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The listings below are all Police Practices and Activities expert witnesses and consultants.
Featured ListingsCurtis J. Cope Consulting, Inc
Curtis J. Cope
Huntington Beach, CA
California POST Master Instructor, Federal/State court-recognized expert. Some areas include: Use of Force, Training, Supervision, Police Practices, DUI, SWAT expertise. 29 years Law Enforcement experience; 42 years of law enforcement teaching and over 15,000 personnel trained.
As a consultant I consult on crime foreseeability and preventability as it relates to security and premises issues relating to crime victimization, criminal acts, private security and police policies, training and practices. I have fourteen years of extensive federal and state court trial and deposition experience.
Michael Levine, Consulting
Michael Levine, Federal Agent, Retired
Stone Ridge, NY
Michael Levine is a 50-year courtroom veteran as a supervisory federal agent, police instructor and police trial consultant. His expert trial testimony in Use of Force, Undercover Tactics, Informants, Blind Mules, Money Laundering, Narcotics trafficking, Interrogations and all facets of criminal investigations has been accepted in Federal and State courts in 19 states, Puerto Rico, and numerous foreign nations. In January 2008, he authored the Police Student Manual "Undercover Tactics and Informant Handling" for the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services. Since his retirement from the Drug Enforcement Administration in 1990, he has been retained on more than 500 civil and criminal actions, depending on the facts, working for plaintiffs, defendants and police agencies. A list of his latest cases may be found at www.policetrialexpert.com.
Expert ListingsECJM Consultants Inc.
New York, NY
Retired NYPD Captain of Detectives, with 40+ years experience in all phases of Police Work. Expert in Investigations, Tactics, Operations, Conduct, Training, Use of Force, High-Speed Chases, Death in Custody, and Shootings. Plaintiff and Defense.
J.A. Williams, LLC, Police Consultant
James A. Williams, Ph.D.
Cherry Hill, NJ
Dr. James A. Williams is a former Municipal Police Chief and a retired United States Department of Justice DEA Senior Executive and Chief of Organized Crime DEA Task forces. Part of his tenure at the USDOJ was spent as Mobile Chief of International Police Training. As a U.S. Diplomat to the Caribbean, he administered operational oversight to mission essential law enforcement and police training programs. He has been certified in Domestic and International Courts as an Expert in Police Policy, Practices,Procedures & Training. He has met State and Federal Court Standards of the Daubert Challenges. As an Associate Member ( Academic ) of the American Bar Association, he serves on the ABA Criminal Justice Section Committee. Dr. Williams' consulting and expert witness specialties for both Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys includes Wrongful Death - Wrongful Shooting - Excessive Force - Wrongful Arrest - Civil Rights Violations. Dr. Williams has been Court Certified as an Expert Witness in matters of Premises Liability involving Firearms and Excessive Force. Dr. Williams is currently on staff as an Adjunct Professor in the Law & Justice Department at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey.
I am a retired 30 year LAPD lieutenant and Expert for criminal defense, plaintiff, security, and premise liability cases. During my career I was directly responsible for managing officer-involved shooting scenes, investigations and undercover operations. I helped create and write the updated LAPD policy on undercover and plain clothes tactics.
R. Paul McCauley, PhD, FACFE
Police & Security Expert
Assist Plaintiff/Defense attorneys. Police and Security Policies, Practices, and Operations. Senior University Professor, former Security Manager, Police Trainer, Fulbright Scholar, Australia. Board-certified.
On-Target Solutions Group, Inc.
I served as an executive/chief of police for three different law enforcement agencies, with the unique opportunity to start a police department from inception. I am the president and founder of the On-Target Solutions Group which provides consulting and training to law enforcement and government organizations. Our offerings are on a wide range of law enforcement practice topics including leadership and supervision, internal affairs investigations, use of force, best practices, and recruiting and applicant background investigations. Our training is approved by a state authorities with thousands of government personnel trained nationwide.
McMahon & Associates
Juries like our explanations of concepts and activities. Qualified expertise in multiple fields of endeavor. Prior law enforcement, intelligence collection, security (people, Information, data systems, asset protection). Twenty five years full time experience from patrolman to Assistant Chief of Police. Jim has testified in security risk cases of identity disclosure, double homicides, assaults, bar fights and thefts of intellectual property. twenty years as a reserve officer / sergeant / lieutenant responsible for managing investigations of sexual assault, child exploitation, computer crimes and pre-employment background investigations. Work with US Customs, FBI, Department of Justice and sworn as a special deputy US Marshal. Extensive work in the Silicon Valley.
Oakton Community College
George Klein, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus
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, and the riots in Ferguson and in Baltimore. In 2018, he published an article entitled, On the Death of Sandra Bland: A Case of Anger and Indifference. He has also published articles on hostage negotiation and terrorism. In 2007, he published a book entitled, The Adventure: The Quest For My Romanian Babies. George Klein taught at Oakton Community College for 43 years. He is a Professor Emeritus.
California Association Of Tactical Trainers
San Francisco, CA
Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent-Retired. 24 years of experience involving investigations, law enforcement training, special operations tactics, undercover and security assignments. Expert Witness with 25 years of consultation, deposition and court room testimony experience with police litigation cases involving use of force, officer involved shootings, firearms, threat assessment, arrest and control procedures, security/vulnerability assessments, SWAT and sniper team operations, defensive tactics, tactical operations command, patrol and plain clothes officer tactics, bullet trajectory ballistics, undercover operations, law enforcement training, warrant service, less lethal and impact munitions, distraction devices, breaching tactics and equipment, critical incident command and control, force management accountability, active shooter response procedures.
Roland Park Security Consulting
Jerry "Buz" Busnuk has spent more than 30 years in law enforcement and security positions and now consults in those and other security related areas. He retired as a captain from the Baltimore City Police force, where he oversaw field operations in a high-crime district of about 200 personnel. He has a Master's in Public Administration.
On-Scene Consulting, LLC
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.
Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group
The Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group offers expert witness consultants specializing in law enforcement operations. We provide consulting and expert witness consultation to attorneys, insurance industry, and facilities involved in litigation. When you need a law enforcement expert, we specialize in police policies, use of force to include deadly force, electronic control devices, less than lethal weapons, high speed vehicle pursuits, failure to train, negligent retention, K-9 utilization, and failure to supervise.
RRB Systems International
Roy Bedard specializes in national and international police standards regarding law enforcement training curriculum, policy development and actual application of police and public safety use of force. Bedard has been qualified in Federal Court as a defensive tactics, use of force and combat stress expert. He evaluates incidents to determine grounds for excessive force claims and reviews criteria for establishing the legal use of force and deadly force.
Law Enforcement Policy And Practices Consultant
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 retained in over 100 cases and 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.
Professor Gregory Gilbertson provides attorneys with expert witness analysis and opinions on topics including excessive force, false arrest, police misconduct, self-defense, and police practices and procedures. He has been found competent to testify in US District Court. He has consulted with lawyers and law firms on nearly 60 cases in 14 states. A complete listing of his casework can be found at gilbertson-investigations.com.
David OLaughlin LLC
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..
Brewer And Associates
Mr. Brewer has 26 years of law enforcement experience through the rank of Assistant Chief with the California Highway Patrol. His subject matter expertise is in police practices use of force and shooting incidents pursuits criminal civil and administrative investigations traffic enforcement and traffic management.
Daniel Bowman, Mr.
Daniel Bowman, Mr.
Mr. Bowman has served as a consultant and expert witness in civil and criminal cases. He has been ruled as being qualified to offer opinion in the training, use and deployment of police service dogs, in federal, state and municipal courts. He is available to review pertinent information and evidence in canine related cases for the purpose of rendering an unbiased opinion as to the facts and circumstances presented.
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