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Accelerant Detection Canine / Investigations

Site where fellow canine handlers can exchange ideas, training information and fire scene information.

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Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2015

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Where to train or purchase "trained" dogs 3 Replies

Started by Michael Scanzera. Last reply by Terry McGrath Sep 4, 2008.

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Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on September 9, 2009 at 7:48am
Greatings everyone. Any issues to talk about?
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on July 7, 2009 at 9:41am
Hey fellow k-9 units. This site was set up for us to talk about issues. One issue I am looking for information on is case history in court settings and history of testimony from handlers.
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on April 7, 2009 at 7:25am
Skip, When is the IAAI Fire Arson conference in Indiana this year? Want to get Howard and I signed up. Indy was very interesting. Bailey left locations of numerous golf tees in the scene.
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on April 6, 2009 at 12:54pm
Anyone withinteresting cases this last month?
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on March 31, 2009 at 6:30am
Train hard today, keep positive conditions there for your K-9 partner, and as Gary Adams says, "Trust your dog"
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on March 25, 2009 at 6:35am
Hey guys pass this website along to fellow K-9handlers. We worked a scene in Indianapolis, very large fire scene. Bailey completed pre-search of fire debris, with positive conditioned alerts at points of piles of debris 3 to 4 feet deep. When area was cleared, completed detailed search and at some points were within inches of the original canine alerts. This helps re-enforce how strong our canines nose is. Helps re-enforce how our daily training keeps us and our partners in top shape. Search web for Indy news, fire story.
Comment by Rodney Taylor on March 20, 2009 at 8:10pm
Hello all,

D.C Fire Department Fire / Arson Investigator / CFI/ K-9 Handler "Dozen"
Black Lab (3 years old) Trained @ ATF Canine (Front Royal, Va)
I've been an investigator since 04'. I've investigated approximately 700 fires. Made approximately 20 arrests.

I've been a K-9 Handler since March 08'. K-9 has worked approximately 50 fire scenes.

We're kinda busy in D.C. We get dispatched on all working fires (including accidental causes). We also investigate vehicle fires as well.
Thanks for having me.
Comment by Steven Southard on March 10, 2009 at 3:14pm
Hello all,

State Fire marshal investigator, Steven W. Southard CFI, CFEI
State of Ohio, Department of Commerce
Ohio Fire Marshal's Office
Average over 100 fire scenes a year, and Alex is a yellow Lab.
Thanks Steve & Alex
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on February 4, 2009 at 6:50am
Atwood had house fire Tuesday on 600 West just north of Old 30, it is frozen in place, did your company get the call for scene work?
Comment by Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI on January 29, 2009 at 2:34pm
Hi Skip, missed your comments, was off last few days. No fires, Bailey is doing fine, Pierceton had house fire, exterior, with positive alerts, then they found suspect, positive to articles in the car, arrest made and charges filed. Times Union on 1/28

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