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Protecting What Matters 

Providing Security and Private Investigation Services

When it comes to protecting your valuable assets turn to the professionals at Chandler & Associates. We have the experience, skills and dedication to give you peace of mind.

Chandler & Associates Private Investigations, LLC/ d/b/a Platinum Protection Service is your all-in-one source for professional investigation and security services. 

Our team is here to serve private individuals and companies including retail corporations, plants, and insurance agencies in and around Tennessee.

About Us

Chandler & Associates Private Investigations, LLC is a veteran-owned small business with a DBA Platinum Protection Service. We provide a network of highly knowledgeable, professional and skilled security officers to meet the needs of our clients.

Our company is comprised of former military trained personnel, law enforcement officers, armed and unarmed security officers  and experienced investigators. We are registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) & (DUNS) number - Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code for federal, state, and local contract bids. (Industry Code 561611 and 561612 Security Investigations for Government).

Terry Chandler Jr. MS, Owner and Founder

Terry holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and has more than 28 years of law enforcement experience. He is also a former Military Police Sergeant in the US Army,  "Retired" Tennessee Army National Guard , and a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


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  • Licensed Private Investigator TN #8047
  • Licensed Private Investigator Trainer #5

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  • Licensed Armed/Unarmed Security Guard Trainer
  • Armed Security Guard TN #00624368 

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  • Certified Firearms Instructor
  • Certified Fire Investigator
  • Elected Constable 2018
  • Retired Police Officer

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  • Dignitary Protection and Body Guard
  • Surveillance and Covert Investigations

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Our Mission

In today's world, we need to do everything possible to protect our families, property, and business interests. At Chandler & Associates we have access to the essential tools and intelligence to protect your vital interests. We are proud of this opportunity to serve clients in the private sector.

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We are the insurance agency (Security Operator Insurance) for Chandler & Associates. Not only is Mr. Chandler highly qualified and professional, but he has the coverage to back it up! Highly Recommend.


Office -156 Bear Creek Pike Suite 7B Columbia, TN 38401. 

Phone: 931-490-9804

Office Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm.