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Ed Johnson & Associates, Inc. is a fully licensed, bonded and insured agency located in Methuen, Massachusetts, approximately one-half hour from Boston.  The agency has been in existence for over ten years and Ed has forty years of investigative experience beginning with the Massachusetts State Police where he was a Detective Lieutenant and Chief of the Criminal Division of the State Attorney General’s Office.  Later he was the staff investigator for Morrison, Mahoney and Miller, an insurance defense firm employing hundreds of attorneys.  For the last ten plus years, Ed has run his own agency, taking on both plaintiff and defense work in the civil arena and has conducted investigations for the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority and for the top criminal defense firm in Boston.  Ed counts as his clients several Boston Law Firms and has been increasingly relied upon by cities and towns of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to conduct sensitive internal investigations into police matters.  He also has one of the largest police unions in New England as one of his clients. Ed has been a Licensed Private Detective since 1992.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from St. Anselm College and a Master of Science Degree from Westfield State College.  He recently spent a year in Big Sky, Montana running the Public Safety Department at the world’s only gated ski and golf resort, protecting the lives and assets of some of the wealthiest people in North America while supervising their Security Department and full time Fire Department.  He is also presently the Associate Security Representative of the National Football League (NFL) in New England. The agency specializes in Litigation Prep which includes locating witnesses and conducting interviews, surveillance, due diligence, background investigations, computer forensics, document examination and all types of investigations. Ed Johnson & Associates, Inc. proves that the key to being a successful investigator is “Knowing what makes good evidence and where and how to get it”.  Ed and his associates have decades of experience in gaining this evidence, in both the public and private arenas and have provided key testimony in many matters including homicides, narcotics, civil lawsuits and expert testimony. Feel free to contact us for a free consultation and fee schedule.  [contact us]

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Our Mission Statement and Goals
  • To provide the best customer service possible.
  • To make each client feel like the only client.
  • To promote fair and impartial services to my clients.

Our associates offer the benefits of years of experience gained from previous positions.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are members in good standing of multiple professional organizations.