Daily Archives: April 6, 2009

Are You Gonna Be A Dick? Primer For The PI Wannabe

Are You Gonna Be A Dick? Primer For The PI Wannabe

Private investigators are known by many nicknames: Dick, flatfoot, gumshoe, private detective, private eye. If you’re going to be one, get used to the nicknames. Your friends will have a field day and you’ll be known among them as Magnum P.I. pretty soon. I get at least one call or email per week from someone wanting to get into the business, asking me for advice. I’m happy to give it to them. The more educated someone can get before they break into the business, the better they’re going to be and the better it will be for our industry. Unfortunately, lately and historically, P.I.’s have gotten quite a bad rap. […]