Firehouse Contributor

Jerry Streich

Jerry Streich is a 21-year veteran of fire service and serves as the Fire Chief of the Centennial Fire District in Minnesota. Jerry is a certified fire investigator and has a degree in fire science as well as diverse training from the Division of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal of Apprehension, and the National Fire Academy. Streich is active in many aspects of the fire investigation process and has a personal goal to increase the general publicâ??s awareness of arson. He has successfully created one of the most successful fire investigation teams in Minnesota which currently has a 98 percent conviction rate. His successful track record as a teacher and investigator reflects both his personal skill and his commitment to continuing education for fire and law enforcement personnel. He can be reached at jerry@sdiacademy.com.