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

New Mobile Phone Service Shows We Can Have Both Privacy and Nice Things

Posted by Samantha Roussel
February 15, 2023 | By Daniel Kahn Gillmor & Jay Stanley | | Despite the desires of companies to monetize our data, we must insist that privacy be built into the technologies we depend on. The recent launch of a new mobile phone service introduced significant new privacy protections into the mobile phone system. This exciting ...
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Court: Riley’s ‘Get A Warrant’ Cell Phone Search Requirement Means Get A *Good* Warrant

Posted by Samantha Roussel
March 13, 2023 | By Tim Cushing | TechDirt | In 2015, the Supreme Court finally addressed reality: people were carrying around computers in their pockets capable of accessing, storing, and maintaining far more information than could be expected to be found in their physical houses. The government sought to compare cell phones to pocket contents or ...
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Snapdragon Satellite Allows You To Message From Around The World

Posted by Samantha Roussel
January 18, 2023 | By Kevin Krewell | Forbes | There’s been an increasing interest in satellite communications with standard smartphones, largely to cover exceptional situations and emergencies where there is insufficient or no cellular service. Recently, Apple offered an emergency “SOS” text service for iPhone 14, SpaceX and T-Mobile announced plans to add satellite connectivity ...
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T‑Mobile Advances 5G Standalone to Deliver Faster Speeds and Enhanced Performance

Posted by Samantha Roussel
March 1, 2023 | T-Mobile | The Un‑carrier achieved the world’s first four‑carrier aggregation data call on a commercial device, combining four channels of mid‑band spectrum to hit peak speeds topping 3.3 Gbps T‑Mobile expanded voice over 5G (VoNR) to four additional cities and plans to cover 100 million people with VoNR in the coming months — What’s the ...
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Verizon provides drone support in a crisis

Posted by Nicole Poser
March 3rd, 2023  | Air Traffic Management| Hurricane Ian is a recent example of how Verizon put drones into action in the face of a crisis. The support began with the need to provide situational awareness for the first responders. The drones which provide this support are equipped with video, speakers to interact with injured individuals, ...
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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.