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By Detective Agency - Private Investigator Carter-Ha, May 27 2018 09:40AM

How do I become a Private Detective / Private Investigator?

1. Skills required

You’ll need:

good spoken and written communication skills

excellent observational skills

strong analytical skills

self-confidence to present information in court

basic IT skills

empathy with clients who may be distressed by your findings

2. What you'll do

Your cases could range from personal issues, like divorce, to company issues, like suspected theft. You’ll normally do background research, which may involve asking questions and analysing information.

Your day-to-day duties might include:

monitoring people

fraud investigation (for example, for insurance or accident claims)

tracing missing people or pets

handling legal documents to people (process serving)

investigating commercial piracy (like copying software illegally)

background checks on employees

3. Salary

Salaries will vary and can depend on many factors, like whether you’re self-employed, working for an organisation, the type of case and the length of the investigation.

5. Working hours, patterns and environment

Your hours of work could be long, irregular and may include nights and weekends.

You’ll work at home or in an office, but you’ll also spend a lot of time travelling and gathering information.

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