Students are  invited to job shadow professionals from the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Crime Lab and meet criminalists who are experts in the various fields of forensic science.  This year, the program is being offered in-person or virtually.

▪Learn the importance of evidence preservation and chain of custody
▪Observe bullet trajectory and presumptive blood testing
▪Review crime scene investigations (CSI) and see a real drug chemistry display
▪Experience how TRACE cases are examined

Registration 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.


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

Download Application HERE (Deadline past)

Application Deadline: July 3, 2023

Download Flyer HERE

For questions, please email

Students in the Crime Lab