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The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

 

The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 50,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.

 The ACFE Mission
The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence. To accomplish our mission, the ACFE:

  • Provides bona fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners through administration of the CFE Examination
  • Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education
  • Requires Certified Fraud Examiners to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics
  • Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business, government and academic institutions
  • Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Associated Licensed Detectives Of New York State

 The Associated Licensed Detectives Of New York State

The Associated Licensed Detectives Of New York State

Founded in 1950 as a not-for-profit industry membership association, ALDONYS is the largest New York State organization solely representing the interests of licensed private investigators and watch, guard and patrol agencies for the express purpose of:

  • Promoting a favorable image of the profession and industry
  • Providing a forum for the interchange of ideas and information and to find solutions to problems of the profession
  • Offering educational programs to members
  • Developing strategies to raise the standards of the profession
  • Providing a forum to foster harmony and promote good will among members
  • Disseminating the true spirit of patriotism and loyalty

Disclaimer:

ALDONYS runs an initial check with the NYS State Licensing Division to ensure that each member is licensed at the time they join the organization. However, ALDONYS recommends that individuals conduct their own due diligence when hiring a private investigator. To check on a member's license status, click here to visit the NYS Department of State, Licensing Division.

National Association of Legal Investigators

National Association of Legal Investigators

National Association of Legal Investigators

NALI was formed in 1967 for legal investigators actively engaged in negligence investigations for the plaintiff and/or criminal defense.  These investigators may be employed by law firms, public defenders or private investigative agencies. 

Our primary focus is to educate and advance the art and science of legal investigation, and to ensure the highest standard of professional ethics.  This common bond establishes mutual trust, goodwill and friendship among our members.

Our membership exceeds 500 professional legal investigators located throughout the United States and other countries. 

Our association is recognized internationally as the standard-bearer in the realm of litigation investigation.

If you have a minimum of 24 months of documented full-time employment serving the criminal defense or plaintiff bars, and are committed to being the best, join us.

International Intelligence Network

International Intelligence Network

International Intelligence Network

International Intelligence Network -- INTELLENET -- is a world-wide network of investigators and security consultants. Our selective membership is restricted to individuals with extensive experience in law enforcement, investigations, intelligence, or private security. We offer an assortment of diversified services, and operational scopes are virtually unlimited throughout the U.S. and abroad. Our members represent some of the finest investigators available in the world, and many are retired or former government agents from the highest echelons of both military and civilian elements. Regardless of client needs -- regional, national or international --INTELLENET members provide unique services to corporations, law firms, families, individuals and foreign allies. A complete list of members in our professional security alliance is available through INTELLENET's Searchable Membership List.

The Membership List can also be used to search for specific topics -- personal names, countries, states, cities or metropolitan areas, specialized skills or languages.

INTELLENET is not a franchise organization. We are a cooperative alliance, as members are independent agents operating under a rigid adherence to By-Laws and a Code of Conduct that stress ethical, professional and expert conduct. Member capabilities, reputations and accomplishments are sustained by membership in INTELLENET. Multi-faceted skills are acquired or enhanced by many seminars, conventions and training experiences available through INTELLENET activities and other related associations.

INTELLENET members number about 400, with at least one agent in every state. Additionally, INTELLENET has members in more than 40 foreign countries with affiliates throughout the entire world -- North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, Australia, etc.

If you need seasoned and highly qualified specialists or forensic expertise, click on our Supplemental Support List.

Thank you for visiting our web site. If you have any questions, please contact Jim Carino, Executive Director of INTELLENET, by e-mail: intellenet@intellenetwork.org.

Fraternal Order of Police

Fraternal Order of Police

Fraternal Order of Police

What is the Fraternal Order of Police?

The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 325,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges. We are the voice of those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our communities. We are committed to improving the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement, and employee representation. No one knows the dangers and the difficulties faced by today's police officers better than another officer, and no one knows police officers better than the FOP.

Who are the members of the Fraternal Order of Police?

The Fraternal Order of Police is comprised of over 325,000 regularly appointed or elected and full-time employed law enforcement officers of the United States, any state or political subdivision thereof, or any agency.

What services does the Fraternal Order of Police provide?

The Fraternal Order of Police is a full service member representation organization. The membership of each local lodge determines the services that are provided by his/her local lodge. The members of each State Lodge determine what services are provided by the State Lodge. The National Fraternal Order of Police provides a wide variety of services.

Am I eligible to join the Fraternal Order of Police?

If you are a regularly appointed or elected and full-time employed law enforcement officer of the United States, any state or political subdivision thereof, or any agency, then you can become a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. If you are a family member of a Fraternal Order of Police member you may join the FOP Auxiliary. If you are a supporter of Law Enforcement you may join the FOP Associates. Please contact your local Fraternal Order of Police lodge who will assist you through the membership process.

Does the Fraternal Order of Police solicit donations via the telephone?

The National Fraternal Order of Police does not conduct telephone solicitations. However, some State and local FOP lodges do. If you have a question about a telephone call you received requesting that you make a donation to the FOP, please contact the local FOP lodge in your area or the FOP State Lodge in your state.

The Society of Professional Investigators

The Society of Professional Investigators

The Society of Professional Investigators

The Society of Professional Investigators, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1956. Our membership includes investigators from City, State and Federal organizations, both active and retired; Private Investigators, Corporate Investigators & Security Professionals, CFE's, CPA's and Attorneys.

The Society is dedicated to a new vitality, with a strong commitment to networking and establishing open dialogues with security - and investigative - related organizations, such as: The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, American Academy of Professional Law Enforcement, Inc., National Law Enforcement Associates, Retired Detectives Association of NYCPD, Associated Licensed Detectives of NYS Inc., National Council of Investigation & Security Services, Inc., ASIS International, World Association of Detectives, Inc., New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association, Association of Professional Investigators and Security Providers (NJ) and others.

Over the years, our distinguished guest speakers and honorees included the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy; US Attorney and former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani; James Fox of the FBI; NYC Police Commissioners Kelly and Bratton; and many other law enforcement, political, business, and judicial leaders.

The National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Inc.

NCISS - Serving Private Investigators & Security Services

NCISS - The National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Inc.

 

The National Council of Investigation and Security Services, Inc., is a cooperative effort of those companies and associations responsible for providing private security and investigation services to the legal profession, business community, government and the public. Each day we find an increasing number of problems confronting the orderly growth of our profession. These problems include, among others: overly restrictive legislation regarding training and standards, proliferation of legislation requiring local licensing, public misunderstanding and misinformation on the role and contribution of private investigators and security services, and an uninformed media. It is the role of NCISS to meet and solve these problems while seeking to uncover and recommend action on any hidden potential problems which may have an effect on our profession.

The Council of International Investigators

The Council of International Investigators

The Council of International Investigators

In October of 1955, a group of well-known and highly respected private investigators gathered informally in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of this meeting was to consider the formation of a close knit organization that they could trust to handle investigatory matters in their respective local areas. Emphasis was put on "Quality" not "Quantity".

As the existence of this professional group became known due to its lofty standards of integrity, ethics, and mutual trust, many other investigators sought to be accepted into "The Council". The original group expanded the membership and areas of world coverage through careful selective screening of applicants.

Today, membership in "The Council" adds dignity and prestige to each individual member selected for certified membership status. Since the membership consists of persons of the same basic high qualities, a warm friendship and mutual trust exists which enhances the social and business relationship of the Council. The adoption of and strict adherence to the Council Code of Ethics has met with universal approval by public law enforcement agencies, legislatures, and public officials. It also assures Council clients of the highest professional efforts in the pursuit of their interest.

Although comparatively young in years, the Council of International Investigators has achieved the position in our profession and before the public, as the spokesman for ethical investigators throughout the world. The Council is already rich in tradition and reputation for excellence in our service area.

The World Association of Detectives

The World Association of Detectives

The World Association of Detectives

A GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF INVESTIGATORS AND SECURITY PROFESSIONALS

The World Association of Detectives was formed as a joint venture by the combined membership of the World Association of Detectives and the International Secret Service Association for the following purposes:

  • To promote and maintain the highest ethical practices in the profession of private investigator or security service;
  • To select for membership only those individuals whose personal and professional backgrounds and business affiliations have strictly observed the precepts of truth, accuracy and prudence;
  • To endeavor to eliminate unreliable, incompetent and irresponsible members of the profession;
  • To foster and perpetuate a spirit of cooperation among its members and with all those engaged in law enforcement; and
  • To further and establish a mutual feeling of trust, goodwill and friendship among agencies throughout the world.
The United States Association of Professional Investigators

The United States Association of Professional Investigators

The United States Association of Professional Investigators

USAPI is quite different from other organizations in that it will be an inclusive rather than exclusive group. The first difference that you will see is that membership is open to all "professional investigators." Any individual who is currently employed in the capacity of a professional investigator including any current active duty law enforcement whether or not you are titled as an Investigator, Federal Agent, DA Investigator, Public Defender investigator or licensed Private Investigator. If you are a non-sworn employee for a law enforcement agency or an employee of a licensed Private Investigator you must be an employee for a period of no less than one year, and least 21 years of age. Law Enforcement, PI's, Insurance, Child Welfare, Military, etc., are all welcome. We even have a Student Category for the individual is at school and expresses an interest in learning more about the investigative profession.

The Focus of USAPI is:

  • Education
  • Certification
  • Membership Benefits

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION:

USAPI will be offering on-line learning through our website, the content of which is under development in conjunction with some of the most noteworthy experts in the world. Additional education will occur through USAPI conferences and specialty seminars throughout the year, and I am currently working to develop regional classroom learning centers in the northeast and the south.

USAPI has developed and will be seeking brand recognition of the Board Certified Professional Investigator (BCPI registered trademark) designation. This is not just a phrase that we developed, rather we have assembled a very impressive Certification Board, with board member positions for each of our specialty tracks:

  1. Criminal Investigation
  2. Civil Investigation
  3. Insurance Investigation
  4. Computer Forensic and Internet
  5. Security
  6. Special Victims/Child Abuse/Nursing Homes
  7. Investigative Law and Ethics
  8. Investigative Business Administration
  9. Terrorism & Intelligence
  10. Criminology and Behavioral Sciences

The current Certification Board consists of Dr. Henry C. Lee, Vernon J. Geberth, Don Rondeau, Warren G. Kruse II, Rory J. McMahon, Dr. Maurice Godwin, John Lajoie, Cynthia Hetherington, Jimmie N. Mesis, Stuart James, Reginald Montgomery, Barry Zalma, Michael R. Ronczkowski, Dr. Richard Anthony Spurgeon Hall, Dr. Tom Strent and Brandon Perron. I am actively seeking additional World Class experts to sit on the USAPI Certification Board to insure that the BCPI will become recognized as the preeminent certification for investigators in much the same way as the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) has in board certifying doctors.

In order for a USAPI member to sit for the BCPI examination, that member must demonstrate 3 years of full-time employment as a professional investigator, and there will be a Continuing Education Credit (CEC) requirement that must be met every year as well.

In addition to the BCPI certification, USAPI will also be offering Expert Certifications based upon the works of our Board Members, or developed in conjunction with our university partners.

The New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association

The New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association

The New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association

The NJLPIA, and its members, shall always display and promote a professional image, provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, and find solutions to the problems of our profession. The association shall conduct educational programs beneficial to our members and their employees; develop the means of raising the standards of our industry, monitor and effect change in legislation effecting our profession, and pursue all avenues in an effort to foster harmony and good will among all of our members, the organization which licenses our industry, and the public.

Benefits:

  • Comradeship
  • Legislative representation locally and nationally
  • Monthly dinner meetings with educational topics presented
  • Networking
  • Access to advice from other members
  • Low membership fees
  • Dialogue with the NJ State Police Detective Unit
  • Subscription to NJLPIA's newsletter The Surveillant
  • Listing on the NJLPIA website directory
  • Access and discounts to national investigative seminars and products
Retired Detectives of the Police Dept. of the City of N.Y.

Retired Detectives of the Police Dept. of the City of N.Y.

Retired Detectives of the Police Dept. of the City of N.Y.

 

ROCKLAND COUNTY PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR

NYC PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR