Lower Paxton Township Police Department is holding its second annual High School Forensics Academy from 18 to 22 June, 2018. The course is for any high school student or equivalent.  Students going into 9th grade as of the 2018-19 school year through those going into their senior year are eligible.  The course is free to all students, due to generous donations from MISSION BBQ.  The course is limited to the first 20 eligible students.  Meeting times will be 9am to 3pm each day of the course.  Students/Parents are responsible for transportation to and from the course as well as bringing a "brown bag" type lunch. 

Applying students should have a high level of maturity and have a genuine interest in the subject.

Students will receive instruction in topics such as: Odontology, Entomology, Fingerprints, Blood Spatter, tool marks, glass shard analysis, death scene investigation and shooting event investigation.

Meeting locations will vary and information will be forwarded to accepted students.  There will only be one location for instruction per day.

Questions may be forwarded to Corporal Walt Cook at wcook@lowerpaxton-pa.gov

Applications are available at the station.