1. Conducting Interviews and Gathering Information
The first step in a missing person investigation is to gather as much information as possible. Private investigators will conduct interviews with family members, friends, and anyone else who may have information about the missing person. It's possible they could discover new information, such as someone stalking your friend or loved one. According to LinkedIn, 1.5 million people report stalking every year, so this could be a factor. They will also review police reports, medical records, and other relevant documents. By gathering information from multiple sources, private investigators can create a comprehensive profile of the missing person. This profile can help them identify potential leads and narrow down the search.
2. Conducting Surveillance and Searches
Once private investigators have gathered information, they will conduct surveillance and searches to find the missing person. They may use various tools and techniques, such as GPS tracking, social media monitoring, and video surveillance. Private investigators will also search public records, conduct background checks, and visit locations the missing person is known to have frequented. They may also work with search and rescue teams to physically search areas where the missing person may be located.
3. Coordinating With Law Enforcement and Other Agencies
A private investigation service will often work closely with law enforcement and other agencies to locate missing persons. They may provide law enforcement with new leads and information or work with other agencies to coordinate searches and gather information. In some cases, private investigators may also work with forensic experts to analyze evidence and gather new leads. By working collaboratively with other agencies, private investigators can increase the chances of finding and bringing the missing person home safely.
Ready to take the next step in finding your loved one? Let's talk about it. Contact EXCALIBUR Private Investigation today to start the conversation. We can launch an investigation to find new evidence and hopefully bring your loved one home.
EXCALIBUR Private Investigation
Colorado Springs, CO