Uncovering the Truth – Reliable Fact-finding
What type of equipment do Private Investigators use?
A successful private investigator will own several investigative tools. These tools are based on the type of work or cases he or she will be working on.
Here is a list of the most commonly used tools and equipment used by private investigators:
Digital Audio Recording Devices
Digital Still Cameras
Hidden video cameras
Body worn Cameras
Digital Video Recorders
Covert Vehicle tracking equipment
Personal Protection devices
Night vision cameras
GPS tracking devices
Covert Surveillance vehicles.
What/how do Private Investigators charge?
In the majority of cases, private investigators will charge an hourly rate. Hourly rates can vary based on the type of investigation needed as well as how many investigators will be needed. It is unlikely you will find an investigator willing to do just one or two hours of investigative work, minimum will be four hours of work and can be extended if wanted. Hourly rates varies from job to job.
What types of cases do Private Investigators work on?
Private investigators perform an extremely wide range of investigative services. While many people automatically think that a PI only investigates cheating spouses, they represent a very small segment of what private investigators actually do. The following is a brief list of the many categories that PI’s specialize in or areas they may conduct investigations:
Electronic Data Discovery
Pre-Employment Background Searches
Public Record Searches
Locate a witness/find a witness