Firearms Expert Witnesses

Firearms 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 firearms. The firearms expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medicine, Failure Analysis, Firearms & Ballistics, Forensic Medicine, Intellectual Property, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures, and Safety.

David A Lombardo SAFER USA Consulting Group

Firearms & Ballistics, Safety - Firearms, shooting ranges, gun store systemic safety management systems, Firearm human factors, Gun safety, Shooting range safety, Personal protection, Concealed carry, Shooting range design, Training program design, Firearm training, Shooting club management
President (9 yrs) of the 2500 member, 300 acre Aurora Sportsmens' Club - Did a total turn-around from brink of bankruptcy to one of the top shooting clubs in the region; President/Chief Instructor SAFER USA - trained over 8,000 students; U.S. Army (3 yrs) Vietnam veteran - 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps; Sworn, armed Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy (20 yrs) Sergeant & Executive Board; NRA Training Counselor certified to teach and to train instructors to teach: Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle; Home Firearm Safety; Personal Protection in the Home; Personal Protection Outside the Home; and Metallic Cartridge & Shotgun Shell Reloading; NRA Range Development & Operations certified; NRA Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor; NRA Regional Refuse To Be A Victim Counselor; NRA Distinguished Expert Handgun; Chicago Firearm Certification Instructor (entire duration of the program); Illinois Hunter Safety Master Instructor (5 years) ; State of Illinois...

Dan Field, MD, FACEP MDexperts

Sacramento, California
Emergency Medicine, Forensic Medicine - case triage, case evaluation, case feasibility, general medicine, chief medical officer, injury, strangulation, domestic violence, child abuse, homicide, urgent care, criminal law, gunshot wounds, firearms, abem, utilization management, medical malpractice, compensation, stab wounds, jail
Dr. Field is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. His practice spans more than 30 years with experience and training in medical emergencies, trauma, stab wounds, gunshot wounds, motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, broken bones, police use of force, and injury care. Dr. Field, a Reserve Deputy Sheriff, serves the Sacramento County Sheriff SED (SWAT) team as a medical control officer. He has small arms training and previously held a federal firearms dealer license. Dr. Field also serves the California Medical Board as an Expert Consultant and Reviewer. Dr. Field qualified as an expert witness / consultant for cases involving gunshot wounds, assault, domestic violence, strangulation, cardiovascular health, child abuse, medical malpractice, utilization management, sex crimes, car crashes, and more. Specifically, Dr. Field has qualified in county/ state superior court, federal district court, militar...

Spencer Fomby Law Enforcement Tactical Consultants LLC

Sacramento, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of force, officer involved shootings, crowd control, crowd management, public order, less-lethal weapons, SWAT, patrol operations, tactical operations, chemical agents, police policy, firearms, de-escalation, in-custody death, arrest procedures, defensive tactics, impact weapons
Spencer Fomby is a 22-year law enforcement veteran. He is an experienced Police Captain, SWAT Commander and Police trainer. He is currently the training division Captain for a medium-sized police department; responsible for the police academy, field training program, leadership development and in-service training. He has been a police use of force instructor for 15 years in the following disciplines; Public Order, active shooter, patrol tactics, counter ambush, defensive tactics, impact weapons, less-lethal weapons, sting balls, flash bangs, chemical agents, firearms, SWAT, and de-escalation. Spencer is considered a subject matter expert in tactical operations. He has 18 years of SWAT and Public Order experience. He was the lead Public Order instructor for the Berkeley Police Department; responsible for equipment selection, tactical training, less-lethal weapon selection, chemical agent selection and deployment, and mission planning. He was selected to join a National Institute of ...

David A Lombardo SAFER USA Consulting Group

Shorewood, Illinois
Firearms & Ballistics, Safety - Firearms, shooting ranges, gun store systemic safety management systems, Firearm human factors, Gun safety, Shooting range safety, Personal protection, Concealed carry, Shooting range design, Training program design, Firearm training, Shooting club management
President (9 yrs) of the 2500 member, 300 acre Aurora Sportsmens' Club - Did a total turn-around from brink of bankruptcy to one of the top shooting clubs in the region; President/Chief Instructor SAFER USA - trained over 8,000 students; U.S. Army (3 yrs) Vietnam veteran - 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps; Sworn, armed Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy (20 yrs) Sergeant & Executive Board; NRA Training Counselor certified to teach and to train instructors to teach: Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle; Home Firearm Safety; Personal Protection in the Home; Personal Protection Outside the Home; and Metallic Cartridge & Shotgun Shell Reloading; NRA Range Development & Operations certified; NRA Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor; NRA Regional Refuse To Be A Victim Counselor; NRA Distinguished Expert Handgun; Chicago Firearm Certification Instructor (entire duration of the program); Illinois Hunter Safety Master Instructor (5 years) ; State of Illinois...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, crossbows, firearms, manufacturing, product liability, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Ordnance Corps. 70+ Peer reviewed publications. Two patents. Reading/writing German fluency. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Chief Roy G. Taylor, Ph.D. Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group

Raleigh, North Carolina
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force & Deadly Force, Electronic Control Devices, Standards of Conduct, High Speed Vehicle Pursuits & Chases, Law Enforcement Policies and Procedures,Failure to Train, Violations of §1983 Civil Rights, Police K-9, Firearms, Security (Private & Public), Security Training, Security at Events
Professional law enforcement manager with over 40 years of experience in a wide-range of federal, state, local and private criminal justice positions. Areas of expertise include: training; Use of force & firearms instruction; anti-terrorism, operation security, force protection, recruiting, selection and assignment; employee supervision, evaluation and retention; curriculum development; policies and procedures design and implementation; physical security, canine utilization; budgeting; public relations; emergency management. • Chief of Police Blue Ridge Public Safety – 4/2014-Present • Litigation Consultant 12/2013-Present • President/CEO Signal 88 Security of Charlotte – 7/2012-Present • President/CEO Capitol Special Patrol – 2/2012-Present • Chief of Police Capitol Special Police – 8/2002-Present • Lt. Colonel – Army Reserve – 6/17-Present • Lt. Colonel – Army National Guard – 3/2000-5/2017 • Antiterrorism/Emergency Management Branch Chief DoD – 4/2007-4/2014 • Task Force Office...

Frank R. Vanecek

Oak Harbor, Washington
Police Practices & Procedures, Investigation - Fingerprints, Homicide, Gangs, Narcotics, RICO, False arrest, False Conviction, Use of Force, Biometrics, Identification, Crime Scene, Investigation, Policy and Procedure, Incident Management, Firearms, Firearms Instruction, Workplace Investigations, Terrorism, K-9
Available Nationwide Police Practices Expert with over 38 years of law enforcement experience at city, county, state and federal level. Assignments worked included Patrol, K-9, Detectives, Narcotics/Task Force (DEA), Special Investigations and Internal Affairs, Organized Crime, Gaming, Metro Fugitive, Metro Gang, Major Crimes/Homicide, Dignitary Protection, Security Manager, Latent Fingerprint Examiner, Identification and NICS Manager, Investigations in Indian Country, Officer Involved Shooting Team Coordinator, Joint Terrorism Task Force (FBI), Crime Scenes. Have testified as an expert in Gang Homicide/False Conviction Case in Chicago area, and previously as an expert in several areas while working for the government. Adjunct Professor (Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA) since 2014 teaching Criminal Investigation, Investigative Report Writing, Legal Aspects of Evidence and Introduction to Criminal Justice.