Chief Chet Epperson (Ret.), M.B.A.; CLS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: AGR Police Practice Group, LLC
  • Phone: (815) 703-7421
  • Cell: (815) 703-7421
  • Website: policepracticegroup.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Police Practices & Procedures and Law Enf & Criminal Justice

Specialty Focus: Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Monell Claim, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest

Education: MBA, Rockford University

Years in Practice: 37


Additional Information

Chief Epperson is a law enforcement veteran with thirty-four (34) years of active service. His a retired police chief from the Rockford, Illinois, Police Department. He continues to serve as an expert witness regarding law enforcement policies and practices as well as serving in two Federal Police Consent Decrees Monitoring Teams with special emphasis on use of force, police shootings, training, and policy oversight. Chief Epperson also serves as a private consultant, providing organizational staffing analysis for police agencies seeking to enhance their operations. Chief Epperson was instrumental in reforming the Rockford Police Department by enhancing its relationship with the community and providing internal and external transparency. Chief Epperson assisted in the formulation of a multi-jurisdictional task force to investigate officer-involved police shootings, in-custody police deaths, serious uses of force.