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Everyone (and Every Case) Has a Story

Throughout the course of our careers, a private investigator’s education is a continuous and interesting journey. We attend dozens of training seminars, classes, and conferences every year on topics such as surveillance, counter-intelligence, forensics, fraud, ethics, background checks, and other related subjects. Our individual state regulating departments expand our knowledge quests by requiring us to…

Using Social Media to Supplement Background Checks

By Stephanie Irvine Just over 10 years ago, one in every 20 people had an online “profile” where people could see their interests and activities. As technology has improved, so has our ability to socialize online. Today, four out of five people use social media and three out of four use convenient smartphones to frequently…

Holders of Temporary Private Investigator Licenses in Oregon Must Post Surety Bonds

By Vic Lance Private investigators who wish to obtain a temporary license in Oregon are now required to obtain a private investigator bond or an irrevocable letter of credit. The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) adopted a new set of regulations at the end of March which includes changes to the…

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 Security Officer Screening Improvements Act and Legislation In the month of August, Lobbyit took advantage of the lull in legislative activity to discuss future plans for action on Senator Toomey’s Security Officer…

Accident Investigations: Vehicle Lamp Examinations

By Michael Miranda As part of an accident investigation, the question of whether the vehicle’s lights were on or not can be an important issue. Did the car have its headlights on at night? Did the driver use the turn signal before making his turn? Did your client see the brakes lights of the car…

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.…