This course explores the basics of conducting an investigation including: types of investigations, crime and security in the U.S., interviewing and interrogating and much more. Topics include foundations of investigations, sources of Information, background and due diligence, skip tracing, insurance investigation, surveillance, report writing, case file management, the art of interviewing, interrogation, Taking Statements, Legal Investigation, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Defense Investigations, Fraud Investigations & Ethics.
Bergen Community College works closely with both the New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association, Inc. and AISI International (American Investigation Security International) to facilitate employment opportunities for our graduates. It is our goal to assist our student’s placement in this fast growing and professional career.
Total Program Hours: 100 hours
Eligibility:: Must have at least five (5) years of experience as an investigator or police officer with a local or state police department or with an investigative agency for a county, city, state or federal organization.
Credential: New Jersey Private Detective License