The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement recently celebrated their 6th anniversary with a special week of events and we’re here to dish on the highlights that you won’t want to miss.
-Organized Crime today brings the story of organized crime to the present day. It features artifacts, graphics, and a large 17-foot-wide Global
Networks touchscreen, interactive wall.
-The Use of Force Training Experience gives guests the chance to experience interactive training sessions as if they were in the shoes of the officers. Through the use of digital and live role-playing scenarios, guests explore the law enforcement methods of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals.
-Lastly, is the Crime Lab Experience. Guests explore five different forensic science topics in this hands-on interactive experience. A museum educator guides guests through this 25-minute experience. Through various stations, guests will gain an understanding of the scientific techniques used in death investigations, DNA analysis, fingerprint analysis, crime scene investigation and examination.
In addition to the new exhibits, the Mob Museum hosted other events to celebrate the occasion.
On Wednesday, February 14th, John Binder, the author of “Al Capone’s Beer Wars: A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago during Prohibition” held a meet-and-greet book signing featuring expert documentary consultant who shared their own stories of the era.
Thursday, February 15th John Binder also hosted a speaker series discussing the details about the Life of Al Capone and the influence of prohibition in Chicago.
The last day, Friday, February 16th, was the annual blood drive behind The Mob Museum. It was the perfect way to donate while your downtown. Make sure you schedule it in next year!
The Mob Museum is located at 300 Stewart Avenue Las Vegas, Nevada. 89101