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Operation Prevention

Exploring has partnered with Operation Prevention, a substance abuse prevention program designed for elementary, middle and high school students. To combat America’s rapidly growing opioid and heroin epidemic, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education have launched this new joint nationwide education initiative.

FORENSIC DNA

This session provides participants with a basic understanding of genetics and how forensic DNA is used in criminal investigations.

BLOODSTAIN PATTERN ANALYSIS

This session provides participants with an understanding of bloodstain pattern analysis and how the study of the size, shape, and location of bloodstains can be used to determine the physical events that gave rise to their origin.

CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

This session provides participants with an understanding of some of the procedures that are employed during a crime scene investigation.

Fingerprints

This session provides participants with an understanding of fingerprints and how they’re analyzed and compared in the forensic laboratory.

TRACE EVIDENCE

This session provides participants with an understanding of trace evidence and how it is used to connect people, places, and things in a criminal investigation.

FEDERAL AGENCY ACRONYM CHALLENGE

This session introduces Explorers to the wide array of federal agencies that have personnel assigned to law enforcement, intelligence gathering, national security, training, inspections or related support functions through a web-based Jeopardy-style game format.

IACP TRAINING KEYS

More than 27,000 chiefs of police are members of IACP and have access to IACP’s “Training Keys”. The National Law Enforcement Exploring Committee strongly recommends that Law Enforcement Exploring advisors refer to these training keys when developing their Exploring program.