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  FBI - Crime in the US, 2002 - Crime Index Offenses Reported
Arson is not included in the national rate calculations; arson rates are computed separately and presented in Table 2.31.
Of the arsons for which supplemental clearance data were received, 22.4 percent of all structural arsons were cleared by arrest or exceptional means.
An examination of arson arrests by race indicated that 76.8 percent of arson arrestees were white, 21.5 percent were fl, and 1.7 percent were of other races.
www.fbi.gov /ucr/cius_02/html/web/offreported/02-narson11.html   (1704 words)

  
 III - Arson
Church arson is classified as a federal crime and a coalition of federal agencies are allied against church arson.
Arson in the nation's cities fell 2.1 percent in 2005 from 2004, compared with a 2.7 percent drop in the nation as a whole.
In metropolitan counties, arson offenses fell 4.2 percent from 2004 to 2005, and 5.4 percent in nonmetropolitan counties.
www.iii.org /media/hottopics/insurance/test1   (2988 words)

  
 ARSON
The typical offender of vandalism-motivated arson is a young male between the ages of seven through nine years old, who flees the scene and rarely ever witnesses the fire they set (Wooden, 1984, p.8-9).
Arson statistics in the united states are collected by the National Fire Protection Agency and also by the FBI as part of its Uniform Crime Report.
According to the NFDA arson is consistently responsible for 13-14 percent of all structure fires.
www.iejs.com /Law/Criminal_Law/arson.htm   (1562 words)

  
 Arson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arson is the crime of setting a fire for an unlawful or improper purpose.
Arson for profit often involves a false or fraudulent insurance claim in an attempt to recoup business loses by destroying property.
Arson may also be used to further political goals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arson   (735 words)

  
 Us Arson Report; Statistics
Arson exists in various forms -- juvenile firesetting, vandalism, pyromania, a murder weapon, and concealment of a crime.
Charles Evancho, national arson expert and chief of arson, Detroit Fire Department said, "Arson is one of the most difficult crimes to prosecute successfully.
-- Arson is the second leading cause of residential fire deaths and accounts for approximately 25 percent of all fires in the United States.
www.emergency.com /arsonrpt.htm   (903 words)

  
 RESURRECTION A.D. RECORDS - ARSON'S OFFICAL WEBSITE
Arson has become infamous for its creativity and passion, toying with different sounds to create their own unique blend of styles.
To confirm this assertion, CMJ New Music Report said of Arson's debut CD, the band "…uses twin guitar tactic in its gore-core assault, applying death metal speed to its hardcore-style breakdowns." The band continues to support both of their releases with persistent touring throughout the East Coast.
Arson is a mere 6 years old and has already made noteworthy accomplishments in the music scene, and these guys are just getting started.
www.arsonism.com   (496 words)

  
 ARSON (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arson has expanded to be a CD ripper (with many output formats), a VCD/Music/Data burner, a CD copier, a device unlocker, and a CDRW blanker.
The Arson team has released the 2nd beta version of 0.9.8 today.
The long wait for the next version of Arson has ended with the release of version 0.9.8beta1 today.
arson.sourceforge.net.cob-web.org:8888   (236 words)

  
 Arson
In April 2002, a Rapides Parish, Louisian grand jury indicted Amanda Hypes on charges of arson and murder in relation to a house fire that took the lives of her three children.
An arson expert hired by Lisa Greene's defense team says the Midland, NC mother did not set the Jan. 10, 2006 house fire that killed her two children.
Sandra Kemper, a suspect in an alleged arson that took the life of her son, denied nine times that she had anything to do with the fire.
www.truthinjustice.org /arson.htm   (1636 words)

  
 Arson Investigations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
OSFM Arson Investigators are dispatched by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA).
To become a certified arson investigator through the Office of the State Fire Marshal, you are required to complete the Fire Investigator Modules 1 and 2.
Arson Iinvestigators are sworn peace officers by Illinois State Statute and as such may carry weapons while in the actual investigation and matters incident thereto.
www.state.il.us /osfm/arson/FAQ.htm   (265 words)

  
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Arson Awareness Week is spearheaded by the United States Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI.).
Arson fires represent approximately 25% of this Nation’s fire problem totaling over $1.3 billion in property loss.
The number of organizations that are joining efforts toward the fight against arson is growing.
www.firefighting.com /articles/namFullView.asp?namID=5941   (422 words)

  
 Forestry Arson Alert Association in Florida: Division of Forestry - FDACS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Consumers pay more for the thousands of products made from forest materials; taxpayers foot the bill for suppressing the fires; jobs are often eliminated when the resource is reduced, and families living in wooded areas often lose their homes and possessions.
Created to be a vehicle for supplying information to the public about woods arson, the Association also acquires funds and distributes rewards for information about incidents of this senseless crime.
Your donation not only helps make it possible to give rewards to citizens who provide information about arson, but also is a means for expressing your concern about this crime to local and state law enforcement agencies, the judiciary and lawmakers.
www.fl-dof.com /wildfire/arson_alert.html   (514 words)

  
 Holocaust History Project Won't Be Silenced
Arson investigators now have confirmed that the fire was intentionally set and are continuing their investigation.
We have strong indications that this arson is the next step in a series of attacks against our educational and scholarly work.
While an arson attack such as this cannot be specifically anticipated, THHP has long ago taken steps to minimize the impact of any attacks, physical or virtual.
www.holocaust-history.org /arson   (316 words)

  
 Worker charged with arson in business fire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The fire was Austin's 42nd arson case that led to an arrest this year, said David Bailey, the Fire Department's chief investigator.
Last year, 90 people were cited or charged with arson in Austin, and 32 percent of all arson fires ended in arrest, double the national average, Bailey said.
Bailey said that while the percentage of arson fires that ended in arrest has increased over the past few years, the number of arson fires in the city has remained constant at 170 a year, which is comparable with other communities Austin's size, Bailey said.
www.statesman.com /metrostate/content/metro/stories/06/11arson.html   (546 words)

  
 LADA Arson Section
Each year, arson causes millions of dollars in losses to individuals, insurers, and the government.
The most serious arson cases are vertically prosecuted by deputy district attorneys in the Arson Section, which means that one prosecutor handles the case from beginning to end.
These specially trained attorneys prosecute arson homicides, arsons of inhabited dwellings, arsons leading to large monetary losses, and serial arsonists.
da.co.la.ca.us /arson.htm   (142 words)

  
 Stories Tagged 'arson' » Netscape.com
(via abcnews.go.com) – The bodies of three more victims of an arson fire at a casino-district hotel were recovered Saturday, bringing the death toll to nine, fire officials said.
(via news.yahoo.com) – Authorities investigating an arson wildfire that killed four firefighters questioned two people Monday as crews remained confident that the blaze would soon be fully contained.
(via today.reuters.com) – A federal firefighter in Idaho is facing arson charges linked to least one blaze in an act that may have been motivated by a desire to produce some firefighting work, officials said on Friday.
www.netscape.com /tag/arson   (810 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Lacerate the Sky: Music: Arson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
arson are still a struggling metalcore band, but i think that they should be up there with as i lay dying, poison the well, and the like.
Arson definitly is the best besides Zao, which in my opinion is the only band that compares to Arson.
Arson has a great screamer, one of the best yet that carries so much emotion with his voice.
www.amazon.com /Lacerate-Sky-Arson/dp/B000063T44   (635 words)

  
 Category
Arson Analysis Slide Presentation and Instrumentation Theory - "Updated" and "expanded" slide presentation of the theory of instrumentation used in arson analysis and the classification of ignitable liquids.
At the same time, this presentation can also be used as a tutorial for instrumentation used in a wide range of organic instrumental forensic analyses or for the study of arson analysis.
ILA is a great contribution to the field of arson fire investigation.
forensic.to /links/pages/Forensic_Sciences/Field_of_expertise/Arson   (564 words)

  
 Washington State Fire Marshal - Arson Prevention
The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs reported 2,083 arson fires, which caused over $26 million in property damage with 501 arrests.
Arson investigations are conducted on fires when there is a loss of life, when there is a strong probability of arson, or when local jurisdictions request assistance.
Click here to print a step-by-step guide for teachers and school administrators on Reporting School Fires, School Arson Fires, School Fire Drills, and information on Fires in Educational Occupancies.
www.wsp.wa.gov /fire/arsonpre.htm   (607 words)

  
 Arson and Explosives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Arson investigators sometimes think of themselves as counterparts to homicide investigators (arson as murder by fire), and explosives experts (who may think of themselves as involved in counter-terrorism) usually fall into one of two types: police or laboratory personnel.
Fires and explosions, by their very nature, require extensive on-site investigation, so it's a safe bet to say that the one who testifies as the forensic expert will be the one who is most able to make sense of chemical tests conducted by criminalists AND has practical on-site investigative knowledge of the crime scene.
In most cases, this will be someone called the arson investigator, although explosion experts can be found separately.
faculty.ncwc.edu /toconnor/425/425lect07.htm   (1943 words)

  
 Arson Lawyers, Legal Information, Attorney Finder
Arson occurs when a person intentionally sets a fire or causes an explosion for the purpose of burning a building or, in some states, any property.  The person must have the intention of burning the building or, at least, must realize there is a substantial risk and disregard it.  Accidental fires are not arson.
If you are accused of arson, you should contact a criminal defense lawyer.  A good criminal defense lawyer will let you know what your rights are and will represent you in court.
If you think you are the victim of arson, you should contact a criminal prosecution lawyer.  A criminal prosecution lawyer will let you know if you have a valid claim and will pursue your interests in court.
www.legalmatch.com /law-library/article/arson-lawyers.html   (346 words)

  
 Arson Campaign
In 1913 the WSPU arson campaign escalated and railway stations, cricket pavilions, racecourse stands and golf clubhouses being set on fire.
Levetleigh House in Sussex (April 1913), the Grandstand at Hurst Park racecourse (June 1913) and various houses in Liverpool (August, 1913) and Manchester (November, 1913).
In July 1912, secret arson began to be organised under the direction of Christabel Pankhurst.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Warson.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Oregon State Police - Arson and Explosives Section ARSON SECTION
Arson is recognized as the highest dollar loss crime and the most violent means of loss of life to the citizens of Oregon.
The need exists to protect the people of Oregon from loss of life and property by reducing the crime of arson, arson-related crimes and the prevention of future violent crimes by identifying and targeting serial/predatory/habitual violent offenders.
This progressive approach lends itself to the prevention of arson by serving as a deterrent to others, while rewarding those in the community for the assistance in apprehending the arson element.
www.oregon.gov /OSP/AES/Arson_Section.shtml   (155 words)

  
 The Fire & Arson Investigations Website
Perhaps the most bizarre case was an arson case that involved an accused prominent Medical Doctor from Suburban, New York, and a mansion that held an altar for religious services in what became in 1970 a burned hulk.
His first wife was murdered in Manhattan in a bizarre attack on her in front of their children.
His second wife was missing and was presumed to be buried under the concrete in the suburban home.
www.arson-codes.com /webpages/news/NL2/nl2.html   (2509 words)

  
 Government Resources
Arson and Explosives (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives)
Arson and Juveniles: Responding to the Violence (U.S. Fire Administration)
Arson in the United States, 1997 (U.S. Fire Administration)
library.louisville.edu /government/subjects/fire/arson.html   (70 words)

  
 Arson Dogs
Wildland firefighters often fight fire with fire, but fire investigators around the country are fighting arson with K-9 units.
Charlotte is a 7-year-old fl Labrador retriever handled by Capt. Greg Keller of the Portland Fire Bureau.
An arson dog is no ordinary tool, however.
www.workingdogs.com /doc0130.htm   (2393 words)

  
 Debian -- arson
Arson also supports writing CD-TEXT and auto-tagging of MP3s using ID3v2.
Separate programs, such as cdrecord or cdrdao for burning and cdda2wav or cdparanoia for ripping are required.
Since various features of external programs are used for various tasks, you are strongly encouraged to also install all packages that arson Recommends.
packages.debian.org /unstable/otherosfs/arson.html   (334 words)

  
 Arson
Thomas A. Sweatt pleaded guilty today to murder and arson charges stemming from a fire spree that extended throughout the Washington area.
Serial arson suspect Thomas A. Sweatt told authorities that he was addicted to setting fires and admitted igniting 37 residential blazes in the area, including one that killed an elderly woman, a prosecutor said yesterday.
Arson's Scorched Puzzle: 1995 Manassas Case Reflects Profound Challenges of Investigation
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/metro/special/5/index.html   (218 words)

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