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Chuck Chambers, PIAfter watching Jackie Brown, you may be excited to meet a real life tough guy PI that seems like he walked right off the pages of an Elmore Leonard novel.

Chuck Chambers spends most of his time (when he's not behind his big desk, complete with Maltese falcon statuette) chasing down philandering husbands and wives, but every so often he becomes embroiled in a more sinister case–a case of murder.

Such a case, documented recently on Court TV's The Investigators, was how I was introduced to this man, a man part James Caan, part Hunter S. Thompson, part stern grandpa. In one scene, he rips his motorcycle helmet off, aggressively lights a cigarette and vrooms off into the sunset, helmet be damned, left by the side of the road.

Plus, he always gets his man. In one case, that truly haunts him still: his aptitude led to murder. If you ever find yourself with a case in Sarasota, Florida that needs some investigating, Chuck Chambers is your man.

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Posted on January 22, 2007

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  • From Tom on February 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    I worked with Chuck and he is the real deal. If something is happening on the west coast of Florida, chances are he is a part of it.

  • From Ila on August 18, 2011 at 10:58 am

    Chuck Chambers is the “real deal”, he is awesome and I am PROUD to call him my friend!

  • From Michele Ikerd Morland on August 22, 2011 at 7:13 am

    As a PI myself, he is truly the REAL DEAL… He is a very very intelligent man and a role model for all of us in the field.

  • From Mack Doss on August 29, 2011 at 8:03 am

    I have known Chuck Chambers, all my life, He is not only a world class P.I. He is honest, keeps his word, He is a world Class friend. You better believe he is the “Real Deal”. His experience, intuition, experience., Makes him the # 1 in the world.

    Thank You, Mack Doss Sr.

  • From Brittany on August 29, 2011 at 11:26 am

    Great to see so many wonderful comments from people who know him!

  • From Amanda on March 5, 2012 at 3:00 am

    I work with Chuck and he is an amazing person. Very educated and always gets the job done in a timely manner. Before I worked with him, he was my teacher for my PI license class. He is a great teacher and a great friend. Thanks for everything C 😛

  • From grace moriarty on December 23, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    watched an interesting murder case last nite on ID and I firmly believe if Mr. Chambers hadn’t taken the case it would still be cold. AS IS MY CASE!!! Is Chuck still taking cases??