Review of LawMate # PV-PB20l  – Power Bank Wi-Fi HD DVR

Review of LawMate # PV-PB20l We have had a chance to review the Lawmate #PV-PB20l, the power bank style DVR with built in camera and Wifi. What we found different to the previous Lawmate units that also offer (P2P) Wifi, is that this unit not only [...]

The best and worst ways to spot a liar

When training investigators to interview witnesses or individuals who are suspected of being involved in misconduct, a crime or anything else they may not want to tell the investigator, we look at everything from different interview techniques, different styles of questioning, to reading body language. For those who know me and my views [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Interviewing, Investigations, Training|0 Comments

RIVICA Investigations & Covert Solutions moving into the New Year

It was a great end to 2016 for me, travelling back the UK and re igniting some old friendships and more importantly catching up with ex work colleagues at my home Police Force. I was fortunate enough to be invited for a tour around the new covert premises where all the Police covert and [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Business, Covert Solutions, Training|0 Comments

An excellent weeks surveillance training

Last week RIVICA Investigations & Covert Solutions ran our Surveillance Course through ISTA in Melbourne. It was a fantastic weeks training and  Melbourne even put on some great weather, so much so, one of students got a sun tan during the final major exercise!!!! Our students took part in both theory and practical training sessions, learning [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Covert Solutions, Training|3 Comments

‘If we always do what we’ve always done, then we will always get what we always got!”

INDUSTRY training Industry trainer Richard James makes the case that given the need for continuous improvement, education and training is an investment in the future pointing out that “if we always do what we’ve always done, then we will always get what we’ve always got!” There has been a considerable amount of negative press recently, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Business, Covert Solutions, Training|2 Comments

25 Tips for surveillance Operatives: On Tactics, Equipment and Reports

A Private Investigator’s Tricks of the Trade, from Surveillance Prep to Gear and Reports Surveillance is one of the oldest and most common practices in investigative services. But whether you’re gathering protective intelligence on a subject or investigating an insurance fraud case, real-time direct observation remains a useful tool to keep greased in your toolbox . Although [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Covert Solutions, Training|0 Comments