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Forensic Investigation

Generally speaking, the term forensic refers to the application of science as it pertains to the collection of evidence for presentation in the court of law. Forensics can be applied to several areas of investigations including photography, the collection of trace evidence, fingerprints, footwear impressions, as well as blood and other bodily fluids. Of crucial [...]

November 13th, 2017|Blog, private investigation|0 Comments

Cogs in The Wheel: Part 2: Private Investigators and Attorneys

The professional standards to which private investigator services are held are generally defined by State law, if applicable, though not every State regulates private investigators. Check out the requirements per state here. Nonetheless, the general standard for private investigators regarding arrests, searches, domestic surveillance, GPS tracking, etc., is essentially equivalent to that of a private [...]

October 30th, 2017|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

Cogs in The Wheel: Part 1: Private Investigators and Law Enforcement

A common misconception (often perpetuated through media and entertainment) is that there is a fundamental animosity shared between law enforcement and private investigators (PI’s.) There may be some truth in that amongst the countless law enforcement agencies and PI firms across the nation, but, each entity realizes that they serve a distinct purpose and can [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Private Investigator Fees: What is the Cost to Employ a Private Investigator Service?

Understandably, a common question posed to many private investigative agencies is, “What’s a private detective going to cost me?” Well, every investigation is different and, depending upon the tasks and materials needed to accomplish the goal, the cost fluctuates. As with any service-based business, private investigative pricing is set up to cover incurred expenses, such [...]

September 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Private Eye Security Services

Security is everything. It’s peace of mind for the employer dismissing an employee; for the mother applying for custody of her children amidst divorce proceedings; for the business owner transporting cash to the bank; for the participants in an organized event; for the family sleeping soundly in their home. It’s simply peace of mind. Each [...]

September 4th, 2017|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Missing Persons in Pennsylvania

Missing person cases in Pennsylvania are a part of a much larger national picture. Every day in the US, adults, adolescents and children are reported missing. To place all of this into perspective, some national and local statistics are necessary: In 1975, the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) started a Missing Person File. Since then, [...]

August 17th, 2017|Blog, Missing Persons|0 Comments

How Private Investigations Can Help with Locating a Missing Person

Missing persons cases offer unique challenges. Typically, the victim of a crime is the person who calls the police and reports the incident. For example, if you were robbed at gunpoint, you would most likely call the police and report the crime. And as with most incidents, it’s necessary for the police to interview the [...]

July 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Forletta Provides “Fresh Set of Eyes” through Cold Case Review and Investigative Services

Why some investigations run cold, and how a “fresh set of eyes” by a Private Investigative Service can be so beneficial in helping resolve a case.  Sometimes criminal or civil cases can be simple and straightforward. Other times they’re not. Evidence is often complex, difficult to decipher, and can have varying degrees of usefulness or [...]

July 20th, 2017|Blog, private investigation, Services|0 Comments

How Forletta Can Help you with Missing Persons

A private investigator is usually called upon to uncover the truth, facts and circumstances that convert mere suspicion into solid evidence, wherever that may lead. FORLETTA is Cleveland and Pittsburgh’s private investigation service with an extensive knowledge base, resources and experiences to provide the best evidence in any of the following private investigator services. In [...]

June 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Private Investigation and Sports

As your go-to Pittsburgh private investigator service, we at Forletta can help you with any number of problems you may be dealing with. We help in areas of education, intellectual property, health care, child custody, law, business and much, much more. Additionally, Forletta has expertise in the areas of forensics, due diligence, handwriting analysis, polygraphs, [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Blog, Services|0 Comments

Three Qualities of Highly Effective Private Investigators

We at Forletta want to share with you what we think makes a good private investigator. There is no question that particular traits are needed to be successful in this field, but, the question you may be asking is what traits are important? When looking for a private investigator to help you with your case, [...]

May 11th, 2017|Blog, private investigation|0 Comments

How We Can Help with Law Cases

When it comes to lawyers, trials and litigation—I don’t think anyone outside of the field truly knows all that is involved when it comes to all of the information they must find to be successful with their case. It takes countless hours of research and information collecting, to say the least. The work necessary is [...]

April 27th, 2017|private investigation|0 Comments

The Importance of Prevention

Private investigation is not just about what goes on in the background, or what you have seen in detective shows and movies—it’s not all just taking photographs and finding clues. Our mission is helping people, and a lot of that includes a commitment to education and prevention. This is why I, Larry Forletta, founder of [...]

April 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What is Due Diligence?

We at Forletta realize that while we are (of course) extremely familiar with what we do, but that many people do not necessarily understand all that is involved when it come to private investigation, and how we can help you. Obviously, we can’t explain it all in one blog, but, we can slowly chip away [...]

March 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is one of 28 states in the U.S. that have legalized medical marijuana. There are many reasons why more than half the states in the country have moved in the direction of medical marijuana legalization since 1996—medical marijuana helps adults and children alike with multiple major health issues and side effects. There is talk [...]

March 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments