Resources

Browse our Resources Centre for helpful content to assist you with your investigations.

Handouts

The Ultimate Guide to Carrier Files

Whether you’re new to call detail records or just need a refresh, we’ve put together everything you need to know to be confident the next time a case involves call data records — from warrants, explanation documents, subscriber information, and more.

Data Requirements Quick Reference Checklist

Don’t have time to memorize the data requirements for cell site analysis? We get it. You’ve got better things to do. We’ve put together an easy to use checklist, including all the information you need on your suspects and targets for cell site analysis.

Legal Process Quick Reference Checklist

Working with legal requests is all about detail. One small mistake and your whole investigation can encounter a setback. We’ve created a one page, quick reference checklist to make sure you’re always including all the information you need for CDR & Subscriber data.

Understanding Coordinate Systems & GIS: The Basics ​

Wrapping your head around coordinate systems & GIS can be tough, but getting it right is essential to any investigation. You work hard on your cases, don’t let coordinates & GIS be the reason they take longer to solve. To make sure that doesn’t happen, we’ve put together a digital handbook that covers the basics, from the compass rose to geocoding.

Webinar Recordings

Case Study: Using Google and Snapchat data when CDR's just aren't enough

What happens when your suspect and victim live too close together that call detail records are not definitive? After a woman claimed she was sexually assaulted by a friend, investigators turned to the suspect’s Google Locations data and Snapchat data which revealed a wealth of information about his whereabouts that night.

Obtaining & Using Google Location Data for Digital Forensic Analysis

Google location data is an extremely useful source of information. Learning what Google data to request, how to request it, and how to use it, is key in your analysis and investigative work. This webinar also covers how to request a Google geofence warrant, what to consider when selecting a location, periods of time, and how that can affect your results.

Best Practices Working with Carrier CDR Data

Heather Sarge, Lead Intelligence Analyst from Northern California Regional Intelligence Center, shares her 3-stage methodology and best practices when working with carrier call detail records. She goes step-by-step through each stage and highlights key actions you should take in order to work with CDR data more effectively.

Public Speaking & Effective Communication for Law Enforcement Analysts

Public speaking is a skill that all analysts must learn to master. Whether speaking in front of a large group or one-on-one with your chief or executive staff, analysts are responsible for delivering key information and must feel confident in doing so! Becoming an effective public speaker can elevate the success of both your agency and your career.

What Skills Do I Really Need to Know as a Law Enforcement Analyst?

Many law enforcement analysts find themselves trying to fill skill gaps by randomly taking ‘this’ and ‘that’ training, never feeling like they have enough knowledge to be the best at their analytical job. Dawn Reeby, CEO at Excellence in Analytics, shares the key skills that are needed for efficiency, proficiency, and success in law enforcement analysis.