Our current issue celebrates our 13th Anniversary of publishing 78 issues of PI Magazine. This is also our annual Surveillance Issue which covers important topics starting with our cover story, How To Select a Surveillance Vehicle. Obviously it depends on where you work and the type of cases you work on, but this article will give you some good tips and what works best for many private investigators. We also include other related articles providing specific steps private investigators can take to significantly increase their success when hired to conduct a surveillance assignment.
PI Magazine’s Associate Editor, herself a retired PI, visited with some who have left their PI careers behind and found new ways to enjoy life. Some chose similar activities like security work, while others do lifesaving EMT assignments, manage a museum, volunteer at church and community activities or write novels and safety manuals. And one, […] Read More →
Knowing how to prepare for a surveillance assignment is critical, according to Johnston Blakely. Learn some proven tips from experienced surveillance investigators that will significantly help increase your success when conducting covert video surveillance. Read More →
The C.A.R.E. interviewing system will teach you how to avoid traps and pitfalls, how to gain the interviewee’s cooperation, detect deception, and fulfill the authentic informational needs of the interview. Developed by a retired FBI Special Agent who has now spent nearly a decade doing major murder cases as a PI, this article includes some […] Read More →
Private investigators who specialize in surveillance should be marketing their skills to the vast network of projects based at law schools and universities across the country that investigate inmate claims of actual innocence says the PI who writes our regular column, Investigating Innocence. Read More →