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  Being in the field of fugitive recovery and along with missing people and stolen child investigations and recovery. I find that having instant abil;ity to get on my personal lap computer and search records be it veh registrations or criminal records, it would save time lost that leads to lossing people even to their death because of time being wasted to call police to run something that many departments will not do.
WHERE CAN ONE BUY THE APPLICATION FOR THIS TO BE PUT ON THEIR COMPUTER INSTEAD OF CALLING SOMEONE ELSE OR PAYING NET-DETECTIVE LIKE SCOURSES!????

Lt Mike Slone
Monday, January 12, 2004

Homer: Ooh! It's that new show about the policeman who solves crimes in his spare time.
Bart: Crank it, Homer!
Chief: You busted up that crack house pretty bad, McGonigle. Did you really have to break so much furniture?
McGonigle: You tell me, Chief. You had a pretty good view from behind your desk.
Homer: Ah, McGonigle: eases the pain.
Chief: You're off the case, McGonigle!
McGonigle: You're off *your* case, Chief!
Chief: What does that mean exactly?
Homer: [yelling] It means he gets results, you stupid chief!
Lisa: Dad, siddown.
Homer: Oh, I'm sorry.

Matthew Lock
Monday, January 12, 2004

Mike Slone, you need to spend 8 years studying Cognitive Computer Science, 6 years at the NSA, and finally 12 years at an external contractor for the CIA for to properly answer that question... but then the answer would be sorta classified.

Li-fan Chen
Monday, January 12, 2004

Uni: You need to learn how to use some AI to figure out how to find where a person has gone by searching through thousands upon thousands of terabytes and build a single  logical history.

NSA: You need access to databases that probably aren't readily accessible by the government. You probably don't have access to such a database engine, NSA probably has one.

CIA: Basically the problem is that people aren't always on the net, or in any particular database in their locale, so you need the CIA to give you the experience to take all sorts of databases to maximize exposure of a person's professional or personal history.

Li-fan Chen
Monday, January 12, 2004

Duh!

Wouldn't the legitimate agency you are working for be able to set up some sort of colaboration with the police and other parties to be able to access police resources under the proper non-disclosure agreements?  This should be a question to your boss, and not to this forum.

If you are not working with any government agency you have no business having peoples criminal records on your laptop, now do you?

At least in my country, criminal records are classified, however you can be asked to present your criminal record for different positions of employment and so forth. However you and only you can get a copy of your criminal record from the police department that you then hand over to your employer.

Even the police can be prosecuted for accessing the criminal records of people if they are not working with the relevant investigation.

Patrik
Monday, January 12, 2004

Children get "stolen" where you are do they?

Can you claim for them on the insurance?

Stephen Jones
Monday, January 12, 2004

Stephen,

>Children get "stolen" where you are do they?

Yes they do at times. I would say its pretty uncommon that children gets stolen for the purpose of adoptions though. However I know of cases where one parent have abducted children and brought them out of the country.

If someone steals a child for the purpose of adoptions its a clear kidnapping case. I think parental abduction also falls under kidnapping. As such they should be handled by the police.

>Can you claim for them on the insurance?

My point, in case you missed it was that the information should be kept safe by the proper authorities (police, customs and social authorities to name a few) and not be sitting on someones laptop for anyone to steal.

In my oppinion the proper way of handling this would be to speed up the process of requesting the information from the owners. No software will solve this information problem.

Patrik
Monday, January 12, 2004

My message was to "Lt. Slone". You normally talk about abducting or kidnapping people - stealing is reserved for things or ideas.

I don;t know who this guy is but he is obviously neither a law enforecement officer nor from an Englis speaking country.

Stephen Jones
Monday, January 12, 2004

Stephen,

Sorry, my misstake. I did not realize your comment was not intended for me. My bad :-)

Patrik
Monday, January 12, 2004

"You normally talk about abducting or kidnapping people - stealing is reserved for things or ideas"

Yes, but if you read his post it says "stolen children investigations". His job appears to be recovering the missing investigations. I hate it when someone steals one of my investigations...

Lt. Moonbean
Monday, January 12, 2004

And that's the end of that chapter.

Lt. Homer
Monday, January 12, 2004

Actually isn't the first post really about missing granmar rather than missing children?

Stephen Jones
Monday, January 12, 2004

Regardless of whether the OP is a native speaker, stealing children is a valid linguistic idiom:

"If you don't keep an eye on them, your children will be stolen by pixies."

"At the tender age of seven, the child was stolen from her parents by a roving band of gypsies."

Dennis Atkins
Monday, January 12, 2004

And here's a couple links fresh of the google attesting to that usage:

http://www.hrw.org/reports/2003/uganda0303/

http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au/AHR/archive/Issue-February-1998/bird.html

Dennis Atkins
Monday, January 12, 2004

"...post really about missing granmar"

Granmar? Grandma is missing, too!?

Oh the irony from our resident English teacher! :')

Mark Hoffman
Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Perhaps Granmar stole the children!

Why do so many of us not see our typos on this forum until they actually appear - if then!

Stephen Jones
Tuesday, January 13, 2004

"abducted by aliens" but "stolen by gypsies". Interesting.

Fair enough though Dennis. I still think the phrase smacks of senstationalism mind you.

Stephen Jones
Tuesday, January 13, 2004

The dingo stole my baby!

pdq
Tuesday, January 13, 2004

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