Quick Notes is an ICAC communication that will give you quick, timely links to recent news items impacting arson prevention, investigations, litigation and training. We trust that Quick Notes will be an easy way for you to remain current in news concerning arson control.
The Savannah Fire Department has boosted the power of its Arson Investigation unit by making it a self-contained law enforcement agency. It's a change in the administration of the unit that you may not see on the streets - but it will make a big difference in their ability to investigate arson cases quickly and efficiently.
The bomb arson tracking system (BATS) employed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been endorsed by the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc. (IAAI) and the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) to document and report arson and explosives-related incidents.
The sour economy is producing a bumper crop of cash-strapped consumers, business owners and shady agents who are fueling a wave of insurance fraud that's keeping regulators and law enforcement officials busy from coast to coast.
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided that an insured who invoked his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination at trial and refused to provide pertinent information to his insurer violated his policy's cooperation clause and was not entitled to coverage (medical malpractice case).
A research study that addresses law enforcement issues that directly affect juvenile fire-setting identification and intervention programs.
These topical reports explore facets of the
The purpose of this explanatory research is to evaluate the impacts of population and building characteristics on the residential fire rates among large cities in the continental
A segment from State Farm Insurance's "Fire: The Unforgiving Nature." The video discusses the dangers of arc faults in old or damaged wiring.
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