Summer Camp

CSI Experience

June 16-20, 2024



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 16-20, 2024

Included in the program (past program content):

2024 Content TBD

  • 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


2022 Program Schedule

Participation Criteria:

Enrollment is limited.

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



Registrants are admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Residential Cost (2023): $395. 2024 Cost TBD

Commuter Cost (2023): $250. 2024 Cost TBD

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 registering, will be housed in a WIU's 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.


2023 Cost

2024 Cost TBD

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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Contact Us

Sally Adams
For Questions


Horrabin Room 8

(309) 298-1911