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Being the Best Private Investigator You Can Be

By Brian Willingham Last week, I read Eamon Javers’ article on BuzzFeed about Tom Corbally, β€œa private investigator whose career crisscrossed continents and spanned decades.” It’s an absolutely fascinating read. It’s literally a story straight out of Hollywood. Corbally was the β€œoriginal most interesting man in the world.” He rubbed elbows with Hollywood types, flew…

Importance of Investigators in Criminal Cases

By Stephanie Irvine When the general public thinks of a private investigator, they may think to common situations in which a PI is hired, including divorce and insurance fraud. What they may not realize, however, is that private investigators often play a critical role in solving criminal cases. Through examining the importance of investigators in…

MAPI 2017 Fall Conference and Training Seminar

By PInow Staff Join MAPI, the Minnesota Association of Private Investigators, for their annual fall conference in Prior Lake, Minnesota on September 27-29th! Alongside a variety of educational topics, Minnesota private investigator board approved educational credits are available to attendees. Learn more and register! Conference Details Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake2400 Mystic Lake Blvd,Prior Lake,…

Traffic Accident Investigations

By Michael Miranda Traffic accident investigation and reconstructions can determine liability in the event of a traffic collision. Each day across the United States, people and automobiles react unexpectedly, causing thousands of traffic accidents claiming lives or causing permanent injuries. Of the over 6 million police-reported traffic accidents in 2014, there were 29,989 fatal traffic…

AALPI 2017 Conference

By PInow Staff Join fellow private investigators and legal industry professionals at the AALPI 2017 Conference in Mesa, Arizona on September 16th and 17th! The Arizona Association of Licensed Private Investigators is joining together with Arizona Process Servers Association and the Arizona Private Security Professionals Association to highlight how we work together and promote networking…

NCISS Legislative Update

By Dean and Karen Beers Here is your NCISS legislative news for the week… For additional information on these items, please visit www.nciss.org/important-nciss-news Labor Regulations and Related Legislation Department of Labor (DOL) Overtime RuleThe Overtime Rule, enacted in May 2016 by the Obama administration was blocked late in 2016 by an injunction from the U.S.…

Online Investigations: The Deep and Dark Web

By Stephanie Irvine Ever want to know the answer to a question? Technology has pervaded our society so much that a common response would be to go online to look. After all, only 13% of Americans don’t use the internet, meaning that an overwhelming majority of people are online. And as our personal lives become…

NCISS Legislative Update

By Dean and Karen Beers Here is your NCISS legislative news for the week: Legislative News from NCISS For additional information on these items, please visit www.nciss.org/important-nciss-news NCISS Monthly Report from Lobbyit In the month of July, Congress was almost completely focused on passing some sort of repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act…

When a Client Asks a Private Investigator to Do Something Illegal

By Kimberly Faber It’s a common, media-driven misconception about private investigators: that they either can obtain private information or that they are willing to break the law in order to get it. Many people do not realize that there are laws surrounding audio and video surveillance, obtaining text message and phone records, accessing medical records,…

Private Investigators: Privilege and Privacy Legislation

By Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc Private investigators these days often work with legislators to help gather evidence for some cases; however, not all data can be legally used against fraudsters or to help bring forth justice. How so? Privilege and privacy legislation can come into play and render garnered data useless. We’ll talk more…