Crime Scene Investigation Academy

Crime Scene Investigation Academy

Session 1: July 20-24, 2020
Session 2: July 27-31, 2020

Please note that these are identical sessions

Cost: $500

This academy is open enrollment.

Looking for truth was never this much fun.

What did you do on your summer vacation?

Imagine being able to answer: "Dusted for fingerprints, analyzed suspect's blood spatter, and cracked a cold case."

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 and technology seen in TV and movies but taught the real-life way!

The CSI Academy will include hands-on experiences, discussions, and laboratory activities including:

  • History of policing, investigations & Constitutional law
  • Fingerprinting
  • Footwear
  • Tool Marks
  • Documentation
  • Evidence Collection
  • Crime Scene Photography
  • Evidence Packaging
  • Note Taking
  • Sketching
  • Blood Spatter Analysis
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Presentations


  • Students should have a strong interest in criminal justice and forensic science.
  • Students must be entering 9th – 12th grade.