Private Investigations and Personal Security/Type of Investigations To Pursue
Hello again Tim,
I would like to become a private investigator specializing in personal/business background checks, pre marital/relationship screens, missing persons, re-uniting birth parents & children, skip tracing, product liability, employee character screening, corporate espionage, and company vs.competitor investigations.
My question is, can one eventually make a decent living,(I guess to me that would mean, at the least, making a living from one occupation), performing the above investigations as opposed to going the surveillance type invesrigations route?
I guess what I'm trying to say is that I'd enjoy being more of a researcher/information gathering type investigator as opposed to investigators involved with odd hours filming and photographing domestic and criminal/drug/sting operation type issues.
I've spoken with a few P.I.s around my locale, but it seems that they are enjoying or performing more surveillance/infidelity types of activities.
Is this because these investigators might consider surveillance/filming/photographing more profitable or might surveillance activities be somewhat easier than the data-base accessing and researching segment of private investigations?
I would very much appreciate a response from an experienced professional.
Thank you greatly.
I think that chasing cheaters is the money maker.Being in the field is where the money is. Sometime doing background,employment checks are a good back up.Set up account with local employers to check all new hires. A small office on a busy street is helpful.Make sure you accept credit cards.