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Become a Private Investigator

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Imagine having an exciting and challenging career that gives you the opportunity to help people by solving important cases. Welcome to the world of the private investigator.

Just like private investigators on TV or in the movies, your career as a private investigator might involve:

  • Solving crimes 
  • Finding missing persons 
  • Protecting executives 
  • Investigating fraud
  • Reuniting adoptees and birthparents
  • Background investigation 
  • Finding evidence to keep an innocent person out of jail
  • And many other rewarding cases
As long as you have the desire, you can become a private investigator. No special education or experience is necessary to get started in this career. In most states and provinces, all you need to be licensed as a private investigator is to be 18 years of age, of sound mind and with a clean criminal record. (In some states you may also need to pass a course or exam.)

To help you break in and succeed in this challenging and exciting career, the FabJob Guide to Become a Private Investigator offers information and advice from 10 successful private investigators including: 

  • The director of the National Association of Investigative Specialists
  • An investigator chosen the #1 private investigator in the U.S. by PI Magazine
  • The chairman of a state private investigations board
  • A P.I. who was the youngest licensed private investigator in a major city
  • The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to become a private investigator, including: 
    Getting Ready
    • Information about different types of investigations 
    • Essential skills for private investigators and how to develop them
    • How to find a private investigator training program (including a free training program you can do at home)
    • How to quickly get investigation experience
    • Licensing for private investigators (links to sites with state-by-state information)
    Getting Hired
    • How to find job openings for private investigators
    • Where to find contact information for potential employers
    • Getting a job through word of mouth
    • The best things to include in your resume and cover letter
    • What employers are looking for in an interview 
    • Negotiating your salary
    Setting Up Your Own Agency
    • How to set up an agency (including where to get free advice and assistance)
    • Choosing a great name for your agency
    • Equipment you will need in your office, in your vehicle, and on assignment (and where to get it)
    • Maximize your profits by knowing what fees to charge 
    • Practical and detailed advice on marketing your agency 
    • How to get clients including:
      • individuals
      • lawyers
      • insurance companies
      • corporations
      • retail businesses
      • hotels
      • government
      • other private investigators
    BONUS Information to Achieve Success
    • The best cities for private investigators
    • How to promote yourself as an expert 
    • The top 7 future trends for private investigators
    You can have all this information for an incredible price. People pay hundreds of dollars for private investigator courses. This guide includes some of the best career advice you might get from other sources.

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    "Like many investigators I tend to be skeptical until I've checked something out. I even checked out your company before buying. Your guide has good tips both on getting a job with an agency and setting up your own agency especially getting clients and how much to charge. The links in the guide saved me hours of research time."  
    -Robert Johnson
    Chicago, IL

    "My mind works like an investigator's mind ... otherwise it would be a really good criminal mind."
    - Gary Definis, Philadelphia Surveillance Company, was the youngest licensed private investigator in a major U.S. city and is one of the experts who shares career advice in this FabJob guide

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    The FabJob Guide to Become a Private Investigator explains how to become a private investigator and start your own private investigator business.