Tag Archives: Surveillance

The Pros and Cons of Taking Dogs on Surveillance Assignments #145

Taking Dogs on Surveillance

My helpers on an early morning surveillance today! Love my PI Dogs. #PrivateInvestigator #Surveillance #Cheaters pic.twitter.com/b5Mn16rpkY — Crucial Investgation (@CrucialInvestPI) March 13, 2017 This picture prompted a topic that I thought should be talked about if you are considering taking dogs on surveillance assignments or any investigative assignment.  I come …

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Can a Private Investigator Follow You to Your Children’s School? #143

School House

The title of this article was changed to more clearly reflect a question I found that was search for. The question searched for was “Can private investigators stalk you at your kids school?  Typically people who don’t know anything about private investigators use the word stalking when it comes to …

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How Much Does a Private Investigator Deal With People if Only Doing Surveillance? #138

Pretexting Neighbors

I received an email from a reader and among the many questions that the reader asked me one question caught my attention. The reader stated: …I have looked into being a Private Investigator before, but the idea of having to interview strangers all day turned me off. Aside from that, …

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17 Tips To Hire The Right Private Investigator #131

Claims investigator interviewing a claimant

It is difficult for someone who feels as though they might need the services of a private investigator to choose the right one without feeling as though they have made the wrong choice.  Either the investigator is too expensive, or maybe the investigator doesn’t really know what they are doing. …

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Property Records Search Hack for Private Investigators #129

Before any surveillance I conduct what is called a prelim. A prelim in a preliminary investigation before a surveillance is conducted. Surveillance investigators perform a preliminary investigation to learn more about the person they are going to conduct a surveillance on, make sure that the surveillance begins at where person …

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Conducting Surveillance on Someone That Knows you are Following Them-#128

Private Investigator Surveillance

There have been few times in my surveillance career that I have followed someone even though they knew they were being followed.  Today I will share a couple of stories with you.  This is probably something you probably didn’t expect to hear from me and I preach and teach that …

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What is the Definition of a Private Investigator? What does a Private Investigator Do? #119

Claims Investigators are like Private Investigators

What is the definition of a private investigator and what does a private investigator do? A private investigator can mean something different to different people and we go by many names.  Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a private investigator as,” :  a person not a member of a police force who is licensed …

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A Practical Use for Quadcopters During a Surveillance for Private Investigators- #117

Quadcopter_Surveillance

A private investigator in Oregon responded to my video titled, Drones for Surveillance. Are Private Investigators Using Them? The video was basically the video version of an article I had written about the topic of drones for private investigators. The Oregon investigator messaged me the following: Andrew, I am a …

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