|By Tenley Woodman, Boston Herald|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"I love it," Wolfe, 55, told the Herald about his job. "I'm helping out the insurance companies, helping people with infidelity issues. It was a niche. I ended up getting lucky in the beginning, then I discovered I was pretty good at it."
Wolfe found his calling while studying criminal justice at
After a stint playing minor league baseball in
"I took the exam for the LAPD, I just wasn't ready for it," Wolfe said. "There are so many rules and regulations. I've done that my whole life. You get more flexibility and freedom once you become a private investigator."
"Cry Wolfe" follows Wolfe and his assistant,
Wolfe has been in the field for more than 25 years and handles 80 to 90 cases a year for private individuals and insurance companies. While the work isn't always glamorous, it's never boring.
"They've tried to stab me in the neck. I've been dragged out of my vehicle," he said.
Wolfe said technology has helped make his job a bit easier.
"Don't provide everybody with so much information," he said of social media sites. "Why do you need to tell people about your daily life? It should be more private. I catch a lot of people with open Facebook pages."
His warning? "You can't get away with anything. You can't hide. Eventually, it's going to come back to you. If you are a good person, you don't have to worry about anything in life."
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