Have you ever seen movies or television serials wherein detectives are show investigating complex mysteries Sherlock Holmes is the name that might flicker in your mind. There are some other names as well if you are in India, the most famous tv serials Karam Chand, and another one if Vyomkesh Bakshi. Well these were the imaginary stories which might not have any resembles to the situation in real life. But do you know that detectives do exist in real world as well. Moreover the profession of the detectives is very thriving one and is ever growing with the growing commercialization globally. Yes! There are many private detective firms, detective agencies, detective companies in India and some of them are really famous ones.
If you have been wondering why the hell one would ever need to hire a detective, when there are so many government agencies are there to look after the cases such as Police, CID, and others. If this is really your question, then you will be surprised to know that many of these government agencies too hire services of private detectives in many cases which they feel helpless in. Private detective agencies thrive on both their skills, and their equipments. It is true that they use many different types of tools and small equipments to do their job efficiently but it doesnt suspend the value of their personal skills to use them and tackle any matter with extreme security and secrecy concerns.
Now I would answer your question who and why anyone ever need to hire a private detective these days. There are many situations in life, and many cases in personal or professional life of individuals that they need to get investigated and find the truth out. In some cases many organizations, companies also find themselves in need of a private detective to investigate some official matters. Lets first understand what are the personal matters that a detective can help you in.
Sometimes someones wife or husband gets sufficient reasons to doubt his/her partner of adultery but is not sure of it and wish someone could help him/her find out the truth. If s/he decides to hire someone unprofessional or family person for the job, chances are it will spoil the matter further. The situation demands for a skilled person who the other party is unaware of and who knows the job very well, understands its complexity and above all maintains the secrecy to his last breathe. s/he would call at private detective agency for the job who will handle the case in absolute professional manner, will collect all the proofs for the client and then close the matter without even narrating it to anybody else. Similarly there are situations when big or reputed families wants to investigate the credibility of any new member whom they have plans to induct in family by way of marriage.
Similarly there are some businesses issues such as theft, burglary, cheating etc when companies hire private detective company to solve the cases. Some organizations even hire detectives to verify the profiles of applicants for senior level positions. So you see private detectives are very useful in some situations when no one else is there to help you out.