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Private investigators require detective software programs and online tools to help locate people, find information, manage cases, search databases and more.
Being a private investigator is a tough job which degrees a high risk. But, if some private investigator tools help you, your task becomes easy; also, you make a less effort. Often a Private Investigator works alone and maybe subjected to threats if he gets too close with the subject. Private investigators require detective software programs and online tools to help locate people, find information, manage cases, search databases and more. A high priority should be in choosing best private investigator tools to give you best results and a high accuracy.Tools for Private Investigation
Voice RecorderThe digital voice recorder includes features as mp3 player, automatic record setting and onboard memory functions. This device is also able to record telephonic conversations and recording can be done by setting a date and time too. This proves vital to a private investigator so that he may not miss any information from a source. The information recorded can be reviewed again and again so that conversation gets to knowledge properly.
A private investigator always needs to take photos related to his investigation , so, a good camera with a high power lens will be up to the mark. Camera may be in the form of a simple camera model or spy cameras in pen or tie shape, fitted in shirt, trousers or even wallet so that, he can carry out his investigation secretly.
Using a card recorder, a private investigator can record business calls, cellular phone calls, or residential phone calls. It allows recording both ends of the line and valuable communications are monitored and recorded hands-free.
Wireless Audio Receiver
Sometimes, situations are such that an investigator needs to listen the conversation from a distance. Wireless Audio Receiver allows listening the audio clearly even if the suspect is a few meters away. Perfect to perceive over a group of people.
Sunday, May 15, 2011
First of all, decide which specialization best suits your background i.e. in which specialization will be able to work with more interest. Understand Wyoming Rules, laws and regulations that might affect private investigators.
To be successful private investigator in Wyoming you will have to be in company of private investigators in Wyoming. Hence, join an experienced private investigator in Wyoming. These private investigators will be a source for customers because many people contact them for investigative services and also beneficial for you as it will show your commitment towards your profession.
Start your own business either by joining experienced private investigators or your own private investigator agency. You will have to request for a business license for regulation your own private investigator agency. Purchase your equipments as necessary. The next step is then to market your business by advertising. Do create a website and blogs so that people may come to know of your profession. You can also follow other marketing ideas such as business cards, memberships in private investigator associations. Enroll your profession through online registration in private investigator sites such as Einvestigator.com and PImall.com. Here are some tips that will be helpful to you in tough times of your business.
Do follow Wyoming statutes in order to be a successful private investigator in Wyoming. Always keep a bird’s eye on the changes in laws, rules and regulations to carry out your work more effectively.
Friday, May 13, 2011
You must be of good moral character and your previous private investigator license must not be revoked or denied by any state if you have applied for so. You will have to undergo through a thorough background check which scrutinizes your criminal as well as moral conduct history. Even you must not have been illegally using, carrying or possessing a pistol or other dangerous weapon, making or possessing burglar's instruments, buying or receiving stolen property, entering a building unlawfully, aiding an inmate's escape from prison, possessing or distributing illicit drugs, any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or for which dishonesty of character is a necessary element. For more eligibility requirements please refer here.
There are two types of licenses in the state of West Virginia, an Individual Private Investigator license as well as a Private Investigator Firm license. If you want to set up your own business individually, do prefer an individual license, else, you will have to go for a firm’s license. The next step is to get the application form and fingerprint cards. The fingerprint card must be official West Virginia fingerprint card. Approach your local police department or sheriff’s office and get your fingerprints. Do request them to have two sets of your fingerprint cards. Call (304) 558-8000 to request an application packet with the correct fingerprint cards. You can also get an application form for here. The form must be completely filled, duly signed and notarized.
Obtain a surety bond worth $2500 in your favor by a state certified insurance company. A power of attorney must be attached to the surety bond and your signature as principal and the agent’s signature must be notarized.
You will also have to submit five reference letter forms. Do get them from people who know you from last five years or more and who are not related to you by blood or marriage. Your application will be delayed and withheld for processing without these five reference letters.
Along with the application form do provide your training and experience documentary proofs. For some more information on documentary proof, please log on to http://www.sos.wv.gov/business-licensing/licensing/Pages/ApplyingforanindividualpiLicense.aspx. Do follow West Virginia rules and regulations if you want to become a successful private investigator in West Virginia.
West Virginia Secretary of State, Private Investigator & Security Guard Licensing, Building 1, Suite 157-K 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, West Virginia, United States, 25305
Phone: (304) 558-6000
Private Investigators and Security Professionals of West Virginia
Fees: A $50 non-refundable processing fee is included in the fee. If your license is denied, the remainder will be refunded.
One-year license and processing fee for individual:
$150 West Virginia Resident
$550 Non-Resident of WV
Laws and Regulations: West Virginia Statutes