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Portage Investigative Consultants
Company Owner: Dolores Kilpela
Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Thursday, 9am - 12pm and By Appointment
Name: Dolores Kilpela
Address: Jutila Center for Global Design and Business
Hancock, MI 49930
Products and/or Services Offered:
Based in Hancock, Michigan, Portage Investigative Consultants (PIC) formed in 2013 to offer private investigations, background checks and process serving services to private individuals, businesses, attorneys and insurance companies.
The core of PIC is extensive hands-on law enforcement experience and an eagerness to serve the needs of Western Upper Peninsula communities, including Houghton/Hancock, Baraga/L'Anse, Calumet/Lake Linden and the Keweenaw Peninsula. The PIC team of professionals has over 50 years' combined experience in law enforcement, corrections, investigations, interviews, surveillance and college-level criminal justice instruction. Portage Investigative Consultants expertly solve and deliver, using professional and discreet methods.
PIC is a limited liability company (LLC) bonded, insured and licensed to serve the State of Michigan (#3701206407).
Meet the Portage Investigative Consultants, your partners for private investigations, background checks and process serving in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan:
A military veteran, Randy LaLonde started in law enforcement serving university communities, Northern Michigan University and University of Michigan, as a public safety officer. During this time he led investigations, interrogated suspects, victims and witnesses. With community safety his prime motivation, LaLonde spent 18 years working for Michigan Department of Corrections, spending many years working inside maximum security prisons. LaLonde earned a Master of Public Administration degree and instructed criminal justice courses for a university. He is a member of the Upper Peninsula Criminal Justice Association.
Highly regarded by colleagues for his professionalism and attention to detail, LaLonde strives for excellence in every task set before him. LaLonde applies his unwavering moral and ethical standards to every PIC case.
Dolores Kilpela worked as a police officer for 10 years in Canby, Oregon. There, Kilpela worked extensively as lead investigator in the detective division investigating serious personal and property crimes, gaining valuable surveillance and search warrant experience. Kilpela was entrusted to conduct background checks on all new police officer hires, city employees and individuals involved in cases. Kilpela earned multiple commendations for successful resolution to investigations. Returning home to the Copper Country of Michigan, she completed a Master of Arts degree and was appointed chairperson of the Department of Criminal Justice at a local university.
Never a person to sit on the side lines or say "good enough," she applies that same effort and attitude to her cases for Portage Investigative Consultants. Clients work with Kilpela because of her tenacious yet compassionate approach and successful outcomes.