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

Kansas Court Rejects Government’s ‘Reverse Warrant,’ Sets Ground Rules For Future Requests

Posted by Tom Bruce
Wed. June 23, 2021 | By Tim Cushing – Tech Dirt | We haven’t seen a lot of legal challenges to so-called “reverse warrants.” This is likely due to their relative novelty. It’s probably also due to the fact that no one “targeted” by these warrants knows about them until well after an investigation has been closed. Reverse ...
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How Big Tech Created a Data ‘Treasure Trove’ for Police

Posted by Tom Bruce
Tues. June 22, 2021 | By unk. – FOX | Associated Press | Data compiled by four of the biggest tech companies shows that law enforcement requests for user information have more than tripled in the U.S. since 2015. When U.S. law enforcement officials need to cast a wide net for information, they’re increasingly turning to the ...
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iPhone owners urged to DELETE Google Maps immediately after new update

Posted by Tom Bruce
Tues. June 22, 2021 | By Charolette Edwards – The U.S. Sun | APPLE users have been urged to consider deleting Google Maps after a report highlighted how much personal data the app collects. The Google Maps’ Privacy Label on the App Store reveals that it can collect things like your financial information, contacts, browsing history and ...
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Bipartisan bill offered to limit use of ‘stingray’ cell tower simulators by police

Posted by Tom Bruce
Fri. June 18, 2021 | By Andrew Blake – The Washington Times | Bipartisan legislation proposed in both houses of Congress would require local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to get a warrant to use so-called “stingray” devices that suck up cellphone data.  Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and California Rep. Ted Lieu, both Democrats, introduced the legislation Thursday ...
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Google Geofence Warrants Endanger Privacy – Judges Now See The Threat

Posted by Tom Bruce
Wed. June 15, 2021 | By Thomas Brewster – Forbes | In a rare decision to counter U.S. government investigator attempts to force tech giants to furnish them with data, a Kansas judge has denied a government request to use a controversial search warrant for what’s known as a Google geofence. Also known as a reverse location ...
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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.