Cops and Writers Podcast

024 Cops Writers Is On Fire With Arson Investigator Jim Smith! Detective Smith Takes Us Into The World Of Arson Investigations

July 11, 2021 Patrick O'Donnell Episode 24
Cops and Writers Podcast
024 Cops Writers Is On Fire With Arson Investigator Jim Smith! Detective Smith Takes Us Into The World Of Arson Investigations
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024 Cops Writers Is On Fire With Arson Investigator Jim Smith! Detective Smith Takes Us Into The World Of Arson Investigations
Jul 11, 2021 Episode 24
Patrick O'Donnell

On today’s show, we will be talking fire investigations with retired Detective Jim Smith.

Jim is a friend of mine and we worked together for the Milwaukee Police Department back in the day. During Jim’s career on the force, he worked as a police officer and was later promoted to the rank of detective where he investigated violent crimes, officer-involved shootings, arson, and fires.

Jim also taught Defense & Control Tactics - Active Countermeasures - Weapon Control - Verbal Judo/Tactical Communication/De-escalation and Instructor Development.
After retiring from the Milwaukee Police Department, Jim investigated war crimes in the middle east.

During this episode you will learn:

      • What special training is required to become an arson detective.
      • What equipment an arson detective utilizes during the course of their investigation.
      • A step-by-step explanation of investigating a fire.
      • Evidence collection and documentation of a fire scene.

All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.

Check out Jim's Linkedin profile.

Enjoy the Cops and Writers book series.
Please visit the Cops and Writers website.
If you have a question for the sarge, hit him up at his email.
Come join the fun at the Cops and Writers Facebook group

Support the show (https://patreon.com/copsandwriters)

Show Notes

On today’s show, we will be talking fire investigations with retired Detective Jim Smith.

Jim is a friend of mine and we worked together for the Milwaukee Police Department back in the day. During Jim’s career on the force, he worked as a police officer and was later promoted to the rank of detective where he investigated violent crimes, officer-involved shootings, arson, and fires.

Jim also taught Defense & Control Tactics - Active Countermeasures - Weapon Control - Verbal Judo/Tactical Communication/De-escalation and Instructor Development.
After retiring from the Milwaukee Police Department, Jim investigated war crimes in the middle east.

During this episode you will learn:

      • What special training is required to become an arson detective.
      • What equipment an arson detective utilizes during the course of their investigation.
      • A step-by-step explanation of investigating a fire.
      • Evidence collection and documentation of a fire scene.

All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.

Check out Jim's Linkedin profile.

Enjoy the Cops and Writers book series.
Please visit the Cops and Writers website.
If you have a question for the sarge, hit him up at his email.
Come join the fun at the Cops and Writers Facebook group

Support the show (https://patreon.com/copsandwriters)