About Astute Fingerprinting


Retired NYPD Detective Lino Rivera, is a Licensed Florida Private Investigator and owner of Astute Protection & Investigation LLC, he is also a member of the Florida Association of Licensed Investigators. He graduated from the New York City Police Department Academy in 1988 and began his career as a Police Officer seeking to serve his community.

​In 1994 he was promoted to the rank of Detective and worked within numerous investigative departments including Narcotics, Organized Crime, Precinct Detective Squad, Robbery Squad, Transit Squad, Central Robbery Major Case Squad, as well as the protection of Foreign Dignitaries. Having retired from the NYPD after 21 distinguished years of service, Detective Rivera is resolved to continue to serve his community accordingly, he has founded Astute Protection & Investigation LLC. His vision is to utilize his wealth of investigative experience for the benefit of his private clients. He will help you resolve your private matters with absolute discretion and proven professionalism.
Florida License #A1400054, C1400015

  • MR & MRS CHU
    “My husband and I needed fingerprints for our DMV license, and with our busy schedule during the week we couldn't find anyone to fingerprint us in a sunday. Mr. Rivera with Astute opened his office and accommodated us with no extra cost, thank you so much!.”
    MR & MRS CHU
    “From the moment I arrived at Astute it was complete professionalism, my ACHA fingerprint process along with the photo went smooth.”
  • Mr Diaz
    “I hired Astute Protection & Investigation to conduct a background check on a new employee and the turn around time was great. Since then I have used their service two more times.
    Mr Diaz