Steve Riggs, CFI, CFEI, CVFI & CFII Certified State of Oklahoma (Retired)
Steve retired after twenty-two years of Law Enforcement, and Fire Service Experience in Oklahoma. Steve has been examining fire scenes for 40 years. Steve possesses a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Management, Steve has extensive training in Fire Cause Determination, Criminal Investigation, Arson Investigation, Evidence Processing, Interviewing Techniques, and Case Management. He is a certified Police and Fire Instructor, and a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor.
Steve has successfully been involved in many Fire/Arson Prosecutions in Oklahoma and was involved in a Federal Prosecution. Steve has taught nationally for over twenty-two years throughout the United states.
Steve never lost an arson case in the public sector. Steve has authored and co-authored several fire training manuals and written “A Critical Analysis of NFPA 921 User’s Manual 2nd Edition. Steve lectures nationally to Local, State, Federal Agencies, Insurance, private, and military Investigators, prosecutors, vehicle manufacture representatives and their engineers. Steve is on the board of directors at National Association of Fire Investigators.
Steve continues to examine fires in the private side, does fire consulting, as well as a subject matter expert for Legal Liability and Risk Management Institute LLC, representing fire and police departments on various actions against agencies.