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What Are Some of the Most Common Private Investigator Surveillance Techniques?

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When someone turns to a private investigator, it is almost always because they either suspect something fishy is going on and they want to get to the bottom of it, or they are looking to take certain proactive steps to prevent or detect wrongdoing in the future. Turning to a competent private investigator is always a smart decision. In some cases, it can give you peace of mind, and in others, it can help give you the answers you need to best move forward with your life. Private investigators do many things, but they are most often called upon to conduct some type of surveillance. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable Connecticut private detectives to learn more about some of the surveillance techniques we use and how we can help you with the issue at hand. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are some common private investigator surveillance techniques?

Of course, the course of action your private investigator will undertake depends on the specifics of your case. That said, just some of the most common surveillance techniques that private investigators may use are as follows:

  • Stakeouts
  • Background checks
  • Interviews with witnesses or other people of interest
  • GPS tracking
  • Computer or cell phone forensics
  • Setting up cameras or recording devices (within legal constraints)
  • Trash or dumpster dives
  • Canvassing neighborhoods
  • Employing undercover shoppers

When is the right time to hire a private investigator?

The answer to this question depends, in large part, on the specific circumstances of your case. However, typically, it is best to hire a private investigator as soon as you suspect something is amiss. When you have a problem of any sort, it’s wise to nip it in the bud, or to prevent it from happening altogether, if possible. Once you hire us, we will immediately begin our investigation and consistently keep you in the loop of all developments and findings as they occur.

If you have any further questions or would like to speak with our competent team of investigators, simply pick up the phone and give us a call or contact us online today. We are here to get you the answers you need.

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