LEVA's 2017 training schedule is posted and the registration process is open.
The schedule includes these 40-hour LEVA core classes hosted by the UK's Greater Manchester Police, the Honolulu Police Department in Hawaii, the Kansas City, MO Police Department and the Houston Forensic Science Center:
- Level 1: Forensic Video Analysis & the Law
- Level 2: Digital Multimedia Evidence Processing
- Level 3: Photographic Video Comparison
- Level 4: Advanced Forensic Video Analysis & the Law
Seating is limited.
- UK: Level 2, May 15-19 (SOLD OUT)
- US: Kansas City - Level 1 (SOLD OUT), April 3-7; Level 2, June 19-23; Level 3, September 12-16
- JUST ANNOUNCED! US: Seattle - Level 1, June 26-30.
- Honolulu: Level 2, September 25-29 (tentative)
- Houston - Level 4, December 4-8
For details, click the Training tab at the top of this home page, select Upcoming Training Events and scroll down to the class(es) of interest.
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LEVA was proud to have representation at the recent annual conference of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences in Birmingham, England.
John Kennedy, LEVA’s International Strategies Program Manager, facilitated two days of video evidence sessions. LEVA instructor Scott Kuntz gave a lecture on the reliability of video evidence.
The mounting interest for LEVA training in the United Kingdom has resulted in scheduled classes beginning in 2017.
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LEVA will conduct its Level 1 class, “Forensic Video Analysis & the Law”, in Anaheim, California, July 18 - 22. It will be hosted by the Disneyland Resort Security and Emergency Services.
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The Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association International (LEVA) applauds the findings of the Texas Forensic Science Commission’s report, “Forensic Video Analysis – Height Determination Complaint Filed on Behalf of George R. Powell, III. Analyst Self-Disclosure,” which was finalized in April. The findings demonstrated the importance of having trained professionals in the science of forensic video analysis processing video evidence and presenting results in a court of law.Add a comment
69 students completed the latest LEVA Level 1 course representing points all over the globe.
Students came from Thailand, England, Sweden, Brazil, across Canada and the US (including Puerto Rico). Nearly 1/3 of attendees were from outside the US.
A graduate from Puerto Rico commented, “The training was awesome! More than I expected.” Another from Washington state, "It was a great course and I got a lot out of it…. Looking forward to Level 2 now!”
The instruction team of Scott Kuntz, Ed Baker, Jonathan Hak, Clint Eastop, Kris Caesar and Jennifer Scharf led the students during the five-day course in the LEVA Lab.