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Nevada

Crime Scene Forensics

Program No. 12156RJ
Uncover the art of modern forensic science and meet with CSI professionals as you learn about fingerprinting, blood pattern analysis on this true-crime adventure.
Length
5 days
Rating (5)
Activity Level
Starts at
1,499

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DATES & starting prices
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Mar 6 - Mar 10, 2023
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1,499
Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2023
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1,499
May 15 - May 19, 2023
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1,499
Jun 5 - Jun 9, 2023
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Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
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Oct 9 - Oct 13, 2023
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Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2023
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1,499
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Mar 6 - Mar 10, 2023
Starting at
1,859
Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2023
Starting at
1,859
May 15 - May 19, 2023
Starting at
1,859
Jun 5 - Jun 9, 2023
Starting at
1,859
Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
Starting at
1,859
Oct 9 - Oct 13, 2023
Starting at
1,859
Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2023
Starting at
1,859

At a Glance

Leave fiction behind and get the facts on how modern forensic science is used to solve crimes involving assault, robbery, kidnapping, murder and fraud. Criminal justice professionals, forensic pathologists and scientists take you behind the scenes for a comprehensive look at how old-fashioned detective work combines with cutting-edge technology to solve crimes and mysteries.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Ability to walk through large casino to and from hotel room each day. Ability to climb on and off bus, and walk to and from classroom.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Learn the basics of how blood pattern, fingerprinting and dental forensics factor into law enforcement investigations in lectures and presentations led by experts.
  • Meet with real criminal justice professionals who share stories about the work they do each day investigating crime scenes.
  • Forget what you’ve seen on TV — learn to distinguish the realities of crime-scene investigation from dramatizations.
Featured Expert
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Jennifer Byrnes
Jennifer Byrnes is a biological anthropologist working within the field of forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology. Her research in the realm of forensic anthropology focuses on personal identification, such as radiographic comparison, as well as demographic trends within forensic anthropology casework. Jennifer is a board certified forensic anthropologist, and a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Association of Biological Anthropologists, and the Paleopathology Association. She recently co-edited "The Marginalized in Death: A Forensic Anthropology of Intersectional Identity in the Modern Era."

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Jennifer Byrnes is a biological anthropologist working within the field of forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology. Her research in the realm of forensic anthropology focuses on personal identification, such as radiographic comparison, as well as demographic trends within forensic anthropology casework. Jennifer is a board certified forensic anthropologist, and a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Association of Biological Anthropologists, and the Paleopathology Association. She recently co-edited "The Marginalized in Death: A Forensic Anthropology of Intersectional Identity in the Modern Era."
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Grace Chung is a board-certified forensic dentist and Chief Forensic Odontologist for the Clark County Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner in Las Vegas, NV. She is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and served 6 years as an Army Officer in Germany and Iraq prior to dental school at the University of Maryland, where she also received her initial forensics training. She has been in private dental practice in Henderson while working forensic cases with local law enforcement agencies.
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Dale Anderson’s law enforcement career began in 1992 in Utah, where he remained until 1999 when he moved to Las Vegas to continue his career. Dale has worked several assignments in three decades, including Patrol, FTO, and K9, and as a Detective in specialized units focusing on violent criminals, violent encounters, and putting those criminals in prison. He was a TAC at the LVMPD Police Academy, and was most recently a Sergeant in the North Idaho Panhandle and a Certified Instructor through the FBI.
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Jeffrey Lomprey has led the Fire Investigations Division for the North Las Vegas Fire Department since 2007. Commander Lomprey has achieved numerous credentials throughout his career and holds certifications as a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI), Nevada Fire Investigator III, and a Nevada Category 1 Peace Officer. He is an active member of local, state, and national professional associations including the International Association of Arson Investigators, Fraternal Order of Police, International Association of Fire Chiefs, the International Association of Firefighters and the Professional Firefighters of Nevada.
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Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, Sasha Torres graduated with a B.S. in forensic science and a minor in chemistry from Chaminade University of Honolulu. She worked as a crisis counselor at the Sex Abuse Treatment Center and a lab assistant at a clinical microbiology lab. She became a crime scene analyst in 2019 for the North Las Vegas Police Department. She is certified through the IAI as a crime scene investigator.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Henry Lee's Crime Scene Handbook
by By Henry C. Lee, Timothy Palmback, Marilyn T. Millar
Academic Press - 409 pages (lots of photos)
Techniques of Crime Scene Investigations (7th edition)
by By Barry A. J. Fisher
CRC Press - 473 Pages (lots of photos)





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