LEVA Returns To IN Classroom Training!

With the recent updates from health and science officials, LEVA has determined it is safe to return to IN-PERSON classes while adhering to prevailing guidance.  However, we will continue to schedule and offer classes virtually as well.

An IN-PERSON LEVA Level 1 course, "Forensic Video Analysis & the Law", has been scheduled and registration is open.  Seating is limited.

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Bend, OR, June 14 - 18, 2021.

FOR CANADA: We are waiting for travel restrictions to reach the point where we can schedule in-person LEVA courses.  Online classes are open to register.

FOR THE UK:  See two available In-Person UK classes below (including online options).

Scroll down for the link to this LEVA course and others.


What About the 2021 LEVA DME Training Symposium?

LEVA will make a decision by June 1 whether to have its 32nd Annual Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium in-person October 18-22 (just outside of Nashville, Tennessee) or have it online that week as VirtuaLEVA 2021.   Click HERE for preliminary details of the In-Person event for planning.

If you want to reserve a guestroom at the event hotel (Embassy Suites), click HERE.  NOTE: A credit card is used only to hold the room. It will not be charged unless you fail to cancel and / or not show up.

Please direct any questions to Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director, training@leva.org


Interested in joining a LEVA Committee?

LEVA welcomes its members to apply for various committees to contribute to continued organizational growth.

Click HERE to apply.


ONLINE:  Forensic Audio Fundamentals

April 26 - 30, 2021 class is  FULL.

Now accepting applications for August 9 - 13, 2021.


ONLINE: Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysis

June 1 - 4, 2021 class is FULL

Scheduling another underway.


ONLINE: Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses

Seats available for June 7 - 9, 2021


IN-PERSON: Level 1 Forensic Video Analysis & the Law

Scheduled June 14 - 28, 2021. Hosted by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, Bend, OR



IN-PERSON: Level 1 Forensic Video Analysis & the Law

July 19 - 23, 2021 class in Las Vegas Metro is FULL.


ONLINE: Level 3 Principles of Forensic Video/Image Compare & Contrast  

Now accepting applications for July 26 - 30, 2021.

================================================================           IN-PERSON IN THE UK:  Forensic Audio Fundamentals

Now accepting applications for September 6 - 10, 2021.


IN-PERSON IN THE UK:  Adobe Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysis

Now accepting applications for September 21 - 24, 2021.


ONLINE: Level 4 Advanced Forensic Video Analysis & the Law

December 6 - 10, 2021 class is FULL.

Now accepting applications for March 7 - 11, 2022


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ON-LINE: Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses Course

June 7 @ 8:00 am

To be streamed June 7 – 9, 2021. LEVA membership is NOT required to take this course.  The Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses course is now being offered in a virtual live format. We recognize that traveling for training is not feasible this year and so we are bringing the training to you. Click HERE […]

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LEVA Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & The Law: Bend, Oregon

June 14 @ 8:00 am

The increased use of digital video systems by the general public has made digital multimedia evidence (DME) a significant and integral part of modern criminal and civil investigations. Since there is no standard video recording system in use, the need for trained individuals who know how to properly recover this type of evidence has increased.

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In UK: Adobe Photoshop for Forensic Video Analysis

September 21 @ 8:00 am

When: September 21-24, 2021 Where: Nottingham Trent University, School of Science & Technology, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS LEVA Membership:  LEVA membership is not required to attend. Course Overview: This four-day workshop is limited to a maximum of 24 students. The course begins with an introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge, developing best practices […]

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