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Intro to Best Practices for Recovery of Digital Video: Pontiac, Michigan

May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm

Seats available for May 16-17, 2024

Course Overview:

This two-day in-person class is for those needing to gain a basic understanding of digital and cloud-based recording systems. It’s for those in law enforcement / government agencies, corporate or private sector who are likely to encounter this type of evidence. This training provides skills to recover the video in a sound manner and make use of the video recovered. The class will also highlight concerns in digital video, sources of information/knowledge, and further training.

Location: Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, 1200 N Telegraph Road Building #38E, Pontiac, MI 48341.

Instructors: Detective Dean Brown and Detective M.T. Brown

LAB SYSTEMS: LEVA provides laptops with all needed software for use in class.

Who Should Apply?

    • Employees of any international, federal, state/provincial, or local public safety agency including the Dept. of Defense, Dept. of Homeland Security and educational institutions, may apply.  Especially those with little to no experience with video but who could expect to interact with it as part of their job.

See FLYER for additional information and course objectives.

LEVA Membership:   LEVA membership is not required to attend.

Credits and Certificate: LEVA will also issue a certificate to each student who passes the course.  Those needing hours towards LEVA certification renewal earn 16 hours.

Travel & Accommodation:  Students are responsible for securing their own lodging and all ground transportation to / from the airport and between the hotel and class each day.

Nearest major airport: Detroit (DTW)

MEALS:  All meals are the responsibility of the student.

PARKING:  Free at training site.

TUITION:  $750 per student. Due NLT May 3, 2024.  (Discounts are available for agencies requesting five or more seats)

NOTE:  Registering only serves as a placeholder. Tuition payment secures the seat.

Unless otherwise arranged with LEVA, students accepted to attend must pay the course fee by November 15, 2024. You can pay on-line when registering. Other payment options are check, wire transfer and credit card (Visa, Mastercard and American Express only).


With the exception of war, government regulation, disaster, strikes or exigent circumstances, a refund will be approved minus a $25 service charge. As an alternative, a student who must cancel may apply the full amount as a credit to a future LEVA class. Credit from a class cannot be applied for the annual symposium registration.


Fill in the online application by April 26, 2024.

You will be notified via e-­mail that your application was received and its status of acceptance.

Click HERE to register.

Essential Disclaimer:

Graduates of the course receive a LEVA certificate indicating successful completion of the 16-hour curriculum. That certificate should NOT be interpreted as a certification of any type. Registering for any LEVA class indicates they fully understand they are not receiving any certification from this course alone and must refer to this training as LEVA’s on their resume, CV or any discoverable document. This class is not conducted to officially endorse any product or service.

Additional Information:

For additional information regarding this course, contact Troy Lawrence, LEVA Deputy Executive Director, troy.lawrence@leva.org.



May 16 @ 8:00 am
May 17 @ 5:00 pm
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Oakland County Sheriff’s Office
1200 N Telegraph Road Building #38E
Pontiac, MI 48341 United States
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