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Private Investigator Gear: Stingray Trackers. A Necessary Evil or Just Evil?

Private Investigator Gear: Stingray Trackers. A Necessary Evil or Just Evil? The "Stingray" - it sounds like an aquatic predator! However, here the name refers to a device that can locate and surveil known cell phone numbers. For defendant Raymond Lambis, a known drug trafficker living in New York City, this unassuming little device [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:25:04+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Mobile Surveillance Part 4: How to Know When Enough is Enough

Mobile Surveillance-Dangers, Pitfalls, and Liabilities-Part 4: How to Know When Enough is Enough The advent of technology tools has made mobile surveillance so much easier in some ways; but it has also made it harder - and more dangerous - in other ways. For example, it is harder to know when to quit. It is [...]

By | 2017-10-11T22:01:26+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Become a Private Investigator: More Millennials Making the Career Choice

Become a Private Investigator: More Millenials Making the Career Choice The millennial generation has been spawning news headlines almost since birth. They are unlike any preceding generation, as the Washington Post reports. Millennials have more education, social savvy, money and free will than all other generations combined. A recent New England Public Radio broadcast [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:46:01+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Part 3: Mobile Surveillance: Dangers, Pitfalls, and Liabilities- The Top Common Mistakes Made by PIs and How to Avoid Them

[CLICK HERE FOR PART 1] Mobile Surveillance: Dangers, Pitfalls and Liabilities [CLICK HERE FOR PART 2] Mobile Surveillance: The Fine Line Between Legal and Illegal Surveillance   There are two ways to become an expert in your career as a Private Investigator. The first way is to learn by trial and error...that is, if [...]

By | 2017-10-11T22:07:30+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Private Investigator Equipment Records Double Murder

Private Investigator Equipment Records Double Murder Laratio Lorenzo Dantzler has been described as "evil" and a "cold-blooded killer." The jury who convicted him spent less than one hour in deliberations before returning to mete out the maximum possible sentence for a double homicide crime. But justice might not have been possible in this case [...]

By | 2017-10-18T14:20:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Part 2: Mobile Surveillance: Dangers, Pitfalls, and Liabilities- The Fine Line Between Legal and Illegal Surveillance

[CLICK HERE FOR PART 1 Mobile Surveillance: Dangers, Pitfalls, and Liabilities] As a Private Investigator, you are paid to get information. The better you become at getting information for your clients, the more successful you are likely to become in your career. But if all that was required of you was to get the [...]

By | 2017-10-16T20:49:51+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Mobile Surveillance: Dangers, Pitfalls, and Liabilities

Professionals working as Private Investigators today enjoy a strong career outlook in a constantly evolving field with ever-expanding job opportunities. A "day in the life" of a Private Investigator often includes great diversity, from in-office research to field work to giving courtroom testimony. This last aspect is one reason why it is so important to [...]

By | 2017-10-16T20:54:02+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

What Does it Take to Become a Private Investigator?

What Does it Take to Become a Private Investigator? As a Private Investigator, or PI, you will enter a fast-growing field that offers excellent pay for full or part-time hours and exciting, diverse career opportunities. As a PI, you have the opportunity to create a career that reflects your interests and strengths. Even better, [...]

By | 2017-10-18T15:47:31+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Private Investigation: A Second Career – Former Law Enforcement Professions

One of the perks of being in professional law enforcement is that you can often retire on a full pension after just 20 or 25 years of service. Retiring on a full pension, however, does not give most officers the ability to just cease working altogether for the rest of their lives. Even for those [...]

By | 2017-10-16T21:15:44+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

5 Common Myths of Being a Private Investigator

There are a huge number of myths surrounding the Private Investigation business, ranging from the overly romanticized to the downright seedy. Here are a few helpful tips to separate fact from fiction when it comes to understanding the work of a Private Investigator. Myth #1- Most PI's are self-employed Fact: In reality, only about 21% [...]

By | 2017-10-16T21:24:26+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|
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