Las Vegas
Crime Scene Forensics
Uncover the art of modern forensic science and meet with CSI professionals as you learn about fingerprinting, blood pattern analysis and K-9 unit training on this true-crime adventure.
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Program No. 12156RJ
5 days
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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
Minimal walking involved each day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In lectures and presentations led by the experts, learn the basics of how blood pattern, fingerprinting and dental forensics factor into law enforcement investigations.
  • 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 the dramatizations in popular culture.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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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.
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