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

January 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm

Streamed live January 24 – 28, 2022

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 CCTV images of questioned objects with known items. The process of analysis and examination of the characteristics found in questioned evidence is studied in detail. Using the latest imaging technologies, students are exposed to an advanced scientific workflow for the hands-on analysis of video evidence, comparative chart production, criminal-case report writing and courtroom presentation.

WHO CAN APPLY: Graduates of the LEVA Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

TUITION: Public Safety Agencies $1000    Corporate/Private Sector $2000

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.


  • Understand and articulate consistencies and inconsistencies between similar objects.
  • Identify class characteristics and unique characteristics in known or questioned objects.
  • Develop effective Standard Operating Procedures, including note taking.
  • Prepare video evidence for court.
  • Understand the boundaries for the forensic video expert in court.
  • Develop competency with the production of comparison charts.
  • Develop advanced strategies for the examination of video evidence.
  • Produce effective courtroom presentations

Course Instructors

Tracy Peloquin, LEVA Certified Forensic Video Analyst

Ed Baker, LEVA Certified Forensic Video Analyst

Who Can Apply

Graduates of the LEVA Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

    • 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.

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). Private sector applicants must obtain a current national criminal background check and attach the results to the course application.

With the exception of those applicants who supply video analysis services or CCTV equipment, other private sector applicants whose responsibilities include the development, sales or marketing of products or services to law enforcement will not be considered.

Due to the overwhelming response to this course, applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility. Applying does not automatically mean the application is accepted.

Credits and Certificate

This course provides 40 credit hours toward LEVA Certification. LEVA will also issue a certificate to each student who passes the course.

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

An overall score of 70% must achieved to successfully complete this course.

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


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.

$1000 (government, law enforcement, public safety, educational)
$2000 (corporate / private sector)

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 January 7, 2022. Payment options are check, credit card (Visa,Mastercard and American Express only).

REFUND POLICY: If a refund is requested, a $25 service charge will be assessed.


Click HERE to register

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

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 any 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


January 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am
January 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
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Jan Garvin