Are you considering hiring a Private Investigator but don’t know where to start? Are you an investigator looking to keep up with the news of the industry? Are you just interested in all things investigations? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
As a private investigator marketplace, we’re experts within the field. That’s why we decided to compile the 16 best private investigation resources we’ve seen into one master list, for anyone who’s looking to learn about the industry.
This list is in alphabetical order and ranges from private investigation magazines, true private investigation stories, and best practices of the industry. We plan on continually adding to this list in order to get as much information as possible about the private investigation industry out there.
Private Investigation Blogs
Diligentia Group Blog – good for stories and tips from one of the industry’s leading experts.
eInvestigator – good for articles about the industry for professionals and consumers alike.
Fraud Magazine – good for articles like spying on spies to training in fraud investigation.
Guns, Gams, and Gumshoes – a brilliant blog from writing pi’s, a network of investigators who also happen to write.
i-Sight – great for investigators looking to stay up to date with best practices, and hone new skills.
Krebs on Security – the gold standard in cyber security news and reporting. No kidding – we check this all the time.
P.I. Advice HQ – from gear reviews to commonly asked questions, PI Advice HQ is just what it says on the label: good advice for private investigators.
PIbuzz – a great place for learning interesting investigative techniques as well as a fantastic resource. Check out the genealogy links – they’re extensive.
PI Magazine – high quality, but based on subscription.
Private Eye Confidential – another great writing private investigator, regularly posting quality content about the industry.
Pursuit Magazine – the gold standard. Great stories about investigators in action, as well as insightful stories about common issues and questions. Their article on cell phone “pinging” is a classic.
The Background Investigator – for all your news on background checking resources and laws.
The Confidential Resource – a great resource for the discussion of Open Source Intelligence gathering techniques (advanced online intelligence gathering to non-experts) among many other things.
Title Search Blog – want to find out who has a land title? Interested in learning more about how to investigate title claims? This is the blog for you.
Verdict Resources, Inc. Blog – a great resource for digital forensic articles, as well as more general legal, technical, and methodology issues for private investigators.
Since there are tons of blogs talking about the private investigation industry, we may have missed yours. Not to worry, though! Just let us know, and we’ll make sure to add you to the list.