About Us

Chesapeake Investigations (formerly Diversified Risk Services) is a full-service private investigation agency that specializes in domestic investigations, corporate investigations, criminal investigations, bug sweeps, background checks, missing person investigation, surveillance, and executive protection services. Our agency takes pride in providing comprehensive investigative services, high-quality customer service and advanced investigative strategies with utmost confidentiality and professionalism.  


Robert “Bobby” Hinkleman is the founder of Chesapeake Investigations. He is a Post Graduate of Baltimore County Aux Police Academy and has been a stellar private investigator since 2009. He started IST, his first private investigation agency, in 2013 which later became Diversified Risk Services. In 2016, after expanding its jurisdiction, the agency has then changed its official name to now Chesapeake Investigations.  


Bobby is licensed to perform private investigations in Maryland and Delaware. He and his affiliates have worked with an extensive client list which includes private individuals, law firms, workman’s compensation adjusters, insurance companies, small businesses and large corporations. He has also provided executive protection to high profile clients including Pinkerton and Fox News Baltimore.