VirtuaLEVA 2020!!!! The 31st Annual DME Training Symposium


All sessions’ hours can be applied to LEVA certification renewal including the recorded sessions.

Click HERE for current details.

Member and Non-member rates.

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

Direct any membership related questions to Susan Krawczyk, LEVA Executive Secretary,

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NEW!  LEVA ONLINE Level 1 hosted by the Toronto Police College

February 15 - 19, 2021

Students receive training in a classroom arranged for social distancing.  The roster is limited to 20 students.  

For details, click HERE.

Please direct any questions to Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director,


ONLINE: LEVA Level 3 "The Principles of Forensic Video/Image Compare and Contrast".  October 19 - 23, 2020. Click HERE.

Student comment: "I appreciated the opportunity to try it online, and would attend again. It would be easier for me to convince my administration to allow me to attend training if I don't have to pay airfare, hotel, and meals."

ONLINE: LEVA Level 4 "Advanced Forensic Video Analysis & the Law".  Scheduled for December 7 - 11, 2020.  Click HERE for details 

Student comment: "It was awesome! I attended levels 1-3 in person and I don’t feel like I missed out on anything in the online format. Loved doing this class from the comfort of my own home."


Here are four online LEVA classes you can take now.  The training hours can be applied towards LEVA certification renewal.

For those outside of North America: please advise if interested as presentations can be scheduled for periods  better suited to your time zone.  Please message Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director,

Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses

Scheduled September 28-30 


LEVA Problem Solving Workflow

More to be scheduled


LEVA Workflow Analysis 101

More to be scheduled


LEVA Workflow Analysis 201

More to be scheduled



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ON-LINE: Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses Course

September 28 @ 8:00 am

To be streamed September 28-30, 2020.  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 for course […]

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ONLINE !! LEVA Level 3: The Principles of Forensic Video/Image Compare and Contrast

October 19 @ 10:00 am

Streamed live October 19-23, 2020 10 am to 6 pm Eastern Time each day Course Overview The Principles of Forensic Video/Image and Contrast focuses on the science of comparing known items with CCTV images of questioned items. The process of analysis and examination of the characteristics found in questioned evidence is studied in detail. Using the latest […]

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ONLINE!! LEVA Level 4: Advanced Forensic Video Analysis & The Law

December 7

ONLINE!!!   December 7 – 11, 2020  Course Overview This online course is primarily hands-on in which students process video evidence, write a report and present it in a moot court. Perfecting the CV is also featured. Class size is limited to 15 students. This 40-hour advanced level of instruction focuses on case law and relevant […]

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