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Why Work With Rick Nagle Detective Group?

An experienced, passionate team.

Rick Nagle Detective Group is a fully licensed and bonded private investigative agency. Our investigators are committed to providing the highest quality of professional services, and bring the extensive experience and expertise needed for each client's assignment.


Finding it to be the most effective way of arriving at desired results, Rick Nagle Detective Group takes a team approach to working each and every assignment. Along with highly relevant experience, the associates at Rick Nagle bring a strong commitment to working collaboratively and discreetly to meet each client's particular needs. 

A founder with extensive, impressive experience.


Rick Nagle is the principal manager of Rick Nagle Detective Group. Rick is a 30-year veteran of the Massachusetts state police. He retired as a commissioned officer/Detective Lieutenant and holds both a Bachelor of Science degree from Western New England College and a Master of Science degree from Westfield State College in Criminal Justice.


Rick's investigative experience includes: 

  • being assigned to the Norfolk and Plymouth County district attorney's office working sensitive cases;

  • working "cold case"/unsolved investigations;

  • supervising a state-wide investigative unit; and

  • investigating crimes against young people with disabilities -- oftentimes, these individuals have difficulty communicating and advocating for themselves.

An agency led by a much-accoladed individual.

As a result of Rick's impressive and successful investigative work, he received the prestigious "Medal of Merit" from the Massachusetts Police Association. He was also recognized and applauded by his peers, and presented with the "Bulldog" award for his tenacious approach to investigations.


Because of his distinguished and successful career, Rick has been asked to be a guest speaker at local colleges, police academies, law enforcement seminars, and citizen group events.


Rick's detective work has been profiled nationally on 48 Hours ("Never Forget"), A & E Cold Case File ("The Lady Killer"), ID Discovery ("Runway Girl"), Unsolved Mysteries, and RTL Television/Germany.

A vast network of contacts from which you'll benefit.


Our clients benefit greatly from the fact that, in his current private investigation work, Rick is able to call upon his vast network of public and private contacts from previous work.

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