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Private Investigator in Augusta Maine


Augusta Private Investigator

A private investigator in Augusta, ME must go through a thorough background check and be licensed under the Maine Department of Public Safety and is overseen by the Maine State Police. Although there are no requirements other than to be licensed to become a private investigator, many agents have extensive military or police training.

You can rest assured that any Maine Private Investigator assigned to your case is fully licensed and insured in accordance with Maine state laws. It is important for you to have this reassurance, as it is equally illegal to hire an unlicensed private investigator in Augusta then it is to conduct Private Investigations in Augusta without being licensed.

Private Investigator in Augusta

Augusta Private Investigator

Augusta, located in the state of Maine has a population of approximately 19,000 people. Interestingly enough, Augusta, the capital of Maine, is also the third smallest capital in the country. In addition, Augusta is considered the most eastern capital city in United States.

ICS services the entire state of Maine as well as its surrounding areas.  Regardless of what city you are in or what your case ICS is here to help. With the experience and resources ICS has to offer, we can help solve your case in a timely and efficient manner.

Augusta Background Checks

Do you need a Background Check performed in the Augusta, ME or anywhere else in Maine? Background checks are a great resource for Private Investigators and an essential asset to an ICS Investigation. A Background check or a Background Investigation, is much more robust then an online “pay as you go” Background Check. Sometimes a client may only need a Background Investigation, where others will require a much more in depth investigation that utilizes a Background Check as a starting point. Regardless of your situation, a professional at ICS is standing by ready to assist you in your case. ICS has been helping people in Augusta, ME with investigation services since 1967 and are committed to making a continued difference with the many years to come.


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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



Local Associations and Important Resources for Augusta ME




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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Maine Private Investigator License

Maine State Police and the Department of Safety oversee "Professional Investigator" licensing in the state.
Reference Website: http://janus.state.me.us/legis/statutes/32/title32ch89sec0.html

Contact Information:
Website: https://www.maine.gov/dps/msp/licenses-permits/professional-investigator
Email: Scott.W.Ireland@maine.gov
State House Station 164, Augusta, Maine, United States, 04333
Phone: (207) 624-7210
Fax: (207) 287-3424

Associations:
Maine Private Investigators Association

Citation Statute:
Maine Revised Statutes
Title 32
Chapter 89: Private Investigators

Website: http://janus.state.me.us/legis/statutes/32/title32ch89sec0.html

Qualifications Requirement:
At least 21 years of age.
Citizen or resident alien of United States.
High school graduate.
Good moral character.
Submits application.
Must not have been dishonorably discharged.
Has passed an examination.
Meets the work experience requirements of either:
1. Completed an investigative assistant sponsorship program and has earned a minimum of 60 academic credits of postsecondary education in a related field of study.
2. Minimum 3 years as federal or military investigator.
3. 3 year holder of professional investigator license.
4. 3 years as law enforcement officer.
5. 6 years of preparation (work plus educational).

Reciprocity: Maine does not have any reciprocity with any other state.



Testing: An examination is required.

Fees: Amount: The fee for an original biennial license is $500, of which $50 must be submitted with the application and $450 must be submitted upon issuance of the license. The fee for an investigative assistant's license is $600, of which $200 must be submitted with the application and $400 must be submitted upon issuance of the license.

Renewal Information: Initial Renewal term is for 2 years, then all subsequent renewals are for 4 years.

The fee for a 4-year renewal is $500.

Forms:
https://www.maine.gov/dps/msp/licenses-permits/professional-investigator





Augusta ME Private Investigator Listing

Dow Investigative Services

PO Box 10196
Portland, Maine 4104
Phone : 207-329-4194
Email :
Office Contact: Daniel Dow

Surette Consulting & Investigations

PO Box 116
Litchfield, Maine 04350
Phone : 207-268-3419
Email : kevin@suretteinvestigations.com
Office Contact: Kevin Surette


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