Message from the President

Welcome! W. T. Butcher & Associates, Ltd. offers professional investigations and issue advocacy services. We have been serving the Upper Midwest since 1982.

As a former FBI agent and longtime private investigator I have a wealth of training and experience in nearly every aspect of investigations enabling me and my associates to expertly meet the most diverse of investigative needs. Our investigators are located in Bismarck, North Dakota operating statewide, and with investigative resources throughout the nation and the world by virtue of our affiliation with former FBI agents who are active as private investigators and with other associations of vetted investigators. For nine years (2007-2016) I served as chair of the North Dakota Private Investigation & Security Board and also previously as a regional director for the National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS).

My years of experience as state director and lobbyist for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and lobbying for other national and North Dakota interest groups, along with Dina's background of managing and lobbying for agriculture production organizations, also sets the stage for our advocacy activities.

Check out our A-Z Directory for a list of our wide range of professional investigative and issue advocacy services. If you do not find what you are looking for on our website, don't hesitate to contact us directly for immediate assistance.

As of the end of 2017 we worked 2295 investigations since hanging out our shingle in 1982. That doesn’t count the thousands of services of process, pre-employment background checks, property searches, technical surveillance counter measures and handwriting examinations we have handled through the years. We look forward to providing continued quality service to our clients in the years to come.


Bill Butcher, President & Founder
W. T. Butcher & Associates, Ltd.


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