STATE BOARDS




Alabama Private Investigation Board
PO Box 241206, Montgomery, AL 36124
(334) 215 0693
www.apib.alabama.gov
 
Arizona Dept. of Public Safety
Licensing Office
Box 6638, Phoenix AZ 85005.
(602) 223-2361
http://www.dps.state.az.us/

Arkansas Department of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies
#1 State Police Plaza Dr.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
(501) 618-8600 Fax: (501) 618-8621
http://www.asp.state.ar.us/pl/pl.html

California Department of Consumer Affairs
Licensing Division, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
400 "R" Street, Suite 3040
Sacramento, CA 95814-6200
(800) 952-5210 (916) 445-1254
http://www.dca.ca.gov/bsis/
 
Connecticut Dept of Public Safety
State Police Licensing Office
294 Colony Street
Meriden CT 06450
(860) 685-8470 Fax (860) 685-8353
http://www.state.ct.us/dps/SLFU/PrivateDetectivesHome.htm
 
Delaware Detective Licensing
Delaware State Police
P. O. Box 430, Dover, DE 19903
(302) 736-5900.
http://www.state.de.us/dsp/
 
Florida Division of Licensing
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Box 6687
Tallahassee FL 32314
(850) 487-0482
http://licgweb.doacs.state.fl.us/
 
Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon GA 31217
(478) 207-1460
http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/detective/default.htm

Hawaii Detective Licensing
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
(808) 586-2701
detective@dcca.hawaii.gov
http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/areas_private_detective.html
 
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
320 West Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
(217)785-0800   Fax: (217)782-7645
http://www.ildpr.com/WHO/dtct.asp

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
302 W. Washington Street, Room E034
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(317) 234-3040
pla11@pla.state.in.us
http://www.in.gov/pla/bandc/detective/
 
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Bail Enforcement/Private Investigative/Security Licensing
Department of Public Safety Building
215 East 7th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0045
(515) 725-6230  
piinfo@dps.state.ia.us
 
Kansas Bureau of Investigation
1620 SW Tyler
Topeka KS 66612
(785) 296-8200
http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/
 
Kentucky Board of Licensure for Private Investigators
Box 1360, Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3296 ext. 239
http://occupations.ky.gov/privateinvestigators/
 
Louisiana State Board of Private Investigators Examiners
7414 Perkins Road, Suite 120
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 763-3556 Fax(225) 763-3536
http://www.lsbpie.com
lsbpie@intersurf.com
 
Maine Department of Public Safety
Licensing and Inspection Unit
164 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-8775
http://www.state.me.us/dps/

Maryland State Police
PI Licensing Division
7751 Washington Boulevard
Jessup MD 20794
(410) 799-0191 or  (800) 525-5555
http://www.mdsp.maryland.gov/mdsp/default.asp
 
Massachusetts State Police
Special Licensing Unit
20 Somerset St.
Boston, MA 02108,
617-727-6128   Fax (617) 727-6021.
http://www.mass.gov/msp/massachu.htm
 
Michigan Private Security and Investigator Unit
7150 Harris Drive
Lansing, MI 48913
(517) 322-1966   Fax (517) 322-5551
http://www.michigan.gov/
 
Minnesota Board of Private Detective & Protective Agent Services
1430 Maryland Avenue East
St. Paul MN 55106
(651)793-2666   Fax: (651)793-7065
http://www.dps.state.mn.us/pdb/
mn.pdb@state.mn.us
 
Montana Board of Private Security Officers & Investigators
301 South Park, Room 430
Helena MT 59620
(406) 841-2300
http://www.discoveringmontana.com/dli/bsd/license/
 
Missouri Board of Private Investigator and Private Fire Investigator Examiners
PO Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
pi@pr.mo.gov
 
Nebraska Private Detectives Board
Secretary of State, Suite 2300 State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509.
(402) 471-2554.
http://www.sos.state.ne.us/Privatedetectives/pd.htm
 
Nevada Private Investigator's Licensing Board
100 N. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4717
(775) 687-3223
http://ag.state.nv.us/faqs/workingaspi.htm
 
New Hampshire State Police
Div of Licenses and Permits
10 Hazen Drive, Room 106
Concord NH 03305
(603) 271-3575
http://www.nh.gov/safety/nhsp/pluda.html
 
New Jersey State Police
Dept of Law & Public Safety, Private Detective Unit
P. O. Box 7068
W. Trenton, NJ 08688-0068
(609) 882-2000.
http://www.state.nj.us/lps/njsp/about/srb.html#pdu

 New Mexico Private Investigator and Polygraph Board
2550 Cerrillos Road, P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504-5101
(505)476-4650   Fax: (505) 476-464
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/b&c/pipolygraph/index.htm
 
New York State Division of Licensing Services
84 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-3490
(518) 474-4429   Fax (518) 473-6648
licensing@dos.state.ny.us
http://appsext5.dos.state.ny.us/lcns_public/chk_load
 
North Carolina Department of Justice
Private Protective Services
1631 Midtown Place, Suite 104
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 716-6400
http://www.ncdoj.com/law_enforcement/cle_pps.jsp
 
North Dakota Private Investigation and Security Board
513 Bismarck Expressway, Suite 5
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 222-3063
ndpisb@midco.net
http://www.state.nd.us/pisb/
 
Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Professional Licensing
77 South High Street, 20th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6133
(614) 466-4100, (614) 466-4130
REPLD@com.state.oh.us
http://www.com.state.oh.us/odoc/real/pisgmain.htm

Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training
PO Box 11476
Oklahoma City, OK 73136
(405) 425-2775
http://www.cleet.state.ok.us/Private_Security.htm
 
Oregon Board of Investigators
445 State Office Building
800 NE Oregon Street #33
Portland OR 97232
pi.board@state.or.us
http://www.obi.state.or.us/
 
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
PO Box 21398
Columbia, SC 29221-1398
(803) 896-7014   Fax (803) 896-7037
http://www.sled.state.sc.us/default.htm
 
Tennessee Private Protective Services Div
Dept of Commerce & Insurance
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1158
(615) 741-6382   Fax (615) 532-2965
http://www.state.tn.us/commerce/boards/pi/index.html
 
Texas Private Security Bureau
4616 Howard Lane #140
Austin, Texas 78728
(512) 238-5858   Fax -512-238-5853
http://hera.tcps.state.tx.us/
 
Utah Department of Public Safety
Bureau of Criminal Identification
3888 West 5400 South, Box 148280
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-8280
(801) 965-4445
http://www.bci.utah.gov/BailPI/PIHome.html

Vermont Board of Private Investigative and Security Services
Office of Professional Regulation
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620
(802) 828-1505
www.sec.state.vt.us

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Private Security Section
Box 10110
Richmond VA 23242
(804) 786-4700   Fax (804) 786-6344
http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/privatesecurity/index.cfm

Washington Department of Licensing
Master License Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034
http://www.dol.wa.gov/ppu/pifront.htm Email: Security@dol.wa.gov

West Virginia Private Investigator, Licensing Division
Secretary of State Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305-0770
(304) 558-6000   Fax (304) 558-0900
licensing@wvsos.com
http://www.wvsos.com/licensing/piguard/main.htm

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
PO Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
(608) 266-5511   Fax 608) 267-3816
http://www.drl.state.wi.us/Regulation/