How to get your license: Private investigators

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Private investigator agency

An individual, partnership, or corporation in the business of conducting investigations.

Unarmed private investigator

An individual who works for a licensed private investigator agency providing investigation, escort, or bodyguard services, or property loss prevention activities.

Armed private investigator

An individual who carries a firearm while on duty working for a licensed private investigator agency providing investigation, escort, or bodyguard services, or property loss prevention activities.

Certified trainer

A license endorsement that allows an individual to provide pre-assignment training for unarmed private investigators.

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