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Lenard Vare, MJM, CJM Lenard Vare Consulting

Vacaville, California
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Jail, Prison, Custody, Incarceration, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Sentencing, Classification, Use of Force, Death, Security, Religious Rights, Agency Policies, Negligence, Housing, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jails and Prisons)
Lenard Vare has over 27 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He is a retired prison Warden with the state of Nevada and a recently retired Director of a county jail system in CA. Lenard's expertise is in inmate classification, program design, high-risk inmate transportation, organizational development and training law enforcement and correctional personnel in topics related to inmate management. He has served as a criminal investigator and hostage/crisis negotiator, supervised fugitive recovery teams, conducted internal affairs investigations, and operated community-based correctional facilities. He has also served as criminal justice faculty teaching courses at the undergraduate level at local colleges. Recent cases in which Lenard has been retained as an expert have involved - A jail riot and subsequent staff response resulting in a class action lawsuit; Inmate suicide inside a jail cell; Inmate death following an arrest an...

Alan C. Youngs, Esq. The Youngs Group

Denver, Colorado
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, Police Practice & Procedure, Legal, Use of Force, Police Training, Police Academies, Crisis Intervention, Field Training Program, Police Use of Firearms, Baton, Taser Discipline, Internal Affairs, Jail Operations, Gangs
Chief Alan C. Youngs retired after 33 years with the Lakewood Colorado Police Department, a suburb of Denver. He held command positions within every division of the department. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 166th Session. He is currently a technical compliance adviser to the Department of Justice consent decree in Puerto Rico. Chief Youngs is a practicing attorney, and is a law enforcement expert witness in police policies, procedures and police academies. Mr. Youngs is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Investigative Operations Committee and the IACP Professional Standards Committee. He is a certified instructor for the recognition of Excited Delirium and Agitated Chaotic episodes, by the Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths, Inc. He is also certified in Fraud Prevention. He is an Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE) certified Litigation Specialist and a member of the Board of Directors for AELE.

John A Campanella, SHRM-SCP Campanella Consulting Group, Inc.

Newark, Delaware
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - Police policy, police fatigue, police misconduct, criminal defense, civil, police, investigations, pursuit, detention, prosecution, neglect of duty, fail to train, negligent retention, arrest, false arrest, law enforcement, evidence, use of force, handcuffing, police procedures
I have worked in Law Enforcement for over 32-years retiring from the Delaware State Police in September 2017 at the rank of Captain, serving the last four years as the Director of Human Resources. My law enforcement experience includes increasingly responsible roles and achievement in the areas of: Policy/Procedure Development; Human Resource Management; Compliance Monitoring; Internal and External Investigations; & Training/Development. I have extensive experience and knowledge in researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating police policy and procedure that reflect best practices of the law enforcement industry. I served as the Accreditation Manager for the Delaware State Police responsible for two meritorious re-accreditations with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and supervised a third meritorious re-accreditation as a commander. I have been a certified assessor for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CAL...

Everett K. Neely American Correctional Consultants

Margate, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Use of Force, Jail Operations, Best Practices in Corrections
Retired as Lieutenant Colonel (Director) of the Broward Sheriff's Office (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), Department of Detention. At the time, it was the nation’s 13th largest jail system comprised of four jail facilities with 5,144 beds. Worked and supervised in the following areas: General Population, Mental Health, Intake (Booking), Compliance/Accreditation, Classification, and Transportation. Also served as an investigator and supervisor in the Division of Internal Affairs. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Barry University (Miami) and is a graduate of the 2001 Florida Atlantic University/Broward Sheriff’s Office Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Program, 2004 Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute and 2005 Southern Police Institute. A former commissioner with the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission and is currently a correctional consultant working with various national organizations.

Chief Chet Epperson (Ret.), M.B.A.; CLS AGR Police Practice Group, LLC

Rockford, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Monell Claim, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest
Chief Epperson is a law enforcement veteran with thirty-four (34) years of active service. His a retired police chief from the Rockford, Illinois, Police Department. He continues to serve as an expert witness regarding law enforcement policies and practices as well as serving in two Federal Police Consent Decrees Monitoring Teams with special emphasis on use of force, police shootings, training, and policy oversight. Chief Epperson also serves as a private consultant, providing organizational staffing analysis for police agencies seeking to enhance their operations. Chief Epperson was instrumental in reforming the Rockford Police Department by enhancing its relationship with the community and providing internal and external transparency. Chief Epperson assisted in the formulation of a multi-jurisdictional task force to investigate officer-involved police shootings, in-custody police deaths, serious uses of force.

Lauren A. Freeman, Esq. Freeman Legal Consulting and Expert Witness Services, LLC

Chicago, Illinois
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Prosecutorial Misconduct, Police Misconduct, Correctional Officer Misconduct, Excessive Force Case Assessment, Monell Claims, “Code of Silence” Allegations, Civil Rights Violations, Officer-Involved Shootings, In-Custody Deaths, Wrongful Conviction Allegations, Felony Review Assessment
In April 2017, Lauren retired from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office after a distinguished 30-year career during which she handled some of Chicago's highest-profile police and correctional officer misconduct prosecutions. Lauren’s extensive prosecutorial and investigative review experience positions her as an valuable independent consultant for undertaking case assessment, investigative assistance, expert witness work, and litigation support, for plaintiffs, prosecutors, police departments, municipalities, and defendant officers alike. During her first decade as an A.S.A., Lauren handled appeals, misdemeanors, felony review, preliminary hearings, grand jury investigations/indictments, narcotics prosecutions, sex crimes, child exploitation, and the gamut of felony cases, including first-degree murders. She litigated countless felony motions and trials in some of the busiest courtrooms in the country. The final 12 years of her career, she was assigned to the Special Prosecut...

Robert T Johnson, Lt. Colonel (R) - Ill State Police Law Enforcemnt Policy & Practices Consultant

Palos Heights, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - Use of Force, Police Policy Practices, Police Pursuits, Excessive Force, Police Vehicle Pursuits, Police Internal Investigation, Deadly Force, Police Internal Affairs, Police Complaint Investigation, Police Vehicle Emergency Response, Police Shooting, Police Tactics, Police Use of Force and Arrest
Robert T. Johnson is a law enforcement veteran with thirty-two (32) years of active service. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the Illinois State Police. He continues to serve as a private consultant and expert witness regarding law enforcement policies and practices as well as conducting sensitive internal investigations as an independent investigator for municipalities regarding allegations of police misconduct. He also serves as an Assessor (Team Leader) for the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and has reviewed the operations of over thirty (30) law enforcement agencies nationwide seeking accreditation. He has also conducted Operational, Organization and/or Policy reviews for several agencies, most recently the Kane County Sheriff, the Armenian National Police (for the World Bank) and the Kankakee (IL) Police Department. Johnson began his career as a patrolman for the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC. Two years later he joi...

Kyle Heyen Detector Dogs International

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dogs Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - FLSA, Tracking Dogs, K9 Squads, Explosive Dogs, Police Dogs, Narcotics Dogs, Cadaver Dogs, Dog Bites, Human Scent Tracking, Drug Dogs
Principal and Founder of Detector Dogs International, Inc., K-9 Handler, and former Police Officer, Kyle K. Heyen has provided dogs and training to foreign, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Mr. Heyen assists plaintiff and defense attorneys in matters of police canine team conduct, use of force, wage and hour disputes, and canine deployment (patrol, drug, explosive, arson). He serves as a testifying expert in federal and state court for both criminal and civil cases concerning the use and training of service dogs and civilian dog bite cases. Mr. Heyen was one of the first peace officers in the U.S. to be certified, according to standards of the German Police, to train and judge drug & explosive detector and patrol dog teams. He has trained dogs and handlers for four federal law enforcement agencies (including the U. S. Department of State's Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program, U. S. Department of Defense, U. S. Border Patrol and U. S. Immigration Inspections), as ...

Leroy K. James, MS L. K. James & Associates

Cheltenham, Maryland
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, School Safety Expert Witness - School Security, Clery Act Compliance, Campus Security Operations, Title IX Compliance, Investigations, Emergency Management, Special Events Management, Policies and Procedures, Community Policing, Consortium Building, Patrol Operations, Local Law Enforcement Collaboration, Training & Education
Mr. James has served as a University Chief of Police, as well as an Executive Director for Campus Safety and Security at two major urban higher education research institutions in the Washington DC and Baltimore metropolitan region. In both of those positions he served as the chief architect for the safety and security infrastructure of eleven different campuses and over 20,000 students. He has also served as an adjunct professor in criminal justice at a community college for the past twenty-one years. He serves as the founder of a campus security consulting firm that specializes in assisting university leaders comply with their federal responsibilities under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Mr. James is also the Training and Education Coordinator for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Law Enforcement Executi...

Roy G. Taylor, MS Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group

Cashiers, North Carolina
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - 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
Professional law enforcement manager with over 37 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 Office...

R. Paul McCauley, PhD, FACFE

Indiana, Pennsylvania
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - Jails, Premise Liability, Crime, Force, Law Enforcement, Malls, Criminal Justice, False Arrest, Pursuits, Detention, Lock up, Hospitals
Former Police training officer, international security manager and university senior professor. Certified police instructor in three states, ten year full time member of the faculties of the National Crime Prevention Institute and Southern Police Institute. British Home Office trained American police detective, served as advisor to three national congressional/presidential commissions.

James Jauchem, PhD Forensic Pathophysiology, LLC

San Antonio, Texas
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - TASER, Use of Force, In-Custody Death, Excited Delirium, Conducted Electrical Weapon, Electro-Muscular Incapacitation, Hyperthermia, Proteomics, Police Training, Acoustic Weapon, Microwaves, Decompression Sickness
Dr. Jauchem (“Joe-shum”) has a PhD in physiology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. * 40 years of research experience in pathophysiology, last 30 years related to TASER® conducted electrical weapons and other potential non-lethal weapons (including acoustic devices, blunt-impact projectiles, and microwaves). * Performed original research studies and authored numerous critical reviews. * Studied specific areas relevant to forensic pathophysiology, such as use-of-force, excited delirium, hyperthermia, and proteomics. * Other areas of expertise include radio-frequency radiation and decompression sickness. * Previously Principal Scientific Editor for NIH Division of Research Resources. * Retired from US Air Force Civil Service in September 2014. * Published over 230 research publications, including over 110 peer-reviewed articles (over 75 of those as sole or first author). * Measured physiological factors prior to final pathological findings to develop hypotheses relatin...

Bruce A Champagne Quadrant Operations, LLC

Sandy, Utah
Human Factors Expert Witness, Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness - self defense, police use of force incidents, police shootings, police training, unjustified shootings, law enforcement, investigations, aquatic investigations, civilian self defense training, gangs, SWAT, cognitive task analysis
As a decorated law enforcement officer with service in both urban and rural municipal agencies and a county sheriff’s department, Bruce Champagne has completed assignments as a patrol and investigations supervisor, corrections officer and supervisor, criminal gang investigator, forensic diver, major crimes detective, civilian review board representative, SWAT leader and member, and firearms/defensive tactics instructor. Bruce is a previous president of the Utah Tactical Officers Association, Utah Gang Investigators Association, and the Utah Forensic Divers Association. Utilizing the scientific method, Bruce has investigated multiple, officer-involved critical incidents (under various protocols as a certified Force Science Analyst and In-Custody Death Investigator), cold cases, and civilian uses-of-force. Bruce is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), International Public Safety Association (IPSA), Society for Integrity in Force ...
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