Live Event - You're Right - But You're Wrong - 7.15.21 1pm Eastern

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Date: 7/15/2021 at 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)

“You’re Right – But You’re Wrong” The investigator will focus on the evidence presented at the scene, the interviews, neighborhood canvass and other information gained through investigation and interviews that may lead to the fire being determined an incendiary fire instead of accidental, as designed by the perpetrator. The key to investigations can often be interviews conducted and determining if deception can be found. We look at trends in fires and specific ignition sequences used. The need to understand patterns in fires in their areas and determine whether there are consistencies in the people and companies involved in these trends and patterns. It is relevant to anyone who must determine whether the interviewee is providing the truth, or they are being deceptive when working fire investigations and potential arson.


  • David Harlow

    T. David Harlow began his career with the Fairborn Fire Department. He was a Fire Service Instructor, and taught at the Ohio Fire Academy, Sinclair College, Cleveland State University, and the National Fire Academy. In private industry he taught OSHA, EPA, Hazardous Material, and fire classes. He served as a Fire Chief in Broward County, Florida until entering the private sector. Mr. Harlow holds the following degrees, Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration, Master of Science in Urban Administration. He is an Executive Fire Officer graduate from the National Fire Academy.

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