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 and/or Call Detail Records (CDRs). We are continuously updating this website with the tools & information you need to analyze cell phone records. This includes:

  • A Phone Lookup Tool (Find the carrier for a phone number, print customized preservation letters and search warrants.)
  • Carrier Information (Find relevant documentation about carriers and their record formats)
  • CellHawk Product Documentation (For our Cellhawk customers)
  • News & Events Related to the Field of Cellular Analysis (See the latest news below)
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Training Materials
  • and much more
To request your free access, please click here.

News & Events

‘Perfect storm’: Defund the police, COVID-19 lead to biggest police budget cuts in decade

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By Kevin Johnson and Kristine Phillips, USA TODAY | July 31, 2020 | Facing the dual forces of the coronavirus pandemic and the national movement to “defund the police,” law enforcement agencies across the country are bracing for budget reductions not seen in more than a decade. Nearly half of 258 agencies surveyed this month are reporting ...
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EFF Files Amicus Brief Arguing Geofence Warrants Violate the Fourth Amendment

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By Jennifer Lynch | July 2, 2020 | Should the police be able to force Google to turn over identifying information on every phone within a certain geographic area—potentially hundreds or thousands of devices—just because a crime occurred there? We don’t think so. As we argued in an amicus brief filed recently in People v. Dawes, ...
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Sprint customers say goodbye to their 5G service

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By Corinne Reichert | July 2, 2020 | T-Mobile is shutting down the service to bolster its own offering. Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S20 is the only device unaffected. T-Mobile has switched off Sprint’s 5G network, three months after the carrier’s $26.5 billion merger with Sprint was completed on April 1. It’s redeploying the airwaves as part of ...
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Google just announced it will automatically delete your location history by default

Posted by Samantha Roussel
June 24, 2020 | By Jessica Bursztynsky | KEY POINTS Google will start automatically deleting users’ location history after 18 months. Web and app activity will also default to 18 months for new accounts.   Google announced Wednesday it will start to automatically delete users’ location history and web activity after 18 months. Previously, users had to turn this setting on ...
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The nationwide T-Mobile outage is over, calls should be working again

Posted by Samantha Roussel
By Jay Peters and Sean Hollister | Jun 16, 2020 | Verizon and AT&T calls to T-Mobile should work too T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T customers were mystified on Monday when their calls stopped going through, in what turned out to be a nationwide outage for T-Mobile’s network, specifically, that lasted most of the day. Around 1AM Tuesday, ...
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Industry Standard for Cell Site Analysis

Ever wonder if there is an industry standard for mapping call detail records?  Well there is, as recommended by the Scientific Working Group on Digital Forensics.

Click on the link below to download the Recommendations for Cell Site Analysis