Chief Roy G. Taylor, Ph.D. Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Law Enf & Criminal Justice and Police Practices & Procedures

Specialty Focus:

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


Ph.D , Walden University; Master of Science Safety, East Carolina University; Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice,

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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 Officer FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force – 10/2007-6/2011 • Chief of Police National Geospatial Intelligence Agency – 3/2006-2/2007 • Emergency Response Coordinator Weston Solutions @ Nortel – 2/2000- 6/2005 • Chief of Police Dorothea Dix Hospital Police – 11/1998-11/1999 • Manager of External Affairs NC Governor’s Highway Safety – 3/98-11/1998 • Chief of Police Liberty, NC - 9/1997-12/1997 • Chief of Police Norwood, NC - 4/1996-9/1997 • Chief of Police Bladenboro, NC - 2/1994-4/1996 • Deputy Sheriff K-9 Wake County Sheriff’s Office - 11/1990-2/1994 • Law Enforcement Specialized Instructor Wake Technical College 2/1990-12/2003 • Police Officer Special Operations/K9 Cary, NC – 7/1986-11/1990 • Fire Fighter/EMT Sandusky, OH -6/1984-6/1986