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How to Search for a Registered Sex Offender in Your Area

This article explains how to search for a sex offender in your area. Before we explain how to conduct a sex offender search, let's explain what the terms mean. What is a Sex Offender? A sex offender is a person who has been criminally charged and convicted of, has pled guilty to, or plead Nolo contendere to a sex crime. Crimes...
Intelius Public Records Search

Intelius Public Records Search Engine: Access Billions of Online Records

The Intelius Public Records search engine provides information about people, their histories, and their connections to other people, places, and organizations. Intelius has a robust and proprietary technology platform that gathers over 20 billion public...

The Private Investigator Research Tools section has hundreds of how-to articles and reference guides on all aspects of investigation work.

Debt collection agency

Collection Agencies: Tracking Down Debtors and Collecting Debts

What is a Collection Agency? A collection agency is a business that pursues payments on debts owed by individuals or businesses.  Most collection agencies operate as agents of creditors and...
Text to 911

Text to 911 Emergency Services Messaging Capability

Text to 911 is a service that allows a mobile phone or other electronic device to send an electronic text message to reach 911 emergency call centers. In August of...
British TV Detectives

Top Five British Television Detectives of All Time

By Ron Kissiah - Technical Analyst and Writer Mystery writers have perfected their craft for creating a whodunit world that has kept readers fascinated for centuries. The crime novel entertains...
security guard

Security Guards and Officers: Protecting People, Buildings & Events

What is a Security Guard? A Security Guard or Security Officer is usually a privately-employed person who is paid to protect property and/or people. Security guards have responsibilities such as...
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Are You Being Harassed by Phone Calls from ABT SRBI? Learn How to Make Them Stop

Harassing Phone Calls from 239-415-4400 We receive many complaints from frustrated users who receive harassing and abusive phone calls from the phone number 239-415-4400, which belongs to a telemarketing research...

This section has a collection of helpful articles related to police officers and law enforcement work. 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 in law enforcement, where to get training and what organizations to join.

Police Resources

Police and Law Enforcement Resources and Agencies

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...
Law enforcement associations

Law Enforcement Associations and Police Industry Groups

Following is a list of law enforcement associations and police associations: American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens - AFP&CC is a nonprofit organization with more than 100,000 members nationwide.  Through the Police Family Survivors Fund, AFP&CC offers programs and services including educational scholarships,...

Is Someone Stalking You? List of Steps for Dealing with a Stalker

What is Stalking? Stalking is defined as a repetitive pattern of unwanted, harassing or threatening behavior that is committed by one person against another. Acts that could be considered stalking include: being physically followed, repeated watching, harassment via telephone, receiving unwanted gifts, and other similar forms of intrusive behavior. The...
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Police Training

This article provides an overview of police training an provides a list of companies that provide training...

If you need to hire a private investigator, please visit our international directory of private eyes and agencies. In our directory, you’ll find lists of local professionals who can help with a broad range of investigative needs.

Hire a Private Investigator in North Carolina

Hire a Private Investigator in North Carolina

Learn How to Hire a Private Investigator in North Carolina Following are private investigators and investigation agencies in the state of North Carolina. Before you hire a private investigator in North...
Hire a Private Investigator in New Zealand

Hire a Private Investigator in New Zealand

Learn How to Hire a Private Investigator or Investigation Agency in New Zealand The following list of New Zealand private investigators and investigation agencies is in alphabetical order and is...
Private Investigator License Maryland

How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Maryland

Maryland Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator Licensing in the State of Maryland is handled by the Maryland State Police, PI Licensing Division.  The Licensing Division is responsible for administering...
Hire a Private Investigator in Hungary

Hire a Private Investigator in Hungary

Following are private investigators and investigation agencies in Hungary. Before you hire a private investigator in Hungary, contact the appropriate licensing authority to confirm current license information. The following list...
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...

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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 devices, tablets and computers. The software is designed to track devices owned by the user....
Spokeo public records search engine

Spokeo Public Records Search Engine

Spokeo, the People Search Engine, is a very useful search engine that aggregates information about people from different public records sources and then compiles all this information into a single report that is easy to use and understand. The Spokeo public...
Case Management Software

Case Management Software for Private Investigators

Case Management is the information management and workflow practices, procedures and requirements used to manage legal cases, typically associated with the legal, health and investigation fields. As attorneys, law firms, and private investigators compete for clients, they are routinely...
GPS Phone Tracker Pro

GPS Phone Tracker Pro App

One of the best apps for tracking someone's location is the GPS Phone Tracker Pro. Essentially, this is a full-featured Android app that allows you to uses a person's own mobile phone to track their location. Important Note: Be...
Net Detective Software

Net Detective Software

Net Detective Software and Net Detective Plus Following is a review of the Net Detective software program. Please note that we are not the distributor of this program, nor do we recommend using it....

Private Investigator work requires the use of hi-tech equipment and electronic gadgets for things such as performing surveillance, capturing video and photos of subjects, checking for electronic bugs, and more. Surveillance experts use a variety of tools to gather the evidence needed to solve criminal and civil cases alike. Check out the articles in this section to learn more about the best Private Investigator tools and how to use them to help solve more cases.

Private Investigator Badges

Private Investigator Badges, Shields and Accessories

A badge is defined as a distinctive mark, token, sign, or emblem worn on one's clothing, that signifies a rank or membership in an organization. They are usually formed like a name badge and provides information about the organization, the role, and sometimes includes the individual's name. Sometimes, they are referred to...
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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...
Digital Camcorders

Digital Camcorders and Video Cameras for Surveillance

What is a Digital Camcorder or Video Camera? A digital camcorder (video camera recorder) is an electronic device that combines a video camera and a video recorder into one unit. All tape-based camcorders use removable media in the form of video cassettes. Camcorders that do not use magnetic tape are often called...
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...

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 the Largest Cities in the World

List of the Largest Cities in the World by Total Population

Following is a list of the largest cities in the world by total population. The cities are ranked in descending order, beginning with the largest city first. The population numbers shown includes the population within the recognized metro area of...
List of Teams in the NFL

List of Teams in the National Football League (NFL)

This article provides an overview of the National Football League (NFL) and provides a List of Teams in the NFL. The National Football League is the largest professional American football league in the world. From a legal entity perspective,...
List of Server Error Codes

List of Server Error Codes for Computer Forensic Investigations

What is a Server Error Code? When a web browser requests a service from a web server, there is always a possibility that an error might occur. When an error does occur, the webs server returns a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)...
list of the best search engines

List of the Best Search Engines

This article provides an overview of search engines and a list of the best search engines. An internet search engine is a searchable online database of internet resources, websites and information. A typical web search engine has several...
Books of the Bible

List of Books of the Holy Bible: Old and New Testaments

What are the Books of the Bible? Many people ask, "What are the books of the bible?" or "How many books are there in the Bible? That can be a difficult question to answer directly, because the list of books...

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 series?

Barney Miller TV Series

Barney Miller TV Series Season Episodes on DVD

Barney Miller TV Series Overview Barney Miller is a hilarious comedy television series set in a fictional New York City police station located in Greenwich Village. The Barney Miller television...
Walker Texas Ranger TV Series

Walker Texas Ranger TV Series

In the Walker Texas Ranger TV series, action star Chuck Norris plays the tough, but principled Cordell Walker. There series was created by Created by Albert S. Ruddy, Christopher Canaan,...
Cops TV Series

Cops TV Series

Watch the hit Cops TV Series that follows police officers as the patrol the streets, track down criminals and make arrests. The Cops TV series follows police officers, constables, and...
NCIS TV Series

NCIS – Naval Criminal Investigative Service TV Series

This article provides an overview of the NCIS TV Series. NCIS, formerly known as NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is an American police procedural drama television series. The series,...
Magnum P.I. TV Series

Magnum P.I. TV Series

Magnum, P.I. was a popular television show starring actor Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum. Thomas Magnum is a fictional private investigator living in Oahu, Hawaii.  The Magnum P.I. TV...