Hart 2 Hart Investigations
Finding Truth, Justice and the Best Possible Outcome
Principle Investigator Troy Hartwell #83388
Located in the Portland Metropolitan Area
serving the State of Oregon
Hart 2 Hart Investigations conveniently located in
Clackamas, Oregon and satellite offices in Astoria and St. Helens.
Hart 2 Hart Investigations offers in-depth investigative services for both criminal and civil cases. Principal Investigator, Troy Hartwell, has assembled a competent team of Private Investigators who are well diversed in every aspect of investigations. The cumulative knowledge, education, and experience of Hart 2 Hart Investigations include, but certainly not limited to:
Law Enforcement Tactics
Interviewing and Interrogations
Locating, Identifying and Collecting Evidence
Comprehensive Background Checks
If you have a criminal matter and are in need the services of a criminal investigator, we have the right team to work for you. Principal Investigator, Troy Hartwell and the H2H Team have years of combined experience in all matters related to criminal investigations. The H2H Team can conduct investigations in all disciplines.
We have a Criminal Investigator that can delve into wrongful convictions, wrongful deaths, and evidence forensics. In some cases, such as Summon Service, Missing Persons Investigations, Child Custody and Child Abuse the friendliness of your Criminal Investigator is an asset.
Our trustworthy team knows the importance of persistence, creativity, and passion when conducting a through investigation for the defense.
48 hour initial client contact
Complimentary redacted discovery
Missing discovery reports
Case index summary
Examine reports from the unique perspective of a former Law Enforcement Officer
Identify and locate exculpatory evidence.
Interview defendants, witnesses and any other persons involved.
Obtain records from government and private organizations.
Prepare subpoenas and other related documents.
Locating previously unknown witnesses.
Provide detailed reports.
We are an extension of the Attorney
Act as a source of information
Evaluate emotional and physical well being of the client
Build a rapport with the client
Provide timely updates regarding progress and developments.
Appear in court to support the defense and testify as needed.
Assist defense in any other tasks required.
Provide client resources for future.
Hart 2 Hart Investigations utilizes resources and skills of the entire team to handle your investigative needs.
Troy L. Hartwell
Principal Investigator #83388
Mr. Hartwell possess over 18 years of combined public service experience including a distinguished career in law enforcement and criminal investigation.
Mr. Hartwell has a broad cross section of experience to include
Corporate Crime Control P.I. Idaho Springs S.W.A.T. Team
Federal Firearm Instructor United States VA Police
United States Border Patrol United States Postal Service
Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office Idaho Springs Police Department
Campus Law Enforcement
Mr. Hartwell delivers a professional attitude, integrity and determination. He is committed to finding justice for the criminal defense and is able to utilize his specialized experience and training to verify and validate all that has been completed by law enforcement in their case.
Hartwell's degree of training enables him to possess the skills necessary to act confidently and independently when interviewing and conducting criminal defense investigatory duties. Hartwell utilizes his highly talented detection skills to ensure that no stone is left unturned during the course of his investigations.
Meet the Team
A Collaboration of Extensive Skills
Our customized service allows clients to obtain the specific information that they need with a hands on approach to their investigation directives, depth of research and budget. With our years of professional experience and skilled expertise,we can offer our clients an exclusive product with unsurpassed value.With this dedicated team, we have the capability and experience to professionally approach any investigation with the best possible outcome in mind. Your case is important to us — read on to learn about our areas of expertise.
Director of Operations
Dawn keeps the office running efficiently and effectively. Her direction and research is invaluable for the team.
Studies / Experience
Business Management Administrations
Marketing Graphic Design
Social Media Research
Human Trafficking Victims Advocate
State of Oregon Notary Public
Nancy's passion and dedication for justice keeps her focused on finding the best possible outcome for our clients.
Studies / Experience
Oregon State University
University of Oregon
Criminal Law - Private Investigations
Commercial Real estate
Real estate Management
Special Events Coordinator
State of Oregon PIID #90584
Tarah's Forensic Science education has developed her analytical and critical thinking skills into a unique addition to the H2H Team.
Studies / Experience
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Bachelor of Forensic Science
Detection/Recovery of Human Remains
Honolulu Police – Forensics
Internship – Clark County Sheriff’s Department
State of Oregon PIID #74310
Melissa applies her training and skills in Military Law to our team. She continues to develop her studies Criminal Law.
Studies / Experiences
United States Marines Corps Veteran
Gonzaga University of Washington
Bachelor of Business Administration
Clackamas Community College Associate Degree - Accounting
Military Corrections Specialist
Portland Honor Flight Board Member
Interviewing / Interrogations
Criminal Law Studies
Commissioned Notary Public – OR/WA
State of Oregon PIID #74309
"Our purpose is to ensure the integrity of Oregon's criminal justice system and our community.
Our passion is to find the truth, justice, and the best possible outcome for our clients."
Become a Private Investigator
with no upfront cost*
We offer an internship program to qualifying individuals interested in becoming a Private Investigator with Hart 2 Hart Investigations*.
The Intern Training Program consist of hands on training with the Principal Investigator. You will be involved with active criminal investigations during your internship.
Upon completion of the internship, we provide a scholarship to gain your Private Investigator's License through the State of Oregon and everything you need to start your career with H2H.
To apply, email Cover Letter explaining your interest in pursuing this career along with Resume to
***Serious inquiries only***
Are you a Licensed Private Investigator?
Join our Team
If you have an active DPSST certification as a Provisional or Private Investigator, you may be eligible to fast track through the process quickly and right into case management.
Legally eligible to work in the US
Must be 21 years of age
Clear Criminal/Financial Backgrounds
Ability to work flexible hours
Valid Oregon's Drivers License
Proof of auto insurance
High School Diploma or its equivalent
To apply, email Cover Letter and Resume to
***Serious inquiries only***