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 stay well informed on the

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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 update them with new information.

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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 process of issuing temporary licenses.

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