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ICS provides a full range of private investigator services conducted by experienced Huntsville private investigators. ICS is a full service private investigation agency available 24 hours a day including holidays. When you need a private investigator in Huntsville, turn to the professionals at ICS and begin your investigation with a free consultation online or by calling (888) 223-6494.



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ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of Huntsville and all surrounding metropolitan areas. Submit a free online private investigation consultation form, or call our toll free number to speak to a private investigator at (888) 223-6494.

A private investigator in Huntsville is not required to be licensed in order to conduct private investigations. However, in order to start a private investigation agency, the business must be registered and licensed with the state of Alabama.

You can rest assured that any Huntsville Private Investigator assigned to your case with ICS are experienced, reputable local private investigators in Huntsville and are standing by to start your case today.

Huntsville Private Investigator

The State of Alabama boasts a population of 4.8 million people, and its crime rates are close to the national medians in both categories of index crimes – violent and property. Of the 40.26 index crimes reported annually per 1,000 residents (compared to 33.0 national median), 4.20 are violent and 36.06 are property crimes. Nationally, the median for violent crimes committed per 1,000 residents is 3.9, while property crimes have a median report rate of 29.1. Huntsville, one of the larger cities in the State with a population of 183,000, rates safer than only 5% of U.S. cities. Of the 62.75 index crimes reported per 1,000 residents, 8.36 were violent and 54.39 were property-related. These numbers are substantially higher than the state and national medians. As a result, it is evident that local law enforcement agencies are stretched to their limits with investigations. By hiring a private investigator to help, you ensure that a highly trained, experienced professional is dedicated to your case.

Huntsville Private Investigator Restrictions

In order to conduct private investigations in Huntsville, all private investigators must comply with local and federal laws.

  • Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in Huntsville cannot carry a badge, wear a uniform or say anything that might imply that the private investigator is a police officer or federal agent.
  • Make an Arrest - Private Investigators in Huntsville cannot legally make an arrest. If there is evidence that suggests an arrest should be made the investigator should contact law enforcement.
  • Wiretapping - Wiretapping is illegal without a proper warrant. Private Investigators cannot tap a phone.
  • Trespassing - Private Investigators cannot break and enter onto private property.

Child Custody Investigation in Huntsville

Do you need a child custody investigation conducted in Huntsville? Are you located in Huntsville but need a child custody investigation conducted somewhere else? Child Custody investigations in Huntsville can help you gather evidence that will support your child custody claims that will be admissible in court. Your child is the most important thing in your life and if you feel you need help supporting your claims over child custody then contact ICS. International Counterintelligence Services has been providing child custody investigations in Huntsville and elsewhere since 1967 and we have experienced private investigators ready and waiting everywhere in the world. To learn more about how ICS can help you with your child custody investigation give us a call and let us provide you a free consultation to see how we can help you with your case today.

Adultery Investigation in Huntsville

Are you located in Huntsville and are beginning to suspect your partner of adultery? Are you located somewhere else but believe your partner is committing adultery when traveling to Huntsville? There are many reasons that would lead someone to think that their loved one is committing adultery but before jumping to any irrational conclusions, call ICS to get the facts. International Counterintelligence Services has been providing adultery investigations since 1967 and we have the experience, knowledge and resources available to conduct an Adultery investigation anywhere in the world. To learn more about Adultery Investigations in Huntsville call us and speak with a private investigator. Our team of private investigators will help create an action plan that will get you the piece of mind you deserve.

Surveillance Services in Huntsville

Do you need surveillance conducted in Huntsville, Alabama? Are you located in Huntsville but need assistance with Surveillance services somewhere else? Surveillance and tailing services are one of a private investigators biggest assets. In many cases, finding out were a person lives, works and what they do in their free time can be accomplished with a surveillance investigation. In some circumstances a surveillance investigation may be all a client needs. In other investigations, surveillance is simply a small part of a much more thorough investigation. To learn more about surveillance services in Huntsville, Alabama call us to speak with a private investigator. International Counterintelligence Services has been helping people conduct surveillance investigations since 1967.


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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Alabama


Reference Website: http://www.apib.alabama.gov/

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.apib.alabama.gov/ContactUs.aspx
Email: apib@leadership-alliance.org
Alabama Private Investigation Board (APIB), P.O. Box 241206 Montgomery, AL 36124-1206, Montgomery, Alabama, United States, 36124-1206
Phone: Phone: 334-215-0693
Fax: Fax: 334-274-0684

Associations:
Alabama Private Investigators Association

Qualifications Requirement:
Directly from Alabama's Private Investigation Board Administrative Code (found at http://www.apib.alabama.gov/) the qualifications of applicants for licensure are as follows:

"(1) Each individual applicant shall meet the following criteria:
(a) Be at least 21 years of age.
(b) Has not been declared by any court of competent jurisdiction incompetent by
reason of mental defect or disease (unless a court of competent jurisdiction has
subsequently declared the applicant competent).
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(c) Has not been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude (with the Board having final
determination on the interpretation of moral turpitude).
(d) Has not been convicted of a felony crime.
(e) Has passed an examination by the Board designed to measure knowledge and
competence in the investigation field;
OR
(a) Be an investigator holding a current business license in the state of Alabama on the
effective date of the adoption of the rules and regulations of the Board. The
opportunity to apply for a private investigator license issued under this rule shall
expire 365 days after the implementation of the rules and regulations of the Board.
Holders of these licenses shall be eligible to renew their licenses, as are any other
licensed private investigators.
(2) The applicant shall submit a completed application form and pay all required fees.
(3) Implementation for licensure shall begin on the effective date of the adoption of the rules
and regulations. The initial licensure period shall be dated to begin on May 1, 2014, with
renewal by April 30th, biennially thereafter.
(4) Any licenses issued during implementation shall be dated May 1, 2014, the initial date of
the licensure period, and shall be subject to renewal by April 30, 2016, and biennially
thereafter. Licenses issued after the initial date of the licensure period shall be dated to
begin at the date the license is issued, but set to expire at the next established renewal
date. Licenses will not be prorated.
(5) Persons working as a private investigator, unless otherwise exempt, shall have a valid
private investigator license.

741-X-4-.02 Licensure by Work Experience
Private Investigators holding a current business license in the state of Alabama on the effective
date of the adoption of the rules and regulations of the Board may apply under the work
experience option. The opportunity to apply for a private investigator license issued under this
rule shall expire 365 days after the implementation of the rules and regulations of the Board.
The applicant for licensure by Work Experience shall submit:
(1) A completed application.
(2) Required fees.
(3) Copy of a current business license in the state of Alabama.
Private Investigators who are issued licenses during implementation, based on a current state of
Alabama business license during implementation, shall be eligible to renew their licenses as are
any other licensed private investigators.

741-X-4-.03 Licensure by Examination
(1) The applicant for licensure by Examination shall pass an Examination by the Board
designed to measure knowledge and competence in the investigation field and shall
submit:
(a) A completed application
(b) Required fees
(2) Any applicant who seeks to qualify for a private investigators license must apply directly
to the independent testing organization selected by the Board to prepare and grade such
examination. Payment of any examination (or re-examination) fee shall be the
responsibility of the applicant. The independent testing organization will notify each
examinee of the results of the examination.
(3) Applicants for private investigator license must be on file with this office prior to
scheduling examination(s)"

Fees: Application Fee $125
License Fee $300
Renewal Fee $300
Late Renewal Fee (Penalty) $200
Certified Trainer Fee $500
Assistant Trainer Fee $250
Law/Rule & Regulation Book $ 50
(for non-licensees)


741-X-4-.09 Fees
(1) Fees and fines are not refundable.
(2) Fees are payable by certified check, cashier’s check, corporate or business check,
money order, or personal check.
(a) Counter checks are not an acceptable method of payment. Personal checks shall
be imprinted with the name, address, and account number of the applicant or
licensee.
(b) Personal checks by third parties are not acceptable.
(c) Applicants or licensees who submit personal checks returned due to insufficient
funds may be prohibited from paying any future fees or fines by personal check.
(d) Statutory charges for returned checks shall be paid by the applicant or licensees
within ten business days from receipt of notice to remit full payment pursuant to Ala.
Code Section 13A-9-13.01 (b) (2) and pay the maximum fee allowed by Ala. Code
Section 8-8-15.
(3) Fines are payable by certified check, cashier’s check, corporate or business check, or
money order.
(4) The Board may allow payment of fees by electronic means.
(5) Payment, regardless of the method, that is not honored by the financial institution may
result in disciplinary action and/or reporting to the appropriate legal authorities for
possible prosecution.
(6) A license may not be issued until funds are received by the Board.
(7) The current schedule of fees and charges are included in the appendix

Renewal Information: (As seen on the state of Alabama Private Investigation Board's website http://www.apib.alabama.gov/)

"741-X-4-.04 Renewal of License
(1) Licensure periods:
(a) The private investigator license shall normally be valid for two years, expiring April
30, of even numbered years; or
(b) The initial licensure period may be abbreviated in order to have the expiration at the
established renewal date.
(2) The continuing education earning period is normally a two-year period of time in which at
least sixteen (16) contact hours shall be accrued (eight (8) hours in each calendar year).
This is the time period of the current license. In the cases of an abbreviated license
period of one year or less, the applicant for renewal shall validate continuing education
prorated to the equivalent of eight (8) contact hours for the abbreviated licensure period.
(3) The renewal of license shall be accomplished prior to expiration of the current license.
(4) Failure to renew prior to the expiration date of the current license will result in an
additional late fee. Licenses may be renewed up to thirty (30) days after expiration date.
Private investigators will not be permitted to work as a private investigator if their license
has expired.
(5) Renewal notices may be mailed or transmitted electronically. Notice shall be sent to the
applicant’s address of record sixty (60) days prior to the renewal date.
(6) To be eligible for renewal, the applicant shall:
(a) Hold a valid, active Alabama license;
(b) Submit a completed and signed renewal application and required fee(s);
(c) Meet continuing education requirements;
(d) Pass a review of criminal history for criminal convictions and civil fraud findings.
(7) The applicant is responsible to supply current mailing address records to the Board.
(8) Failure to receive the renewal application or notice shall not relieve the licensee of the
responsibility of renewing the license by the expiration date.
(9) Any license not renewed within thirty (30) days following the expiration date
shall lapse. Any individual who practices with a lapsed license shall be subject to
penalties established under Chapter 741-X-6 – Disciplinary Actions."

Forms:
http://www.apib.alabama.gov/forms.aspx?sm=a_a
334-215-0693

Continuing Education: (As seen on the state of Alabama Private Investigation Board's website http://www.apib.alabama.gov/)

"741-X-7-.01 Continuing Education
(1) Each licensee shall complete eight (8) hours of continuing professional education
acceptable to the Board in each calendar year. A private investigator shall be
individually accountable for continued competence to provide private investigation
services and shall maintain documentation to support all continuing education necessary
for renewal.
(2) The Board may prescribe a continuing education program for reentry into practice.
(3) Units of measure for continuing education shall be:
(a) 1 contact hour = 50 minutes
(b) 0.5 contact hour = 25 minutes
(c) 15 contact hours = 1 academic semester credit hour
(d) 10 contact hours = 1 academic quarter credit hour
(4) Hours required.
(a) Each licensed private investigator shall complete sixteen (16) contact hours of
continuing education over the two-year licensure period. Of these required hours,
two (2) hours in Ethics will be required over the two-year licensure period.
(b) Initial licensure periods, which have been prorated to have the renewal date fall on
the established renewal date, will be prorated for eight (8) contact hours of
continuing education if the licensure period is one year or less. Of these required
hours, one (1) hour of Ethics will be required.
(c) Any course accepted for credit shall be at least 25 minutes in length.
(5) Waiver or extension of continuing education.
(a) The Board may grant an extension of the deadline to complete the required hours of
continuing education if it can be shown that compliance was beyond the control of
the person seeking the waiver.
(b) Deadline extensions will be considered only on an individual basis and may be
requested by submitting the following items to the Board office:
(i) A written request for a deadline extension and a written and signed explanation
of the reason for the request; and
(ii) Any documentation, which supports the reason(s) for the deadline
extension requested or which is subsequently requested by the
Board.
(c) A deadline extension approved by the Board is effective only for the renewal period
for which the waiver is sought."



BEWARE!!! Alabama does not require a state license for Huntsville Private Investigators.  It is extremely important to find an investigative company that you can trust. 

We have been around since 1967.  We have extremely professional Private Investigators working for us who have handled some very high profile cases, and we also have a respectable extensive client list.  Only a handful of Private Investigators in the nation can make those kind of statements.

Private Investigation Cases covered in Huntsville:
Accident Reconstruction
Activity Checks
Adopted Child Locate Investigation
Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
AOE or COE Insurance Investigation
Arson or Fire Loss Investigation
Background Checks (Online Dating)
Background Investigation
Background Investigation (Pre-Marital or Pre-nuptial)
Bankruptcy Due Diligence
Beneficiary Investigations
Birth Parent Locate Investigation
Blacklisting and Blackballing Investigations
Bomb Threats and Detection
Cellular Forensics
Cheating Decoy Investigations
Cheating Husband Investigation
Cheating Spouse Investigation
Cheating Wife Investigation
Child Abuse or Molestation
Child Custody and Visitation Investigations
Child Exploitation and Obscenity (Pornography)
Child Support Enforcement and Collection
Child Support Modification
Cohabitation Investigation
Cold Case Investigations
Competitive Business Intelligence
Computer Forensics Investigation
Corporate Slander Investigation
Counterfeiting Crime
Counter-Surveillance
Covert Surveillance (Tailing)
Criminal Background Checks and Search
Criminal Defense Investigations
Criminal Investigation (All Types)
Cyber Sabotage Investigations
D'enquête pour les Clients qui Parlent Français
Dependency Investigations
Discrimination Claims Investigations
Diversion or Conversion Investigations
Divorce Investigation
Document Examination and Assessment
Domestic Investigations (All Types)
Domestic Violence
Drowning and Boating Accident Investigations
Drug Testing
Due Diligence Investigation (General)
Eavesdropping Detection (Bugs and Taps)
eDiscovery
Elder Abuse Investigations
Electronic Discovery Services
Email Tracking and SMS Tracing
Embezzlement Investigation
Employee Malingering Investigation
Employee Theft Investigation
Employment Misconduct Investigation
Espionage Investigations
Expert Witness Testimony
Extortion or Exaction Investigations
Financial Fraud Investigations
Fugitive Apprehension
Gay Spouse Investigation
Hidden Assets Investigation
Hidden Assets Search (Lost or Forgotten)
Homicide and Murder Investigation
Human Trafficking
Identity Theft
Inheritance Investigation
Insurance Fraud Investigations (Active Case)
Intellectual Property and Copyright Infringement
International Marriage Investigation
International Rendition
Internet Cyber Bullying
Internet Defamation and Slander Investigations
Investigación para Clientes que Hablan Español
Juror Vetting (Jury Selection)
Kidnapping and Ransom Situation
Labor Dispute Monitoring
Land Ownership and Title Investigation
Litigation & Legal Support (Active Case)
Locate Lost People
Loss and Theft Investigations
Lost Family Member
Malpractice Investigation
Maritime or Boating Investigations
Medical and Dental Malpractice
Mergers and Acquisitions Investigation
Mind Control or Brainwashing Investigations
Missing Persons
Mobile Phone and PDA Seizures
Money Laundering Investigations
Mortgage Fraud Investigations
Mystery and Secret Shopper
Narcotics Detection
Online Auction Fraud
Online Defamation Investigation
Online Gaming and MMO Investigations
Online Social Networking Investigation
Organized Crime Control or RICO
Origin and Cause Investigation
Other Private Investigator Case
Paternity Investigations and Testing
Personal Injury
Personal Protection
Polygraph and Lie Detection (General)
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Domestic Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Employee Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Pre Employment Screening
Pre-Employment Screening
Probate Investigation
Process Service (Worldwide)
Professional Malpractice Investigations
Public Interest Investigations
Real Estate Fraud Investigations
Religion or Faith Based Investigation
Runaway and Missing Children
Sabotage Investigations
Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Securities Investigations
Sects Occult or Cults Investigations
Security Consulting (CPP & PPS Certified)
Sexual Harassment Claims
Sick Day Fraud
Signal Piracy Investigation
Slander and Defamation of Character Investigations
Spousal Maintenance or Alimony Modification
Stalking and Harassment Investigations
Sting Operations
Stock Options Fraud
Stolen Property Investigations
Strike and Labor Unrest
Sub-Rosa Surveillance
Substance Abuse Investigation
Surface or Forensic Drug Detection
Surveillance (Beacon or GPS tracking)
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Tenant Screening
Traffic and Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
Undercover and Covert Investigations
Unfair Competition Investigations
Unfaithful or Cheating Partner (Non-Marital)
Unlawful Conduct Investigations
Unsolved Crime Investigations
Vendor Screening Investigations
Veterinary Malpractice Investigations
Water Related Death Investigation
White Collar Crime
Wire and Electronic Communications Crime
Witness Locates and Interviewing
Witness Statements
Workers' Compensation Fraud (AOE/COE)
Workplace (ADA, EEOC, or FMLA Sensitive)
Workplace Conditions Investigations
Workplace Investigation Interview
Workplace Violence Investigation
Wrongful Death Investigations
Wrongful Imprisonment Investigation


Clients Serviced in Huntsville:
Attorneys & Legal Services
Business (100+ Employees)
Business (Small Business)
Education Services Industry
Financial Services Industry
Government (Local/State/Federal)
Hotel, Bar or Restaurant Specific
Human Resource Professionals
Individual Clients (Personal Cases)
Insurance Industry and Adjusters
Law Enforcement Specific
Medical Services or Hospice
Non-Government Organization
Parental or Caretaker
Real Estate Professionals
Security & Private Investigator
Spousal or Matrimonial


Services offered in Huntsville
Audio Enhancement
Canine Training and Sales (K9)
Commercial Driver Pre Screening
Comprehensive Information Resources
Computer Forensic Services
Counter-Surveillance Services
Counterintelligence Services
Criminal Investigation Services
Crisis Intervention Services
DNA Testing
Electronic Discovery Services
Employee Screening Programs
Fingerprint Lifting
Fingerprinting
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Electronic Discovery
Forensic Lab Testing
Handwriting Analysis
Internet Use Investigation
Investigations to Find People
Missing Persons Investigations
Personal Investigations
Personal Protection
Physical Evidence and Forensics Services
Polygraph or Lie Detection Services
Private Investigations (International)
Private Investigations (United States)
Process Service
Public Records Research
Reputation Defense
Retail Loss and Theft Prevention
Shredded or Destroyed Document Reconstruction
Signal Piracy Auditing
Skip Tracing to Find People
Supplier and Vendor Screening
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Tenant Background Services
Undercover Investigations

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