AHS Forensic Science at Work

Forensic Science


Forensic Science students learn hands-on about sketching and measuring the crime scene as a part of our Law Enforcement Services Pathway.

This pathway includes

Introduction to Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security - Students will receive information and training in the following areas: Dangers in Public Safety (Gangs, Drugs/DUI, Disease) • Handcuffing and Fingerprinting • CERT (Disaster Preparedness, CPR, First Aid, Fire prevention) • Terrorism (International and Domestic) • Criminal and Civil

Criminal Justice Essentials - Students will learn skills related to: Traffic and Patrol Operations (Accident Reconstruction, Traffic stops, Types of Patrol) • Civil and Criminal Laws Mock Trial (Pre-trial procedures, steps in a trial, creation of a trial) • Police procedure • Sentencing options (including research on the death penalty)

Criminal Investigations - This course provides students with the opportunity to examine the basic principles of forensic science criminal investigations. Including investigative procedures used in: Fingerprinting and analysis • Interviews and interrogations Evaluating criminal behavior • Gathering and Preserving evidence (DNA, Blood Spatter Analysis, Cast molds) • Human Remains

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