Officer Involved Shootings Expert Witnesses

Officer involved shootings 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 officer involved shootings. The officer involved shootings expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures, and Security.

John D. Dale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force, Criminal Investigations, Police Misconduct, Internal Affairs, Employee Investigations, Civil Rights Violations, Excessive Force, Police Tactics, Officer Involved Shootings, Mass Shootings, School Security, Vehicle Pursuits, Police Policy, Arrests, Police Training.
A subject matter expert conducting external police use of force reviews as part of a court approved settlement agreement (CASA) between the Department of Justice and the Albuquerque Police Department. These reviews include police uses of force connected to officer involved shootings, tactical activations, less-lethal munitions, Conductive Energy Weapons, chemical munitions/agents, impact weapons and physical control. A law enforcement professional since 1989 with experience as an Assistant Chief of Police (Boynton Beach Police Department), a Colonel (Broward Sheriff's Office), and a Captain, Sergeant, Detective, Officer (Fort Lauderdale Police Department). Experienced in the areas of Investigations (Criminal, Strategic, Internal Affairs), Professional Standards (Public Corruption, Training, Policy/Accreditation, Human Resources). Former Law Enforcement Training Center Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office. Experienced in the areas of police training, SWAT, criminal investi...

Paul F. Duffy Group Nine Risk Consulting

Pensacola, Florida
Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force, Police Procedures, Officer Involved Shootings, Arrest Procedures, Security, Premises Liability, Negligent Security
Paul is a consultant with Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, forensic consulting, and security / law enforcement training. Paul Joined Group Nine Risk Consulting following a successful military and federal law enforcement career that spanned over thirty years. Paul was employed by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) for 24 years, retiring as the Sex Offender Investigations Coordinator in the Southern District of Georgia. Paul continues his service with the USMS as a part time contractor. Paul served as an Instructor at the USMS Training Division for thirteen years certified as an instructor in use of force, basic tactics, active shooter, less than lethal devices, and firearms. He is also a certified instructional systems design instructor and has created or revised training for various law enforcement agencies. He received certification as a 21st Century Anti-Biased Policing Instructor through the Department of Justice. While with the USMS,...

Charles Ahmad, CPP Group Nine Risk Consulting

Mableton, Georgia
Security, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Security, Premises Liability, Police Procedures, Active-Shooter Response, Use of Force, Officer Involved Shootings, SWAT, Tactical Operations, Firearms, In-Custody Death, Arrest Procedures, Inadequate & Negligent Security, Workplace Violence, Security Management, Security Guards
Charlie is the founding partner of Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, forensic consulting, and security training. He founded Group Nine Risk Consulting following a long and successful military and federal law enforcement career that spanned nearly 30 years. Charlie was employed by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) for 25 years, retiring as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal in January 2022. During his career with the USMS, he was responsible for numerous aspects of security risk management including exterior perimeters, access control, security assessments, managing security personnel, security awareness training, video surveillance, protective intelligence, and workplace violence prevention at several federal courthouses around the country. His work with the USMS often involved proactively identifying, investigating, and mitigating threats to the life and safety of hundreds of federal judicial personnel across numerous federal facilities an...

Spencer Fomby Law Enforcement Tactical Consultants Inc

Austin, Texas
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 a retired Police Captain, SWAT Commander and Police trainer. He was most recently 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 ...