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ICS of California is an independently owned local california private investigator, providing private investigations throughout the entire state of California. If you need a professional private investigator to assist you with a discreet, confidential private investigation please fill out a Private Investigator Free Consultation. Our private investigators are committed to providing affordable, reliable service in your area and report their results in a timely, accountable manner. Contact us today to begin your case. CA License #25998


California Private Investigator

Private Investigator in California

Private Investigators in California are required to be licensed in order to conduct Private Investigation services. If your investigation requires the case to move out of state, the private investigator must still abide by any out of state licensing requirements.

Although California private investigators are regulated, only the Qualified Manager is required to be licensed. At ICS of California not only the QM for California is licensed but all ICS investigators are experienced and licensed before taking on your case.

California Private Investigator

ICS of California is an independently owned and operated licensee of ICS World, L.L.C., providing private investigations throughout the entire state of California. If you need a professional private investigator to assist you with a discreet, confidential private investigation please fill out a Private Investigator Free Consultation. Our private investigators are committed to providing affordable, reliable service in your area and report their results in a timely, accountable manner. Contact us today to begin your case. CA License #25998

ICS of California provides a full range of investigations for the State of California, and has private investigators in every major metropolitan region. Whether your case involves fraud, adultery, missing persons, child custody, extramarital affairs or infidelity, asset searches, surveillance, background checks or any of our other services, ICS of California has the resources and expertise to find the answers you need.

Remember, not all private investigators in California are alike. Pay special attention to not only their reach in California but throughout the United States.

California Computer Forensics Private Investigator

ICS of California private investigators are skilled and experienced in providing computer forensics investigations in California to scientifically analyze the data held on, or retrieved from computer storage media in such a way that the information can be used as evidence in a California court of law. Our California computer forensics investigators securely collect the suspect data and exam its contents based on the purpose of the investigation. Computer forensics investigators at ICS of California provide services such as: data recovery of emails, instant messages, and all types of files, virus and spyware detection and removal, email tracing, pornography detection, computer and network intrusion detection and prevention, internet history evaluation, hidden files detection, and more. Our forensic technicians are knowledgeable and available to provide these services for desktop computers, laptops, network servers, digital cameras, media cards, smart phones including the iPhone, and most other forms of media and data storage. If you need a computer forensics investigator, click now to begin a Computer Forensics Private Investigation.

Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

California Private Investigator

Technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM) eavesdropping detection and bug sweeps are designed to detect any means of eavesdropping or electronic bugs in use at your home, office or vehicle. The TSCM professionals with ICS are highly qualified, certified and accredited. Whether your case involves suspicion of corporate espionage, stalking, intrusion into your private affairs, extortion, identity theft, or any other malicious attempt to harm you through information theft, the TSCM professionals at ICS are ready to assist you with an in-depth, comprehensive survey. A technical surveillance countermeasures sweep with ICS involves both physical and electronic inspection of the area of concern to determine if any means of eavesdropping or information theft are in use, like infrared, laser, audio recording, video recording, phone taps, GPS tracking, hidden cameras, wireless microphones, radio transmitters, cell phone interceptors, and more. If you suspect that one of these devices, or any other means of eavesdropping or information theft, have been used against you, contact ICS today to begin a TSCM eavesdropping detection and bug sweep. A technical surveillance countermeasures eavesdropping detection and bug sweep is a service offered by ICS and is not itself an investigation; ICS will work with a California private investigator to report findings and take action in the event of a discovery of illegal surveillance activities.

California Background Check

Do you need a background check performed on an individual in the State of California? Are you in California and need a background check performed elsewhere? ICS of California can provide this service and many others. Background checks are one of the most well known and useful investigation tools a private investigator can provide. Sometimes a background check is all a client needs and other times it is merely the first step into a more in-depth investigation, providing clues and leads for the private investigator and client to pursue. If you need a California background check or an investigation involving one, the professionals at ICS of California are ready to work for you to provide the discreet and confidential service you need. ICS has been helping people in California just like you get results since 1967.

Private Investigation in California

A private investigator in California must apply to the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services and pass licensing requirements, including a thorough background check. While many California private investigators come from a law enforcement or military background, it is not a requirement for employment as a private investigator. Often times a degree in Criminal Justice or other security and investigation work can be just as important to prospective employers.

In the State of California, it is against the law to provide the services of a private investigator without a California Private Investigator License. You can rest assured that an ICS of California private investigator assigned to your case is a fully licensed and insured private investigator in accordance with California State Laws and participates in the required continuing education.

You can reset assured once you complete a free consultation for a private investigator in California, with ICS, you will have a leader of the industry decided what will be the best course of action.


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Local Associations and Important Resources for California

California Association of Licensed Investigators

Website: http://www.cali-pi.org/

Professional Investigators of California

Website: http://www.pica-association.org/

The State of California Official Website

Website: http://www.ca.gov/

California Department of Consumer Affiars

Website: http://www.bsis.ca.gov/

California Legislative Information

Website: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

California Code of Regulations

Website: http://ccr.oal.ca.gov/

About California:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California

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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

California Private Investigator License

Training and education are big factors in becoming a PI in California. You must also be fingerprinted, fill out an application, and take an examination.
Reference Website: http://www.bsis.ca.gov/industries_regulated/pi.shtml

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.bsis.ca.gov/
Email: bsis@dca.ca.gov
Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, 2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 270, Sacramento, California, United States, 95834
Phone: (916) 322-4000
Fax: (916) 575-7290

Associations:
California Association of Licensed Investigators
Professional Investigators of California

Citation Statute:
California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 7. Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

California Business and Professions Code
Chapter 11.3 Private Investigator Act

Website: http://www.ca.gov/About/Government/State/LawsAndRegs.html

Qualifications Requirement:
From The California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services' website:

"Be 18 or older.

Undergo a criminal history background check through the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Have at least three years (2,000 hours each year, totaling 6,000 hours) of compensated experience in investigative work; or

have a law degree or completed a four year course in police science plus two years (4,000 hours) of experience; or

have an associate's degree in police science, criminal law, or justice and 2 ½ years (5,000 hours) of experience.

Pass a two-hour multiple-choice examination covering laws and regulations, terminology, civil and criminal liability, evidence handling, undercover investigations and surveillance."

Reciprocity: The California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, has entered into limited reciprocity agreements with Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Oregon.

Official reciprocity with Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Testing: A two-hour multiple-choice examination covering laws and regulations, terminology, civil and criminal liability, evidence handling, undercover investigations and surveillance is required for a California Private Investigator License.

Fees: $50.00 Application Fee
$175 Licensing Fee

Renewal Information: $125 Renewal Fee every two years
$15 Reexamination Fee

Forms:
http://www.bsis.ca.gov/forms_pubs/licensingapp.pdf




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