Deadly/Excessive Force Expert Witnesses

Police & Penal Expert Witness Listings

Expert witnesses who are available to consult and testify regarding deadly and excessive force may be found here. Experts found on this page may consult on issues involving handcuffing, mace, and batons. These experts may also provide reports on in-custody deaths, tasers, and improper arrests. They may also testify regarding police use of force, the use of deadly force, justifiable homicide, nightsticks, vehicle pursuits, martial arts, and self-defense, among other topics.

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Scott A. DeFoe (On-Scene Consulting Group, LLC)

Scott A. DeFoe (On-Scene Consulting Group, LLC)

Retired Sergeant II+1 Los Angeles Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics(SWAT). Worked numerous assignments over the past 29 years to include: SWAT, K9, Vice, Narcotics, Jail Operations, Internal Affairs, Gangs, Crisis Negotiation Team and Patrol.... Learn More ›

Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)

Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)

Referred to by respected and experienced law enforcement and security civil and criminal attorneys as “The expert’s expert.” Representing agency defense and concerned plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys since 1991. On the prevailing side in over... Learn More ›

Charles P. Stephenson (Orion Security Inc. )

Charles P. Stephenson (Orion Security Inc. )

Mr.Stephenson is a former Police Officer, FBI Agent, FBI Police Instructor, FBI - SWAT/Firearms Instructor/Defensive Tactics Instructor and FBI National Academy Instructor. Mr. Stephenson is a certified Firearm's Instructor for the State of Kansas for... Learn More ›

Mr. Ronald G Janota (Expert Witness)

Mr. Ronald G Janota (Expert Witness)

Retired Lieutenant Colonel, from the Illinois State Police, Ronald Janota, has over 28 years of progressive law enforcement experience. He has written, drafted and staffed policies for one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the country. His... Learn More ›

Philip P. Hayden, Ed.D. (Philip Hayden & Associates)

Philip P. Hayden, Ed.D. (Philip Hayden & Associates)

Dr. Hayden, a retired Supervisory Special Agent of the FBI, is a court-certified expert witness in the areas of Use of Force, Tactical Training, and Mental Mindset during high-risk situations. In the Police Use of Force/Special Tactics expert witness... Learn More ›
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W. D. "Dan" Libby

Location: Florida and Georgia
Areas of Expertise: A 38-year veteran of law enforcement, both as a Sheriff’s Chief Deputy and as a Chief of Police, Chief Dan Libby now teaches law enforcement and criminal justice and serves as a consulting expert and expert...
Richard Lichten (Lt. Ret.) (Police and Jail Procedures, Inc.)

Richard Lichten (Lt. Ret.) (Police and Jail Procedures, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Richard Lichten (Lt. Retired) has thirty years of expertise in police and jail procedures and tactics. He has provided expert testimony in Federal and Superior Courts in a number of states in: - Police...
Steven T Baker, CPP, PSP, PCI (VTI Associates)

Steven T Baker, CPP, PSP, PCI (VTI Associates)

Location: Nevada and Texas
Areas of Expertise: Steve is President of VTI Associates and has over 30 years of experience providing security, training, and investigative services. Steve has a Master of Science Degree in Security Administration from...
Robert Drago (Eye to Eye Consultants)

Robert Drago (Eye to Eye Consultants)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Eye to Eye Consultants offers expert witnesses and police consultants in the area of law enforcement and police operations, specializing in best police practices and policies. Our services are available...
Robert R. Pusins (Police Practices and Procedures Experts)

Robert R. Pusins (Police Practices and Procedures Experts)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Robert Pusins is a retired (2018) law enforcement professional with over 35 years of progressive law enforcement experience including over 30 years of service with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department...
Roy G Taylor (Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group)

Roy G Taylor (Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group)

Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Current Chief of Police with over 39 years of experience in a wide range of federal, state, local and private criminal justice leadership positions. Areas of expertise include: training; use of force...
Charles J. Key, Sr. (Key Associates)

Charles J. Key, Sr. (Key Associates)

Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Key Associates is a group of highly competent men and women whose professional experience encompasses the entire spectrum of police related subjects. Some of their areas of expertise include: police training,...
Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP (Comprehensive Medical Legal Consultants, LLC)

Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP (Comprehensive Medical Legal Consultants, LLC)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jennifer L'Hommedieu Stankus, MD, JD, FACEP is a national leader in emergency medicine. She works as a clinical faculty physician in the emergency medicine residency program at Madigan Army Medical...
Joseph A Pollini (Police Expert, Inc.)

Joseph A Pollini (Police Expert, Inc.)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired Lieutenant Commander of the New York City Police Department, having served for more than 33 years. During my tenure with the NYPD, I have served in the ranks of police officer, detective,...
Robert A. Gardner, CPP

Robert A. Gardner, CPP

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: "Expert Professional Not Professional Expert" - I am a Board Certified security professional with multi-state security consultant, private patrol and private investigator "Qualified Manager" licenses....
Chuck Drago (Drago Professional Consultants)

Chuck Drago (Drago Professional Consultants)

Location: Alaska
Areas of Expertise: Chuck Drago is a former Police Chief and plice instructor who provides consulting and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in a variety of police practices including use of...
Donald J. Decker, CPP (Robson Forensic Inc.)

Donald J. Decker, CPP (Robson Forensic Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Police Practices & Procedures, Premises Security Expert Don is a trained and experienced police and security professional with more than 34 years of experience. His comprehensive expertise comes from...
James I Ebert (Scientific Photo Analysis and Mapping / Ebert & Associates Inc.)

James I Ebert (Scientific Photo Analysis and Mapping / Ebert & Associates Inc.)

Location: New Mexico
Areas of Expertise: Dr. James I. Ebert, Certified Photogrammetrist (ASPRS), has over 31 years experience in the analysis, evaluation, measurement, and mapping of data contained in photographs and other images, in all areas...
ROBERT G SCHNEIDER MD JD

ROBERT G SCHNEIDER MD JD

Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: ROBERT G SCHNEIDER MD JD Physician and Attorney well versed in standard of care issues, negligence, causation, injury and damages. For Plaintiff: how to avoid flawed cases. For Defendant: how to find...
Russell Kolins (Russell Kolins Associates)

Russell Kolins (Russell Kolins Associates)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Russell Kolins is a multi-state court qualified expert in liqour liability, bar security and premises security liability. He is also a Board Certified Criminal Defense Investigator and former nightclub...
Jon M Shane (Jon M. Shane Associates)

Jon M Shane (Jon M. Shane Associates)

Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Shane is a retired police captain from Newark, NJ. He holds a BS, MA, and PhD in criminal justice from Rutgers University. He is currently a tenured faculty member at John Jay College of Criminal...
William H. Nesbitt, CPP (Security Management Services International)

William H. Nesbitt, CPP (Security Management Services International)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Bill Nesbitt, who is a Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP) since 1978, as well as a Certified CPTED Practitioner. Bill is the President of Security Management Services International, Inc. Bill...
John G. Peters, Jr. (John G. Peters, Jr. & Associates)

John G. Peters, Jr. (John G. Peters, Jr. & Associates)

Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: A former law enforcement administrator, police officer, deputy sheriff, and member of the United States Secret Service Defensive Tactics Advisory Panel, Dr. Peters is an AELE Certified Litigation Specialist...
Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates, Inc.)

Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates, Inc.)

Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Daniel B. Kennedy began his career in criminal justice and security administration as a civilian crime analyst with the Detroit Police Department in 1966. Over the next decade, Dr. Kennedy also served...
Salma S. Khan, M.D. (Salma S. Khan, M.D.)

Salma S. Khan, M.D. (Salma S. Khan, M.D.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I graduated from the Stanford University psychiatry program in 1998. I have been board certified in psychiatry since 2000. I have subspecialty certification in consultation liaison psychiatry (inpatient...
Michael J. Canaan (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)

Michael J. Canaan (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC is a Forensic Security Premises Liability Expert with over 42 years’ experience in military and civil law enforcement, as well as, corporate and private sector security and...
James M Miller (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)

James M Miller (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)

Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Warnings & Instructions - Workplace Safety - Vehicle Accidents - Consumer Product Safety - Chemical Safety - Premise Liability - and much more. Principal Experts: Dr. James Miller, PE, PhD – – – Mark...
Emanuel Kapelsohn (The Peregrine Corporation)

Emanuel Kapelsohn (The Peregrine Corporation)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Emanuel Kapelsohn, President of The Peregrine Corporation, is an internationally recognized firearms training and use of force consultant. Since 1980, he has instructed thousands of police and security...
R. Paul McCauley (Criminologist)

R. Paul McCauley (Criminologist)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Specialist to assist plaintiff and defense attorneys in police, security, and corrections litigation. Fellow American College of Forensic Examiners and full-time (1973-2010) university professor of criminology....
Adam Bercovici (Titan National, Investigations and Consulting)

Adam Bercovici (Titan National, Investigations and Consulting)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired LAPD Lieutenant with thirty years of Law Enforcement experience. Currently I am available for police defense, security operations, criminal investigation analysis, tactical analysis and...
Robert T Johnson (Law Enforcement Policy & Practices Consultant)

Robert T Johnson (Law Enforcement Policy & Practices Consultant)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Robert Johnson is a thirty-two year law enforcement veteran, retired Lieutenant Colonel from the Illinois State Police. He serves as a private consultant and expert witness regarding law enforcement policies...
Chief D. P. Van Blaricom (D.P. Van Blaricom, Inc.)

Chief D. P. Van Blaricom (D.P. Van Blaricom, Inc.)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Chief D.P. Van Blaricom has been retained as a police practices expert in over 1,900 matters of police-related litigation throughout the United States. He is a retired police chief with BA and MPA degrees,...
Linda Bernard, RN, LNC, CCHP-RN (Linda Bernard Consulting)

Linda Bernard, RN, LNC, CCHP-RN (Linda Bernard Consulting)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Linda Bernard Consulting provides an array of independent consulting services to attorneys, jails, prisons and insurance carriers. Services include development and/or review of Correctional Health Care, ...
Mark Withrow, CHPP, CFLC, CFC, FABFE, CMI, FACFEI, CFLC (Golden Gate Security Consulting)

Mark Withrow, CHPP, CFLC, CFC, FABFE, CMI, FACFEI, CFLC (Golden Gate Security Consulting)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: -Nationally certified Forensic Consultant and Medical Investigator -Nationally published author, lecturer, and instructor -Workplace Violence Intervention/Hostile Terminations -Violent Threat...
Michael Levine (Trial Consultant / Expert Witness)

Michael Levine (Trial Consultant / Expert Witness)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Michael Levine, during his now five decades of trial experience has qualified as an expert witness, for both prosecution and plaintiff as well defense, in federal and state courts in 19 states, Puerto...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, insurance agencies, government entities and many other industries with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts...
Consolidated Consultants

Consolidated Consultants

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)

Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Unrivaled qualifications in Police and Security Best Practices as an Olympic Games Security Administrator, Retired Police Chief, Probation Chief, & Concert Public Safety Director. Qualified in Large Public...
NYPDTRUTH.COM (Police Experts)

NYPDTRUTH.COM (Police Experts)

Location: Florida and New York
Areas of Expertise: Providing their expertise in criminal investigation procedures to attorneys nationwide, retired NYPD Detectives John J. Baeza and Joseph Guida use their combined 35+ years of law enforcement experience...
Tim Gravette (Gravette Consulting LLC)

Tim Gravette (Gravette Consulting LLC)

Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Tim Gravette is a retired Associate Warden with the Federal Bureau of Prisons with 20 years of experience. He has worked in eight different facilities which included all security levels with two being...
Walter P Signorelli

Walter P Signorelli

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), having served for more than (31) thirty-one years. Currently, I am a practicing attorney, an adjunct professor of law and police science...