CCPD Forensic Examiner Among Best in the Nation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - In this age of technology, evidence discovered in digital devices helps police solve many crimes. People who are trained in making these types of digital discoveries are called electronic device forensic examiners. Rene Martinez is one of those examiners with the police department and he was recently recognized by the United States Secret Service for being one of the Top 10 examiners in the country.

Martinez has performed over 500 exams totaling more than 40 Terabytes of digital information or about as much information you can burn onto over 800 Blu-Ray discs. He examines devices from mobile phones, personal gaming systems and computers. His work has helped solve cases including child sex offenses to homicides.

Martinez has been with the City for almost nine years.