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Examining Evidence (9919_17)


Could you please provide me information regarding current police policy that authorises the release of evidence to commercial companies as instructed by legal clients in defence cases.

 Can you please provide documentation of your forces policy relating to the release of (i) digital forensic images (covering evidential computer devices such as hard disk drives and memory cards), and (ii) physical digital devices, covering evidential items such as smartphones and satellite navigation devices.


Please find attached our policies that relate to your request. It should be noted that the policies cover a number of types of evidence as there is no specific policy in relation to digital evidence.