Our Mission


Blue Line Investigations purpose is to provide high quality pre-employment and tenant screening with great accuracy and delivered in a timely manner to assist its clients in creating a safe and productive environment. “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32

Our Values

  • We are a positive influence on every single person I encounter.
  • We operate with a spirit of excellence, integrity and great character.
  • We go the extra mile necessary.
  • We operate with a servant's heart.
  • We are proud of our professional language and behavior.
  • We take ownership of and immediately strive to solve a client's problems.
  • We have the continuous opportunity to learn and grow.
  • We continually seek opportunities to innovate and improve our customers encounter with BLI.

Our History

Founders, Kris Clinton and Richard Clinton (deceased), created Blue Line Investigations out of a desire to assist companies hire quality employees.


“It’s always been an honor to serve. Creating Blue Line was a very natural move. It allows us to provide helpful information to business owners which, in turn, equips them to make solid hiring decisions.” Kris Clinton


Blue Line Investigations is a privately-owned company with over two decades of experience in the industry. Our staff is a blend of former law enforcement officers, with over 35 years’ experience, as well as IT and administrative professionals. We are a licensed private investigation company in the State of Tennessee operating since 1996.


The Company was founded on principles of integrity, honesty and excellence. These principles are still the base on which we operate today. We approach business with the mentality of service and excellence.