∗ Welcome to the ETAIA website ∗

This organization of professional Fire/Arson investigators, Insurance Investigators, and Private Investigators, is committed to providing the Fire Investigation Community of Texas resources and information which benefit all concerned parties in the determination of fires and fire related incidents.



2016-2017 Executive Board Members

President – Reggie Cooper

Vice President – Bert Scott

2nd Vice President – Chris Black

Secretary – Charles West

Treasurer – Jimmy Purcell


The mission of the ETAIA is to unite for mutual benefits those public officials and private persons engaged in the investigation of the origin and cause of fires, for the control of arson and kindred crimes; to provide for exchange of technical information and developments; to encourage cooperation between public service agencies and associations to further fire prevention, investigation 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 administration of crime suppression; and to foster greater professional competence in the investigative techniques of fires and recognition of the crime of arson.


     Please continue to provide information related to any arson fires your department has been investigating through our Contact Us page.



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