Specializing in Private Investigations, Surveillance, Bodyguard work
and Personal Protection in the Tampa Bay Area

Grady Snyder is a retired Tampa Police Department Detective with over 30 years of law enforcement experience involving Interviews, Surveillance, Intelligence Gathering and Complex Investigations.

During his career, Grady Snyder worked the streets of Tampa as a Patrol Officer, and then as a recruiter background investigator in the department’s personnel bureau. While participating in the hiring of police recruits in the personnel section, Snyder was selected and licensed by the State of Florida to teach and instruct in the area of field interviews and field interrogations at the Tampa Police Department Academy, Tampa Bay Area Colleges and other Training institutions. After the assignment in the personnel section, Detective Snyder was transferred to the Department’s Criminal Intelligence Bureau where he stayed for over 25 years.

While in the intelligence bureau, Grady gathered Tactical intelligence and Strategic Intelligence information on numerous organized criminal factions that not only operated on the streets of Tampa, but extended themselves on a National and International level. During his career, Grady was deputized by the Federal government on several occasions and was appointed to assist the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Secret Service (USSS), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) in a variety of Investigations. After the aforementioned investigations, Grady was selected as one of the TOP TEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA by the commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) along with a panel of law enforcement dignitaries.

Grady was also a member of the Tampa Bay area Intelligence Unit (TBAIU), Florida Intelligence Unit (FIU) and the Regional Organized Crime Information Center (ROCIC). For over 25 years, Grady provided security for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tampa Stadium and for over 5 years provided security for the New York Yankees at Legends Field. Grady has participated in and provided Dignitary Protection to every President of the United States since 1976 during their visits to Tampa. Grady has provided personal protection to numerous dignitaries throughout his career. Grady is proud of the numerous commendation letters that he has received during his career that was sent to the Tampa Police Department, with some of the notable ones being from RONALD REAGAN, HENRY KISSINGER, GEORGE STEINBRENNER, Director of the UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE, and the Director of the FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.

Grady retired from the Tampa Police Department in 1999, and shortly thereafter started his practice in the Private Investigative field. Since then, he has provided assistance to contractors and clients with Surveillance, Civil and Criminal Defense Investigations, and Personal Protection. For a short amount of time after his retirement, Grady accepted a 6 month contract with an International firm and traveled the United States training airport screeners for TSA.

Grady Snyder and Associates is a member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FALI). Whether you are another investigative agency or an individual needing services, please do not hesitate to contact us 24 hrs a day in Tampa.

Grady Snyder and Associates
Ph. #813-361-8559

Fla.Lic.#A2200109, Fla.Lic.#C2000073, Fla.Lic.#G2200973