Tuesday, December 23, 2008

The Email sent by Dr.Chrishantha Abeysena

From: Dr. Chrishantha Abeysena <***************@mfac.kln.ac.lk>
Subject: Fw: urgent

The CNN web site and the TV are now conducting a voteon , "Should the International Community intervene in Sri Lanka ”?Pl click the linkbelow and say no.

Also Please forward this mail to all your friends asking them to do the same.


Thank you very much.


Dr.Murali Vallipuranathan's reply which cost him his job:

From: drmurali_1999@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: Fw: urgent

Dear Dr.Abeysena,

What do you want us to do? Observe silently the inhuman treatment taking place at the Forced Detention Camps (FDC) under the name of provision of health services and security? I think this is time for us (the medical professionals) to discuss this more openly without any racial feelings. I hope you are aware of what is realy happening at the FDC if not please watch the channel 4 and enlighten yourself. (Click here)

Anyway IC will not interfere just because somebody vote at CNN.

Await you kind response (except the white van reaction)

Thank you


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Monday, December 15, 2008

Grant Fredricks: A Profile

Recognized as a pioneer in Forensic Video Analysis applications, Grant Fredericks has been examining video evidence for over twenty-five years. He is a former police officer and Coordinator of the Vancouver Police Forensic Video Unit in Canada and continues to provide expert evidence in many of the most complicated criminal court cases involving video evidence.

Grant is a contract instructor of forensic video applications at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and is the Principal Instructor of Digital Multi-media Evidence Processing for the Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association, an organization that has trained more than 1,500 government video analysts from throughout the world. He is also the Team Leader of LEVA’s Forensic Video Analysis Certification Program.

Grant’s has contributed as an on-air consultant for countless broadcast television programs including CNN, CBC, BBC, MSNBC, Discovery Channel, Court TV, FOX News, On the Record With Greta Van Susteren, ABC’s 20/20, Good Morning America and World News Tonight.

He is the digital multimedia evidence advisor to the International Association of Chiefs of Police for its police in-car video program, which is sponsored by the US Department of Justice.

The majority of Grant’s work focuses on conducting examinations of video evidence and providing testimony in criminal and civil cases.

Principal Instructor - Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Video Association
(Legal Services industry)
October 1998 — Present (11 years 3 months)
Responsible for development and delivery of four primary courses in the science of Forensic Video Analysis:
Level I
Level II
Level III
Photographic/Video Comparisons

Manager: Forensic Video Division - Avid Technology
(Public Company; AVID; Computer Software industry)
March 2000 — December 2006 (6 years 10 months)
Responsible for the development of a law enforcement and government vertical market for Avid Technology's forensic video tools.

Police Officer - Vancouver Police Department
(Legal Services industry)
December 1988 — March 2000 (11 years 4 months)
Coordinator of the Forensic Video Unit

Owner - West Coast Communications
(Legal Services industry)
August 1984 — March 2000 (15 years 8 months)
Crime related television programming. Crime Scene Reconstruction. Video Analysis/Reverse Projections.

News Reporter/Producer - Global Television
(Public Company; Broadcast Media industry)
January 1983 — February 1988 (5 years 2 months)
News Reporter
Producer/Director of Crime Recreation/Analysis & Reconstruction

Grant Fredericks’s Education
Gonzaga University
Broadcast Television Communications , Television , 1978 — 1982

Activities and Societies:
Intern at NPR KPBX National Public Radio (1981)
Intern at KREM News - CBS Affiliate (1982)

Additional Information

Grant Fredericks’s Websites: Forensic Video Solutions

Grant Fredericks’s Groups:
Media-Geek.com - The Forensic Multimedia Community

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For more Information:
Grant Fredricks - Zoom Info
Instructor Biographies - keyforensic

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