Surveillance Training

How to Deal With Reckless or Fast Driving Individuals you are Following During a Surveillance #115

How should you deal with or react when the person you are conducting surveillance on begins driving fast or erratic?   This question was asked on one of my videos and I thought it was important enough to write about to provide some advice for new and veteran investigators that conduct …

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#105: How Long Does A Private Investigator Follow Someone? Why Do They Stop?

How long to private investigators have to follow someone?  This is a question I am sure some new or soon to be private investigators have as well as the individuals that find that they are being watched by a private investigator.  In this article I share the most common answers …

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#77: What Belongs in a Surveillance Report? P.I. Advice Podcast #33

Report writing is an extremely important part of documenting any investigation.  Investigative reports detail the information you have gathered during an investigation in an organized manner.  An investigative report breaks down your diligence, efforts and in many cases allows you to point out to your client how well worth the …

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Pretexting, Video Cameras and Equipment – Private Investigator Podcast #14.

In this episode I discuss some pretexting conversations I have had with a young listener.  I discuss video cameras and I go through a list of basic equipment that any aspiring private investigator should have. I want to say thank you to all of the listeners that have touched bases …

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#27: How to Deal with Surveillance Pressures while being Safe. Surveillance Techniques to help you be Successful

Private Investigators encounter a variety of issues during surveillance.  Many of the obstacles that take place during a day of surveillance are out of the investigator’s control. The pressures to perform and to obtain results increases more and more with the growth of the private investigation industry and as more …

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#26: Surveillance Vehicles for Private Investigators. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Yes there are good, bad and ugly ones, but the focus of this article is to give you perspective on the financial implications of using some vehicles and the surveillance advantages of others. Surveillance vehicles come in all shapes, sizes and colors.  Some combinations work very well in some areas, while they …

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#5: Surveillance Training and Tips Series #2

Surveillance Series #2  Hey everyone, Continuing on with the surveillance series, what else do we check before going on the actual surveillance?  Great question!  On my pervious blogs I wrote a little bit about checking social media like Facebook.com, Myspace.com, Twitter, etc…I also wrote about all the free searches that …

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