Imaging Services

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Imaging Services is responsible for all visual evidence handled by the Ottawa Police Service, including still and video imagery used for criminal investigations.

Members of the Imaging Services Unit.

Responsible for a wide range of products and services with respect to Forensic and Corporate Imaging, Imaging Services consists of five civilian members: two Forensic Imaging Specialists, two Corporate Imaging Specialists and one Manager and fall under the Criminal Investigative Directorate.

 

Forensic Imaging Specialists are responsible for the collection, analysis and examination of digital evidence. This evidence ranges from cell phone video, CCTV, 3D models, photographs of fingerprints and audio recordings.

With their analysis, Forensic Imaging Specialists provide expert witness testimony on many trials, including homicides.

They also work closely with lead investigators and crown attorneys to determine methods of best
demonstrating visual evidence in court.

Collecting evidence from a crime scene


 

Photographing from the police air unit


Experienced in film production, web/print graphic design and commercial photography
, Corporate Imaging Specialists work closely with many of the unique sections within the Ottawa Police to produce various visual creative materials. These materials include recruitment branding, training aids, promotional material, and public service announcements.

Corporate Imaging Specialists are also certified by the Ontario Police College in adult education and provide training in forensic and covert image capture.

Teaching an officer how to take photographic evidence

 


Whether providing assistance to a major investigation, creating engaging multimedia, providing photography training to frontline members or in the preservation of the organization's visual history - our talented Imaging Services team is always there to assist the organization.

 

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