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Private Investigator and Police Officer Resources

The Private Investigator and Police Officer Resources category contains an extensive collection of research tools, how-to articles and reference information. The content is geared specifically toward those who work in the investigation industry. Whether you’re a police detective, a private investigator, or crime scene investigator, you’ll find something of interest.

In this section, we provide an overview of the online services and databases that investigators use to uncover data and information about people. The information is used to compile background checks and employment verification.

BeenVerified Background Check

BeenVerified Background Checks and Public Records Search

This article provides a review of BeenVerified, the online people search and public records research service. In this review, I'll provide a high-level overview of the company, the features, and benefits of...
Law enforcement associations

Police Industry Associations

Following is a list of law enforcement associations and police associations: List of Police Industry Associations and Organizations American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens -...
List of Vehicles used by Police Officers

Police Vehicles

Police officers rely on a wide variety of high performance vehicles to ensure they can effectively respond to various situations in an appropriate and timely manner. These police vehicles are designed to...
List of DMV Offices

List of Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Websites

Before we get to the list of DMV offices, let's talk about the DMV, which stands for Department of Motor Vehicles. The Department of Motor Vehicles is a state-level government agency that...
private investigator associations

Private Investigator Industry Associations

Almost every state in the U.S. has at least one state-level private investigator association. In addition, there are several national organizations as well. While each has their own individual mission, most are...

How to Search the Yellow Pages Online

What are Yellow Pages? Yellow Pages are a telephone directory for businesses that are organized by the category of product or service. As the name suggests, the Yellow Pages...
unclaimed money

How to Find Unclaimed Money and Abandoned Property

This article explains how to find unclaimed money, lost funds and missing property. Learn how to use simple online lookup tools to see if you have unclaimed money waiting for you.
Reverse Search

Reverse Address or Phone Number Search

What is a Reverse Search? A reverse search is used when you want to use one piece of information to find another related piece. For example, a reverse phone...
Skip Tracing

Skip Tracing Tools

Skip tracing is the process of locating an individual or individuals, often for the purpose of collecting an unpaid debt, bringing the individual to justice, reuniting with a family, serving court documents,...
How to Report a Crime

How to Report a Crime

This article explains how to report a crime to law enforcement or other government agency. It covers everything from reporting a crime in you local neighborhood, to informing the authorities of criminal...