Become a Private Investigator

Enroll Now for Your Washington State Certified Private Investigator Licensing Course

Course Instructor & Founder

Gary L. Odegard, LPI

Gary Odegard is the owner and principal of Coast Private Investigations, LLC, a licensed, insured and bonded investigations firm in Washington State. Providing a wide array of investigative, surveillance and protection services, Gary is a Licensed Private Investigator, is certified by the Washington State Criminal Justice Commission as an Armed Private Investigator (#3201) and is a Washington State Certified Private Investigations Trainer.

Why take this course?

To Get You Ready for Your New Career

This 6-hour comprehensive course not only teaches you everything you need to know to pass the pre-assignment test required to gain your Washington state private investigator license, but it also includes methods and techniques you will need to know to hit the ground running.

Taught by an instructor with more than a decade of invaluable real-life professional field experience.


Please contact us for available classes.


Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, classes are now held at my home in Kenmore on a much-reduced size for safety and on a schedule that will meet your needs.

Cost & Payment:

$450 per person. VISA or MasterCard payment will reserve your place.

How to Prepare:

Review Washington State RCW 18.165 for the particulars of the pre-assignment training requirements prior to the course. Bring a pencil and pen.

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