Membership in Long Island Paranormal Investigators


It’s not a job or a hobby – it’s a life style! – Mike Cardinuto, LIPI Founder/Lead Investigator


In reviewing prospective members we particularly look for individuals who have the follow

  • Must be 18 or older with a valid identification. 
  • Able to meet up on Thursday nights from 7:45p.m. to 12a.m.
  • Office hours mandatory 1 hour per month (any night other than Thursday)
  • Available once per month on Friday or Saturday night form 8p.m. – 1a.m.
  • Must have reliable transportation and participate in the driving schedule
  • Must be able to attend 1 trip per year (most trips from Friday – Sunday)
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Able to pay $15 monthly membership fee
  • Must have a cell phone that can accept texting
  • Must have unlimited access to email and internet
  • Able to do work at home if needed
  • Must be able to complete evidence analysis in a timely manor at home or during office hours
  • Must be able to follow directions and respect and obey the chain of command
  • Able to work as a team with members and guests of L.I.P.I.
  • Exhibit critical analytical thinking
  • Able to use scientific field equipment and a strong desire to learn about the investigation equipment and techniques we use and apply them on investigations
  • Dedicated to the goals and standards of L.I.P.I.
  • Must be open minded to paranormal theories and concepts
  • Must have a strong motivation and eagerness to investigate the paranormal
  • Needs to be good spirited, and have a positive attitude
  • Able to take paranormal exams when given.
  • No experience is required. 

All prospective members are required to show proper photo identification, complete our membership application and additional forms, be interviewed by officers of LIPI, and satisfactorily complete a probationary period. Other terms, requirements and/or stipulations may apply.

If you feel you have these attributes and would like to apply for membership in the Long Island Paranormal Investigators group please contact us.

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