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AALPI is always looking for volunteers to help on committees for membership, legislation, conference.

AALPI is currently looking for new venues for meetings and educational presentations.
If anyone has any suggestions
please call Dan Bekins @ 623-203-2327.

All members welcome.
 If you are looking to join, and would like to come as a guest,
please call 480-535-6620 to be put on a list.

Join fellow private investigators and legal industry professionals at the AALPI 2017 Conference in Mesa, Arizona on September 16th and 17th! The Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators is joining together with Arizona Process Servers Association and the Arizona Private Security Professionals Association to highlight how we work together and promote networking across industries.

The 2017 Conference offers educational presentations, legislative updates, and licensing information. Come network with fellow private investigators and legal support professionals to gain new knowledge and partnerships to grow your company. Listen to our experts and learn about new tactics. Remain active and vigilant in our industry’s topics in order to stay relevant in our ever growing and changing field.

AALPI has been promoting private investigator’s best interests since 1974 by providing a community to work together and support each other. AALPI offers member benefits such as partnerships with networks like PInow, educational training programs, advertising, legislative initiatives, and informational updates. AALPI is expanding its benefits by hosting an educational conference to promote our industry and share important insights across the legal and investigative field. Membership also provides a unique set of tools, such as a members only listserve that is focused on answering relevant industry questions and providing work opportunities. Help support AALPI as a strong association means a strong community and industry.

Make sure to register for AALPI’s conference to remain at the top of our industry!

May 2014 Tucson EDU & Lunch at Old Pueblo Grille speaker Heidi Harrelson on handwriting analysis.

April 2014 member and past President, Van DiCarlo announces he is running for Glendale City Council

March 2014 Past President John MacIntire passed.  He will be missed.

January 2014 Elections and Lunch at Cantina Laredo in Scottsdale, AZ


2013 Joint Conference with APSA September 14th at Wild Horse Pass.  

June, Van Di Carlo's team work defense on Jodi Arias case.

May 11, AALPI Lunch Meeting at Cantina Laredo - Sergeant Enteman will be the speaker.

April, Dana Young & Matt Brooks meet with Sergeant Enteman to see how AALPI can help facilitate unlicensed investigator complaints for DPS to investigate.

March Dan Bekins appointed as Member at Large of the board.

March Treasurer board position is vacant.

March 3, AALPI Lunch Mini Conference in Tucson at PSI.  

February Marri Bernier is appointed as Secretary of the board.

December 1, 2012 our annual conference and yearly elections of officers. 

Member, L. Burke investigated a case that was aired on 48 hours 12/28/2012

Member, Kelly Townsend participates in successful body search of missing ASU student.

Member, Wendy Sheppard ( Our Chronicles "Gadget Girl" is named as one of the top PI's on Twitter according to a survey by PI NOW.

November 2012 Member, Dana Young spoke at the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Phoenix Chapter.   

December 2012 Conference was at the Windemere in Mesa, AZ.  We had a great turnout and line up of speakers, 98 in attendance.

Our two 2012 educational lunches were held at Cantina Laredo in Scottsdale, where we had over 40 attendees both times.   March was our legislation update & June was Michele Stuart on internet sources.