William H. Nesbitt, CPP, Certified CPTED Practitioner Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae


Contact Information

  • Company: Security Management Services International, Inc (SMSI Inc.)
  • Phone: 805 499 3800
  • Cell: 805 479 5895
  • Website: www.smsiinc.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Security and Premises Liability

Specialty Focus: Security, Premises Security, Inadequate Security, Loss Prevention, Workplace Violence, Force, Hospital Security, Lighting, Video Surveillance, CPTED, Crime Prevention, Security system, Parking, Assault, Robbery, Homicide, Sexual Assault., Rape, Theft, Security Guards, Access Control, Liability

Education: BA, West Virginia Wesleyan College; BA,

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 37

Additional Information

Bill Nesbitt, CPP & Certified CPTED Practitioner, is a security professional with a diverse security background. Bill sat for the first CPP Exam, and has kept his certification in force, ever since. Over the years, Bill has made numerous presentation on a wide range of security topics. He is the president of SMSI Inc., an independent security consulting firm. CERTIFICATES: ASIS/The Wharton School: ASIS Program For Security Professionals 2009 Florida Atlantic University, School of Architecture: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Certified CPTED Practitioner As a forensic security expert, Bill has been retained in numerous security cases, such as: Premises Liability (Homicide, Sexual, Assaults, Assault and Battery, Physical Security Design, False Arrest & Imprisonment and negligent hiring. Bill is a fulltime security consultant. He has conducted numerous comprehensive security assessments, including, but not limited to Hospitals, Hotels, Residential Complexes, Shopping Malls, Light manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations. Bill has been retained by both Plaintiff and Defense Law Firms. Bill has held mamangment positions in the guard industry, including ownership. He has held mamangment position with ADT Wisconsin & Branch Manager of the Los Angles Office of Honeywell Protective Services. Bill is a member of ASIS International, International CPTED Association, Cal DOCA, ACHE, ASHRM and ICSC. He has published article for ASIS Security Management Magazine, and he is the purveyor of LinkedIn Group: Security Source Online, with close to 15,000 members. No charge for case discussion. We routinely engage in significant discussions prior to retention.