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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). I worked numerous assignments during my 29-year law enforcement career to include: SWAT, K9, Vice, Narcotics, Jail Operations, Internal Affairs, Gangs, Crisis Negotiation... 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 )
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 ›
Travis Norton (Norton Police Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Travis Norton is a retired 25-year law enforcement professional. He is an accomplished police lieutenant and SWAT Commander and has trained officers in police practices nationwide. Travis was the training...
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.,...
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...
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...
Benjamin O. Warren, Jr. (Hot Pursuit, Inc. - Police Practices &           Law Enforcement Expert & Consultant  )
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Executive Summary: * I have been involved in law enforcement since 1980. * In the recent 12 month period (May 2023 to May 2024), I have consulted on twelve cases for both plaintiff and...
Chuck J Rylant
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Chuck J. Rylant has 25 years of industry 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...
MARLON MARRACHE (BLU Consulting INC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I'm an active law enforcement administrator, with experience in "best procedural practices" in Internal Affairs investigations, Use of Force Investigations with an emphasis on Officer-Involved Shootings....
Craig D McLaren
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Vastly Experienced Police Expert, working for plaintiffs as well as the defense. Over 31 years as a Los Angeles Police Officer. Trained / Taught new officers, in the field, for 24 years in all facets of...
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...
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, FSA, CFCS, CAMS, CCCI, MPA, PI, is a Police Practices expert with over 30 years of sworn and non-sworn investigative experience. Ms. Mohr has testified as an expert in numerous state...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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....
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....
Deadly/Excessive Force FAQs

What is a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

A deadly/excessive force expert witness is a person who has specialized knowledge and skills in the area of law enforcement use of force. This expert can provide testimony regarding the appropriateness of the use of deadly or excessive force by police officers, among other related issues.

What is the role of a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

Deadly/excessive force expert witnesses provide opinions on the use of force by law enforcement and related practices.

How much can a person make as a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

Deadly/excessive force expert witnesses may be compensated in the range from $250 to $450 per hour, or higher in some cases. The final fee is negotiated between the expert witness and the retaining attorney.

What are the qualifications of a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

A Deadly/Excessive Force Expert Witness should be a licensed law enforcement officer or criminal justice professional with specialized training and experience in the use of force, and possess knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

A deadly/excessive force expert witness gathers evidence through various means such as reviewing police reports, witness statements, and physical evidence. They may also conduct their own investigations and experiments to support their findings.

What types of cases involve expert opinions from a deadly/excessive force expert witness?

Cases involving police shootings, use of tasers, chokeholds, and other instances of excessive force by law enforcement may require expert opinions from a deadly/excessive force expert witness.