Thanks to countless pop culture references and notorious 20th-century organized crime figures such as Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel and John Gotti, the concept of organized crime calls to mind images of bygone eras when speakeasies, Mob-run casinos and infamous Mafia families thrived. In fact, organized crime proliferates around the globe today.
Sometimes the most valuable police work happens in a laboratory. Finding and analyzing forensic evidence is key to building strong cases against criminal suspects.
This exhibit explores law enforcement methods of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals, placing guests in the shoes of law enforcement officers.