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Owned by Expert Private Investigators
Luke Irwin & Brad Rummel

[ State of Louisiana Licensed Private Investigators ]

#9129-051817-LA #9051-020617-LA

Both seasoned expert investigators in their own rights,

they have a combined experience of over thirty-five years

in local and federal law enforcement investigations

with over 30,000 investigations worked and supervised. 


Meet The Investigators

Expert Private Investigator
Brad Rummel

[ Louisiana Private Investigator ]




With over 22 years of state and federal law enforcement experience, Brad Rummel is a seasoned and highly decorated investigator.  Brad Rummel has prepared and executed hundreds of warrants and subpoena, has thousands of hours in undercover covert surveillance and counter surveillance, and has participated in over 17,000 investigations.  Brad Rummel achieved the title of Detective Sergeant, and has investigated and supervised over the specialized units to include: Homicide, Person Crimes, Narcotics, Burglary, and the Fraud and Financial Crimes.  Brad Rummel has been assigned to the federal task force member to the U.S. Customs Blue Lighting Taskforce, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force, and Sergeant in Charge, POST Katrina Incident Command Team.


Brad has served as a S.W.A.T. Operator and defensive tactics instructor.  He additionally served as an adjunct instructor at the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Training Academy, teaching courses such as criminal law and interview and interrogation techniques.  Brad Rummel was a proud member of the Louisiana Fraud and Forgery Association, the Emerald Society, Leadership Northshore, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


Brad Rummel attended the University Of Southwestern Louisiana, and has received over 350 training hours in internal theft, fraud, embezzlement, financial manipulation schemes, as well as 120 hours of training from the United States Secret Service as a questioned document examiner (handwriting examiner). 


In 2009, Brad transitioned from the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office from full time status and assumed the role as a Reserve Lieutenant, and accepted a position as a Senior Security Specialist for a fortune five hundred company.  Brad Rummel is continuing to fulfill this role in which he is responsible for conducting internal investigations related to loss, executive protection services, surveillance, security assessments and employee/contractor misconduct.  Brad Rummel has nearly 30,000 investigations under his belt for the fortune five hundred company.


Brad Rummel is a trained instructor for his assigned region, has completed all management courses and is considered a Subject Matter Expert in Security Reporting and Workplace Violence Investigations.


Brad has received several awards and accommodations, to include: the Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office’s 1998 Reserve Deputy Of The Year, Medal of Merit, Hurricane Katrina Leadership Award, Northshore Leadership accommodation, and the Guardian Angel Award for foster parenting.

Expert Private Investigator
Luke Irwin 

[ Louisiana Private Investigator ]


[ Louisiana Licensed Claims Adjuster ]



With 15 years of state and federal law enforcement experience, Luke Irwin is a seasoned and highly decorated investigator.  Luke Irwin has over 2,000 arrests under his belt, drafted over 1,600 warrants, and has participated in over 13,000 investigations. Luke Irwin achieved the title of Detective Sergeant, and has investigated in and supervised over the specialized units to include: Homicide/ Major Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Burglary / Robbery, Crimes Against Juveniles, Gang & Guns, Street Crimes, Field Investigations Team, and REDDOG (a tactical narcotics team).  Luke Irwin has been assigned as a federal task force member to the U.S. Marshall Office's Atlanta Regional Task Force, the U.S. Secret Service Financial Crimes Task Force, the Homeland Security Investigations BEST Task Force, and the Louisiana Attorney's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. 


Luke Irwin has had the collateral duties of  being an active member of the Officer Involved Shooting Investigations Team, the Officers Action Review System Board, the S.W.A.T. Team, and the Slidell Regional Police Academy Cadre as a Criminal Instigations Instructor, P.O.S.T. Firearms Instructor, and Defensive Tactics Instructor.  Luke Irwin is a proud member of the International Homicide Investigators Association, the Metropolitan Orleans Bank Security Association, the National Rifle Association, and the Southern States Police Benevolent Association - Northshore Chapter.

Luke Irwin is veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard who earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University, and attended Loyola University’s School of Law.  Luke Irwin has over 3,000 hours of investigative and law enforcement training, and thousands of hours as an instructor in multiple disciplines. 

Luke Irwin was found competent by the Honorable Judge James Lamz as an expert witness in Firearms Training and Safety in the Slidell City Court / 22nd Louisiana Judicial District, and has also written a subject matter expert report on a self-defense case in the 24th Louisiana Judicial District. 


Luke Irwin has received dozens of awards and accommodations from numerous local, state and federal agencies and courts, such as: the Slidell Police Department’s 2014 Officer of the Year Medal, the American Legion’s 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of District 6 (South-East Louisiana) Award, the Atlanta Police Department’s 2007-2008 Special Enforcement Section Crime Reduction Award, the S.S.P.B.A. Outstanding Leadership Award, and the U.S. Coast Guard 9-11 Medal.


"Investigator Irwin's practical experience, vast knowledge and insight regarding police procedure and policy were invaluable in our case.  I would highly recommend him".

     Joesph "Jay" Able Jr.

     Defense / Civil Attorney

"Our law firm has known and has worked with Detective Luke Irwin for almost three years. We hold him in the highest esteem; he is a dedicated, extremely capable investigator. In our experience with Detective Irwin, we found him to be accessible and professional, rendering an excellent work product. He will definitely be our go-to professional for any investigative needs arising from our law practice".

     Frank D'Amico Sr.

     Civil / Personal Injury Attorney

"Former Slidell Police Detective Sergeant Luke Irwin is the embodiment of a premier investigator.  He gives tangible form to those qualities I seek as a prosecutor in my reporting investigators.  As a professional, Detective Irwin presented evidence that met the legal standard  of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.  Detective Irwin's alacrity is commendable".

     Reginald J. Laurent

     Prosecutor / Attorney

"LEO Investigations has outstanding experienced investigators who think outside the box.  They have the uncanny ability to wisely navigate the sensitive complexities of civil and criminal cases, and get the crucial results to make the difference".

     Phil Becker

     Civil / Defense Attorney

Testimonials From The Professions Who Know 

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