SCF Private Investigation Class Qualifies Students for CC Intern License

(Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 11, 2015) - State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is offering a course in Private Investigation (PI) at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W. The 40-hour class will be held 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22-24 and Jan. 30-31, and meets the state licensing requirements for the private investigator class CC intern license.

The class will be taught by Susan Ewell, president and CEO of Sarasota-based S.C.I. Investigation, and William Kemper, a professor of criminal justice at SCF and the University of South Florida.

Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible for an internship with a licensed PI agency. In Florida, two years of verifiable, full-time experience and the successful completion of an examination are required to obtain a Class C PI license.

Private investigators find facts and analyze information about legal, financial and personal matters. They also verify people's backgrounds, find missing persons and investigate computer crimes. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for persons in this field is more than $45,000.

For more information about the Private Investigation course, contact Lee Kotwicki at 941-363-7218 or by email at For assistance or to register, visit Maps and directions are available at

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