District Attorney Thien Ho announces open registration for the Crime Lab Youth Shadow Day. This year, there will be an in-person or virtual option.

Participating students will meet criminalists who are experts in the various fields of forensic science. They are provided an interactive learning experience in areas including evidence preservation and chain of custody; bullet trajectory; presumptive blood testing; crime scene investigations (CSI); real drug chemistry display; and TRACE case examination.


WHEN: July 21, 2023 ~ 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (lunch will be provided)

WHERE: District Attorney’s Crime Lab ~ 4800 Broadway Street, Sacramento 95820


WHEN: July 28, 2023 ~ 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Broadcasted live via Zoom from the Crime Lab

The program is open to current Sacramento County high school students. Priority will be given to senior high school students. Space is limited to 60 students each session and on a first come, first served basis. Please register early.

Students will need to submit completed registration forms and a signed permission slip, which can be downloaded at www.sacda.org.

The deadline to apply is Monday, July 3, 2023.

For questions, please email YouthPrograms@sacda.org.

Download Flyer HERE

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