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Des Moines Iowa Private Investigators and Detectives

ICS offers an extensive range of services in Des Moines, IA which are conducted professionally by one of our Licensed Private Investigators. ICS Private Investigators are held to the highest responsibilities and standards. You can always expect all reports to be delivered in an accurate and timely matter. Contact ICS and let us help you get started with your investigation today.

Recent Des Moines Inquiries
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Iowa Des Moines, Iowa Individual Clients (Personal Cases) Polygraph and Lie Detection (General)
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Description of Private Investigations in Des Moines


Private Investigator in Des Moines

Looking for a Des Moines Iowa Private Investigator in your local area?  Give us a call or contact us online.

Des Moines is a major center for the insurance industry and also has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. ICS has been doing investigations in Des Moines Iowa since 1967.  With over 40 years experience in Des Moines, we are, and continue to be the most effective private investigation firm in Iowa.

ICS provides a full range of investigations for the Des Moines area, and has agents in every major metropolitan region. 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.



Local Associations and Important Resources for Des Moines


Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Iowa

Iowa has both Agency and Investigator licenses. Iowa also requires continuing education in order to renew a license.
Reference Website: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/LMI/publications/licocc/privateinvestigator.pdf

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/LMI/publications/licocc/privateinvestigator.pdf
Email: piinfo@dps.state.ia.us
Private Investigative Licensing Program Services Bureau Iowa Department of Public Safety, Wallace State Office Bldg 3rd Fl, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50319-0045
Phone: (515) 725-6230
Fax: (515) 281-8921

Associations:
Iowa Association of Private Investigators

Citation Statute:
Code of Iowa, Chapter 80A; Iowa Administrative Code, Chapter 121

Website: http://www.legis.state.ia.us/Rules/Current/iac/661iac/661121/661121.pdf

Qualifications Requirement:
Be at least 18 years of age and a citizen of the United States

Be of good moral character, have no convictions for an aggravated misdemeanor or a felony, and have never been convicted of assault resulting from domestic abuse

Not be an abuser of alcohol or controlled substance, nor have a history of mental illness, instability or a history of repeated acts of violence

Submit pictures, fingerprints and license fee(s) along with a completed application to the Commissioner of Public Safety

Pass a written examination

Be able to show proof of financial responsibility and must be approved for a $5,000 surety bond; this will be $10,000 if applying for more than one license under this Chapter. For those wishing to work as an employee for an agency, only the first four requirements above apply.

Licensed agencies must also submit an employee I.D. card application along with the items in number four. The agency purchases these applications ($10 each) from the Department of Public Safety prior to the employee completing it.

Reciprocity: Iowa does not have reciprocity agreements with any other states as of February, 2008.



Testing: Written Examination

Fees: $100 each license, $30 fingerprint fee for each license holder, $30 fingerprint fee for each license holder renewal, other: Application $10 Identification Card fee (one card needed, no matter how many license types; no expiration, to work for that particular agency only) $10 - Application Packet (in person) $15 - Application Packet (by mail)

Renewal Information: $100 for each two-year license. The Department of Public Safety is responsible for sending out renewal notices (usually 30 days prior to license expiration).

Continuing Education: During the two-year period preceding the agency license expiration date, license holders and their employees must complete a minimum of twelve hours of acceptable continuing education courses



Iowa State requires licensing for Des Moines Rapids Private Investigators, Security Guards and Agencies. 

State Licensing Authority: State of Iowa
Website: http://www.iowa.gov/state/main/contactsp.html
Email: pinfo@dps.state.ia.us
Phone: (515) 281-3211

Only licensed investigators can conduct investigations in Iowa.  Licenses are only good in Iowa, there is no State Reciprocity.

Top Case Types for Des Moines
 
Adopted Child Locate Investigation
Unfaithful or Cheating Mate (Non-Marital)
Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
Other Private Investigator Case
Locate Lost People
Cheating Spouse Investigation
Cheating Husband Investigation
Divorce Investigation
Domestic Investigations (All Types)
Criminal Investigation (All Types)


Case Studies

Adultery Surveillance Case Study
A concerned husband solicited the services of the trained professionals at International...

Affair During Divorce of Wife with Attorney Case Study
A husband was in the middle of an international divorce, and his wife was overseas. The husband’s...

Alimony and Disability Fraud with Surveillance Case Study
When couples divorce, tensions rise when it comes to the allocation of alimony. Imagine this...A...

Android and iPhone eDiscovery
Cell phone spyware is more common today than ever, but this does not mean you have to be...

Android Phone and Corporate Espionage
In recent months, an increase in cases involving cell phones and tablet devices are being brought...


Papers and Press Releases

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