Driving History as a Private Investigation Tool

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Mason of Mason Investigative Solutions about historical scene canvassing using body cameras. The opinions expressed here belong to Steven Mason. If you’ve been a private investigator for any length of time, chances are you’ve researched an individual’s driving history – a significant source of information and intelligence in almost any type of

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Best PInow Articles of 2020

While 2020 was full of uncertainty, PInow’s goal remained to provide relevant and helpful content to all manner of private investigator. We hope that throughout the COVID crisis, our articles provided a place you could turn to for support and information, whether you wanted to learn more about the pandemic or be distracted from all the chaos. Here are some

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Unconventional Surveillance Techniques: Smartphone Apps

Let’s face it, people are being surveilled everywhere. From street corner cameras to the apps on an individual’s phone, a person’s whereabouts are constantly being recorded, and especially in cases of smartphone apps, this data is often publicly shared. Unbeknownst to many smartphone users and to the benefit of private investigators, some of the data is publicly available. Let’s explore

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Virtual Events for Private Investigators

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place across the country, many industry conferences and events have been postponed until 2021 or later. For private investigators looking to engage with other industry professionals, network, and learn more about what’s going on in the industry, virtual events are helping to fill the gap. Most of the time, private investigator industry events and trade

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Adding News to Your Investigations

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 background checks, to workers’ compensation or other fraud investigations, to preparing for criminal or civil court, it pays to dig

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Why Private Investigators are Vital in the #MeToo Era

Editor’s note: This article was written by Carie McMichael of Lauth Investigations International. The opinions expressed here belong to Carie McMichael. Time is up for sexual harassers and abusers who have previously thrived in a culture of silence and blame, but time is also up for leadership in corporations and non-profit organizations that fail to properly address the epidemic. In

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