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Essential Mobile Apps for a Private Investigator Business

Essential Mobile Apps for a Private Investigator Business When a Private Investigator thinks of apps to help them run their business, the focus is typically on mobile apps that can help them while actively investigating. However, a large portion of their time is spent juggling routine business tasks while away from an office. As smartphones [...]

By | 2017-10-31T13:49:19+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

New Ruling Forbids the Use of Private Process Servers

Being a Process Server was never an easy job. In Tennessee, it just got harder. A new ruling forbids the use of private Process Servers. This new law is in response to court filings regarding a string of harassments including reports of an unknown individual attempting to serve papers late at night. The proposed new [...]

By | 2017-10-10T12:47:32+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Private Investigator Work Becomes Criminal

Private Investigator Work Becomes Criminal As a Private Investigator, you simply never know what a day may bring. One day, you might be able to nab that final bit of incriminating evidence to help a client out of a tight spot. The next day, you find your Private Investigator work becomes criminal! The special [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:12:19+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

Private Investigator Technology Being Used Over Fieldwork?

Private Investigator Technology Being Used Over Fieldwork? Rewind 10 or 20 years ago, and the Private Investigator field looked a lot different. You can see this in films about Private Investigators. There was a lot of "gumshoe" sleuthing, tailing suspects in cars and on foot, using gut instinct and hard-won experience to get the [...]

By | 2017-10-11T21:57:32+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Private Investigator Industry News|

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|
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