Welcome to the Intermountain West RCFL Web Page
Welcome to the Intermountain West's Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (IWRCFL) webpage. Our mission is to provide the highest quality digital forensics services and assistance to law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in Utah, Idaho, and Montana. To better accommodate our expansive service area, the IWRCFL Satellite Network (ISN) was created, and has laboratories in Billings and Boise. Click here to learn more.
The IWRCFL is seeking law enforcement agencies to join us – especially those in and around Billings and Boise. Benefits of participation are numerous – contact IWRCFL Director Cheney Eng-Tow at 801-456-4800.
What is an RCFL?
An RCFL is a one-stop, full service forensics laboratory and training center devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations, such as, but not limited to —
- Child pornography
- Crimes of violence
- The theft or destruction to intellectual property
- Internet crimes
Service Offering - Cell Phone and Loose Media Kiosks
Two kiosks are available on-site — enabling investigators to access digital evidence quickly and easily - please call ahead to schedule an appointment.
Loose Media Kiosk (LMK) — This tool enables users to review evidentiary data found on such items as hendheld electronic devices such as thumb drives, flash media, CDs/DVDs and more.
Cell Phone Kiosk — This kiosk allows users to extract data from a cell phone, put it into a report, and burn the report to a CD or DVD in as little as 30 minutes. Click here to see which phones are actively supported and here to read FAQs about the program.
01/30/2012: Two Teenagers Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Bomb Utah High SchoolThe Intermountain West RCFL is supplying digital forensics expertise to investigators looking into a detailed plan allegedly hatched by Dallin Morgan, 18 and Joshua Hoggan, 16, to detonate a bomb during an assembly at Roy High School in Utah. Get the full story.
Evidence intake is available 8am-4pm Monday thru Thursday **
** Not available during lunch hour from 12-1pm each day
Use of the Cell Phone Kiosks is by appointment only.
Please call ahead.