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)

Recently 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... 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 ›

Robert A. Gardner, CPP

Robert A. Gardner, CPP

"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. My background includes more than 40 years of training... 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 ›

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,...

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,...

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

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Bill Nesbitt, who is a Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP)and the President of Security Management Services International, Inc., has been providing Security Litigation Support Services as a Security...

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...

Ken Wheatley MA CPP (Royal Security Group LLC)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Ken Wheatley MA, CPP is a former FBI Special Agent and global Chief Security Officer. He is a board certified organizational and security management consultant with over 27 years of experience in premises...

Mr. Ronald G Janota (Expert Witness)

Areas of Expertise: 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...

Thomas J Lekan (Thomas J. Lekan Security Consulting LLC)

Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Premise Security, Workplace Violence, Hotel Security, White Collar Crime, Major Crime Cases. I have over twenty-five years of experience in security and ten years in law enforcement. I have been employed...

Michael Levine (Trial Consultant / Expert Witness)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Michael Levine, during his now four decades of trial experience has qualified as an expert (for both prosecution and plaintiff as well defense) in the below listed police procedural areas in federal and...

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...

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...

Cameron K Lindsay (Cameron Lindsay Consulting Services)

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Cameron Lindsay has over 30 years of experience in the criminal justice system as a police officer, college instructor, and correctional administrator. He was a police officer for five years, taught criminal...

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...

Steven T Baker (VTI Associates)

Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Steven T. Baker, CPP, PSP, PCI, is President of VTI Associates, a professional security and investigative firm. Steve has over 27 years of experience providing security, training, and investigative services....

Captain Robert J. Cronin (Northeast Watercraft Accident Reconstruction Specialists)

Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Northeast Watercraft Reconstruction Specialists investigates and reconstructs pleasure craft, personal watercraft and "near coastal" commercial collisions and allisions. The NeWARS team has over fifty...

Robert J Coventry, CPP, CHS (III) (Starside Security & Investigation, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Use of Force Expert Robert Coventry, CPP is Board Certified in security management and has been a Certified Protection Professional since 1999. Mr. Coventry is a licensed in CA and Florida and has been...

Daniel B Kennedy (Forensic Criminology Associates)

Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Daniel Kennedy is a professor of criminal justice and security administration at the University of Detroit Mercy where he has taught courses in police behavior, correctional management and security...

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...

Scott H Reitz (International Tactical Training)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Scott Reitz is a 30 year veteran of the LAPD having served in SWAT and as the primary firearms instructor for the Metropolitan Division and all in-service training for the LAPD. He is a court-qualified...

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...

Charles P. Stephenson (The Orion Group )

Location: Kansas
Areas of Expertise: Mr.Stephenson is a former FBI Agent,FBI Police Instructor,FBI - SWAT/Firearms Instructor/Defensive Tactics Instructor, FBI Flight Instructor,FBI National Academy Instructor. He is a concealed carry firearms...

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...

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,...

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

Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Dr. James Miller, PE, PhD – Mark R. Lehto, PhD – Bradley Cook, PE, BSME, and the other professional staff at Miller Engineering represent degrees in mechanical, agricultural, chemical & biomedical engineering,...

Robert R. Pusins (Robert R. Pusins & Associates, Inc. )

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Robert Pusins is a current law enforcement professional as an Executive Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office (FL), the largest, fully accredited sheriff's office in the US. He has over 32 years of...

Charles (Chuck) Drago (Drago Professional Consultants)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Chuck Drago is a former Police Chief who provides consulting and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in a variety of police practices including use of force, Taser, officer...

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

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Richard Lichten, CLS (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: -...

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...

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...

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...

Professor Gregory Gilbertson (Expert Witness - Private Investigator)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Moral authority matters in the courtroom. Professor Gregory Gilbertson has earned the respect of judges, prosecutors, and attorneys alike for his lifetime of public service. He is a tenured professor of...

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,...

James A. Williams, Ph.D., CFE (J.A. Williams, LLC)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Williams is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association and serves on the ABA Criminal Justice Committee. He is a Certified Forensic Consultant with the American College of Forensic Examiners...

Gregory D. Lee (Gregory D. Lee, Inc.)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Gregory D. Lee is a retired Supervisory Special Agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and is a former instructor at the FBI Academy. With over 30 years of practical law enforcement...

R. Paul McCauley, FACFE (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....

Andrew Rosenzweig (Retired Lt., NYPD; retired Chief Investigator, Manhattan D.A.'s Office)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: For the past fifty years I’ve worked in law enforcement, in positions of increasing responsibility, including extensive experience in both the patrol and investigative functions. I have the unique perspective...

Michael D. Lyman, Ph.D.

Location: Missouri
Areas of Expertise: Michael Lyman is the author of six nationally recognized books on police procedure and over 40 years experience as a senior criminal investigator; a certified police trainer and criminal justice educator....