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Private investigators rely heavily upon the regular use of public records to gather preliminary information about individuals. In many cases, the use of public records is the quickest, easiest way to locate a person. Searching public records is the very first step any private investigator takes when performing important research. The use of the public record system is beneficial to a private investigator’s search process. More often than not it provides the resources and tools needed to track and find your missing person.

The Savvy Private Investigator

1. During a client’s initial consultation with a private investigator, important baseline information is gathered. A client typically has enough valuable information about the individual which provides an effective starting point for the investigator’s people search. Such information as names, aliases, birth dates, and even employment information is shared with a private investigator during the initial client meeting. This pertinent information ensures that the private investigator does not spend unnecessary hours searching for information that is easily available to the client thereby wasting valuable time and incurring unnecessary expenses.

2. Based on baseline information gathered, private investigators determine which record systems may be beneficial to their search. To demonstrate, if the ‘missing person’ has never been married then a private investigator wouldn’t search public divorce records. However, if the investigator is seeking additional information about the individual they will definitely search out other public record sites such as those with a focal point on liens, judgments, property deeds and probate matters. If the individual has a criminal record, private investigators will search the court records to locate valuable information. Each of these sites is readily available online for private investigators to search and scrutinize. In their own way, they provide useful information that lead to finding the person.

3. Most private investigators find it especially effective to search in an aggregate account rather than individual websites or records. Aggregate databases compile and store information from a range of sources in one online location. These online locations are remarkably easy to access and every bit as easy and friendly to peruse. The use of these specialized databases allows a private investigator to obtain a full picture in one search of the individual’s life and situations rather than having to spend time searching out individual documents located on varied sites and in varied resources.

4. In this day and age, every person on this earth has some sort of a digital presence. These can and should be sought out and researched. Private investigators with an extensive background in technology are able to learn a great deal about an individual. They use tech savvy to narrow varied social media postings to a single IP address. The discovery of this IP address allows a private investigator to become more acquainted with the personal habits and the overall personality of an individual. In addition, social media platforms and other types of online transactions performed by an individual can provide information to the private investigator that your typical public records sources do not.


In addition to the expansive aggregate databases, private investigators depend upon news archives, DMV records and even an individual’s trash to gather pertinent information about the person and their whereabouts. Each of these search tools is critical to the investigation process and contribute to a successful end result. With all these resources and tools so readily available, locating a person is not only possible, but actually quite easy for the skilled private investigator who knows how to be creative but concise in their investigative search. The professional skill, experience, and know how of many a savvy private investigator makes it nearly impossible for any person to ‘go missing’ nowadays.


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