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David Stayer


David G. Stayer | IAAI - CFI | Senior Fire Investigator

Troy, MI | 248.267.8445 | Email | LinkedIn
Service Areas | Origin and cause for fire investigation, follow-up investigations of fire and fraud, evidence collection preservation, scene photography, interviewing, subrogation investigation

David is a senior fire investigator in the fire investigation division of Rehmann Corporate Investigative Services (CIS). He is based in our Troy office.


David joined Rehmann in March 2002 after a notable career with the Michigan State Police where he investigated and closed more than 200 accidental, undetermined and arson-related cases. He spent 14 years specifically in the Fire Marshal Division. Since he has been with Rehmann, he has investigated in excess of 3,000 fires involving residential, commercial, vehicle, and marine structures and vehicles. David has testified as an expert witness in both criminal and civil court settings, in both local and federal courts, regarding the cases he has investigated and has successfully analyzed complex relationship mapping in pursuit of arson rings. David has obtained certifications by the State Police as a state certified fire investigator and the International Association of Arson Investigators in origin and cause investigation.

David graduated magna cum laude from Northwood University with a bachelor’s degree in business. He also has an associate degree in criminal justice from Macomb Community College. He is a Certified Fire Investigator with the International Association of Arson Investigators. David participates in continuing education courses in current fire investigation techniques and issues every year.

David’s mission is to diligently search and reveal the truth at a fire scene. He strives to provide clients with the most expedient, reliable and accurate information so they may be successful in meeting their goals.

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