What things should I know before becoming a PRIVATE DETECTIVE/INVESTIGATOR ?
I am still in high school and i want to decide what career path should i take. Now, I decided to be a DETECTIVE without becoming a POLICE OFFICER. So, I chose becoming a PRIVATE DETECTIVE.
I wanna learn more about this career like what would be the risks? or something like that. I really wanna know more. Tips and advice would be nice <3 criminal-justice detective privateinvestigator privatedetective
The qualifications for Private Investigator vary by state here in the United States. Each country has its own laws as well. You should research the qualifications first, and look for Criminal Justice or Justice Studies classes.
The risks for private investigator also vary by location and specific job related responsibilities.
I wish you all the best!
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It can be dangerous, because you will do a lot of undercover work. People hire you to spy on other people. You may have to enter shady areas to get to the truth about an investigation and you won’t always have a back up, like the police do. That can be exciting, for some and terrifying, for others. The ability to blend in and be sneaky are essential. Taking acting classes can help!
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