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We are a well established private investigation company in Galveston Texas since 1967. We are trained and licensed professionals who are members of Better Business Bureau. We are happy to work your case today.


Galveston Private Investigator

A Galveston private investigator must apply to the Texas Private Security Bureau and pass all licensing requirements, including a thorough background check. While many Galveston private investigators have law enforcement or military experience, it is not a requirement for employment as a private investigator. Often, Private Investigators will have a degree in Criminal Justice or other related educational experience.

You can rest assured that any Galveston private investigator assigned to your case with ICS is fully licensed and insured in accordance with Texas state laws and participates in the required continuing education. It is important to understand License requirements because it is illegal for investigators to conduct any kind of investigation without one.

Private Investigator in Galveston

Galveston is a beautiful island located just off the Texas coast.  It has always been an industry rich in fishing and because of this, congress made Galveston an official port of entry.  As an active port since 1837, it has welcomed so many immigrants to this country that people now refer to the city as the "Little Ellis Island."

Galveston can be a town for fun and fast paced excitement, but if you ever need help you can rely on one of our many licensed private investigators.  If you have been injured by boating or maritime accident, you should consider hiring a private investigator.  No matter what the case is, we can get all the facts straight so you get the results you are looking for.

Looking for a Private Investigator in Galveston Texas?  You have to look no farther than us.



Private Investigation Cases Map for near Galveston, Texas


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

  • ICS of Texas Formed in ICS Licensee Program

    ICS is proud to welcome Lyndon Lueders, owner of ICS of Texas, to the team of professional private investigators that are already a part of the ICS private investigator network.

    07/12/2010

  • 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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Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Texas Private Investigator License


Reference Website: https://www.tali.org/

Contact Information:
Website: https://www.tali.org/
Email: Private_Security_Bureau@txdps.state.tx.us
Texas Department of Public Safety - Private Security Bureau, PO Box 15999, Austin, Texas, United States, 78761-5999
Phone: (512) 424-7710
Fax: (512) 424-7729

Associations:
Texas Association of Licensed Investigators, Inc.

Citation Statute:
Texas Occupations Code
Title 10. Occupations Related to Law Enforcement and Security
Chapter 1702. Private Security

Texas Administrative Code
Title 37. Public Safety and Corrections
Part 1. Texas Department of Public Safety
Chapter 35. Private Security

Website: https://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/

Qualifications Requirement:
The following information is a summary of the Texas Private Security Bureau document "Company License Application Instructions and General Requirements for Licensing". Please see the full document for more detailed and complete information.

Texas law requires that a private investigator must be properly licensed to offer or engage in private investigation or security services. Offering to provide private investigator services without a license, or hiring an unlicensed private investigator to perform investigations carries a criminal penalty in the state of Texas.

Private investigation companies that are licensed by the Private Security Bureau of Texas may consist of a single person or may involve several thousand employees. Each type of company can be identified as one of the three main types of companies; sole proprietorships (single owner), partnerships (two or more owners), and corporations (established through the Office of the Texas Secretary of State).

Texas law requires that to own, manage or be employed by a licensed private investigation company, a person must:

• be at least 18 years of age;
• not have been convicted of two or more felony offenses, a single felony within the past twenty years; or a Class A misdemeanor within the past ten years;
• no be currently charged with a Class A misdemeanor or felony offense, under an information or indictment
• not have been adjudicated a having engaged in felony level delinquent conduct within the past ten years;
• not have been found by a court to be incompetent by reason of a mental defect or disease and not have been restored to competency;
• not have been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed services, discharged from the United States armed services under other conditions determined by the Board to be prohibitive, or dismissed by the United States armed services if a commissioned office in the United States armed services;
• not be required to register in this or any other state as a sex offender;
• not have charges pending for or have been convicted in any jurisdiction of a Class misdemeanor within the past five years, for an offense determined by the Board administrative rule to be disqualifying.

These requirements apply to all licensed private investigators and applicants for a private investigator license. There are additional requirements that must be met by the manager of a private investigation company.

All applicants for a private investigator license undergo criminal history checks with the State of Texas and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

In addition, a licensed private investigation company must maintain, on file with the Private Security Bureau of Texas, a certificate of proof of liability which must be kept in full force and effect at all times.

Reciprocity: Texas does not have private investigator reciprocity agreements with any other states. However, if a private investigator must conduct brief business in Texas, it is generally acceptable.



Testing: Testing is required for a Private Investigator License in the State of Texas.

Fees: Class A Fee: $350.00 registration fee + $11.00 subscription fee= $361.00

Renewal Information: $350.00 registration fee + $11.00 subscription fee= $361.00

Forms:
https://www.tali.org/index.php


Continuing Education: Continuing education is required for the renewal of a private investigator license in the state of Texas.




Galveston Private Investigator Listing

ACARM Investigations LLC

9300 S. 135; Suite A-500 #508
Austin, Texas 78748
Phone : 512-810-8062
Email : acarminv@gmail.com
Office Contact: Paul Rodriguez

ACTA Investigations

101 Southwestern Blvd., Suite 216
Sugarland (Houston), Texas 77478
Phone : 713-680-8585
Email : DJP@acta-pi.com
Office Contact: Don J. Pannell

AG Security & Investment

16460 Kuykendahl Rd. #197, Houston TX 77068
Houston, Texas 
Phone : 832-577-7175
Email : admin@diplomaticsecurityservices.us
Office Contact: Antoine & Genesis Turner

Alvin Tate

200 E Parmer Ln, Apt # 608, Austin TX 78753
Austin, Texas 
Phone : 512-888-1867
Email : alvintatepi@gmail.com
Office Contact: Alvin Tate

AMA Investigations

1203 Laconda Ave.
Forth Worth, Texas 76164
Phone : 682-252-1520
Email : amapips@gmail.com; sjvusnrusa@outlook.com
Office Contact: Sergio Villarreal

Axis Investigative Services

P.O. Box 560963 The Colony, TX
The Colony (DFW Metro), Texas 75056
Phone : (214) 497-9400
Email : bp@axisinvestigativeservices.com; texaspi@live.com
Office Contact: Brandon Parker

Derek Mack

4602 Shavano Birch
San Antonio, Texas 78230
Phone : 229-834-9406
Email : derek.mack@ymail.com
Office Contact: Derek Mack

DocExaminer Forensic Document Laboratory

1025 Cypress St. Abilene, TX 79601-4198
Abilene, Texas 
Phone : 325-668-7474
Email : docexaminer@aol.com
Office Contact: Joe Alexander

Hall Investigations Company

4517 Indian Oaks Trail
Arlington, Texas 76017
Phone : 817 905 5940
Email : bhall_1962@msn.com
Office Contact: Brenda Hall

Jason Woolf

205 E Schulz, Marion Texas, 78124
San Antonio/Marion, Texas 
Phone : 8302758255
Email : jawoolf1977@hotmail.com
Office Contact: Jason Woolf


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