TV journalist Caroline Torie on becoming a digital forensic investigator

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Digital forensics has been a specialist science in law enforcement for several years now, with emerging technologies and investigative revelations occurring every year. The science behind retrieving digital evidence, whether from a cell phone, computer, or even the cloud, requires a skilled investigator who knows what they are doing.

In this episode of Policing Matters, host Jim Dudley speaks with Deputy Director Caroline Torie of the St. Joseph County Cybercrime Unit in Indiana. Caroline began her career as a law enforcement officer in September 2021 after five years as a television reporter for WSBT-TV, a CBS affiliate in Indiana. She covered police investigations as a journalist, but wanted to do more to have an impact on the search for truth and justice in her community and so she started working in law enforcement herself. Now she is the recipient of a Magnet Forensics Scholarship which will allow him to train for a year with experts in digital forensics.

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