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Police 10 Codes

List of Police 10 Codes Used in Law Enforcement Radio Communication

What are Police 10 Codes? Police 10 Codes are codes used by police officers, law enforcement officials and government agencies in two-way...

The Police section has a collection of helpful articles related to police officers and law enforcement work. Learn about the police officers duties, equipment and vehicles used in the line of duty. Plus, learn how to pursue a career as a police officer and where to get training and education you need.

police training

Police Training

This article provides an overview of police training an provides a list of companies that provide training to the law enforcement industry....
Police 10 Codes

List of Police 10 Codes Used in Law Enforcement Radio Communication

What are Police 10 Codes? Police 10 Codes are codes used by police officers, law enforcement officials and government agencies in two-way...
How to get a police report

How to Get a Police Report

What is a Police Report? People file a police report for wide variety of reasons such as: domestic disputes,...

Computer software, mobile apps and online search services play a major role in the modern private eye’s business. Investigators use programs like case management to manage all of the information, data and materials related to a particular case.

Investigation professionals use online services to conduct research, run background checks, search databases and pull reports and data to find missing persons and uncover the truth about people. And detectives make heavy use of specialized applications (or apps) on their mobile devices to search for information on the go.


TrackOps Investigation Management Solution

Trackops, LLC is a privately held company founded in 2006 out of Boulder, Colorado. Their primary product is a case management application...
Mobile phone spy software

List of the Best Mobile Phone Spy Software Apps

What is Mobile Phone Spy Software? Mobile Phone Spy Software is a hybrid software and monitoring service that is used to track caller activity on mobile...
mSpy Cell phone tracking software

mSpy Cell Phone Tracking Software

mSpy a is considered to be the most popular cell phone tracking application. The broad range of features and affordable price makes it...

Some private investigation cases require the use of hi-tech surveillance equipment, sometimes referred to as spy gear. Private investigators who specialize in providing surveillance are familiar with a wide range of electronic gadgets such as video cameras, listening devices, bugging and debugging equipment, and much more.

Spy gear

Spy Gear for Private Investigators

Spy gear is any electronic equipment or device used to conduct various types of surveillance, counter-surveillance and investigations. Spy gear is also commonly referred...
Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe

Tips for Keeping Your Home and Family Safe for the Holidays

We believe the holiday season should be one of joy. Whether you’re staying home or traveling this year, this article provides a list of...
How to find Hidden Cameras

How to Find Hidden Cameras and Electronic Bugs

This article explains how to find hidden cameras and covert video and audio recording devices. Hidden cameras and video recording devices are...

Review the articles in our spy gear section to learn more about the types of tools a private investigator might use to catch a cheating spouse, track down a missing person and gather information for a case.

Be sure to check out our extensive Lists of Lists category. The lists are for anyone who is interested in interesting facts and information, not just for those who are employed in professions related to the investigative industry. You’ll find lists such as a List of Social Networks (for social media checks), List of State Information, List of Search Engines for private eyes and more.

list of insurance companies in the united states

List of Insurance Companies in the United States

This article provides a list of insurance companies in the United States. The list of insurance companies include organizations that provide home, auto, health, life and many other types. In addition, many of the companies on the...
List of Interesting Real Estate Facts

List of Interesting Real Estate Facts and Building Construction Trivia

Following is a List of interesting real estate facts and building construction facts, compiled from a variety of sources. The list of interesting real estate includes data, information and trivia on any type of property...
List of Presidents of the United States

List of Presidents of the United States of America

This article provides an overview of the Responsibilities of the President and provides a list of Presidents and Vice Presidents of the United States. Roles & Responsibilities of the American President


Run a background check on someone by searching billions of public records online with BeenVerified, InteliusSpokeo, and other Background Check Providers.


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BeenVerified Review

This article provides a detailed review of BeenVerified, the public records research service. In this review, I'll provide a high-level overview of...
open source intelligence tools

Open Source Intelligence Tools

What is Open Source Intelligence? Open Source Intelligence, often abbreviated as OSINT, is data and information that is collected...
Asset Investigation

Asset Investigations

The main purpose of an asset investigation is to identify the tangible and intangible assets owned by an individual or business. Asset...


Our new Private Investigator Directory is one of the largest directories of professional investigators, Process Servers, Bodyguards and more. If you’re an investigation professional, add your agency to our worldwide directory and benefit from increased online exposure, website traffic and increased referrals. Listings start at just $4.95 per month.

Private Investigator Licensing

Learn how to become a licensed private investigator with our state-by-state directory of licensing information. Learn the requirements, how to apply, how to join an association and where to get training.

Use our private investigator books to build your own library of reference materials. The library includes an extensive selection of how-to books, textbooks, reference manuals and magazines to help you learn new professional skills.


View our list of Private Investigator Training and Education resources. Whether you’re an experienced professional, or just getting started, you’ll find a training course that is right for you.

A list of useful Open Source Intelligence tools and resources. Includes search tools to help you find public records, verify facts, search social media sites, reverse search images, uncover government data and more.

Popular crime TV series, police dramas and detective shows have always inspired people to pursue exciting careers as police officers and private detectives. Check out our List of the Top 50 Best Crime TV Series and Detective Shows. What’s your favorite?

Mobile Spy Software is used to track the activity and location of a mobile phone or tablet. The software is used by concerned parents, employers and suspicious spouses. Read our reviews of the best solutions such as FlexiSpy, Highster Mobile, etc.

Police detective and private investigators leverage crime scene investigation techniques and forensic science tools to investigate crime scenes. Learn about evidence collection, ballistics, DNA lab testing, fingerprinting and more.

As a private investigator, it’s important to keep in touch with what’s going on in the industry. Private investigation industry groups and associations regularly sponsor nationwide, regional and local conferences for private investigators and those who work in related industries. The conferences, meetings and seminars are an excellent way to keep up with legislative changes that affect you. In addition, they are a great way to brush up on your skills, network with other investigators and learn about new products and services.

The United States Government has a wide variety of resources for people who work in investigations and law enforcement. On our site, you’ll find a list of government agencies, overviews of intelligence and law enforcement agencies, books, lists and links to helpful websites.

If you’re a licensed private investigator, you should join and participate a local, state or nationwide investigation association. Private Investigator associations are a great for staying on top of what’s going on in your profession. Plus, they often provide members with access to training and education opportunities, so you can continue to sharpen your skills. Also, they are a great way to network with others and create a referral network.