Coachella Valley youngsters aspiring to go into law enforcement are invited to attend the District Attorney’s Law and Leadership Summer Youth Academy, which starts Monday.
The week-long program, designed for 8th and 9th graders, will offer “hands-on training and experience in various forensic skills such as fingerprinting and crime scene investigation,” according to a D.A.’s office statement.
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Participants will also engage in activities geared toward building leadership skills.
The academy is free and
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Bowling Green Police Department Captain Josh Hughes (left), Officer Ryan Dillon (right), and Abraham Nakhal, 11, practice a traffic stop Wednesday, July 12, 2017, during BGPD’s Junior Police Academy at Safety City at Greenwood High School. (Bac Totrongfirstname.lastname@example.org)
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In a second-floor classroom of Seminary Hall at Northeastern State University, a few inquisitive minds are considering a life of crime fighting.
During a summer youth camp offered through NSU Continuing Education, the kids are dipping their toes into a multi-faceted pool of careers that includes police departments, sheriffs’ offices, forensics, district attorneys’ offices, corrections, probations and parole, ethics activity and victims advocacy.
All are topics to be discussed with experts during the Criminal Justice Camp, running through Thursday.
“Last year, we did a week-long mock crime,” said Haley Stocks, camp director. “This year, we’ve broken it down so that each day they have a crime to solve. Instead of one big story, they now get exposure to multiple miniature scenarios.”
The Criminal Justice Camp has six campers this year. They are high school students, and some are traveling a distance this week to attend.
“This has been a lot of fun, and my favorite
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Jada Stutts of James Monroe High school peers into a microscope as Joshua Downing, background, of Radford,takes notes. The students were studying how to differentiate between human and dog hair samples as part of “Experience CSI: Dublin.”
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The public library will host a lecture on owls of the world on Saturday at 2 p.m. Naturalist Marcia Wilson and photographer Mark Wilson, as well as six live owls, will be in the library to teach all about owls, their habitats and how to attract these beautiful birds to your backyard. Space is limited and registration is required. Register at www.haverhillpl.org or call 978-373-1586.
Drop in henna tattoos for adults offered
Henna artist Mandy Roberge will be giving free temporary henna tattoos at the public library on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. This is for adult patrons 18 and up. No registration is necessary.
Talk planned about downsizing life
The Council on Aging at 10 Welcome St. will host a presentation on Wednesday, June 14, at 1 p.m. titled “Downsizing: The Agony and the Ecstasy.” Downsizing to a smaller home requires much planning, deliberation and considerable effort. This free 90-minute seminar
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Abigail Seibert carefully dusted charcoal over a white sheet of paper in her science lab Thursday.
As the minutes went by, faint lines started to appear.
With each stroke the image got clearer and clearer — her fingerprints.
“I’ve never had a class like this,” said Seibert, a senior at Apollo-Ridge High School. “It’s a different kind of science we’re not used to.”
Seibert is studying forensics as part of her natural sciences course this spring. This is the first time the school has had a forensics component.
The students investigated a mock crime scene, identified fingerprints and clothing fibers and took mug shots. They also will take a look at gunshot residue, shoe prints and blood spatter before the end of the year.
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PITTSBURG — All they had at their disposal was a crime scene, a witness and a suspect. It took creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking for 18 Rancho Medanos Junior High students to solve the mystery surrounding a mock homicide scenario.
Rancho Medanos history teacher Sergio Verbis is a former Brentwood police sergeant who wanted to give his History Club students a CSI experience they will never forget. So he recently took them to the Pittsburg Police Department for this project-based learning challenge.
The students were divided into groups and asked to collect evidence from three “stations” — a mannequin victim with bullet holes, a witness and a suspect who was told not to respond to them … but who had a gun concealed in her waistband. Led by crime scene experts at the police station, the students used video cameras to document evidence.
According to Verbis, this field trip of investigation was
Read more at: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/03/24/pittsburg-middle-schoolers-learn-about-crime-scene-investigations/