years experience

Ryan Dobson

Vice President Western Canada and Forensic Investigator



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Ryan specializes in fire and explosion investigations and has 23 years of experience working for the Calgary Police Service, including three years in the Homicide Unit and three in the Joint Forces Arson Unit. During his tenure with the Police Service, Ryan was awarded the Exemplary Service Medal and earned his CFEI and CVFI designations. To date, Ryan has investigated over 1,000 residential, commercial and vehicle fires and/or explosions and has been utilized by public policing agencies, private insurers, and the Alberta Crown Prosecutors Office to assess/conduct and assist with civil and criminal investigations, both ongoing or under review. Additionally, Ryan works regularly with law firms requiring detailed analysis of fire investigations, both public and private, civil and criminal, and has been designated as an expert witness within the discipline of fire investigation by the Provincial Court of Alberta. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) and the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).