Want Fewer False Confessions? Update Interview Rooms and More 

For the last decade the American people have asked questions about interrogation, ranging from how far is too far when it comes to interrogation and investigation tactics to why aren’t we going farther when it comes to preventing mass-crimes like those we’ve recently witnessed in San Bernadino and Colorado Springs. What experts are finding is […]

Top Benefits of Recording Technology in Your PD’s Interview Rooms

Over the last 18 months, this nation has seen a sharp rise in the number of police departments around the country adopting state-of-the-art recording technology for their interview rooms. Month after month, reports continue to show what many departments have known along—audio and video recording helps victims and police. The Baltimore City Police Department is […]

Do You Know Which Services a Private Detective Can Provide?

You may be thinking that you know what a private detective does because you’ve seen them portrayed on TV and in the movies. You may think that the life of a private detective is interesting and action-packed based on things that you’ve read in a wide variety of mystery novels. The reality is far from […]

Why You Should Make the Move from Proprietary Software

Users who rely on specific software to do business can find themselves in a difficult situation when it comes to upgrading their equipment. Do they pay for new codes that may disappear in a year or two? Do they continue to use what they have and hope for continued compatibility? Or do they purchase another […]

Crime Scene Investigation for the Forensic Interviewer

What does crime scene investigation look like in action when it comes to recording technology and software? With increasing numbers of public safety and child advocacy centers adopting digital and audio video recording systems, solutions are much more visible today than they used to be. The Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center at Northwest Arkansas Community […]

The Private Investigator’s Responsibility: Capture Accurate Info

With today’s media coverage and the public scrutinizing many investigations, accuracy of interviewing is crucial.  Don’t give skeptics a reason to question your accuracy, your technology, or your methods. Recording allows for accuracy in interviewing as it takes away the note-taking margin of error. Let’s talk for a minute about Michael Brown and Eric Garner—two […]

Do You Want to Reduce the Number of Recantations?

Do you know how to avoid catastrophe when it comes to closing child abuse cases? The last thing that an investigator wants to deal with in a child abuse case is recantation.  One of the best ways to reduce the risk of recantations is through use of tested techniques and appropriate equipment as well as […]

5 Not-So-Scary Things to Look for in a Private Investigator

Finding the right investigator might seem like a challenge, a scary one at that. The reality is though, whether you are seasoned at sourcing the right person or need a few tips, landing on the right investigator is going to take a little research. Rather than let the challenge of it scare you off this […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Train Your Investigators

In the wake of an increasing call for more training for police and other law enforcement officers to make interrogation and interview training a part of the process, ensuring your professionals have access to top-of-the-line recording equipment has likewise become more important. What is the value of training in private investigation? There is a philosophy […]

Who is the Best Candidate for a Private Investigator?

People who are interested in the life and profession of the private investigator might be interested in learning what getting a job in private investigation entails.  Then there are those who fail to pursue a career in private investigation due to believing they lack the qualifications. What exactly is required to become a private investigator? […]