The International Association of Arson Investigators®
) is an international professional association of more than 9,000 fire investigation professionals, united by a strong commitment to suppress the crime of arson through professional fire investigation.
The IAAI shall continue to serve as the global resource for those working in and associated with the fire, arson, and explosion investigation profession with respect to fire safety and prevention; arson investigation, determination, and prosecution; and fire loss claims and litigation.
The IAAI shall provide active support to fire, arson, and explosion investigation professionals through leadership in education, training, professional development, certification, networking, advocacy, and the
provision of resources.
The IAAI is committed to:
- Bringing together for mutual benefit those public officials and private persons engaged in fire and explosion investigation, fire prevention, fire loss reduction, and arson prosecution;
- Cooperating with public agencies and private organizations to further the advancement of fire and
explosion investigation through the development and implementation of education and training
programs, the administration of professional certifications, the promotion and facilitation of
research, the exchange of scientific and technical information and resources, and the
encouragement of networking among industry professionals; and
- Maintaining high professional standards of conduct among members, and to continually strive to eliminate all factors which interfere with the administration of justice.
All IAAI Members are required to uphold the IAAI Code of Ethics
The IAAI is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate based on age, sex, race, or disability in qualifying for organization membership or for participation in training events, special programs or certification protocols. The IAAI will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations within their responsibility and control to applicants and program participants with special needs or disabilities upon special request or self disclosure. Any information regarding age, sex, or race collected during an application process or any self disclosure of a disability or special need will be held in strictest confidence and will not be released unless required by legal authority.