Intermountain West RCFL

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Welcome to the Intermountain West RCFL Web Page

Intermountain West RCFL LogoWelcome to the Intermountain West's Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory (IWRCFL) webpage. Our mission is to provide the highest quality digital forensics services and assistance to law enforcement agencies with jurisdiction in Utah, Idaho, and Montana. To better accommodate our expansive service area, the IWRCFL Satellite Network (ISN) was created, and has laboratories in Billings and Boise.

The IWRCFL is seeking additional law enforcement agencies become participating agencies with the IWRCFL. Benefits of participation are numerous – contact IWRCFL Director Ben Barron at 801-456-4801.

What is an RCFL?

An RCFL is a one-stop, full service forensics laboratory and training center devoted entirely to the examination of digital evidence in support of criminal investigations, such as, but not limited to —

  • Terrorism
  • Child pornography
  • Crimes of violence
  • The theft or destruction to intellectual property
  • Internet crimes
  • Fraud


The IWRCFL's service area includes the states of Utah, Montana, and Idaho and any law enforcement agency from those states may submit request for digital media forensic services to the IWRCFL.

Intermountain West RCFL

Three Gateway Office Center
440 West 200 South, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Montana satellite office

2929 Third Avenue North
Suite 400
Billings, MT 59101

Telephone: 406-254-8200
Fax: 406-254-8100

Idaho satellite office

Wells Fargo Center
877 W. Main Street, Suite 404
Boise, ID 83702

Telephone: 208-433-3556
Fax: 208-433-3500

Participating Agencies

The participating agencies contribute personnel and resources to staff and maintain the operations of the IWRCFL. The IWRCFL's partners are:

Local Government

State Government

Federal Government