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.

Asset Investigation

Asset Investigations

The main purpose of an asset investigation is to identify the tangible and intangible assets owned by an individual or business. Asset investigations are necessary in a variety of situations, such as...
Glossary of Investigation Terms

Glossary of Investigation Terms and Definitions

This glossary of investigation terms is intended to help private investigators, police officers and everyday citizens understand the meaning of various terms used in investigation work. During the course of...
Financial Investigation Books

Financial Investigation Books

This article provides an overview of financial crimes and the process of financial investigation. Also, you'll find a list of recommended financial investigation books to help you learn more about the subject.
BeenVerified Background Checks

BeenVerified Background Checks and Public Records Search

This article provides a review of BeenVerified, the online people search, background check and public records research service. In this review, I'll provide a high-level overview of the company, the features, and...
Crime Scene Investigations

Crime Scene Investigations and Forensic Analysis Resources

What is Crime Scene Investigation? Crime scene investigations involve employing forensic science tools, procedures, and processes to investigate a crime scene and the collection of forensic evidence.
List of Server Error Codes

List of Server Error Codes

In this article, I'll provide a brief overview of server error codes. Plus, I'll provide you with a list of server error codes and their meanings. What is a...
police training

Police Training

This article provides an overview of police training an provides a list of companies that provide training to the law enforcement industry. Whether you're interested in becoming a police officer, or you...
Police officer duties

List of Police Officer Duties

A police officer is a warranted employee of a police department, force or military. Police officers are paid positions and are not appointed or elected to their post citizens. However, Police Chiefs...
fraud investigations

Fraud Investigations: Investigating Scams, Schemes, and Deception

In 2017, consumers lost an estimated $16 billion to online fraud. This article provides an overview of fraud investigations related to various frauds, scams, and schemes used by criminals to deceive unsuspecting...
List of Stock Markets Research Tools

List of Stock Markets Research Tools

Following is a List of Stock Markets Research Tools including a list of stock markets and exchanges. Private investigators who conduct financial investigations should be familiar with these resources.