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Edwardsville Private Investigator


ICS provides a full range of private investigations in Edwardsville, Illinois, which are performed by licensed Illinois private investigators. Our investigators are committed to providing affordable, reliable service in your area and reporting their results in a timely, accountable manner. Contact us today to begin your case.


Local Edwardsville Private Investigation Services

ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of Edwardsville and all surrounding metropolitan areas. Simply submit a free online private investigation consultation form.

A private investigator in Edwardsville must apply to the Illinois Department of Public Safety and pass licensing requirements, including a thorough background check. While many private investigators come from a law enforcement or military background, it is not a requirement for employment as a private investigator in Illinois.

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

Edwardsville Private Investigator

Illinois has a population of nearly 13 million people and a crime rate that is close to the national average in terms of violent and property crimes, or “index crimes.”  There were 401,272 such crimes reported in 2011, or 31.18 per 1,000 residents.  Of those, 4.29 were violent and 26.89 were property crimes, compared to 3.9 and 29.1 nationally.  In Edwardsville, the population accounts for only 24,000 of the residents of the State.  The crime index indicates that it is safer than 35% of the cities in the U.S.  Only 0.7 violent crimes and 24.65 property crimes were reported per 1,000 residents in 2011.  But the relative safety of the city does not mean that supplemental investigation would not be in your best interest.  To ensure that your case in investigated to its fullest potential by a highly skilled professional, you should contact a private investigator in the ICS network.

How to become a Private Investigator in Edwardsville

  1. Be at least 21 years of age
  2. Have no felony convictions within the last 10 years
  3. Is of good moral character and of mental competence, does not suffer from substance addiction
  4. Has a minimum of three (3) years experience within the past five (5) years working full-time for a licensed private detective agency, a licensed attorney, or in a law enforcement agency
  5. Pass a written examination

Edwardsville Private Investigator Restrictions

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

  • Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in Edwardsville 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 Edwardsville 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.

Edwardsville Missing Persons Investigation

Missing person cases happen all the time and the police do not always have the time or resources to devote towards a full missing persons investigation. Are you in Edwardsville and are trying to find a missing person? Are you in Edwardsville and are trying to find a missing person elsewhere? ICS has been conducting missing person investigations since 1967 and we have the experience, knowledge and resources to achieve results. Call today and speak with a private investigator to see how we can help you with your missing persons investigation.

Edwardsville Background Investigation

Are you in Edwardsville and need a background investigation done? Are you in Edwardsville but need a background investigation conducted elsewhere? Background investigations are very useful tools that private investigators can offer clients. If you believe you need to conduct a background investigation on someone in Edwardsville, or anywhere else for that matter, ICS can help. ICS has been conducting background investigation services since 1967 and has experienced investigators standing by to get you the information your looking for. Call us today to discuss your case confidentially with a background investigator to see how we can help you with your case.

Edwardsville Adultery or Infidelity Investigation

Adultery or infidelity can be a devastating and emotional experience to go through. Don't let your suspicions and emotions take over you without having a clear understanding of whats going on. ICS can provide you the piece of mind you need before making any unnecessary or irrational decisions and arm you with the facts. If your located in Edwardsville and believe you need to have an adultery investigation conducted, call ICS. We have been doing adultery and infidelity investigations since 1967 and have the experience and knowledge to get you results.


Private Investigation Cases Map for near Edwardsville, Illinois


Case Studies

  • Overseas Lost Person

    Private Investigator finds a lost person in an overseas country 01/24/2019

  • Locate Lost Person

    ICS was contacted in an attempt to locate a Subject that had been in a 3-year relationship with the Client. 01/17/2019

  • Child Custody Exchange

    ICS was contacted in an attempt to have an Investigator on site to witness the exchange of a child from father to mother. Due to the legality of the exchange, a verified witness was required by the Client to document a proper exchange to negate... 01/08/2019

  • Case Study: Infidelity investigation in a Resort City Like Dubai

    ICS was contacted by a Client in an attempt to verify if her spouse was engaging in acts of Infidelity while on a stay in a city much like Dubai. Investigators were dispatched. We had boot on the ground in the resort and reserved their stay. In... 10/01/2018

  • Case Study: Due Diligence investigation helps business move forward with new investors.

    The private investigator for ICS helped our client make informed decisions about their potential investigators. With this case study the efforts made by ICS thwarted the clients suspicion and made for better business dealing. 09/20/2018


Paper and Press Releases

  • Join our team of Qualified Parties

    There is simply no agency with an international footprint that takes better care of its private investigator talent. "Our solution is simple, take care of you like our own!" -Michael Rabern 08/29/2018

  • Teen Cyber Bullying

    Cyberbullying has become increasingly common, with the increased use of communication technology, especially among teenagers.
    12/07/2015

  • Cellphone Spyware

    Cellular Spyware is basically "phone surveillance". It is an app that has usually been installed by a third party on a cell phone that allows them to listen to or record conversations, track location and monitor all the data of the cell phone that... 12/07/2015

  • Workers Compensation Fraud

    Worker's compensation programs are compensation plans for the victims of all job-related injuries.  When an employee gets hurt on the job, the employer is liable for medical expenses, lost income and other expenses until the employee has healed... 12/07/2015

  • ICS Will Not Do Cheating Decoy Investigations

    International Counterintelligence Services (“ICS”), a leader in the private investigations industry takes a strong stand against Cheating Decoy Investigations. 12/07/2015







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