Break and Enter Investigation Program

Last updated on
Thursday, August 13th, 2020
Experience type: 
In-Person
Program Description

Our Break & Enter Investigation Program is perfect for junior detectives looking to hone their skills in analyzing forensic evidence. From fingerprints to ballistics, and chromatography, detectives will work in small teams and follow the clues that point to the suspects responsible for the Break and Enter at the City Analyst’s Lab.

Duration: 1 hour

Capacity: Max of 8

Cost: $5.50/student

Combine a Break & Enter program with a Museum Discovery Tour – only $8.50/student!

*This program is also language appropriate for teenage and adult ESL students.

Big Ideas
  • Exploring our strengths and abilities can help us identify our goals.
  • Good learning and work habits contribute to short- and long-term personal and career success.
  • Leadership requires listening to and respecting the ideas of others.
  • Exploring our strengths and abilities can help us identify our goals.
  • Good learning and work habits contribute to short- and long-term personal and career success.
  • Leadership requires listening to and respecting the ideas of others.
  • New experiences, both within and outside of school, expand our career skill set and options.
  • Safe environments depend on everyone following safety rules.
  • Safe environments depend on everyone following safety rules.
  • Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance.
  • The value of work in our lives, communities, and society can be viewed from diverse perspectives.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
  • The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
  • Design can be responsive to identified needs.
  • Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
  • COVID Precautions
    Masks are not mandatory but are recommended. Our staff will be wearing masks and maintaining physical distancing. Max. number of students is 8. Staff are free up to 3 adults. Our forensics programs are now taking place in a private room instead of the public museum space in the Morgue.
    Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    5, 6, 7, 8
    Duration: 
    60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $5.50
    Cost Per Adult: 
    $0.00
    Fee Notes: 

    May be combined with the Museum Discovery Tour (two-hour program) for $8.50 per student.

    Additional Notes

    Arrival & Cancellation Policies
    Please arrive on time. Late arrivals are subject to a shortened program or cancellation. 
    We require 24-hours notice to cancel bookings to avoid being charged the full amount. Exceptions may be made if anyone in your group develops symptoms and you need to cancel your booking with less than 24-hours notice.

    Payment
    Payment is due upon arrival. You may pay by cash, cheque, credit card or debit. (card payments are preferred).
    Cheques should be made out to Vancouver Police Museum and Archives.
    If you require an invoice before your arrival, please contact us at least 24-hours before your scheduled program. 

    *Please be advised*
    The museum is set in the original Coroner’s Court, City Morgue and Autopsy Facility. The Autopsy Facility has displays of preserved human specimens, and our True Crime exhibit contains some sensitive material. The Forensics programs take place in a private programming room that is exclusively for your group during your booking.