Phone Lookup

About Hawk Toolbox

We here at Hawk Analytics are passionate about supporting the people and mission of Law Enforcement. As such, we have created the Hawk Toolbox – 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)
  • News & Events Related to chasing phones (See the latest news below)
  • Investigative Resources
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Training Materials
  • and much more…

News & Events

Bill targets how police use info showing where you’ve been and what internet searches you make

Posted by Tom Bruce
Thurs. Feb. 25, 2021 | By Art Raymond – Deseret News | SALT LAKE CITY — A new tool in wide use by law enforcement agencies across the country can draw a circle on any map and seek out, through chilling data search techniques, who was in or near that area at any specific time. That’s all ...
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Treasury Oversight Says IRS Should Consider Getting Warrants Before Buying Location Data From Data Brokers

Posted by Tom Bruce
Wed. Feb. 24, 2021 | By Tim Cushing – | Last October, Senators Ron Wyden and Elizabeth Warren asked the IRS’s oversight to take a look at the agency’s use of third-party data brokers to obtain cell site location info harvested from phone apps. This new collection of location data appeared to bypass the Supreme Court’s Carpenter decision, which ...
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Gmail [Google] reveals the massive amount of data it has on you

Posted by Tom Bruce
Wed. Feb. 24, 2021 | By Charlie Fripp – | Apple recently changed its policy and now forces app developers to tell you what data the app will collect with “privacy labels” before downloading it. Developers must also reveal what this information is being used for. And in most cases, it’s for third-party advertising. Tap or click ...
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Watchdog questions legality of using cellphone data without warrants

Posted by Tom Bruce
Mon. Feb. 22, 2021 |By Chris Mills Rodrigo – The Hill | Law enforcement agencies may be on shaky legal ground when purchasing cell phone location data without a warrant, according to a new Treasury Department watchdog report. The agency’s inspector general said in the report reviewing the Internal Revenue Service’s use of a commercial platform, Venntel, ...
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Ninth Circuit Considers Privacy Settlement Over Google Street View

Posted by Tom Bruce
Thurs. Feb. 11, 2021 |By Maria Dinzo – Courthouse News| The Ninth Circuit will likely uphold an award of $13 million against Google over data collected by Street View cars, while a federal judge ruled Thursday that cellphone users can pursue privacy claims related to location tracking through mobile apps. SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — A Ninth Circuit ...
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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 county.  We are happy to be serving as the gatekeeper of the Guide on Colin’s behalf.