De Escalation Expert Witness

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De escalation expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on de escalation. The de escalation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Law Enf & Criminal Justice and Police Practices & Procedures.

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Tim Tipton

Edmond, Oklahoma
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police Use of force, Deadly use of force, SWAT, Less Lethal, Taser, Neck Restraint, Excessive use of force, Pursuit procedures, De escalation, in custody death, reasonableness standard, Jail use of force, Police Practices
30+ years of experience as a professional law enforcement officer. Many years of experience in the design and development of law enforcement training programs. Seasoned tactical team commander with years of real world experience in: arrest/control, warrant service, patrol, pursuit, crowd control, use of force investigation. 20+ years as a court recognized expert witness in the area of police practices. Providing both plaintiff and defense counsel valuable consultation.

Dr. John R. Black, DBA Aragon National Inc.

Redmond, Oregon
Police Practices & Procedures - Police Use-of-Force,Sensemaking,Decision-making,Jail Operations Police Training, Patrol Operations,Police negotiations,Crowd Control,Systems Thinking, Officer-Involved Shooting,Intelligence,Internal Affairs Leadership,Police Mental Health Response, De-escalation,Incident Command,Defensive Tactics
Full-time consultant and Expert witness: Recognized expert witness in federal and state courts on police practices, training, Use of Force, and officer-involved shootings. Post-Doctoral research areas include police decision-making, systems thinking, complexity/wicked problems, and the sensemaking to decision-making relationship. Retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) in 2017 after 23 years of service. Primary/lead investigator of an agency-wide internal affairs (IA) investigation resulting in criminal convictions and terminations of police officers. Served as the Investigations Lieutenant (Lt.), Patrol Operations Lt., Jail Operations Lt., Training and Service Division Lt. , and Professional Standards Lt. Only command officer to have served in all divisions. Multiple instructor ratings in firearms, defensive tools, and tactics. Additionally, I consult in areas and problems involving business intelligence, data-driven decision-making, and socio-cultural intelli...

David T. Sweeney DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police pursuits, Use of force, Less lethal weapons, De-escalation, Crisis intervention, Rapid intervention, Police supervision, Early intervention, Police training, Civil rights, US 1983, Legal standards for police, Best practices for police, EEO, EVOC
I have trained thousands of officers in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Performance Reviews for Employees, Early Intervention for Police Officers, Early Intervention for Police Supervisors, Effective Supervision of Police Personnel, Tactical De-Escalation, Care Under Fire, Integrated Tactics and Use of Force, Active Shooter/Rapid-Intervention, Crisis Intervention Training, Post-Academy Training for New Officers, Taser Instructor, CPR Instructor, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, & Legal Standards for Police. I have received hundreds of hours of training myself in a variety of police disciplines.