LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS
Police departments are increasingly outfitting their officers and vehicles with cameras. This new technology can be a highly valuable tool but can also create complex evidentiary issues. The validation and authentication of the evidence often comes into question. ELIJAH can perform an expert evaluation of chain of custody and evidence authenticity issues, both on a departmental basis and in individual litigation matters.
ELIJAH has provided digital forensic services in other law enforcement matters, including assisting in internal investigations in which bringing in an objective outside expert can be critical. We understand the sensitivity and importance of law enforcement matters to both our clients and the general public, and routinely are engaged as an outside trusted resource.
Whether you are the accused or a victim pressing charges, it is import that you gather and identify all pertinent facts expeditiously. What happened, when and how are critical facts in criminal cases. One of the first steps in a criminal case is to properly preserve all digital evidence. ELIJAH’s team of forensic experts have experience with preserving data from smartphones and other mobile devices, email accounts, social media, cloud accounts and of course computers. Our team of forensic examiners have backgrounds in law enforcement, legal, accounting and computing. Our forensic examiners use these backgrounds to efficiently identify key electronically stored evidence to help uncover key facts.
Receiving a government subpoena requesting electronically stored information (ESI) can be highly unsettling. If you receive a subpoena, it does not mean you have done anything wrong. You may have received the subpoena because you are the potential target of an investigation or a third party who might possess relevant electronic records. The process of identifying, collecting and producing electronic records can be overwhelming. ELIJAH has extensive experience in assisting clients in meeting their data collection and production obligations. Working with ELIJAH’s forensic experts can reduce both risks and costs associated with incomplete or improper responses to government subpoenas.