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All Access Investigation

Cornelius, NC 28031
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Carolina Surveillance & Investigations is a Charlotte firm made up entirely of experienced retired law enforcement officers licensed and insured in private investigation and protective services. The investigators help clients with investigations into domestic issues, paternity determination, asset detection, and polygraph testing. The firm has an A rating with the BBB and offers free consultations for clients.

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Barefoot Professional Investigation

Charlotte, NC 28204
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Barefoot Professional Investigation in Charlotte offers professional investigative services and has for the past 30 years. The firm is a member of the National Association of Legal Investigators and investigates a range of cases from suspected infidelity and child custody issues to background checks and performing witness interviews and obtaining affidavits and statements used in court. The firm also has experience in the area of computer forensics and debugging and surveillance countermeasures. Clients say, "Barefoot Professional Investigations is by far the most professional investigation firm I have ever encountered. "

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Blue Chameleon Investigations

Charlotte, NC 28201
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Blue Chameleon Investigations in Matthews is a licensed and insured private investigative firm owned and operated by a retired police veteran with 28 years experience on the force. Rated A+ by the BBB Blue Chameleon performs investigations into domestic, missing persons, wrongful death, and nanny and caregiver investigations as well as a range of other cases. The firm is a member of the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators and serves clients in the private sector as well as businesses and law firms.

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Carolina Surveillance & Investigations

Charlotte, NC 28201
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Carolina Surveillance & Investigation opened in Charlotte in 2002. The founder has over 30 years of experience in private investigations and assists clients in finding facts in cases of suspected infidelity, child custody issues, and evidence for divorce proceedings. The firm has worked in cooperation with the DEA, the FBI, and the Secret Service. The range of services offered includes surveillance, undercover investigations, and polygraph testing. Clients can call for free consultations.

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Derecho Investigations & Security Consultants

Charlotte, NC 28269
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Derecho Investigations & Security Consultants in Charlotte offers private investigation services, personal protection services, and home security evaluations. With over 14 years of military service, the licensed private investigator is experienced in criminal defense investigation and is a member of the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators. Derecho Investigations also holds NRA certification in pistol and North Carolina Concealed carry course instruction. The firm also performs emergency preparedness evaluations.

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DJG Investigative Services

Cornelius, NC 28031
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DJG Investigative Services in Cornelius opened in 2001 to serve insurance companies investigating insurance fraud. The founder has over 20 years of experience in both public and private sector investigation and security as well as loss prevention. The firm is a Member of the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators, the South Carolina Association of Legal Investigation, and the Better Business Bureau. DJG is licensed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Kansas, with national coverage available through their approved networking partners.

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Doug Broome Investigative Group

Monroe, NC 28110
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Doug Broome Investigative Group is a team of licensed private investigators in Monroe who have backgrounds in military, law enforcement, and fire department. The lead investigator has over 24 years of experience and investigates cases involving suspected infidelity and criminal defense. The firm also provides personal and executive protection and surveillance and tracking services.

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Fragale Investigations

301 McCullough Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262
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Fragale Investigations is a Charlotte-based firm founded at the beginning of the millennium to provide investigative and surveillance services throughout the state. The company works for businesses and personal clients to determine the truth in a range of matters, from background checks and workers making deceptive compensation claims to spouses cheating on their partners and investigations related to child custody cases. The company accepts cases of all sizes within North and South Carolina.

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Funderburk Process Servers

Charlotte, NC 28278
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Funderburk Process Servers in Charlotte was founded by a licensed private investigator with 30 years of service in the local police department. The firm offers services to clients who need assistance with divorce investigation, locating people hiding from child support obligations, and general investigation services. Background checks and process serving are other services offered by the business.

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IA Investigations

Mooresville, NC 28117
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IA Investigations in Mooresville is operated by a retired police captain with over 29 years on the force, who has an M.S. in criminal justice and graduated from the FBI National Academy and is a licensed private investigator. The firm prides itself on the ethical pursuit of truth in cases involving suspected infidelity, missing persons, and insurance fraud. IA Investigations performs GPS tracking and surveillance services as well.

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JP Investigative Group, Inc.

9716B Rea Rd # 211, Charlotte, NC 28277
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JP Investigative Group Inc. is a private investigations agency that's been serving the greater Charlotte area since 1998. It provides solutions to clients involved in legal, insurance, and domestic issues. The woman-owned and operated firm trains its staff to utilize advanced technology, creative undercover work, and territorial intelligence to close cases. The private investigators handle fraud auditing, criminal investigations, child custody issues, skip tracing, and employee theft. JP Investigative Group Inc. is a member of the National Council of Investigation & Security Services.

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Piedmont Private Investigations

Charlotte, NC 28262
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Piedmont Private Investigations is a licensed and experienced private investigator helping clients with a range of cases since 1999. The firm conducts investigations into suspected infidelity, child custody issues, and divorce cases. Piedmont works with both private and corporate clients and provides surveillance, lie detection, service of court papers and bug sweeping. The business offers free consultations to prospective clients.

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Supreme Forces Investigations

Charlotte, NC 28273
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Supreme Forces Investigations was opened in 2008 in Charlotte to serve clients with investigations into criminal and civil cases. The firm is licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina and holds memberships in many associations including the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators. Supreme Forces specializes in Surveillance and Interviewing services and also works for clients in domestic cases and performs background checks.

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The Kiker Group

Salisbury, NC 28144
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The Kiker Group is a private investigating and private security firm in Salisbury offering services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The company has been in business for over 30 years and has experience in private investigations, missing person cases, armored car service, and performing background checks. The firm gives free consultations for cases and has never lost a case in court. Kiker is a member of the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board and has networking agreements with Virginia, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia.

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Vaudra

Huntersville, NC 28078
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Vaudra helps clients investigate and resolve corporate, retail and, IP related issues in Huntersville. The team has over 70 years combined experience and investigates cyber crime, trademark use and infringement, and E-commerce cases, as well as working with businesses to develop anti-counterfeiting strategies and prevent inventory shrink and cargo theft. Many of Vaudra's clients have been with them for more than five years, and report "I know through experience and hundreds of cases that I can always rely on your depth of expertise and willingness to think outside the box to bring the best investigative tools to the table."

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WB Investigations

2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd Ste 202, Charlotte, NC 28273
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WB Investigations is a private investigation service working for clients throughout the Charlotte metro area. It helps clients to investigate suspected criminal activity, infidelity, and a range of other miscellaneous concerns. This service also performs background checks for potential employers and offers co-habitation investigations for a range of purposes. Child custody investigations are offered as well along with insurance and lawsuit investigations. Concerned family and friends can also hire the service to investigate missing persons.

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Whitesell Investigative Services

2820 Selwyn Ave Suite 872, Charlotte, NC 28209
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Whitesell Investigative Services is a private investigator firm that serves clients in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. Its professionals investigate a wide array of cases, including family law-related matters and issues in private corporations. They also provide assistance with background checks and missing persons cases. Committed to prioritizing the best interests of clients, Whitesell Investigative Services is always available 24/7 to answer questions from them. It is a member of the Association of Independent Information Professionals and the North Carolina Association of Private Investigators.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much do private investigators make?

A: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual median wage for private investigators in 2020 was $53,320. Entry-level private investigators with only a high school diploma earn around $30,000, while those with a criminal justice bachelor's degree and over five years of experience make up to $84,000 annually.

Q: How long does it take to become a private investigator?

A: The most direct path for this career is getting a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, which usually takes four years. Then take a one-year internship in an investigative firm to gain hands-on experience. Having done this, you can count yourself as a private investigator.

Q: How do I get a private investigator license?

A: Different states have different regulations and requirements before issuing a license. Some of the most common qualifications include completing a private investigation course, two years of work experience, no previous criminal record, and weapons permit for armed personnel. Private investigators are also regularly tested to ensure the validity of their certification.

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