Kidnapping Investigation Program

Last updated on
Saturday, July 3rd, 2021
Experience type: 
In-Person
Program Description

The City Analyst has gone missing! It’s up to your team of detectives to solve the case. Looking at all the collected material, including crime scene, impressions and DNA evidence, piece together the connections between the suspects and the sequence of events leading up to our Analyst’s kidnapping. Can you save our City Analyst and uncover the suspect’s motive?

This program is ideal for classes studying the Canadian justice system, policing, and forensic methods. 

Duration: 1 hour Capacity: 10-30 Cost: $8.00/student

Combine a Kidnapping program with a Museum Discovery Tour – only $12.00/student!

Big Ideas
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  • Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
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  • Complex tasks require the sequencing of skills.
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  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.
  • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.
  • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed.
  • 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: 
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Days Offered: 
    Duration: 
    60 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    No
    Also Offered For: 
    Adult Groups, Daycamps, ESL, Guides, Homeschool, Other, Scouts
    Packages Provided: 
    No Packages Provided
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $8.00
    Cost Per Adult: 
    $0.00
    Fee Notes: 

    May be combined with the Museum Discovery Tour (two-hour program) for $12.00 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.