POLICE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Domestic Violence Expert Witness Opines on Police Inaction POLICE Expert Case

Domestic Violence Expert Witness Opines on Police Inaction

…  harassment to the City of Chicago Heights (“the City”) police department and Perkins’ parole officer, Agent Bradley (together …  because: 1) The studies she relied upon regarding police responses to domestic violence could not be applied to this case because …

Software Error Contributes to Fatal Shooting POLICE Expert Case

Software Error Contributes to Fatal Shooting

…  of the computer aided dispatch system for a county police department that resulted in the shooting death of two individuals. The …  who were attempting to apprehend a fugitive. There was a police unit that was assigned to the bounty hunters as they entered a …

K-9 Unit Attacks Innocent Bystander POLICE Expert Case

K-9 Unit Attacks Innocent Bystander

…  nor was it identified as being a part of a K-9 unit. The police arrived soon after the incident and claimed they were looking for an …  who had been bitten. An expert witness with specialty in police activities was retained in the …

Police Officer Allegedly Violates Protocol During Arrest POLICE Expert Case

Police Officer Allegedly Violates Protocol During Arrest

On the date in question, officers were dispatched based on a report of a suspicious individual lurking in a wooded area near a suburban neighborhood of Georgia. After the officers made contact with the individual, the suspect fled into the woods on foot, a …

Forensic Expert Witness: Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Suspect POLICE Expert Case

…  case, a police officer accidentally discharged his firearm while in the process of apprehending a suspect in the state of Idaho. The police officer had apparently subdued the suspect after a long car and foot …

Police Officers Use Excessive Force Against Mentally Ill Person POLICE Expert Case

…  and reported that he was drunk and being argumentative. Police officers responded, and started talking to him. He refused to allow the …  taser, and then used a dart taser. After the tasering, the police physically subdued/forced the plaintiff and proceeded to remove the …

Police Allegedly Misuse Drug Testing Kits POLICE Expert Case

Police Allegedly Misuse Drug Testing Kits

…  in a plastic bag. The plaintiff was pulled over on by the police, who proceeded to discover the bag and performed a field narcotics test on the substance. The police officer used a single test kit which returned a negative result; …

Accuracy of K-9 Search Results Questioned POLICE Expert Case

Accuracy of K-9 Search Results Questioned

This case is a criminal case that involves a female who was pulled over for speeding. During the traffic stop, the trooper believed that the defendant was acting suspiciously, at which time he requested that she step out of the vehicle. At that time, anoth …