Mobile Phone Forensics Tools (Mesa Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Mesa Police Department of Mesa, AZ.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state open records law, Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Secs. 39-121 to 39-122 and 39-128, I hereby request the following records:

The following request is in regards to mobile phone forensics tools such as devices made by the company Cellebrite, IP Box made by MDSec, Secure View by Susteen Inc., Kessler Innovations products, Binary Intelligence products or analysis programs such as those produced by COMPELSON Labs or the XRY software by MSAB.

-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the domains,, or from either the chief of police or head of procurement.
-guidelines and/or internal policy on the use of mobile phone forensics tools and software
-Any utilization logs for these tools

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Curtis Waltman

From: Nikolas Rasheta


We received your request and will process it in the order it was received. Thanks.

Nik Rasheta
Mesa Police Department
Media Relations Detective
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From: Nikolas Rasheta


I am still in the process of gathering the requested information regarding our use of Cellebrite. I hope to have all the information you requested within the next week however some of the units tasked with sending me the information you requested may take a bit longer. I will be in touch as soon as I have what you have requested.

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Mesa Police Department
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From: Nikolas Rasheta


We do not have utilization logs. Everything else requested is in the PDF documents attached. Thank you for your patience as we gathered the information requested.