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


Posted by Samantha Roussel
With their support, San Mateo County investigators were able to locate a 70-year-old man trapped in his vehicle after a terrible accident in the mountains, reports FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Bartonville, TX)—On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, around 5 pm, a 70-year-old man left his home in Cupertino, CA for a drive to the mountains looking for a ...
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The Impact of Carpenter v. United States in the Lower Courts and the Emerging Carpenter Test

Posted by Tom Bruce
Sat. Nov. 6, 2021 | By Matthew Tokson – lawfare | The Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Carpenter v. United States was widely considered to be a sea change in Fourth Amendment law. Carpenter held that individuals can retain Fourth Amendment rights in information they disclose to a third party, at least in some situations. Specifically, ...
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Update: Say Goodbye to 3G Phone Service

Posted by Tom Bruce
Sun. Oct. 31, 2021 | By John Miley – Kiplinger | The end of 3G | Below is the time line for the shutdown of 3G services. After the shutdown is complete, phones and other devices that rely on this standard will no longer be able to make calls or perform other tasks that require a cellular ...
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Lawmakers introduce Kelsey Smith Act in U.S. House, Senate

Posted by Tom Bruce
Sat. Oct. 30, 2021 | By Hailey Godburn – kshb | KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A law created in Kansas after the murder of an Overland Park teen nearly 15 years ago could be adopted nationwide.  Rep. Jake LaTurner, who represents areas of Kansas just outside the metro area, introduced the Kelsey Smith Act to the ...
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Ky. Supreme Court to decide if police need a warrant for real-time phone tracking

Posted by Tom Bruce
Thurs. Oct. 20, 2021 | By Jacob Ryan – wfpl | State attorneys arguing that police don’t need a search warrant to track a person’s location in real-time through their cell phone were met with skepticism from the Kentucky Supreme Court on Wednesday. The state’s highest court heard arguments in a case that stems from a Woodford ...
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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.