Summer Camp

CSI Experience
June 18-22, 2023


Are you fascinated by criminal behavior and crime scene investigations? Do you want to learn how detectives solve crimes, interview individuals, detect deception, and analyze evidence? Then come participate in this interactive, hands-on experience with former FBI agents, State Police Commanders, prosecutors, judges, first responders, and criminal investigators with decades of experience in narcotics, homicide, cyber tracking, crisis management, behavioral analysis, and a variety of other public safety and disaster-related investigations. 

For futher information about the program contact Director Jill Joline Myers, School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration at 309-298-1038 or Sally Adams, Outreach Programs Director, Office of Study Abroad and Outreach at 309-298-1911. 




 Western Illinois University-Macomb Campus

Dates:   June 12-22, 2023

Included in the program (2022 content):

  • Detecting Deception: Behavioral Analysis
  • Polygraph Demonstrations
  • Drone and Disaster Response
  • Mass Casualty
  • Response/Resuscitation
  • Cyber and Criminal Investigations
  • Blood Spatter Analysis
  • SCBA Demonstrations
  • Shooting/Hostage Response
  • Terrorist Target Prioritizing
  • Human Tracking Investigations
  • Magnetic Dust Lifter, Fingerprinting & Thermal Imagery
  • Situational Awareness
  • Canine Investigations
Participation Criteria:

Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.

Program is open to students in grades 10, 11 & 12



Registrants are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Residential Cost is $395. Commuter Cost is $250. Registration can be completed online.

Refund Policy:

Full refunds will be made for cancellations made two weeks prior to the program start date. 


Registrants who select the residential option when registring, will be housed at WIU's Corbin Olson Residence Hall . Housing and all meals are included in the program registration cost.  

Medical/ADA Compliance:

Students do not qualify for University health care. Parents should check family insurance policies for health and accident coverage. Western Illinois University is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Please let Study Abroad and Outreach staff know how we can accommodate any special needs students may have at least two weeks prior to the program start date.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual’s membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.



Residental: $395

Commuter: $250

Payment Plan & Scholarship

$100 is due at the time of registration to hold a program spot. 

Scholarship Information

Deadline One week prior to the start of camp. 

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Todd Lough
Todd Allen Lough

Assistant Professor, WIU

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Glen Schwartz
Glen Schwartz

LEJA Instructor, WIU

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Sally Adams
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Horrabin Room 8

(309) 298-1911