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    How to Become a Bounty Hunter is a comprehensive free resource for learning how to begin a career in the field of fugitive recapture. Our informative guides cover the rules for bounty hunters state-by-state, including licensing information, education pathways, and more.

    How to Become a Bounty Hunter is based in the Seattle metro area and is managed by Project 8 Labs LLC, a Better Business Bureau accredited business since 2012.

    Editorial Team

    Audrey Stoffle, Chief Editor
    A graduate of Berea College, Audrey Stoffle has a BA in English with a writing emphasis and a minor in Spanish. Audrey has worked as Editor for a literary magazine, Appalachian Heritage, and has taught English as a foreign language in Seville, Spain. Her writing and editing work has appeared on a variety of career and travel websites. When she’s not writing, Audrey enjoys running, tennis, photography, and biking around Atlanta.

    Laura McPherson, Associate Editor
    Laura McPherson is the Associate Editor of How to Become a Bounty Hunter. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Career and Technical Education and History from Eastern New Mexico University and a Certificate in Writing from the University of California Berkeley Extension. Her experience includes creating career training modules for professionals in various industries. She also previously worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections in parole operations.

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    National Association of Fugitive Recovery Agents
    National Center for Education Statistics
    Professional Bail Agents of the United States
    Projections Central Long Term Occupational Projections
    US Bureau of Justice Statistics
    US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
    US News & World Report
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