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The Business of Private Investigations

By John A. Hoda The below is an introduction and summary of a new series of books by John Hoda exploring how to successfully conduct the business side of private investigation. PInow was not involved in the production of these books. Many books, articles, seminars, and conferences deal effectively with different aspects of private investigation,…

NCISS Legislative Update

By Dean and Karen Beers Welcome to Your Advocate Digital Magazine for NCISS members! 2019 Annual Meeting and Hit the Hill Event, Legislative Update, and Member News Visit https://conta.cc/2FoTmiS for details. In this Spring / March 2019 Annual Meeting / Hit the Hill Event special issue: From the President From the Vice Presidents Nominations for…

New Bonding Requirements for New Hampshire Private Investigative Agencies

By Vic Lance A new bill that is currently being discussed in New Hampshire may change the licensing requirements for private investigators, security guards, and bail bondsmen in the state. House Bill 115 was introduced in the New Hampshire House on December 26, 2018 and had its first public hearing at the end of January…

Tried & Tested Investigative Interviewing Techniques

By John A. Hoda Unlike media representations of investigative interviewing, the best tactics don’t require trickery, deceit, or advanced skills in reading body language. Instead, a deeper knowledge of investigative interviews discussed in this article will help you gather between 25% to 50% more facts. Unfortunately, most investigative interviewing today falls into a simple question-answer,…

Recognizing and Investigating Emotional Infidelity

By PInow Staff What is Emotional Infidelity? Emotional affairs often comprise of a situation in which the emotions of one partner are dedicated to a source outside of the relationship and, because of this, they become emotionally unavailable and the relationship suffers. This often involves an individual maintaining an intimate relationship (outside their committed relationship)…

Events for Private Investigators in 2019

By PInow Staff Below is a list of upcoming events for private investigators in 2019. We update this when new events are announced, so make sure you check back for updates! If your event is not on the list, please contact us. NALI Mid-Winter Conference When: January 9th – 11th, 2019Where: San Marcos Resort1 N.…

Financial Transactions & Social Media in Investigations

By PInow Staff Social media investigations are growing tools for private investigators to get to the bottom of their clients’ cases. Almost every American can identify social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but what about applications such as Venmo? Most people view Venmo simply as a way to easily send money to their…

Factors in Traffic Accident Investigations

By Michael Miranda (excerpt from “Accident Investigations for Private Investigators and Attorneys”) Why is it important to investigate a traffic accident? It was just an accident, right? In a 2014 study completed by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the economic cost of traffic accidents in the United States (based on 2010 data) was…

My Favorite Detective Stories

By John A. Hoda Debuting in June 2018 with a tripleheader, My Favorite Detectives Stories is a podcast for investigators with investigators (and investigative journalists) hosted by, you guessed it, an investigator. When starting to think seriously about my encore career and what resonated most, I wanted to leave a legacy of helping other investigators…

Cameras Fit for Private Investigator Surveillance

By William Wilson Before technology became accessible to the general public and private investigators, following your subject was the primary way to complete surveillance. Surveillance has come a long way since then with the rise in portable and hidden cameras. The advent of camera technology has made surveillance more powerful and effective for investigators since…