Here, we hope to assemble the best detective resources found anywhere on the web. We’ll break them into categories so it’s easy to find what you’re looking for (not that you aren’t a natural detective).
General Detective Links
- Bureau of Labor Statistics on Police and Detectives
- Become a Detective in Canada from eHow
- Homicide Detective “Ask Me Anything” – From a city that sees 200+ murders a year.
- Another Homicide Detective “Ask Me Anything” – From a major U.S. city.
- Q & A with a Cop / Detective – Also from the popular site Reddit.
- PayScale.com – More Detective salary info.
- Daily Witness – Strategy game.
- Detective Games – Quite a few different games including a Nancy Drew and Sherlock Holmes game.
- Detective / Shooter Games
- L.A. Noire – Excellent detective thriller game for Xbox and PS3.
- Sleuth Mystery Games – Two free “sleuth” games for play online.
Private Investigator Links
- PI Magazine – The Professional Investigator Magazine.
- Online PI Training Course – Commercial Program For Becoming a Private Eye.
- eInvestigator Private Investigator Directory – State listings for private eyes and other related articles and links.
- Online Course for Becoming a Private Eye – Commercial course for P.I. training with chapters and videos.
- Detectives.com – Directory of private detectives nation wide you can search for by state. Also has a shop.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics on Private Investigators
- Lead Detective From TV Show Cheaters Q & A – Community interview.
- PINow.com – Search a directory of U.S. private investigators.
Buy Detective Gear / Spy Gear
- Spy Equipment Directory
- Spy Store Canada – Detective Canucks can get their equipment here with reasonable shipping.
- Gadget In the Box – Fun Spy store with lots of novelty spy cameras such as pens and sunglasses.
- DynaSpy – Great site with all sorts of spy equipment.
- SpyCameras.com – Name says it all.
Crime Scene Investigator / Forensic Detectives:
- Crime-Scene-Investigator.net – Great resource for everything CSI complete with articles, forum, videos, training information, and more.
- Real life CSI “Ask Me Anything”
- Dad / Crime Scene Investigator Does “Ask Me Anything”
- Another “Ask Me Anything” CSI – From guy who works in a city of 2 million.
- Become a Forensic Scientist in Canada
- Computer Forensic Scientist “Ask Me Anything”
- Forensic Psychologist “Ask Me Anything”
- Forensic Chemistry Scientist “Ask Me Anything”