Defensive Tactics Expert Witness Listings

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Chuck J. Rylant, PsyD., MBA

Arroyo Grande, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police use of force, law enforcement use of force, self defense, arrest and control, defensive tactics, human performance, human factors, strangulation, choke hold, attention, perception, response time, decision making, fight or flight, stress response, officer involved shooting, police shooting.
Dr. Chuck J. Rylant has 23 years of experience in the industry and is a court-experienced expert witness in use-of-force, self-defense, strangulation, human performance factors, and police tactics and training. He has a Doctor of Clinical Psychology; dissertation: Decisions Under Pressure: Psychological and Physiological Aspects of Police Use of Force. Dr. Rylant is a retired police officer/detective, S.W.A.T. member, and P.O.S.T. certified department firearms, baton, chemical agents, use of force, and arrest and control (ARCON) trainer. He is currently a police academy arrest and control (ARCON), use-of-force, and de-escalation instructor, as well as a certified advanced Force Science Specialist. Dr. Rylant is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor for law enforcement and civilians, as well as author of Shots Fired: The Psychology Behind Officer Involved Shootings.
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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...
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Emanuel Kapelsohn The Peregrine Corporation

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Firearms & Ballistics, Police Practices & Procedures - self-defense, gun accidents, hunting accidents, firearms training, shooting scene reconstruction, holsters, shooting ranges, use of force, use of force policy, involuntary muscular contraction, defensive tactics, weapon retention, pepper spray, Taser, impact weapons, knives, edged weapons
Expert witness since 1984 in civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts nationwide. Practicing attorney. Has been certified as firearms instructor by FBI, NRA, several states and other training authorities. Certified instructor in defensive tactics, baton, Taser, weapon retention, less lethal impact munitions, pepper spray. Certified Force Science Analyst, Advanced Specialist in Force Science, Executive Protection Specialist, and in counter-terrorist and defensive driving. Taught "Police Use of Force" as Adjunct Instructor at Indiana University, Department of Criminal Justice. Served as instructor at two police academies. Presenter at national and international conferences of law enforcement instructors. Has trained and certified firearms instructors and armorers for major law enforcement agencies. Armed, sworn reserve deputy sheriff for over 20 years. Member, Board of Directors, International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors ("IALEFI...
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