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September 2020

LEVA Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & The Law: Birmingham, England: POSTPONED

September 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
West Midlands Police HQ

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, this class is to be scheduled for the Spring 2021. Course Overview: The increased use of digital video systems by the general public has made digital multimedia evidence (DME) a significant and integral part of modern criminal and civil investigations. Since there is no standard video recording system in use, the need for trained individuals who know how to properly recover this type of evidence has increased. Properly acquiring DME is crucial, as all…

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LEVA Level 2: Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing: Kansas City, MO POSTPONED

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Due to the COVID-19, this Sept. 21-25 class is being rescheduled. 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…

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LEVA Level 3: The Principles of Forensic Video/Image Compare and Contrast: Kansas City, MO POSTPONED

September 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Kansas City Regional Police Academy

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, this class is to be scheduled for Summer 2021. Course Overview This class focuses on the science of comparing known objects with CCTV images of questioned objects. The process of cataloguing class characteristics and unique characteristics found in questioned evidence is examined in detail. Using a variety of programs in a forensic lab environment, analysts/examiners develop a scientific workflow involving the hands-on analysis of video evidence, criminal-case report writing and courtroom presentation. Course Location: Kansas…

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ON-LINE: Courtroom Testimony for Expert Witnesses Course

September 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
ON-LINE

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 detailed description WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  This three-day course is specifically designed for experts (and experts in training) in ANY area of expertise. Even though LEVA…

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October 2020

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

October 26, 2020 - March 31, 2021
ON-LINE

Registration remains open for LEVA's 31st Annual Digital Multimedia Evidence Training Symposium, VirtuaLEVA 2020! A online series of training events were recorded the week of October 26-30.  Full recorded sessions are accessible until April 1, 2021. All session hours can be applied to LEVA certification renewal. RECORDED SESSIONS AND DESCRIPTIONS:  Click HERE In order to get credit for the recorded sessions you viewed, simply send an email to Jan Garvin, training@leva.org and Amy Hak, onlinefacilitator@leva.org letting us know you finished.…

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November 2020

LEVA Level 4: Advanced Forensic Video Analysis & The Law: Nottingham, England POSTPONED

November 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
Nottingham Trent University, UK

Public Safety Price is just USD1730 or GBP equivalent Corporate / private sector: USD 2500 / GBP 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. Who Can Apply? Only those who successfully completed LEVA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses. Click here to register Course Overview This course is primarily hands-on in which students process video evidence, write a report and present…

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ON-LINE: Workflow Analysis 101

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

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;…

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Level 2: Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing: Birmingham, England POSTPONED

November 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
West Midlands Police HQ

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, this class is to be scheduled for the Summer 2021. NOTEWORTHY: Following successful completion of the Level 1 and 2 LEVA courses, holding 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. Strongly encourage registering as soon as possible. LEVA courses sell out before the registration cutoff date. Public Safety Price…

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ON-LINE: Workflow Analysis 201

November 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
ON-LINE

To be streamed live 1100-1300 Pacific Standard Time:  December 10, 2020 LEVA membership is NOT required to take this course. Workflow Analysis 201 is “hands-on” and interactive. It builds upon the skills learned in Workflow Analysis 101 focusing specifically on the processes used to produce the analysis, exhibits and the illustrative report using a peer review-based curriculum. WHO CAN ATTEND?  Anyone who has successfully completed Workflow Analysis 101. OBJECTIVES / DETAILS:  Students will gain experience/knowledge by learning specific details related…

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ON-LINE Problem Solving Workflow

November 23, 2020
ON-LINE

LEVA membership is NOT required to take this course. WHEN?  To be scheduled.  For further information, contact Mr. Jan Garvin, LEVA Executive Director, training@leva.org WHO CAN ATTEND? Beginner to advanced forensic video technicians and analysts with priority to those who have successfully completed the LEVA Level 2 class, “Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing”, and who are currently tasked with video clarification responsibilities. IMPORTANT: Attendees should have at least basic experience using Amped FIVE software. NOTE: Each class is limited to ten…

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