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  • Essay On Arson

    Please take into consideration my submission on the enforcement of tighter laws around the crime of Arson. I am writing to you because there is a great concern for the amount of Arson related crimes that are occurring within the state of Tasmania. Statistics show that more than half of Tasmania is above average in fires per year compared with all of the other states in Australia (Australian Bureau of Meteorology, 2015). Tightening the laws around Arson, will most definitely guarantee Tasmania to become more safe, harmonious and more equitable. Overview Arson is a growing crime in Tasmania which is often committed for things such as insurance fraud, Revenge, use of fire to attempt to conceal another crime and also pyromania (an obsessive…

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  • Arsonist Case Study

    Psychological behavior in arsonists Arson is a crime that occurs worldwide, it has an immense impact on the victims and the community the arson takes place in. Arson leads to major financial damage, serious injury, or even death. In many cases in attempting to link psychiatric abnormalities to the arsonists have been focused on sexual motivation for firesetting. This psychiatric flaw has been linked to urination, homosexuality and cruelty to animals in the childhoods of firesetters have all…

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  • Christopherson's Article Summary: Forest Thinning And Forest Fires

    Forest Thinning and Forest Fires Forest Thinning exists in most forests in the United States, and many overseas. The act of forest thinning is cutting down trees and removing foliage from forests in order to make them uncluttered. This action is commonly referred to as “logging.” Some people believe that uncluttering forests helps in the prevention of forest fires, along with other benefits such as making the forests appear cleaner. Other people argue that forest thinning is the primary…

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  • Brush Fire Analysis

    In Southern California there is a period commonly in the fall that produced winds that are known as the Santa Ana Winds.because This wind comes from the desert and then travel around the Southern California area. The Santa Ana Winds are known for being hot and extremely powerful. Due to the conditions of these winds they bring destruction to the areas that they affect. In the passages “The Santa Ana” By Joan Didion and “Brush Fire” by Linda Thomas real life experience of the Santa Ana are…

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  • Accelerant Canines In Fire Investigation

    fire investigation process. Also during the investigation process, accelerant canines are useful in fire investigations due to their olfactory senses. Canines in general have strong senses of smell, found to be stronger than most humans’ sense of smell. Jonas and Bueker (1999) talk about how accelerant canines are trained to identify the use of accelerants within the fire scene, and how easily identifiable this scent is to them (p. 3). The ability to identify and locate where the use of…

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  • Arson And Fire Investigators

    Arson and Fire Investigators are a branch of forensic scientists that are called in to determine the cause of a fire. These fires include those started intentionally and those that killed someone. Arson and Fire Investigators take detailed records of their case because they may need them to testify in court. They also take photographs of the scene, interview witnesses and take fingerprints. They collect evidence and consult with police officers and engineers. If they identify the source, they…

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  • Arson Case Summary

    9/11/06 a fire broke out in the early morning hours at J.J.'s Pub and the owner Joseph Awe was notified by a neighbor. The police notified him that they suspected him of arson, and the insurance company hired a fire investigator and accountant to pick apart Awe's life. Awe was charged with arson in 07 after an informant, Justin Kohel informed the police that Awe had repeatedly told him he wanted to burn the bar down to collect the insurance. For this testimony the prosecutor dismissed six…

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  • Buddz's Arson Case Study

    Tragedy about Heroes Fighting for something or someone you believe ranges from unbearable like when you stand utterly alone to simplistic like the moments when others fight with you. Regardless we share our true colors and ideals in the midst of hardship. Those moments define character for instance I refused to passively sit back during any hardship whether it be friends or family. As much as I have been hurt by the ordeals that I have gone through they also offered insight and perspective.…

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  • Circumstantial Arson Case Reflection

    Journal Article Reflection I read an article titled “Fraud Squad, Top Eight Ways to Win a Circumstantial Arson Case” by Cynthia L Bernstiel”. Just as the title implies, the article gives readers tips on how to win a circumstantial arson case. This article interested me because I was curious to how circumstantial arson cases get solved. A fire claim where a house is completely destroyed is a huge loss that insurance companies do no pay off lightly. After reading this article I learned a thing…

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  • Arson Attacks In Ancient Egypt

    Egyptian police have arrested 15 people in connection with an arson attack on houses of Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt over the weekend, according to a security source. On Saturday, the 15 defendants allegedly burned five Christian Coptic homes in Abou Yacoub village in Minya after hearing rumors that a church was being built in the area. Police arrested the suspects hours after the arson happened, Al-Ahram reports. This is not the first time that locals have attacked Copts and torched their…

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