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Leeds Announces the Sale of its 750th Comparison Microscope






Background Vector Design by Vecteezy Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of forensic comparison microscopes and forensic imaging systems, announces that it has sold over 750 forensic systems. Leeds forensic products include firearms … Continue reading

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UCO Forensic Science Institute Announces 2019 Leeds’ Scholarship Recipients






University of Central Oklahoma, Forensic Science Institute recently announced the 2019 Leeds’ sponsored Forensic scholarship recipients. Dakota Farris is a senior studying to become a firearm and tool mark examiner.  He responded with the following letter: I wanted to thank you … Continue reading

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New NIJ Funding Solicitation May be Used To Purchase Evofinder® System






U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a new NIJ funding opportunity for research in forensics (New Solicitation: Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2019).  The solicitation is specifically for research in forensics, which the Evofinder® Automated Ballistic Identification system might … Continue reading

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Leeds Introduces New HDR CMOS5 Camera with Custom Spot 5.5 Software






Leeds is pleased to announce the new  CMOS5 Camera with exclusive Spot 5.5 HDR software available only to Leeds customers. Illuminating bullets and cartridge cases under a microscope presents a challenge due to their cylindrical shape. When illuminated from above, … Continue reading

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UCO Announces Second Recipient of Leeds Forensic Scholarship






University of Central Oklahoma recently announced the second recipient of the Leeds sponsored Forensic scholarship.  Adriana McElhiney responded with the following letter: I would like to thank the entire Leeds organization for this opportunity to study the fields of my … Continue reading

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Leeds Forensic Scholarship Recipient Announced at University of Central Oklahoma






Leeds is please to announce the recent selection of the first of two Leeds sponsored scholarship recipients at the University of Central Oklahoma. Dwight Adams, Ph.D., director of the Forensic Science Institute at UCO, stated in a recent email: “For … Continue reading

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FY2018 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Open






The National Institute of Justice recently announced the that the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program is now seeking proposals for both formula funding as well as competitive funding.  To learn more, please visit the NIJ Coverdell National Forensic Science … Continue reading

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First Trace-Z & Discovery-Z Comparison Microscopes Installed in U.S. Forensic Labs






Leeds is pleased to announce the recent installation of the first Trace-Z Comparison Microscope, a trace evidence comparison microscope designed by Leeds and built with Zeiss optics, at the Arkansas State Crime Lab. Additionally, Leeds first Discovery-Z Comparison Microscope has been … Continue reading

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Summary of 2018 Federal Funding Proposed for Law Enforcement






Last week PoliceOne released a summary of federal funding proposed in 2018 for law enforcement agencies.  To read the article, please click on Grants for Law Enforcement. We encourage our blog readers to review these opportunities as several of our customers … Continue reading

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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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