International Forensics Program

The International Forensic Program was created in collaboration with the California School of Forensic Studies, part of the Alliant International University. The program consists of an intensive 10–20 days full immersion into topics embracing forensics, criminology, investigations and intelligence. The backbone of the program, however, is the extraordinary experience of our faculty members and experts. The faculty consists of Professionals in the field of Criminal Investigations, CSI, Police Department, Department of Intelligence, Army, Psychiatrists, and University professors.

Program Target Audience

The target audiences are Bachelor, Masters or PhD students of Universities studying criminology or related fields.

In class activities and Institutional Visits

Topics discussed in class:

  • Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking
  • How Italian Police Investigate Violent Crime
  • Evolution of Islamist Terrorism
  • Italian Penal System
  • Cross-Border Prison Overcrowding and Global Solutions
  • Police Stress
  • Perception and Intuition of Policing
  • Motorcycle Gangs in Europe: The Impact on European Culture
  • The Psychology of Undercover Police Work
  • Understanding the Italian Mafia, Camorra and other organized crimes
  • Real-life cases on Organized Crime
  • What you should know about Crime Scene Investigations
  • Intelligence Services in the 21st Century

In class activities and Institutional Visits

  • Visit to preventive detention building “Regina Coeli” in Rome –  Italian Penal System
  • Visit to Inspectors National Police Academy (the most important Police Academy in Europe):
  • Police self-defence techniques – Speed Driving techniques – Shooting range – K9 show. Observing the high formation of the Italian National Police Inspectors through the various phases of training.
  • Visit to Interpol Headquarters in Rome: Presentation on strategy against trans-national crime and Human trafficking
  • Visit to RACIS – Arma dei Carabinieri – Roma  (Crime Scene Investigations Department)
  • Trip to Naples – Observe closely the headquarters ( Spanish Quarter) of one of the most powerful International criminal organizations: the Camorra
  • Visit to Italian Department of Narcotic Bureau(Direzione Centrale per i Servizi Antidroga), to understand the international routes of drug trafficking and the methods of the Italian police to combat this phenomenon. Recruitment and training of undercover agents. International Drug Trafficking.
  • Guided visit to the Criminological Museum of Rome
  • Intelligence Field Excercisee

Cost of the program

The cost of the program varies upon number of participants, program structure and duration. SSM will be happy to organize housing and transport for the entire durination of the program. Feel free to contact us to ask for a quotation:

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