At Larry Rohrer Investigations our investigators are trained fire investigation origin & cause professionals who have spent decades in highly respected arson units in their fire departments.  Our investigators are the leaders in the field.  Our investigators have risen to ranks such as Battalion Chief, Captain, and Fire Marshal.  We feel credentials are not only important, but please note the following (in which all of our investigators possess):
  • Private Investigator License
  • Education (Over 90 units of Fire Science & other related courses)
  • CFEI – Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (NAFI) – National Association of Fire Investigators
  • CFI – Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI) – International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Active Membership in California Conference of Arson Investigators
  • Extensive Experience (court, teaching, fire training exercises, classes, seminars)
  • Training
  • Jurisdiction (difficulty level of their department)
  • Complete familiarity with NFPA 921 (National Fire Protection Association)
  • Code compliance analysis
  • Extensive expert testimony experience as a lead investigator (case to trial ratio)
  • Communication skills (verbal, written)
When selecting forensic experts to conduct fire forensics investigations, the requirements that your company should be referring to are if those individuals are certified, licensed, and insured.  Credentials are very valuable in selecting investigators.  Our company standards do not allow gaps in our team’s credentials.  Our professionals provide the credibility and qualifications necessary for acceptance of our investigator testimony and their investigation reports in court.