In the Media
Columbia Investigations and its detectives have been noteworthy and newsworthy, appearing in print, radio, and television interviews, including multiple episodes of the Oxygen crime-documentary series Snapped. Please be aware that we will never violate a clients confidentiality…ever! Our clients come first!
Snapped: Preview – Lucille Duncan (Season 20, Episode 4) | Oxygen
When a body is discovered in the woods, authorities ask if he’s the victim of revenge from an ex-girlfriend, her over-protective brother or her 14-year-old
Snapped: Sneak Peek – A Body in the Woods (Season 20, Episode 4) | Oxygen
A man in the suburbs of Columbia, MO makes a grisly discovery on his property.
Cell Phone, Tablet Hacking Becoming More Prevalent
COLUMBIA – Our cell phones and tablets hold our most sensitive personal information. Sometimes they track more of our lives than we’re comfortable with. The
Local Sex Offenders a Cause for Concern
I got an email this week from Melinda Kidder, a private detective with a heart for children’s issues.
Networks Advance Child Trafficking Investigation
Melinda Kidder of Columbia Investigations. Kidder, a PI, and Siedow each began making phone calls and posting Facebook and IM messages at a fast and furious clip.
Private Investigators Declassified
What is happening to our children? Children are being bought, sold and smuggled right under our noses right here in the United States, maybe right in your own neighborhood.
City Allows Scavengers and Detectives Dominion Over Trash
At last night’s Columbia City Council meeting, speakers ranging from private investigators to self-proclaimed “Dumpster divers” protested a proposed ordinance making it illegal to take trash or recyclables from the curb.
Private investigator Melinda Kidder, owner of Columbia Investigations, uses her natural inquisitiveness and discipline developed through martial arts to solve cases.
On the Job: Private Investigator
Between hanging with her little girl and practicing martial arts, Melinda Kidder scopes out scenes to get the dirt on unanswered questions and finds out some unwanted information, too.