Getting on/off motorcoach; driving about 3 miles. Walking up to 1/2 mile; flat sidewalks. Motorcoach will pick up/drop off as close as possible to classroom but it may be necessary to walk a short distance across campus to board. Standing and walking through a museum for 1 ½ hours.
At the hotel.
We’ll board the motorcoach and return to UNLV. With an active member of the Las Vegas Police Department, we’ll learn the basics of blood pattern analysis and DNA testing. Blood patterns and DNA left behind at a crime scene are crucial pieces of evidence that help investigators determine how a crime took place.
At the UNLV Student Union Center.
At UNLV, we’ll expand our knowledge of crime scene evidence testing with a hands-on fingerprinting activity led by a North Vegas Police Department staff member. We’ll also have a presentation on modern day fingerprinting methods. Next we'll board our motorcoach for a field trip to The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. We’ll explore the exhibits and learn about notable mob criminals and organized crime through hands-on exhibits and media displays.
At the hotel. Share favorite experiences with new Road Scholar friends during our farewell dinner.
At leisure. Prepare for check-out and departure after our final field trip in the morning.