Doorbell video cameras are becoming increasingly popular in neighborhoods across the country. Not only are they reasonably priced, but they are easy to install and operate, giving individuals and families additional surveillance for their homes. However, these cameras have their drawbacks. Their low-quality video recordings can prove problematic should attempts …Read More
The following article is a culmination of information generated by our research team at Primeau Forensics on how to record police officers. Our goal is to answer the question, ‘do citizens have a right to video record police officers?’ To best answer this question, Primeau Forensics’ staff surveyed police officers, …Read More
In part two, we want to share some techniques for how to video record police officers safely. Many police encounters often involve many videos that were recorded using a smartphone.
The Rise of the Smartphone
Statistics show that 77% of Americans use a smartphone. Couple that with the vast amount of apps …Read More
Smart phone video enhancement is the process of applying scientific applications to a video recording in order to better see the events as they occurred. Smart phones record video events such as an accident or crime.
We forensically clarify or enhance to better see these events. In the following paragraphs, we …Read More
How can forensic video enhancement help investigators? In this blog post, we’ll explore its benefits and why there is a growing need for it in today’s court system.
Forensic video enhancement is the scientific approach to clarifying a video recording in order to better see the events as they occurred. …Read More
The Chicago Police Department released dash cam video of the Laquan McDonald shooting. Although most dash camera video recordings include an audio track, this did not. Concerned citizens believed that the audio portion of the video recording was intentionally deleted or altered. We previously explored why there could be an …Read More
On November 24, 2015, police release video that captured the shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois, almost 13 months after the incident took place. There has been a public outcry regarding not only the death of McDonald, but also the videos themselves.
The following blog post clarifies why there could …Read More
When performing audio and video authentication and analysis, a trained forensic expert will utilize several methods in an attempt to detect an edit in a video recording used as evidence. Often times, a critical ear is just as important to a video forensic expert as the scientific community accepted software …Read More
In the last few years, Primeau Forensics has seen an increase in cases that involve surveillance video, including body camera video recordings. This digital video evidence is very important in order of investigators and the trier of fact to understand events as they occurred.
Body Worn Camera Usage Grows
An increase in …Read More
A South Carolina police officer was arrested yesterday for the murder of an unarmed black man. This is all because of video evidence that surfaced of the North Charleston officer, Michael Slager, firing eight times at the unarmed man as the man fled in an open field.
The Series of Events
According …Read More