Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world seems depopulated.
-Alphonse de Lamartine
Missing Person Investigation Overview
Missing Persons Investigations involve an investigator using tracking skills and techniques to locate an individual or individuals who have disappeared. Children are commonly the subject of these investigations, but significant others, the elderly, and other loved ones may also go missing and require the services of a trained private investigator. A PI can not only help you locate your missing loved one but also assist in securing their safe return.
An investigator works to research compiles information related to suspects, persons of interest, associates, habits, movements and possible locations of the missing person and/or individuals believed to have information pertaining to the investigation.
Witness Locate and Interview
An investigator works to track and interview individuals with information pertinent to locating and recovering the missing person. Recordings of the interviews are produced for later reference and as a way of providing leverage when dealing with suspects or persons of interest.
An investigator conducts covert surveillance to follow up on leads, verify information provided by witnesses, and uncover new information related to the whereabouts of the missing person. The investigator utilizes audio, video, and still photography to objectively document their findings.
An investigator with specialize training in analyzing and retrieving information from digital devices, such as cell phones, computers, tablets, searches for clues as to a missing person’s whereabouts. By accessing protected or deleted data, including text messages, emails, call logs, and social network accounts, the investigator can uncover clues that can prove essential towards bringing the person in question back home safe.
In certain situations an investigator may be able to utilize GPS technology to track the whereabouts of missing persons, persons of interest, or suspects. GPS Tracking has some limitations. Contact us for more information.
Families of Elderly or Special Needs Individuals hire Private Investigators to locate their loved ones who have disappeared and may be more vulnerable than most. P.I.’s.
Families of Kidnap Victims utilize Private Investigators to conduct location and recovery operations when a loved one has become a victim of the unthinkable.
Parents Involved in Custodial Disputes hire Private Investigators to resolve custodial kidnappings. When a parent removes a child from their home without permission, or in violation of a court order, a trained Private Investigator can help recover the child or child.
The primary goal of a Missing Persons Investigation is to locate the individual and assist in bringing them home safely. While law enforcement may be involved in many of these situations, a Private Investigator can act upon leads that police don’t have the resources to follow, as well as handle delicate situations in which clients would rather not attract the attention of the media. In addition, many situations require law enforcement to wait for a set amount of time before they can initiate an investigation. Private Investigators can begin tracking your loved one immediately.
A Missing Persons Investigation can produce video, audio, and photographic evidence, as well as witness statements, background reports, and GPS reports that can prove beneficial towards bringing your loved one home and preventing similar situations from occurring in the future. Outline Reports summarizing these results will also be provided along with a licensed and reputable investigator who is prepared to testify to these findings at all mediation sessions, custodial hearings, and court settings that may arise as a result of custodial or non-custodial kidnappings.
Bring Them Home Safely
Kansas Investigation and Judgment Recovery knows the importance of returning your loved one home safely and approaches each Missing Persons Investigations by utilizing a careful combination of investigative techniques to achieve that result.
An investigator will work with you to determine the best service or combination of services you need for your case a Private Investigator is able handle the locate and recovery in the manner best suited to the situation and deemed most appropriate by the you. The investigation conducted by a trained PI is tailored to the task at hand, ensuring no hiccups, mistakes, or oversights occur.