Welcome to the World Association of Detectives

About the World Association of Detectives

Find out about W.A.D.'s history and long tradition of promoting and maintaining the highest ethical practices in the profession, fostering and perpetuating a spirit of cooperation among our members and allied organizations. Click to learn more.


2020 WAD Mid-Term Board Meeting

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March 19th-21st, 2020
(departure date 22nd)

W Hotel, Panama City, Panama

Registration will be open soon!




Recent Past Conferences 

94th Annual Conference

Las Vegas at The Palms Hotel 

September 27 - October 1, 2018

WAD 92nd Annual Conference

Shangri-La Eros Hotel

New Delhi, India 

October 10th through October 14th 2017


W.A.D. Members Area

Members can log in and access the W.A.D. Members Only area. Members can pay dues, update their website directory profile, access member only content and presentations and interact and communicate with other members in the WAD Forum. Click to login now.

Find A Member

Whatever the reason you are looking for an Investigator or Security Professional, W.A.D. members are the world's best. Find professionals world-wide.

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Conferences and Events

W.A.D. hosts annual Mid-Term Meetings and Conferences around the world. Educational presentations are offered as well as a one of a kind networking opportunity.

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