Hart 2 Hart Investigations
and Legal Support Services
Finding Truth, Justice and the Best Possible Outcome
Troy Hartwell PI-ID #83388 Dawn Hartwell PI-ID #097966
Criminal Defense Investigator Executive Director - Investigator
Firearms, Excessive Force, and DUI Expert Process Server Manager
Located in the Portland Metropolitan Area
serving the State of Oregon
Hart 2 Hart Investigations is conveniently located in Clackamas, Oregon with
satellite offices in Astoria/Clatsop County; St. Helens/Columbia County; and McMinnville/Yamhill County
Wrongful convictions occur when innocent defendants are found guilty at trial or plead guilty to crimes they did not commit in order to avoid the possibility of harsher punishment. Factors that lead to wrongful convictions include lack of a thorough investigation, a careless investigation, faulty forensic evidence and junk science, incorrect eyewitness identification, false confessions, prosecutorial misconduct, and false testimony from informants or jailhouse snitches.
If you have a criminal matter and in need of criminal investigations, we have the right team for you. Hart 2 Hart Investigations has years of combined experience in many matters related to criminal investigations. Our trustworthy team knows the importance of persistence, creativity, and passion when conducting a thorough investigation. Our Criminal Investigators delve into all aspects of investigations.
Fact investigations Case research Interviewing Locating witnesses Collecting evidence
Hart 2 Hart Investigations offers in-depth investigative services.
Principal Investigator, Troy Hartwell, has assembled a competent team of Private Investigators who are well diverse in every aspect of investigations. The cumulative knowledge, education, and experience of
Hart 2 Hart Investigations include, but are certainly not limited to:
Civil Investigations Locating, Identifying and Collecting Evidence
Law Enforcement Tactics Security Consulting
State and Federal Background Checks Interviewing and Interrogations
Defendant plays and active role in their defense case
Jail visits and assist with release process
Meet and communicate with the defendant frequently
Evaluate emotional and physical well being of the client
Become an advocate of the defendant
Build a rapport and trust with the client
Provide timely updates regarding progress and developments
Appear in court to support the defense and testify as needed
Assist Criminal Defense Attorney with trail preparation
48-hour initial client contact attempt
Provide Defendant resources
Process and provide Defendant discovery copies
Incomplete discovery reports
Process ROIs and Records retrieval
Transparent communications with Defendant
Examine reports from the unique perspective of a former Law Enforcement Officer
Fact Investigations -boots on the ground
Look for evidence that was missed
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 supporting the findings
Testify at trial as an Expert Witness
Hart 2 Hart Investigations
utilizes the resources and skills of the entire team to handle your investigative needs.
Troy L. Hartwell
Mr. Hartwell possesses over 20 years of combined public service experience including a distinguished career in federal and local law enforcement. His wealth of experience and passion for truth, justice, and the best possible outcome has afforded him to build an agency of criminal investigators and legal support for Oregon Criminal Defense Attorneys. Mr. Hartwell has a broad cross-section of experience.
Criminal Defense Investigator Mitigation Investigator
Federal Firearm Instructor United States Border Patrol
Campus Law Enforcement United States VA Police
Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office United States Postal Service
Idaho Springs Police Department Former S.W.A.T. Officer
Hartwell delivers a professional attitude, with 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. He utilizes his highly talented detection skills to ensure that no stone is left unturned during the course of the investigations.
"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
It's hard to break into the Private Investigations field.
Hart 2 Hart Investigations and Legal Support Services offer a 40-hour training program with a paid internship program to qualified individuals*.
Hart 2 Hart Investigation is an Agency who works along side Criminal Defense Attorneys throughout the State of Oregon. As an agency, you become part of a team of investigators.
The PI Academy Program consist of 40 hours of classroom training to give you the foundation of Private Investigations and prepare you for the State of Oregon Private Investigator licensing exam.
Once you are licensed, you will begin your paid internship with hands on training from one of our Principal Private Investigators. You will be involved with real criminal investigations with ongoing training during your internship.
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 HR@hart2hartinvestigations.com
***Serious inquiries only***