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LEVA Level 2: Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing: University of New Haven, CT

July 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

July 31 – August 4, 2023

PREREQUISITE:  Must have successfully completed the LEVA Level 1 course within the previous two years.  LEVA membership is NOT required.

NOTEWORTHY: Following successful completion of the Level 1 and 2 LEVA courses, maintaining a current LEVA membership and performing video processing for at least one year, the student will receive LEVA certification as a Forensic Video Technician. Certification remains valid for three years and is renewable.

Upon successful completion of Level 2, students will receive a complimentary LEVA membership valid until the end of the calendar year. Refer to the LEVA By-Law sections III and XVI for information regarding membership.

Course Overview:

The LEVA Level 2 course builds on the concepts of the LEVA Level 1 course. The public expectation today is that if a crime occurs, there will be video/audio of the incident. There is a significant, specific skill set that investigators need to PROPERLY handle and process the digital multimedia evidence that gets collected. If the DME is not handled and processed carefully, according to best practices, the video/audio might not be interpreted accurately. This course exposes students to more advanced theory and hands-on techniques that conform to the Best Practices for the Acquisition and Processing of Digital Multimedia Evidence (DME).

Location: University of New Haven (Orange Campus), 584 Derby-Milford Rd, Orange, CT 06477.

Instructors: Scott Kuntz, Detective Ed Baker (Ret), Jonathan Hak, QC.

LAB SYSTEMS: LEVA provides laptops with all needed software. Many have successfully completed the class who use a system or software other than the ones on LEVA Mobile Lab laptops. LEVA instruction team members guide students through necessary keystrokes during the class.

MEMBERS: Log-in to automatically receive the proper tuition rate.  Others select the SEND INVOICE payment option and the appropriate rate will be invoiced.  Questions? Email training@leva.org.

Who Can Apply?

Applicants must have successfully completed LEVA’s “Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & the Law” course.

  • Employees of any international, federal, state/provincial, or local public safety agency including the Dept. of Defense and Dept. of Homeland Security, may apply. Also, students currently enrolled in a bonafide college or university criminal justice program. An applicant for educational pricing should be either a person who is a full-time instructor at a nationally accredited educational facility or is a full-time student. Neither can be employed in the imaging industry. *Tuition rate is below.
  • A select number of seats are available to the private sector (for-profit businesses) who successfully completed LEVA’s Level 1 course noted above.

Credits and Certificate:

Successful completion of this basic level course satisfies a requirement toward LEVA’s Forensic Video Analyst and Technician certifications.

Students not seeking Certification may receive a Certificate of Attendance without taking the final course written examination.

Click HERE to review the full policy on retaking exams and fees.

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION:  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: Hartford (BDL): 60 minute drive from hotels and training site.   Airport at New Haven expected to re-open in early Spring 2023.

MEALS:  All meals are the responsibility of the student. There is a Starbucks on-site and has meal items.

PARKING: Free in designated lots.

ADVISORY

The course will end by 4:00 P.M. on that Friday.

TUITION

LEVA subsidizes training for Government agencies and non-profit organizations that offer forensic video services to law enforcement. Private sector, for-profit companies must pay the unsubsidized fee.

  • $1,500 for full-time employees of law enforcement / public safety / government / educational
  • $2,000 for Corporate / Private Sector employees
NOTE: Registering serves as a placeholder only. Tuition payment secures the seat.

Unless otherwise arranged with LEVA, students accepted to attend must pay the course fee by July 14, 2023. You can pay on-line when registering. Other payment options are check, wire transfer and credit card (Visa, Mastercard and American Express only).

TUITION PAYMENT / REFUND POLICY:

https://www.leva.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/LEVA-Class-Cancellation-Policy.pdf

Application

Fill in the online application by July 3, 2023.

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 40-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 a certification from any one LEVA course 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 Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director, at (540) 842-1742 or email: training@leva.org

Details

Start:
July 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

University of New Haven – Orange Campus
584 Derby-Milford Rd.
Orange, CT 06477 United States
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