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Fresno Police Chief's Car Set on Fire

July 21, 2014
The Fresno (Calif.) police chief's car was set on fire in the police headquarters parking lot on Sunday. The fire is said to have been started by something being thrown under it.

Investigation Shows Fires Set in N.H. Home After Officer Killed

May 20, 2014
New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Joseph Ebert said the fire wiped out too much evidence to say what gun was used to kill the officer or whether Arkell was able to pull his gun.

NYPD Officer Injured in Brooklyn Arson Fire Leaves Hospital

May 20, 2014
Rodriguez had been hospitalized since April 6 when she and Officer Dennis Guerra responded to a fire on the 13th floor of 2007 Surf Ave. in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn.

NYPD Housing Officer Dies From Fire Injuries

April 9, 2014
Officer Dennis Guerra, a married father of four, was pronounced dead at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx at 6:50 a.m. He never regained consciousness after the fire.

2 NYPD Officers Critically Injured in Suspicious Apartment Fire

April 7, 2014
Two NYPD housing officers suffered critical injuries Sunday when they rushed into a Brooklyn high-rise for a suspicious fire and suddenly became overcome by smoke, police said.

Chameleon Arson Investigation Kit

April 17, 2013
Morphix Technologies' new Chameleon Arson Investigation Kit is an easy-to-use, low-cost tool designed to identify dangerous levels of toxic chemicals in the investigation after a fire.

Police: Calif. Professor Plotted Mass Murder

August 1, 2012
A University of California, Irvine professor who was grieving the suicide of his teenage son is accused of writing in e-mail that he would commit mass murder at his late son's high school.

Mass. Officer Doused In Gasoline

March 26, 2012
An arson suspect doused a Randolph (Mass.) Police officer in gasoline after setting fire to his house late Saturday night. Officer Marc L'Italien wasn't hurt, because he immediately left the home.

Reserve Deputy Nabs Los Angeles Arson Suspect

January 3, 2012
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's reserve deputy who works by day as an attorney, is being credited with detaining a suspected serial arsonist.

Fla. Cop Saves Apartment Residents In Arson Fire

November 7, 2011
A Clearwater (Fla.) Police officer entered a burning apartment complex this morning, helping residents exit the building before firefighters were able to get the fire under control.

Aryan Brotherhood Member's Arson Crimes Intended to Raise Profile In Gang

September 3, 2011
A 25-year-old Texas man has pleaded guilty to hate-crime charges stemming from a series of racially motivated arson crimes, including the burning of an historic African-American church to murder a disabled man.

Fire Investigations and the Patrol Officer

March 30, 2011

Richard J. Keyworth provides detailed accounts of 14 fires he investigated as both a municipal and private investigator in "Fires: Accidental or Arson." Keyworth shares investigative tips for officers when responding to a fire that will bolster the case, and he explains what patrol officers should look for when first arriving at a scene.

Estranged Wife Shoved Burning Papers Down Husband's Pants

November 15, 2010
Tina Wilcox, 53, has been charged with arson and criminal domestic violence. Police later arrested Wilcox while she was "extremely intoxicated and watching TV on the couch at a relative's house."

California Authorities Arrest Mall Arson Suspect

October 22, 2010
Alexander Piggee has been booked into the Placer County Jail on suspicion of arson, arson under conditions likely to cause great bodily injury and causing damages and losses in excess of $6.5 million, burglary, and making criminal threats.

Don’t Get Burned

November 1, 2008

Although arson laws and reporting requirements vary from state to state, here are some basic things to consider when investigating fire incidents, especially as a patrol officer.

National Guard Troops Volunteer to Stop Devils Night Arson in Detroit

October 30, 2008
Some are wearing their uniforms while they take part in the anti-arson watch that started Wednesday night and continues through Friday; others are in plain clothes, National Guard Lt. Ross Wallace said Wednesday.
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