How Detego Can Help Police Forces Obtain Critical Digital Evidence And Speed Up Investigations

Law enforcement agencies worldwide are struggling to contend with increasing quantities of crimes connected to digital devices. Rising levels of cyber and digital crime are estimated to cost the world $6 trillion annually as of 2022, and the number of digital devices used to facilitate criminal activities is accelerating at an incredible pace.

To pursue justice in this digital-first environment, law enforcement teams must be able to swiftly gather and analyse evidence from a range of devices including computers, laptops, smartphones, IoT-connected devices, drones, smart speakers and loose media.

Fortunately, the Detego Digital Forensics ecosystem is built from the ground up to accelerate and enhance investigations in this increasingly complex space. From record-setting acquisition times when it comes to retrieving critical data through Detego’s patented Ballistic Imager technology (the world’s fastest imaging tool), to powerful AI-driven analytics and advanced automation features,  Detego is empowering police forces to do their crucial work more effectively in the field as well as in lab-based settings.

Enabling End-to-End Investigation

Comprehensive digital forensic analysis tools are critical for allowing fast, accurate and efficient data extraction from the countless digital devices now present in criminal investigations.

An all-in-one environment for digital investigations offers crucial benefits to time-short professionals, who need to minimise the risk of data gaps and increased security issues when switching between multiple apps. By providing a one-stop solution for rapid data extraction, preconfigured job queues, AI-first analytics and court-ready reporting, Detego is solving many of the problems modern police officers face.


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Detego’s end-to-end ecosystem allows data to be extracted from a vast range of devices, including computers and laptops, loose media, smart devices, more than 2,000 apps, and over 15,000 mobile phone models. Law enforcement units can then analyse the data gathered from different devices in the same central environment to build court-ready reports.

The all-in-one approach to data collection, management and consolidation provides a valuable alternative to historical workflows, wherein police units had to depend on disparate systems to collect and analyse data. Detego can help law enforcement agencies to replace manual and time-consuming processes with ultra-fast and efficient practices, minimising backlogs.

Powerful, Yet Simple Extraction Technology

As the number of cases law enforcement agencies handle on a consistent basis continue to skyrocket, tools like Detego are essential for ensuring the super-fast acquisition, and management of data. Pre-built and configurable crime profiles allow teams to launch just the analytics relevant to their investigations. Users can even access one-click generation of insightful reports.

With artificial intelligence as an added partner for data discovery and investigation, law enforcement groups can uncover patterns and links between data, devices and suspects at speed. By tapping into Detego’s easy-to-use interface and flexible deployment options, law enforcement teams can even enjoy the benefits of comprehensive digital forensics on-scene. Detego’s Field-Triage solution comes complete with a red-amber-green visual triage system that has been patented in the US and UK, and allows team members with minimal technical experience to scan devices for suspicious material without running comprehensive data extraction and analysis – saving time while reducing the burden on specialist labs and experienced team members. Field Triage’s easy-to-customise interface means that it can be used across a range of investigations covering fraud, terrorism, human trafficking and even indecent images of children. With its integrations with the Child Abuse Image Database (CAID) and Project VIC, it has become a go-to tool for investigators requiring to run frequent checks on devices owned by offenders.

Detego’s all-in-one digital forensics platform is already transforming the way investigations are carried out at Police units across the UK, USA and Sweden, by providing granular control and in-depth oversight teams need to propel an investigation forward at exceptional speed, without compromising on accuracy.

Industry-leading analytics, such as hash matching, keyword search and integrated photo DNA, makes capturing essential pieces of information easier than ever.

To further ensure the success of every law enforcement team in this complex investigation arena, Detego also offers a wide range of specialist technologies for boosting productivity and efficiency. The Detego Case Manager, customised to suit the needs of police units, can automate workflow elements of investigations while ensuring that due process is followed at each stage.

Working hand-in-hand with Detego’s digital forensics platform, Case Manager helps teams manage all aspects of investigations, incidents, risk and compliance. Ready to be tailored to meet the needs of your law enforcement units’ policies and procedures, Case Manager can give your teams the tools and insights needed to manage investigations better.

Supporting the Entire Law Enforcement Team

As cases involving digital technology become increasingly complex, Detego taps into rapid data extraction, automation, artificial intelligence and a suite of powerful analytical tools to empower law enforcement teams.  The simple but powerful technology requires minimal training, so even non-technical staff can get up and running fast. What’s more, Detego offers a range of deployment options for different teams.

The same Detego technology can be deployed in the field through Digital Forensics kiosks. Law enforcement teams can choose from mobile deployment kiosks for vehicles, field-ready systems and kiosks designed specifically for police stations. The patented technology comes with quick and insightful training, to ensure every team member is ready for action when digital investigations are necessary.

Because Detego Digital Forensics is custom-made to address the unique needs of law enforcement professionals, it’s especially suited to address the unique challenges these teams face on a daily basis. Patented technology combined with lower training overheads keeps law enforcement groups ahead of the curve, while regular updates promise a future-proof approach to technology.

With digital forensics from Detego and access to advanced tools like Detego Case Manager, some of the world’s biggest enterprises, elite military units, and law enforcement professionals have achieved incredible results.

Request a free trial to get a first-hand experience of Detego’s cutting-edge technology and find out about the special discounts on offer for law enforcement teams: https://www.mcmsolutions.co.uk/request-a-trial/

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