CALI – An Association of Excellence

The California Association of Licensed Investigators is the largest private investigator association in the world, comprised of Private Investigators and allied professionals throughout California, the United States, and globally. Our goals are to advance the investigation profession through education and legislation.  CALI dedicates resources and energy to make certain that we have the most viable and effective legislative program possible by employing a full-time lobbyist in Sacramento.  Click here to continue reading.

Welcome Our New Members!  View list of new CALI members here.


One of CALI’s paramount goals is to serve as a legislative force for our industry. We complete this through a number of avenues, but one of our most significant is our annual Legislative Day - Campaign for CALI in Sacramento!!

Don't pass up this event! You will be glad that you participated!


CALI PI Exam Prep Course

CALI is now offering an updated and newly designed ONLINE Private Investigator Preparation course to prepare qualified candidates for the State of California PI License Test.  The preparation course was designed by a committee of licensed investigators. The course offers a step by step review and sample quizzes to prepare qualified candidates. Also included are lesson plans, study materials and references to other important information for your test. Click here to learn more & register today!

Upcoming Events

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JUNE 11-13, 2020

Riviera Hotel - Palm Springs, CA


Certified Professional Investigator
Certification Program

Are you ready?  You have the knowledge--now make it official!

Click here to view a list of Certified Professional Investigators