Each MAPI member vows to uphold a strict code of professional ethics.

MAPI members will:

  • Perform the duties of a licensed Private Investigator and Protective Agent to the highest level of excellence.
  • Conduct investigations within the legislative guidelines set forth in the laws and rules of the State of Minnesota.
  • Make sure each client clearly understands the services that will be provided, what is expected, and the fees that will be charged. A full and accurate accounting of fees and expenses will be provided upon the client's request and in a timely manner.
  • Avoid other assignments where conflicts of interest may arise.
  • Never permit personal biases or prejudices to interfere with investigative work. Each MAPI member vows to conduct business in an honest, fair and ethical manner.
  • Safeguard the confidentiality of each client and any information that may come into the investigator's possession.
  • Never advertise or represent services to a client in a misleading or deceptive manner.
  • Never do harm to the personal or professional reputation of another private investigator or agency. When necessary, MAPI members will warn other investigators and the Ethics Committee about illegal or unethical behavior in a discrete fashion.
  • Take advantage of professional growth opportunities whenever possible.
  • Offer assistance to colleagues new to the profession.
  • Offer assistance to other members of the Minnesota Association of Private Investigators and Protective Agents. Seek the help of other MAPI members, if assistance is necessary.

MAPI sponsors have opportunities to meet with our members at MAPI Events, and to provide materials and information to them about their business. For more information on how you or your business can become a MAPI Sponsor, visit our Payment page to get started.

The National Council of Investigation and Security Services
Authentic Investigations
El Dorado Insurance Agency, Inc.
Edge Protective Services
ASIA Security
National Investigative Training Academy, Inc. (NITA)
ational Association of Legal Investigators
Ellis Law Office
Crescent Investigative Services
Spy Shop Round Rock
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Carney Forensics
Midwest Questioned Documents
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Flashlight NOW
Tracers Information Specialists, Inc.
BRB Publications
PI Magazine
Private Eye Security
Florida Association of Private Investigators, Inc.
Associates in Forensic Investigations LLC
Internatoinal Intelligence Network
Kelmar Global
OREP Insurance Services
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