charlie Sheen.
Shortly after the Commonwealth of the Bahamas received their independence from Great Britain, Crutchfield helped them set up internal security. During the 1980’s Don Crutchfield worked with the country of Mexico as a Captain in the Federales.
He was also a Major in the Mexico City Police Department as well as being closely associated with police agencies in the United States and abroad.
Crutchfield has an international reputation.
He is regularly contacted as a prime source of information by such media outlets as the “Los Angeles Times”, “Primetime Live”, “48 Hours”, “E! Entertainment”, “CNN Entertainment Tonight”, “New York”, “Bill O’Reilly”, “The Nancy Grace Show”, and “60 Minutes”.
Don is a central character in James Ellroy’s novel, “Bloods a Rover”.
He is presently involved in several projects, one of which is a television series based on real case files.
He is the author of “Confessions of a Hollywood P.I.” and “Protect Yourself at all Times”. His latest book, “Hollywood P.I. Case of the Missing Screenwriter: Gary Devore”.
Don is also a corporate spokesperson, lecturer, and inspirational key note speaker.
Professional Associations and Organizations
Board of Directors, World Boxing Hall of Fame
International Association of Chiefs of Police
American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)
International Police Congress
California Association of Licensed Investigators
Hotel Security Chiefs Association of Hospital Security
National Rifle Association (NRA