*PERISH is a division of the non-profit company, Haven of Kindred Spirits,
*PERISH strives to bring professionalism and confidentiality to each
*Information gathering involves the use of photography (digital, Polaroid,
and 35mm film), electronic voice phenomenon (EVP) recording (analog
& digital), and video recording (digital). Digital recordings will
be controlled by non-networked computer systems. We also use microwave
radiation detectors, electromagnetic field detectors (EMF). See our
equipment list HERE.
*Team members are responsible for manually logging any events/experiences
through their portion of the investigation. All information is stored
temporarily on portable hard drives while away from our office and stored
permanently on a dedicated hard drive at our corporate office. All information,
evidence, etc. becomes property of Haven/PERISH and we retain all rights
to said information, evidence, etc. Individual members do not retain
private rights and investigation locations retain use rights with Haven
*Pre-investigations and formal investigations are done scientifically.
This means we do not use such things as Ouija boards, spirit communication,
dowsing rods, etc. as part of the investigations. If such mediums do
come in to play, they are done separate and not part of the formal investigation.
FAQ FOR [POTENTIAL] INVESTIGATION
*If you are interested in having a location investigated, please use
our contact email. We will contact you as soon as possible with further
*Release and permission forms will be provided prior to any investigation
and must be filled out by location prior to any investigation.
*Haven/PERISH retains all rights to any information, images, evidence,
etc. obtained. Locations are entitled to use rights as outlined in release
and permission forms provided.
*Our investigations are scientific and professional and we strive for
the highest levels of ethics and confidentiality.
*Fees for investigations are not normally charged, but donations are
always greatly appreciated.
*Although we are located in Las Vegas, NV, we will gladly entertain
investigation requests from any location. Please be advised that the
ability to investigate a location outside of the Las Vegas area or adjacent
states will be dependant upon cost, time and location.
*If we come across recorded media evidence, we are always happy to
share our findings with the investigation location.
*General research on the history of the investigation
location is done prior and during the investigation, we likely will
not talk with employees
about our investigation findings or ask about past reported paranormal
experiences to avoid tainting the investigation.
*After an investigation, if staff is interested in cooperating,
we are always interested in recording historical events and stories
of past paranormal
activities. We'll log every event and detail of the investigation for
later study and compare our notes with staff reported events. This way
our mind is free of predetermination. Any information gathered from
staff requires permission to use their likeness, voice, and/or given
information or the request of remaining anonymous. We respect the location
and staff’s right to privacy.
FAQ FOR INTERESTED
[POTENTIAL] TEAM MEMBERS
*Information gathering involves the use of photography
(digital, Polaroid, and 35mm film), electronic voice phenomenon (EVP)
recording (analog & digital), and video recording (digital). Digital
recordings will be controlled by non-networked computer systems. We
also use microwave radiation detectors, electromagnetic field detectors
(EMF). See our equipment list HERE.
*Experience not necessary, although appreciated.
*New team members are required to fill out all necessary
paperwork prior to consideration which may include permission to do
a background check.
*New team members are considered on a necessity basis.
You may submit a request for application and application materials
at any time regardless if we are accepting new team members at the
time. Applications are kept on file for approximately one year.
*New accepted team members participate in investigations
at the discretion of the Lead Investigators. Duties are also at the
discretion of the Lead Investigators.
*Termination of team membership can occur at any time
at the discretion of Haven/PERISH and team members are required to
abide by all PERISH rules and guidelines at all times.
Digital Voice Recorders:
Olympus DVR VN-240
Olympus DVR XN-3100PC
Voice Recorder Analog:
COBRA Micro Talk
Pentax IQZoom 105G
Field Testers (EMF):
Extech IR Thermometer IR301
Digital Video Recorders:
Portable and stationary Sony Microphones
Dell Inspiron LapTop Computer
Audacity Audio Studio Software
Other equipment may be added or substituted dependent upon need.