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Category: Mobile Phone Investigations
12 July, 2012
The Metropolitan Police have built a system to help them categorise mobile phone evidence submitted by the public.
The force has been influenced by broadcasters such as the BBC and their methods to gather, catalogue and publish 'user generated content'.
It believes a similar process could help it track down criminals with the help of footage and photos captured by the public.
The move comes after measures the force has in place were not able to properly deal with the huge levels of evidence submitted by the public of the chaos in the streets during the London riots last August.
"As part of ongoing contingency reviews and planning we have explored a number of technical options to enhance our ability to capture high volumes of data sent to the MPS from external sources," she said.
Mobile phone evidence is increasingly being used in criminal investigations to track past movements and monitor previous communications.
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