Mobile Phone Forensics Tools (Philadelphia Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Philadelphia Police Department of Philadelphia, PA.
Due April 18, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, 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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Police RightToKnow

Dear Mr. Waltman,

Attached to this correspondence is a letter acknowledging PPD received your request for information.

Philadelphia Police Department

Open Records/Right-to-Know Section

750 Race Street, Rm. 203

Philadelphia, PA 19106