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 Forensic staff surveyed police officers, …Read More
In part two of How to Video Record a Police Officer, Primeau Forensics wants to share some video recording techniques. Many police encounters often involve many videos that were?recorded using a smart phone.
Statistics show that 77% of Americans use a smartphone. Couple that with the vast amount of apps on …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 and used to record video events like an accident or a crime.
We forensically clarify or enhance these events so they can be seen …Read More
Forensic video enhancement (FVE) is the scientific approach to clarifying a video recording in order to better see the events as they occurred.
FVE can help litigators understand events that have been recorded on video but are difficult to see because of movement or shaky cameras, the subjects distance from the …Read More
Dash cam video of the Laquan McDonald shooting was released by the Chicago police department. Although most dash camera video recordings include an audio track, this dash cam video did not include audio. In a heightened state of concern, concerned citizens believed that the audio portion of the video recording …Read More
On November 24, 2015, police video that captured the shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, Illinois was released to the public, 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 …Read More
When performing an?audio and video authentication and analysis,a trained audio video forensic expert will utilize several methods in an attempt to detect an edit in a video recording that is used as evidence. Some of the time a critical ear can be just as important to a video forensic expert …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 the events as they occurred.
Much of this activity began back …Read More
A South Carolina police officer was arrested yesterday for the murder of an unarmed black man. This is all because of a video that surfaced of the North Charleston officer, Michael Slager, firing eight times at the unarmed man as the man fled in an open field.
According to police reports, …Read More
Video work products are a way to document forensic investigations, like evidence recovery, for reference at a later date. Processes and procedures are documented using a video camera during a forensic investigation for future use. I have referred back to my video work product many times when I have questions …Read More