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Background Check

Background Check Services for Investigators

A background check is a detailed investigation into an individual's personal data, information and history to help make a decision about the...
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...

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This section has a collection of helpful articles related to police officers. Learn about the duties of police officers, the equipment they use and the vehicles they use in the line of duty. Plus, learn how to pursue a career as a police officer and where to get training and education.

police 11 codes

Police Eleven Codes

In addition to police ten codes, some law enforcement officers, police departments and security forces create alternative coding systems to make their particular form of radio communication unique and private. While most agencies use 10 codes, some departments use police 11 codes to facilitate radio communication among...
Miranda warning

Miranda Warning Used by Police Officers During a Legal Arrest

What is the Miranda Warning? The Miranda warning is a police warning that is given to criminal suspects in police custody in the United States before they are asked questions relating to the commission of crimes. Police may request biographical information such as name, date of birth and address without...
Police Resources

Police and Law Enforcement Resources

Before we get into the list of police resources, let's define what a police officer is. A law Police Officer (also known as a law enforcement officer, or a cop), is an employee who is assigned to the police department whose primary duties are engagement in the...

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Hire a private investigator in Colombia South America

Hire a Private Investigator in Colombia

Learn How to Hire a Private Investigator in Columbia If you need to hire a private investigator in Colombia South America, please browse this list of private investigators and investigation...
Hire a Private Investigator in Washington

Hire a Private Investigator in Washington State

Learn How to Hire a Private Investigator in Washington If you need to hire a private investigator in Washington, please review this list of...
How to get a private investigator license in Connecticut

How to Get a Private Investigator License in Connecticut

Licensing Authority The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection is responsible for processing the license applications and employee registrations, as well as investigating complaints concerning violations of the...

Private Investigator Software

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.

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LexisNexis Investigation Solutions

LexisNexis Investigation Solutions for Law Enforcement and Investigators

About LexisNexis LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and its sister company LexisNexis® Legal & Professional are part of...
Legal software

List of the Best Legal Software Programs

Create Your Own Legal Documents and Perform Your Own Business and Law-Related Tasks Private detectives deal with...
Email monitoring software

Email Monitoring Software: Record Incoming and Outgoing Messages

Email monitoring software allows secret monitoring and recording of both incoming and outgoing email on...

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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. 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.

Tile Item Tracker

Tile Bluetooth Tracking Device

One of the coolest gadgets to emerge in recent months is the small Bluetooth tracking device. The most popular such item is the Tile item tracker. The device can be attached to almost anything and then tracked via a free app on a smart phone or tablet....
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 tips for keeping your home safe during the holidays. Many burglars prefer to break-in through an unlocked door or window. Make sure all of your doors...
iphone spy gear

iPhone Data Recovery Tool: Retrieve and Backup Mobile Phone Information

As a concerned employer, spouse or parent, entrusting a device with as much power and room for abuse as an iPhone is sure to cause some anxiety. With the iPhone Spy Stick, you can put your worries to rest. Find out for sure if your employees are wasting time...
How to find Hidden Cameras

How to Find Hidden Cameras and Covert Video Recording Devices

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

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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. Additionally, we pulled together lists of interesting information like U.S. Presidents, Real Estate Facts, Server Error Codes and more.

List of gang involvement warning signs

List of Gang Involvement Warning Signs

Many parents fear their child or children may start hanging out with the wrong kind of people. In some cases, the "wrong kind of people" may be an organized gang, cult or organization that is involved in criminal activity...
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 National Parks in the United States

List of U.S. National Parks

About the U.S. National Parks The National Park Service, an agency of the United States Department of the Interior, operates 59 protected areas comprising nearly 52 million acres of land known as National Parks....

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