Surveillance Expert Witnesses

Surveillance 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 surveillance. The surveillance expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Cybersecurity, Dram Shop & Alcohol Services, Gaming & Gambling, Intellectual Property, Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures, Premises Liability, Security, and Telecommunications.

Craig McLaren First Response Law Enforcement Consulting Group

Santa Clarita, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Crowd Control, Use of Force/Excessive Force Inadequate/Negligent Security, Informants, Evidence Preservation, Chain of Custody, Sexual Assault, Drug Enforcement, Gangs, Surveillance, Vice, Prostitution, Gambling, Vehicle Pursuits, School Shootings, Workplace Violence
Vastly Experienced Police Expert. Over 31 years as a Los Angeles Police Officer. Expertise in General Police Procedure, Community Based Policing, Patrol Car, Bicycle, and Foot beat tactics. Worked Los Angeles Police Department C.R.A.S.H. (Gang) unit. Trained / Taught new officers for 24 years in all facets of Police work. Including Use of Force and Use of Deadly Force (Officer Involved Shootings) as well as Evidence Preservation and Chain of Custody. Worked as L.A.P.D Employee Defense Representative and represented over 50 Police Officers in Divisional and Internal Affairs investigations/ interviews. Worked undercover in Narcotics Field Enforcement Section. Court qualified and department certified expert in Narcotics and Gangs. Testified in approximately 50 Preliminary Hearings and Trials. Expertise in the use of Certified Reliable Informants and Surveillance. Worked, undercover in numerous Prostitution task forces as well as Massage Parlors, Alcohol Beverage Control enforcement and...

Elisa Mula

Westport, Connecticut
Security, Premises Liability - schools, school safety, foreseeability, facial recognition, alarms, access control, surveillance, parking lots, bars, hotels, concerts, sporting events, apartments, retail, guards, lighting, risk assessments
Security consultant and expert witness. Masters degree in protection management, physical security. Diverse experience with security technology such as access control, facial recognition, and video surveillance. Significant teaching/training experience. Special experience in school security.

Richard Kaufman Technology Consultancy

Marietta, Georgia
Telecommunications, Cybersecurity - Healthcare networks, Collocation, Microwave, 2-Way Radio, Wireless, MF Authentication, Behavioral Authentication, Contract Awarding, On-line training, Call Centers, Distance Learning, Surveillance, Fusion Centers, IVR - PBX, Key & Trading Turret systems, Data Centers, FedRAMP & NIST, Back-up Power,
For 35 years I have served as an Expert Witness, Technology Architect, Independent Consultant, Project Manager and Entrepreneur in Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, and Enterprise-wide Safe Access to Hosting and Storage facilities. I have conducted many projects for Government Agencies, Fortune 10 conglomerates and some medium to small businesses. Other entities also consider me an asset to analysts, operators, and investors, when considering if a business is technically viable, adequately prepared and protected from litigation harm. Lastly, I am also a continuous student of new and evolving technologies such as Visible Light, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the usage LEO satellite communications. EXPERT WITNESS COVERED AREAS ARE: Patent Infringement, Contract Deliverables, Maintenance Support, Harassing Phone Calls, Shareholder claims, Fraudulent charges, Wrongful Contract Awards, Data Breach Protection, Privileged Access Management, Proper solicitations of RFP & RFQ, Financ...

Sean A Ahrens, M.A, CPP, CSC, FSyl, BSCP Ahrens Security, LLC

Chicago, Illinois
Security, Premises Liability - Premises liability, workplace violence, armed assailant "active shooter", training, operations, alarm, surveillance, access control, intrusion detection, locking, crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), lighting, apartments, hospitality, parking, commercial, retail and many others.
Mr. Sean A. Ahrens is a well-known security/resilience leader who has been providing security consulting for over 22+ years. He has been instrumental in the assessment/analysis, design, implementation of security programs for a wide array of commercial, hospitality businesses and a myriad of other entities. He is well versed in best practices and has documented thousands of vulnerabilities to organizational assets. He has deposition and case experience, and leverages visualizations and data to make powerful impressions regarding foreseeability. He holds a number of certifications. He is a former Crisis Prevention Instructor, Board Certified in security management as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), a Board Member with the International Association of Professional Security Consultants and holds their Certified Security Consultant (CSC) designation. He is also a Fellow with the Security Institute and former Building Certified Security Professional. **He has conducted hu...

Bruce Schneier

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property - Cryptography, internet security, denial-of-service attacks, ransomware, social engineering, internet-of-things security, privacy, surveillance, supply chain security, 5G security, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence security, adversarial machine learning, election security, spyware
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books­including Click Here to Kill Everybody­as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; and an advisory board member of EPIC and VerifiedVoting.org. He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.

Derk Boss, CFE, CPP, CSP DJ Boss Assoc

Las Vegas, Nevada
Gaming & Gambling, Security - Surveillance, Gaming, Casinos, Internal Theft & Fraud, Gaming Regulatory Compliance, Loss Prevention, Investigations, Premises Liability, Security, Risk Management, Retail, Restaurant, Hotel, Bars/Lounges/Nightclubs, Safety/Slip, Trip & Fall.
Derk is an independent consultant with over 36 years of gaming surveillance, security and loss prevention experience. He has served in executive positions in security, surveillance and compliance capacities for both commercial and tribal gaming. Derk is Board Certified as a security professional and possesses knowledge and proficiency in security principles and practices, business principles and practices, legal aspects of security, personnel security, physical security, information security, crisis management and investigation. He has earned professional certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and as a Certified Surveillance Professional (CSP). He is currently the President of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) and is one of its founding members.

Alan W. Zajic, CPP, CSP

Zephyr Cove, Nevada
Gaming & Gambling, Dram Shop & Alcohol Services - Gaming, casinos, surveillance, nightclubs, bars, retail, parking, dram shop, security guard, multi unit housing.
Independant Security Consultant specializing primarily in gaming security and surveillance along with security premises liability. Board certified in security and surveillance, instructor in Gaming Management Program at University of Nevada at Reno and at the International Gaming Institute at UNLV. An experienced based expert with over 40 years of practical experience, Certified Protection Professional from ASIS International, Certifed Surveillance Professional with International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals. International Crime Prevention Specialist.

Michael Corbett, CFE, CEDS, CAMS, PI Corbett Investigative Consulting

The Woodlands, Texas
Police Practices & Procedures, Investigation - Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, Drug Enforcement/Narcotics, Electronic Surveillance/Title III, Undercover, Confidential Informants, International Operations, Surveillance, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Search & Seizure, Conspiracy Investigations, Multi-District LItigation
Michael Corbett is an investigations and compliance professional with thirty-five years of leadership in the conduct, management and oversight of complex investigations. After retiring with more than thirty years of service to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Mr. Corbett offers extensive experience in all phases of investigations to include development of investigative leads; witness identification and interviews; evidence collection and analysis; operational planning and litigation support. Areas of specialization include police practices, drug enforcement, organized crime, multi-district litigation, electronic surveillance/Title III, money laundering/financial crimes, federal/state/local agency coordination, development and management of informants, administrative and legal compliance. With proven expertise in sensitive international operations requiring close coordination with foreign government officials and agencies, Mr. Corbett is experienced in working withi...

Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC Trident Investigative Service, Inc.

Kent, Washington
Security, Premises Liability - Premises Liability,Security,Security Negligence,Security Training,Security Supervision,Use of Force,Bar Security,Nightclub Security,Policies Procedures,Standard of Care,Foreseeability,Investigations,Voyeurism,Employment,Screening,Background Checks,pre-employment,Surveillance,Workplace Violence,
FORENSIC SECURITY PREMISES LIABILITY EXPERT with nearly forty-five years of experience in professional security, investigative, military, and law enforcement fields. That BACKGROUND AND TRAINING have allowed me to become familiar with security industry standards and best practices. Quarter Century member and BOARD CERTIFIED IN SECURITY MANAGEMENT by the American Society for Industrial Security, International. This credential is the security profession's highest recognition of practitioners. ASIS is the world's largest membership of security management professionals, with 35,000 members and is the premier source for learning, board certification, networking, and standards. CERTIFIED FORENSIC LITIGATION CONSULTANT from the Forensic Expert Witness Association. HONORABLY SERVED in the United States Marine Corps, supporting the Presidential Helicopter Mission as security aboard Marine One, the Presidential helicopter. Also served as a Military Police Watch Commander, Military Workin...