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Private investigators serving all of Florida. If you need a Florida private investigator, the professionals at ICS are ready to work for you to provide the discreet and confidential service you need. ICS and its diverse talent solution have been helping people in Florida just like you get results since 1967.


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Private Investigator in Florida

Local Florida Private Investigator

Private Investigators in Florida 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.

Private Investigator in Florida

ICS provides a full range of investigations across the state. 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 has the resources and expertise to find the answers you need.

Florida Computer Forensics Private Investigator

Private investigators with ICS are trained and experienced in providing computer forensics investigations across Florida. ICS will scientifically analyze the data held on various computer storage media, and can retrieve the data in such a way that the information can be used as evidence in a Florida court of law. Our Florida computer forensics investigators securely collect and analyze the suspect data based within the realm of the investigation. Computer forensics investigators at ICS 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, tablet devices, smart phones including the iPhone, Blackberry, and Droid, 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

Florida Private Investigators

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 Florida private investigator to report findings and take action in the event of a discovery of illegal surveillance activities.

Florida Background Check

Do you need a background check performed on an individual in the State of Florida? Are you in Florida and need a background check performed elsewhere? ICS can provide this service and many others. Background checks are one of the most common and useful investigative services 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 investigator and client to pursue. If you need a Florida background check or an investigation involving one, the professionals at ICS are ready to work for you to provide the discreet and confidential service you need. ICS has been helping people in Florida just like you get results since 1967.


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Local Associations and Important Resources for Florida

Florida Association of Licensed Investigators

Website: http://www.fali.com/

Florida Association of Private Investigators

Website: http://www.myfapi.org/

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Website: http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/

Florida Department of State

Website: http://www.dos.state.fl.us/

Florida Constitution and Statutes

Website: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/

About Florida:

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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, licenses and regulates the private investigative industry in accordance with Chapter 493, Florida Statutes.
Reference Website: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Private-Investigation

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Private-Investigation
Email: DOLWeb@freshfromflorida.com
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, P.O. Box 5767, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 32314-5767
Phone: (850) 245-5691
Fax: (850) 245-5655 Fax

Associations:
Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
Florida Association of Private Investigators

Citation Statute:
Florida Statutes Title XXXII. Regulation of Professions and Occupations
Chapter 493. Private Investigative, Private Security, and Repossession Services

Website: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=Ch0493/titl0493.htm&StatuteYear=2008&Title=-%3E2008-%3EChapter%20493

Qualifications Requirement:
As found on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website:

An applicant for the Class "C" Private Investigator License must have TWO YEARS OF LAWFULLY GAINED, VERIFIABLE, FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE in order to qualify for the license. This experience can be acquired through a combination of actual investigative experience, college course work in a related field, or internship in accordance with the following three categories set forth in the statute:
(a) Private investigative work or related fields of work that provided equivalent experience or training.
(b) College course work related to criminal justice, criminology, or law enforcement administration, or successful completion of any law enforcement-related training received from any federal, state, county, or municipal agency, except that no more than 1 year may be used from this category.
(c) Work as a Class “CC” licensed intern. This internship is done at a licensed private investigative agency.
The applicant for the Class “C” license must also pass an examination. This examination will cover those parts of Florida law that deal directly with the business practices of the private investigative industry and the legal responsibilities of the individuals and agencies that work in that industry (sections 493.6100 through 493.6203, and section 493.6301(5), Florida Statutes).

Reciprocity: Florida recognizes and has formal reciprocity agreements with several states, in which a Private Investigator may conduct business so long as: the investigation is initiated in the investigator's home state, the investigator spends no more than 30 days per case conducting an investigation in another state, and the investigator does not solicit business while in another state. The exception to these rules is Tennessee, which only allows for 15 days of out-of-state time for an investigation.

Official reciprocity with Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies, California Private Investigator License, Tennessee Private Investigator License, Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners, Oklahoma, North Carolina Private Protective Services Board, Virginia Private Investigator License.

Testing: Florida requires a Private Investigator to pass an examination if applying for a "C" or "M" (or "MA") licenses.

Fees: Application fee: $50
Fingerprint processing: $42
Initial license fee: $75
Total fees: $167

Renewal Information: $75

Forms:
http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Private-Investigation
(850) 245-5691




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



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

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