Inadequate/Negligent Security Expert Witnesses

Security Expert Witness Listings

On this page you may find expert witnesses who can opine regarding allegations of inadequate or negligent security involving stores, businesses, mall and shopping centers, restaurants, apartments and condominiums. These experts may testify regarding the alleged failure of business owners and proprietors to implement reasonable and ordinary security measures for the protection of their visitors and customers from crime. Such issues these experts may evaluate include the adequacy of lighting, locks, security guards, perimeter protection, and the overall maintenance of the business property. These experts may write reports regarding the nature of the business, and if it makes it peculiarly susceptible to criminal activity, as well as any patterns of crime on or about the business property.

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Ken Wheatley MA, CPP (Royal Security Group LLC)
Premises Liability/Negligent Security Expert. Security Management Consultant - serving U.S. and international clients. As an FBI Special Agent, I worked in the areas of Foreign Counterintelligence, Fugitives, and ViCAP (Violent Criminal Apprehensions).... Learn More ›

Michael J. Canaan, CPP (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)
Michael J. Canaan, CPP, is a Security 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. Assessments and evaluations have... Learn More ›

Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA (Secure Direction Consulting, LLC)
Highly credentialed, Board Certfied in Security Management, Security Consulting, and Healthcare Security Management. Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA is the Principal and Lead Consultant of Secure Direction Consulting, LLC. He provides forensic... Learn More ›

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 ›

Jane K Gray, Ph.D. (Jane Gray Associates )
http://www.janegrayphd.com Dr. Jane Gray is a premises liability expert specializing in assessing foreseeability in events involving violent criminal conduct by third parties. She also provides expert witness testimony with regard to negligent hiring... Learn More ›
Timothy A. Dimoff (SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.)
Location: Alaska
Areas of Expertise: Timothy A. Dimoff has over 40 years of experience in law enforcement procedures, high-risk security issues and private security procedures. As Founder and President of SACS Consulting, Inc., he has built...
Stephen Patrick (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Stephen Patrick’s career in federal law enforcement spanned over 28 years. As an Industry Operations Investigator and Special Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), he specialized...
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,...
Alan W. Zajic, CPP, CSP (AWZ Consulting)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Alan W. Zajic is a board certified security and surveillance Forensic Security Consultant with over 35 years of practical experience whose primary expertise is gaming and casino operations and nightclubs...
Paul LaRosa (Eagle Security Group)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Paul LaRosa’s career with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) spanned 28 years and included extensive crime scene, tactical, investigative, threat assessment, criminal investigative analysis...
Adam Bercovici (Titan National Consulting, LLC )
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Ray Rhodes (The Ramaro Group Ltd)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Ray Rhodes spent over 22 years as an Airborne, Ranger, Infantry Officer in the Regular Army. He was also designated a Foreign Area Officer (FAO) specializing in Asia and the Middle East. During that period,...
Charles P. Stephenson (The Orion Group dba Crime Scene Plus    )
Location: Kansas
Areas of Expertise: 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,...
Lloyd Young, APS, LPI (SECURAC, INC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Young is an alarm technician currently practicing in the field. He is a Fire Alarm Planning Superintendent (APS), a Licensed Private Investigator (LPI) and an alarm systems expert. In the business...
Aaron J Forum (Aaron Forum LLC)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Hello, my name is Aaron Forum. I am a former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret), Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Instructor, United States Army Special Operations Command Foreign Weapons Armorer, and...
Charles Ahmad, CPP (Group Nine Risk Consulting)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Charlie is the founding partner of Group Nine Risk Consulting, a firm specializing in security risk management, forensic consulting, and security training. He founded Group Nine Risk Consulting following...
John Hassard, M.S.C., LPC, CFE, CPP (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: John Hassard, M.SC., LPC, CFE, CPP Loss Prevention & Security Expert John Hassard is a security expert with over 30 years of experience in retail loss prevention and premises security. He applies his...
Sean A Ahrens (Ahrens Security, LLC)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Sean A. Ahrens is a well-known security/resilience leader who has been providing security consulting for over 22+ years. He has been instrumental in the assessment/analysis, design, implementation...
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...
Elizabeth J. Dumbaugh, MS, CPP (THG Expert Consultants, LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Elizabeth is a consultant and court-qualified expert in premises security and security management. Since 2014, Elizabeth has conducted more than 200 risk assessments for diverse commercial properties including...
James S Cawood (Factor One)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Cawood is President of Factor One which is a California based corporation specializing in violence risk assessment, threat assessment, behavioral analysis, security consulting, and investigations....
Preston Rideout (Dram Shop Experts)
Location: Mississippi
Areas of Expertise: Preston Rideout is a nightclub and bar consultant specializing in Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony. He has 25 years of bar operations experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. Preston is CEO of...
Randy I Atlas (Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Founded in 1988, Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., is a female - owned minority business enterprise which provides expert consultation in such areas as: compliance audits for the Americans With Disabilites...
Christopher Darcy (Fairfax Consulting Group, LLC.)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Chris, a retired undersheriff from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department with more than 32 years of experience, is particularly qualified to provide an evidence-based case assessment and render...
Park Dietz (Park Dietz & Associates, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PD&A offers forensic experts in psychiatry, psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, pathology, nursing, social work, criminal behavior analysis, police, corrections, security, and toxicology. For the...
Spencer Fomby (Law Enforcement Tactical Consultants Inc.)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Spencer Fomby is a retired 22-year law enforcement veteran. He is an experienced Police Captain, SWAT Commander, and Police trainer. He was the training division Captain for a medium-sized police department;...
Ann E. Reisch, CRE, CCIM, CPM, RPA (Reisch Consulting Group, Inc.)
Location: Nevada
Areas of Expertise: Ann E. Reisch is a real estate expert with a specialization in property management and leasing. Typical matters involve premises liability issues related to property operations, maintenance and management...
William S Marcisz, JD CPP CHPA (Strategic Security Management Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Board-Certified and Highly Credentialed - Security & Workplace Violence Consultant: Specializing in Negligent Security / Violent Crime / Workplace Violence / Foreseeability / Use of Force. As a Forensic...
Kenneth S. Trump (National School Safety and Security Services)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: KENNETH S. TRUMP, Ed.D., is President of National School Safety and Security Services, a Cleveland-based national consulting firm specializing in K-12 school security and emergency preparedness issues....
Shawn F Wurtsmith, MBA, PSP (ICIP LLC)
Location: Colorado
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Wurtsmith is an independent security consultant specializing in a comprehensive range of services crucial for premises liability and security negligence cases. From meticulous pre-case reviews to detailed...
Michael Glasser, CPP, PSP, PCI, CISSP, CEH (Glasser Security Group LLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Michael Glasser CISSP, CPP, PSP, PCI, CSPM, CEH has two decades of experience providing security design, strategic planning, implementation oversight, auditing and penetration testing for major corporations,...
William V. Durso Jr, CPP (The Durso Group, LLC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: William V. Durso, Jr., CPP, is the Founder and Principal Advisor of The Durso Group, LLC (TDG). Bill provides litigation support for cases involving inadequate security, negligent security, security management...
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...
Allan D. Snyder, MA (Business) (AFC Forensic Consulting - PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PROPERTY MANAGEMENT EXPERT • Premises Liability • Slip, Trip & Fall • Standard of Care • Wrongful Death • Fire Safety • Landlord/Tenant • Habitability, Health and Safety Codes • HUD Housing (Section...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
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...
Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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...
Jeffrey D Zwirn, CPP, CFPS, CFE, SET, FASI&T, CHPA-IV, MBAT, NFPA 3000(PS), President (IDS Research & Development, Incorporated)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Jeffrey D. Zwirn, CPP, CFPS, CFE, SET, FASI&T, CHPA-IV, MBAT, President of IDS Research and Development, Incorporated has over 45 Years of Unparalleled and Specialized Education, Skill, Knowledge, Training,...
Kevin Fox Gotham, Ph.D., CPP (Investigative Criminology Security (ICS) Consulting)
Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: Board certified in security management and Ph.D. in sociology with over 25 years of research and investigation experience. Dr. Kevin Fox Gotham has expertise in crime prevention, workplace violence, and...
Drew Neckar MBA, CPP, CHPA, CPD (COSECURE Enterprise Risk Solutions)
Location: Wisconsin
Areas of Expertise: Drew Neckar MBA, CPP, CHPA is a board-certified security management professional who over his 20+ year career has managed safety and security programs for companies operating in the healthcare, higher...
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...
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....
Inadequate/Negligent Security FAQs

What is an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

An inadequate/negligent security expert witness is someone who can testify about the appropriate level of security at a particular location. This might include testifying about the lack of security guards, lack of security cameras, or poor lighting in an area where a crime took place.

What is the role of an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

The role of an inadequate/negligent security expert witness is to evaluate and testify about whether reasonable security measures were in place to prevent harm or injury.

How much can a person make as an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

Inadequate/negligent security expert witnesses can earn anywhere from $175 to $450 or more per hour, depending on the case. Experts usually receive compensation for travel time, and more for deposition and trial testimony.

What are the qualifications of an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

An inadequate/negligent security expert witness should have experience in security liability, premises liability, and security negligence.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

Inadequate/negligent security expert witnesses may gather evidence through employee records, interviews, deposition transcripts, site inspections, safety records, and safety manuals.

What type of cases might require opinions from an inadequate/negligent security expert witness?

Cases involving crimes committed on a property with inadequate security measures, such as assaults, robberies, or burglaries, may require opinions from an inadequate/negligent security expert witness.