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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 […]

New Firearms Identification Lab in Hillsborough County FL

Hillsborough County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office opened a new firearms identification lab in January 2023.  They describe it as a “game changer” in their quest to break the cycle of gun violence,  and as an “express lane on the highway for our own evidence.” Before the lab opened, all the shell casings, bullets and guns taken […]

TAGARNO Appoints Leeds as Exclusive US Distributor for Forensic Microscopes

March 2023 ― TAGARNO announced a new, exclusive distributor for its general purpose forensic microscopes throughout the USA — Leeds!  With headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, Leeds Precision Instruments, Inc. has been manufacturing quality forensic comparison microscopes and imaging systems since 2000. “We’re excited to bring the line of TAGARNO digital microscopes to our forensic customers,” […]

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 […]