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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.


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...
Mobile Forensics Software and Devices

Mobile Forensics Solutions Pull Data and Information from Cell Phones

Overview of Mobile Forensics Solutions This article provides an overview of mobile forensics, and covers some of the hardware devices and software tools that law enforcement, government agencies and...
Private Investigator Jobs

Private Investigator Jobs and Salary Information

This article provides an overview of private investigator jobs and investigation-related positions. In addition, it includes information on average salaries as well as advice on how to find a job.
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 legally from open and publicly available resources. Obtaining the information...
FBI Stolen Articles File

FBI Stolen Articles Database > How to Find Missing Property

This article provides an overview of how thieves sell stolen property. In addition, it explains how you can search the FBI stolen articles database to find missing property. Also, you'll find suggestions...
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...
Military Records

How to Find Military Records

How to request military records Private investigators often received requests to obtain military records from all branches of the United States Military. Military records are mostly recorded with the...
Background Check

Background Check Databases and Services for Investigators

This article provides an overview of background checks and investigations and the companies that provide products and services. In addition, we'll cover the different types of checks that are available and what's...
Get a Private Investigator License

How To Get a Private Investigator License

Learn How to Get a Private Investigator Licensing in any State This article provides an explanation of how to get a private investigator license in any state in the U.S. The...