About Wayne Luke & Associates

We are a full-service investigative firm serving Lancaster, Palmdale and the greater Antelope Valley area, available for all of your investigative needs. Wayne Luke & Associates specializes in all forms of investigative services including, corporate and criminal law, worker’s compensation, corporate and domestic surveillance, missing persons, as well as traffic accident investigation. Wayne Luke & Associates has been licensed in the state of California for 12 years and maintains a superior reputation as well as a loyal relationship with all of their clients.


Wayne Luke


A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Wayne is also a retired deputy probation officer. He has interviewed numerous victims, witnesses, accused and convicted defendants. He has written numerous probation reports and court reports, testifying in numerous times in juvenile and adult courts.

After high school Wayne attended Antelope Valley College until joining the United States Marine Corps in June of 1966. Subsequent to his training he spent a year in Viet Nam as a anti-tank assault man with a Marine rifle company. He was Honorably Discharged in 1969 with the rank of Sergeant. He was then employed in private enterprise in various fields. He was hired by the Los Angeles County Probation Department. He received a Bachelor Degree in Sociology from California State University, Northridge. He has worked in Juvenile Camps, juvenile work crews, school programs and gang prevention programs. His preference was to work with extreme high risk/gang youth. Eventually, Wayne transferred to the Stanislaus County Probation Department where he focused on performing in home supervision and investigations of non-custodial juvenile probationers. During the time he was a probation officer he wrote hundreds of reports for various courts. He also testified numerous times in both juvenile and adult courts. He retired from Probation work after more than twenty years as a Probation Officer.

Wayne went on to pursue a second career as a Claims Representative in both the medical payment for automobile accidents and for property loss claims for Farmers Insurance. While at Farmers Insurance, Wayne focused on mid loss property claims (those between $20,000 and $100,000). He was often selected by Farmers Management to assist homeowners who had been victims of a natural disaster, including fires and hurricanes. He became involved in numerous fire investigations, assisting with cause and origin investigations to determine the cause of the fires. He retired from Farmers Insurance after 10 plus years as a Senior Claims Representative.

Wayne has been married to Melissa for 45 plus years. He has three adult son's and eight grandchildren. With over 40 years of investigative experience, Wayne provides a wealth of knowledge to be able to resolve any investigative issue to your complete satisfaction.

Melissa Luke


Melissa Luke, has 10 years of experience with both Los Angeles County Schools assigned to Camp Scott Scudder and the Modesto Police Department. While at the Modesto Police Department, handled the intake for desk reports for the Southwest Division as well as handled the crime statistics reporting to be presented to the Headquarters division.