Local Granite City Private Investigation Services
ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of Granite City and all surrounding metropolitan areas. Simply ubmit a free online private investigation consultation form.
A private investigator in Granite City 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 Granite City Private Investigator assigned to your case with ICS are fully licensed and insured in accordance with Granite City laws and participates in any required continuing education.
Granite City Private Investigator
The State of Illinois recorded a population of nearly 13 million people in 2011. That year, 401,272 index crimes, which include both violent and property crimes, were reported, which calculates to 31.18 per 1,000 residents. Of those, 4.29 were violent and 26.89 were property crimes. This compares to the national medians of 3.9 and 29.1, respectively. In Granite City, the population is just short of 30,000 people, and the crime index rates it as safer than 21% of United States cities. Violent crimes there are higher than the state and national averages at 5.81 per 1,000 residents, while property crimes were reported at 29.03 per 1,000 residents. These rates are not particularly high, but they highlight a need for increased resources for law enforcement. By hiring a private investigator licensed by ICS, you ensure that a highly skilled professional is entirely dedicated to your case.
How to become a Private Investigator in Granite City
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Have no felony convictions within the last 10 years
- Is of good moral character and of mental competence, does not suffer from substance addiction
- 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
- Pass a written examination
Granite City Private Investigator Restrictions
In order to conduct private investigations in Granite City, all private investigators must comply with local and federal laws.
Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in Granite City 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 Granite City 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.
Granite City Missing Persons
Has someone know gone missing in Granite City? Do you live in Granite City but know someone who has gone missing elsewhere? Missing Persons cases can be very difficult to accomplish because there is often not a lot to go off of. However, our team of missing persons investigators are experienced and knowledgeable in finding missing persons and can help you find your missing person. Call today to speak with a private investigator about your missing person case and see what action plan we can create to track them down.
Granite City Child Custody Investigation
Are you trying to get full custody of your child in Granite City? Are you trying to obtain shared custody of your child in Granite City? Child custody cases can be difficult because the court often looks at what the best interest of the child is based on paper and fact laid before them. If you believe that your child is not fit to be raised by the other spouse you need to have a child custody investigation conducted. Our experienced private investigators will find the evidence you need that will be admissible in court to help you gain leverage in your child custody investigation. Call ICS today to speak with a private investigator and find out how we can help you with your child custody investigation.
Granite City Birth Parent Locate Investigation
Are you trying to locate your birth parents who you believe are residing in Granite City? Are you in Granite City and are trying to locate your biological birth parents elsewhere? Private investigators are often hired to help find biological birth parents and help reunite the child and parents together. It can be an emotional and difficult time attempting to locate your birth parents as you probably have many questions for them that have been left unanswered. We encourage you to pick up the phone and call ICS and speak with a private investigator to see how we may help you reunite you with your birth parents.
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