Conducts 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).


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