Becoming a Crime Scene Investigator With Your Grandchild

Unravel the truth about crime scene investigation as you and your grandchild learn how to lift fingerprints, measure the path of a bullet, recreate a suspect’s face and solve a crime!
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Program No. 15942RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,249 / ADULT
849 / CHILD

At a Glance

Don’t move anything — this is a crime scene! Join your grandchild behind the police tape as experienced police officers, crime scene investigators, a forensic entomologist and a ballistics specialist show you how to process a crime scene using forensic science.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Walking on varied terrain, standing up to 60 minutes with limited seating. Mock crime scene activities require crouching, maneuvering in tight spaces for grandchildren.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Try your hand at lifting fingerprints, measure the path of a bullet, record and photograph the crime scene and recreate a suspect’s face on a computer screen.
  • Compare the real thing to what you seen on TV during your visits to law enforcement and forensics facilities.
  • Work with a team of sleuths to solve the mystery in a mock crime scene.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 13-15.
Featured Expert
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Steve Staggs
For more than 25 years, Captain (ret.) Steve Staggs of the UC Riverside Police Department has been a crime scene investigation and forensic photography instructor, training more than 5,000 technicians for sheriff’s departments, district attorney’s offices and federal agencies. He has testified in court concerning crime scene and autopsy photography and handled high-profile investigations including a serial homicide case. Steve is the author of the “Crime Scene and Evidence Photographer’s Guide.”

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

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