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Private Investigators and the Criminal Justice System

Posted on: September 15th, 2021 by James White, CFSI, Director of Legal Services

The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of […]


Surveillance gadgets, I love them.

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 by Distinctive Investigations

Performing this type of work for over ten years now I have come across a lot of cool stuff to assist in surveillance. There are hundreds of covert cameras out there. Cameras in coffee cups, water bottles, pens, key chains and the list goes on and on. And yes, I have spent quite a bit […]

Bad Weather Surveillance

Bad Weather Surveillance, a Time to Shine

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Distinctive Investigations

It’s a dreary, rainy Saturday morning. You find a perfect spot to set up, you have your hot coffee, your lunch and the first thing you think is, my Claimant is never going to leave the house on a day like this. Dismiss that thought as soon as it enters your mind. Some of my […]

Looking for Lost Family Members

Finding Lost Family Members

Posted on: September 22nd, 2016 by Distinctive Investigations

Can you help me find my birthmother? The familiar voice of a friend sent my mind racing with that question associated with finding lost family members. Racing back to a time some 13 years earlier when I decided to undertake the task of finding my natural father. My search taught me many things that helped […]

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