Crime Scene Investigation Academy

Crime Scene Investigation Academy

Two identical sessions:

Session 1: July 8-12, 2024   SOLD OUT
Session 2: July 15-19, 2024

Day Program Cost: $650
On Campus Accommodations Experience Cost: $1,200
Check-in for this experience will be the Sunday before the start date of the program

This academy is open enrollment.

So, you want to be a CSI.

Do you have friends or family in law enforcement? Did you ever hear, “It’s not like it is on television”? Imagine being able to experience what it is like to be a Crime Scene Investigator in real life. The CSI Academy at the University of New Haven is like stepping into the real world of crime scene investigation and getting hands-on experience with the techniques seen in TV and movies, but taught the real-life way!

The CSI Academy offers hands-on experiences, discussions, and laboratory activities. While at the Academy, you will:

  • Learn about the history of policing, investigations, & Constitutional law
  • Write a Search Warrant
  • Process evidence for fingerprints
  • Cast footwear impressions
  • Investigate and document a crime scene
  • Collect and package evidence
  • Present your findings to a panel of real investigators
  • Students should have a strong interest in criminal justice, investigations, and/or forensic science.
  • Students must be entering 10-12th grade for the 2024-25 academic year.
  • Participants will need long pants and closed-toe shoes for some lab components of this program.