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					Private Investigation in New York is more than just an Oversized Coat and
a Pipe

Sherlock Holmes became famous as a private investigator that struts
around in a coat and smokes a pipe. This is not what private
investigators in New York look like.

Television have played a major role in portraying private investigators
as person that lurks around in the dark, speaks with an accent and is
equipped with every kind of gadgets.

There is more to private investigation than just the dress code and the
equipments. The important thing in a private investigation is for the
case to be solved. Never mind that you have all the tools and machines.
Even if you do not have this with you, you can always improvise.

But then there are some things that are considered as necessary for every
private investigator. Other stuff you can probably do without but not
with these basic things.

1. Tape recorder.

This is an essential tool that private investigators need to have with
them always. In the course of the investigation, private investigators
get to interview people that play a part in the case they are solving.

By taping the conversations, not only will you have proof of what went on
between the two of you, you also have something that you can analyze

By playing conversations over and over again, private investigators can
come upon clues that are embedded in the words. Moreover, how a person
talks will determine if he or she is saying the truth.

Lastly, you may have missed out on something that is said during the
conversation. Having them taped will help you in remembering some things
that you might have missed.

2. Camera.

Camera is another important tool in a private investigation. You can use
them to photograph not only people and scenes; you can also use them to
picture documents that may prove important.

The types of cameras that you can have today will make your investigation
easier. There are those that are complete with zooming capabilities. You
can take clear pictures even if you are in a safe distance. There are
also those that have night visions that are perfect for shooting in the
Digital cameras offer a much clear picture of people and things. Now you
do not have to worry that your shot is blurred and indistinguishable. All
you have to do is adjust some of the features and it will look as real as
the real thing.
Another advantage that the camera of today has is its size. The smallest
camera can be attached to a handbag or even in your clothes. This
eliminates any worries that you will get caught in the process of taking

3. Camcorder.

A video recorder is what you can use if you want to get the action live.
Most scenes caught on video become the most important piece of evidence.

Video cameras of today have more features that private investigators can
use to enhance their investigation. As long as you have one that has a
large memory, then you can record every detail without worrying that a
certain detail will get cut.

If you are just starting your career as a private investigator in New
York, these are the basic things that you will need. Be sure that you
have them with you at all times because you never know when the next
evidence or witness will come up.

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