Gary L. Ermoian and Jack Able are owners of the California School of Investigation.

We offer a 150 Hour Basic Career Course in Private Investigation . This course acquaints students with the profession and the laws regulating Private Investigators in the State of California. The students receive the basic working knowledge of every phase of the Private Investigator profession and related occupational fields. A student in this basic course receives training in:

  • Introduction to Private Investigations
  • Administration of Justice
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Civil Investigation
  • Background investigation
  • Skip Tracing
  • Report Writing
  • Laws of Evidence
  • Business Knowledge
  • Trial Preparation and Testimony
  • Interviewing and Interrogation
  • Surveillance Techniques

Tuition for this course includes all Course Materials, Laptop Computer, Digital Camera, Tape Recorder, Binoculars, Portfolio, California Penal Code and Multi-code book.

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Continuing Education training is also offered in seminar form for experienced, licensed private investigators throughout the State of California. Our training topics include:

  • Computer Forensics
  • Background Investigations
  • Skip Tracing
  • Report Writing
  • Laws of Evidence
  • Business Knowledge
  • Surveillance Techniques
  • Gang and Drug Identification
  • Vehicle Accident Investigation
  • Personal Injury Investigation
  • Privacy rights
  • Ethics for Private Investigators
  • Legal Updates for Private Investigators

We also provide Training and Consulting to private businesses, to familiarize employers and employees with techniques and information so they can conduct basic investigations in the workplace to help reduce liability in cases such as:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Employee disputes
  • Employee theft
  • Sexual harassment
  • Managing aggressive behavior
  • Security issues
  • Electronic Countermeasures

Call us now… we are here to help solve your problems!