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The Integrity of Private Investigators

PI Now.Com recently published a post in which a list from private investigators who shared their concerns about their profession. Several items on the list addressed the issue of integrity within the private investigator profession. Concerns which made the list include: Unlicensed and/or non-professional investigators. The criminals and unethical investigators working illegally, undercutting prices, and giving industry a bad name The flood of low rate investigators coming in from retired law enforcement The business is being taken over by people who do not care about their integrity and can do anything to succeed in their goals PI’s all over the country need to be held to a higher standard as to weed out those with no integrity What are the requirements to become a licensed private investigator? The requirements will differ from state to state, and each state has its stipulations, except for Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, and Mississippi which do not require a license to practice as a private investigator. According to the state of New York Division of Licensing: What are the requirements to …