6 Tips for Covert Surveillance Indoors

How to Follow the Subject Inside, Shoot Video, and Get Out Alive From Pursuit Magazine

Mr. Webster defines surveillance as a “close watch kept over someone or something.”  It’s also bread and butter for many private investigators. And as any working PI knows, there’s a lot more to surveillance than passively sitting and watching. Whether it’s stationary or moving surveillance, keeping eyes on the subject can present quite a challenge.

All surveillance is, of course, covert by nature. In this article, I’ll discuss covert surveillance indoors—in other words, following a subject inside a public establishment and videotaping her activities by use of a covert undercover camera. (For example, you might follow a subject suspected of workers’ comp fraud from his residence to Home Depot. When he enters the store, you grab your covert camera and follow him in with the intention of videotaping him exhibiting behavior outside the scope of his alleged injury.)

These 6 tips will help you with the nuances of collecting the video evidence you need without getting burned:


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Ralph Thomas is author of over 32 books on various aspects of conducting investigations, founder and director of The National Association Of Investigative Specialists,CEO of Thomas Investigative Publications, Inc, The Spy Exchange And Security Center and SpyTek Wholesale Imports. Thomas is a member of the Executive Security Council of Griffith Colson Intelligence Service, a private intelligence agency. Thomas's latest project is NAIStv on the Griffith Media TV Network. He has also developed A Native American Store in Georgetown Texas called Tribal Impressions. You can review his person home page off of: http://www.pimall.com/thomas

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