Experts who have helped double arson
detection rates in the North East are off to America to hone their skills.
Between 1999 and 2001, the coalition documented 685 arsons
, bombings, attempted arsons
and suspicious or undetermined tires at houses of worship.
If the Long Island arsons
are the work of ELF, they are not isolated incidents.
The Home Office survey shows firebugs were responsible for 6,151 arson
attacks in 1997 with the cost of damage caused soaring to nearly pounds 100 million.
The Clinton Administration has established the National Church Arson
Task Force to investigate and solve church arsons
and created the National Arson
Prevention Initiative to help cities and congregations prevent future damage to houses of worship and to rebuild those that have been burned.
However, while the number of foreclosures has skyrocketed, potential foreclosure-related arsons
have not followed suit.
In 2011, 15,640 law enforcement agencies provided 1-12 months of arson
data and reported 52,333 arsons
Mr Kemp said that out of last year's recorded arsons
to date, 87 had been targeted against entertainment venues such as restaurants and pubs.
After three years sealed under court order, charges have been made public against the man who apparently participated in at least a dozen arsons
for environmental causes and then worked undercover for investigators who brought down the largest eco-arson
ring in the nation.
It will allow images of arsons
, improvised explosives devices, and crime scenes to be shared online with law enforcement partners anywhere in the United States.
were slashed by 27pc in the period April to December 6.
Los Angeles County supervisors posted a $50,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for arsons
in Ventura and San Bernardino counties.
The Academy teaches fire investigators the skills and methods needed to solve arsons
committed for profit.
In 2010, 15,475 law enforcement agencies provided 1-12 months of arson
data and reported 56,825 arsons
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Springfield resident Kevin Tubbs to 12 years, seven months in prison for his role in nine arsons
attributed to a secretive cell of radical underground environmental activists, ruling that four of his crimes were "terrorism" under federal law.