Private Investigator Training

Contemplating private investigator training? A private detective, PI, private eye, private investigator, operative, is someone who is hired as a detective to collect information. Many PIs work for insurance companies and legal office to investigate suspicious activity. Private investigators and private detectives use techniques which include surveillance, searches, interviews and background checks, to gather evidence which is used to verify facts about individuals or companies. Upon completing private investigator training, professionals provide their services in civil liability and personal injury cases, insurance claims and fraud, child custody and protection cases, marital infidelity cases and premarital screening. Others work in pre-employment verification and celebrity protection. For most private investigation jobs, the academic requirements are usually a 2-year associate or 4-year bachelor degree in criminal justice-related areas. The National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI) confers the title Certified Legal Investigator to licensed investigators who specialize in negligence and criminal defense. To work in corporate investigations you would need a bachelors degree in most cases.  

Private and Public Investigations Assistant Programs

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  • Bachelor's (BIT) - Digital Investigation
  • Develop and apply basic statistical skills and quantitative reasoning for critical evaluation of quantitative information.
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Locations:  Lynchburg

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