Jazz Festival

50th Annual Nebraska Fire & Arson Investigation Conference

Norfolk Lodge and Suites | 4200 W Norfolk Ave
September 24 – 27, 2019
Event Brochure


Ken Kanger
Deputy Chief of the Criminal Investigations Bureau

Steve Riggs

David Sobotka, Jr
Fire Investigator for Omaha Fire Department


  • The conference will cover fire investigation of vehicles of all sizes and current things found in vehicles along with important reference material in NFPA 921 and 1033. There will be classes on interviewing versus interrogation and cancer awareness.
  • This conference is designed for those persons directly connected with fire and arson investigation such as fire investigators, arson investigators, law enforcement personnel, insurance investigators and adjustors, prosecuting attorneys and firefighters at all levels of experience.
  • Hand-outs will be provided electronically on a thumb drive.
  • Certificates of attendance for contact hours will be available from Northeast Community College.
  • The conference offers Tested Training.

Although the planning committee will make every effort possible to provide hands-on training, there is always a chance that the hands-on training may not be conducted if the resources are unavailable.

Lodging Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Norfolk Lodge and Suites under Arson Investigators Conference. Reservations may be made by calling (402) 397-3833.