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

Verizon delaying shutdown of its 3G wireless network

Posted by Samantha Roussel
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 | By Clare Duffy – CNN Business | New York (CNN Business) – Consumers using a phone that still runs on the Verizon 3G network have a bit more time to continue using the network. The company’s 3G network is still up and running — after Verizon previously said the old network would ...
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Signal downloads skyrocketed 4,200%

Posted by Tom Bruce
Wed. Jan. 13, 2021 |By Isobel Asher Hamilton and Grace Dean – Business Insider | Signal downloads skyrocketed 4,200% after WhatsApp announced it would force users to share personal data with Facebook. It’s top of both Google and Apple’s app stores. WhatsApp’s rivals got a massive boost after the messaging app announced last week that it would ...
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ACLU, EFF, and Tarver Law Offices Urge Supreme Court to Protect Against Forced Disclosure of Phone Passwords to Law Enforcement

Posted by Samantha Roussel
Does the Fifth Amendment Protect You from Revealing Your Passwords to Police? The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with New Jersey-based Tarver Law Offices, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination extends to the digital age by prohibiting law enforcement from forcing ...
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Verizon CEO makes the case that 5G is more than just faster phones

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By Roger Cheng | Jan. 11, 2021 | From drones to 3D renderings of museum exhibits, Hans Vestberg rattles off a list of ways 5G will change your life. The advent of 5G was supposed to change, well, everything. But aside from tons of commercials and smartphones with a faster wireless connection — and, at times, not ...
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T-Mobile is shutting down service to these phones, but will offer free replacements

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By: Ryne Hager  |  Jan 8, 2021  | Based on internal documents from T-Mobile given to Android Police, some older devices, including the OnePlus One, Xperia Z3 series, and Nexus 9, will be unable to connect to the company’s network beginning on January 29th. 19 devices, including phones, tablets, and even cameras, are named by the ...
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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.