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Today I’d like to talk a little about locating people, which is one of the things that RMRI, LLC. does really well. Rick Gurley, the owner of RMRI, LLC. has over 28 years of history at locating hard to find people. Rick Gurley honed his skip tracing skills in the Bail Bonds Industry starting in 1989 by locating fugitives that were on the run and trying to avoid criminal prosecution from crimes ranging from petty theft to murder. Rick Gurley learned how to investigate the ‘old fashioned way” back in those days, by taking trips to the courthouse to review case files, going to the libraries to look in Cole’s Directories, interviewing people face to face, and spending long hours on surveillance watching locations.

As the technology evolved Rick Gurley knew that the Internet would be the wave of the future when it came to efficiently locating people. Rick Gurley knew that the Internet would be a place that all of the resources he had to physically travel to and spend so much time looking up in books and hard copy files could be packed into. So, Rick Gurley began to learn about the Internet, computers, and how this could enhance his ability to investigate fugitives and locate them. Rick Gurley spend hours and hours a day on the Internet researching site that housed personal information. Rick Gurley also learned how the Internet worked, what the Internet Tool Suite is, and how to use it to trace information on the Internet, becoming very proficient with Internet Investigations.

As technology progressed in the early to mid 90s, Rick Gurley started noticing that the new technology on the Internet was customized databases that were being privately developed for profit. customized databases that could house huge amounts of personal data. Rick Gurley knew that it would be imperative to learn about these new databases, how they worked, where the information in them came from, and how it could be updated. Rick Gurley gained access these databases, and started experimenting with the databases. Rick Gurley became very knowledgeable on where the information came from in these databases, which databases were the most up-to-date, and which databases kept their information the freshest. Later Rick Gurley would go on to consult to the private sector and to the government a little on how these databases could be used to locate and background people.

Now, Rick Gurley has the history behind him to feel confident in his abilities to locate even the hardest to find of people. Rick Gurley has amassed the tools and technology to be able to locate a person very quickly and without having to spend much in expenses, therefore economically to his clients. You know those people that are “shadows”? hard to find? Hard to know anything about? Well, that is what RMRI, LLC. does, we cast light on those shadows. We can find out where they live, what their phone number is, what their email address is, and who they are.  RMRI, LLC. can do this very affordably, in most cases under $1,00.00., and in a lot of cases under $500.00.

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When you need to know. When you have only a “shadow”, and you need to know more. Call RMRI, LLC. and let us bring those shadows out into the light for you. We can find that long lost relative, that Military buddy, that old college friend, that witness you may need on a court case, or that person that owes you money. This is what RMRI, LLC. has been doing for over 28 years! Call RMRI, LLC. today: (573) 234-4871

 

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Private Investigator Databases Are Just Tools; Nothing More!

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About a month ago I was contacted by an attorney to locate a person for him. The attorney is a good friend of mine, and someone that I have known for quite a while. Because this is attorney is a friend of mine that I am sure would help me out if I ever encountered some legal problems, I did this locate as a courtesy to the attorney. With all of the information that is available to the consumer today and the additional amount of information available to Private Investigators today; a locate is really not that difficult, or at least it is not as difficult as it used to be but it can be time consuming.

Naturally the first thing any Private Investigator would do to locate a person is to start looking around on the Internet for information about the person, start running database reports and generate as much raw information about the subject as he or she can. Sometimes the raw data that is generated about a person can be quite extensive. The average consumer does not have a clue as to what it takes to locate a person that is hard to find, whether it be because the person has moved several times and their information has changed several times or because the person simply does not want to be found. It is entirely possible to generate fifty to seventy five pages of raw data on the subject the Private Investigator is trying to find. Any half-smart Private Investigator knows that there is a percentage of information that is generated from this Internet research that will be inaccurate. This is why this raw data has to be gone through with a “fine-toothed comb”; to weed out the inaccurate information and keep the accurate information and this can take hours and sometimes even days.

So, when I started to work my locate I generated over ninety pages of raw data. I had old addresses, old phone numbers, relatives, associates, email addresses, and more. The process for weeding out the inaccurate information requires talking to people and confirming the information that you have. In my case I would say that over seventy percent of the information I had was either not accurate, or “stale”. The thirty percent of the information that was accurate was not useful in actually getting in touch with the subject. I did have two addresses in Ozark, MO. that looked like they could be where the subject was living, so I told the attorney about them. The attorney was going to be in that area of Missouri so he said he’d go by the addresses and see if the subject lived at these addresses. The attorney reported back that the addresses were not current and asked me to continue on. So, I ran some reports on a different database and sifted through these reports and came up with an address that I had not seen on any of the other reports I had previously ran, but I did not have a phone number for the address. So, here is where it is time to get some field work done.

Now, the newest address that I had was in Springfield, MO., and I am in Columbia, MO.; I am approximately one hundred and eighty miles from Springfield, MO. In this case it occurs to me that it might be more economical to sub-contract this address check to a Private Investigator in Springfield, MO.; enter Heather Snow.

I contacted Heather Snow of Southwest Investigating Agency. Heather and I spoke and I told her what I needed and sent her all of the research that I had conducted up to the point that I had contacted her. Heather had just suffered a terrible family tragedy, but she still took this case and charged me an extremely reasonable fee. Within just a few days after receiving my payment, she found the person i was looking for. Heather Snow put several hours of work into making this happen, she went to the address I had once and nobody was home. Heather Snow then made a second trip to the address and spoke with a young man at the address who knew the subject and called him to meet with Heather. Heather Snow waited for the subject to show up, got all of the information from him that she could  get, and then put him in touch with me. Heather Snow worked diligently, professionally, and she produced an effective result for me, at a most reasonable fee. Below are Heather Snow’s contact details:

Southwest Investigating Agency

305 E Walnut St, Ste 314, Springfield, MO 65806

(417) 866-1756

I would highly recommend Heather Snow to anyone that needs a Private Investigator in Springfield, MO.; she is a worker! As it happens, Heather Snow’s father was a Private Investigator for thirty seven years and Heather grew up in the Private Investigator business; one could say that Heather was “groomed” to be a Private Investigator. I was completely satisfied with the service that Heather provided, Heather produced quick, effective, and accurate results, and she knew exactly how to handle this case. Heather Snow is your Private Investigator connection in the Springfield, Ozark, and Lake of The Ozarks area. I would not hire any other Private Investigator in that area other than Heather Snow.

There is a lesson here too. As one can see by reading the title of this post, the information that we have at our fingertips in this information age makes cases like this a little less difficult to work; but it is not a “case solver”, it is only a tool. There are many Private Investigators out there that believe that database information is the be all and end all to working a case; and they would be wrong. More often than not no matter how much information you get from the Internet and the various databases you may have access to you will have to confirm that information and often enough you will have to “put boots on the ground” and do some field work to complete your case. So, remember that Database are just a tool, you still have to investigate your case!

 
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