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NCJ Number: 66966 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: ARSON RESOURCE DIRECTORY
Corporate Author: US Fire Admin (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Dept of Homeland Security
United States of America
Editor(s): H M WEISMAN; N STONE
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 172
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Fire Admin (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: PREPARED BY THE U.S. FIRE ADMINISTRATION OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, THIS DIRECTORY PROVIDES BOTH AN EXPLANATION AND FULL IDENTIFICATION OF KEY RESOURCES INVOLVED IN ARSON PREVENTION AND CONTROL.
Abstract: THE FOLLOWING RESOURCES ARE LISTED FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ARSON PREVENTION AND CONTROL ACTIVITIES: STATEWIDE ARSON ORGANIZATIONS, METROPOLITAN ARSON TASK FORCES, ARSON SQUADS/UNITS, ARSON DATA RESOURCES, EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS, PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS, TIPSTER/HOTLINE PROGRAMS, ARSON NEWSLETTERS, AUDIOVISUAL PRESENTATIONS, NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS, AND LEGISLATION. PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES IDENTIFIED FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF ARSON CASES ARE TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS, ARSON DETECTION EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS, AND FORENSIC LABORATORIES ANALYZING ARSON EVIDENCE. PROGRAMS DEALING WITH ECONOMIC FACTORS ARE ALSO LISTED, AND INCLUDE INSURANCE INDUSTRY PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. PROGRAMS CONCERNED WITH JUVENILE FIRESETTERS ARE OUTLINED. ADDITIONAL GROUPS OF FEDERAL, PUBLIC, AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS HAVING ARSON CONCERNS, ARE ALSO LISTED SUCH AS THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ARSON INVESTIGATORS, ARSON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS, THE FBI'S FIELD DIVISIONS, AND THE FIELD OFFICES OF THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS. THE ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, AND PERSON(S) TO CONTACT FOR EACH ORGANIZATION ARE INCLUDED. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Arson; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATFE or ATF); Community involvement; Crime Control Programs; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); National programs; Specialized police operations; State police
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