Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition

April 14, 2008

Chapter 7. Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Considerations by Crime Category

Section 1 — Child Abuse and Exploitation

Potential digital evidence in child abuse or child exploitation investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Scanners.
  • Mobile communication devices.
  • Video and still photo cameras and media.
  • Calendars or journals.
  • Digital camera software.
  • Internet activity records.
  • Photo editing and viewing software.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters and maps.
  • Printed images or pictures.
  • Notes or records of chat sessions.
  • Web cameras and microphones.
  • Computer games.
  • Printers and copiers.
  • Information regarding steganography.
  • Removable media.
  • External data storage devices.
  • Video game consoles, games, and expansion packs.
  • References to user-created folders and file names that classify images.
Date Created: April 9, 2008