About PICA

The object and purpose of Professional Investigators of California, (PICA) is to promote and maintain the highest ethical practices in the profession of Private Investigator; to perpetuate a spirit of cooperation among its members and the general public; to establish and further a mutual feeling of trust, goodwill and friendship among professionals throughout the industry, nationally and worldwide; to advance the profession with ongoing educational opportunities; to protect the consumer public; and to articulate and advocate the needs, interests and benefits of the profession before the media, and the legislative branches of local, state and federal government.

PICA encourages industry professionals and qualified students to take an active part in a growing industry by applying for membership in Professional Investigators of California. Members have many opportunities to take advantage of a wide range of benefits, including medical, dental and vision; general liability insurance; educational seminars; access to investigative tips and resources; free and open Listserve; Workserve, website and member directory; business networking; employment opportunities, including outsourcing and subcontracting references.

Think professional . . . Join PICA and receive the following benefits:

  • Website & Member Directory
  • Free & Open Listserve
  • Job and Help Wanted Postings
  • Notice of Employment Opportunities
  • Outsourcing & Subcontracting References
  • Investigative Tips & Resources
  • State and Federal Legislation Updates
  • Continuing Educational Opportunities
  • Annual Conference Discounts
  • Invitations to Districts Events
  • Industry Related Bulletins
  • Subscription to PICA Investigative Reporter
  • Electronic Voting
  • Member Polls and Surveys
  • Industry Discounts
  • Increase your Business Web Presence
  • Business Networking
  • Business Insurance General Liability-Discount Referral
  • PICA Seal on Your Website & Business Cards
  • Membership Certificate