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- Company: Robert R. Pusins & Associates, Inc.
- Phone: 954-303-2169
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Police Practices & Procedures and Law Enf & Criminal Justice
Specialty Focus:Use of Force, Police Misconduct, Police Pursuits, 911 Emergency Communications, Arrests, Deadly Force, Civil Rights Violations, Police Tactics, Excessive Force, Hiring & Retention, Officer Involved Shooting, Use of Force and Mental Illness, Recording and Videotaping Police Activity.
Education:BA Sociology, University of South Florida; FBI National Academy, (191st Session); Broward County Police Academy, (46th Session); Command Officers Development Course, Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville
Years in Practice:22
Retired law enforcement professional (2018). 30 years with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department as: police officer, field training officer, detective, sergeant, captain, commander, major, and assistant police chief, followed by 5 years as an Executive Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office. Graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute, and certified by the Force Science Institute as a Force Analyst. Retained in civil and criminal cases, state and federal courts, in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia and Canada. Consultant to attorneys as an expert in police practices and procedures an cases including police misconduct, use of force, deadly force, police pursuits, arrests, law enforcement policies and procedures, police tactics, E-911 communications, crime prevention, and officer hiring and retention. Current memberships include the FBI NA Associates, National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), and the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO), as well as a life member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).