Unclaimed Property Research: How to Find Missing Money and Property

What is Unclaimed Property? Lost and abandoned property is a category of the common law of property which deals with personal property which has left...
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State Government Resource Websites and Contact Information

State websites provide access to a variety of helpful resources for citizens and are a great resource for private investigators. Detectives interact with state...
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State Constitutions: Blueprints for Legal and Political Organizations

Every state in the United States has its own constitution that is separate and distinct from the United States Constitution. State constitutions have are...
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United States Secret Service: Protecting the President Since 1865

United States Secret Service The United States Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency headquartered in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout...

How Detectives Use Libraries for Investigative Research

What is a library? A library is a collection of information, sources, resources, books, and services, and the structure in which it is housed.  Libraries...

Federal Bureau of Prisons and Government Corrections Facilities

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (often referred to operationally as the BOP) is a federal law enforcement agency that is a subdivision of the...
The Pentagon

The Pentagon: The United States Department of Defense Headquarters

The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense and is located in Arlington, Virginia. "The Pentagon" is often used to...
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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Field Offices and Locations

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of...
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List of Foreign Embassies Located in the United States

What is a Foreign Embassy? Foreign embassies house the offices of foreign ambassadors and their staff. The United States has embassies located in foreign countries...
Government agencies

List of U.S. Government Agencies and Departments

Private investigators and private investigation agencies who become involved with cases, especially on a national level, will often interact to some extent with a...