Private detectives have always been a fixture in crime novels, but in modern-day it is not uncommon for people to hire private investigators to track their children’s activities online.
The benefits of having a private investigator on your side are many.
They can help you find out if someone has stolen from or harmed your child and they will also be able to provide information about the person who may harm them.
Private investigators do this by using surveillance equipment such as hidden cameras that allow them to see what is going on at all times.
They can help you obtain information that is not available through the court system and they often know where to find this information because they work with many other agencies and companies. This means that they have access to databases, phone records, credit reports, etc., which could prove useful in finding answers for questions like:
- Who was my son/daughter around?
- What did he/she say to others?
- Where were they last seen?
Private detectives and investigators may be beneficial to those who need assistance with personal matters such as locating missing people, proving infidelity, discovering the identity of a serial killer, or investigating a company.
As you know, Sherlock Holmes is one of the most well-known fictional private detectives and his deductions and investigations could be taken as a model for what private investigators can do for their clients.
The use of technology has made it easier than ever before to hire an investigator but there are still some things that cannot be done online. For example, if your case involves someone’s criminal record then you will have to go in person to get copies of these records.
If you want to find out more about how our PIs work, check out our Investigative Services.