Tag Archives: Comparison Microscopes

Leeds Launches the Trace-Z Trace Evidence Comparison Microscope






Leeds is very pleased to announce our newest product, the Trace-Z, a trace evidence comparison microscope built with Zeiss optics. The Trace-Z offers: Superior color and intensity balanced images 23mm field of view Images can be viewed as 100% right, 100% left, … Continue reading

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Leeds Is Pleased to Announce Newly Awarded GSA Schedule Contract Covering Leeds Forensic Products






Leeds Precision Instruments, Inc., manufacturer of forensic comparison microscopes and imaging systems, is delighted to announce that it has just been awarded a Multiple Award Schedule 66 Contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), covering Leeds’ forensic products.  By … Continue reading

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Identifying Grants Available to Fund Forensic Lab Equipment: 2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Grant






  For years, the forensic industry has struggled to receive adequate funding necessary to keep labs functioning at the highest levels possible.  With on going budgetary constraints, crime labs struggle to meet their funding needs to help ease mounting issues: … Continue reading

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ISO 17025: How Accreditation Impacts Forensic Labs






What is ISO? “ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards.” (Source: ISO.org) “They are made up of 166 member countries who are the national standards bodies around the … Continue reading

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Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014 to Reduce DNA Backlog






On Monday, September 29, 2014, the president signed into law the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014, authorizing appropriations to the Department of Justice for each of Fiscal Years 2015-2019 in the amount of $151 million for the Debbie Smith … Continue reading

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Leeds Forensic Systems Sells its 500th Forensic System






Minneapolis, Minnesota – Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of forensic comparison microscopes and forensic imaging systems, has just announced that it has sold its 500th forensic system. Leeds forensic products include firearms … Continue reading

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Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) Helps Forensic Labs Purchase Equipment






Now accepting solicitations for FY 2014, the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Program Grant (JAG), administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control … Continue reading

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Introducing the Discovery, Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope






Introducing the Discovery Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope.  Built with Zeiss Optics, this powerful comparison microscope is revolutionary in the world of firearms examination.  Offering over 900 magnification matched set points (with the 1.0x objective), the Discovery offers a … Continue reading

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Forensic Firearms & Tool Mark Lab favors Leeds LCF Comparison Microscope






As the Calgary police celebrate their 100 year anniversary of crime scene investigation with the unveiling of their new Firearms & Tool Mark Forensic lab, Leeds Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope is the lab’s firearms comparison microscope of choice. … Continue reading

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Leeds Launches New Blog

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Leeds Welcomes You to Our New Blog Leeds is a leading manufacturer of comparison microscopes and spectral vision systems for forensic laboratories.  In addition, we manufacture custom microscope products and accessories as well as provide exceptional service and repair of … Continue reading

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