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  • [Video] A Typical Night in the Life of a Bounty Hunter

    January 4, 2012 | More

    Follow Bail Enforcement Agents through an evening as they bring in people who’ve skipped out on their day in court. One of the questions that came up during the video was, “How do Bounty Hunters operate and under what authority?“ A bail bondsman has the established legal right to arrest and re-incarcerate any client of […]

  • Bounty Hunters arrest fugitives who skip bail for cash rewards paid to them by bail bondsmen when they fail to appear in court.

    How Do I Become a Bounty Hunter?

    February 1, 2011 | More

    “How do I become a bounty hunter?” is the most common question I am asked and as a veteran bail enforcement agent I am  uniquely qualified to answer your questions.  On this site you will find the bail enforcement training and information that others have long attempted to duplicate but have come up short because […]

  • Bounty Hunters serve an important role in the criminal justice system ensuring that defendants on bail appear and have their day in court.

    Bounty Hunters – Because Justice Deferred is Justice Denied

    February 1, 2011 | More

    Many people ask me what I like the most about being a bail enforcement agent.  I used to tell them that it was the really great money I was making or the excitement and the rush of adrenaline I got every time I hunted another human being and made an arrest. Honestly, I also liked […]

  • Bounty Hunters chase and capture fugitives who are wanted by the courts. A bail fugitive is often called a bail jumper.

    What Does a Bounty Hunter Do?

    February 1, 2011 | More

    Whether you call it bail enforcement, fugitive recovery or bounty hunting, the modern day bounty hunter works on behalf of a bail bondsman to re-arrest and put in jail a bail bond client who has defaulted on the terms of the bail contract between them. Most often the client has failed to appear in criminal […]

  • Choosing a bounty hunter school to obtain training is a difficult decision. Discover why choosing the CompassPoint Investigations online course is the best decision you will make when getting started in bounty hunting.

    Bounty Hunting Schools – Why Choose Our Bail Enforcement Training?

    February 1, 2011 | More

    We get the following question and request quite frequently: “With all the books and training material on the internet about bounty hunting how does a person know what to buy?  I don’t want to buy something that’s not going to actually help me become a bounty hunter.  Any information you can send me will be […]

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The business of bail enforcement is changing at break-neck speed. This highly lucrative type of assignment often captures the imaginations of many would-be bounty hunters who do not know where to acquire a working knowledge of this industry, which can often seem VERY secretive. These secrets are the only thing that separates those who go […]

Do you have questions about becoming a bail enforcement agent or bounty hunter?

Frequently Asked Questions About Becoming a Bounty Hunter

How do I order your online bounty hunter training course? To order with any major credit card, debit card or PayPal, simply click this link here.  If you would like to send a check or money order, please click on the following link for an order form, including directions for mailing in your payment: click […]

The ideal body armor for the everyday bounty hunter

The ideal body armor for the everyday bounty hunter

Bounty hunters have very specific needs that have to be addressed when purchasing body armor. So, when you think you want to choose the correct one for your line of work you should consider first what are those needs so you’ll be able to make a more informed choice, which will be literally a life […]

Bounty Hunters and Pepper Spray

Bounty Hunters Using Pepperspray [Infographic]

Pepper spray, also known as OC spray (from “Oleoresin Capsicum”), is an effect non-lethal chemical agent used by Fugitive Recovery Agents to defend themselves and bring violent or resisting defendants into compliance during bail fugitive apprehensions. Here is a great explanation about what pepper spray is, how it works and why it is effective: Created […]

[Video] A Day in the Life of a Bounty Hunter

[Video] A Day in the Life of a Bounty Hunter

Video of a bail enforcement team working in Detroit, Michigan. While there are probably a few issues that others will take up with the general reporting of this news-piece, I particularly like the fact that one fugitive recovery agent mentioned that they try to do their jobs with safety and respect for others during his […]

Bounty Hunters and the Use of Shotguns

Using Shotguns During Bail Enforcement Operations

One of the most common questions I am asked by new investigators working bail fugitive recovery assignments is, “Should I carry a shotgun while attempting an apprehension?” It is certainly common to see law enforcement officers employ shotguns during arrests and other disturbances when working with a partner but a shotgun is still considered a […]

How much money can a bail enforcement agent make bounty hunting?

What is the Average Salary for a New Bounty Hunter?

What is the average salary for a new Fugitive Recovery Agent or for someone just getting started in bounty hunting? There is not an established average income of which I am aware, so there really is no absolute way to answer your question… national averages are not tracked and overall it would be dependent on […]

Bounty Hunters and Getting Paid by the Bondsman

Bounty Hunting: Tips on Getting Paid

Most bail bondmen and women are hard working, honest and ethical professionals, but just like any other client in any other industry getting paid can sometimes present a unique set of challenges. One of the questions I am asked most often is how does a bail enforcement agent get paid and what should a fugitive […]

Surety Bail Agent or Professional Bondsman

Surety Agent or Professional Bail Bondsman: What’s the Difference?

The difference between a property bond and a surety bond is simply who is ultimately liable for paying the bond off in the event of a final judgment of forfeiture.  A surety bond is backed by a surety (or insurance) agency that the bondsman is qualified to write bonds on behalf and the bond works […]

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