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Local Stamford Private Investigators

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

Recent Stamford Inquiries
OriginInvestigation LocationClient TypeCase Type
Bridgeport, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Child Custody and Visitation Investigations
stamford, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Spousal or Matrimonial Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
Stoughton, Massachusetts Stamford, Connecticut Spousal or Matrimonial Unfaithful or Cheating Mate (Non-Marital)
Old Granite, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Security & Private Investigator Stalking and Harassment Investigations
Stamford, Connecticut Norwalk, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Background Investigation
Bridgeport, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Child Abuse or Molestation
Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Computer Forensics Investigation
Stamford, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Spousal or Matrimonial Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
Stamford, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Loss and Theft Investigations
Weston, Connecticut Stamford, Connecticut Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Internet Cyber Bullying

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Description of Private Investigations in Stamford

Local Stamford Private Investigator

ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of Stamford 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 Stamford must have obtained a private investigator’s license from the Department of Public Safety. Licensing requirements in Connecticut include proof of 5 years of full time paid investigative experience in a Licensed PI agency or in the military, or 10 years of investigative experience as a police officer.

You can rest assured that any Stamford Private Investigator assigned to your case with ICS are fully licensed and insured in accordance with Stamford laws and participates in any required continuing education.

Stamford Private Investigator

The State of Connecticut has a population of nearly 3.6 million people, but its crime rates do not reflect the high population. Only 24.40 index crimes – meaning both violent and property crimes – were reported per 1,000 residents last year, which breaks down further to 2.73 violent and 21.67 property-related. This compares quite favorably to the national medians of 3.9 and 29.1, respectively. In Stamford, which boasts 124,000 residents, the rates are even lower. Rated safer than 49% of U.S. cities, only 3.14 violent and 16.04 property crimes were reported per 1,000 residents in Stamford. Despite the relatively low crime rates, there is always a need for further crime prevention and investigation. With a private investigator working for you, you can be assured that a highly skilled, experienced professional dedicated to your case.

How to become a Private Investigator in Stamford

  1. Must be at least 25 years of age
  2. Must have good moral character
  3. Must have five (5) years experience full time as one of the following:
    • Licensed Private Detective
    • Registered Private Investigator
    • Operating a Proprietary Detective Agency
    • Investigator with any Federal State of Local Government
    • Detective with any Federal, State, or Local Police Department, OR
    • Have ten (10) years as a police officer on any level
  4. Post a $10,000 performance surety bond and provide $300,000 general liability insurance policy
  5. Must be a United States citizen or legal resident

Stamford Private Investigator Restrictions

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

  • Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in Stamford 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 Stamford 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.

Elder Abuse Investigation in Stamford

Do you believe a loved one of yours is a victum of elder abuse in Stamford? Elder abuse investigations can be a serious matter but are not always easy to prove. If you are located in Stamford or need an elder abuse investigation outside of Stamford, ICS can help. ICS has been providing elder abuse investigations to clients since 1967 and have the experience, knowledge and resouces to help you get the evidence you need to protect your loved one. Don't let elder abuse continue when you have an opportunity to stop it. Contact us to learn more about Elder Abuse Investigations in Stamford and speak with a private investigator over a free consultation and learn how we can help you with your private investigation today.

Background Investigation in Stamford

Are you located in Stamford and need a background investigation conducted on someone? Are you located in Stamford but need a background investigated on someone outside of Stamford? Stamford background investigations are extremely useful for anyone requiring detailed information regarding someones background. Background investigations can help determine any previous crimes committed, places of residence, jobs the person has held and more. Learn more about the benifits of a background investigation by calling to speak with an ICS private investigator. Our investigators will conduct a free consultation with you and help determine the best course of action in finding out the information you need provided.

Cheating Spouse Investigation in Stamford

Are you in Stamford and are suspecting your spouse of cheating? Are you in located in Stamford but believe your spouse is cheating on you outside of Stamford? There could be many reasons that have caused you to raise suspicion about your spouse but before jumping to conclusions get all the facts straight. ICS has been providing clients with cheating spouse investigations in Stamford and elsewhere since 1967. Our experienced private investigators are committed to gathering facts and evidence that will help you gain piece of mind as to what's really going on behind your back. Don't let questions of uncertainty haunt you any longer. Call us to learn more about cheating spouse investigations in Stamford and find out how we can help you create an action plan to get you the results your looking for.

Local Associations and Important Resources for Stamford

Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns


The state of Connecticut has two types of licenses, individual and corporate or partner. Investigators must have 5 years experience in order to obtain a license in the state of Connecticut
Reference Website: http://www.ct.gov/dps/cwp/view.asp?a=2158&Q=294504&dpsNav=%7C

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.ct.gov/dps/cwp/view.asp?a=2158&Q=294504&dpsNav=%7C
Email: dps.spec.licensing@po.state.ct.us
State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety Special Licensing and Firearms, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, Connecticut, United States, 06457
Phone: (860) 685-8290

Connecticut Association of Licensed Private Investigators

Citation Statute:
Connecticut Public Act # 04-192

Website: http://www.ct.gov/dps/lib/dps/special_licensing_and_firearms/public_act%2004-192.pdf

Qualifications Requirement:
Applicants for a Private Detective License must be at least 25 years of age, have good moral character and have at least 5 years Full Time experience as a Licensed Private Detective or in an acceptable Crimal Justice field.

Reciprocity: Connecticut does not have reciprocal agreements with any other states as of February, 2008

Fees: The license for an individual private detective shall be as a private detective. The fee for an individual private detective license shall be $1,200.00 for the initial 2-year license and $500.00 for 2-year renewal.
The license for a corporation, association or partnership shall be as a private detective agency. The fee for a private detective agency license shall be $1,500.00 for the initial 2-year license and $800.00 for 2-year renewal.

Renewal Information: A private security company license is issued for a period of 2 years. Ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of a license, the Special License and Firearms Unit will mail the licensee a renewal application.


Connecticut State requires licensing for Stamford Private Investigators, Security Guards and Agencies. 

State Licensing Authority: State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety
Website: http://www.ct.gov/dps/cwp/view.asp?a=2158&Q=294504&dpsNav=1
Email: dps.feedback@po.state.ct.us
Phone: (860) 685-8441

Only Licensed investigators can conduct investigations in Connectictut.
Connecticut Licenses are only good in Connecticut, there is no State Reciprocity.

Top Case Types for Stamford
Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
Cheating Spouse Investigation
Birth Parent Locate Investigation
Child Support Enforcement and Collection
Background Investigation
Divorce Investigation
Maritime or Boating Investigations
Blacklisting and Blackballing Investigations
Elder Abuse Investigations

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