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Leeds Announces Forensic Science Scholarships at University of Central Oklahoma






Leeds Forensic Systems is pleased to announce our support of the University of Central Oklahoma Forensic Science Institute by offering two scholarships.  The University of Central Oklahoma has been a customer of Leeds since 2009. The Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc. Scholarship … Continue reading

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How to Upgrade your Existing Leeds Firearms Comparison Microscope






Since the sale of Leeds first comparison microscope in 1999, our sales and service teams have been dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to our growing number of forensic customers. To meet the needs of our customers, Leeds offers various … Continue reading

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Leeds’ CEO Attends 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial 5/13/17






On May 13, 2017, Leeds’ CEO, John Crouch, and nine other family members, attended the 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C. at which his great-grandfather, Thomas Nicholson was inducted into the Memorial.  Thomas … Continue reading

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Axioscope & Trace-Z for Drug Chemistry Applications






With the growing surge of new designer drugs appearing in crime scene evidence analyzed in forensic laboratories, forensic drug chemists are working overtime to identify these evolving drugs in addition to their research of narcotics and stimulant drugs which are … Continue reading

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Leeds Announces Vice President of Sales






Leeds is delighted to announce that Kevin Boulay has returned to Leeds as its Vice President of Sales.  Kevin brings to Leeds, and to its customers, extensive experience designing and selling forensic imaging systems.  Kevin’s commitment to his customers and … Continue reading

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FY2017 Forensic Science Grant Funding Opportunities






As we welcome in 2017, the field of forensic science turns towards the opening of FY2017 forensic science grant funding opportunities.  The National Institute of Justice hosted a WebEx last week covering four grant funding opportunities available to publicly funded … Continue reading

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Introducing the Evofinder Automated Ballistics Identification system






The Evofinder® Automated Ballistics Identification system (BIS), produced by ScannBi Technology, is a scanning device that captures 2D & 3D digital images of bullets and cartridge cases to store in a database for the purpose of comparison and matching. Main … Continue reading

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Same Gun, Different Scene: The Process of Matching Firearms Evidence Samples through the Use of Automated Ballistic Identification Systems






Forensic laboratories are always trying to find faster ways to process evidence in the efforts to battle crime, including the examination and comparison of bullets and cartridge cases for support of police investigation and criminal prosecution. With the development of … Continue reading

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Leeds Announces it is the New North American Distributor for Evofinder® Ballistics Identification System (BIS)






Minneapolis, MN – Leeds Precision Instruments, Inc. is pleased to announce that Leeds has been appointed by ScannBI Technology Europe GmbH as its exclusive North American distributor of the Evofinder® Ballistic Identification System (BIS). Evofinder® captures ballistic evidence images in … Continue reading

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Leeds Celebrates 30 years in Business!






Today, June 30, 2016, marks the thirtieth anniversary of Leeds Precision Instruments. Leeds has built its business on the solid foundation of designing and manufacturing high quality comparison microscopes combined with providing the highest level of customer service in the … Continue reading

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