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INSTRUCTORS

STEVE RIGGS, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI & CFII Certified State of Oklahoma (Retired)

President, Director – National Fire/Arson Instructor, Expert Witness, Fire/Arson Investigator

Steve Riggs retired after twenty-two years of Law Enforcement, and Fire Service Experience in Oklahoma. Steve has been examining fire scenes for 40 years. Steve holds a Bachelors  Degree in Emergency Management, Steve has extensive training in Fire Cause Determination, Criminal Investigation, Arson Investigation, Evidence Processing, Interviewing Techniques, and Case Management. He is a certified Police and Fire Instructor, and a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor. Mr. Riggs has successfully been involved in many Fire/Arson Prosecutions in Oklahoma, and was involved in a Federal Prosecution. To date, he has never lost an arson case. Steve has authored and co-authored several fire training manuals and written “A Critical Analysis of NFPA 921 User’s Manual 2nd Edition. Steve lectures nationally to Local, State, Federal Agencies, Insurance, private, and military Investigators, prosecutors, vehicle manufacture representatives and their engineers. Steve is on the board of directors at National Association of Fire Investigators.

Steve continues to examine fires, and does fire consulting, as well as a subject matter expert for Legal Liability and Risk Management Institute LLC, representing fire and police departments on actions against agencies

COURSES

INVESTIGATION

  • 2 1/2 Day New Fire Arson Investigation Academy, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033
  • 5 Day New Fire Arson Investigation Academy, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033
  • Fire Arson Death and Fatality Investigation, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033
  • Fire Pattern Recognition and Documentation, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033
  • Phase II Fire/Arson Investigation Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033
  • Meeting the NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator 16 Secondary Educational Requirements Certificiation, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033***
  • Practical Aspects of Fire/Arson Scene Search and Evidence Recovery Based on NFPA 1033*
  • Hands on Vehicle Fire/Arson Investigation, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033* **
  • Hands on Electrical Fire/Arson Investigation, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033*
  • Practical Aspects of Fire/Arson Investigation and Arson Case Management, Based on NFPA 921 & NFPA 1033*
  • NAFI Certification: “CFEI Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator” testing available at each class indicated by one asterisk*
  • NAFI Certification: “CVFI Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator Certification**
  • NFPA 1033 Certification 16 Secondary Educational Requirements Certification***

RESOURCES

Critical Task Fillable Forms
Access Steve Riggs’ Arson Case Management & 2.5 & 5 Day New Fire Investigator Resources
Access Steve Riggs’ Arson Scene Search & Recovery Resources
Access Steve Riggs’ 1033-Meeting the Educational Requirements Resources
Access Steve Riggs’ Meeting 1033 JPR Requirements Resources
Access Steve Riggs’ Electrical Fire Resources
Access Steve Riggs’ Vehicle Fire Investigation Resources
Access Steve Chasteen Fire Pattern Resources