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This page contains police practices & procedures expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on police practices & procedures and related issues. Police practices & procedures 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 police practices & procedures expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Use Of Force, Excessive Force, Police Misconduct, Police Use Of Force, Officer Involved Shooting, Police Training, Deadly Force, Police, Police Pursuits, Police Shootings, Police Tactics, Arrest, Civil Rights Violations, De Escalation, and Defensive Tactics.

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Kevin R. Madison, PCI,JD,EMT,FF Board Certified Investigator, ASIS, International

Security, Police Practices & Procedures - Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Police Chases, High-Speed Pursuit, EMS Fire Police Crashes, Excessive Force, Assaults, Sexual Assaults, Assaults at Hotels, Parking Garage Safety, Parking Lot Safety
Kevin R. Madison is an EXPERT WITNESS in Police, Fire, and Security matters. Former Assistant District Attorney. 8 years’ law enforcement experience as a Police Chief, Investigator, Police Officer, Campus Police Officer, and Deputy Sheriff. 10 years’ Security Supervisor experience as director of security of 27 story 800 student private dormitory at University of Texas (Dobie Center), two-level shopping mall, 6 story parking garage, as well as numerous apartment complexes (Austin and Houston) as director of security for residents' safety. Additional experience as security consultant for several Homeowners Associations. Former city Safety Officer. Black Belt. Defensive Tactics Instructor. Use of Force Instructor. Twelve years’ experience as a Firefighter, Fire Engine Driver, and EMS First Responder. Unlike other security and police expert witnesses, Mr. Madison has decades of experience litigating these cases and firsthand knowledge as a police officer, EMS first responder, firef...

Jesse J Porter Jr, CPM Porter Consulting and Expert Tactical Training

Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force, Officer-Involved Shooting investigations, Crisis Intervention Officer / Team Instructor, De-escalation Instructor, Police Response, Critical Incident Management. Police Academy Manager and Instructor
33 years of Law Enforcement Tactical and Training Experience in Patrol, Specialized Training, Leadership, Crisis Intervention, Deescalation, Active Shooter, Critical Incident Command, Tactical, and Use of Force Investigations and Training * Use of Force Instructor / Consultant * Police Use of Force * Crisis Intervention / Mental Health Response / De-escalation * Government Operations * Law Enforcement * Policy & Procedure Development * Active Shooter Training / Critical Incident Response * Tactical Training * Mentorship / Leadership Development Taser Instructor, ASP Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor, TECC-TCCC Instructor. Highly qualified law enforcement professional with 33 years of progressive law enforcement experience, working for the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. – most recently serving as a Lieutenant for the Metropolitan Police Academy and Lieutenant of the Joint Strategic and Tactical Analysis Command Center. Forges strategic partnerships with ...

Daniel J Brown Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police Internal Affairs Investigations, Expertise with Police Policy and Procedure, Evidence based analysis and testimony, Police Use of Force and Failure to Protect
I served in the Law Enforcement profession for nearly 22 years, with close to 28 years of combined policing and military service. I am a seasoned professional with proven leadership skills. I thrive in stressful situations and have a keen ability to establish productive organizations. I am fair, task-oriented, and work well with others. I respect those individuals under my leadership and give the same respect to those I serve. I helped establish a municipal police department from inception and used this knowledge to re-build two different fledgling police departments as a police chief. I have personally guided an organization of over 150 employees. I practice integrity, honesty, courage, and respect. I think “out of the box” and embrace diversity. I am a decorated military veteran of two branches of service, hold a graduate-level education, and am currently pursuing a Ph.D. My experience in law enforcement ranges from municipal, county, tribal, and military. I am a well-rounded ind...

Jonathan Cherney Jonathan Cherney Consulting and Investigations LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Accident Reconstruction, Police Practices & Procedures - Cars, SUV, light trucks, pedestrians, motorcycles, bikes, scooters, Bosch CDR Tool, black box, event data recorder, Tesla and Hyundai EDR, qualified immunity, police policies & procedures, TV and media consulting, TV analyst
Provides forensic analysis and litigation support to attorneys, insurance companies and municipalities in the field of accident reconstruction. Has qualified as a court recognized expert in traffic accident reconstruction in Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Has been practicing accident reconstruction since 1999 and collision investigation since 1989. Has worked privately for criminal prosecution & defense as well as civil plaintiff & defense. Retired after 30 years of service from the Irvine (CA) Police Department in November of 2019 where he was assigned to the Field Operations Division as a Detective responsible for traffic-related cases. Worked as the “Team Leader” for the Irvine Police Department’s M.A.I.T. (Major Accident Investigation Team). Responsible for the investigation of vehicular murder & homicide cases, traffic collision reconstruction of fatal & major injury collisions, hit and run investigations, on-duty officer involved collision investigations and potential ...

Rachael L.N. Frost Frost ICED / Investigation, Consultation, Education & Development

Murrieta, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Investigation, School Safety, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Strangulation, Sexual Abuse & Assault, Workplace Violence, Child Abuse, Coercive Control, Restraining Orders, Murder/Suicide, Child Abuse, Interviewing, Internal Affairs Standards, Program Development, DV & Child Custody
Master Investigator (ret.) Rachael Frost is a reliable and proven expert witness for both court testimony and detailed case investigation and development. The first female Master Investigator at her agency, she is a twenty-year law enforcement veteran specializing in intimate partner violence-related cases, specifically, physical and emotional abuse, stalking, strangulation, restraining orders, sexual abuse, and child abuse. After obtaining more than $3.5 million in grant funding, M. Inv. (ret.) Frost developed numerous multidisciplinary teams during 15 years to include their policies, protocols, and training across government, nonprofit and for-profit agencies directed at addressing intimate partner violence, threat assessment, murder/suicide, and more. Serving in her department's Internal Affairs bureau and as a defensive tactics instructor enhanced M. Inv. (ret.) Frost's vast experience in law enforcement policies, procedures, and standards, and their application. Master Inv. (r...

Beth A Mohr, CFE, CAMS, MPA, CCCI, PI The McHard Firm

California
Police Practices & Procedures, Investigation - Police Misconduct, Use of Force, Interviewing, Interrogation, Police Ethics, Investigative Failure, Habeas Consulting, False Arrest, Failure to Train, Failure to Supervise, Evidence Handling, Civilian Oversight, Police Oversight, Civil Rights Violations, Police Policy, SOPs, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin
Ms. Mohr is available as a consulting or testifying expert anywhere in North America. She is neutral, fair, and her opinions are rooted in provable facts. Ms. Mohr strives to balance her cases between defense and plaintiff-sided cases, and also provides habeas consulting services. Ms. Mohr has testified as an expert in New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Washington state, in federal and state courts, on a variety of subjects, including police procedures, police misconduct, white collar crime and fraud examinations. Ms. Mohr has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of New Mexico, where her master’s research thesis was on the development of performance measurement in the evaluation of civilian oversight of police. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Pacific Western University. Ms. Mohr is a private investigator licensed in New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Ms. Mohr has taught courses on law enforcement topics including i...

Chuck J. Rylant, PsyD., MBA

Arroyo Grande, California
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police use of force, law enforcement use of force, self defense, arrest and control, defensive tactics, human performance, human factors, strangulation, choke hold, attention, perception, response time, decision making, fight or flight, stress response, officer involved shooting, police shooting.
Dr. Chuck J. Rylant has 23 years of experience in the industry and is a court-experienced expert witness in use-of-force, self-defense, strangulation, human performance factors, and police tactics and training. 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. He is currently a police academy arrest and control (ARCON), use-of-force, and de-escalation instructor, as well as a certified 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 Shootings.

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...

Mark Withrow, CFC, CFLC, CMI, CHPP Golden State Security Consulting

Pleasanton, California
Security, Police Practices & Procedures - Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel and Restaurant, Crime Foreseeability, Negligence & Liability, Use of Force, Over Escalation, Emergency Preparedness, Risk Management
Experienced in complex trial preparation, report writing, and legal research Exceptional case management and communication skills Qualified expert in Alameda and San Joaquin counties. Diligent at conducting safety-security audits and vulnerability assessments Frequently evaluate Negligence and Liability, Standards of Care, Use of Force, Crime Foreseeability, and Vulnerability Risk Assessments A detail-oriented critical and analytical thinker who understands the discovery process and stages of litigation Have attained the CFLC designation (Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant)

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 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 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-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 certified assessor for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CA...

Timothy M. Dixon, J.D.

Washington, District Of Columbia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police, Civil Rights, Constitutional, Law, Misconduct, Search, Seizure, Arrest, False Arrest, False Imprisonment, Wrongful Death, Law Enforcement, Police Practice, Police Procedure, Excessive Force, Use of Force
28 years of legal and law enforcement experience combined (19.5 years practicing law and 8.5 years as a sworn police officer) Member of the Maryland Bar-2001 Member of the District of Columbia Bar-2004 Legal Instructor-Baltimore Police-2020-Present Criminal Defense/Civil Rights Attorney-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 Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department 2000-2003

Jesse J Porter Jr, CPM Porter Consulting and Expert Tactical Training

Washington, District Of Columbia
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Use of Force, Officer-Involved Shooting investigations, Crisis Intervention Officer / Team Instructor, De-escalation Instructor, Police Response, Critical Incident Management. Police Academy Manager and Instructor
33 years of Law Enforcement Tactical and Training Experience in Patrol, Specialized Training, Leadership, Crisis Intervention, Deescalation, Active Shooter, Critical Incident Command, Tactical, and Use of Force Investigations and Training * Use of Force Instructor / Consultant * Police Use of Force * Crisis Intervention / Mental Health Response / De-escalation * Government Operations * Law Enforcement * Policy & Procedure Development * Active Shooter Training / Critical Incident Response * Tactical Training * Mentorship / Leadership Development Taser Instructor, ASP Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor, TECC-TCCC Instructor. Highly qualified law enforcement professional with 33 years of progressive law enforcement experience, working for the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C. – most recently serving as a Lieutenant for the Metropolitan Police Academy and Lieutenant of the Joint Strategic and Tactical Analysis Command Center. Forges strategic partnerships with ...

John D. Dale

Pembroke Pines, 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.
Retired law enforcement professional with over 29 years of experience. Six years with the Broward Sheriff's Office as a Colonel in charge of the Department of Professional Standards (Internal Affairs, Public Corruption, Training, Accreditation, Human Resources), the Department of Investigations (Criminal Investigations, Strategic Investigations, Child Protection Services and Crime Lab) and the Department of Administration. Former Training Center Director. Twenty-two years with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department as an officer, detective, sergeant, captain in the areas of training, SWAT, criminal investigations, narcotics, accreditation, internal affairs and uniformed patrol. Memberships with FBI National Academy Associates, FBI National Executive Institute Associates, Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), National Sheriff's Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) serving on their Committee for Human and C...

Robert R Pusins Robert R. Pusins & Associates, Inc.

Pompano Beach, Florida
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - 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.
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 five years as an Executive Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office. Member of the FBI National Academy 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). Recipient of more than 100 letters of commendation and appreciation. Consultant to attorneys as an expert in police practices and procedures since 1997 on 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. Retained in ci...

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

Rockford, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Use of Force, Police Shootings, Officer-Involved Shooting, Excessive Force, Risk Management, Police Complaint Investigation, Deadly Force, Internal Investigation, Police Policy Practices, Police Tactics, Arrest
Chief Epperson has over 38 years as a police professional. 33 years as an active law enforcement officer and 10 of those years as chief of police. Past 4 years as a police practice consultant providing court-appointed expertise in police agency Federal District Court Consent Decrees. Expert in applying Constitutional Standards, State Law, policy, and practice to police incidents. Instructs courses on police use of force, internal affairs, and discipline. Frequently perform police management assessments on staffing, operations, policy, auditing, investigations, and training. Experience includes deposition and trial testimony. 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.

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...

George C. Klein, PhD Oakton Community College

Northbrook, Illinois
Police Practices & Procedures, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Mentally Ill, Police, Police Apprehension of the Mentally Ill, Police Policies and Procedures, Crisis Intervention Teams, Jail Suicide.
George C. Klein, Ph.D. works as an expert witness on the intersection of mental health and criminal justice. He specializes in the police apprehension of the mentally ill, police policies and procedures, police use of excessive force, and jail suicide. He was a part-time police officer for over eight years. He was a consultant and researcher for the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy for over 13 years. He is a trained hostage negotiator and served with a SWAT team. His book, entitled, Law And The Disordered: An Exploration in Mental Health, Law, and Politics, was published in 2009. The book is an examination of the mental health and criminal justice system in Illinois. It includes fieldwork on police apprehension of the mentally ill, hospital emergency rooms, the homeless mentally ill, and mental health screening in jails. His book, entitled, The Militarization of the Police? Ideology Versus Reality, was published in 2019. The book examines the police use of force, a...

Gerard Busnuk, MPA Roland Park Security Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Security, Police Practices & Procedures - police, law of arrest, use of force, police procedures, security officers, premises liability, bars/nightclubs, apartments, shopping centers, religious institiutions.
Jerry "Buz" Busnuk, has been involved with police and security work for more than 30 years. He retired at the rank of Captain from the Baltimore Police Department after more than 29 years of service. He is an expert in police work. Since his retirement he has worked for a local Business Improvement District as director of field operations, managing community safety and sanitation programs. He also has worked at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in supervisory security positions. He has become an independent security consultant and was previously certified as a CPP certified protection professional, the gold standard in security management. He has consulted with nonprofits, including a charter school, a church and the Muslim community, as well a medium manufacturing/distribution company, and a high rise for the elderly. He has seen security from a number of perspectives. As part of his practice he engages in expert witness consulti...

Christine Burke Strategic Intelligence Services PLLC

Gardnerville, Nevada
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - police misconduct, police academy / training, police policy tactics / procedures, police use of force, police body cam, police arrest / detention, police stop and frisk / traffic stops, criminal defense, police narcotics undercover, police dispatch / communications, police culture, genetic genealogy
It's not one side versus the other, it's about truth, facts and justice. Christine is available to consult or testify as an expert. Christine retired from law enforcement having worked as a detective and sergeant in South Florida and served on teams for warrant execution, dignitary protection, out of state extraditions, DUI Task Forces and as a General Instructor in Arizona. Christine has operated her own investigations agency in Arizona since 2008 conducting background investigations, law school backgrounds and supporting counsel in personal injury, criminal defense and civil litigation cases. She currently investigates for the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct and for Maricopa County Public Defense Services. Christine consults and testifies as a court-qualified expert in police policy, procedure and culture in areas which include dispatch / 911/ CAD / officer communication, officer backgrounds, police misconduct, use of force, undercover operations including narcotics, p...

Daniel King Force Investigations Team

Henderson, Nevada
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Officer Involved Shootings, Police Use of Force, Excessive Force, Deadly Force, Police Training, Body Worn Cameras, Duty to Intervene, Officer Safety
Daniel King has been a police officer in the Las Vegas Valley for 23 years, specializing Police Use of Force. Daniel has trained, investigated, and been involved in Officer Involved Shootings, Use of Force, Tasers, Duty to Intervene, and allegations of Excessive Force. Daniel teaches Use of Force, Excited Delirium, Force Investigations, Use of Force Report Writing.

Beth A Mohr, CFE, CAMS, MPA, CCCI, PI The McHard Firm

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Police Practices & Procedures, Investigation - Police Misconduct, Use of Force, Interviewing, Interrogation, Police Ethics, Investigative Failure, Habeas Consulting, False Arrest, Failure to Train, Failure to Supervise, Evidence Handling, Civilian Oversight, Police Oversight, Civil Rights Violations, Police Policy, SOPs, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin
Ms. Mohr is available as a consulting or testifying expert anywhere in North America. She is neutral, fair, and her opinions are rooted in provable facts. Ms. Mohr strives to balance her cases between defense and plaintiff-sided cases, and also provides habeas consulting services. Ms. Mohr has testified as an expert in New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Washington state, in federal and state courts, on a variety of subjects, including police procedures, police misconduct, white collar crime and fraud examinations. Ms. Mohr has a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of New Mexico, where her master’s research thesis was on the development of performance measurement in the evaluation of civilian oversight of police. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Pacific Western University. Ms. Mohr is a private investigator licensed in New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Ms. Mohr has taught courses on law enforcement topics including i...

Tim Tipton

Edmond, Oklahoma
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Police Use of force, Deadly use of force, SWAT, Less Lethal, Taser, Neck Restraint, Excessive use of force, Pursuit procedures, De escalation, in custody death, reasonableness standard, Jail use of force, Police Practices
30+ years of experience as a professional law enforcement officer. Many years of experience in the design and development of law enforcement training programs. Seasoned tactical team commander with years of real world experience in: arrest/control, warrant service, patrol, pursuit, crowd control, use of force investigation. 20+ years as a court recognized expert witness in the area of police practices. Providing both plaintiff and defense counsel valuable consultation.

Adam Bercovici Titan National Consulting, LLC

Bend, Oregon
Police Practices & Procedures, Security - Use of Force, Police Shootings, K9 Procedures, Undercover tactics and operations Wrongful Death, Police Pursuits, Crown Control, Use of less-lethal munitions. Brady v. Maryland issues, complex investigations, security guard operations, private investigations best practices.
I spent 30-years with the Los Angeles Police Department, retiring in 2012 as the Officer-in-Charge of Homicide Special Section, Robbery Homicide Division. During the course of my career, I worked numerous assignments including, Gangs, FTO, Metropolitan Division, and K9. As a sergeant, I was assigned to Patrol and later Gangs, Vice, Internal Affairs, and as an Assistant Watch Commander. When I promoted to lieutenant I was assigned to patrol and later received a pay grade advancement to the rank of Lieutenant II. As a Lieutenant II, I was the Officer-in-Charge of the FBI Interstate Theft Task Force, FBI Violent Crime Task Force Los Angeles, Criminal Investigation Section-Joint Terrorism Task Force, The Special Investigation Section (SIS), and Homicide Special Section, Robbery-Homicide Division. When I retired I owned and operated Critical Solutions Protective Services Group, a major security company in the Los Angeles area, that ran both undercover and uniformed operations...

Dr. John R. Black, DBA Aragon National Inc.

Redmond, Oregon
Police Practices & Procedures - Police Use-of-Force,Sensemaking,Decision-making,Jail Operations Police Training, Patrol Operations,Police negotiations,Crowd Control,Systems Thinking, Officer-Involved Shooting,Intelligence,Internal Affairs Leadership,Police Mental Health Response, De-escalation,Incident Command,Defensive Tactics
Full-time consultant and Expert witness: Recognized expert witness in federal and state courts on police practices, training, Use of Force, and officer-involved shootings. Post-Doctoral research areas include police decision-making, systems thinking, complexity/wicked problems, and the sensemaking to decision-making relationship. Retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) in 2017 after 23 years of service. Primary/lead investigator of an agency-wide internal affairs (IA) investigation resulting in criminal convictions and terminations of police officers. Served as the Investigations Lieutenant (Lt.), Patrol Operations Lt., Jail Operations Lt., Training and Service Division Lt. , and Professional Standards Lt. Only command officer to have served in all divisions. Multiple instructor ratings in firearms, defensive tools, and tactics. Additionally, I consult in areas and problems involving business intelligence, data-driven decision-making, and socio-cultural intelli...

Aaron T. Olson A.T. Olson Consulting, L.L.C.

Beavercreek, Oregon
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police Procedures, Police Policies, Police Investigations, Police Arrests, Police Use of Force, Police Misconduct, Government Investigations, Human Resource Investigations, Bias Investigations, Discrimination Investigations, Harassment Investigations, Retaliation Investigations, IA Investigations
*U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) as a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) *Published co-writer of Multicultural Law Enforcement: Strategies for Peacekeeping in a Diverse Society, 7th Edition by Pearson *Published co-writer of Multicultural and Diversity Strategies for the Fire Service by Pearson *Retired Oregon State Police Sergeant with 26 years of service *Former Local Government Personnel Institute Human Resources Investigator *Current adjunct professor at Eastern State Oregon University teaching Multiculturalism in Emergency Services *Current adjunct professor at Portland Community College teaching Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice Professions and Civil Liability in Criminal Justice *U.S. Army Veteran serving in the Military Police Corp *Retired Commissioned Officer from the U.S. Army Reserves

Timothy M. Dixon, J.D.

Pennsylvania
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Police, Civil Rights, Constitutional, Law, Misconduct, Search, Seizure, Arrest, False Arrest, False Imprisonment, Wrongful Death, Law Enforcement, Police Practice, Police Procedure, Excessive Force, Use of Force
28 years of legal and law enforcement experience combined (19.5 years practicing law and 8.5 years as a sworn police officer) Member of the Maryland Bar-2001 Member of the District of Columbia Bar-2004 Legal Instructor-Baltimore Police-2020-Present Criminal Defense/Civil Rights Attorney-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 Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Department 2000-2003

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...

Peter F Wade Decision Validation, LLC

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Postal, Police Practices & Procedures - Certificates of Mailing, Postal automation, Postal contracting procedures, Last mile delivery operations, Money laundering via postal money orders, Postal Inspection Service investigative methods
Since 1994, Mr. Wade has performed pre-trial litigation support in postal related criminal and civil matters, consulted with private industry and government entities re mail receipt, processing, and distribution procedures, mail, personnel and facility security Prior to this, Mr. Wade had a 32 year career with the U.S. Postal Service retiring in 1993 as Assistant Regional Chief Postal Inspector, Northeast Region, with responsibility for implementation of the criminal investigative and security programs of the Postal Inspection Service in the Northeastern United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. He also served as General Manager/Postmaster Caribbean Division, USPS, supervising 3500 postal employees in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In that capacity, he was responsible for all postal operations in the U.S. Caribbean from 1989 through 1991. Expert Witness Experience Mr. Wade has provided expert opinions concerning U.S. Postal Service, rules, and procedures in numerous ...

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

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Reserve officer policy, Body/vehicle cameras, 911 Dispatch for officers, Restraint asphyxiation, DUI, 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 fulltime, 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 this year. Dr. Daniel has thirty years experience in Law Enforcement.

Dan Busken Chief Dan Busken

Greenville, Texas
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...

Michael Corbett, CFE, CEDS, CAMS, PI Corbett Investigative Consulting

The Woodlands, Texas
Police Practices & Procedures, Investigation - Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice, Drug Enforcement/Narcotics, Electronic Surveillance/Title III, Undercover, Confidential Informants, International Operations, Surveillance, Money Laundering, Organized Crime, Search & Seizure, Conspiracy Investigations, Multi-District LItigation
Michael Corbett is an investigations and compliance professional with thirty-five years of leadership in the conduct, management and oversight of complex investigations. After retiring with more than thirty years of service to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Mr. Corbett offers extensive experience in all phases of investigations to include development of investigative leads; witness identification and interviews; evidence collection and analysis; operational planning and litigation support. Areas of specialization include police practices, drug enforcement, organized crime, multi-district litigation, electronic surveillance/Title III, money laundering/financial crimes, federal/state/local agency coordination, development and management of informants, administrative and legal compliance. With proven expertise in sensitive international operations requiring close coordination with foreign government officials and agencies, Mr. Corbett is experienced in working withi...

Kevin R. Madison, PCI,JD,EMT,FF Board Certified Investigator, ASIS, International

Lago Vista, Texas
Security, Police Practices & Procedures - Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Police Chases, High-Speed Pursuit, EMS Fire Police Crashes, Excessive Force, Assaults, Sexual Assaults, Assaults at Hotels, Parking Garage Safety, Parking Lot Safety
Kevin R. Madison is an EXPERT WITNESS in Police, Fire, and Security matters. Former Assistant District Attorney. 8 years’ law enforcement experience as a Police Chief, Investigator, Police Officer, Campus Police Officer, and Deputy Sheriff. 10 years’ Security Supervisor experience as director of security of 27 story 800 student private dormitory at University of Texas (Dobie Center), two-level shopping mall, 6 story parking garage, as well as numerous apartment complexes (Austin and Houston) as director of security for residents' safety. Additional experience as security consultant for several Homeowners Associations. Former city Safety Officer. Black Belt. Defensive Tactics Instructor. Use of Force Instructor. Twelve years’ experience as a Firefighter, Fire Engine Driver, and EMS First Responder. Unlike other security and police expert witnesses, Mr. Madison has decades of experience litigating these cases and firsthand knowledge as a police officer, EMS first responder, firef...

Lenard Vare Carsel & Ayves, Inc.

Kyle, Texas
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - Jails, Prisons, Custody, Electronic Monitoring, home detention, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Classification, Use of Force, In-custody Death, Security, Religious Rights, Negligence, PREA, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jail 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. He is a certified jail manager and a certified project management professional. 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...

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 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, International Homicide Investigators Association, and National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), a...

Greg H. Bristol Human Trafficking Investigations & Training Institute, LLC

Front Royal, Virginia
Police Practices & Procedures, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Human Trafficking Investigations, Domestic Servitude, Forced Labor, Sex Trafficking, Hate Crimes
Greg Bristol is a retired FBI Special Agent and a subject matter expert in the investigations of human trafficking and hate crimes. He applies his FBI expertise to determine the difference between a labor violation and forced labor or the difference between consensual prostitution and sex trafficking. He has taught police officers how to investigate human trafficking and hate crimes since 2006, first as a certified FBI police trainer, and secondly as the President of the Human Trafficking Investigations & Training Institute (HTITI). Mr. Bristol is currently an expert consultant with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime - Training & Technical Assistance Center, where he assists in financial fraud, hate crimes, human trafficking, and government corruption matters. His career as a State Trooper, a Special Agent with the FBI, and as a Special Agent with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction has given him hands-on experience on how to inves...

Suzanne G. Devlin, MSCM

Fairfax Station, Virginia
School Safety, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Investigation, Emergency Preparedness, Police Practices & Procedures
7 years, Supervisor, Safety and Security, Loudoun County Public Schools, Virginia 2 1/2 years, Senior Principal Intelligence Analyst, BAE Systems, Washington, D.C. Retired, Deputy Chief of Police, Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax, Virginia M.S. Degree – Conflict Management, George Mason University (MSCM) 2016 - Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) - Emergency Management Executive Academy Graduate, Leadership Fairfax and Leadership Loudoun Graduate Certificate – Public Manager – George Washington University 15 years college-level teaching experience in Criminal Justice at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. FBI National Academy – 188th Session - Graduate Veteran – United States Marine Corps 2012 - Present: Various professional conferences on School Safety and Security Significant Activities: 2008 – Virginia Governor's State Law Enforcement Command Advisory Group 2007 – National Capital Area Repres...

David T. Sweeney DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC

Seattle, Washington
Law Enf & Criminal Justice, Police Practices & Procedures - 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
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.
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