Digital Audio Clarification

Can you make this clear? Can You take out the background noise? Yes. In the forensic world, audio clarification equals intelligibility

What we do

Owen Forensic Services, L.L.C., maintains a state of the art facility for the purposes of digital audio clarification, digital video clarification, digital audio and video authenticity analysis, voice identification and media/data recovery. We provide forensic consulting, examination, expert testimony, and over 25 years of experience in analyzing, clarifying, authenticating all recorded evidence for presentation in court. Our hardware and software are the latest that technology has to offer. Our specialty is providing our clients with powerful demonstrative evidence and fact-based testimony.


Jennifer E. Owen

B.A., M.A.

Jennifer E. Owen has worked as a Forensic recorded evidence media analyst since 1995. She was a Chief Forensic Examiner at Owl Investigations, Inc. and specialized in Audio and Video Analysis and Voice Identification. In 2001, she obtained her Master’s degree in Criminal Justice. In 2010, she started her own company, Owen Forensic Services, LLC. Ms. Owen has analyzed hundreds of Audio, Video and Voice Identification cases, voice comparison analysis, including forensic transcription, enhanced photographs, and meta-data recovery of digital files.

Famous Cases

April 23, 2012

New analysis of 40-year-old recording of Kent State shootings reveals that Ohio Guard was given an order to prepare to fire

The Ohio National Guardsmen who fired on students and antiwar protesters at Kent State University on May 4th, 1970 were given an order to prepare to shoot, according to a new analytics of a 40-year-old audio tape of the event. […]
April 23, 2012

Forensic audio experts Allen and Owen have had long, interesting careers deciphering the sounds of crime

From mobsters and murderers to terrorists and even a chatty presidential hopeful, forensic audio specialists Stuart Allen and Tom Owen have scrutinized, analyzed — and testified about — an extraordinary array of recorded subjects and suspects. Click here to read […]

Forensic Articles

July 31, 2018

The Digital Detectives – the Key to Understanding Digital Evidence

In today’s world of non-stop snaps, Instagram and Facebook posts, CCTV surveillance, dashcams, and cellphone use, recorded evidence has become an essential part of investigative practices.  When dealing with multimedia evidence, the “digital evidence” needs to understand what is actually […]
July 30, 2018

Law And The Expert Witness- The Admissibility Of Recorded Evidence

Audio tapes, Video Tapes, Voice Identification, Enhancement and Authenticity Issue related to the admissibility of recorded media must pass certain legal criteria before it can be presented as evidence in a court of law. The dictionary meaning of the word […]
July 28, 2018

American Board of Recorded Evidence – Voice Comparison Standards

AMERICAN BOARD of RECORDED EVIDENCE   VOICE COMPARISON STANDARDS Abstract   This document specifies the requirements of the American Board of Recorded Evidence for the comparison of recorded voice samples. These standards have been established for all practitioners of the […]
July 29, 2018

Voice Identification The Aural/Spectrographic Method

I – Introduction The forensic science of voice identification has come a long way from when it was first introduced in the American courts back in the mid 1960’s. In the early days of this identification technique there was little […]