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Store Not Liable to Family of Slain Robber

In December of 2011, Jeremi Atkinson entered a grocery store through a side door leading up to the store manager’s office. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and black face mask. Atkinson encountered a female security guard upon climbing a

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Private Investigators Help Prevent Information Theft

A major concern of businesses, particularly businesses that use and depend on information, are concerned with theft of information assets such as technological discoveries, inventions, trade secrets, copyrights, strategic plans, planned mergers, acquisitions and many other forms of information critical

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What You Need to Know About Crime Insurance

What kinds of crime insurance should I purchase for my business and how much should I purchase? That’s an excellent question, and it’s a question that our customers ask frequently. There are several different types of crime insurance you should

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The Intentional Tort of Intrusion

Private investigators who conduct surveillance are often sued by the people they have watched. Examples of “watching” include: Watching persons or activities from a fixed location such as from an unmarked van in a motel parking lot. Tailing persons on

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An EEOC Guideline

An employment policy frequently applied by employers in the security services industry is to deny employment to a person convicted of a felony. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) agrees with the policy but only to a certain extent. The

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Kinesics

Kinesics is the study of body language and is based on the behavioral patterns of nonverbal communication. Body language can include any non-reflexive or reflexive movement of a part or all of the body. Such movements can be particularly revealing

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Service of Process

Service of process is a procedure used by a court (or administrative body) to inform a person that the court has legal jurisdiction over the person and instructs the person to respond in the manner specified. The commonly used documents

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Investigative Consumer Report

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) gave birth to the term “investigative consumer report.” The term means a consumer report or portion thereof in which information on a consumer’s character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living is obtained

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