“The defense does not have to prove anything. All they have to do is raise a reasonable doubt. When that doubt comes from the officer’s notes, or lack thereof, then there is effectively no trial on the merits of the investigation. The officer’s notes alone create the doubt needed to gain an acquittal.”
It comes down to court disclosure and the requirement to provide accurate and detailed contemporaneous notes.
If notes can be changed at a later date with no previous history of the contents originally entered, can they really be considered and trusted to be contemporaneous?
Creating Folders Deleting a Folder Creating Nested Folders Notetaking: Intake Officer Creating a Notebook Creating the First Note Adding Attachments Date & Time Exhibit continuity / Chain of custody
Recently there has been a lively debate regarding the type of notes that should be produced during a Digital Forensics Examination. Several top Digital Forensics Guides and Organizations state that
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