CSI Week at Meredith College

October 24-28 is CSI Week at Meredith College. Learn more about a variety of careers in law enforcement and crime investigation. This series of events is sponsored by the Sociology and Criminology Program and the Sociology & Criminology Club.

The schedule of events is as follows.

Monday, October 24

9-9:50 a.m.: Assistant Director of Detention Services Samuel Higdon, of the Wake County Sheriff’s Department, will talk about the Wake County jail, and the booking process. Joyner 207

10-10:50 a.m.: Meet the dogs from the Raleigh Police Department Canine Unit, in the quad between Harris Building and the Science and Mathematics Building.

11-11:50 a.m.: A current intern in the Wake county Magistrate’s Court will talk about the role of magistrates in the justice system. Joyner 217

Tuesday, October 25
9:30-10:50 a.m.: Maggie Brewer, judicial district manager for Wake County District 10, will speak about probation and parole. Joyner 207

12:30-1:50 p.m.: FBI Special Agent Michael McNeely will speak about the FBI and his experiences with the agency. Ledford 101

Wednesday, October 26
9-9:50 a.m.: Claudia Bridges from the Internal Revenue Service will talk about forensic account and IRS investigations. Harris 104

12-12:50 p.m.: A forensic anthropology graduate student will discuss this field. Ledford 101

Thursday, October 27
9:30-10:50 a.m. City/County Bureau of Identification (CCBI) Agent Aubrey Humphrey, a first responder to crime scenes, will talk about the “real” CSI. Presentation will include some graphic images. Ledford 111

2-3:20 p.m. Representatives from the Raleigh Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit will speak in Kresge Auditorium.

Friday, October 28
9-9:50 a.m. Wake County prosecutors will speak about their role in the criminal justice system. Martin 113

12-12:50 p.m. An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officer and a Meredith student intern will speak in Ledford 101.

Meredith College is the first women’s college in North Carolina to offer an undergraduate major in criminology. Click here to learn more about the program.

Date Submitted: 2011-10-21

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