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WAPI ADDS INVESTIGATOR TOOLS FACILITY

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WAPI MEMBERS - October 2020 WAPI ADDS Investigator "Tools Facility" to the website. WAPI are pleased to announce further enhancement to the WAPI website, by way of providing an “Investigators’ Tools” section in the protected members area. WAPI members...

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WAPI ANNUAL CHARITY DONATION – 2020

WAPI are proud to announce that in the absence of our annual raffle, usually held at the Wapi Banquet & Training day, that we have this year made a donation to: LOCATE INTERNATIONAL – A NON PROFIT ORGANISATION Locate International Are a non-profit organisation,...

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UK: THE ABI PROPOSAL TO THE ICO

NEWS “without comment”   The ABI - Association of British Investigators proposed GDPR Code of Conduct. As you may be aware, the ABI is preparing a Code of Conduct for investigative and litigation support services. The draft document went out for the first phase of the...

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WAPI BLACK TIE BANQUET

Apex Seminars and Events are pleased to announce the World Association of Professional Investigators Banquet. UPDATE. 1st Prize in Raffle - Just announced! 2 Day OSINT Workshop with Neil Smith, in either Crawley, West Sussex or Leeds. Worth £714.00! Donated by Qwarie...

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W.A.P.I Banquet 2015

W.A.P.I Banquet 2015

W.A.P.I held their annual Banquet at the Liverpool Marriott Hotel on Saturday 31st October 2015. We were very honoured to have Simon Weston OBE as our After Dinner Speaker and what an entertaining speech he gave! During the evening, WAPI’s Stuart Withers gave details...

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WAPI & IPPIA Dublin Seminar – 26th September 2015

The WAPI & IPPIA Dublin Seminar was indeed a great success on Saturday 26th September 2015.  The Keynote Speaker Paul Scanlon Chief Executive PSA, was very informative and made some interesting comments to take away.  The “legal eagles” in the afternoon session...

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WAPI Dublin Seminar

The World Association of Professional Investigators - (WAPI) and The Irish Professional Private Investigators Association - (IPPIA) Professional Investigator’s Open Day SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2015 AT JURY’S HOTEL, CUSTOM HOUSE QUAY, DUBLIN 1, IRELAND  08.45 to 10.00...

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Forensic Services – 1st Priority Forensics

Did he commit the crime? Throughout history people have used physical characteristics to identify others. Physical characteristics, however, can be disguised. If a man commits a crime and a witness recalls that he had blonde hair and blue eyes it will be extremely...

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Training – Academy of Professional Investigation

The Academy of Professional Investigation is WAPI's approved training provider an established and well-respected investigation training school, which has been in existence since 1997. The Academy specialises in investigative training and has had the BTEC Advanced...

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WAPI Chairman’s Message

During these times of uncertainty in respect of Investigator licensing situation, it has become more and more important that potential Users of Professional Investigative Services including Members of the Public, Legal Profession, Business and Corporate Clients, are...

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22 law firms on hacking list

A total of 22 law firms feature on a list of organisations and individuals linked to rogue private investigators, MPs have revealed. Legal firms feature most heavily on a list of 102 names passed to the Home Affairs Select Committee by the Serious Organised Crime...

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WAPI Member Awarded the Polar Medal

WAPI are honoured to announce that one of it's members, John Withers, has been awarded the Polar Medal for outstanding achievement and service to the United Kingdom in the field of polar research by Her Majesty The Queen in the New Years Honours List....

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SIA Update

On the 1st November 2012, Governing Council members Ian Withers and Stuart Withers attended the SIA Seminar in London. There was very little content in respect of the Investigation Sector, however the SIA Chairman Baroness Ruth Henig did cover the Sector in her...

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WAPI – AGM 2012

WAPI ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2012  The Association's AGM will be held on Saturday the 17th November 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Oxford, Heythrop Park, Enstone, Chipping Norton, OX7 5UE   Any WAPI member who wishes to attend the AGM, will need to...

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WAPI NEEDS YOU!

Would you like to make a difference in our industry? If the answer is yes, then perhaps you would consider joining the WAPI Governing Council for the 2012/2013 term and beyond? A vacancy has arisen on our Governing Council and we would like to open up the position to...

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British Process Servers Guide

The Process Servers industry has been eagerly awaiting the publishing of the new British Process Servers Guide.  Written by Stuart Withers, Helen Withers and Jorge Salgado-Reyes, the guide is the offspring of the old yet respected NIG Process Servers Guide 2000....

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THE WAPI ANNIVERSARY BANQUET – 19/11/2011

A full day of training was attended by around 60+ Delegates, including some Media Delegates on Saturday November 19th 2011 in Greenwich South East London. A total of 11 Countries were represented from as far as Seychelles, Israel, Ukraine, China, USA, Slovenia and...

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WAPI GC Election Results for the 2011/2012 Term

During the AGM held on Friday the 18th November 2011 at the De Vere Devonport House, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JW the following were appointed to the Governing Council for the 2011/2012 term: Beverley Flynn - Lady Chairman / Treasurer Tony Smith -...

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Seminar – Saturday 19th November 2011

De Vere Devonport House, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JW AGENDA 08.00 – 08.50 – Registration – Coffee & Breakfast Snacks 08.50 – 09.05 – Introduction & Welcome 09.05 – 10.20 – Part 1 – ‘Internet Profiling’ with Neil Smith 10.20 – 10.40 – Coffee...

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WAPI AGM 2006/2007

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - OCTOBER 12th 2007 The Association's AGM will take place at 1pm on Friday October 12th , 2007 at the London offices of WAPI: 212 Piccadilly London W1J 9HG Any WAPI Member who wishes to attend in person, please notify me ASAP to arrange...

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Miriam Ettisch-Enchelmaier BA

Miriam Ettisch-Enchelmaier BA is the first WAPI Honorary Member. She is a longstanding, respected and very well known German PI. The Constitution of WAPI allows for a maximum of three Honorary Memberships each year, to be awarded to outstanding Individuals who, in the...

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Introduction from the Chairman

Users of Professional Investigative Services including members of the public, legal profession, business and corporate clients, are able to select a credible Professional Investigator who is recognized as a “professional” and as such is a member of an established and approved professional association such as The World Association of Professional Investigators (WAPI).

Further Reading;

Update from Chairman Sept 2020

Tony Smith, Chairman

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