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The use of the Polygraph in a professional investigation

The use of polygraph tests in a professional investigation can be a powerful tool for uncovering information from witnesses. Polygraphs are not 100% accurate, but they provide investigators with valuable insight that could lead to critical breakthroughs in difficult investigations.

A well-trained investigator will know how to properly administer and interpret the results of polygraph testing and use it strategically within their overall investigation strategy.

In this blog post, we’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of using polygraphs during an investigation, review best practices for administering polygraph tests, and discuss what techniques can help ensure reliable outcomes when utilising this investigative tool.

Article written by Jason Hubble APA UKPA NPA, Chief Polygraph Examiner at Lie Detectors UK

You can find the full article here

Female Private Investigators

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a Private Investigator? Is it a man in a beige coat with the collar turned up, a trilby hat, binoculars pinned to the face and crouched behind a bush?

Alison Harris of Miss A.M. Investigations does not fit that description.

You can find her thoughts here

Open Source intelligence (OSINT)

Open-source intelligence (OSINT) or Open Source Research is information and data compiled and collected from overt sources.

These sources are within the public domain and are free to access in most cases.

This information gathering procedure was physically carried out in the past (at places such as Somerset House) but is now commonly done online, at least initially, to build up a picture of information.

Here is a nifty article on Boolean Searching which can save hours when used correctly to mine data.

You can find the download here.

Can you advertise out of a recession?

It has already been shown that with the upcoming EU Referendum that recession and uncertainty are looming in all markets and fields.

Those unfortunate to remember the last downturn will also remember the reality of tightening the purse strings and riding out the double whammy of a Credit Crunch and a severe lack of willingness to spend money on non-essential costs such as Private Investigators.

But there are simple ways to combat this, as we will explore, in fact turning a sow's ear into a silk purse is not only an option but a real need in the business world. By following these simple yet effective tips growth and profit can be maintained.

You can read more by clicking here.

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UKPIN Investigators Directory - Find a Professional Private Investigator

If you require the services of a professional investigative specialist, forensic expert, private investigator, private detective, tracing agent, enquiry agent, process server, investigation agency or detective agency in the United Kingdom or internationally, then make the UKPIN Members directory the first port of call

Every member has joined the UKPIN with a view to providing a professional service to all clients including Solicitors, Multi-National Companies SME's and Private Individuals.

We are proud members of this industry and strive to provide the best possible, accountable service.

To find a Professional UKPIN Member click here

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