Mission Statement and Code of Ethics

“The Texas Association of Licensed Investigators is an organization that promotes and encourages the highest standards of professionalism among licensed private investigators through information, education, training, legislative action, membership support and networking.”

All members of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators will subscribe to the following Code of Ethics:

  • To be professional and to demonstrate integrity and honesty as an investigator and as a member of TALI.
  • To give each client a full explanation of the work to be performed, rates to be charged and reports to be rendered.
  • To preserve as confidential all information received in an investigation unless directed otherwise by the client or unless under specific order or legal authority.
  • To conduct all aspects of investigation within the bounds of legal, moral and professional ethics.
  • To apprise clients against any illegal or unethical activities and to cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies, as required by law.
  • To constantly strive for improvements as a professional, to respect the rights of others and to insure the same from and to one's employees and subcontractors.
  • To loyally support TALI, its aims, purposes and policies as long as one remains a member.