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 dreams! Without scholarships like this I would have no way of affording to go to […]

Leeds Announces Vice President of Sales

Leeds is delighted to announce that Kevin Boulay has returned to Leeds as its Vice President of Sales.  Kevin brings to Leeds, and to its customers, extensive experience designing and selling forensic imaging systems.  Kevin’s commitment to his customers and to meeting their comparison microscope and imaging system needs is well known in the forensic […]

FY2017 Forensic Science Grant Funding Opportunities

As we welcome in 2017, the field of forensic science turns towards the opening of FY2017 forensic science grant funding opportunities.  The National Institute of Justice hosted a WebEx last week covering four grant funding opportunities available to publicly funded forensic laboratories: Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly […]

Introducing the Evofinder Automated Ballistics Identification system

The Evofinder® Automated Ballistics Identification system (BIS), produced by ScannBi Technology, is a scanning device that captures 2D & 3D digital images of bullets and cartridge cases to store in a database for the purpose of comparison and matching. Main Features of the Evofinder® BIS: To scan, process and store high quality 2D and 3D […]

Same Gun, Different Scene: The Process of Matching Firearms Evidence Samples through the Use of Automated Ballistic Identification Systems

Forensic laboratories are always trying to find faster ways to process evidence in the efforts to battle crime, including the examination and comparison of bullets and cartridge cases for support of police investigation and criminal prosecution. With the development of technology in the forensic lab, one of the newer technologies in identifying links between separate […]

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, divided, or overlapped, in any ratio the examiner chooses Integrated camera port with a fixed […]

Introducing the Discovery-Z motorized comparison microscope, designed and built by Leeds with Zeiss optics

Introducing the new Discovery-Z motorized firearms and tool marks comparison microscope.   Designed with Leeds’ new magnetic adjustable stage controllers, examiners will experience: Real-time, tactile controls -provides a feeling similar to controlling a non-motorized stage Positionable controls – magnetic controls can be adjusted for the most comfortable position on the work station Synchronicity – allows examiner to control the left or […]

Leeds Announces New Director of U.S. & Canadian Forensic Sales

Leeds Forensic Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Jake Kurth to Director of U.S. & Canadian sales.   Jake has extensive experience in the demonstration and sale of Leeds comparison microscopes and Leeds imaging systems and is a recognized leader in the forensics industry.  Jake can be contacted by phone at 612.990.0671 […]

Putting Leeds Forensic Products to the Test

As a manufacturer of comparison microscopes and imaging systems for forensic and education laboratories in the United States and around the world, Leeds products often follow a similar path from start to finish: Design – Manufacture – Install In most situations, our products are purchased by forensic labs, residing in contained office buildings or controlled […]