The Certified Professional Criminal Investigator (CPCI) program is the industry's premier board certification focused on criminal investigations. The responsibilities of today's law enforcement and investigators within all industries are complex and challenging.
The CPCI equips criminal investigators around the world with the most advanced knowledge and skill sets required to be successful in their role. In today's changing climate, criminal investigators are faced with a multitude of situations. Beyond traditional investigation methodologies, criminal investigators around the world must now be experts in cyber investigations, corruption, terrorism, fraud, human behavior, interview and interrogation and more, to ensure the investigator is fully-equipped with the skill sets needed to meet the rigorous demands of the environments in which they will be working.
The CPCI is designed to meet these training needs as identified through systematic program monitoring in the form of validation studies and continuous research, which includes feedback from Partner Organizations and our World-Class Advisory Board.
The CPCI is the most comprehensive criminal investigative training program the industry has to offer bar none.
AND WHAT WOULD THAT DO FOR YOUR CAREER?
Those who earn the nationally accredited credential, you're about to discover, go on to experience some of the world's most prestigious and exciting intelligence and investigative careers in both the public and private sectors.
With this board certification, you'll not only have the skills, knowledge, and expertise you need to track down and criminals around the world... but you'll also become known as an industry expert in conducting quick and effective criminal investigations.
Associates degree plus three years of experience as stated above. OR
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above.
Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a CPCI™. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a CPCI.