Video Examinations for the Police Investigator

Forensic Video Solutions has been teaching the science of forensic video analysis more prolifically than anyone in the industry.

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 (LEVA). Grant has testified more than 200 times in courts throughout the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and other parts of the world.

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 has consulted for the US Department of Justice, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and the National Institute of Justice, and he 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.

As the principal Instructor for the Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) for over 14 years, Grant has taught over 2,000 video analysts from Federal, State & Local police agencies throughout Canada, the US, South America, Europe and Asia.

Lectures & Presentations

Since 1994, Grant has been a featured lecturer at hundreds of specialized conferences focusing on issues relating to the use of video evidence in courts.

In addition to speaking at conferences and seminars in North America’s largest police academies, Grant has presented to police colleges and agencies in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and in the United Kingdom.

Grant continues to provide specialized lectures and instruction at conferences throughout North America, primarily to international homicide investigators, security industry specialists and to district attorney and criminal defense organizations.

2-day Investigator Training

Forensic Video Solutions now offers dynamic, hands-on courses directing investigators through the process of recovering valuable evidence from video images. Specialized investigative techniques explore the hidden details and metadata in video files that are critical to Use of Force, Speed Estimation, Violent Crimes, and Identification Cases.

Online Training – Video Literacy Class

We have partnered with Axon Investigate (formerly iNPUT-ACE) to offer our Investigator training through an innovative online platform!

Video is the most prolific source of evidence available today, and yet many officers who interact with video have had no training on how to leverage it. The class is designed to help investigators, command staff, and others understand both the challenges and benefits of video-centric investigations.

The course consists of two different 4-hour modules with multiple dates available. Learn more and purchase vouchers for the class today.