Richard Santoro, C.P.P. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: LLC
  • Phone: (609) 335-5087
  • Cell: (609) 335-5087
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Security and Premises Liability

Keywords/Search Terms:

Security Standards, Security Operations, Security Practices, Major Crime Litigation, Assault, Homicide, Sexual Assault, Hospitality Security, Entertainment Venue Security, Casino Gaming Security, Retail Security, Nightclub Security, Contract Security, Cash-In-Transit Security, Executive Protection


B.A., Fairleigh Dickinson; CPP, ASIS International

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP) –Maintained continuously since 2007. The ASIS CPP is the Gold Standard for Security Certification, to qualify must have 7 years of private sector security management experience, possess a bachelor’s degree or higher, complete a 225-question assessment test covering security standards and practices topics including; security operations, emergency/crisis management, investigations, risk management, asset protection, executive protection, information technology security, special event security, CCTV and electronic security systems. Recertification requirements including audited 60 CEU’s every three years. Thirty Years of Corporate Security Management in large Gaming Resorts in multiple jurisdictions, five years of experience overseeing Risk Management, Insurance and Claims function for 5 gaming/resort operations. 13 years’ experience as expert witness. Provided premises liability expert witness litigation support and consulting for over 190 cases. Member of International Homicide Investigator Association, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Association CPTED), Basic Homicide Investigator 40 Hour Training 2021 and CPTED 40 Hour Training. 2022. Experienced with handling litigated matters involving security from the following sectors/settings/incident types: Hospitality Higher Education-Residence Halls Casino Gaming/Resort Leisure Entertainment Nightclubs/Bars Hotel/Motel Healthcare Industrial/Manufacturing Public Housing Pharmaceutical/Storage/Transport Apartment Complex Residential Communities Public Transportation Warehousing Parking Facility Concert/Special Event Contract Security Museums Pawn Shops/Gold Exchange Armored Car/CIT/Cash Vaults Homicide Workplace Violence Wrongful Death Excessive Force Aggravated Assault Major Crime Sexual Assault Car Jacking Robbery/Armed Robbery Shootings/Stabbings Active Assailant Mass Shooting Sudden Violence Domestic Violence C.P.T.E.D.