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5 12, 2018

Flawed Employment Background Checks: The Hidden Pitfalls of Databases

2018-12-16T19:47:43+00:00December 5th, 2018|Background Screening, Investigation|

Inaccurate and incomplete information can create more problems than solutions To paraphrase Alexander Pope, from four centuries ago, “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” In no application is that so true as in modern business. Over the past two decades, ironically, the Internet has morphed from instant information into way-too-much misinformation. According to leading journalists, [...]

4 12, 2018

Surveillance Stakeouts

2018-12-16T19:49:32+00:00December 4th, 2018|Investigation|

Have you ever wondered what actually happens during a surveillance stake-out?  Oftentimes on cop shows, it seems detectives sit there with donuts and hot coffee, waiting for someone to move.  The truth of the matter is, surveillance can be a tedious and boring task, but it also requires skill and expertise.  Here are some [...]

1 12, 2018

Solving Crime One License Plate at a Time

2018-12-16T19:51:16+00:00December 1st, 2018|Investigation|

How long do you think it would take to read every single license plate number that raced past you on the highway?  If you possessed the new automatic license plate reading technology of Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, not very long. Law enforcement officers in the state of Louisiana have begun using this new form [...]

23 11, 2018

What’s Your History? A Guide to Hiring during and after the Holidays

2018-12-16T19:51:53+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Background Screening, Fingerprint, Investigation|

Are you hiring extra help this holiday season?  Whether you’re the owner of a small business or just a busy professional looking for some extra help with the housework or the kids, we know you want people you can trust.  A criminal background check will rule out any past history of illegal activity, but [...]

17 11, 2018

Reasons For and Against Professional Athletes Having Executive Protection

2018-12-16T19:52:36+00:00November 17th, 2018|Investigation|

Professional athletes get more attention than the common man.  Some athletes, however, claim that hiring an entourage of executive protection brings even more attention to themselves than necessary.  Other athletes consider the extra visibility a necessary evil, as they value the security that a group of bulky, dark-suited, sunglass-wearing men provides.  Below are several [...]

2 11, 2018

Protection from Themselves: How Executive Security Can Keep Athletes Out of Trouble

2018-12-16T19:53:31+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Investigation|

Continuing our focus on executive protection, we realize that professional athletes not only need protection from other people, but often need protection from themselves for their own reputation.  Time and again, professional athletes in the public eye have demonstrated that having such immense amounts of wealth, fame, and attitude can lead to less-than-cogent decisions. [...]

29 10, 2018

Better Safe than Sorry: Professional Athletes Benefit from Executive Protection Services

2018-12-16T19:54:18+00:00October 29th, 2018|Investigation|

Most professional athletes experience some measure of celebrity while in public, but is the kind of attention they receive always safe?  Over past years, professional athletes have increasingly come under attack in public places.  The result?  More athletes are seeking executive protection through bodyguard services. Take Michael Jordan, for instance.  For decades, Michael Jordan [...]

25 09, 2018

Have You Hired the Right Person?

2018-12-16T19:54:58+00:00September 25th, 2018|Background Screening|

Have you ever wondered if the person you are about to hire is lying about their past and potentially could put your business in jeopardy? There’s a simple solution to your problem: fingerprinting. Fingerprinting your employees before they start working can benefit your company. For those of you hiring in California and Atlanta ink [...]

24 08, 2018

Is Your Significant Other Who They Say They Are?

2018-12-16T19:56:01+00:00August 24th, 2018|Investigation|

Spring has arrived, and that means wedding season is coming.  Before you start making big plans for your special day, take a moment to consider checking up on your spouse-to-be.  Whether or not you have reason for suspicion, having all the facts will prevent you from uncovering a potentially devastating surprise later. You have [...]

28 07, 2018

Importance of Conducting Background Checks

2018-12-16T19:56:43+00:00July 28th, 2018|Background Screening|

Human resource is perhaps the most important intangible asset for any company. Every company wants to hire the best. Therefore, after a rigorous recruitment cycle, companies choose only a few individuals who they think possess the required skill set to take the company forward. However, one can never be sure whether these prospective candidates [...]