Renewal fees have increased to $25.00 as of January 1, 2013.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT:
My name is James O. Jackson, newly elected President of the Mississippi Fire Investigators Association, and I would like to say that I am honored to serve as President. I have served two terms as Central Vice President and One year as Executive Vice President. I am married and have two grown children. As president of the association my goal is to get new members into our organization. As many years we have had good speakers that has came and gave out great knowledge in different areas of fire scene investigations, and lot of good material was obtained. My other goal also is to have and established good working relationship with other agencies and chapters throughout the state and other states. My door is always open to any one that needs to talk to me and share information concerning the organization. I am always open to suggestions and any good ideas that you all may have to make this next year a great one. As for the newly elected board members and the newly elected officers, I look forward to working with the board.
The Mission and Purpose of the Association shall be:
- To unite for mutual benefit those public officials and private persons engaged in investigating the origin and cause of fire, and to assist in the control of arson and kindred crimes.
- To provide for the exchange of technical information and developments.
- To cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and associations to further the suppression of arson.
- To encourage high professional standards of conduct among fire investigators in the state of Mississippi.
Much time and work has been rendered by many individuals to upgrade our website to allow the association to keep its members better informed. The site provides professional links which will be found to be of great value to all who utilize them. Eventually the site will offer capabilities for individuals to pay for new memberships, membership renewals, seminar registration fees, and hopefully in the future merchandise purchases.