Expert Qualifications

This expert has 25+ years of law enforcement experience, for the vast majority of which he served as a fire investigator for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. A certified fire investigator with both the ATF and the International Association of Arson Investigators, he has consulted for police forces in countries such as Colombia and Latvia on arson investigation practices. Since 2014, he has operated an independent fire investigation consultancy.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: LA
  • BS, Criminal Justice, Auburn University
  • Certified, Fire Investigator - International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Member, International Association of Arson Investigators
  • Former, Investigator, ATF New Orleans Field Division Arson/Explosives Group
  • Former, Team Member, ATF New Orleans Division Response Team
  • Former, Fire Investigator, ATF
  • Former, Arson Program Manager, ATF
  • Former, Chief - Arson and Explosives Training Branch, ATF
  • Former, Group Supervisor - Arson and Explosives, ATF
  • Former, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, ATF New Orleans Field Division
  • Current, Independent Fire Investigator

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