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Seattle private investigators with ICS are authorized independent contractors and are qualified, licensed professionals ready to assist you with a discreet, confidential private investigation. If you need a private investigation in Seattle, please fill out a Private Investigator Free Consultation. Our private investigators are committed to providing affordable, reliable service in your area and report their results in a timely, accountable manner. Contact us today to begin your case. International Counterintelligence Services, Inc. is licensed to conduct investigation services throughout the state of WA. Washington License No. 2725.


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ICS of Washington is Seattle’s superior private investigative agency, providing reliable and confidential investigations across the state.  ICS of Washington, a branch of ICS, dispatches professional, licensed Washington state private investigators to quickly meet your investigative needs.  ICS of Washington is a licensed Washington private investigation agency that employs private investigators and sub-contractors around the world, giving us the ability to provide our clients with professional and confidential investigations with timely and thorough reporting.  The Seattle Metro area is only one small area that our private investigators can serve; we also conduct private investigations in Spokane, the Tri Cities, Bellingham, Kelso, Vancouver, Leavenworth, Tacoma, Yakima, Snoqualmie Pass and more.  Contact ICS’s Toll Free 24 hour line at (888) 223-6494.

Private Investigators in Seattle

ICS of Washington accepts most case types, and services every city and town in Washington.  We value our strong working relationships with licensed private investigators and sub-contractors throughout the world, ICS is able to initiate investigations quickly and keep costs low for clients living in or out of state.  ICS will keep your investigation affordable, confidential, and accurate through our use of local Seattle private investigators that live and work in your area.  Turn to the experienced private investigators at ICS of Washington.  We are highly skilled at helping clients who need to catch a cheating spouse or partner, locate missing or lost persons, collect evidence for child custody, visitation, or support trials, or find their birth-parent.  Hire one of our private investigators when you are involved in any kind of legal proceeding.  ICS of Washington can utilize our specialized databases and unrivaled investigative experience to find the evidence you need.  We always use approved investigative methods, so evidence collected by our private investigators is admissible in court.  ICS private investigators are available 24 hours a day via our online free consultation form and our Toll Free line, (888) 223-6494.

In addition to the investigations we offer, ICS also provides a variety of private investigator services in Bellevue, including computer and cellular forensics, background checks, finger printing, and pre-employment screening.  This is only a brief list of our most common case types and services; if you do not see your case type or service listed here, please contact ICS directly to speak to a Case Analyst about your investigation type.  Begin your investigation with a free consultation today by submitting the online free consultation form, or call our Toll Free, 24-hour line at (888) 223-6494.

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ICS is an international private investigation agency that employs licensees and subcontractors in every region of the world.  ICS maintains offices throughout the country and works closely with subcontractors worldwide, which allows us to provide localized service to more areas of the world.  This dedication to superior local service with strong international experience is a part of the ICS Mission Statement, and helps us provide the best possible service to all our clients.

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ICS of Washington is a licensed private investigation agency, and is a part of International Counterintelligence Services Inc (ICS) .


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Local Associations and Important Resources for Seattle

Official Website of the City of Seattle

Website: http://www.seattle.gov/

Pacific Northwest Association of Investigators

Website: http://www.pnai.com/

Washington Association of Legal Investigators

Website: http://www.wali.org/

The State of Washington Official Website

Website: http://access.wa.gov/

Washington State Department of Licensing

Website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/

Washington State Legislature

Website: http://www.leg.wa.gov/pages/home.aspx

About Seattle:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle


Jurisdictional, Licensing, and Regulation Concerns

Washington Private Investigator License

Washington has four types of licenses: a Private investigator agency license, an unarmed private investigator license, an armed private investigator license, and a certified trainer license.
Reference Website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/pi/

Contact Information:
Website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/pi/
Email: security@dol.wa.gov
Private Investigator Licensing Department of Licensing, PO Box 9048, Olympia, Washington, United States, 98507-9048
Phone: (360) 664-6611
Fax: (360) 570-7888

Associations:
PNAI - Pacific Northwest Association of Investigators
WALI - Washington Association of Legal Investigators

Citation Statute:
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
Title 18: Businesses and Professions
Chapter 165: Private Investigators

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)
Title 308: Department of Licensing
Chapter 17: Private Investigative Agencies and Private Investigators

Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
Title 18: Businesses and Professions
Chapter 235: Uniform Regulation of Business and Professions Act

Website: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=18.165

Qualifications Requirement:
An applicant must meet the following minimum requirements to obtain a private investigator license:

(1) Be at least eighteen years of age;

(2) Be a citizen or resident alien of the United States;

(3) Not have been convicted of a crime in any jurisdiction, if the director determines that the applicant's particular crime directly relates to his or her capacity to perform the duties of a private investigator and the director determines that the license should be withheld to protect the citizens of Washington state. The director shall make her or his determination to withhold a license because of previous convictions notwithstanding the restoration of employment rights act, chapter 9.96A RCW;

(4) Be employed by or have an employment offer from a private investigator agency or be licensed as a private investigator agency;

(5) Submit a set of fingerprints;

(6) Pay the required nonrefundable fee for each application; and

(7) Submit a fully completed application that includes proper identification on a form prescribed by the director for each company of employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements to obtain a license as a private investigator, an applicant, or, in the case of a partnership or limited partnership, each partner, or, in the case of a corporation, the qualifying agent must meet the following additional requirements to obtain a private investigator agency license:

(a) Pass an examination determined by the director to measure the person's knowledge and competence in the private investigator agency business; or

(b) Have had at least three years' experience in investigative work or its equivalent as determined by the director. A year's experience means not less than two thousand hours of actual compensated work performed before the filing of an application. An applicant shall substantiate the experience by written certifications from previous employers. If the applicant is unable to supply written certifications from previous employers, applicants may offer written certifications from professional persons other than employers who, based on personal professional knowledge, can substantiate the employment.

An agency license issued pursuant to this section may not be assigned or transferred without prior written approval of the director.

No license to own or operate a private investigator company may be issued to an applicant if the name of the company portrays the company as a public law enforcement agency, or in association with a public law enforcement agency, or includes the word "police."

No criminal convictions that directly relate to your capacity to perform the duties of a private investigator and/or hinders public safety. A physical location of the business within Washington. A valid business license with the Department of Licensing. Proof of three years investigative experience performed before applying for the license. A certificate of liability insurance with minimum coverage of $25,000 bodily injury and $25,000 property damage OR a $10,000 Private Investigative Agency Surety Bond.

Testing: An exam is required for a private investigator license in the State of Washington. Exam information is available at the following website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/pi/piexam.html

Fees: Private Investigator Agency with unarmed principal: $600
Private Investigator Agency with armed principal: $700
Unarmed Private Investigator: $200
Armed Private Investigator (additional): $100

Renewal Information: Private Investigator Agency: $350
Private Investigator $175

Forms:
http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/pi/piforms.html





Private Investigation Cases covered in Seattle:
Abondoned Property Investigation
Accident Reconstruction
Activity Checks
Adopted Child Locate Investigation
Adultery or Infidelity Investigations (Marital)
AOE or COE Insurance Investigation
Arson or Fire Loss Investigation
Background Checks (Online Dating)
Background Investigation
Background Investigation (Pre-Marital or Pre-nuptial)
Bankruptcy Due Diligence
Beneficiary Investigations
Birth Parent Locate Investigation
Blacklisting and Blackballing Investigations
Bomb Threats and Detection
Bug Sweeps
Cargo and Transportation Investigation
Cargo Theft Investigation
CDL Verification
Cellphone Spyware Detection
Cellphone Tapping Detection
Cellular Forensics
Cheating Decoy Investigations
Cheating Husband Investigation
Cheating Spouse Investigation
Cheating Wife Investigation
Child Abuse or Molestation
Child Custody and Visitation Investigations
Child Exploitation and Obscenity (Pornography)
Child Support Enforcement and Collection
Child Support Modification
Cohabitation Investigation
Cold Case Investigations
Commercial GPS Tracking
Competitive Business Intelligence
Computer Eavesdropping Detection
Computer Forensics Investigation
Computer Hacking Detection
Computer Spyware Detection
Corporate Slander Investigation
Counterfeiting Crime
Counter-Surveillance
Covert Surveillance (Tailing)
Criminal Background Checks and Search
Criminal Defense Investigations
Criminal Investigation (All Types)
Cyber Sabotage Investigations
Debugging
D'enquête pour les Clients qui Parlent Français
Dependency Investigations
Digital Forensics
Discrimination Claims Investigations
Diversion or Conversion Investigations
Divorce Investigation
Document Examination and Assessment
Domestic Investigations (All Types)
Domestic Violence
Drowning and Boating Accident Investigations
Drug Testing
Due Diligence Investigation (General)
Eavesdropping Detection (Bugs and Taps)
eDiscovery
Elder Abuse Investigations
Electronic Discovery Services
Email Tracking and SMS Tracing
Embezzlement Investigation
Employee Malingering Investigation
Employee Theft Investigation
Employment Misconduct Investigation
Espionage Investigations
Expert Witness Testimony
Extortion or Exaction Investigations
Financial Fraud Investigations
FMLA Abuse Investigation
Fugitive Apprehension
Gay Spouse Investigation
GPS Tracking Detection
Hidden Assets Investigation
Hidden Assets Search (Lost or Forgotten)
Homicide and Murder Investigation
Human Trafficking
Identity Theft
Inheritance Investigation
Insurance Fraud Investigations (Active Case)
Intellectual Property and Copyright Infringement
International Marriage Investigation
International Rendition
Internet Cyber Bullying
Internet Defamation and Slander Investigations
Investigación para Clientes que Hablan Español
Juror Vetting (Jury Selection)
Kidnapping and Ransom Situation
Labor Dispute Monitoring
Land Ownership and Title Investigation
Litigation & Legal Support (Active Case)
Locate Lost People
Loss and Theft Investigations
Lost Family Member
Malpractice Investigation
Maritime or Boating Investigations
Medical and Dental Malpractice
Mergers and Acquisitions Investigation
Mind Control or Brainwashing Investigations
Missing Persons
Missing Pet Investigations
Mobile Phone and PDA Seizures
Money Laundering Investigations
Mortgage Fraud Investigations
Mystery and Secret Shopper
Narcotics Detection
Online Auction Fraud
Online Defamation Investigation
Online Gaming and MMO Investigations
Online Social Networking Investigation
Organized Crime Control or RICO
Origin and Cause Investigation
Other Private Investigator Case
Overdue Cargo Investigation
Paternity Investigations and Testing
Personal Injury
Personal Protection
Polygraph and Lie Detection (General)
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Domestic Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Employee Purposes
Polygraph and Lie Detection for Pre Employment Screening
Pre-Employment Screening
Probate Investigation
Process Service (Worldwide)
Professional Malpractice Investigations
Public Interest Investigations
Real Estate Fraud Investigations
Religion or Faith Based Investigation
Runaway and Missing Children
Sabotage Investigations
Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Securities Investigations
Sects Occult or Cults Investigations
Security Consulting (CPP & PPS Certified)
Sexual Harassment Claims
Sick Day Fraud
Signal Piracy Investigation
Slander and Defamation of Character Investigations
Social Media Investigation
Spousal Maintenance or Alimony Modification
Stalking and Harassment Investigations
Sting Operations
Stock Options Fraud
Stolen or Lost Cat Investigations
Stolen or Lost Dog Investigations
Stolen or Lost Pet Investigations
Stolen Property Investigations
Strike and Labor Unrest
Sub-Rosa Surveillance
Substance Abuse Investigation
Surface or Forensic Drug Detection
Surveillance (Beacon or GPS tracking)
Surveillance Detection (Countermeasures)
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Telephone Tapping Detection
Tenant Screening
Traffic and Vehicle Accident Reconstruction
Undercover and Covert Investigations
Unfair Competition Investigations
Unfaithful or Cheating Partner (Non-Marital)
Unlawful Conduct Investigations
Unsolved Crime Investigations
Vendor Screening Investigations
Veterinary Malpractice Investigations
Water Related Death Investigation
White Collar Crime
Wire and Electronic Communications Crime
Witness Locates and Interviewing
Witness Statements
Workers' Compensation Fraud (AOE/COE)
Workplace (ADA, EEOC, or FMLA Sensitive)
Workplace Conditions Investigations
Workplace Investigation Interview
Workplace Violence Investigation
Wrongful Death Investigations
Wrongful Imprisonment Investigation


Clients Serviced in Seattle:
Attorneys & Legal Services
Business (100+ Employees)
Business (Small Business)
Education Services Industry
Financial Services Industry
Government (Local/State/Federal)
Hotel, Bar or Restaurant Specific
Human Resource Professionals
Individual Clients (Personal Cases)
Insurance Industry and Adjusters
Law Enforcement Specific
Medical Services or Hospice
Non-Government Organization
Parental or Caretaker
Real Estate Professionals
Security & Private Investigator
Spousal or Matrimonial
Transportation (Trucking and Cargo)


Services offered in Seattle
Audio Enhancement
Canine Training and Sales (K9)
Commercial Driver Pre Screening
Comprehensive Information Resources
Computer Forensic Services
Counter-Surveillance Services
Counterintelligence Services
Criminal Investigation Services
Crisis Intervention Services
DNA Testing
Electronic Discovery Services
Employee Screening Programs
Fingerprint Lifting
Fingerprinting
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Electronic Discovery
Forensic Lab Testing
Handwriting Analysis
Internet Use Investigation
Investigations to Find People
Missing Persons Investigations
Personal Investigations
Personal Protection
Physical Evidence and Forensics Services
Polygraph or Lie Detection Services
Private Investigations (International)
Private Investigations (United States)
Process Service
Public Records Research
Reputation Defense
Retail Loss and Theft Prevention
Shredded or Destroyed Document Reconstruction
Signal Piracy Auditing
Skip Tracing to Find People
Supplier and Vendor Screening
Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
Tenant Background Services
Undercover Investigations

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