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Local South Bend Indiana Private Investigators

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

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Local South Bend Private Investigator

ICS provides a full range of investigations services for the City of South Bend 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 South Bend must apply to the Indiana Private Investigator & Security Guard Licensing Board and pass licensing requirements, including a thorough background check. While many South Bend private investigators come from a law enforcement or military background, it is not a requirement for employment as a private investigator.

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

South Bend Private Investigator

With a population of more than 6.5 million residents, the State of Indiana has its fair share of crime, but it rates close to the national medians in index crimes reported, including both violent and property crimes. Of the 34.94 annual index crimes reported per 1,000 residents, 3.32 were violent while 31.62 were property-related. This is nearly on par with the national medians of 3.9 and 29.1, respectively. In South Bend, the home of the prestigious University of Notre Dame, the population is just over 101,000 people, and crime rates are substantially higher. Rating safer than only three (3) percent of U.S. cities, South Bend had 7.36 violent and 60.52 property crimes reported per 1,000 residents last year. These numbers indicate a great need for additional resources being used for criminal investigations. Hiring a private investigator, such as those licensed by ICS, will ensure that a highly skilled and experienced professional is dedicated to your case.

How to become a Private Investigator in South Bend

  1. At least 21 years of age
  2. Demonstrates necessary knowledge and skills, as determined by licensing board
  3. Has not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that would affect applicant’s ability to practice competently
  4. Must carry limited liability insurance
  5. Pass thorough background check

South Bend Private Investigator Restrictions

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

  • Impersonate Law Enforcement - Private Investigators in South Bend 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 South Bend 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.

Employee Theft Investigation in South Bend

Employee Theft Investigations are a necessity once you have begun to suspect an employee may be stealing from you company. If you are located in South Bend and need an Employee Theft Investigation conducted, then ICS can help. Employee Theft is typically the highest cause of retail shrink and can have long term negative effects on your bottom line. To learn more about Employee Theft Investigations in South Bend, call and speak with a licensed private investigator. During your free consultation a private investigator will help you determine the best course of action in developing evidence that will be admissible in court and help you put a stop to your employee theft. International Counterintelligence Services has been helping clients with employee theft investigations since 1967.

Locate Lost Person in South Bend

Are you trying to locate a lost person in South Bend? Are you in South Bend but believe the person you are trying to locate is somewhere else? Trying to locate someone who is lost or missing can be a daunting task. Missing person investigations in South Bend often go cold due to the fact that so many people go missing each day and the police simply do not have enough time and resources to give each case adequate attention. If your stuck feeling helpless with no one to turn to for your missing person investigation, call ICS. International Counterintelligence Services has been conducting Lost Person Investigations in South Bend and elsewhere since 1967. Learn more about Locate Lost Person Investigations by speaking with an ICS Licensed Private investigator and see how we can help you with your case today.

South Bend Surveillance

Are you located in South Bend and need surveillance conducted on someone? Are you located in South Bend but need Surveillance conducted on someone somewhere else? There are many reasons as to why you would need surveillance performed on someone and with ICS private investigators you can have surveillance conducted on anyone, anywhere in the world. ICS has been providing people with Surveillance services since 1967 and we have teams of investigators ready and waiting to investigate and report on a subject of your choosing. To learn more about South Bend Surveillance investigations call us and speak with an agent. We will take the opportunity to learn about your case with a free consultation and help determine the best course of action to obtain the information you are looking for.

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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Indiana Private Investigator License

Indiana has both an Investigator license and an Agency license. The state of Indiana also requires a Bachelors degree in a related field in order to be licensed as an investigator.
Reference Website: http://www.in.gov/pla/bandc/detective/

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.in.gov/pla/bandc/detective/
Email: pla11@pla.IN.gov
Indiana Professional License Agency Attn: Private Investigator and Security Guard Licensing, 402 W Washington Street, Room W 072, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46204
Phone: (317) 234-3040

Indiana Association of Private Investigators

Citation Statute:
IC 25-30 25-1-11 Title 862

Website: http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title25/ar30/index.html

Qualifications Requirement:
Must be at least twenty-one years of age
Possess a minimum of two years of work experience as verified by a minimum of 4,000 hours in the investigative and/or security guard field or possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in criminal justice, or a related field from an accredited Institution.

Reciprocity: The state of Indiana does not have and reciprocal agreements with any states as of February, 2008.

Fees: The current licensure fee for issuance or renewal of a Private Investigator Firm license is $150.00

Renewal Information: A Private Investigator Firm license expires every four years on October 1.


Indiana State requires licensing for South Bend Private Investigators, Security Guards and Agencies. 

State Licensing Authority: Indiana Professional License Agency
Website: https://www.in.gov/pla/bandc/detective/
Email: pla11@pla.IN.gov
Phone: (317) 234-3040

Licensed investigators have reciprocity and can conduct investigations in Kentucky.

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