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Fundamentals of Video Evidence Recovery & Processing (3-Day)

April 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


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This 3-Day training course is based on industry accepted best practices for the recovery and processing of Digital & Multimedia Evidence (DME), with a primary focus on video evidence. Students will be exposed to Best Practices from LEVA, SWGDE, and other industry organizations, and will learn how to adhere to those while developing forensically sound DME workflows.

Topics Include

  • Digital Video Evidence Overview
  • Documentation & SOPs
  • Understanding Digital CCTV Recorders
  • Assessment & Preservation
  • Native File Recovery
  • Network Fundamentals for DCCTV Recovery
  • Verification & Integrity
  • Digital Evidence Management w/QuickDME
  • Multimedia Transcoding & Re-wrapping
  • Developing DME Workflows
  • Basic image/video clarification for BOLOs and alerts

Workflow Practical Exercises

Hands-on practical exercises on developing forensically sound DME workflows.  Students will be introduced to various Ocean Systems tools, as well as various related Freeware & Open Source Software (FOSS) solutions.  Students will work on sample media from a multitude of sources and are welcome to bring their own media to work with, as time permits.


  • Understand usage and application of LEVA’s Best Practices for the Acquisition of Digital Multimedia Evidence
  • Be familiar with common technical and legal issues related to the acquisition and use of digital video evidence.
  • Be able to quickly and accurately assess the various types of digital video recording devices used for CCTV systems
  • Learn multiple methods of documenting a digital CCTV system recovery
  • Gain practical experience developing forensically sound DME workflows that adhere to industry Best Practices.
  • Learn basic DME clarification techniques for investigative processing & dissemination for lead generation.

Tools Used

Ocean Systems Omnivore™, ClearID®, and QuickDME™.  FOSS tools used include FFmpeg, VirtualDub, Forevid, MediaInfo, ExifTool, GraphStudioNex, VLC Media Player, MPC-HC media player and more.

Nearby Hotel Information:

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbia/Laurel
7531 Montpelier Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723
Direct: 240-360-2725
Reservations: Click Here
Ocean Systems has negotiated a special corporate rate for our customers – $129 (plus taxes). This package includes breakfast and buffet style dinner (Mon.-Thurs).
Hilton Garden Inn Silver Spring North
2200 Broadbirch Drive
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
Direct: 301-622-3333
Reservations: Click Here
Ocean Systems has negotiated a special corporate rate for our customers – $145 (plus taxes). This package includes cooked to order breakfast.
DoubleTree by Hilton – Laurel
15101 Sweitzer Lane
Laurel, Maryland 20707
Direct: 301-776-5300
Reservations: Click Here
Ocean Systems has negotiated a special corporate rate for our customers – $109 (plus taxes).


April 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am
April 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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