Detective Investigation Files Series

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Detective Investigation Files
Genre Modern Drama
Starring Michael Tao
Joey Leung
Kenix Kwok
Louisa So
Louis Koo
Sunny Chan
Jessica Hester Hsuan
Charmaine Sheh
Lee San San
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
Producer(s) Poon Ka Tak
Running time approx. 45 minutes
Original network Television Broadcasts Limited
Original release March 13, 1995 – June 4, 1999

Detective Investigation Files (刑事偵緝檔案) is a TV series in Hong Kong about detectives, produced by TVB. The series had four installments, spanning from 1995 to 1999.


The first (1995), second (1995), and third (1997) installments starring:

The fourth installment (1999) is a complete reboot of the series, with new cast led by:

As of 2010, there are no signs so far that TVB will continue the series, despite the series' popularity.


  • There are some who suggested that the entire franchise is a blatant ripoff of the popular Manga Kindaichi Case Files.
  • The entire series franchise is considered to be the bloodiest ever made by TVB. The series, which mostly deals with murder investigation, among other matters, featured more than 40 murder victims in its four installments. This would mean that there is a murder committed every 100 minutes.


The VCDs of Detective Investigation Files I - IV are now available worldwide.