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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 studied technical writing at Northern Illinois University and is currently preparing for a master’s degree in Career and Technical Education at Eastern New Mexico University. She previously worked for the Illinois Department of Corrections in parole operations. Her experience includes creating and deploying career training modules for professionals in various industries. She lives in Chicago and enjoys supporting the Chicago Blackhawks, book collecting, and reading.

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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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