Founded & Managed by Laura M. Andersen, M.B.A., C.E.O.

Laura Andersen graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and began her law enforcement career with the Northern Oregon Corrections Facility (NORCOR).  Laura then served for five years as a Patrol Deputy with the Wasco County Sheriff's Office in The Dalles, Oregon.  In 2004, Laura was hired as a Police Officer with the Vancouver Police Department in Vancouver, WA.   After completing her M.B.A., Laura retired from Vancouver PD and opened Guardian Investigations in 2015.  

Laura Andersen has a wide variety of specialty experience in areas including, but not limited to advanced interview & interrogation, advanced open source investigation, misdemeanor & felony cases, missing persons, homicide investigations, narcotics investigations, surveillance, witness testimony, report writing, and human resources.  Her assignments as a police officer included Deputy Medical Examiner, Arson Investigator, Background Investigator, and School Resource Officer. 

Laura Andersen has volunteered as a board member for several local organizations.  Her volunteer experiences include serving as the Vice President for the Vancouver Chapter NAACP.  Laura previously served on the Board of Directors for Advantis Credit Union and the Board of Directors for the Washington Association of Legal Investigators (WALI).


Guardian Investigations LLC provides a variety of services to individuals, businesses, government and attorneys and others who seek efficient, accurate and timely information using the most up-to-date technologies and resources available to the industry. 


"It is an honor to serve people in this way.  It has been a dream come true, bringing technology and my unique skill set to managing and investigating cases so as to help people, companies, and the government obtain the highest level of information desired in a timely, professional and discreet manner.  We continue to seek the newest technologies available to do the best job as possible".  -Laura Andersen, Founder & Investigator