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Computer Forensic Analyst

Computer Forensic Analyst

Brandon Police Service has a specially trained forensic computer analyst to deal specifically with all types of computer and digital data related offences. The analyst has specialized training, forensic software, and specialized computer hardware to effectively extract digital evidence. This assists in investigations by providing comprehensive forensic examinations on any type of digital media and providing reports on the evidence collected. All types of investigations are aided by the computer analyst, including homicides, harassment, child pornography/luring offences, internet related offences, drug offences, fraud, and any other crime where a digital medium is involved.

The computer analyst also assists members by:

  • Conducting investigations into Internet-related crimes
  • Aiding in the preparation of search warrants, production orders and other advice regarding computer systems and information
  • Attending the scene of search warrants to ensure proper seizure of electronic evidence
  • Conducting a forensic analysis of items seized
  • Any follow-up assistance as required including the presentation of the evidence in court

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