Adam, a private investigator, spends his typical day running a team of surveillance investigators whose job it is to follow people and document their actions. He loves his job because he finds it to be a lot of fun. He suggests maintaining a good driving record if you would like getting into this line of work.
Private detectives and investigators find facts and analyze information about legal, financial, and personal matters. They offer many services, including verifying people's backgrounds, tracing missing persons, investigating computer crimes, and protecting celebrities.
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Private detectives and investigators typically have previous work experience. Some have worked for insurance or collections companies, as paralegals, in finance, or in accounting. Many investigators enter the field after serving in law enforcement, the military, or federal intelligence jobs. These people, who frequently are able to retire after 25 years of service, often become private detectives or investigators as a second career.
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