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Manual of Private Investigation Techniques: Developing Sophisticated Investigative and Business Skills to Meet Modern Challlenges

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William F. Blake, M.S., CPP, CFE
Date Published
325 pages
This book is intended to assist private investigators in reevaluating their business opportunities and identifying goals for the future.
This book is intended for use by private investigators who wish to learn about and implement new business skills in the field of investigations. As legal requirements continue to change, private investigators must continually adapt their businesses to deal with these changes. This book discusses these changes and shows investigators how to use these changes to their advantage, especially when developing new business opportunities. The topics covered in the book include The Role of the Private Investigator in Premises Liability Litigation; What is Nursing Home Abuse; Undercover Operations in the Private Sector; Developing Practical Public Integrity Investigations; Introduction to Security Assessments; Mortgage Fraud; Technical Surveillance Counter Measures; Missing Persons; The Art and Science of Life Insurance Investigations; and How to Identify and Solve Arson. Additional topics include Homicide and Questionable Death Investigations; Basic to Advanced Skip Tracing; Product Liability and Private Investigators; Corporate Espionage; The Basic Elements of Crisis Management; Investigating the DUI Investigation; Handling Labor Disputes; and Conduction Background Investigations. Index