Investigator – training and career
Investigate the possibilities as
a Private Investigator!
Are you interested in a serious
profession that rewards initiative and skill? Would you
be able to locate lawbreakers, find missing persons, protect VIP's and
in surveillance and more? If so, then a career as a
Private Investigator is right for
you! According to the
Department of Labor, employment of Private Investigators is
expected to be one of the fastest growing criminal justice careers.
for Private Investigators and Detectives and
will result from fear of crime, increased
litigation, and the
need to protect confidential information and property of all
Private Investigators (also called Private Detectives) perform
many services such as:
Investigators also provide assistance in civil liability and personal
insurance claims and fraud, child custody and
protection cases, missing-persons
cases, and premarital
screening. They are sometimes hired to investigate individuals
prove or disprove infidelity.
There are no formal education
requirements for most Private Investigator jobs,
Private Investigators have college degrees. Private Investigators
typically have previous experience in other occupations such as
collections companies, private security industry, or
as paralegals. Many Private
Investigators enter the field after
serving in law enforcement, the military or Federal
Many Criminal Justice learning institutions offer flexible
programs which enable
students to attend classes online and
on-campus. In addition, classes are offered on
students to work while they pursue a degree or career diploma.
The criminal justice programs offer the training necessary to start a
in the growing field of Private Investigation.
Financial aid is normally available to
qualify. Some institutions are approved under the DANTES program,
whereby tuition may be reimbursed to active and reserve military
graduation from the school.
Now is the time to
train for a career that's in demand!