Private investigation is a topic that is widely common among people but to a very limited extent. People often have misconceptions regarding a private investigator or have very little or no knowledge regarding how they work, in what cases they are hired, and in what cases they cannot assist. Only a few people know the answers to such questions, while most of them believe in myths. Let’s talk about private investigators in detail. A private investigator is a person who has gained specialization and obtained a high skill level in gathering such information that can be used in court for evidence purposes. Their main skill is ‘connecting the dots’ which is something very difficult to learn if someone is not gifted with it.
They are skilled in answering complicated questions, and they know how to reply to rhetorical questions. They have a strong background regarding law and judicial matters. Private investigators are often called on the TV shows so that they can address the myths associated with them and clarify many things regarding their nature of work and how they deal with difficult cases. Here are some myths and misconceptions associated with a private investigator that no one should believe.
Circumvention of the law
One of the most widely assumed misconceptions and myths related to private investigators is that people think that they avoid the law. Only police officers, that too under only some conditions. Have the authority to circumvent the law. Like every other normal person, private investigators also have to abide by the law. Private investigators cannot trespass private properties. In fact, while obtaining confidential information, they have to be very careful as in, they don’t mistakenly violate any law.
Access to confidential information
No, private investigators don’t have access to confidential information, unless authorized by a law enforcement authority. Many people think that private investigators or detectives have access to FBI or CIA intelligence. It is not true. Such information is confidential to everyone, including a private investigator. However, through years of learning and experience, a private investigator becomes skilled enough to use limited information to their benefit.
Tapping phone calls
Private investigators are thought of having the authority to tap phone calls. It is a widely assumed myth. A private investigator does not have the authority to tap phone calls; in some states, no one has such an authority, not even agencies like the FBI or CIA.
There are other myths as well that people think are true, but in reality, they aren’t. So, if you require a private investigator, Keefe Private Investigations is just the right place for you. We are a professional service provider, and our prime objective is to offload all our clients’ worries and assure that they leave the case on us!