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

A Brief History of the World’s First Cell Phones

Posted by Nicole Poser
November 15, 2022 | By Katie Rees | MOU | If you’re reading this, you’ve probably got your own cell phone. Throughout the 21st century, our need for and reliance on phones has grown exponentially. You may have even said, “I can’t live without my phone!” a few times in the past. In a way, this truly ...
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The FCC launches detailed broadband coverage maps

Posted by Nicole Poser
November 21, 2022 | By Shawn Knight | TechSpot | The Federal Communications Commission has launched an interactive broadband map that provides a snapshot of broadband coverage across the US. Maps that highlight the availability of various services are nothing new (remember those early, spotty cell phone coverage maps?). The FCC has maintained broadband coverage maps for ...
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iPhone 14s now can send SOS via satellite. Use it carefully.

Posted by Nicole Poser
November 15, 2022 | By Heather Kelly & Chris Velazco | The Washington Post | By adding satellite SOS to its newest phones, Apple is taking what was a niche safety feature and offering it to millions of iPhone 14 owners. They can use it to reach emergency services in everything from natural disasters and wilderness ...
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Ericsson plans to turn Vonage into a 5G app powerhouse

Posted by Nicole Poser
November 14, 2022 | By Sue Marek | Fierce Wireless | When Ericsson revealed nearly a year ago that was acquiring New Jersey-based Vonage Holdings for about $6.2 billon, the company said it planned use Vonage’s developer ecosystem to help wireless operators better monetize their 5G investments by developing stronger 5G use cases. That’s still the ...
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This FirstNet tech might save your life soon

Posted by Samantha Roussel
November 3, 2022 | By Adam Z. Lein | PocketNow | If you’re not part of the first responder agencies in the U.S.A., you probably have never heard of FirstNet. We’re going change that now. If you’re not part of any of the emergency services or first responders agencies in the U.S.A., you probably have never heard ...
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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.