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ON-LINE: Workflow Analysis 101

November 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - December 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Streamed live 1100-1300 Pacific Standard Time:  December 3, 2020.

LEVA membership is NOT required to take this course.

This two-hour workshops are being offered in a virtual live format. Each class is limited to ten students.

This class is a prerequisite class to the Workflow Analysis 201 class.

You’ve recovered video evidence. Now what?

This two-hour on-line class is designed to be “hands-on” and interactive. It will provide you with the basic skills, concepts and understanding as it relates to; processing video evidence (obtained during an investigation), creating intuitive reports, providing courtroom exhibits or work product for on-going investigations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  Beginner to advanced forensic video technicians and analysts who are currently tasked with video/image clarification responsibilities.

OBJECTIVES / DETAILS:  Students will gain experience identifying specific details of the video evidence, creating referenced sequential images for clarification purposes, gain insight for bringing all of your processes into an illustrative report, better understand the connections between your work product and how they relate to depositions, testimony, interviews, BOLOS and crime bulletins. This session is the next “real-world” step for those who successfully completed LEVA’s Level 1 course “Forensic Video Analysis & the Law” or may attend. It will also provide a stronger foundation for anyone considering registering for Level 2 “Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing”.

Upon successful completion, student will receive two hours of credit toward LEVA certification renewal as a forensic video technician or analyst.

Workflow Analysis 101 will involve; group discussions, working hands-on with provided content, utilizing various problem-solving techniques, identifying proper workflows for processing video evidence, creating timesaving workflows for trans-coding and extracting referenced sequential images from the video evidence, selecting proper interpolations for image clarification as well as other techniques for producing a work product and analysis report. This class will be using Adobe Photoshop, Omnivore Viewer and Microsoft Word for discussing key concepts (in addition to various paid/freeware programs).

Together, the 101 and 102 Workflow Analysis classes are designed to assist you in day to day operational needs. It will also provide a better foundation for anyone attending LEVA Levels 2 through 4 and provide insight to anyone ultimately submitting a case for the Forensic Video Analyst Certification process.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Ed Baker is a LEVA core instructor, Certified Forensic Video Analyst/Consultant and retired Police Detective with over 27 years of law enforcement and criminal investigations experience. His vast experience in forensic video analysis, case investigation, courtroom presentation in forensic video evidence, DVR recovery and as one of LEVA’s core instruction team members provides an exceptional opportunity for learning.

NOTE: Courses are identical. Choose your preferred date on registration form: November 12 or December 3.

COST:  US$99   Student will receive sample media for class use, hands-on learning and instruction, an assessment of their work product, a certificate of successful completion and two-hour credit toward LEVA certification renewal.

NOTE: The seat is not guaranteed until tuition is paid.

Payment options are check, credit card (Visa, Mastercard and American Express only), PO and wire transfer.  Credit card payments MUST be in USD.

RISK FREE:  Online training can be compromised by life issues and technical issues that are not experienced within a classroom.  If a student is enrolled and has to leave the class for work reasons, family reasons or technical reasons, an email must be sent to LEVA Executive Director Jan Garvin within the first 30 minutes of class start time. Credit will be given to attend future online LEVA training.

REFUND POLICY: If a refund is requested, there is a $25 service charge.

REQUIREMENTS: Submitted registrations must be approved by LEVA for attendance.  Student tuition must be paid in full at least five business days prior to class start date.  Student must have access to a Windows PC with administrative rights, so they can install *software and multimedia files (prior to class) for class use.  Students must have a webcam and associated microphone for class participation.  Students must have a reliable Internet connection to support the web session.

*Although not required, students are encouraged to have Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Omnivore (or a trial version of QuickDME (which includes Omnivore’s viewer software).

DISCLAIMER: This class is not affiliated with Adobe, Microsoft or Ocean Systems, nor are the companies listed responsible for the content taught.

Essential Disclaimer

Graduates of any LEVA course receive a certificate indicating successful completion of the respective curriculum. That certificate should NOT be interpreted as a certification of any type. The disclaimer and student’s signature on the course application further indicate they fully understand they are not receiving any certification from this course and must refer to this training as LEVA’s on their resume, CV or any discoverable document.


Additional Information

For additional information regarding this course or LEVA, contact Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director, at (540) 842-1742 or email: training@leva.org


November 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am
December 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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Jan Garvin