In Custody Death Expert Witnesses

In custody death 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 in custody death. The in custody death expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Emergency Medical Services, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures, Premises Liability, and Transportation.

John B Everlove, MS, NRP Acclaim Consulting & Educational Services, Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Emergency Medical Services, Transportation - Paramedic, EMT, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, Standard of Care, EMT negligence, paramedic negligence, advanced airway, intubation, misplaced airway, CPR, wrongful death, in custody death, medical malpractice, ambulance crash, gurney drop, stretcher drop, patient drop
As an Expert Witness and Consultant, Mr. Everlove has participated in the evaluation of numerous cases throughout the United States, related to Emergency Medical Services standard of care, patient care, clinical management, treatment, transport, and medical/legal issues. Mr. Everlove holds a national certification and several state licenses, including current employment as a Paramedic/Fire Fighter with and has been actively serving in the State of California since 1992. Mr. Everlove holds a Master of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration and Emergency Management, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Everlove has directed and coordinated Emergency Medical Services in partnership with local, state and federal agencies including the FBI, the United States Secret Service and the White House Medical Unit. As a Paramedic Supervisor and Clinical Manager for an EMS organization of 150 employees, Mr. Everlove conducted numerous investigations related to all aspects of EMT and Pa...

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, Active Shooter
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 ...

Charles Ahmad, CPP Group Nine Risk Consulting

Mableton, Georgia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Premises Liability - Security, Police Procedures, Active-Shooter Response, Use of Force, Officer Involved Shootings, Fugitive Investigations, Use of Informants, SWAT, Tactical Operations, Firearms, In-Custody Death, Arrest Procedures, Inadequate & Negligent Security, Workplace Violence, Security Management & Guards
Charlie Ahmad is the founding partner of Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, asset protection, and security training. Charlie founded Group Nine Risk Consulting following a long and successful military and federal law enforcement career that spanned nearly 30 years. He is board-certified in security management by ASIS International and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Sciences from Illinois State University. Charlie was employed by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) for 25.5 years, retiring as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal in January 2022. He is a certified trainer and subject matter expert in multiple disciplines including high risk warrant service, active-shooter response, police procedures, use of force, special operations, criminal investigations, fugitive apprehension, use of informants, and law enforcement media relations. Charlie has taught active-shooter prevention and response to hundreds of law enforcement o...

Lenard Vare Carsel & Ayves, Inc.

Kyle, Texas
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Jails, Prisons, Custody, Electronic Monitoring, home detention, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Classification, Use of Force, In-custody Death, Security, Religious Rights, Negligence, PREA, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jail and Prisons)
Lenard Vare has over 27 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He is a retired prison Warden with the state of Nevada and a recently retired Director of a county jail system in CA. Lenard's expertise is in inmate classification, program design, high-risk inmate transportation, organizational development and training law enforcement and correctional personnel in topics related to inmate management. He has served as a criminal investigator and hostage/crisis negotiator, supervised fugitive recovery teams, conducted internal affairs investigations, and operated community-based correctional facilities. He has also served as criminal justice faculty teaching courses at the undergraduate level at local colleges. He is a certified jail manager and a certified project management professional. Recent cases in which Lenard has been retained as an expert have involved - A jail riot and subsequent staff response resulting in a class action...