Private investigators gather information from a variety of sources to prepare reports for their clients. Depending on the type of case, investigators will prepare packages that contain data and information from such sources as: address and phone number, court records, driving history, employment history, criminal records, financial accounts, known associates, relatives, and much more.
This section provides an overview of how to gather information to prepare reports for your client. First, you’ll find an article that explains to get a copy of a police report and other law enforcement documents. In addition, we cover the best resources for conducting background checks, employment history checks and public records searches.