Since private investigation has ended up becoming a really amazing way for people to earn money once all has been said and is now out of the way, this has resulted in quite a few people joining the industry many of which do not have the skill or knowledge required to do a good job based on the demands of the tasks that private investigators are usually required to perform. The right way to go about this is to look for private investigators that have certain qualities to them, and many of these qualities have a lot to do with the job that the investigator in question took part in before deciding to opt for private investigations on a full time basis.
Creating an understanding of your PI’s personal history is really important here. It is important to note that you should ask your potential PI, whether they work for Catalyst Private Investigations or some other smaller firm, what they used to do before becoming a PI. If they say that they used to work in the military or that they were part of the police force, this is a quality that can ensure they would do a good job and at the very least give you some clues that would help you get to the bottom of things to a certain extent.
People that worked in law enforcement or the military are the only ones that might have the skill set required to excel in the field of private investigation. If the PI you are about to hire does not want to tell you their previous job or if they did something random then you should avoid hiring them.