Private Investigations

Private Investigator Basic 70 hours (PI70hrs)


Description
This 70-hour course provides the student instruction in several topics required for registration or licensing as a private investigator in Georgia. Some of the topics covered include the history of private investigations, interview techniques, the investigative process, skip tracing, surveillance techniques, business operations, and other topics.

Students acknowledge by purchasing this course that completion of this course does not guarantee licensing as a private investigator, or the ability to establish a private investigator agency without meeting and completing all requirements as established by the Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies or other states governing boards.
Content
  • Welcome
  • Pro PI Academy 2019 Blog Book
  • Understanding the Course Content Construction
  • Course Introduction Tutorial
  • Course Tutorial Troubleshooting
  • Course Tutorial Completion Options
  • More on Independent Study Assignments
  • Introduction
  • Introduction Section
  • Introduction & State Board Overview
  • IS: State Board Rules
  • State Licensing Regulations
  • History of Private Investigations
  • History of Private Investigations Part 2 sample
  • Bow Street Runners
  • Pinkerton (detective agency)
  • Report Writing & Documentation
  • Note Taking
  • Civil Process
  • IS: Introduction Section
  • Suggested Independent Study Topics for Introduction Section
  • Legal
  • Legal Introduction
  • Offenses: Jurisdiction, Felonies, Misdemeanors
  • Georgia's Criminal Court System
  • Georgia Courts
  • Georgia Courts Independent Study Assignment
  • Search and Seizure
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Laws of Arrest
  • Theft & Robbery
  • Crimes Against Person
  • Crimes: Damage to Property
  • Process Service Laws
  • Introduction: Courtroom Testimony
  • Courtroom Testimony
  • Effective Courtroom Testimony
  • Expert Testimony
  • Overview of Polygraphs
  • Georgia Law Enforcement & the Open Records Act
  • Suggested Self-Directed Independent Study Assignments Legal Section
  • Types of Investigations
  • Types of Investigations Introduction sample
  • Investigative Process
  • Investigating a Sexual Harassment Complaint
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Criminal Defense Investigations
  • Administrative Investigations
  • Quiz/Test
  • Retail Theft & Prevention
  • Insurance Investigations
  • Insurance Investigations 2
  • Six Steps for Fraud Investigations
  • Fraud Triangle: Employee Theft
  • Domestic Investigations
  • Missing Persons & Skip Tracing
  • Missing Persons & Skip Tracing Resources
  • Process Service Basics
  • Background Ground Investigations: Millenials sample
  • Interview with a Phone Scammer
  • Executive Protection Introduction
  • Body Guard 101
  • Body Guard 101 Section 2
  • Investigations: Interviews
  • Interviews Introduction
  • Interviews & Interrogations
  • Interviews & Interrogations Part Two
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Focusing on Your Interview Technique: The Cognitive InterviewProcess
  • Active Listening
  • Why eye witnesses get it wrong
  • IS: Interviews & Interrogations
  • IS: Interviews and Interrogations
  • Investigations: Detecting Deception
  • Introduction: Detecting Deception
  • Workplace Investigations: Detecting Deception
  • Verbal & Written Signs of Deception
  • Evidence to Catch a Liar
  • Exercise: Test your Abilities
  • Answers to Exercise
  • Conclusion: Detecting Deception
  • IS: Detecting Deception
  • Investigative Resources & Techniques
  • Computer Investigations & Use of Social Media
  • IS: Computer Investigations sample
  • IS: Photo Assignment
  • Internet Search Terms
  • Mind map your investigation - Private I Headquarters
  • IS: Investigative Resources
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Crime Scene Processing & Forensics
  • Document Evidence
  • DNA Evidence
  • Digital Evidence Forensics Resources
  • Electronic Article Surveillance
  • Google Location History Tool
  • IS: Investigative Resources
  • Investigations Review
  • Surveillance
  • Surveillance Introduction
  • Surveillance Two
  • Surveillance Planning Brief
  • Choosing a Surveillance Camera System
  • Advanced Surveillance
  • Georgia's Eavesdropping Law
  • Georgia's Eavesdropping Law: Possession of Devices
  • IS: Surveillance
  • Suggested Independent Study Assignments Surveillance Section
  • Business Operations
  • Business Practices & Ethics Introduction
  • Ethics for PI's: Interview
  • Business Operations & Ethics
  • Creating An Investigative Scope Statement
  • IS: Investigative Scope Statement Exercise
  • Case Management Basics
  • Case Management Section One
  • Case Management Section Two
  • Basic Business Skills for PI's
  • Creating Your Online Investigation Log
  • Location- Just for Fun
  • Customer Service
  • Homeland Security
  • DHS "See Something, Say Something" Campaign
  • Bomb Threats
  • IS: Homeland Security: Active Shooter Training Resources
  • Identifying Suspicious Activity
  • Workplace Violence
  • Workplace Violence
  • Final Examination Preparation
  • Final Examination Preparation
  • Student Independent Study Log
  • Final Examination
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever