How to Obtain a Private Detective License in Arizona

For the person who loves crime programs on television, reading mysteries and has a keen mind with attention for detail, obtaining a private detective license may be the right field. Being organized, having good powers of observation and being able to be assertive with a cool head are other requirements. If those traits match an individual’s personality, it’s time to dig deeper into getting a private investigator license.

Online Courses

become a private detective online AZWith the introduction of the internet, online opportunities have exploded in most fields, including becoming a private detective. The beauty of taking courses on the web is flexibility, being able to complete course work at one’s convenience while working around a busy schedule that may include caring for a family or going to a job. In addition, online courses tend to be less expensive than traditional colleges or universitities. When choosing to train online, all materials are generally included and students will learn the essential skills to become a private eye. For example, learning how to interview others is essential as well as how to do an effective stakeout that will not bring attention to or endanger the individual who is investigating. Knowledge of surveillance methods is key as well as different resources to be used when searching for someone. Research and an understanding of a variety of crime situations are both important for a private detective as well.

Criminal Justice Programs in College

People who need a physical location for class can also sign up for criminal justice programs in a community college or four-year college to learn vital information that will be helpful in becoming a private investigator.

Be an Apprentice in an Agency

Be an Apprentice at a Phoenix private detective agencyIndividuals can also apply at detective agencies for a job or as an apprentice to learn the essentials and get experience. In order to get a detective license in the state of Arizona, a person needs to have had at least three years of experience as a private eye or in some government capaciy that involves investigation or working for an investigator. By working for an investigator for three years or more and having proof from the employer, plus having a clean criminal record, a person can obtain a license to be a private eye from the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Once all documentation has been received and approved, a person is ready to receive an Arizona private investigator license and begin a practice.

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