Online Video Evidence Training Symposium

Ten Sessions – $195

The week of June 1-5, 2020, we hosted leading video and law enforcement experts for a training event on the latest investigative techniques and technologies to expedite your video-centric casework. The live, interactive training experience focused on enhancing every investigator’s ability to properly interrogate video evidence, helping to move your case quickly from acquisition to the courtroom. Attendees received a certificate confirming 15 training hours on video topics including effective investigative workflow techniques, legal updates, major crime/traffic investigations and forensic video examinations.

 

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Training Sessions

Conducting a Video-Centric Investigation: Preparing for the End-Game

Grant Fredericks

Calculating Accurate Timing From Video

Andrew Fredericks

Legal Issues and Trends Related to Video Admissibility

Eric Daigle

DVR Evidence Recovery – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Tim Bate

Getting Started with iNPUT-ACE v. 2.6

Brandon Wahl

Analysis and Interviews for Force Investigations

Jamie Borden & Paul Taylor

More Than Meets the Eye

Brandon Epstein

Video Evidence and Photogrammetry – From the Field Through Analysis

Justin Wagner

Violent Crime Digital Evidence Recovery During Covid-19 – How Major Cities are Adjusting Workflows

Michael Chiocca

Photoshop in the Video Analysis Workflow

George Reis

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Grant Fredericks
Grant Fredericks

Grant Fredericks is a Certified Forensic Video Analyst and a contract instructor at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. He is the owner of Forensic Video Solutions and is an instructor for the Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association. As a consultant for Major Crime and Joint Forces Operations involving video evidence, Grant has provided technical assistance for high‐profile investigations in the UK, Canada, the United States and in many other jurisdictions around the world. Grant was the Technical Manager for a large-scale criminal investigation in 2011 involving over 5,000 hours of video evidence, directing the work of fifty forensic video analysts from the US, Canada and the UK. His work won the IACP’s top award for Technical Advances in a Criminal Investigation. Grant is a consultant to the US Department of Justice, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Institute of Justice and is a co‐author of the standards document Digital Video Systems Minimum Performance Specifications for Digital In‐Car Video Recording Systems for US law enforcement agencies. Grant is a former police officer and coordinator of the Vancouver Police Forensic Video Unit in Canada.

Jamie Borden
Jamie Borden

Retired Sergeant and Use of Force Trainer

P.O.S.T. certified in 1997, a police veteran of a large Police Department in Nevada, Sergeant Jamie Borden was tasked with the creation and implementation of the “Use of Force Training and Analysis Unit” for the agency. The unit was created specifically to identify and analyze police performance issues related to police use-of-force and police training.

In addition to successfully completing the Certification in Force Analysis course from the Force Science Institute, Borden was also the first person in the world to complete the Advanced Force Science Specialist Program created by the Institute holding that Certification independently for nearly three years.

Eric Daigle
Eric Daigle

Principal and Founder of Daigle Law Group

Attorney Daigle is the principal and founder of Daigle Law Group, LLC, a firm that specializes in law enforcement operations, with an emphasis on management operational consulting services. His experience focuses on civil rights actions, including police misconduct litigation and employment actions.  Mr. Daigle acts as legal advisor to police departments across the country, providing legal advice to law enforcement command staff and officers in the areas of legal liability, policy development, employment issues, use of force, laws of arrest and search and seizure. His experience focuses on internal affairs operations and use of force, specifically in the training, investigation, and supervision of force and deadly force incidents. Attorney Daigle speaks at seminars and conferences across the Country focusing on legal standards for effective and constitutional police operation.

He has served as a member of the Independent Monitoring Teams for Oakland CA and formally for Niagara Falls NY.  He has worked with Law Enforcement Agencies who are under investigation of a Consent Decree by the Department of Justice Civil Rights Litigation Section.  Attorney Daigle developed the DLG Policy Center which provides consulting services on policy development to departments across the Country.

Attorney Daigle is General Counsel for FBI- Law Enforcement Executive Development Association and a member of their instructor cadre teaching Supervisory Liability.  He is a member of the Board of Directors for American for Effective Law Enforcement, he holds his Certified Litigation Specialist Certificate and is a member of their instructor cadre. He was the Chair of the IACP Legal Officers Section and instructs at the IACP conference.  Attorney Daigle is the Chairman of the Legal Section for the National Tactical Officers Association. He has completed the Force Science Institute Certification and Advanced Specialist training programs. He is a former member of the Connecticut State Police and now maintains his certification as a reserve officer.

Brandon Epstein
Brandon Epstein

Detective - Forensic Video Analyst / Mobile Device Examiner

Brandon Epstein is as a Detective with the Middlesex County, NJ Prosecutors Office, assigned to the Digital Forensic Laboratory. He is a Certified Forensic Video Analyst (CFVA) and Certified Forensic Video Examiner (CFVE) and is a member of the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence, the IAI Forensic Video Certification Board, the IACP Cybercrime and Digital Evidence committee and ASTM Committee E30 on Forensic Science. He regularly provides digital forensic instruction to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers nationwide.

Michael Chiocca
Michael Chiocca

Architect - Area Technology Centers at Chicago Police Department

Detective Michael Chiocca has been a sworn law enforcement professional for over 29 years. Detective Chiocca built the current digital forensic capability of the Chicago Police Department Detective Division from the ground up. Detective Chiocca designed the entire scope of the program, now known as the Area Technology Centers. These Centers now are available at all five Detective Area Headquarters and were acknowledged as a 2019 City of Chicago public safety key result.  Detective Chiocca researched, specifically configured the hardware, selected the software used, wrote the policies and procedures, interviewed and selected the practitioners, and then developed, authored and administered the entire digital curriculum. The Area Technology Center capabilities now added include; forensic video analysis, call detail records analysis, mobile device extractions, mobile device advanced unlocking, social media crime video posting for suspect identification, and much, much more. 

George Reis
George Reis

Trainer and Owner, Imaging Forensics

George Reis provides training and consulting in video analysis, photo analysis, and forensic photography through Imaging Forensics. He is a Certified Forensic Video Analyst through LEVA and is certified in Forensic Photography through LEVA. He has provided training to thousands of officers, investigators, and analysts throughout the world over the past 25 years. His background includes 15 years at the Newport Beach (CA) Police Department.

Brandon Wahl
Brandon Wahl

Manager of Support Services, iNPUT-ACE

Brandon is a LEVA Certified Forensic Video Technician and manages the support services for the iNPUT-ACE software. As a Forensic Video Technician, Brandon has assisted in hundreds of video-centric investigations and continues to help agencies accurately decode proprietary video file formats, process digital multimedia evidence, and prep demonstratives for court. Brandon has been a member of the iNPUT-ACE team since the launch of the software in 2016 and currently manages the support services for the powerful software program.
Paul Taylor, PhD.
Paul Taylor, PhD.

Assistant Professor

Paul Taylor is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver where he studies human factors and system safety in the context of use-of-force encounters.

Dr. Taylor has over ten years of practical law enforcement experience including time as a department training manager, patrol sergeant, field training officer, and use-of-force instructor. He is a Colorado POST certified train-the-trainer and an IADLEST Certified Instructor. Dr. Taylor has delivered law enforcement instruction for academy, field training, and advanced in-service audiences as well as graduate and undergraduate level courses in both classroom and online formats.

He is actively engaged in law enforcement research and training across the United States and regularly presents at both academic and practitioner conferences.

Tim Bienvenu-Bate
Tim Bienvenu-Bate

Technology Manager, DME

Tim has been working in forensics since 2005 when he began as audio, video and image specialist with the Victoria Police in Australia. While there he developed novel methods for video recovery from various devices, particularly surveillance DVRs. Since 2017 Tim has been working in Colorado with DME Forensics. As the technology manager he continues to conduct forensic casework and coordinates the development of forensic recovery software such as DVR Examiner.

Justin Wagner
Justin Wagner

Engineer / Accident Reconstructionist

Justin Wagner is an engineer and accident reconstructionist with Moody Engineering in Austin, Texas. Mr. Wagner holds a Professional Engineering License in The State of Texas and he is accredited through The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionists (ACTAR). Throughout his career has had the privilege of investigating and analyzing hundreds of motor vehicle accidents involving commercial vehicles, passenger cars, freight trains, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians. As part of his work Mr. Wagner has provided expert testimony pertaining to his investigations.

Andrew Fredericks
Andrew Fredericks

Technical Director, iNPUT-ACE

Andrew is a Certified Forensic Video Analyst and the Technical Director for iNPUT-ACE: a video evidence software solution that is used by law enforcement agencies worldwide.  Andrew directs the development, training, and support for iNPUT-ACE, and continues to conduct forensic video analysis casework throughout North America and abroad.  As a forensic video analyst, Andrew has been qualified as an expert and testified in various courts in the USA and Canada.  Andrew specializes in decoding proprietary video file formats, video workflow automation, and conducting 3D laser scanning reverse projection.  Andrew also teaches these methodologies to thousands of police investigators and forensic video analysts every year.

The team at iNPUT-ACE is managed by certified forensic video analysts who provide training to thousands of investigators and forensic analysts every year. Our experts deliver training through state and local agencies and through organizations such as the FBI National Academy, LEVA, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and many other leading law enforcement organizations. INPUT-ACE is the only software company that employs a team of analysts that regularly is admitted as experts in criminal and civil trials in various countries around the world. Because we are on the forefront of the practical application of video investigations from the crime scene to the courtroom, we at iNPUT-ACE are constantly developing our software to meet the evolving needs of our law enforcement clients.

Price

$195

Enterprise Pricing

Contact us to talk about our group pricing options.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will the sessions be recorded?

  • Yes. Each of the sessions will be recorded and made available after the Symposium.
  • One certificate of completion will be issued per registered user.

What if I want to bring my whole team?

  • We have flexibility that allows larger agencies to participate under one transaction. Please contact us to discuss our enterprise training plans.

Are CEU credits issued as part of the course?

  • Yes, these training courses are eligible for receiving CEUs. We will provide the proper documentation needed for you to submit training hours with your accrediting body.

Can I ask questions?

  • Yes, questions are encourage. We will do our best to answer all the questions live; however, if there is not enough time to address all the questions, we will reply to your question via email.

Do I need a microphone?

  • No. Questions will be submitted through the chat function.

Do I need a headset?

  • No, but may prefer to use headphones. For audio, you will be able to use your computer audio or dial-in using the provided phone number.
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