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Mission Statement & Program Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of State Fire Marshal's investigations program is to conduct thorough and complete investigations into the origin and cause of fires and other incidents under the statutory jurisdiction of this office. It is further the mission of this office to arrest and refer for prosecution, those individuals identified as having committed a criminal act.

Program Goals

Program goals are:

  • To combat the crime of arson and fraud through education, arrest and prosecution
  • To maintain a depository for burn injury reporting, convicted arson offender registration, and investigations of fires and other incidents.
  • Conduct statistical analysis using this data and imparting this information to governmental organizations and the public.

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