Before you hire a New York Private Investigators:
Make sure the agency is licensed, bonded and insured. Private investigators in New York are licensed by the NY Department of State, Diivision of Licensing in Albany, NY. – NY PI License Requirements
Licensed private detectives in New York have already proven they meet the minimum qualifying standards of no less than 3 years law enforcement or investigative experience, which includes 6,000 hours of verifiable experience along with passing a written test and an extensive background check.
You can verify a NY private investigator license by contacting:
New York Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
84 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-3490