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Silent Witnesses: Why do females make up most of those investigating crime using science?

The sydney Morning herald Silent Witnesses: Why do females make up most of those investigating crime using science? Marina Kamenev Some attribute it to the "CSI effect" – the portrayal of intelligent women sampling bodily fluids in stilettos – that attracts so many women to forensi...

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“APPLYING METRICS IN 21ST CENTURY HEALTHCARE SECURITY” Written by Anthony J. Luizzo and Bernard J. Scaglione

Anthony Luizzo recently had a new article published in the Journal of Healthcare Protection Management – a publication of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety entitled: “APPLYING METRICS IN 21ST CENTURY HEALTHCARE SECURITY” – it’s the third ...

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Celebrating heroism and service to New York City

Friends: On September 28, 2017, SPI will be celebrating its 61st Anniversary as New York's premier fraternal organization of professional investigators. This year's dinner theme celebrates heroism and service to our city and country. It has also been 16 years from the horrific events of 9/11, yet...

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Incoming Verification: Why PI's should offer this specialized service

SPI member Anthony Luizzo, CFE, CST, PI (Ret. NYPD) and Phil Luizzo of Vault Verify published an article in the April issue of PI Magazine on a service that PI firms don't offer very often: Handling incoming verification requests for current and previous employees. This function is almost always per...

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On the fly SD card reader

Long-time SPI member Paul Babakitis showed us a $55 gadget that he can't work without, the PhotoFast SD Card reader: "You plug it in your iphone and you can determine right away if the SD card from your camcorder or camera has good audio and video before wrapping up a surveillance, for instance. Mor...

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SPI featured in the New Yorker

Comedian Zachary Kanin mingled with SPI members at their monthly dinner in the wood-panelled back room of Forlini’s and wrote a humorous column about the experience in the Dec. 13, 2010 issue of the New Yorker. To read it, click here. To see the video, click here. Excerpt: Since SPI&rs...

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SPI in the New York Times

From the New York Times’ reportage on SPI published on March 24, 2008: “In addition to active and retired law enforcement agents, the society, which was established in 1956 and meets once a month, includes lawyers who work in an investigative capacity and several genealogists, who h...

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