Presentation on theme: "Private Detective & Investigator Quristain Hand. What Do They Do? (Duties) Interview people to gather information Do various types of searches, using."— Presentation transcript:
What Do They Do? (Duties) Interview people to gather information Do various types of searches, using a computer or non-computerized records Conduct surveillance (looking for, following, or watching a person without that person noticing) Collect evidence to present in court Verify employment, income, and facts on a person's background Investigate computer crimes, such as identity theft and illegal downloads Help in cases of criminal and civil liability, missing-persons cases, and insurance claims and fraud
Work Environment What are the Work Hours? Irregular Hours
How To Become One What kind of education do you need? College Education Do you need to take a test to get a license? Yes Do you need a license? What kind of license? Yes, licensed private investigator What qualities do you need to have? No license for computer forensic investigator, state licensed private investigator.
Job Outlook What is the expected growth in that field? 21 percent from 2010 to 2020
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Who To Contact For More Information National Association of Legal Investigators