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TitleFire Cause and Arson Detection
Course NumberFFP 1610
DepartmentPublic Safety
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.
DescriptionCourse Begins March 3, 2021 and Ends May 7, 2021.

Investigation of fires for determination of the source of ignition and first fuel, point of origin, direction and rate of spread, and whether the cause was accidental or illegal. Florida arson laws are studied along with procedures for ensuring the admissibility of any evidence found at the scene of the fires, including methods of questioning the witnesses, interviewing, interrogation, and case preparation with stress on recognition of cause and evidence.
InstructorBrian Eddins
Instructor Emailbeddins@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 ext 5602 (Dept Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
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