John C. Villines LLC

John C. Villines LLC

John C. Villines, MS, ICPS, CPP

431 Amys Ford Trail Cleveland, GA 30528

About the Expert

Nationally recognized expert in crime prevention and security management; 30+ years providing services to attorneys, businesses, government entities, and others. Education: Harvard (post-graduate work in Statistics, relevant in Daubert venues); Bellevue, MS in Security Management; GSU, BS in Urban Studies. Since 1979, Security Consultant, Author, Seminar Presenter: Security Negligence and Premises Liability.

Areas of Expertise

  • Premises Liability
  • Security

Expert's Profile

John Villines has dedicated his adult life to security management and crime prevention.

He started in the security field as a patrol officer over 30 years ago and quickly rose through the ranks into management positions.

Appointed by the Governor to serve on the Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies; elected by his colleagues as Chair of that Board from 2004 to 2007 and again in 2010.

He holds certifications from two international entities: one in Security Management and the other in Crime Prevention.

A former POST-certified instructor for advanced and specialized training of police officers, he maintains current board certification as an instructor for security and investigations.

Mr. Villines developed the Crime Prevention Specialist training program for the State of Georgia and authored a portion of the training text used by the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners.

As a security consultant, Mr. Villines has provided services to private industry, the United States Government, law enforcement agencies, community organizations and others.

Personal Achievements


  • Harvard: post-graduate work in Statistics, relevant in Daubert venues
  • Bellevue University. Master of Science, Security Management
  • Georgia State University, Bachelor of Science, Urban Studies (Field of Concentration: Criminal Justice)


  • Crime Prevention Specialist – International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners
  • Certified Protection Professional – ASIS International
  • National Crime Prevention Specialist (Level II; Advanced Certification) - National Crime Prevention Association
  • Board Certified Instructor for Security Personnel and Investigators POST-certified Instructor for police

Special Training

  • Crime Analysis, Georgia Police Academy, Alpha Group Learning Center
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Alpha Group Learning Center
  • Crime Prevention, National Crime Prevention Institute


  • The American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
  • International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners
  • International Association of Crime Analysts
  • Atlanta Crime Commission High-tech Crime Task Force
  • Justice Research and Statistics Association


  • "Training...Asset or Risk" Security Magazine
  • “Personal Safety Training Curriculum” – Chapter in book published by International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners
  • The Shopping Center Security Newsletter - Editor
  • "Crime Prevention Specialist" - Georgia Police Academy
  • "Personal Safety Self-Evaluation Instrument"
  • "Blend Security Expertise With Client Needs" – Security World
  • "The Six Million Dollar Security Officer" – Shopping Center World

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