The use of information technology is an essential part of law enforcement activity. Cloud technology is widely widespread in our life. Unfortunately, it should be noted that this technology is not widespread in the activities of investigators during the pre-trial investigation of criminal offenses. Therefore, in this article the author focuses on the possibilities of using cloud technologies in law enforcement, as well as on the distinctive features of this technology. In addition, the author has conducted a study in the context of the possibility of obtaining information from the Internet using cloud technologies during pre-trial investigation of criminal offenses. Ways of obtaining information from the Internet using cloud technologies during the pre-trial investigation are studied and criminal procedural means of obtaining such information during the pre-trial investigation are identified. The problems of using cloud technology by the investigator are described in the article. The positive aspects of replacing traditional personal computers with cloud services are identified. The history of the development of cloud technologies is described. The models of cloud technologies and their importance in the activities of the investigator are analysed. The author has investigated the features of using virtual computers in Amazon Web Services during the pre-trial investigation. The possibility of using software product such as Microsoft Office 365 by the investigator is described.