The Importance of Establishing a Chain of Custody for Audio and Video Evidence

Establishing a chain of custody for audio and video evidence is the first step in any forensic investigation. This includes audio enhancement, video enhancement,  audio authentication, and video authentication. Throughout…

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Ronald Johnson and Laquan McDonald – WGN9 Chicago Interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcwJ3XwmaAg&feature=emb_title On November 24, 2015, a police dash-cam video that captured the shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois was released to the public. It had taken almost thirteen months…

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Blindspot Episode 20: Body-worn Cameras with Sgt. Bill Tilson

Sgt. Bill Tilson is a police officer with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He has been working in the department since September 2002 and began working…

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Blindspot Episode 19: Audio Enhancement – Noise Reduction

Most recordings that I come across as an audio forensic expert require audio enhancement. This is because they are made in poor conditions and have an abundance of noise. Though…

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Blindspot Episode 18: Creating Video Work Product as an Audio Video Forensic Expert

Video work product is a way to document forensic investigations, like evidence recovery, for reference at a later date. Processes and procedures are documented using a video camera by a…

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