How to Locate an Old Friend

How to Locate an Old Friend

Have you ever thought of how neat it would be to locate an old friend you lost touch with? Maybe an old high school friend or buddy from the military?  Possibly even a family member or neighbor that has fallen of the grid? We call this our “Old Friend Locate Investigation”.  Licensed private investigators can … Read more

ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE VS. INTERNET SEARCHING

ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE VS. INTERNET SEARCHING

Hiring a real private investigation agency gives you meaningful, actionable intelligence rather than pages of questionable information. Information seems easy to get these days. A simple Internet search can reveal reams of data. But, how much of that information is accurate and meaningful? In fact, when asked how much of the information found on the … Read more

What to Expect When You Hire an Investigative Agency

What to Expect When You Hire an Investigative Agency

Hiring a private investigator can be intimidating. For many people, it’s the fear of the “unknown” that makes them hesitate to call an investigative agency. The name often conjures images of shady characters skulking around corners with cameras, or badgering people with questions. And, while there are “investigators” that fit that description, a professional investigative … Read more

Parenting Time Investigations

Parenting Time Investigations

In the United States, 40-50% of marriages end in divorce, and quite often children are caught up in the middle of the mess.  Determining what is best for the child generally results in a custody agreement set out in the divorce proceedings.  Custody agreements can range from legal custody, physical custody, sole custody or joint … Read more

Private Investigators Uncovered: 5 Things You Might Not Know

Private Investigators Uncovered: 5 Things You Might Not Know

Thanks to television shows, movies and books, people tend to have an inaccurate perception of private investigators and what we do. To that end, we’d like to uncover the facts and reveal the truth. Thirty-eight years after the original Magnum P.I. television series debuted, a reboot has been recently introduced. While the technology is slicker, … Read more

Are You Hiring an Expert Private Investigator or Hobbyist?

Are You Hiring an Expert Private Investigator or Hobbyist?

Almost every time someone hears the title “private investigator”, the usual first impression to come to mind is a TV character as opposed to an actual expert private investigator. An expert private investigator does far more than follow a cheating spouse around and rarely do they track down criminal or get caught up in blackmail … Read more

Using a Vehicle Tracker During Surveillance

Using a Vehicle Tracker During Surveillance

Many times, when a spouse or family member needs to have surveillance done, they are better served using a vehicle tracker during surveillance to get the outcome they are looking for. The majority of the time, private clients often need either surveillance or a vehicle tracker to document some inappropriate or destructive behavior. Examples of … Read more

Types of Private Investigator Services

Types of Private Investigator Services

Due Diligence?  Background Investigation? Asset Investigations? Private investigators have coined all sorts of terms to describe the services they offer in order as a background investigation to market to different clients.  There are many similarities between the different types of cases worked by private investigators as the basis for any work is public records.  No … Read more

A Look Behind the Curtain of Private Investigations

A Look Behind the Curtain of Private Investigations

Hiring and even calling a private investigator can be an intimidating experience if you have not used services like ours in the past.  Private investigations sounds complicated and possibly scary. It can be tough to know what to expect when you call. How do you know what to ask for?  How much should it cost? … Read more

When Private Investigators Promise Results That Are Too Good To Be True

When Private Investigators Promise Results That Are Too Good To Be True

Private investigators are no different than any other professional service provider. The vast majority are good, hard working, knowledgeable professionals who serve their clients well. One thing that separates private investigators from other professionals is that the public is keenly interested in what we do. The are countless television shows and movies about the exploits … Read more