Cell Phones-Are They Helpful or Harmful to Us?

The debate has been going on for as long as we've had cell phones.  They can summon help when we are in trouble, and allow pretty much instantaneous contact with the people we love.  They can help us find our way when we're lost, and help us check out at a store with the wave of a hand.  We all know that cell phones operate within radio frequency bands, acting as receivers and transmitters of RF to help us...

Digital Criminal Evidence-There is Proper Security Protocol for Keeping Digital Evidence Admissible in Court, Let Us Help You Handle Your Evidence Securely!

Despite the amazing amount of great evidentiary material that Forensic Sciences can provide, the care and treatment of evidence seized while in Law Enforcement custody can affect whether this persuasive information gathered through investigation will ever be presented in court or will be tossed out as "inadmissible in court".  We all remember the O. J. Simpson trial, where "gold standard DNA evidence" was not allowed to be used as evidence in the trial due to a break in the...

What’s in Your Wallet? Hopefully, Some Shielding Material!

In today's world, having credit cards or electronic ID cards in your wallet isn't secure enough protection for the personal information they carry.  You must have some sort of additional security for them there in your pocket.  When I grew up, the best security for wallets was what over the road truckers or motorcyclists had, a chain that connected their wallet to their belt or the pants that they were wearing, stopping physical thievery and that was good enough. Today's thief...

Electronic Evidence-Secure in the Bag

It may seem strange that a textile company would be involved in Forensic Science, but it's true!!  In today's world, even the criminals (from "white collar" criminals to drug dealers) use computers, phones, and electronic devices to store information.  In many cases, this information can be used as key evidence in trials.  When these devices are seized with a warrant, they become part of the "Chain of Custody/Evidence".  In legal context, this refers to the documentation or paper trail...