4416
New Hampshire

Blood, Bullets & Ballistics: How Real CSIs Get the Job Done

Explore the real-world excitement of CSI as you join forensic scientists to participate in crime lab demonstrations, learn about DNA analysis and help solve a mock homicide.
Program No. 4416RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
799

At a Glance

Learn from real forensic scientists how crime scenes are examined and how the evidence collected is analyzed at the crime lab. Immerse yourself in the world of DNA, firearms, fingerprints, handwriting and document analysis, and see for yourself how microscopic examinations of hair, fibers and even paper match sticks can place someone at the scene of the crime.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take part in demonstrations in the crime lab to discover how fingerprints are developed.
  • Step into actual "sanitized" crime scenes to see how all the pieces of the investigative puzzle come together.
  • Hear tales of "Monadnock Moments" featuring stories of people and places in the Monadnock region and the unsolved murders of Cheshire County.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: This unique, often basic and no-frills experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a value-priced single room.
Featured Expert
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Kim Rumrill
After working at the New Hampshire State Police forensic lab for 25 years, Kim Rumrill retired to join DHMC, in the Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology Lab in April 2019. Now she analyzes DNA on clinical samples for cancer mutations, viruses, bacteria, carrier status and coagulation defects. Her expertise is serology, the science that deals with serums, especially blood. She is asked four or five times a year to testify in criminal court cases, including some of the most high-profile crimes in New Hampshire.

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

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Wayne DiGeronimo
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James Jabbour
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Mallory S Littman
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Alan Rumrill
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