Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of law enf & criminal justice expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on law enf & criminal justice and related issues. Law enf & criminal justice expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these law enf & criminal justice expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Use Of Force, Excessive Force, Investigations, Police Misconduct, Police Training, Civil Rights, Internal Affairs, Deadly Force, Civil Rights Violations, Community Policing, Crisis Intervention, Crowd Control, Firearms, Law Enforcement, and Misconduct.

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Dan Busken Chief Dan Busken

Athens, Alabama
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force & Deadly Force, Law Enforcement & Civil Rights, Law Enforcement Policies & Procedures, Police Vehicle Emergency Response. Police Vehicle Pursuits, Police Use of Force and Arrest, Police Shootings, Police Internal Affairs, Police Misconduct, Case Evaluation, Expert Witness Testimony
Chief Dan Busken served as a municipal police officer for 35 years including 25 years as a chief of police. This service included responsibility for development of and compliance with progressive law enforcement policies and procedures. Chief Busken served on the Board of Directors for the Texas Police Chiefs Recognition Program. This program sets the standards for progressive and professional law enforcement practices throughout the State of Texas. While serving as a municipal police chief in three different States (Missouri, Alabama, Texas), Chief Busken directed research, development, and implementation of many police department policies including: Use of Force, De-Escalation and Alternatives, Taser, Pursuit, Emergency Vehicle Operation, Crime Prevention, Recruitment, Canine Operations, Narcotics Enforcement, Tactical, Emergency Response and Negotiations, Domestic and Family Violence, Jails, Housing of Prisoners, Arrest, Detention, Search and Seizure. Chief Busken has a MBA wi...

Darriell J Bone Independent Workplace Solutions LLC

Queen Creek, Arizona
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Excessive Force, Civil Rights, Police, Misconduct, Consulting, Internal Affairs, Harassment, Policy, Constitutional Policing, Compliance
Darriell Bone is a retired 20-year law enforcement professional with extensive experience in internal investigations, having investigated or managed more than 3,000 internal investigations. He served as a commander for the Professional Standards Bureau at a large law enforcement agency, where he managed high-volume complex investigations and provided innovative guidance and supervision to internal investigators. After Mr. Bone’s retirement with law enforcement, Mr. Bone worked on the executive team as the External Force Investigation Team Lead Supervisor for DLG Consulting & Advisory Services, providing constitutional policing/police reform services to the Albuquerque Police Department. Mr. Bone has received various certifications and training in areas such as use of force, deadly force, OIS investigations, force encounters analysis, advanced interview and interrogation, internal affairs, general instruction, firearms instruction and detective certification. Mr. Bone's exper...

Derrick Threadgill Insight Consulting Strategies

Little Rock, Arkansas
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police Procedures, Administrative Hearings, Leadership, Citizen Complaints, Duty to Intervene, Misconduct, Civil Rights, Use of Force, Incident Review, Internal Affairs, Civil Service, Policy & Procedures
I am currently an active law enforcement supervisor with 28 years of law enforcement experience and training. I am responsible for conducting evaluations of use of force, pursuits, accidents and other incidents involving police officers' actions. In addition, I have also consulted police officers during administrative and internal affairs hearings. I bring this same professionalism and attention for the details of facts when reviewing cases for my clients. I have also presented in the 4oth Annual National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice National Conference, the Region 5 Training workshop of the National Organization of Blacks in Law Enforcement (NOBLE), Arkansas District Court Officers Association Semi-Annual Training and the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute: School of Law Enforcement Supervision. Additionally, I am a National Certified Instructor (INCI), National Internal Affairs Training and Certification in addition to a Use of Force Instructor /Analy...

Karen R Laser Laser Consulting, Inc.

Temecula, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Investigations, Security, Use of Force, Policy and Procedure, Internal Affairs, Administrative Complaint Process
Karen is recently retired from law enforcement, having been employed as a police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department and Oceanside Police Department for a total of 30 years, retiring as a Lieutenant with the Oceanside Police Department. Karen brings experience from a multifaceted career, having been assigned to or responsible for units such as K9, Crisis Negotiation Team, SWAT, Crisis Response Team, Homeless Outreach Team, Harbor Operations, Psychological Evaluation Response Team, Internal Affairs, Community Resource Team, and Investigations. Karen was a Detective Sergeant, supervising the Robbery-Homicide Unit, Crimes of Violence Unit, and Property Crimes Unit. She investigated hundreds of criminal cases ranging from low-level thefts to homicide. The City of Oceanside brings tourists from around the globe, offering a variety of destination activities. Karen planned and organized large-scale special events such as the City of Oceanside’s July 4th celebrations, music ...

Glenn A. Marin GAM Consulting

Whittier, California
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Communications - 911 Center Ops, Computer Aided Dispatch, Public Safety Project Management, 911 Technologies, Mobile Radio Operations & Design
Glenn A. Marin, a semi-retired consultant in the field of public safety emergency service call processing and dispatching systems ranging from facilities to technical system to operations. He has over 45 years experience in the application of automated systems to public safety organizations and their operational impacts with specific emphasis on computer, telephone and mobile radio communications systems. Collectively, these technologies support what is commonly known as the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system operated from facilities known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). This experience includes all the technologies associated with the design of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Records Management (RMS), Jail Information Systems (JIS), Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) systems and two-way radio systems, both trunked and conventional. Mr. Marin has extensive experience with operational policies, procedures and practices of public safety dispatch centers with both personal supervisory...

Daniel McLain DHM Crash Consulting & Accident Reconstruction Services, LLC.

Norco, California
Accident Reconstruction, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Seat Belts, Airbags, Restraint Systems, Collision Analysis, Accident Causation, Crash Data Retrieval, Black Box, EDR, CDR Report Analysis, Tesla, Vehicle Inspection, Motorcycle, Pedestrian, Drone, Collision Reconstruction, Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Enforcement Strategy, Traffic Safety
A traffic collision reconstructionist accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), a sUAV (drone) pilot licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration, and have completed the accident reconstruction certificate program by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). With over 27 years in law enforcement, I have extensive experience with on-scene collision investigations ranging from minor fender-benders to multi-fatal collisions. I have investigated and assisted in the prosecution of hit-and-run collisions, DUI collisions, insurance fraud, vehicular manslaughter, and vehicular murder cases. Recognized as a subject matter expert in both criminal and civil courts for my knowledge of accident reconstruction, accident investigation, and general traffic enforcement. I have over a thousand hours of training in accident reconstruction including but not limited to forensic mapping, pedestrian collisions, motorcycle collisions, emergency vehicle c...

Craig D McLaren First Response Law Enforcement Consulting Group

Castaic, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Crowd Control, Use of Force/Excessive Force Inadequate/Negligent Security, Informants, Evidence Preservation, Chain of Custody, Sexual Assault, Drug Enforcement, Gangs, Surveillance, Vice, Prostitution, Gambling, Vehicle Pursuits, School Shootings, Workplace Violence
Vastly Experienced Police Expert, working for plaintiffs as well as the defense. Over 31 years as a Los Angeles Police Officer. Trained / Taught new officers, in the field, for 24 years in all facets of Police work. Including Use of Force and Use of Deadly Force. Personally involved in over 40 Uses of Force as well as being present at approximately 100 more. Certified Force Science Analyst, by Force Science Institute, which is a leader in law enforcement study. The Institute has conducted many research projects uncovering the scientific realities surrounding officer performance under stress, action/reaction time, memory, decision-making and more in complex, rapidly unfolding encounters. Worked celebrity security for the late Dean Martin for approximately two years, providing personal security as well as residential security. Expert in Vehicle Pursuits, having been involved in and receiving yearly training in pursuits. As well as training new officers in Vehicle Pursuit Tactics. E...

Chuck J. Rylant, PsyD., MBA

Arroyo Grande, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - use of force, police use of force, law enforcement use of force, self defense, arrest and control, police excessive force, excessive force, defensive tactics, martial arts, strangulation, choke hold, jiu jitsu, fight or flight, stress response, officer involved shooting, police shooting, OIS, taser
Dr. Chuck J. Rylant has 25 years of industry experience and is a Federal and State Court qualified expert witness in use-of-force, de-escalation, self-defense, strangulation, memory, fight or flight, decision making, and other human performance factors. He has a Doctor of Clinical Psychology–dissertation: Decisions Under Pressure: Psychological and Physiological Aspects of Police Use of Force. Dr. Rylant is a retired police officer/detective, S.W.A.T. member, and P.O.S.T. certified department firearms, baton, chemical agents, use of force, and arrest and control (ARCON) trainer. Dr. Rylant was an instructor at a California police academy for 15 years where he taught arrest and control (ARCON), use-of-force, and de-escalation, and he is also a Certified Force Science Analyst and Advanced Force Science Specialist. Dr. Rylant is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructor for law enforcement and civilians, as well as author of Shots Fired: The Psychology Behind Officer Involved ...

Alan C. Youngs, Esq. The Youngs Group

Denver, Colorado
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - 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, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police policy, police procedure, police standards, police practices, policy compliance, police misconduct, police, investigations, human resources, neglect of duty, fail to train, negligent retention, negligent hiring, law enforcement, private sector workplace investigation, workplace investigations
I 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 served as the Accreditation Manager for the Delaware State Police responsible for two meritorious re-accreditation awards with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and supervised a third meritorious re-accreditation as a commander. I have been a part-time assessor for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since September 2014 where I travel the country evaluating the policies and procedures of law enforcement agencies to be sure they meet the best practice standards set forth by CALEA. ...

Timothy M. Dixon, J.D., M.P.S.

Washington, District Of Columbia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police, Policing, Civil Rights, Use of Force, Excessive Force, Constitutional Law, Police Misconduct, Search, Seizure, Arrest, False Arrest, Deadly Force, Wrongful Death, Law Enforcement, Policing Policy and Training
More than 30 years of legal and law enforcement experience combined (22 years practicing law and 8.5 years as a sworn police officer and 4 years as a law enforcement trainer/instructor) Supervisor Legal Education Unit-Baltimore Police Department-2021-Present Policing Practices Consultant 2023-Present Legal Education Instructor-Baltimore Police Department-2020-2021 Criminal Defense/Police Disciplinary Hearings Representing Officers/Police Misconduct Representing Officers/Civil Rights Attorney Representing Plaintiffs-2001-2019 Former Assistant State's Attorney-2001-2003-Prosecuted persons charged with misdemeanor and felony violations of State and local criminal statute. Baltimore Police Department 1993-2001-Former Police Officer, Sergeant, and Lieutenant in Baltimore Police Department and Associate Legal Counsel Member of the District of Columbia Bar-2004 Member of the Maryland Bar-2001 Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department 2000-2003

RICHARD M BLOM Miami Police (Retired)

Miami, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Security - Police policies and procedures, use of force, vehicular pursuits, vulnerabilities, responsibilities and liabilities in regard to business, personal and residential security.
Richard Blom is law enforcement professional with over 39 years of experience. His last position was as the Chief of Police of the City of Doral, Florida. The policing philosophy and operational strategies that he introduced coupled with the partnerships that he created with the community and media contributed to a significant reduction in crime every single month during his tenure as chief. During his tenure as chief the department received several prestigious awards and recognitions for community policing practices. Prior to his appointment as chief, he was the Assistant Chief of the Miami Police Department where he started his career in 1975. During his career with the Miami Police Department, he held command level positions in all three of the department’s divisions. In addition, he has held a number of high-profile assignments such as Commander of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Bomb Squad Commander, as well as the Commander of the Crime Prevention an...

John D. Dale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force, Criminal Investigations, Police Misconduct, Internal Affairs, Employee Investigations, Civil Rights Violations, Excessive Force, Police Tactics, Officer Involved Shootings, Mass Shootings, School Security, Vehicle Pursuits, Police Policy, Arrests, Police Training.
A subject matter expert conducting external police use of force reviews as part of a court approved settlement agreement (CASA) between the Department of Justice and the Albuquerque Police Department. These reviews include police uses of force connected to officer involved shootings, tactical activations, less-lethal munitions, Conductive Energy Weapons, chemical munitions/agents, impact weapons and physical control. A law enforcement professional since 1989 with experience as an Assistant Chief of Police (Boynton Beach Police Department), a Colonel (Broward Sheriff's Office), and a Captain, Sergeant, Detective, Officer (Fort Lauderdale Police Department). Experienced in the areas of Investigations (Criminal, Strategic, Internal Affairs), Professional Standards (Public Corruption, Training, Policy/Accreditation, Human Resources). Former Law Enforcement Training Center Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office. Experienced in the areas of police training, SWAT, criminal investi...

Andrew J Scott, D.C.J. AJS

Boca Raton, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Security - Excessive Force, Civil Rights, 1983 Violations, Police Pursuits, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Retention, Premises Liability, Private Security, Deadly Force, Police Practics, Wrongful Convictions, Security Assessments, Police Training, Crime Scene, Homicide Investigations, Human Resources
Dr. Andrew Scott brings to his clients over 30 years of law enforcement experience as well as 16 years of expert witness experience which began after he retired from law enforcement in 2006. Mr. Scott’s law enforcement career began in 1976 as an Auxiliary Police Officer and, over the years, progressively advanced to the position of Chief of Police. Please review Mr. Scott’s Curriculum Vitae for information about his stellar career and bona fide credentials. Dr. Andrew Scott consults frequently with attorneys, municipalities, county governments, and the United States Attorney’s Office on legal disputes involving police practices, policies, and procedures. Much of Mr. Scott’s experience has dealt with 1983 civil rights claims filed in federal courts. Mr. Scott has been qualified as an expert in both state and federal courts on police practices and procedures throughout the country. Dr. Scott will provide an honest and supportable opinion for those cases he accepts. Mr. Scott will no...

R.W. "Rick" Simpson theFairWay

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Investigation - Case Review, Corruption, FCPA, Crypto currency, Elder Abuse, Money Laundering, Violent Crime, CPA, Ponzi Scheme, Health Care Fraud, Financial Crime, Anti-Trust, Securities Fraud, Bank Fraud, Criminal Defense, Organized Crime, White Collar Crime, Asset Tracing, Whistelblower, Litigation Support
R.W. “Rick” Simpson is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent who spent the final three years of his career leading the Miami International Corruption Squad which investigated FCPA, Kleptocracy, and Anti-Trust matters reaching to the highest levels of country and corporate governance. In this role, Mr. Simpson developed excellent working relationships with top prosecutors and law enforcement officials in multiple countries and gained substantial experience navigating the complexities of multi-jurisdictional investigations. His 26-year FBI career included significant time serving in Los Angeles, FBI Headquarters, Washington DC, and Miami. He joined the FBI with a CPA background, having worked as a Controller for a group of structured finance corporations. Throughout his FBI career, Mr. Simpson made extensive use of sophisticated investigative techniques while conducting numerous high profile organized crime, financial crime, and money laundering investigations. He has testified as ...

Charles Ahmad, CPP Group Nine Risk Consulting

Mableton, Georgia
Security, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Security, Premises Liability, Police Procedures, Active-Shooter Response, Use of Force, Officer Involved Shootings, SWAT, Tactical Operations, Firearms, In-Custody Death, Arrest Procedures, Inadequate & Negligent Security, Workplace Violence, Security Management, Security Guards
Charlie is the founding partner of Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, forensic consulting, and security training. He founded Group Nine Risk Consulting following a long and successful military and federal law enforcement career that spanned nearly 30 years. Charlie was employed by the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) for 25 years, retiring as a Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal in January 2022. During his career with the USMS, he was responsible for numerous aspects of security risk management including exterior perimeters, access control, security assessments, managing security personnel, security awareness training, video surveillance, protective intelligence, and workplace violence prevention at several federal courthouses around the country. His work with the USMS often involved proactively identifying, investigating, and mitigating threats to the life and safety of hundreds of federal judicial personnel across numerous federal facilities an...

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

Rockford, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Wrongful Conviction, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest
Author and police use of force and police practice expert. President, Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE). Formed in 1966, AELE is a research driven educational organization that produces and disseminates legal information through traditional seminars, via electronic media and direct contact. Experienced 42-year police professional in areas of use of force, internal affairs, officer-involved shootings, supervision, wrongful convictions, practice, policy, discipline, mental health, auditing, staffing analysis, organizational assessments, investigations, and training. 34-years as an active law enforcement officer and 10 of those years as chief of police of a 340 sworn/ non-sworn municipal police department. On-going experience for the past 7-years as a police practice consultant providing Federal Court-Appointed expertise in police Consent Decrees and a United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Police Consultant regarding police use of force. Expert in...

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

Chicago, Illinois
Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Prosecutorial conduct, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Wrongful Convictions, Reverse Convictions, Malicious Prosecutions, Abuse of Process, Brady Violations, Discovery Violations, Investigative Misconduct, Civil Rights Violations, Felony Review Assessment, Prosecutorial Immunity, Prosecutorial Ethics
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 prosecutions. Lauren’s extensive prosecutorial and investigative review experience positions her as a valuable independent consultant for case assessment, consulting, and expert witness work in civil and criminal cases alleging prosecutorial misconduct. During her first decade as an A.S.A., Lauren handled appeals, misdemeanors, domestic violence cases, 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 Prosecutions Bureau's Professional Standards Unit, focusing on the investigative review, indictment, and p...

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

Palos Heights, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - 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 join...

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

Cheltenham, Maryland
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, School Safety - School Security, Clery Act Compliance, Campus Security Operations, 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 (2) four-year higher education research institutions, and at a community college in the Washington DC and Baltimore metropolitan region. In those positions he served as the chief architect for the safety and security infrastructure for several different campuses and over 50,000 students. He also served as an adjunct professor in criminal justice at a community college. 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), and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act. Mr. James has served as the Training and Education Coordinator for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Law Enforcement Executives and Administrators (HBCU-LEEA) organization whic...

Steven J Spring

Huntingtown, Maryland
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Investigation - Sexual Assaults in a Military Environment, Military Sexual Trauma, How the Military Handles Sexual Assaults, Criminal Investigations by Military Investigators.
Retired Federal Agent who ended his 35-year law enforcement career supervising investigations of physical and sexual assaults of vulnerable citizens with the District of Columbia’s Office of Inspector General (OIG). Investigated high-profile sexual assault investigations including the 1991 U.S. Navy Tailhook scandal as a Special Agent with the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigation Service (NCIS), which led to a career of investigating sexual assaults and child pornography crimes. Experienced in testifying in federal and state trials. Unwanted sexual contact in the military is rising, according to a recent survey of military personnel. Steve is a Subject Matter Expert in how the military conducts sexual assault complaints, and what policies and procedures military investigators follow. More incidents and fewer reports of sexual abuse are the takeaways from DOD’s 2022 annual sexual assault prevention and response report. Military criminal investigations are complex in nature and involve ...

Frank A. Mancini, DCJ Prezza Consulting LLC

Middleton, Massachusetts
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police accountability, police internal affairs, police misconduct, early intervention systems, police mediation, police use of force, police supervision, law enforcement administration/operations, community policing, law enforcement auditing, excessive force, police/public corruption, investigations
Law enforcement operational, administrative, and policy expertise, criminal justice doctoral academic degree, use of force, criminal justice university teaching experience, subject matter expert in areas of law enforcement operations, police accountability, application of discipline, internal affairs processes, police officer administrative and criminal investigations, organizational risk analysis, Early Intervention Systems, police/community mediation, law enforcement auditing and inspections, community outreach, and police oversight mechanisms, internal affairs. Expert witness in depositions, court testimony, administrative hearings, MA Civil Service Hearings, labor arbitration testimony. Doctoral Research Portfolio: Dissertation Title “Technology and Police Accountability: Body-Worn Cameras, Effects on Complaints and Use of Force”. Experienced in Public Sector Investigations; Workplace Misconduct, Law Enforcement Training and Consulting Police Superintendent, Chief (ret.), Prof...

Scott Hilden J Hilden S. J. Hilden Consulting

SOUTH LYON, Michigan
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, School Safety - use of force, civil liability, policy procedures, school policing, premise liability, police operations, risk managemement, crime prevention, police training, supervision, management, pursuits, internal investigations, racial profiling, best practice, investigations, excessive force, misconduct
I am writing to introduce myself as a distinguished police consultant and expert witness with over 32 years of extensive experience in law enforcement. Currently serving as the Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police for a vibrant community of 33,000 residents, I have garnered invaluable insights and expertise across various critical areas within the field. My career trajectory includes 23 years in supervisory and managerial roles, during which I have demonstrated a profound understanding of effective management strategies, policy development, and procedural enhancements. My expertise spans a wide array of crucial areas within law enforcement, including police training, use of force protocols, misconduct investigations, implementation of best practices, school policing, and comprehensive oversight of all police department operations. I have served as a Defensive Tactics Use of Force Instructor and Police Emergency Vehicle Driving Instructor, ensuring officers are prepared and ...

Wayne S. Promisel Compass Investigative Services

Leland, North Carolina
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Investigations, Child Abuse, School Safety, Sexual Assault/Exploitation, Domestic Assault, Death/Cold Cases, Victimology, Investigation Procedures, Multi-agency Investigations, Crisis Management, Police Ethics, Training and Education, Community Policing, Police Supervision, Title IX investigations
Twice retired law enforcement professional spanning forty-years with proven track record of investigating the most serious criminal offenses resulting in a foundation of legal knowledge and extensive courtroom testimony experience. Reputation and character led to specialty assignments in several investigation units following a promotion to rank of Sergeant. One previous certification as expert surrounding sexual abuse allegation within non-profit organization in Florida. Recipient of recognition and awards for accomplishments associated with networking, collaboration, and policy development within multi-disciplinary team and agency environments to implement law enforcement best practices for local, state, and federal initiatives. Provider of numerous trainings applying investigative practices as related to topics including victimology, child abuse/exploitation of children, sexual/domestic assaults, violent crimes and death, evidence collection/preservation, and courtroom testimo...

Chief Roy G. Taylor, Ph.D. Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group

Raleigh, North Carolina
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - 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 40 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...

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, PhD Disaster Avoidance Experts

Columbus, Ohio
Employment, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - bias, decision making, cognitive biases, blindspots, discrimination, implicit bias, unconscious bias, hiring, recruitment, personnel, promotion, racism, sexism, employment law, wrongful termination, public procurement, procurement, jury selection, police practices & procedures, criminal justice
Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a world-renowned thought leader and expert in bias and decision making. As the CEO of the boutique consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts, he helps evaluate and address bias in decision making in companies and other organizations, including via litigation consulting. His globally-renowned expertise was featured in over 650 articles and over 550 interviews in prominent venues. They include Harvard Business Review, USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company, CBS News, Time, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Business Insider, Government Executive, Inc. Magazine, NPR, and The New York Times. He wrote the global best-sellers Never Go With Your Gut: How Pioneering Leaders Make the Best Decisions and Avoid Business Disasters (Career Press, 2019) and The Blindspots Between Us: How to Overcome Unconscious Cognitive Bias and Build Better Relationships (New Harbinger, 2020). His writing was translated into Chinese, Korean, German, Russian, Polish, and other languages. Dr. ...

Jeffrey Bonner

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice, Police Policies, Domestic Violence, Crowd Control, Use of Force, Excessive Force, Sexual Assault, Drug Enforcement, Surveillance, School Safety, Crisis Intervention, Baton, Taser, Firearm, Electronic Control Device
Award-Winning Police Officer. 25+ Years Experience including undercover operations, SWAT Team, and School Resource Officer. Certified Firearms Trainer. Graduate of the FBI National Academy, 272th Session. Law Enforcement Highlights • Trained and deployed multiple times in "Mobile Field Force / Civil Disturbances" • Undercover operations, drug buys, surveillance and preparation of over 400 search warrants • Specialized training in Barricaded gunman situation resolution • Member of D.P.D. Pistol Team • Executive Protection, and advanced driving techniques. • Served on Multi-jurisdictional SWAT Team • Patrol Rifle Operator / Designated Marksman Certification • Certified Firearms Trainer • Field Training Officer and Supervisor • Police Honor Guard 2004 through 2015 • Additional command capacities: • New World Reporting System Build Team / Training of supervisors and Officers, Mobile Field Force Unit Commander Career Accolades With Sterling Heights Police Department • (6) Merit Ci...

Timothy M. Dixon, J.D., M.P.S.

Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police, Policing, Civil Rights, Use of Force, Excessive Force, Constitutional Law, Police Misconduct, Search, Seizure, Arrest, False Arrest, Deadly Force, Wrongful Death, Law Enforcement, Policing Policy and Training
More than 30 years of legal and law enforcement experience combined (22 years practicing law and 8.5 years as a sworn police officer and 4 years as a law enforcement trainer/instructor) Supervisor Legal Education Unit-Baltimore Police Department-2021-Present Policing Practices Consultant 2023-Present Legal Education Instructor-Baltimore Police Department-2020-2021 Criminal Defense/Police Disciplinary Hearings Representing Officers/Police Misconduct Representing Officers/Civil Rights Attorney Representing Plaintiffs-2001-2019 Former Assistant State's Attorney-2001-2003-Prosecuted persons charged with misdemeanor and felony violations of State and local criminal statute. Baltimore Police Department 1993-2001-Former Police Officer, Sergeant, and Lieutenant in Baltimore Police Department and Associate Legal Counsel Member of the District of Columbia Bar-2004 Member of the Maryland Bar-2001 Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department 2000-2003

JOHN M DANIEL, EMT, RN, FNP, DO Daniel Medical and Legal Consulting

Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police officer policy, Body/vehicle cameras, 911 Dispatch for officers, Restraint asphyxiation, Serving process, Patrol policy and procedures, SWAT tactics, Use of Force, Internal Policy and supervision issues, Corrections policy and procedures, Correctional Medicine. EMT, Nursing, Physician.
Dr. Daniel was employed as a full-time deputy when he was a nurse. He served in corrections for 3 years as a booking and Senior Officer supervising 13 corrections officers. Dr. Daniel went to corrections school in 1992 and police academy in 1996. Dr. Daniel served as a full time SWAT officer, Patrol deputy, bailiff and supervised 6 LPNs in jail medical. Jail medical was only one of two programs across the state that had National Accreditation in Correctional medicine. Dr. Daniel had the highest DUI arrests and process served while making arrests and answering calls in his zone. Even when Dr. Daniel was not full-time, he has served in multiple departments as a reserve officer. Dr. Daniel was elected full time Constable of his county district in 2018 and was reelected to that position in August of 2020. Dr. Daniel has twenty years of experience in Law Enforcement. Dr. Daniel is a wound care physician who has done Hyperbaric oxygen treatments (HBO) and is one of the few physicians tha...


Milligan, Tennessee
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - criminal investigation, crime scene analysis, crime scene reconstruction, use of force, death scene, homicide, murder, shootings, self defense, USCCA, NRA, rape, sex crimes, sex offense, sexual assault, violent crime, robbery, police practices, composite sketch
Dr. Ken Lang is a retired 25-year law enforcement veteran with extensive criminal investigation experience who holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice and teaches various criminal justice and investigative courses. Lang’s career began with the Havre de Grace Police Department in 1989. He served as a patrol officer for two years until he became employed by the Baltimore County Police Department (BCoPD) in 1991, where he served for the next 23 years. Lang’s police career centered on criminal investigations, dedicating 15 years to investigating violent crimes of rapes, robberies, and murders, and 5 years investigating property crimes. In addition to his primary detective assignment, Lang also served as a certified Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission adjunct police instructor at the BCoPD Academy for 16 years, teaching recruit classes and in-service training sessions. Courses taught included Sex Crimes Investigations, Investigative Resources, Basic Investigator’s Courses...

Spencer Fomby Law Enforcement Tactical Consultants Inc

Austin, Texas
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of force, officer involved shootings, crowd control, crowd management, public order, less-lethal weapons, SWAT, patrol operations, tactical operations, chemical agents, police policy, firearms, de-escalation, in-custody death, arrest procedures, defensive tactics, impact weapons, Active Shooter
Spencer Fomby is a 22-year law enforcement veteran. He is a retired Police Captain, SWAT Commander and Police trainer. He was most recently the training division Captain for a medium-sized police department; responsible for the police academy, field training program, leadership development and in-service training. He has been a police use of force instructor for 15 years in the following disciplines; Public Order, active shooter, patrol tactics, counter ambush, defensive tactics, impact weapons, less-lethal weapons, sting balls, flash bangs, chemical agents, firearms, SWAT, and de-escalation. Spencer is considered a subject matter expert in tactical operations. He has 18 years of SWAT and Public Order experience. He was the lead Public Order instructor for the Berkeley Police Department; responsible for equipment selection, tactical training, less-lethal weapon selection, chemical agent selection and deployment, and mission planning. He was selected to join a National Institute of ...

Brad Smith Canine Tactical Operations and Consulting

Gun Barrel City, Texas
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Dogs - K9, K-9 tactics, Police dogs, FLSA, K9 Policy, Monell, industry standards, best practices, expert witness, case review, deposition, report writing, K9 as deadly force, K9 SWAT, K9 Use of force, K9 deployments, K-9 searches, K9 arrests, K-9 tactical tracking, Site inspection
Brad retired from West Covina Police Department in California after 30 years of service. He’s been a K9 trainer for 35+ years, K9 handler for 20 years, SWAT six years and K9 SWAT for 18 years. Brad is a graduate of POST Master Instructor Program where he designed the first POST approved K9 SWAT (SKIDDS) and CAnine Tactical School (CATS) in California. Since 1988 Brad has lectured, taught, and trained thousands of law enforcement officers throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil, Costa Rica, Australia and China. In 1997 Brad started Canine Tactical Operations where he provides K9 expert opinions and reports across the country for civil and criminal litigation in state and federal courts regarding K9 tactical searches, police practices, industry standards, training and use of force. Brad also provide K-9 unit readiness evaluations to assure your K9 unit is current and up-to-date with regards to: selection of dogs, K-9 handlers, training, documentation, FLSA, use of force, repor...

Bruce Champagne, B.S., MPA Quadrant Operations, LLC

Sandy, Utah
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police Uses of Force, Police Training, Police Practices, Civilian Self-Defense, Biomechanics, Investigations, Memory, Martial Arts, Criminal Gangs, Behavioral Profiling, Crime Analysis, Specialized Interviews, Tactical Operations, Aquatic Crime Scenes and Investigations
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 field training officer, 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 was a previous president of the Utah Tactical Officers Association, Utah Gang Investigators Association, Utah Forensic Divers Association, and Utah Peace Officers Association. Bruce is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, International Association of Forensic Criminologists, Association of Force Investigators, Society for Integrity in Force Investigation and Reporting, and National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), and is a certified instruct...

Cloyd Steiger Shamus Holdings, LLC, DBA: Shamus Investigations and Consulting

Federal Way, Washington
Investigation, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Death and homicide investigation, criminal investigations.
I worked for the Seattle Police Department for 36 years, 27 years as a detective and the last 22 as a homicide detective. I investigated hundreds of murders including serial killings, mass killings, and most any other type of murder investigation. I was the Chief Criminal Investigator for the Washington Attorney General Homicide Investigation Tracking System. (HITS) I was the Director of Investigation Consulting for the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases, (AISOCC). I am a published author and currently a private investigator. I have been a contributor on Crime Stories with Nancy Grace, and appear on many national television programs and podcasts.

David T. Sweeney DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Law Enforcement, Police pursuits, Use of force, Less lethal weapons, De-escalation, Crisis intervention, Rapid intervention, Police supervision, Early intervention, Police training, Civil rights, US 1983, Legal standards for police, Best practices for police, EEO, EVOC, Discrimination, Harassment.
I have trained thousands of officers in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Performance Reviews for Employees, Early Intervention for Police Officers, Early Intervention for Police Supervisors, Effective Supervision of Police Personnel, Tactical De-Escalation, Care Under Fire, Integrated Tactics and Use of Force, Active Shooter/Rapid-Intervention, Crisis Intervention Training, Post-Academy Training for New Officers, Taser Instructor, CPR Instructor, Emergency Vehicle Operations Course, & Legal Standards for Police. I have received hundreds of hours of training myself in a variety of police disciplines. I will provide you with an unbiased review of your case and then determine how I can best help you with your case.

Greg H. Bristol

Points, West Virginia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, School Safety - Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, Sex Trafficking at Hotels, Sexual Abuse by Educators and School Staff, Sexual Abuse by Youth Group Leaders, Human Trafficking Prevention in the Hospitality Industry, Human Trafficking Awareness Training for Businesses, Civil Rights Violations.
Human trafficking thought leader. Award-winning retired FBI Special Agent. Investigated numerous human trafficking crimes. Has trained more than 1,500 law enforcement officers to effectively identify human traffickers and sex offenders. Extensive speaking and writing experience in human trafficking. Additional FBI experience includes foreign counterintelligence, public corruption, the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, and 9/11. Member of the Enron Task Force for over four years, formed in the weeks following Enron’s bankruptcy in December 2001 to investigate the company’s collapse. Mr. Bristol's career as a Michigan State Police Trooper, a Special Agent with the FBI, and a Special Agent with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) in Kandahar, Afghanistan, has given him hands-on experience investigating crimes and collecting evidence. Those jobs included testifying at grand juries and trials. In addition to his law enforc...

Patrick Mays Deftac

Richwood, West Virginia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Excessive Use of Force, Excessive use of Deadly Force, Case Analysis, In Custody Excessive Force, Civil Rights Violations by Law Enforcement & Corrections, Death or Serious Injury While in Custody, Police Misconduct, Police Practices & Procedures.
Retired Law Enforcement Detective, Task Force Assistant Director and Field Commander, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Specialized Defensive Tactics Instructor, Department of Justice State of North Carolina, Sheriff’s Education Training and Standards Commission, 12 NCAC 10B .0909 Full Limited Lecturer Instructor – Specialized Subject Control Techniques Certification. 1993 to 1989, taught the Limited Lecturer block of instruction on Positional asphyxia, also known as postural asphyxia. Henderson North Carolina The Vance County N.C. Sheriff’s Department only in-service Instructor. Also, during that period, Patrick taught in many Community Colleges In-Service and Academy Defensive Tactics for Law Enforcement, and Jailers, along with many specialized defensive tactics classes. Developed and implemented self-defense techniques for the undercover officer.
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