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  Our current issue cover story, Understanding the Characteristics of a Pedophile by Stacy Jones, a Private Investigator and forensic psychologist, stresses that it’s necessary to understand the offenders of child sexual abuse cases to fully investigate and understand the dynamics involved.

     PI Magazine asked Ronald J. Alvarez, PI and retired NYPD Lieutenant, to attend a seminar at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in Manhattan on the role science plays in dispensing justice. Alvarez shares some of the discussions and conclusions from that event with his article titled,The Science of Justice: A Matter of Opinion.The event was produced in partnership with the New York Hall of Science and the World Science Festival.

Our Department articles include:
   - Backgrounds: Best Practices & Standards Arrive for Baclground Screening
   - Business: Updating the Health Care Reforms for Tax Savings
   - Digital Investigator: CD's & DVD's For Backup & Storage
   - International: International News
   - Internet FYI: News, News, Who Wants News?
   - Investigating Innocense: How Two PIs Freed Jonathan Fleming
   - Legislative Update: Latest NCISS & ISPLA Legislative News
   - Process Serving: A Sense of Humor Has Helped
   - Process Serving: Now's the Time to Make Changes for Efficiency
   - Special Investigations: National Report: Identifying teh Culprit
   - Special Investigations: What's In An Address? You'd Be Surprised
   - Surveillance: If Cars Could Talk

Each issue also includes our regular Department articles specific for Private Investigators such as Process Serving, Background Checks, Tips, Public Record Update, Private Investigator Conferences & Seminars, the PI Directory, the PI Classifieds, and PI Marketing.

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February - 2015
10-12: TALI – Texas Association of Licensed Investigators
Mid-Winter Conference
Sheraton Arlington Hotel
Arlington, Texas
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March - 2015
14*: How To Double Your PI Income & Client Base
Full Day Seminar
by Jimmie Mesis, LPI, BAI
Freehold, New Jersey
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April - 2015
11: NCISS – National Council of Investigation and Security Services
Hit the Hill & Mid-Term Meeting
Hotel Monaco
Alexandria, Virginia
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April - 2015
19-21: WAD -
World Association of Detectives
Mid-Year Conference
The Mansion on Forsyth Park
Savannah, Georgia
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The Pretext: A Sword That Cuts Both Ways

By Brian Deantonio
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Pretexting is a powerful tool and for a person to become an effective PI, it must be mastered through preparation, confidence and repetition.

Establishing a Background Speciality

By Grace Elting Castle, CLI, Editor, PI Magazine
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The work is out there for PIs willing to prepare with the knowledge it takes to do a thorough background check. PI Magazine’s editor offers tips on developing this PI specialty.

The Role of the Investigator in Negligent Security Cases
By William F. Blake & James P. Carino, Jr.
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The investigator is a vital resource in any negligent security litigation. This article explores the issues and caveats, as well as providing guidance for the investigator.


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