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D.C Fire Department
Fire / Arson Investigator / K-9 Handler "Dozen"
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Lack on K-9 Apprpriate Vehicles
Fire Investigations Staffing shortage
Professional Qualifications:
Criminal Investigations Training (FLETC)
Fire Investigations (1033)
Fire Investigations (NFA)
Accelerant Detection (ATF)
Areas of expertise:
Origin and Cause Investigations
Accelerant K-9 Detection

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At 3:13pm on March 26, 2009, Nando Canez said…
Oregon is beautiful country...people i talked to when i was there said southern oregon...northern dusted with snow that pretty much melted away once the sun came out...they swore it was a mild winter...i was considering testing with medford fire...washington is weird...i dint like the people there...too uppity...but one half of washington state drowns while the other bakes...theres a mountain range that basically divides the state in half...both are good states...and you might even catch a glimpse of
At 1:46pm on March 25, 2009, Nando Canez said…
hey man...depends on what kinda retirement living you want to have...sedona would be like the laid back artsy-fartsy hippy loving tree hugging life we all laugh im an opinionated wildland guy...scotsdale would be the flashy rich extravagant living we all envy and want ona saturday night...whatever you do...dont consider southern gilbert az, cave creek...maricopa seems up and coming south of grande is coming along is south of phoenix too...i can guarantee you wont miss the snow...and if you do...head up to northern az...ever consider oregon? i was there in november 08...beautiful country...kinda like high desert there...and i wear a medium shirt...large sweatshirt
be safe
At 6:29am on March 25, 2009, Michael D. Wilson CFEI, MDI said…
Good morning Rodney, how long have you hd your k-9 partner? Bailey & I were in the fall 2003 class.
At 4:04pm on March 20, 2009, Nando Canez said…
Thanks for the tip Rodney...maybe we can meet when i get there...i'll let you know when i have finalized the details...what size shirt do you wear? i'll grab you a sweat shirt...seeing how it seems to always be acting up weather wise when im very glad my girlfriend really wants to come live out west...i dont know how you guys deal with that snow...i'll be in touch
be safe
At 4:35pm on March 18, 2009, Nando Canez said…
HEY Rodney...

Do you know any one who works on DC E10? Id like to do a ride along if you guys allow it...I'm from Tucson AZ and my girl lives in Laurel MD...i see her about once a month and hopefully will be returningn to the DC area soon...please let me know...Thanks

be safe

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