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This page contains firearms & ballistics expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on firearms & ballistics and related issues. Firearms & ballistics expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these firearms & ballistics expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Concealed Carry, Defensive Tactics, Edged Weapons, Firearms & Ballistics, Firearms Training, Self Defense, Shooting Ranges, Shooting Scene Reconstruction, Use Of Force, Active Shooter Response, Ammo, Ammunition, Ammunition Reloading, Archery, and Arrest And Control.

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David A Lombardo SAFER USA Consulting Group

Firearms & Ballistics, Safety - Firearms, shooting ranges, gun store systemic safety management systems, Firearm human factors, Gun safety, Shooting range safety, Personal protection, Concealed carry, Shooting range design, Training program design, Firearm training, Shooting club management
President (9 yrs) of the 2500 member, 300 acre Aurora Sportsmens' Club - Did a total turn-around from brink of bankruptcy to one of the top shooting clubs in the region; President/Chief Instructor SAFER USA - trained over 8,000 students; U.S. Army (3 yrs) Vietnam veteran - 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps; Sworn, armed Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy (20 yrs) Sergeant & Executive Board; NRA Training Counselor certified to teach and to train instructors to teach: Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle; Home Firearm Safety; Personal Protection in the Home; Personal Protection Outside the Home; and Metallic Cartridge & Shotgun Shell Reloading; NRA Range Development & Operations certified; NRA Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor; NRA Regional Refuse To Be A Victim Counselor; NRA Distinguished Expert Handgun; Chicago Firearm Certification Instructor (entire duration of the program); Illinois Hunter Safety Master Instructor (5 years) ; State of Illinois...

Richard K. Pumerantz, PhD Ten-X Ammunition, Inc. / Ten-X Tactical

Lake Arrowhead, California
Firearms & Ballistics - firearm, ammunition, ammo, ballistic, gun, cartridge, bullet, projectile, powder, enforcement, military, launcher, shot, pistol, rifle, officer, police, target, design, manufacture, assemble, load, development, FBI, DOJ, ATF, FFL, weapon, antique, firearm replicas
• Licenses: Type 10 FFL (Manufacturer of Destructive Devices), Special Occupations Tax Stamp, and all Dangerous Weapons Permits available from the State of California, DOJ. • Ongoing resource/consultant to numerous reloading equipment, projectile, and firearm manufacturers. • Recognized in the firearms industry as an expert in antique and replica cartridge development and manufacturing, including the production of proof loads. “Official” ammunition benchmark for half a dozen firearm manufactures. • Provide educational opportunities on the ammunition manufacturing process and corresponding toolmarks for law enforcement agencies, specifically for their crime lab and firearm unit technical staff. I have provided this training for such agencies as the California Criminalistics Institute (CA-DOJ), Los Angeles Police Department Firearms Unit, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab, and Orange County Sheriff’s Department Crime Lab.

Benedict J Tisa FBI Retired

San Francisco, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Firearms & Ballistics - Use of Force, Arrest and Control, SWAT, Officer Involved Shooting
AREAS OF EXPERTISE - FIELD OPERATIONS AND DEPLOYMENT TACTICS Use of Force • Officer Involved Shootings • Force Management Review • Threat Assessment Procedures • Firearms • Weapon Tactics • Defensive Tactics/Patrol-Custody Officers • Less-Lethal and Impact Weapons • Arrest and Control Procedures • Prisoner/Inmate Control • Patrol Officer Tactics • Plain Clothes Officer Tactics • Negotiation Team Tactics • SWAT Team Operations • External Ballistics and Projectile Trajectories • Chemical Agents • Command Post Operations • Patrol Supervisor First Responder Procedures • Sniper Team Operations • Incident Command and Control Procedures • Critical Incident Management •Psychology and Physiology of Behavior in Critical Incidents • Warrant Service • Hostage Rescue Procedures • Aircraft, Ship and Oil Platform Recovery • Security/Guard Staff Procedures • Security/Vulnerability Assessments and Procedures • Helicopter Operations • Forced Breaching Methods and Procedures • Low-light/Night Opera...

David A Lombardo SAFER USA Consulting Group

Shorewood, Illinois
Firearms & Ballistics, Safety - Firearms, shooting ranges, gun store systemic safety management systems, Firearm human factors, Gun safety, Shooting range safety, Personal protection, Concealed carry, Shooting range design, Training program design, Firearm training, Shooting club management
President (9 yrs) of the 2500 member, 300 acre Aurora Sportsmens' Club - Did a total turn-around from brink of bankruptcy to one of the top shooting clubs in the region; President/Chief Instructor SAFER USA - trained over 8,000 students; U.S. Army (3 yrs) Vietnam veteran - 1st Infantry Division Medical Corps; Sworn, armed Auxiliary Sheriff's Deputy (20 yrs) Sergeant & Executive Board; NRA Training Counselor certified to teach and to train instructors to teach: Basic Pistol, Shotgun and Rifle; Home Firearm Safety; Personal Protection in the Home; Personal Protection Outside the Home; and Metallic Cartridge & Shotgun Shell Reloading; NRA Range Development & Operations certified; NRA Chief Range Safety Officer; NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor; NRA Regional Refuse To Be A Victim Counselor; NRA Distinguished Expert Handgun; Chicago Firearm Certification Instructor (entire duration of the program); Illinois Hunter Safety Master Instructor (5 years) ; State of Illinois...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, mechanical technology, manufacturing, product liability, firearms, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army. Adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Arkansas. 65+ Peer reviewed publications. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Michael L Van Durme, Police Capt., Retired Hunting and Shooting Related Consultants, LLC

Dansville, New York
Accident Reconstruction, Firearms & Ballistics - Ammunition Reloading, Hunter and Bowhunter Safety, Tree Stands, Hunting Accident Investigation, Shooting Accidents, Firearms and Ballistics, Firearms Safety, Shooting Scene Reconstruction, Hunting, Hunting Laws, Archery, Crossbow, Hunting Related Shooting Incidents, Natural Resource Officer Training
With partners in New York and South Carolina, Hunting and Shooting Related Consultants is the leader in hunting incident investigations. Over 50 years of Natural Resource Law Enforcement experience and investigating and documenting hunting accidents. We also served as Directors of the International Hunting Incident Investigation Academy, teaching over 1200 wildlife officers the specific “CSI in the Woods” skills necessary to properly investigate and document these incidents, many of the methods and tools were created by us. Co-authored the book, “ Blood On The Leaves, Real Hunting Accident Investigations - And Lessons In Hunter Safety”. Over 60 years combined experience teaching the Hunter Education and Bowhunter Education classes required in all 50 states. Experienced in using and teaching the safe use of a wide variety of archery equipment, crossbows, handguns, rifles, shotguns, airguns, muzzleloaders and related hunting and shooting equipment such as tree stands and decoys. ...

Emanuel Kapelsohn The Peregrine Corporation

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Firearms & Ballistics, Police Practices & Procedures - self-defense, gun accidents, hunting accidents, firearms training, shooting scene reconstruction, holsters, shooting ranges, use of force, use of force policy, involuntary muscular contraction, defensive tactics, weapon retention, pepper spray, Taser, impact weapons, knives, edged weapons
Expert witness since 1984 in civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts nationwide. Practicing attorney. Has been certified as firearms instructor by FBI, NRA, several states and other training authorities. Certified instructor in defensive tactics, baton, Taser, weapon retention, less lethal impact munitions, pepper spray. Certified Force Science Analyst, Advanced Specialist in Force Science, Executive Protection Specialist, and in counter-terrorist and defensive driving. Taught "Police Use of Force" as Adjunct Instructor at Indiana University, Department of Criminal Justice. Served as instructor at two police academies. Presenter at national and international conferences of law enforcement instructors. Has trained and certified firearms instructors and armorers for major law enforcement agencies. Armed, sworn reserve deputy sheriff for over 20 years. Member, Board of Directors, International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors ("IALEFI...

Nik Farooqui S2 Strategic Defense

Dallas, Texas
Firearms & Ballistics, Safety - Self Defense, Defensive Tactics, Law Enforcement Training, Edged Weapons, Concealed Carry, License To Carry, Martial Arts, Firearms Training, Personal Safety, Active Shooter Response, Workplace Safety, Law Enforcement
Certified NRA Pistol Instructor Certified NRA Rifle Instructor Certified NRA Range Safety Officer Certified Force On Force Training Instructor (marking cartridge) Certified Simunitions Firearms Instructor (marking cartridge) Certified Texas License To Carry Instructor Formerly Illinois Conceal Carry Instructor (expired) Contracted Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics, Edged Weapons and Firearms Instructor Range and Training Program Facility Consultant Nationwide Seminars and Workshops including firearms, self defense, women's self defense, edged weapons, martial arts, subject control tactics Featured in several international publications and magazines Featured in local media and news Former owner of multiple successful training facilities in Chicago suburbs Contracted Corporate Safety instructor including workplace safety protocol review and development Research and re-enactment capable (using training firearms and marking cartridge) Review of training policy and procedure High quali...

Joshua M Keena, PhD, PE

Lakeway, Texas
Mechanical Engineering, Firearms & Ballistics - Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Automotive Engineering, Thermal Fluid Systems, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Weapon Engineering, Firearms and Ballistics, Fire Science, Automotive Engines, Vehicle Dynamics, Automotive Powertrains
Dr. Keena brings over 15 years experience leading and conducting basic, applied, and advanced research. PhD from the University of Texas, licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, and a West Point graduate. Strives to delight clients by conquering challenges and delivering precise, reliable solutions to complex problems. Award winning engineer recognized for distinguished service across a broad spectrum of dynamic and diverse assignments. Technical and leadership experience in academic, government, and commercial venues, including Associate Director for Armaments at the Center for Innovation and Engineering (CIE) at the United States Military Academy, a world-class institution for leadership development and engineering education. Areas of academic expertise include Weapons Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Thermal-Fluid Systems, Heat Transfer, and Mechanical Engineering Design. Recipient of the Claudius Crozet Award for exemplary project advising and research collaboration and ...
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