Most of us are familiar with the profession ‘Private Detective’ but not everyone knows how they actually operate or how to pursue this profession.Private Detective or Private Investigator informally known as ‘Private Eye’ are individuals who helps other persons with their personal issues by providing them with investigative services.The informal name ‘Private Eye’ is said to be a name inspired by the Pinkerton Detective Agency formed in France in the year 1833 by Allen Pinkerton and their slogan was “We never sleep” with a one-eyed logo.
Even though they have a valid license but these individuals barely works for Government agencies.Also there are no rules to regulate the conduct of the private investigative agencies of India.To become a private detective or investigator one should complete their graduation and further get trained in some accredited investigative agency.Well education and training are the first basic step,it is through experience one learns different skills.Talking about the operating part,you can take incredible moves like serve justice to people,solve crime,solve mysteries and so much more.But all of these incredible things comes with a price and the price here you pay is your time,energy,patience,effort and hardwork.People are often misguided by movies and series which shows how crime is getting solved within a hour or so but the reality is so much more different.Being a detective,first you have to discuss the case with your client,workout a plan and bugdet to gather the important informations.Further you have to investigate the case minutely,analyse it and report to your client with your findings.Basically when it comes to crime you are a Godfather for the innocent ones and a pure evil to the perpetrator.
Although it has to be admitted that there is a certain amount of drama to this profession but not as much as we see in movies and series.Our most loved and famous characters Sherlock Holmes,Veronica Mars,Augustine Dupine, Feluda, Byomkesh Bakshi all of them are too charming,too witty and too lucky to be true.We barely know about the real life private detectives.In India,we have Rajani Pandit who is famous for her skills of getting disguised, eavesdropping, planting bugs and solving over 80,000 cases till date.
According to other detectives,previously people appointed detectives to gather information on cheating spouses,pre-marriage verification and parents keeping tabs on their teenage children but nowadays people hires private detectives for checking upon the financial standing of their future partner, to know the background of their borrower as well as the guarantor,look into thefts and varius other cases.The Delhi Headquartered Association of Private detectives and Investigators is the representative body of detectives in India whereas the World Association of Detectives connects the detectives globally across the border.
In this modern era,one must be well aware about their friends and their foes so that no one could create nuisance in their hard-earned life.Over all these years these detectives agencies has evolved and earned enough recognition and respect for themselves.Also this is evolving to be the most pursued career globally among the youths.Thus,one must know about this respectful career that is slowly bringing a change.