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How to Use Your Computer to Investigate PeopleAny opinions or information in this video is for strictly educational use only.How to Use Your Computer to Investigate People In this day and age you can never be too cautious when it comes to meeting someone new. This is especially important if you are hiring someone to watch your kids dating someone you have met online or are hiring someone for a sensitive job. While you can still hire a private investigator to find any dirt using a variety of tools online can actually provide a significant amount of information and insight. Just be sure to not put too much stock into what you read. Know what to expect. When you are searching public records you are only getting a small piece of the larger picture. You may find an arrest record but the details are almost never included. Oftentimes reports will contradict each other as they come from different sources with data gathered at different times. Always take everything you read with a large grain of salt and do your best to verify any information through other means. Understand what is made public. Common information obtained from public records can include simple things such as name address and phone numbers. In addition birth death marriage andamp. divorce records and criminal court sex offender registries can be searched in some areas. Licenses property information and a number of other records are kept by the government and certain organizations. Use a free public records search. There are a variety of sites online that will allow you to search public records for free and even more that will do so for a fee. Keep in mind that all public records arent necessarily free and getting the appropriate permit and authorization can take a significant amount of time. Likewise any records that a site returns may be outdated or incomplete. Here are a couple good places to startUse a paid search. A paid public records search may yield more results than a free search but keep in mind that all of the records it retrieves are available if you put the time in contacting the various agencies. If you do not have time to do this paying for a search may be a better use of your time and money.