USE OF FORCE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-279144
This qualified expert served for 31 years with the Miami Dade Police Department, the largest police department in the Southeastern US. He holds his MS in public management from St. Thomas University and is certified as a police firearms instructor, police defensive tactics instructor, and a crime prevention practitioner all in the state of Florida. This expert has been training police recruits and law enforcement officers in defensive tactics, firearms, patrol tactics, ...
Expert Witness: E-007813
This expert been retained as an expert in more than one hundred (100) cases and has been qualified and testified at several civil trials in state and federal courts. This expert most frequently has been retained on cases regarding use of force, false arrest, police pursuits/emergency vehicle response but has also been retained in several other areas. He has conducted several Sensitive Internal Investigations as an independent investigator for numerous municipalities and ...
Expert Witness: E-151821
This expert served 32 years with the San Francisco Police Department in a variety of different capacities. He began his experience as a police officer for nine years in patrol, and then went on to serve as a Sergeant and Inspector in the Investigations Bureau for over four years investigating Violent Crimes, Auto Theft, Burglary and Domestic Violence. He went on to serve as a Commander in the Patrol Bureau, Investigations Bureau, and over the Tactical Company and ...
Expert Witness: E-091078
This expert is a retired police officer and owner of a police training and consulting firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management, a Masters of Science in Psychology and is completing a doctoral degree in Performance Psychology. He is a Certified Criminal Investigator with the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute and a Force Science Certified Analyst with the Force Science Institute He currently teaches the application of Human Factors ...
Expert Witness: E-185037
This highly qualified expert served for 32 years in the Canadian Regional Police Service. He earned his BA in Political Science followed by a post-graduate certification in Police Management Sciences from Dalhousie University. He is licensed in numerous areas, including Immediate Action Rapid Deployment, Criminal Investigations Level 4, Incident Command Levels 1 and 2, Major Case Management, and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. He is also a three-time ...
Expert Witness: E-033985
Instructor for a regional training institution for police officers, providing training in Field Training and Evaluation Program, PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor, PPCT Spontaneous Knife Defense Instructor and cadre member for the First Line Supervisory Skills course. Adjunct Faculty for a regional law enforcement academy. Providing export training in Instructor Development, Use of Force Instructor, Field Training and Evaluation Program (San Jose Model), FTO ...
Expert Witness: E-007703
This expert has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement with 20 of those years in the Drug Enforcement Administration. At the DEA, he worked in various positions including Resident Agent in Charge and Inspector. He currently owns a consulting & investigative services firm and works as a Private Investigator specializing in Consulting and Private and Executive Securities.
Expert Witness: E-297995
This highly qualified expert has over 20 years of experience as a criminal justice educator and law enforcement trainer. He received his Associates in police science from Madison Area Technical College and his Bachelors in criminal justice administration from Mount Scenario College. He also earned his Master's in public administration and a diploma from the Law Enforcement Academy at Madison Area Technical College. He served with the Wisconsin Dells Police Department as ...
Expert Witness: E-035256
This expert earned her BS in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA. She holds an NCC certification as an inpatient obstetric nurse (RNC-OB) and a Healthy Children's Project certification as a lactation counselor (CLC). He formerly served as a labor and delivery nurse at St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of St. Raphael, San Antonio Community Hospital, and Midstate Medical Center. She currently serves as a labor and delivery nurse a major medical center in Boston, ...
Expert Witness: E-009161
This expert is a Criminal Justice consultant and expert witness for private and government attorneys on criminal and civil matters. He is qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts on police procedures, tactics, firearms, and the use of force. This expert can provide formal written declarations in federal and state criminal and civil proceedings as law enforcement subject matter expert and is has also qualified several times as an expert in federal court ...

USE OF FORCE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Violent Police Chase Results In Civilian Casualties USE OF FORCE Expert Case

Violent Police Chase Results In Civilian Casualties

…  case involves a family of 5 that was caught in the crossfire of a police chase. Several officers were pursuing a man suspected of burglary in a high-speed chase. As …

City Law Enforcement Accused of Suppressing Officer Misconduct Case USE OF FORCE Expert Case

…  involves an investigation delay following the shooting of a civilian child by a police officer. The officer in question was …  was walking in a local park designated for recreational use when she allegedly witnessed a drug deal between an adult and the …

Excessive Use of Force by Police Leads to Paralysis, Permanent Injuries USE OF FORCE Expert Case

…  case involves two internal affairs officers who were pursuing a suspect wanted on assault and weapons charges. …  approximately 50 times, even though he complied with the officers’ instructions and did not fight back. He is now paralyzed from the …  teeth, a large laceration to his forehead and swelling of his skull. A recent CT scan also revealed a previously undiscovered brain …

Unarmed Man is Killed While Fleeing Police USE OF FORCE Expert Case

Unarmed Man is Killed While Fleeing Police

…  during an altercation in a public park in Boston, Massachusetts. The man was reportedly loitering on a bench in the park during the early evening. A number of officers responded to citizens’ reports that the man was reportedly …

Police Officers Use Excessive Force Against Mentally Ill Person USE OF FORCE Expert Case

…  plaintiff in this case had an extensive history of mental illness. On the day in question, his ex-wife called 911 and reported …  officers responded, and started talking to him. He refused to allow the officers to enter, and would only talk with them through the …

Teacher Uses Excessive Force and Chokes Student USE OF FORCE Expert Case

Teacher Uses Excessive Force and Chokes Student

…  a thirteen-year-old student who was waiting with a group of students to enter his middle school at the south entrance of the building. A …  the teacher. The student’s parents sued the school for use of force and negligence in causing their son’s …

Nursing Home Expert Witness Comments on Elderly Abuse Case USE OF FORCE Expert Case

Nursing Home Expert Witness Comments on Elderly Abuse Case

…  case involves alleged elderly abuse by a nurse in a nursing home. The plaintiff, in this case, was a …  a nurse who only worked during the day, and was unaware of the plaintiff’s condition. During the night, the nurse found the plaintiff …  plaintiff responded, and the defendant/nurse grabbed her forcefully to pull her back to her room. The plaintiff became frightened and …