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Steve Paxton

Steve Paxton has been a police officer for 26 years. Most recently he worked as a detective assigned to the Forensic Investigations Unit at the Everett (Wash.) Police Department. His primary responsibilities included recovering and analyzing surveillance video, examining mobile devices, critical incident photography, and managing the department’s digital forensics lab. Steve can be reached on LinkedIn.

A DEMS is the virtual command post for managing all the digital evidence a police department collects
The American flag, raised by NYC firefighters at Ground Zero shortly after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, was discovered years later in Washington state
A forensic photographer will photograph major crime scenes, traffic collisions and items of evidence as part of an investigation
How can we expect officers to recover and analyze video evidence without the proper training and tools?