Weight of Witness Testimony on Crime Investigation
Once crime scene investigators have scoured the scene for physical evidence that will provide clues to indicate what transpired before the crime happened, they then turn to finding eyewitnesses to the crime. There many crime cases that have been solved due to testimonies provided by witnesses to the crime, provided that it is associated with the evidence found at the crime scene, but sometimes cases get backed up in court because the devices capturing the testimony provide audio that is inadmissible or presents problems.
Examples of issues that could arise:
- Audio is unclear
- Devices produce files that are not universally readable
- Files cannot be easily redacted or edited to cut out inadmissible portions
- Files cannot be easily shared
- Tampered evidence or no chain of evidence available
Some courts favor witness testimony as a crucial factor that can move a crime forward. As long as it coincides with the physical evidence gathered at the crime scene, it has the potential to put criminals behind bars. And then, of course, as long as material shared with the court is admissible.
iRecord‘s digital audio and video recorders will ensure that you can easily 1) edit digital recording from any source, 2) share recordings with any member of the investigation team and 3) provide the chain of evidence needed in the courtroom to back up any audit that might be brought up during a case.
What’s more, with iRecord, investigators no longer need to rely on their personal devices to record or other machines which make saving, transferring and converting files cumbersome and tedious. iRecord devices are portable, non-proprietary and 100 percent reliable.
They are the best product on the market because they capture everything the investigator needs, the case requires and the court requires. Don’t let another day go by without evaluating your recording technology. Contact us today for a product demo or to learn more.