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 DNA Backlog Grant Program; $12.5 million for DNA training and education programs; and $30 million […]

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 and tool marks comparison microscopes, including the Discovery, LCF3, and LCF2, and trace evidence comparison […]

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 crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. The Justice Assistance Grant […]

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 high level of confidence and capability to examiners. The unique Zeiss optics provides precise focused […]

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.  Ideal for examining firearms and shell casings, the Leeds Forensics Systems LCF comparison microscopes continues […]

The New LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope brings Performance, Ergonomic Comfort and Versatility to the Forensic Lab

Introducing the New LCF3, an incredibly powerful microscope for the Forensic Lab  Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc. announces the new LCF3 Firearms & Tool Marks Comparison Microscope.  This powerful and robust system offers outstanding performance, ergonomic comfort, and incredible versatility.  Leeds designed the new LCF3 incorporating feedback from the first hand experience of forensic examiners. Performance: The LCF3 is built with world-class […]

LCF Firearms & Toolmarks Comparison Microscope Seen in NYPD Forensic Lab

CBS News Clip – NYPD Forensic Lab NYPD Forensics Lab, one of countries most prestigious forensics labs, was recently featured on the New York CBS news affiliate, reporting on the work this lab does to help make convictions and put criminals behind bars.  The NYPD firearms forensics team solves numerous homicides each year with the help of their […]