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The Next Step in a Fire Investigation: Four Factors that Contribute to an Arson Conviction

Arson cases can be difficult to investigate and prosecute. An arson conviction requires a thorough investigation of the fire scene, meticulous scene documentation and evidence collection, follow-up on all interviews/leads, and a strong courtroom presentation. Discover four factors that can contribute to winning an arson conviction.

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What are the Preliminary Steps to an Arson Investigation? A Comprehensive, Multimedia Approach

Upon arrival to a fire scene, a fire investigator must immediately assess the situation and begin a systematic and deliberate investigation – particularly if there is a possibility that the fire was intentional. If an arson case is to have any chance of being successfully prosecuted down the road, every “i” must be dotted and every “t” crossed during the investigation. When arson is suspected, the investigator is ultimately responsible for identifying and collecting evidence to support proof of incendiarism, proof of opportunity, proof of motive and connecting the evidence.

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Crime Scene Lighting with OSCR360: The Benefits of HDR

Lighting is one of the most crucial elements of forensic photography. In order to gain the proper exposure and a fair and accurate picture of a scene, it’s important to consider: current lighting, how your equipment may adapt, and what you can do to achieve optimal crime scene lighting. Discover more about HDR capabilities and crime scene lighting in this blog.

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Press Release: L-Tron’s OSCR360 Team to Exhibit at NYSIAAI Seminar

L-Tron will attend the President’s Reception and NYSIAAI Seminar (New York State Fire Investigators Association) at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen, NY on November 6, 2019. The reception, awards ceremony, and cocktail hour, which is scheduled take place at 4:30 pm, is part of a three-day arson conference for fire investigators

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OSCR for Fire Q&A: What do Arson Investigators Look for during an Investigation?

In this blog series, OSCR Edu-Techie, Carmella sits down with her father, Lou Giancursio, a former Rochester City Firefighter with over 20 years of experience. Giancursio answers some key questions around pre-planning and emergency management, outlining what do arson investigators look for during a fire investigation.   Q: What do arson investigators look for during …

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Where’s OSCR? Our Visit to Connecticut, the ‘Still Revolutionary’ State

  Earlier in December, OSCR and I had a chance to travel to New Jersey and Connecticut. We had a blast exploring this ‘Still Revolutionary’ state (obviously they’re revolutionary if they’re interested in OSCR)! The OSCR team even got the opportunity to meet the famous Dr. Henry Lee, who worked as thif youe Forensic Scientist …

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