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Background Check Websites

Posted on 9 June, 2018 at 11:36 Comments comments (524)

It’s 4pm on a Friday afternoon and as you begin thinking about the upcoming weekend plans you have begun mentally checking out early when you are brought back to reality by your ringing cell phone.  It’s a potential client that is looking for a background check.
Doesn’t seem too complicated, right?  Except that the client would like a “nationwide” background check.  The client saw an advertisement for one of those online, and the cost was only $49.  Yeah.  This can be done. 
Try to explain what an actual nationwide background check would actually consist of: 50 statewide criminal history searches (by the way, some states don’t make these available online).  You mean there is no national database that we can just plug a name into and the details are returned in mere seconds?  If only it were so simple.
Read the fine print on these websites (and have the client read them too!)  Most of them conduct a search of the online Department of Corrections websites for an offender’s name.  Obviously, this is in no way a true nationwide criminal history search.  Offenders who don’t get placed into the state’s system (maybe they don’t serve jail time or get sentenced to probation) will not be found.  Some states (Michigan for example) their disclaimer indicates that they purge the information from the database after three years.  So a conviction 5 or 10 years ago may not come up in a search.  Again, not a true nationwide search.
The true cost of an actual nationwide search would run pretty high (consider 50 states and let’s just say that the average cost is $10 each.  That small fee brings the total to $500 before any mark up.  On the other hand, consider the amount of time it would take to run an individual name in all 50 states and then put the information into a report.  Again, this would prove to be extremely costly.  This type of search is available to the general public and can certainly put a professional investigator in a quandary.  What do you do if you take this phone call?

New year, time to order a new case

Posted on 4 January, 2017 at 22:09 Comments comments (13)
It's a new year, time to contact Titan to get the information you need. 

Put our team of veteran investigators to work for you.  Our hardworking professionals will stop at nothing to get you the information needed to mitigate your costs.

Call today to order and speak with a professional investigator!


Why you should choose Titan

Posted on 6 April, 2013 at 13:53 Comments comments (12)
Titan Security Solutions was founded in order to provide clients with the best customer service in the industry.  The senior management team has worked for several other firms and over the years have seen clients charged for services never provided, given hastily and poorly written reports along with "Big Foot" video to be played in court. (Good luck proving that is the claimant in court.)

One way Titan sets itself apart from the rest is by hiring only professional investigators.  Other companies will claim an ongoing training program and even market this as a selling point to customers.  But the truth is, these companies tend to hire anyone off the street with a video camera.  The training period typically consists of having this new "investigator" ride along with an experienced guy for two or three days.  Then, miraculously, they have the experience to handle their own cases.

Titan understands that hiring someone to try to mitigate your risk is a risk in and of itself.  To be recruited by Titan, an investigator must have experience in the field and demonstrate the highest ethical beliefs in the industry,  Our goal is to make you look good by providing you the information you need, ethically and legally.

Titan investigators use a team approach to solving problem cases, provide you with a professional report and can testify without doubt to our findings.

Call us to have your case handled by the best in the industry.


To be a P.I.

Posted on 9 February, 2013 at 13:06 Comments comments (40)
If you watch television and movies about our line of work, then you must think I live like a rock star.  Red Ferrari in the driveway, walking around in my Detroit Tigers hat, beautiful women constantly throwing themselves at me.......That's the life, right?

Well, not quite.  With the exception of occasionally wearing a Tiger hat, I can tell you that I don't have a Ferrari or live the life of luxury.  But I certainly love what I do and wouldn't change jobs with most people.  

In this line of work every single day brings new and exciting challenges, it's just never the same.  I enjoy being in the field and searching for the next piece of the puzzle to complete my cases.  You never know where you will find you next lead and you really don't know where that clue will take you.

So although I don't drive a supercar or carry a spyglass around with me everywhere I go, my laptop and SUV will just have to do!