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12156
Nevada

Crime Scene Forensics

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.
Rating (5)
Program No. 12156RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,359
Nevada

Crime Scene Forensics

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
Starts at
1,359
Length
5 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
1,359
Program No. 12156RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2022
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1,359
Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2022
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1,359
Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2022
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1,359
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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1,499
Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
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1,499
Oct 9 - Oct 13, 2023
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1,499
Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2023
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1,499
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 19 - Sep 23, 2022
Starting at
1,679
Oct 10 - Oct 14, 2022
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1,679
Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2022
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1,679
Mar 6 - Mar 10, 2023
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1,859
Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2023
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1,859
May 15 - May 19, 2023
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1,859
Jun 5 - Jun 9, 2023
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1,859
Sep 18 - Sep 22, 2023
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1,859
Oct 9 - Oct 13, 2023
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1,859
Nov 13 - Nov 17, 2023
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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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Mark McNett
Mark McNett is a 22-year veteran of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and had been a homicide detective in Las Vegas for almost 12 years of his career. He is recently retired and loves to share stories about his very interesting career with Road Scholar participants.

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

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Mark McNett View biography
Mark McNett is a 22-year veteran of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and had been a homicide detective in Las Vegas for almost 12 years of his career. He is recently retired and loves to share stories about his very interesting career with Road Scholar participants.
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Kimberly Rupe View biography
Kim Rupe and her husband have lived in Las Vegas, Nevada for 17 years. She has a bachelor's in business management and worked in the legal field for 20 years. She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and National Society of the Daughters of the Revolution. She enjoys meeting new people, helping others, the great outdoors and is always ready to travel. Kim feels it is never too late to learn as much as we can about this great world we live in.
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.
Techniques of Crime Scene Investigations (7th edition)
by By Barry A. J. Fisher
CRC Press - 473 Pages (lots of photos)
Henry Lee's Crime Scene Handbook
by By Henry C. Lee, Timothy Palmback, Marilyn T. Millar
Academic Press - 409 pages (lots of photos)





Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.