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What Is The Purpose Of A Private Investigator?
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Before you hire a private investigator its worth finding out what a private investigator is, how they become one, the licensing and training requirements, what they do and what types of investigators there are.

By knowing this information you can get a clearer picture of what to look for and what to expect in a private investigator you want to hire.

We define a private investigator as someone who - through training and experience - obtains information legitimately by observation, enquiry, careful and accurate examination in a logical manner.

The information obtained is for the benefit and use of the client and which can be used to make informed decisions.

Generally, but not always, a private investigator or private detective will have a background in police, law enforcement, legal, or the military.

Private investigation firms are privately owned businesses, usually employed to work for private paying clients. Private investigator’s are not public servants like police officers, or employed directly by the State or Government, although they do sometimes hire them... Read the full article here.

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