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The Hawk Story

 Hawk Analytics was founded over a decade ago and is privately owned by Mike Melson and his wife, Dr. Bridget Melson. The Melsons are passionate about helping families find their loved ones. They began volunteering on search and rescue teams for missing persons in the early 2000s and eventually founded a nonprofit organization dedicated solely to that purpose. After assisting on a number of missions, Mike saw an immense amount of value in cell phone data and how it could help law enforcement. Coupled with his background in computer and cellular engineering, Mike worked in his garage in the middle of the night until CellHawk was born. 

“Melson brings an unusual combination of religious clarity and technical know-how to his work: part New Testament, part new digital tools.” – Geoff Manaugh, New York Times Magazine (2018)

CellHawk has been instrumental in assisting law enforcement investigations for the past 7 years and nearly a thousand of law enforcement agencies across the country trust their analysis and courtroom presentations to CellHawk and Hawk Analytics today. 

CORE VALUES

We value honesty, integrity and our customers and seek to apply these values to every interaction, case and analysis.

CAREERS

We are constantly looking for talented individuals who are passionate about empowering our users to solve cases accurately and quickly.

PRO BONO

Any law enforcement agency handling an emergency / exigent situation that involves cell phone data analysis or mapping is welcome to use CellHawk for free.

Meet The Hawk Team

MIKE MELSON

Founder & CEO | SME

Mike’s prior experience includes working in the cellular industry as a software engineer and was a volunteer pilot for a large California Sheriff’s Department. Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science degree in System Architecture and Engineering – Software Discipline, from the University of Southern California. Mike started his software engineering career working under contract for NASA developing and maintaining the Space Shuttle flight software.

Hawk Subject Matter Expert (SME)

NICOLE POSER

Senior Director of Business Operations | SME

Nicole is a United States Army veteran who came to Hawk Analytics after a decade long law enforcement intelligence analyst career. During that time, she worked with call detail records on a daily basis, and earned numerous awards for her analyses from the federal to local law enforcement levels. In 2016, Hawk Analytics offered Nicole a platform to keep creating and serving, and she takes pride in being able to continue innovating for and helping law enforcement.

Hawk Subject Matter Expert (SME)

SCOTT EICHER

Director of Professional Services | SME

Scott joined the Hawk team after 34 years of service in law enforcement. He spent 22 years with the FBI and was a founding member on the FBI’s Cellular Analysis and Survey Team (C.A.S.T). For over a decade, he worked almost exclusively in cellular mapping and analysis, live time device tracking, and drive testing.  He is a recognized courtroom expert and brings his testimony expertise and knowledge to the Hawk Analytics team as the lead in our Professional Services program.

 Hawk Subject Matter Expert (SME)

TOM BRUCE

Director of Technical Operations | SME

 After 29 years in law enforcement, Tom joined Hawk Analytics in 2016.  He has been working with call detail records for over 20 years and brings incomparable experience when it comes to investigating using cellular technology. His background in digital forensics paired with his great attention to detail augment his strong foundation for being Hawk’s point person for ensuring our solutions are top of the line, up-to-date, and accurately represent the information relevant to investigations.

Hawk Subject Matter Expert (SME)

EMILY RHOADES

Business Analyst

 After graduating from Baylor University with degrees in Entrepreneurship and Management, Emily went to work for a consulting company in Dallas. She has experience in the utilities and telecommunications industries, assisting her clients with program and vendor management, technology implementations, and systems integrations. Emily’s work “behind the scenes” at Hawk ensures smooth customer interactions and streamlined project implementation.

WESTRY WILTON

Director of Customer Success | SME

Westry brings 25 years of law enforcement experience, including 8 years of analyzing call detail records, to her role at Hawk Analytics. While in law enforcement, she specialized in high profile felony cases, including homicides, missing persons and sex crimes throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. After having so much success using CellHawk in her casework and court testimonies, Westry became a believer in the Hawk mission, which ultimately brought her to her current position in 2020.

 

DEREK TOMLINSON

Senior Sales Executive 

Derek has a demonstrated history of success in managing and maintaining strategic accounts. His unique blend of strong technical aptitude, interpersonal relationship skills and a passion for people makes him a key member of our high caliber sales team. Derek joined Hawk in 2020 and continues to meet customer expectations at an exemplary level.

 

STEVE BERGSTEN

Senior Software Engineer

Steve graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s School of Engineering and, since that time, has had an accomplished career. He has previously worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Sabre, Travelocity, Ortbiz, and Expedia. Steve joined Hawk in 2020 and quickly became a key contributing member of Hawk’s development team.  

LAURIE GRUBB

Senior Sales Executive

Prior to joining Hawk Analytics, Laurie spent most of her professional career helping corporations avoid cyber-crime as a member of IBM’s Managed Security Services Practice. Laurie is passionate about equipping and enabling law enforcement to better serve their communities. Laurie joined Hawk in 2019 and has unparalleled enthusiasm for law enforcement and truly believes in the value of CellHawk.

TIM SMITH

Director of Customer Renewals

Tim served 25 years as a Federal Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration working a variety of cases domestically and internationally.  Tim has been with Hawk since 2017. As our Director of Customer Success, he a believer in the power of a strong and healthy client relationship. Tim is continually assessing our customers’ needs and communicating them to our team, ensuring every interaction our users have with Hawk is a positive one.

SAMANTHA ROUSSEL

Director of Customer Success | SME

Samantha provided in-depth case support on felony investigations for 7 years with the Missouri State Highway Patrol as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst. She started out analyzing call detail records the “old-fashioned way” and has used CellHawk extensively while working in missing persons and violent crime units. She believed in the mission of Hawk Analytics so much that in 2019 she joined the team. In her current role, Samantha helps our users daily with their cases.

Hawk Subject Matter Expert (SME)

TIM HARRIS

Senior Sales Executive

Tim is an accomplished sales executive with a background in security software, telco and medical devices, and corporate and healthcare accounts. He is a Desert Storm veteran, having served in the United States Army for a number of years. A strategic and consultative thinker, he brings over 20 years of account management experience to the team.  Tim joined Hawk in 2020, and has flourished as a key figure on Hawk’s sales team.

In The News

Lima Police Department getting new technology to help with investigations

Lima City Council just approved the purchase of “CellHawk”. It is a web-based program that will assist with logging and Read More…

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Lima City Council just approved the purchase of “CellHawk”. It is a web-based program that will assist with logging and tracking data from cell phones, computers, and other devices. It will also help with mapping various information in an investigation as the case is advanced.

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Crime Stoppers tracking software funding assists victims of crime

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Grimes County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Todd Greene and Sheriff Don Sowell accept a check for $5,000 from Grimes County Crime Stoppers president Bob Goldstein to assist with funding of software from [Cell]Hawk Analytics. The software plots the location of a cellphone and once the data is obtained from the cellphone subscriber, it allows law enforcement the ability to place the suspect in the vicinity of the crime and/or suspect in the vicinity of the victim, depending on the crime. Previously, it took weeks or months to obtain the data from cellphone providers.

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Court documents: Teens forced to kneel execution style before shootings

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Two teens were forced to kneel on the ground execution-style before they were shot point-blank, according to newly-released court documents detailing the grisly double-slaying.

The papers detail the harrowing final moments before a 15-year-old and 16-year-old were killed.

The bodies of Derek Greer and Natalie Cano-Partida were left along Old Pueblo Road during the March shootings. According to court papers obtained by 11 News, the two Coronado High School students had been shot several times. Shell casings littered the scene.

Over the following weeks, 10 people would be arrested in connection to the shootings.

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Success Stories

Culver City PD uses CellHawk to Connect Suspects to 64 Commercial Burglaries

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On 06/12/17 at approximately 12:30 am, Culver City Police Officers responded to a radio call of a burglary alarm at Bevmo, located at 5634 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City.

Upon arrival, Officers learned that the front window had been smashed, and a likely burglary had occurred.

Additional officers arrived at the scene, and a lengthy pursuit occurred involving multiple CCPD Officers and the suspect vehicle (Dodge minivan; rental vehicle) covering approximately seventeen miles throughout West Los Angeles into LAPD jurisdiction. Three suspects ran from the vehicle following the pursuit, and all three suspects were eventually arrested near the area where the pursuit ended.

One cell phone was recovered from one of the suspects, who helped Investigators identify additional suspects phone numbers involved in the Culver City crime and other burglaries. CCPD Investigators learned that this “crew” of suspects was likely responsible for dozens of burglaries involving Bevmo locations all over the state of California.

Having used CellHawk for the past couple years, CCPD Investigators obtained warrants for more than ten different phone numbers; all of which were believed to be possible conspirators involved in the ongoing burglaries involving Bevmo locations dating back to late 2015. Once phone records were obtained and input into CellHawk, CCPD Investigators were able to confirm the whereabouts of at least one or more of the involved conspirators as having tower hits at or near sixty-four (64) burglaries within seven different states.

“Without the cell phone record data, and the user-friendly platform CellHawk provides, it goes without saying that virtually all of these burglaries would have remained unsolved without CellHawk and its capabilities.”

– Investigator Ryan Thompson, Culver City PD

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Cellular Technology Reunites Loved Ones After Devastating California Camp Fire

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BARTONVILLE, TX, October 25, 2019— It’s been nearly a year since one of the deadliest and most destructive fires in modern history hit the United States. The California Camp Fire raged on for 17 days and covered almost 240 sq miles, causing people to flee their homes, and over 1,000 people went missing in the first week. Knowing traditional missing persons investigative techniques would take too long, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office partnered with Hawk Analytics to pull cellular tower records from four major companies, resulting in over 1 million records that needed processing. This unconventional method would prove to beneficial in reuniting victims with their families.

CEO & Founder of Hawk Analytics, Mike Melson, was personally connected to the disaster. His parents, who lived in Paradise, CA, the hardest-hit community, called to tell him they got out of the fire’s path and were safe. Shocked about the news of the fire and grateful for this family’s safety, he knew others were not so lucky, so he immediately got involved in helping. Mike said, “Hawk Analytics has always been about ‘doing the right thing,’ and we’re always willing to help and make a difference.”

Investigators from Butte County Sheriff’s Office and Hawk Analytics wasted no time getting started finding missing people. Their goal was to find cellular phone numbers of the missing people, find anyone they had communicated with during the fire, and confirm they had gotten out of the fire area safely. Getting this information was a monumental task in coordination with various cellphone companies, and little by little, the information started to pay off.

Using CellHawk, software designed by Hawk Analytics to interpret cellular records, and utilizing special techniques used by both partners, over 3,000 missing people were located and reunited with their loved ones thanks to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office and a little help from Hawk Analytics.

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Call Detail Records help solve a homicide when a drug deal went wrong

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On January 25, 2016, Michael Phillips was shot and killed in his home in Jonesboro, Georgia.  Matthew Simonds, a detective with the Clayton County Police Department, was assigned the case.  He and his team responded to the scene. There they found Mr. Phillip’s deceased from multiple gunshot injuries.

Multiple interviews took place the days following the homicide where Detective Simonds and his team learned this was the result of a drug deal gone bad.

Witnesses told the detective that a man by the name of “Capone” introduced Mr. Phillips to two other men who wanted to purchase marijuana. They also told investigators that Mr. Phillips was suspicious of the arrangement and called off the deal. However, Capone was seen talking to Mr. Phillips later and reassured him that he vouched for the men’s credibility.

The next day Capone and the same two men arrived at Mr. Phillips house. Witnesses, who were also there, told Detective Simonds that Mr. Phillips, “Capone,” and the two men went into the house supposedly to continue the drug deal from the night prior. They said a short time later they heard several gunshots from within Mr. Phillips home.

A man quickly exited the house carrying a handgun and a duffel bag.  He ran to a car, a white Chrysler 300, got in and sped away from the scene. Capone and a woman who was with him also fled the scene in a separate vehicle. Witnesses ran into the house and found Mr. Phillips lying on the floor with a gunshot wound. He appeared to be dead.

Detectives used digital forensic tools on Mr. Phillips cellphone. They found text messages between him and Capone. They learned that Capone was brokering a drug deal between Mr. Phillips and the suspects. A search warrant issued to the phone carrier for records and subscriber information revealed more information.

The Call Detail Records (CDRs) were imported into CellHawk and revealed all the patterns in communications with everyone involved in the brokering of the drug deal. Detectives were quickly able to identify “Capone” as Tony Hardin, the passenger of the Chrysler as Tywan Porter, and the driver/gunman as Zalon Brown. Other records check revealed Mr. Brown owned a white Chrysler 300.

The CDRs not only showed the communications between the people involved but also could put them near the scene of the homicide at the time it occurred AND in the area the previous night.

Detectives requested arrest warrants for all three men for their participation in Michael Phillips murder.

During the trial, Detective Simonds showed the jury how CellHawk mapped out the CDRs for each suspect.  The Prosecutor presented the CellHawk reports as demonstrative aids during the trial.  The jury ultimately found Zalon Brown guilty of murder, and he received a life sentence.

CellHawk was an invaluable aid, both for the initial investigation and for the presentation during the trial,” says Detective Simonds.  “It is, without doubt, a tool that is necessary for analyzing phone records in criminal investigations and prosecutions.”

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Press Releases

Hawk Partner Highlight – KlaasKids

Hawk Analytics was founded over a decade ago by Mike Melson and his wife, Dr. Bridget Melson who are passionate about helping families find their missing loved ones. Furthering Hawk Analytics commitment to this cause we are proud to announce our partnership with the Klaas Kids Foundation. 

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Hawk Analytics was founded over a decade ago by Mike Melson and his wife, Dr. Bridget Melson, who are passionate about helping families find their missing loved ones. In furthering our commitment to this cause, we are proud to highlight our partnership with the KlaasKids Foundation. The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994 in honor of Polly Klaas, a twelve year old who was kidnapped and murdered. Her father, Marc Klaas, established the foundation to help give meaning to his daughter’s death.

In a letter from Marc written to our founder, Mike, Marc describes how this “unique collaboration further demonstrates that, by linking arms and pursuing common goals, we can achieve results that are beyond our individual capabilities.”  You can read the letter in its entirety below.

We are proud to continue to help bring closure to missing persons cases through strategic partnerships with partners such as KlassKids. To learn more about the KlaasKids Foundation, please click HERE.

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Lost Hiker Rescued Alive by Emergency Cell Phone Record Analysis

Tuolumne County, CA – March 26, 2020 started out as a beautiful day in Tuolumne County California, filled with blue skies and an unusual tranquility due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Throughout the state residents struggled to find activities to occupy their time as California issued a “stay-at-home” order.

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For Immediate Release 4/30/2020

Contact:

Nicole Poser  –Dir of Business Operations

Hawk Analytics, Inc.

469-373-4295

info@hawkanalytics.com

www.hawkanalytics.com

Tuolumne County, CA – March 26, 2020 started out as a beautiful day in Tuolumne County California, filled with blue skies and an unusual tranquility due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.  Throughout the state residents struggled to find activities to occupy their time as California issued a “stay-at-home” order.  A day hike in the Red Hills Recreational Area at the foothills of the Stanislaus National Forest seemed to be a good idea for getting out while practicing social distancing, but the trip had unintended consequences for one female hiker.

After hiking for almost 6 hours, while trying to return to the trailhead, a woman suddenly found herself lost.  She followed several paths that looked familiar but she ended up going in circles, ultimately ending up even more lost.  As night was falling, and her cell phone battery was dying, she placed a call to a family member to report she was lost in the Red Hills area.  Soon after that, her phone went dead.

Family members called the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) who started “pinging” her cell phone.  They dispatched patrol deputies and a California Highway Patrol airship to the area.  TCSO Search & Rescue (SAR) was activated to assist in the search.  It was now dark and the pings were not providing much information, due to the fact that her cell phone was dead.   The phones last location reported showed she was about three miles outside of the Red Hills Recreational Area.

Due to weather conditions, the terrain, and the lack of daylight, the Incident Commander on scene made the decision to suspend operations and wait for first light to resume the ground and air search.  In the meantime, a high-tech investigator from TCSO was asked to assist with reviewing the Call Detail Records (CDRs) related to the woman’s cell phone.  Verizon Wireless provided the CDRs along with specialized location records.

That night and into the early morning hours of March 27th, the investigator examined the records.  At 1:50am PST, he reached out to the Hawk Analytics Emergency Response Team, a 24/7 exigent support team specializing in examining and mapping cell phone records.  Within minutes of reviewing the records, several areas of interest (GPS coordinates) were identified by the Hawk Analytics team as good areas in which to focus search efforts, assuming the hiker would stay put during the night and not change her location or try to hike out of the area.

Search Areas Identified By Hawk Analytics

Since Hawk Analytics inception in 2013, any law enforcement agency handling an emergency that involves cell phone data analysis or mapping is welcome to use CellHawk for free. CellHawk is a secure, web-based software that combines cellular engineering experience with a clear understanding of investigators’ needs that is used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the country.

At first light, the TCSO Incident Commander dispatched several TCSO SAR teams to those geo-locations and the first SAR team found the hiker alive.

 

“This [rescue] could not have happened without your assistance.  The … family and our office are truly grateful for Hawk Analytics, the wonderful team you guys have and all the assistance you provide!  THANK YOU!”

 -Detective Lee, Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office

 

This incident is a great example of how cell phone records can assist in finding missing persons and the help that Hawk Analytics can provide to first responders.  This was a remarkable outcome and one that the hiker will remember for some time.

 

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Press Release: Hawk Analytics Helps Crack Murder-for-Hire Case: Guilty Verdicts Rendered

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Fort Myers, FL – Four years after Dr. Teresa Sievers was found deceased in her home, her family has found closure in a multi-trial case. Lee County Sheriff’s Office painted a picture of an inter-state murder-for-hire conspiracy by using Hawk Analytics proprietary software, CellHawk’s ability to quickly analyze tower dump returns. CellHawk exhibits presented during the trials of Mark Sievers and Jimmy Ray Rodgers were key because they provided clear and easy-to-read maps of call detail records.

The verdict was guilty of first-degree murder and of course CellHawk played a significant part… CellHawk was the main reason the burner phones were found.

Myra SimmonsAnalyst, Lee County Sheriff’s Office (retired)

Dr. Teresa Sievers was found beaten to death in her family home on June 25th, 2015. With few initial leads, investigators requested a tower dump for the area of the crime. A tower dump is an investigative technique in which all phone numbers that registered on a cell site during a particular date and time are provided to law enforcement via legal process. Armed with intelligence gathered from suspect interviews, investigators identified and ordered tower information for two additional locations of interest – both located in Missouri.

The Sheriff’s office analyst used CellHawk’s Link Analysis feature to compare thousands of records and identified the “burner” (or prepaid phones) that were used to communicate the murder plans. The tower dump records identified Mark Sievers, Dr. Sievers husband, and his best friend Curtis Wright as suspects. It was later discovered that Wright received help from a third suspect, Jimmy Ray Rodgers, who Wright had previously met in prison. Sievers had asked Wright to murder his wife while Sievers was visiting Wright in Missouri on the day of Wrights’ wedding. Sievers explained Teresa wished to get a divorce and he was worried he would lose his two daughters in a custody battle. Mark Sievers took out a five million dollar life insurance policy out on Teresa after that conversation.

AT&T provides all the phone records – which is thousands and thousands of pages – in a PDF. I can just drag them and drop them and put them into the system [CellHawk]. In minutes, it analyzes them.

Myra SimmonsAnalyst, Lee County Sheriff’s Office (retired)

 In a follow up search warrant, the call detail records for the prepaid phones were requested and the information was analyzed using CellHawk. CellHawk generated reports and maps that revealed communication between the phones during the short time they were active, which was around the time of the murder. Jurors were shown maps created by CellHawk in the trials that depicted Rodgers’ phone travelling between Missouri and Florida in the days before and in the days after the crime.  Both Rodgers’ phone and Teresa Sievers phone registered on the same cell tower several times during the time investigators say the murder occurred.

A witness in the trials referenced her ongoing education in the field of cellular technology to establish her credibility to testify to the specific cellular analysis in this case. Hawk Analytics, Inc., the creator of CellHawk, offers several avenues for continuing education in the field of cellular technology, HawkTalk, a live and on-demand monthly webinar series, is designed to address the emerging trends in cellular technology to help the community stay informed. The 2019 webinar topics included Google, how to interpret returns from major carriers, best practice for cell phone records in court, and an in depth look at cell site coverage areas. You can participate in these free webinar resources on Support@Hawk. Register HERE to gain access to past webinars, tower dump search warrant templates, call detail record search warrant templates, court cases, and more.

At least once a month I take webinars to refresh my skills.

Myra SimmonsAnalyst, Lee County SO (retired) in trial of Jimmy Rodgers

Curtis Wright plead guilty to second degree murder in 2016 and testified against Jimmy Ray Rodgers and Mark Sievers. He received 25 years. Rodgers went to jury trial in Lee County in October of 2019 and was found guilty of second-degree murder. He is scheduled to be sentenced on December 12th, 2019. Mark Sievers was found guilty of first-degree murder on December 5th, 2019 after four hours of jury deliberation and they recommended the death penalty.

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Announcements

Hawk Analytics, Inc. is Hiring Software Architect

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Don’t miss this chance to work with an awesome team, and join the thought leaders in cellular technology mapping, and analysis.

About:  Hawk Analytics is a hi-tech software startup that specializes in big data analysis and geographic mapping solutions. The company’s Software-As-A-Service product – CellHawk – is used by local, state & federal law enforcement agencies to analyze data during investigations. The product has a proven track record of helping agencies save time and solve more crimes. More information about the company can be found at www.hawkanalytics.com.  

Position Summary: Hawk Analytics is looking engineering talent to test & support our world-class SaaS applications. This is a hands-on position that will be responsible for designing & delivering solutions to complex big-data & GIS problems using the latest technologies. 

Position Location: Dallas/Fort Worth area 

Skill Set Preferred:  

  • Position may involve working with sensitive data. Candidate must have excellent moral character and be able to pass a background check 
  • Excellent Java skills 
  • Excellent Javascript/HTML5 skills 
  • Experience developing web-based applications (e.g. REST APIs, Single-Page Apps, SSO) 
  • Strong software engineering process fundamentals (e.g. Agile/Scrum, testing levels & methodologies, use of bug-tracking tools, git, etc.) 
  • A track record of delivering successful software
  • Strong appreciation of the importance of usability in the user interface 
  • Fanatical pursuit of quality in the work you deliver 
  • An interest in GIS (graphical information systems) & mapping 
  • An interest in criminal justice 
  • B.S. / M.S. Computer Science (or similar) 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with great interpersonal skills 

Interested candidates please send resume to Nicole Poser, Senior Director of Business Operations nicole@hawkanalytics.com.

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Hawk Partner Highlight – KlaasKids

Hawk Analytics was founded over a decade ago by Mike Melson and his wife, Dr. Bridget Melson who are passionate about helping families find their missing loved ones. Furthering Hawk Analytics commitment to this cause we are proud to announce our partnership with the Klaas Kids Foundation. 

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Hawk Analytics was founded over a decade ago by Mike Melson and his wife, Dr. Bridget Melson, who are passionate about helping families find their missing loved ones. In furthering our commitment to this cause, we are proud to highlight our partnership with the KlaasKids Foundation. The KlaasKids Foundation was established in 1994 in honor of Polly Klaas, a twelve year old who was kidnapped and murdered. Her father, Marc Klaas, established the foundation to help give meaning to his daughter’s death.

In a letter from Marc written to our founder, Mike, Marc describes how this “unique collaboration further demonstrates that, by linking arms and pursuing common goals, we can achieve results that are beyond our individual capabilities.”  You can read the letter in its entirety below.

We are proud to continue to help bring closure to missing persons cases through strategic partnerships with partners such as KlassKids. To learn more about the KlaasKids Foundation, please click HERE.

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Hawk Analytics, Inc. is Hiring Senior Sales Representatives

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Hawk Analytics is currently hiring Inside Sales Reps! Don’t miss this chance to work with an awesome team, and join the thought leaders in cellular technology mapping, and analysis.

About:  Hawk Analytics is a SaaS firm that specializes in big data analysis and geographic mapping solutions using Call Detail Recording data from cellular providers. The company’s proprietary software – CellHawk – is used by local, state & federal law enforcement agencies to analyze data during investigations. Hawk Analytics has a proven track record of helping agencies save time, reduce costs and solve more crimes. More information about the company can be found at www.hawkanalytics.com.

Position Summary: Hawk Analytics has an immediate need for an experienced inside sales professional to sell our flagship Software-as-a-Service CellHawk, via an annual subscription, to clients in a clear, concise and professional manner.

Skill Set: The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of proven sales experience with quota achievement
  • Both inbound and outbound sales calls
  • Attending trade shows
  • Working knowledge of SaaS
  • CRM experience required
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Work independently
  • Law enforcement knowledge or background a plus
  • Position involves working with sensitive data
  • Pass a background check
  • 4-year college degree preferred

Interested candidates please send resume to Nicole Poser, Senior Director of Business Operations  nicole@hawkanalytics.com.

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The Hawk’s Nest Blog

The Hawk’s Nest is a blog created to help educate and inform investigators and analysts on the many facets of understanding the digital world of communication and geo-location records in their investigations.

A simple guide to understanding cell site terminology when mapping cellular call detail records

If you’re new to working with cellular call detail records, you may soon realize that there is no shortage of acronyms in this field and may find it difficult keep all the terms straight. Analyzing call detail records is a skill that takes time to refine and fully understand. One thing I particularly struggled with when I first started analyzing CDRs was knowing the difference between 3G and 4G terminology, how the carriers label their cell sites and more importantly, how to interpret what I was looking at in CellHawk. Here is a simplified explanation of what I learned along the way…

Lost Hiker Rescued Alive by Emergency Cell Phone Record Analysis

Tuolumne County, CA – March 26, 2020 started out as a beautiful day in Tuolumne County California, filled with blue skies and an unusual tranquility due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Throughout the state residents struggled to find activities to occupy their time as California issued a “stay-at-home” order.