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If you need a private investigator in Tampa, Florida, then the professionals private investigators 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 Tampa, Florida just like you get results since 1967.


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Tampa Private Investigator

International Counterintelligence Services of Florida serves the greater Tampa Bay and Clearwater area, providing confidential and accurate investigations throughout the state. International Counterintelligence Services of Florida, a member of International Counterintelligence Services , brings extensive international resources and local values to your Tampa private investigation.  We  use cutting edge technology and reliable investigative practices to conduct affordable and discreet investigations.  ICS’s vast regional and international presence allows us to provide affordable private investigations across the globe.  The Tampa Bay-Clearwater area is only one of the areas served by our licensed private investigators; we also conduct investigations in Miami, St. Petersburg, Orlando, tampa, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach, Sarasota, Pensacola, and more. 

Private Investigator in Tampa

We accepts most case types and conducts investigations across the globe.  International Counterintelligence Services of Florida services the entire state, accommodating clients that live or work in Florida, and those who live elsewhere but need a Florida private investigation.  International Counterintelligence Services works exclusively with highly qualified private investigators and sub-contractors, in order to provide superior service to each client.  We work to keep your investigation affordable and discreet, and we conduct every investigation in a timely manner.   International Counterintelligence Services of Florida can help you catch a cheating spouse or partner, locate a missing or lost person, find a birth-parent, or collect evidence for a child custody, visitation, or support trial.  Private investigators can obtain information that civilians do not have access to, and the evidence collected by us is admissible in court.  Our Tampa and Clearwater private investigators are available 24 hours a day, and accept cases of any size.

Tampa Private Investigator

Other services International Counterintelligence Services can provide are computer and cellular forensics, background checks, finger printing, and pre-employment screening.  This is only a brief list of our most common case types and services; for a more comprehensive listing, please visit the Investigations We Solve or Services we Offer page.  Begin your investigation with a free consultation today by calling our Toll Free, 24-hour line at (888) 223-6494 or by submitting our online consultation form.

ICS-Who We Are

International Counterintelligence Services is an international private investigation agency that employs licensees and subcontractors in every region of the world.  We maintain offices throughout the country and works closely with subcontractors worldwide, which allows us to provide localized service to more areas of the world.  This dedication to superior local service with strong international experience is a part of the ICS Mission Statement, and helps us provide the best possible service to all our clients.

International Counterintelligence Services of Florida

Contact us today to begin your free consultation for your Tampa or St. Pete private investigation.

Private investigators in Florida are required to hold a professional license from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, via the Division of Licensing’s Bureau of License Issuance.  Licensing requirements are designed to help protect Florida residents from unprofessional or under-qualified investigators.  Mr. Hamilton and International Counterintelligence Services of Florida exceed minimum state licensing requirements, bringing clients superior investigative services.


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Local Associations and Important Resources for Tampa

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/

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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 Tampa:
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 Tampa:
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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