Phone Lookup

About Hawk Toolbox

Hawk Toolbox is a FREE resource for anyone who works with cell phones, Call Detail Records (CDRs) and geo-location data.  We are continuously updating this website with the tools and information you need for chasing phones.

This includes:

  • A FREE Phone Lookup Tool(Find the service provider & possible subscriber for any phone number, print customized preservation letters and search warrants.)
  • Carrier Compliance Center Information(Find relevant documentation about carriers and their record formats)
  • Additional Legal Templates (Find other pertinent legal templates related to chasing phones)
  • Law Enforcement Technology Investigations Resource Guide (LETIRG)
  • News & Events Related to chasing phones (See the latest news below)
  • Investigative Resources
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Training Materials
  • and much more…

News & Events

Men imprisoned for murder say police illegally used Google to find their location data

Posted by Nicole Poser
January 27th, 2023  | NBC News | By Jon Schuppe Two men imprisoned for killing a California gas station manager are trying to get their cases overturned by arguing that Los Angeles County investigators broke the law when they had Google scour location data for millions of devices in search of potential suspects. The appeal is part ...
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Gen Z has a new ‘vintage’ technology to obsess over

Posted by Nicole Poser
January 18th, 2023  | CNN Business | By Ramishah Maruf Today, these smaller, lightweight devices – some available for as little as $20 at big box retailers like Walmart and Amazon – are showing up in TikTok videos of young people unboxing them, bedazzling their cases just as earlier generations did, and filming tutorials on achieving ...
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T-Mobile and Delta Air Lines Join Forces to Deliver Free In-flight Wi-Fi

Posted by Nicole Poser
January 17th, 2023  | Business Wire | T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Delta Air Lines announced SkyMiles Members flying Delta, regardless of their wireless provider, can get fast, free Wi-Fi all flight long. Both T-Mobile and Delta share the importance of staying connected wherever life leads — even at 30,000 feet. This partnership fuels the vision for ...
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Texas Supreme Court Rejects Overbroad Discovery of Cell Phone Data

Posted by Nicole Poser
Jan 13,2023 | By Gareth Evans| LegalTech News Discovery overbreadth and the resulting excessive litigation costs are particularly common in multidistrict and other complex litigation. The Texas Supreme Court addressed this problem with respect to cell phone data in In re Kuraray America, Inc., — S.W.3d —, 2022 WL 17542911 (Tex. Dec. 9, 2022). The court held ...
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Chasing the Connected Vehicle – The $50,000 Cell Phone You’re Ignoring

Posted by Samantha Roussel
Fall 2022.Issue 3 | By Kipp Loving | Michigan Police Chiefs | Does your crime involve a motor vehicle? Rarely does an investigative tool come along that directly affects such a wide range of your everyday investigations In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, I recall reaching out to my department drug cops and sharing with them ...
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For 15 years and counting, Colin Fagan, a retired dedicated law enforcement detective sergeant and digital evidence examiner created and continues to maintain the Law Enforcement Technology Investigations Resource Guide (LETIRG) with information on the latest technology and legal templates to help law enforcement across the country.  We are happy to be serving as the gatekeeper of the Guide on Colin’s behalf.