South African Police Service
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Do constables and detectives have partners? What subjects do you need in order to become a private investigator? Can you become a private investigator immediately, or do you have to start as a constable?

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  • You need to have police experience to become a private investigator.Yes you cane become a pprivate investigator immediately.

  • You need to be trained as a Police officer first to qualify then when done you can opt for being a Detective and be trained again on how to conduct investigation.

  • Yes theydo have partners.Am not sure i was working as volunteer in service termination department.No i can not be a private investigator i can start as a constable.

  • Yes, they like everybody

  • Yes they do have partners.you need to study investigation .yes in saps you start as a constable and to have more experience in investigation inoder to be a private investigator.

  • Yes
    National certificate in policing

    Yes

  • Yes they do have partners. I would imagine criminology, communication skills etc would be paramount for PI's. No you have to study to become one and yes a constable would be your first rank in the police department.

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