In recent years, there has been a catastrophic development in the research industry: lack of licenses. Although there are countless reasons why it is NOT RECOMMENDED to work without a permit, there are certain dangers that make it unusually dangerous. Icelanders have compiled 4 dangers of working as a private investigator without local permission, licenses:
1. In many countries it is illegal.
It is important to consult a state licensor to find out what it takes to work as a private investigator in your state, especially Florida U.S.A..
2. Your safety is at risk.
Not only are you at risk of legal consequences when you work without a license, but you are also at risk of your physical safety and well-being. There are inherent risks in any industry, but the process of licensing in the field of private investigations especially helps to reduce the likelihood of you putting yourself in an insecure position.
3. It puts “you behind the 8 ball”.
Without a thorough understanding of everything it takes to be a certified private investigator, you lack the knowledge your peers possess. Even after a leave of absence, lifelong learning is useful for researchers to keep up with the changing field.
4. It hurts your job prospects.
Regardless of whether you plan to work independently or in an agency, the lack of a license will greatly affect your chances of employment. Essentially, you will lose out on potential transactions simply because of your decision to go without permission.
Are you currently working without local permits or corporate licenses?