Shores Investigative Services


Passionate. Dependable. Perseverant.



Joshua Shores

Private Detective

Joshua Shores

Josh began his investigative career in 2010 conducting surveillance for workers' compensation claims.  He continues to pursue opportunities to further his knowledge of the many areas in the investigative field.  Josh's experience includes witness interviews, criminal defense cases, workplace injury investigations, background checks, skip tracing and exit interviews.  

Prior to becoming a private detective, Josh served as an Infantry Marine and was deployed to combat in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Josh has received training in the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation, QVerity Detection of Deception, Private Detective Agent Training, Photography/Videography, Law Enforcement Report Writing, Sampling for Hazardous Materials and Chemical Warfare Agents, and Forensic Evidence Collection.  He is also an Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Technician, and Firefighter.  He currently lives in the St. Croix Valley with his wife.  In his free time Josh enjoys hiking, playing music and spending time with family and friends.  



University of Wisconsin-Stout

B.S., Business Management (cum laude)

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

A.A.S., Business Management


  • Professional Association of Wisconsin Licensed Investigators, Member
  • National Association of Investigative Specialists, Member
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Member





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