Oakland Community College

May 2-3, 2019

47th Annual Origin and Cause Seminar

Featured Topic

The Eighth Edition of Kirk’s Fire Investigation is included in required and supplemental fire investigation professional training and certification programs by the National Fire Academy, the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI), and the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).


projected speakers

David J. Icove

Dr. Icove is a former FBI Academy Instructor and one of the first criminal profilers to specialize in the apprehension of serial arsonists and bombers. He is an internationally recognized forensic fire engineering expert with over 40 years of experience. He is the co-author of the leading textbooks on fire investigation, including Kirk’s Fire Investigation 8th Edition, Forensic Fire Scene Reconstruction, and Combating Arson-for-Profit, the leading textbooks in the field of fire investigation.

Thomas R. May

Mr. May has extensive experience in all facets of the fire service industry with over 29 years of involvement in fire/investigations related fields. Besides being a practicing attorney, Mr. May instructs at various locations throughout the US in fire-related training programs.

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