Texas Cracks Down on Impersonating a Private Investigator | #privateinvestigator | #pi

Today 12:00 AM by Stephanie Irvine Articles Texas legislators went to bat for private investigators by creating a new law that makes impersonating a private investigator illegal. Texas currently regulates the private investigations industry through the Texas Department of Public Safety and has similar language on the books regarding…

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How To Find Your Subject’s Complete Address History | #privateinvestigator | #pi

August 31 by Steven Mason Articles Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Mason, owner of Arizona-based Mason Investigative Solutions. Steven is a licensed private investigator with 18 years of prior federal and state law enforcement investigative experience. The opinions expressed here belong to Steven Mason. One…

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How Private Investigators can get Insurance Adjuster Clients | #privateinvestigator | #pi

February 17, 2020 by Valerie McGilvrey Business Tips Articles Editor’s note: This article was written by Valerie McGilvrey who served as a Texas property and casualty insurance adjuster for seven years.The opinions expressed here belong to Valerie McGilvrey. A critical question private investigators often ask is, “How do…

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Colorado’s Private Investigators Licensure Act Revisited | #privateinvestigator | #pi

February 17, 2020 by PInow Staff Legislation Articles In Colorado, legislators introduced a bill, HB20-1207 for the 2020 session that concerns the established license requirements for all Colorado private investigators. The bill, which is basically a continuation of current Colorado law, requires Colorado investigators to be licensed and continues the…

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Resuming Investigations Safely | #privateinvestigator | #pi

May 14, 2020 by PInow Staff Articles Even as the nation begins to loosen stay-at-home policies, we’re far from returning to normalcy. Business will resume but it will likely look different than it did before. If you have a physical office and staff, this may mean taking precautions to…

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License Plate Recognition Technology for Private Investigators | #privateinvestigator | #pi

For private investigators, part of the job is staying up-to-date with the latest technology that enables efficient investigations. License plate recognition (LPR) technology is definitely one to keep on the radar as it enables users to keep tabs on specific vehicles without planting a tracker. In fact, this technology…

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Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill to Extend Private Investigator Licensure Requirements | #privateinvestigator | #pi

July 23, 2020 by Stephanie Irvine Legislation In the News Articles Most states in the US require that private investigators maintain professional licensure. In fact, as of this publication, only a handful of states currently do not require state private investigator licensure. Private investigation is a profession that involves conducting…

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On-Scene Photography for a Traffic Accident | #privateinvestigator | #pi

August 04, 2020 by Michael Miranda Technology Articles Editor’s note: This article was written by Michael Miranda of Mj Traffic Accident Reconstruction. The opinions expressed here belong to Michael Miranda. A picture is worth a thousand words. This is especially true in a traffic accident investigation. Photographing the scene…

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How an Increase in Domestic Violence Cases May Impact Private Investigators | #privateinvestigator | #pi

August 31, 2020 by Stephanie Irvine In the News Articles Private investigators handle all different kinds of cases, from missing persons to assisting in insurance fraud investigations and everything in between and beyond. Private investigators are often called upon to assist in gathering evidence for domestic violence cases, especially…

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10 Ways To Freshen Up Your Private Investigation Business | #privateinvestigator | #pi

September 15, 2020 by Rachele’ Davis Business Tips Articles Editor’s note: This article was written by Rachele’ Davis of New Hope Investigations.The opinions expressed here belong to Rachele’ Davis. Many private investigators have experienced a slowdown in work during these last six months as a result of the…

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Adding News to Your Investigations | #privateinvestigator | #pi

September 29, 2020 by Marcy Phelps Business Tools Articles Editor’s note: This article was written by Marcy Phelps of Marcy Phelps & Associates Inc.. The opinions expressed here belong to Marcy Phelps. News research is an important part of just about any type of investigation. From due diligence and…

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