Deadly/Excessive Force Expert Witnesses

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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, officer involved shootings, murder investigations, homicide investigations, 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)
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.)
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 (The Orion Group dba Crime Scene Plus    )
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, Use of Force/Firearm's Instructor for the... Learn More ›

Adam Bercovici (Titan National Consulting, LLC CA PI 188557 )
I am a retired LAPD Lieutenant with forty years of Law Enforcement and combined security experience. I am also the former owner and CEO of a major security company in Southern California. I am a licensed private investigator in California. My areas... Learn More ›

David Breder (Eunomia Consulting LLC)
David Breder retired from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service as a Special Agent, having served in leadership assignments which include team lead, Supervisory Special Agent, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Special Agent in Charge, and Deputy Assistant... Learn More ›
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Christopher Darcy (Fairfax Consulting Group LLC.)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Retired Undersheriff of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department with over 32 years of experience. Chris is uniquely qualified to deliver an evidence-based case assessment and expert opinion. Christopher...
William J Cousins (WJ Cousins & Associates LLC)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: William Cousins has over 35 years of experience in both law enforcement and security. Mr. Cousins is uniquely qualified to offer services as an expert witness, litigation support, security consultant and...
Jeffrey P. Jannarone (Exigent Group Limited)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Jeff Jannarone is a nationally recognized and highly qualified expert in dram shop, premises liability and public safety practices. He uses his experience to address the standard of care in the sale or...
Jerry Rodriguez (JR Investigative and Consulting Group (FL. A 3200081  C 3200062))
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: All States Use of Force (Lethal and Less Lethal) -Investigative policies and procedures, review, adjudication, and reality-based training scenarios Police Corruption / Internal Administrative Investigations Vice...
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...
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...
David T Sweeney (DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: David Sweeney (SPD Ret.), is a 34-year veteran police leader. He regularly assists with police expert witness services in areas such as police pursuits, use of force, less lethal weapons, de-escalation,...
Michael Gerard (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael Gerard Police Practices & Premises Security Expert Michael Gerard is an expert in Police Practices and Premises Security with 25 years of professional experience in law enforcement. Mike’s...
Lawrence M. Hunter (LMH Consulting Services)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired captain from the Waterbury Police Department in Waterbury, Connecticut. During my time, I instructed numerous courses, including Implicit Bias, Human Behavior (psychology), Civil Complaints,...
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...
Craig McLaren
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Vastly Experienced Police Expert. Over 31 years as a Los Angeles Police Officer. Expertise in General Police Procedure, Community Based Policing, Patrol Car, Bicycle, and Foot beat tactics. Worked Los...
Charles Ahmad, CPP (Group Nine Risk Consulting)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Charlie Ahmad is the founding partner of Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, asset protection, and security training. Charlie founded Group Nine Risk Consulting...
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,...
Roy G Taylor (Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: Current Chief of Police with over 40 years of experience in a wide range of federal, state, local, and private criminal justice leadership positions. Areas of expertise include use of force, deadly &...
Linda Bernard, RN, 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, ...
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....
Michael Levine (Trial Consultant / Expert Witness)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: PROFILE: MICHAEL LEVINE TRIAL CONSULTANT/EXPERT WITNESS Michael Levine is one of the most decorated Supervisory Agents in the history of the Drug Enforcement Administration. A US Law Enforcement Procedure...
Brian O'Donnell (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Brian O’Donnell’s 25+ years in law enforcement included extensive investigative, operational, leadership and training experiences. As a police officer and supervisor with the Charlottesville, Virginia...
Mark Withrow CFLC, CHPP, CFC, CMI (Golden Gate Security Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Withrow specializes in Security and Police Practices & Procedures with a focus on Premises Liability, Hotel and Restaurant Safety, Crime Foreseeability, Negligence & Liability, Use of Force, Over...
ROBERT DEAN (BOBBY DEAN INVESTIGATIONS)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Robert “Bobby” Dean is a well-known, highly regarded and highly respected Homicide Investigator within the Southern California law enforcement community. He achieved a reputation as one of the most...
Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Unrivaled qualifications in Police and Security Best Practices. Olympic Games Security Administrator, Retired Police Chief, Probation Chief, & Concert Public Safety Director. Qualified in Large Public...
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...
Benedict J Tisa (Ben Tisa and Associates)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: FBI Special Agent-Retired with 24 years of service involving criminal investigations, weapons and tactics subject matter expert, training, SWAT, expert witness case assignments. Expert Witness with 26...
Robert Grant, III, Esq (Integrated Operational Policing, Incorporation)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: iOPolicing remains the premier resource for expert testimony, case studies and evaluation, agency support, and advancing the area of Police Sciences. The founder of Integrated Operational Police, LLC.,...
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...
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,...
Michael Pearl (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael Pearl Police Practices & Premises Security Expert Michael Pearl is a premises security and police practices expert with more than two decades of professional experience. As an expert at Robson...
Kevin R. Madison, CPP, PI, PCI, EMT, FF (Kevin R. Madison Expert Witness & Consulting, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: POLICE, SECURITY, USE OF FORCE, POLICE PURSUIT AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE CRASH EXPERT. Kevin Madison is UNIQUELY CROSS-QUALIFIED IN POLICE, SECURITY, FIRE, EMS, AND SAFETY ARENAS. Former Police Chief, Investigator,...
Salma S. Khan, M.D. (Salma S. Khan, M.D.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I graduated from the Stanford University Psychiatry Residency program in 1998. I have been board certified in Psychiatry since 2000. I have subspecialty certification in Consultation-liaison psychiatry. I...
Paul M. Adee (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Adee is a corrections expert with over three decades of experience in correctional and courthouse facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic, Paul’s forensic casework involves the policies, procedures,...
Daniel Brown (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Daniel Brown served in the Law Enforcement profession for nearly 22 years, with close to 28 years of combined policing and military service. He is a seasoned professional with proven leadership skills....
Beth A Mohr (The McHard Firm - Offices in Albuquerque & San Diego - Practicing Nationwide)
Location: California and New Mexico
Areas of Expertise: Beth A. Mohr, CFE, CFCS, CAMS, CCCI, MPA, PI, is a Law Enforcement / Police Practices expert with over 30 years of sworn and non-sworn investigative experience. Ms. Mohr is credentialed as a Nationally...
Steven J Helfand
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Helfand is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of direct Correctional Mental Health and Health leadership experience. He has overseen the mental health and health service delivery in over 50...
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...
Jennifer Coffindaffer (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Jennifer Coffindaffer is a retired FBI Special Agent and law enforcement expert for Eagle. With her extensive law enforcement background and qualifications, Ms. Coffindaffer provides case consultation,...
Michael J. Canaan, CPP, CFLC (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Michael J. Canaan, CPP CFLC, is a Premises Liability Expert Witness with over 45 years of experience in military and civil law enforcement and corporate and private sector security and investigative positions. Assignments...
James M. Miller, PE, PhD (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Warnings & Instructions - Workplace Safety - Vehicle Accidents - Consumer Product Safety - Chemical Safety - Premises/Pool/Water Other Experts: Mark Lehto, PhD; David Clark, PE, PhD; Adam Olshove, PE,...
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...
Curtis Marshall (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Retired ATF Agent Curtis Marshall spent his career as a top-notch tactical instructor and firearms aficionado. Mr. Marshall has unmatched tactical training and instructional experience. As a member of...
Spencer Fomby (Law Enforcement Tactical Consultants)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Spencer Fomby is a 22-year law enforcement veteran. He is an experienced Police Captain, SWAT Commander and Police trainer. He is currently the training division Captain for a medium-sized police department;...
Michael J Gugliotti (Under the Sun Investigations LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Expert...Police Policy and Procedure; Police Misconduct; Police Liability. Michael is the owner and managing member of Under the Sun Investigations LLC. A 25 year veteran of law enforcement and retired...
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,...
Donald J. Decker, CPP (Exigent Group Limited)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Don is a trained and experienced premises security and police practices professional with approximately 45 years of experience. His broad expertise comes from his experience in all areas of security and...
Chuck J Rylant
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Chuck J. Rylant has 25 years of experience and is a Federal and State Court qualified expert witness in use-of-force, de-escalation, self-defense, strangulation, memory, fight or flight, decision making,...
Brad Smith (Canine Tactical Operations)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Brad Smith retired from the West Covina Police Department in southern California after 30 years of service. I’ve been a K9 trainer for 35+ years, a K9 handler for 20 years, SWAT team member for six years...
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...