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
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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.
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David Faulkner
David Faulker is a forensic entomologist — an expert who uses knowledge of insect behavior to provide insight into violent crimes — and research associate at the San Diego Natural History Museum. David has lectured on various entomological topics throughout the United States and internationally. He runs workshops on forensic entomology collection techniques for homicide investigators with the Califonia Department of Justice and various other law enforcement agencies.

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

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