Blockchain to Secure Digital Crime Evidence, British Ministry of Justice Official

Great Britain’s Ministry of Justice technical architecture lead, Alistair Davidson, has claimed that Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has great potential as a tool for securing and verifying digital evidence in a criminal investigation. He specifically cited the use of the technology in the creation of records for officer-worn camera footage.

In a blog post published in early November 2017, Davidson detailed how Blockchain can be used in law enforcement, particularly in establishing records for footage taken from cameras worn by police officers. He claimed that the prosecution can use the ledger record to prove the authenticity of the videos during court trials…

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