Arson 1 is Next Week!

Arson 1 is right around the corner! To better prepare you for this class lets go over some of the details. The class is scheduled from October 24th to October 28th. Classes start promptly at 8am and run until 5pm. Training is hosted at the Chandler Fire Department Training facility at 3550 S Dobson Rd, Chandler Arizona, 85248. The class will take place in the main auditorium!

If you have a copies of NFPA 1033 or 921 please bring them with you. If not, copies will be available for sale at the class. Dress code is business casual. We recommend a notepad and pen/pencil as well. As always, there will be t-shirts, hats and other swag available to support the chapter. Please take time to explore the options for food in the area as there are many options to choose from. If there are any questions, please let us know!


Welcome to the Arizona Chapter of The International Association of Arson Investigators (AZIAAI). 

The AZIAAI is Arizona's oldest, most respected association for professionals who investigate fires and arsons, professionals who prosecute or defend fire/arson cases, insurance professionals who handle fire/arson claims and crime scene professionals who process fire/arson scenes.

The AZIAAI is Arizona's authority of experts in the field of fire/arson investigations. Our diverse group of members is well acquainted with fire/arson investigations, insurance claims, scene processing, prosecution/defense. 

If you would like more information on fire/arson investigations, or the services the AZIAAI provides please contact our communications director. We welcome media inquiries or requests as well as public requests for information. 



Public notice is given that the Arizona Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention posts meeting notices at the Maricopa County Courthouse located at 201 W Jefferson Phoenix, AZ 85003.

The new Arson Series starts this year with Arson I, October 24th through the 28th, in Chandler, Arizona.

Below is the link to register for the class:

Below is the link to the event's web page:

As always, completion of Arson I and then Arson II in Prescott (Spring 2023) will allow you to test for Arizona Fire Investigator I, as tested by the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence. Completion of these previous programs OR of the National Fire Academy's fire investigation program, will allow you to attend Arson III in Flagstaff (Fall 2023) and Arson IV in Tucson (Spring 2024). On completion of Arson III/IV and successfully passing the Arizona Fire Investigator I test, attendees will be able to test for Arizona Fire Investigator II.

If you are a member of the IAAI Arizona Chapter, please let me know and I will send you a code for your discount upon verification.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Stephen Johnson
Education and Training Chair

Elections Are Over!

Elections for this year have concluded. Please see the Officer page to see who is currently filling your chapter leadership.


The AZIAAI will be hosting Arson I from October 24th-28th. The class will take place in Chandler at 3550 S Dobson at the Chandler Public Safety Center. Cost of the class will be $700 for members and $850 for non members. For more information please contact Stephen Johnson at Members will receive an email with registration information a couple months before the class takes place. We look forward to seeing you there!

Arson 1 in Chandler!

Arson 1 Started yesterday. We have a great turnout with a wonderful venue. We have 90 students for this class. The next generation of fire investigators has begun!



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