International Association of Arson Investigators
Association of Arson Investigators is dedicated to improving the professional
development of fire and explosion investigators by being the global resource
for fire investigation training, technology and research.
The IAAI consists
of approximately 9,000 fire investigation professionals around the world.
Members are united by a strong commitment to the suppression of the crime of
arson and to the investigation of the origin and cause of fires.
The IAAI not only
provides an invaluable network of experience and understanding, but also:
national and regional seminars which provide a forum for dissemination of the
latest information and technology in the profession.
Publishes a quarterly journal, "The Fire and Arson Investigator," which
contains articles by some of the leading experts in the world.
Administers the Certified Fire Investigator program designed to ensure a "least
common denominator" body of knowledge in the field of fire investigation.
· Works in
cooperation with other associations and law enforcement agencies to prevent and
suppress the crime of arson. These agencies include the US Fire Administration,
the Federal Emergency Management Agency, The National Fire Academy, The
International Association of Fire Chiefs, The Insurance Committee for Arson
Control, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Members of the IAAI
are urged to:
· As a
fire investigator, regard yourself as a member of an important and honorable
both your personal and official life so as to inspire the confidence of the
it as your duty to avail yourself of every opportunity to learn more about your
Encourage and support professional standards for fire investigators.
other members in obtaining world class training and professional
alliances with those whose goals are inconsistent with an honest and unbiased
· Bear in
mind always that we are truth-seekers not case-makers; that it is more
important to protect the innocent than to convict the guilty.
The mission of the
Indiana Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators is to
promote education and excellence in the field of fire investigation, and, to
utilize our collective knowledge and experience to promote safety, protect the
public and seek the truth.
The Indiana IAAI
Chapter Board of Directors
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agency associations and phone numbers.
Click here for information on becoming a member of the
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