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The Everything Private Investigation Book


The Everything Private Investigation Book: Master the techniques of the pros to examine evidence, trace down people, and discover the truth

  • Observe someone without being observed.
  • Dig up long-buried dirt.
  • Catch a cheating spouse.

    The Everything Private Investigation Book shows you the basic research techniques and tricks the pros use. You'll learn how to get background information using a wide range of sources, including newspapers, court records, military files, and even the DMV. Written by experienced investigators, this guide helps you to:

  • Use the Internet to get information on anyone and anything
  • Conduct background checks for prospective employees or tenants
  • Uncover hidden identities and assets
  • Manage a physical or electronic surveillance
  • Protect privacy and avoid identity theft

    Whether you're a journalist, an amateur genealogist, a business owner, a landlord, or just curious, you'll find essential information in this guide. In addition to being a valuable resource, The Everything Private Investigation Book is also a fascinating read. Even "armchair detectives" will enjoy reading about famous real-life and fictional PIs and the little-known secrets professionals use to crack the case.

    Sheila L. Stephens was the first female Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) special agent in the state of Alabama and one of the first in the nation. She recently graduated from Boston University with a master's degree in criminal justice. After leaving the ATF due to injury, Ms. Stephens opened a private investigation/security business. She is a criminal justice professor at Andrew Jackson University and a contributing writer and associate editor of The Agent, the newsletter of the National Association of Federal Agents (NAFA). Ms. Stephens lives in Bessemer, AL.

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Adams Media (August 1, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1598695355
  • ISBN-13: 978-1598695359
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 8 x 0.8 inches

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