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Resource Links

Useful links


Carolina Investigative Associates provides the following resource links that are useful to individuals, private investigators, and process servers, interested in private investigations and process service.  Please see the following links:  

  • South Carolina BAR (SCBAR): is a non-profit professional association focused on the advancement of justice by improving access, education and accountability. Links to public area including Ask-A-Lawyer events, legal clinics; free publications containing a variety of helpful information on common legal issues. 
  • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED): State Law Enforcement Division mission is to provide quality manpower & technical assistance to law enforcement agencies and to conduct investigations on behalf of the state.  Links to ares of public interest including Crime Tip, Citizen Complaint Process, Amber Alerts, CWP, Missing Person and much more.
  •  South Carolina Association of Legal Investigators (SCALI): is a non-profit professional association for licensed private investigators and professional investigators employed by private individuals, law firms and public defenders.
  •  Professional Process Server Association of South Carolina (PPSASC): is a non-profit professional association dedicated to ensuring a solid understanding of applicable laws, best practices, and issues relating to personal safety for the process serving industry in South Carolina.
  •  Florida Association of Licensed Investigators (FALI): FALI has served as the leading advocate for professional investigators and licensed agencies throughout the State of Florida.
  •  Florida Association of Private Investigators (FAPI): FAPI is a fast growing statewide organization that encourages mentoring, networking opportunities and member participation in the legislative process in the State of Florida.
  • Georgia Association of Professional Private Investigators (GAPPI): GAPPI is a self-governing association of Private Investigators. GAPPI was created to educate members, enforce a code of ethics, and to establish mutual feelings of trust and friendships among its members and other investigative agencies throughout Georgia and the United States of America.
  • North Carolina Association of Private Investigators (NCAPI): is a non-profit professional association for licensed private investigators.
  • Tennessee Professional Investigators Association (TPIA): is a non-profit professional association for licensed private investigators.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): An intelligence driven national security and law enforcement agency protecting the lives and security of the United States of America.
  • United States Department of State (DOS): Federal Agency dedicated to protecting the lives and interests of Americans living abroad.  Provides up to date information on countries and travel advisories.
  • United States Department of Justice (DOJ): Federal Agency dedicated to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law and ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
  • Private Investigator EDU: An organization dedicated to providing free resources for aspiring and professional investigators.  The site provides information which includes experience requirements, job duties and salary expectations that will assist individuals in career advancement.