Find a Deadly or Excessive Force Expert
Experts in the use of firearms, blunt/sharp instruments, nightsticks, vehicle pursuits, martial arts or any force likely to cause serious injury or death, including the legal implications from the use of the force. Deadly or Excessive Force experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in Massachusetts legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in Massachusetts.
The listings below are of Deadly or Excessive Force experts serving Massachusetts; these experts reside in Massachusetts, in the South West US region, or elsewhere.
Expert ListingsDavid W. OLaughlin
Director of Training & Use of Force Consultant
I am an experienced, innovative leader in the world of law enforcement training.Having been directly involved in the training of police officers for more than thirty years, I have obtained certification in a multitude of disciplines and have become a Master Instructor and Force Science Analyst. As an expert witness I have provided expert incident analysis and testified in both court and deposition in matters of police use of force, up to and including deadly force.
Michael Levine, Consulting
Michael Levine, Trial Consultant/Expert Witness
Stone Ridge, NY
Retired DEA Supervisory Officer. 45 years exp. Court-qualified expert in Federal and State courts in 17 states 8 foreign countries. Use-of-force, Police Involved Shootings, Undercover & Informant-handling tactics, blind mule defense, Interrogations, Title III, RICO, Narcotic enforcement all facets. Http://www.policetrailexpert.com for details
Michael D. Lyman, Ph.D.
Police Practices & Procedures Expert
Nationally recognized author in police procedure. Forty years as senior criminal investigator, certified police use of force trainer and professor of criminal justice. 27-year publishing record.
On-Scene Consulting, LLC
Scott A. DeFoe
Huntington Beach, CA
Expert for both Defense and Plaintiff on police practices, use of force and private security throughout the United States. Retired LAPD SWAT Sergeant II+1. During 26 year-career worked numerous specialized assignments such as: K9, SWAT, Patrol, Training, Jail Operations and VICE. Presently an Executive Director of Security in the private sector.
Police and Jail Procedures, Inc.
Richard Lichten, CLS
Santa Clarita, CA
Richard Lichten, CLS (Lt. Retired) has over thirty years of experience in procedures and tactics in police patrol, detectives, narcotics, and large jails (5,000 inmates). He has provided expert testimony in federal and state courts in lethal and less-lethal use of force, use of the TASER, exigent v. non-exigent police entry, citizens right to resist excessive force by the police, Code-3 driving, prison inmate culture, jail-made weapons, gang vs. non-gang attacks on staff, inmate safety checks, jail medical care issues, inmate housing, excited delirium, jail disturbance/riots, forced cell removals. Opines in both defense and plaintiff civil cases, and opines in criminal cases for the defense and prosecution. www.policeandjailprocedures.com
Law Enforcement Policy and Practices Consultant
Robert T. Johnson
PALOS HEIGHTS, IL
Robert Johnson is a retired Lieutenant Colonel - Illinois State Police. Johnson continues to serve as a private consultant and expert witness regarding law enforcement policies and practices. He has been qualified in state & federal courts. He also conducts sensitive internal investigations. Johnson currently serves as an Assessor for the C.A.L.E.A. and has reviewed the operations of approximately thirty law enforcement agencies nationwide seeking accreditation.