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NIJ 2024 Funding Now Open

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime: Money Laundering, Firearms, and Human Trafficking NIJ seeks applications for funding rigorous applied research on drugs and crime to inform the development of evidence-based tools, practices, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, […]

Leeds to Exhibit at 2024 Conferences

Leeds Forensic Systems will exhibit at industry conferences this year with working microscope systems. Come see a demo! LCF3 Firearms & Toolmarks Comparison Microscope has am integrated pair of zoom-based macro bodies, providing 16:1 zoom ratios; parcentric & parfocal opticals; and 14 matched magnification positions in the zoom ratio of 6x – 102x. Evofinder is a […]

2022 Leeds’ Sponsored UCO Scholarship Recipients

Since 2018, Leeds has sponsored two scholarships awarded by the University of Central Oklahoma Forensic Science Institute to two individuals studying forensic science.  Leeds is very proud to support this outstanding program and these rising forensic scientists.  We believe the future of this industry is bright and these students are carving their own paths towards […]

Forensic Science Grant Funding Opportunities

With over 20 years of manufacturing and sales of comparison microscopes to forensic laboratories in hundreds of labs in the United States, a common topic we discuss with customers is grant funding opportunities available to help in purchasing their equipment.  The following list is a starting point of funding opportunities most commonly used to purchase […]

The Evofinder® Expert Workstation (EWS) Licensing Updates: Now more accessible than ever!

Leeds is pleased to announce that with new upcoming changes to the Evofinder software, the Evofinder access will be more versatile than ever before! Floating EWS Licenses Future versions of the Evofinder software will have the option for customers to purchase floating licenses in addition to fixed licenses which are associated with specified computers.  The floating license provides users the ability to install Evofinder software on multiple computers, allowing as many simultaneous users on the system as there are licenses owned. Remote EWS Licenses For […]

Leeds’ Evofinder COVID-19 Emergency Response

Effective immediately, Leeds is offering, as part of our COVID-19 response, free Evofinder software licenses to existing customers for 120 days. Gun crime doesn’t stop for COVID-19. You shouldn’t have to either. To assist labs faced with ways to work from home, Leeds is offering Evofinder users 120-day licenses of the Evofinder software, at no […]

UCO Forensic Science Institute Announces 2020 Leeds’ Scholarship Recipients

University of Central Oklahoma, Forensic Science Institute recently announced the 2020 Leeds’ sponsored Forensic scholarship recipients. Aiden Gauna – “It is an honor and a privilege for me to accept the LEEDS Scholarship. I enjoy studying firearms and toolmarks and will utilize my training as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This […]

1122 Program Helps Assist with Forensic Equipment Purchases

  The 1122 Program, owned and managed by the Department of Defense, allows states and units of local government access to GSA schedule contracts to purchase equipment to support counter-drug, homeland security, and emergency response activities including forensics. Products such as Leeds LCF3 comparison microscope, or Leeds LSV2 imaging system may qualify for purchases using […]

Debbie Smith Act Grant Program Helps to Reduce DNA Backlog

On December 30, 2019, President Trump signed the Debbie Smith Act to help eliminate rape kit backlog.  If your forensic lab or research facility works with DNA, consider this potential funding source to assist with DNA backlog reduction. The Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program provides funding to support public crime laboratories’ work to build capacity and process DNA […]