Pursuit Magazine
Talking to Witnesses
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 18:05:48 +0000
Witnesses in criminal cases sometimes refuse to talk to investigators. It’s disappointing, but hey—that’s life. Here's how I deal with it.
Book Review: No Job for a Lady
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:00:32 +0000
Madame Fourcade’s Secret War by Lynne Olson tells of a French socialite’s crucial spy network during WWII.
Your New Investigative Superpower: Calls for Service Records
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:54:42 +0000
A law enforcement agency’s record of contact with a person, address, business, or asset can produce key evidence that might otherwise be unavailable.
Op-ed: Misinformation at the Speed of Light
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 21:07:10 +0000
Op-ed: In an era when misinformation is destroying the public discourse, combating it is fundamental to what we do, as private investigators, law enforcement pros, and investigative journalists.
Two Georgia Bail Recovery Agents Use Instagram and Podcasting to Tell Their Story
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 23:18:37 +0000
As Instagram influencers and podcasters with lots of fans, Atlanta bail-recovery agents Alex Haynes and Jon Dalman are public-facing outliers in a field that often values anonymity.
Book Review: You Just Have to Listen
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 17:53:56 +0000
In The Whispers by Greg Howard, a boy searches for his missing mother with the help of mysterious beings.
The Millennial Detective: Four Reasons You Should Consider Becoming A PI In Your 20s
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:15:40 +0000
Private investigation is a great career choice for young people just getting started in the work world. Here's why.
Book Review: A Flawed Hero in Tumultuous Times
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 13:00:06 +0000
Preston Lauterbach’s Bluff City looks at the strange legacy of a civil-rights figure who worked as an FBI spy.
The Goodell Detective Agency: Why the NFL Botches Investigations
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:48:15 +0000
When a powerful organization fails at even the most basic investigative tasks, one wonders whether getting at the truth was ever really the goal.
Takeaways from 10 Years of Sales Data From My Private Investigation Business
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 13:18:46 +0000
After a decade of running an investigation agency, the Diligentia Group's Brian Willingham looks back on what has counted most for his company's bottom line.