Skip Tracing - A Bounty Hunter's Biggest Job

A day in the life of a Bounty Hunter consists of whole lot of “skip tracing”, a tactic used to trace a fugitive who skipped on a bail bond and is working hard to avoid you, the Bounty Hunter.  What does skip tracing entail?  It can be used in all types of scenarios and especially when a debt is involved.  In our case we are talking about a fugitive who has debt with a bail bondsman.  A Bounty Hunter uses skip tracing to collect and analyze as much relevant information as possible to track the target.  Finding the target is the goal of the fugitive recovery business.

Bounty Hunting can be competitive.  If one Bounty Hunter is a better skip tracer than another he will find the fugitive first and collect the reward.  We at Become-a-Bounty-Hunter feel it is our duty to show you the most practical ways of being an efficient skip tracer so you will find your fugitive first.  A successful skip trace looks something like this:

  • Think like the fugitive and trace their steps
  • Think like a Criminal Investigator and always be one step ahead
  • Use Law Enforcement tactics to properly apprehend your subject
  • Collect your money from the bondsman
  • Move on to your next assignment

 

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Virginia College
Online Programs:   MS - Criminal Justice , BS - Criminal Justice


Keiser University
Online Programs:   Criminal Justice, BA , Criminal Justice, AA , Legal Studies, BA (Online)


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice , Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice: Human Services , Master of Science in Criminal Justice , more...


University of Cincinnati Online
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Criminal Justice


Keiser University Graduate School
Online Programs:   Criminal Justice, MA (Online)


Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Justice Studies , M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies , M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement


California University of Pennsylvania
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Legal Studies: Criminal Justice , Master of Science in Legal Studies: Law and Public Policy , Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence: Legal Studies , more...


Walden University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Human Services - Criminal Justice  , Ph.D. in Social Work - Criminal Justice , B.S. in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals , more...


Liberty University
Online Programs:   BS in Criminal Justice , AA in Criminal Justice , Masters in Criminal Justice: Command College , more...


Boston University - Online
Online Programs:   Master of Criminal Justice

 

 

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