Fire/Arson Investigation Unit (FIU)
The Fire/Arson Investigation Unit conducts comprehensive fire investigations to determine the origin and cause of fires and performs criminal investigation of those fires determined to be arson. Criminal investigation includes all that is necessary for the identification, apprehension and prosecution of those responsible for committing the crime of arson.
The FIU also investigates associated crimes that are perpetrated in the commission of an arson fire. These investigations include coordination with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies within the State of Washington and nationwide.
The Fire/Arson Investigators participate in courtroom testimony and depositions rendering expert opinions.