2017 PPIAC Conference in Westminster this September

The annual Professional Private Investigators of Colorado (PPIAC) conference will be held in Westminster, Colorado this year from September 14th to September 16th. Owner and lead investigator of Richard Brooks Investigations, LLC will be the featured speaker. In addition to being the Mission Chapter Director of the Mississippi Association for Christian Private Investigators.

Richard is also a member of other international and state PI associations. Most notably the Council of (PI) Association Leaders, the National Association of Legal Investigators, the National Council of Investigation and Security Services and the International Association of Legal Investigators, the National Council of Investigation and Security Services and the International Intelligence Network.

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Resolved and unresolved family mysteries

Last month, in Switzerland, a couple was found seventy-five years after they disappeared. They were headed up the mountain to milk the cows and ended up staying there until the Tsanfleuron glacier near a ski lift above Les Diablerets resort at an altitude of 8,600 ft began receding seventy-five years after the search parties had given up.

Because their 1942 clothing and backpacks were so well preserved it was clear to local Swiss police that something was unusual. Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin were 37 and 40 at the time they went missing. According to Time Magazine, Udry-Dumoulin, who is now 79, and became an orphan when she was four, said she and her six siblings spent their “whole lives” looking for their parents, “without stopping.” She told Le Matin that they hoped to give them “the funeral they deserved one day” thereby finally achieving closure, once the DNA results verified the identities.

The Independent ran a story about the funeral that enabled to two surviving children of the couple to finally get closure. Marcelene who was four the day her — More—

Why Colorado private investigators need to see Wonder Woman at the Little or Sloans Lake Alamo Drafthouse

Steve Trevor is not a private investigator. If you want to see an undercover operative in action, however –and you’re also okay with a spy portrayal that is more fanciful than true-to-life– Wonder Woman is the summer blockbuster that you can’t miss.

Due to it’s, so far, ginormous box office returns you’ll find it playing in theater’s all over Colorado, however, you need to see it at Littleton or Sloan’s Lake Alamo Drafthouse before it leaves the theater on June 29th if you want to catch the pre-show reel that includes a fast forward foray through Steve Trevor’s last several decades of undercover aviation espionage operations.

Trevor, who Wonder Woman’s creator, Dr. William Moulton Marston, introduced to the story in 1941, according to the Wonder Woman Wiki, was originally US Army Intelligence in World War II going under cover as a Nazi pilot who crash lands on Paradise Island (the island’s name was changed to Themyscira in 1987) and you’ll see — More—

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies issues admonishment to Texas based Colorado private investigator licensee

On or about January 26, 2017, Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) reviewed a complaint regarding Patrick Baird, a Granbury, Texas based private investigator who has held a Colorado level 2 license since June 16, 2015.

According to public records, around September 26, 2016, Baird pled guilty to calling and leaving over twenty voicemail messages with a client in a single afternoon. The Harris County District Court in the State of Texas sentenced him to two days of confinement and a $250 fine.

Baird admitted the violations to DORA’s Office of Private Investigator Licensure Program Director, Mark Browne who cited several licensing regulation sections including 12-58.5-109 which includes — More—

Denver private investigator PI story roundup and the best and worst Colorado climates for summer surveillance jobs

Over the last week three local and national stories have found themselves on private investigator radars and heat maps. We’ve taken you to the International Spy Museum before but this week. The New York Times’ Shivani Vora, however, just wrote about the museum’s now flourishing golden age age of tourism due to the increased concerns over Russian intervention in United States politics.

You can’t not love Duncan Strauss’ widely shared Washington Post story about full-time lost pet investigator, Jamie Katz enough. In the two-years since founding her business Katz has reunited 150 animals with their owners. You’ll also find out about pioneer of pet investigation, Kat Albrecht who has trained hundred of pet investigator proteges.

Last week’s biggest hit new story may have actually been in our — More—

Where to go to learn more about drones this week, in Colorado and nationwide

Want to learn the basics of unmanned aerial vehicle flight? On Tuesday, May 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the Douglas County Library in Parker, you’ll have the opportunity to familiarize with all things drone at an event that is both free and open to the public.

Whether you’re interested in exploring surveillance opportunities and law enforcement, drone racing or scientific research the “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle” event will have something to offer but they recommend registering in advance at this library website, here. The event — More—

Mandatory Colorado licensing fee drop of $200 effective immediately, according to Department of Regulatory Agencies

Did the Colorado licensing fee just drop from $263 to $63? ​Colorado Private Investigator annual licensing fees dropped $200 just like that?
​Seriously? What’s going on?

​According to Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Private Investigator Program Director, Mark Browne, the one-year renewal fee for private investigator licenses dropped in response to — More—