Insurance for Private Investigators

Private investigators operate a business that, while unique in many aspects, is still a traditional business. There are many reasons why private investigators should carry insurance, but it boils down to risk. Is a PI willing to risk the potential for financial harm to themselves and their business in the event they are sued? Is a PI financially prepared to

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Events for Private Investigators in 2021

With 2021 underway, in-person events for private investigators are popping up on the calendar alongside virtual events. Connecting with fellow private investigators can provide you with the opportunity to learn new information, tips, and techniques — from the business side of being an investigator to surveilling subjects. Additionally, events provide excellent networking opportunities and the chance to hear about new

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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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