Women in Private Investigations Part IV: The Pros and Cons of Womanly Charm

What are the most commonly used techniques for delivering investigative services, and what are the pros and cons of using a female private instigator? Remember that the Private Investigator does not have police powers and has to rely solely on wits, diligence, and sustainable, legal means to gather information. Otherwise, the PI will not be […]

Women in Private Investigation Work: Part III

Challenges of a Woman Private Investigator The field of private investigation has traditionally been known to be a “man’s world”. The focus is most certainly on  men. Think about it honestly. If we were to ask what image comes to mind when you hear the word ‘detective’ or ‘investigator’, you would probably say that you […]

Women in Private Investigation Work: Part II

Women Private Eyes: Fiction and Reality Though men have been the archetypal private investigators, fictional woman private investigators have existed way before even Sherlock Holmes was introduced in 1887. An author of British origin, Andrew Forrester Jr. introduced Mrs Gladden, the first female detective character in 1864. If one reads Mrs Gladden’s adventures and approach […]