The premier Private Criminal Investigations firm in Texas

Private   Criminal   Investigators

HALO is the premier Private Criminal Investigations firm in Texas. Eddie Frankum is the founder and President of HALO and we specialize in criminal defense and post-conviction investigations, including new evidence, private criminal investigations, crime scene reconstruction, case review, search/seizure/asset forfeiture cases, civil rights violations and police procedure and accountability.

Most of our clients hire us after they have been charged with a crime or they have been convicted of a crime and have been sentenced to the penitentiary.

Our firm is comprised of some of the best Criminal Investigators in the state who are all licensed by The Texas Department of Public Safety, as well as a former State Judge and a vast pool of consultants, legal advisors and lawyers we have immediate access to.

HALO is known for conducting very aggressive investigations and for the successful results which often come afterwards. We have conducted complicated investigations that have established conspiracies against defendants, uncovered lies that were told during trial and deals that were secretly made with witnesses, located new witnesses, produced evidence that was favorable to defendants the state hid (Brady violations) and we have interviewed "victims" of alleged crimes, some of whom admitted they lied about the accusations they made against the defendant.

HALO Investigators have interviewed jurors who said that had they known about certain evidence law enforcement hid but we produced (after the conviction), the jurors would not have convicted the defendant at trial.

If you or someone you know has been charged with a crime they did not commit or they were wrongfully convicted of a crime, you need the best Private Criminal Investigative team in Texas. Call us to discuss your situation or click on the "Contact Us" tab to send us an email.


Our goal is to locate and establish new evidence that may later be used to support any of the several forms of relief that may be available in cases.

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HALO has been court appointed by Judges and privately retained by attorneys, defendants and people who are incarcerated (and their families) to conduct complicated criminal investigations.

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Eddie Frankum is the President and founder of HALO and he is our Chief Investigator. He formerly served as a Captain in the Internal Affairs Division and finally as a Chief of Police.

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Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being you. I cant tell you how much your encouragement and unconditional openness has meant to me as an individual.

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