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.

private investigator research resources

Private Investigator Research Tools

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We compiled this list of private investigator research tools specifically for private investigators. However, the resources are useful for police officers, crime scene investigators, forensic experts, and others who work in or with the...
business research

Corporate Investigations

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Following is a list of resources that may be useful in conducting corporate investigations or general business research. Private investigators often land cases that involve investigating the activities of business almost as often as...
United States Military

The United States Military: An Overview

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On occasion, private investigators may land cases that involve brushing up against one or more of the branches of the United States Military. For example, a private investigator might be hired to investigate the...
Legal Research

Legal Research for Private Investigators

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This article covers legal research for private investigators. Private investigation work touches many different aspects of the law. Private investigators and police officers encounter situations related to legal issues such as personal rights, privacy...
Promote Your Investigation Agency on Social Media

How to Market Your Investigation Services

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This article explains how to market your investigation services using social media, advertising and private investigator directories How to Promote Your Private Investigation Agency on Social Media In this section, I'll explain how to sign up...
BeenVerified Background Checks

BeenVerified Background and Public Records Search

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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 benefits of...
DNA lab testing

DNA Lab Testing and Analysis Services

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What are DNA Lab Testing Services? DNA, or Deoxyribonucleic acid, is the basic building block of living organisms. It is found primarily in the nucleus of a cell, that carries genetic information. DNA Lab Testing Services...
Divorce and infidelity investigations

Divorce and Marriage Infidelity Investigations

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This article provides an overview of divorce investigation and infidelity investigation terminology, reports, resources, and forms. What is a divorce? A divorce is officially defined as the dissolution of a marriage contracted between a man and...
open source intelligence (OSINT) tools

Open Source Intelligence Tools (OSINT)

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What is Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)? Open Source Intelligence, often abbreviated as OSINT, is data and information that is collected legally from open and publicly available resources. Obtaining the information doesn't require any type of...
FBI Stolen Articles File

FBI Stolen Articles Database > How to Find Missing Property

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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 for how...