Tag: people

Warning: Thieves Operate in this Season

In the UK, we are all familiar with the sign ‘WARNING: Thieves Operate in this Area’. You will find it in tourist hotspots, busy high streets or crowded car parks, but it could be hung almost anywhere. What do you do when you see this sign? I would wager my purse that most of us…
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Facebook Stalking

Valentines Day is fast approaching and, with that in mind, it may surprise you just how many of my investigations are of a personal or intimate nature. From serving divorce papers to finding those long lost loves – there are a plethora of reasons why you may want to involve a PI in your romantic…
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Missing Persons 5 – Getting Back in Touch

As the festive period is drawing to a close, I have chosen to end this segment on missing persons by discussing how to get back in touch with long lost loved ones. During Christmas, we tend to notice if someone is missing. A space at the dinner table or one less Christmas card is hard…
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Missing Persons 4 – The Role of the PI

Welcome to the fourth instalment of our Missing Persons series. Previously we have looked at defining the term ‘missing person’ and the differing reasons why people may go missing. This issue is a glimpse into what I do as a Private Investigator to locate a missing person. There are hundreds of methods a PI may…
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Missing Persons Part 3 – Adults

Welcome to the third instalment of my missing persons study. So far, we’ve had an overall look at what missing really means, and at vulnerable children. This time we’re looking at reasons why adults go missing. Statistically, one in every 500 adults go missing each year, under a variety of circumstances which I will outline…
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Ethical Investigations

At its core, the role of a Private Investigator is to find information that might not otherwise come to light. Its more than likely that this information might only benefit one particular party and that the other might not want the information to be discovered. This particular role means there are certain considerations to be…
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Missing Persons, Part One – Introduction

In the UK, on average a person is reported missing every 90 seconds. The National Police Chief’s Council defines a missing person as “anyone whose whereabouts cannot be established and where the circumstances are out of character or the context suggests the person may be subject of crime or at risk of harm to themselves…
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