Private Investigator Education in Criminal Justice and Investigations

Private investigators fill an important role in conducting investigations used to build criminal cases, settle civil disputes, support law enforcement efforts and protect insurance companies from fraudulent claims. Working as private contractors for law firms, HR departments, insurance companies and many others, means that today’s PIs are expected to have a relevant education related to criminal justice, law and investigations.

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Reference: Private Detectives and Investigator via the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Penn Foster Career School's Online Private Investigator Training Program

Learn how to perform background investigations, operate surveillance equipment, and many other PI secrets through Penn Foster Career School's nationally accredited online Private Investigator training program. In less than three months, you can take the first step towards a career investigating missing persons cases, outing insurance fraudsters, handling cases related to marriage infidelity, and much more.

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