There is nothing that can substitute for experience and tried and tested methods. During its long history, ABCIPI has honed its craft as well as incorporating the most cutting edge techniques to solve cases ranging from complex investment fraud to matrimonial infidelity.
Like any other discipline there are certain areas of expertise that constitute the essential tools necessary for a thorough and successful investigation.
To begin with there are, TWO CATEGORIES IN INVESTIGATION that are commonly employed:
- Constructive - Re-Constructive
When we undertake an investigation for a client, there are sequential steps that we follow and OUR INVESTIGATION PROCESS will:
- Determine the appropriate method of Investigation - Understand customer needs and expectations - Comprehensive study of the brief job details - Gather and review available background information/data - Analyse available information - Consider options to identify the most appropriate method of investigation - Provide initial advice - Evaluate sources of investigation and develop intelligence for the investigation - Identify possible sources of information - Gather information from the sources identified - Analyse the information gathered - Develop an investigation plan - Implement strategy - Plan the investigation - Make recommendations based on developed intelligence - Co-ordinate the various strands of the investigation - Brief operatives and others involved in the investigation - Minimise any risk to self and others during investigation operations - Manage contingency plans - Gather information from witnesses (if applicable) - Plan work activities - Organise and conduct interviews with witness/es - Manage Private Investigation - Monitor investigation activities - Present findings - Give evidence in court
In any investigation there will be many investigative facets that need to be used, either alone or together to get the best result. They are:
- Observation (Surveillance) - Communication (Interview) - Undercover Operation - Entrapment - Honey Trap - Agent Provocateur - Cyber Investigations - Communications Monitoring - Communication Tracing - Use of informants - Background investigation
At the conclusion of the investigation ABCIPI will, if required, present EVIDENCE IN COURT:
- Real evidence - Oral evidence - Documentary evidence - Evidence of opinion - Provocative evidence
If you need to employ an expert in the field of investigation then contact ABCIPI: