Digital Evidence Section

About

The Digital Evidence Section is responsible for collecting, processing, examining and analyzing digital media which is stored on a wide variety of electronic devices, including, but not limited to: computer systems, mobile devices, external storage devices and removable media. The objective is to identify, preserve, recover, analyze and report to relay information to meet the needs of the customer’s request.

Watch the Digital Evidence Section video


Types of Testing:

  • Computer Forensics: Application of methods and techniques for the acquisition and examination of data contained within computers, external drives, hard drives, drive images, and other media storage (USB flash drives, memory cards, etc.)
  • Mobile Forensics: Application of methods and techniques for the acquisition and examination of data contained within a mobile device and associated components (SIM, memory cards, etc.)
  • Advanced Methods: Preserve and recover digital evidence on mobile devices when standard methods are unsuccessful. These techniques allow the examiner to overcome challenges such as: passcode locks, damaged devices, and new technology not yet supported by forensic tools. These techniques can include JTAG, Chip-Off, Bootloader, and In-System Programming.

Forms and Notices

Digital Evidence Submission Form
Evidence Custody Receipt
KBI Forensic Science Laboratory Evidence Submission Guidelines

Digital Evidence Point of Contact

Nicole Dekat – (785) 296-3311

The Digital Evidence Section is located in our Topeka Laboratory.

Topeka
KBI Forensic Science Center
2001 SW Washburn Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 296-1137