MNIAAI is a Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators and is a not for profit professional association.

To unite for mutual benefit those public officials and private persons engaged in the control of arson and kindred crimes.
To provide for exchange of technical information and developments.
To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and associations to further fire prevention and the suppression of crime.
To encourage high professional standards of conduct among fire investigators and to continually strive to eliminate all factors which interfere with the administration of crime suppression.
To foster greater professional competence in the investigative techniques and recognition of the crime of arson.

The Benefits of Membership

  • Networking and connecting to other experts in the industry
  • Access to current training opportunities
  • An annual conference with presentations by speakers from around the United States
  • FREE Quarterly training that is presented both in-person and via Zoom
  • Classes such as the IAAI’s Courtroom Testimony class, the Evidence Collection   Technician practical exam, fire investigation for prosecutors, and basic fire investigation
  • When possible, Burn-to-Learn programs featuring live fire scenarios and demonstrations
  • Access to members-only data such as conference and training materials, Burn-to-Learn data, health and safety documentation, and more
  • The opportunity to participate on Committees and at the Board Level
  • Access to information and resources from the International Association of Arson    Investigators (
  • Updates on career opportunities in the industry
  • Access to the members-only MN IAAI Facebook page
  • Access to MN IAAI merchandise
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 Current Happenings


If you have information that will aid in the apprehension of arsonists, contact the ARSON HOTLINE at 1-800-723-2020.
Be sure to check our Facebook Page all week as we share arson related statistics and prevention tips such as how to recognize youth set fires and so much more!