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IAATI, partnering with IAMI
to combat auto and
marine crime worldwide.
Welcome to the International Association of Marine Investigators

IAMI International Association of Marine Investigators objectives, as stated in its constitution and bylaws:

  • Provide marine theft investigative training.
  • Develop & disseminate educational materials to conduct marine investigations.
  • Provide a forum for the discussion of marine investigations & related investigative activities.
  • Promote the application, prevention and suppression of the following but not limited to: marine crime, vessel accident prevention/investigation, environmental protection, marine drug smuggling, cargo crime and boating safety issues.
  • Unite for the mutual benefit of those persons who are eligible for membership.
  • Accumulate & disseminate information of interest to all members.
  • Eliminate all factors that interfere with the administration of justice.
  • Operate as a non-profit organization.
  • Appropriate no funding for political lobbying.

IAMI offers annual and regional conferences to further the training and knowledge of investigators working in the marine environment throughout the world.

Founded in 1986 when Major Dave MacGillis, of the Florida Marine Patrol, organized and published the Vessel Theft Investigators National Roster. This roster was intended to assist investigators combat marine crime, a high profit, low risk crime that was out of control, by providing contact persons from various agencies involved in marine theft investigations.

In 1989, the first three-day training seminar was held in New Orleans, LA.  The following year, 1990,
the National Association of Marine Investigators (NAMI) was formed. As NAMI grew, our membership increased both nationally and internationally.  In 1994, the organization went International. In 1996, IAMI-Europe was established. We are represented by marine professionals from all over the world.  Whether your case is local or a county away, IAMI members are ready to lend a hand.  Worldwide networking is one of the best benefits of IAMI.

The International Association of Marine Investigators mission: To develop and provide high levels of training to law enforcement, insurance investigators, and other marine professionals. Working and training together with both public and private sectors, to combat marine theft, arson, fraud, and other criminal activity in the marine environment.

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2015 Membership Year
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IAMI's 26th International
Annual Training Seminar
March 13-16, 2016, in 
Knoxville, Tennessee was 
a great success. We want to thank our host the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for all their hard work and support!

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Executive Director Ed Carter (right) accepting an award from IAMI's Past President Brian Ripley in recognition of his support of the 26th Annual Training Seminar recently held in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Director Carter has been an ardent supporter of IAMI and NAMI for over 26 years.

IAMI's 2016 Investigator (s) of the Year

IAMI's 19th European Conference
October 19-21, 2016
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