Police Procedures Expert Witnesses

Law & Legal Expert Witness Listings

On this page you will find police procedure expert witnesses who may opine regarding admissions and confessions, arrests, and arrest tactics. These professionals may advise regarding batons, choke holds, community policing, crime scene profiling, deadly force, entrapment, excessive force, the F.B.I., and false arrest. The experts found here may provide reports on false imprisonment, guard services, handcuffing, handcuffs, and handgun retention. They may also provide expert witness testimony on hogtying, in-custody death, juvenile justice, patrol services, pepper spray, police misconduct, police mobile data terminal use, police policy and procedures, search and seizure, firearms, police training and supervision, pursuit procedures, racial profiling, restraint tools, shackles, sheriffs, stun guns, TASERs, Indian country policing, and use of force, among other topics.

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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Roy G Taylor (Taylor Law Enforcement Consulting Group)
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 & less-lethal weapons; law enforcement training; TASER... 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 ›
Ken Lang (Ken Lang Consulting, LLC)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ken Lang is a retired 25-year law enforcement veteran from the Baltimore County Police Department, with experience investigating violent and complex crimes, to include murders, death investigations,...
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...
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...
Marc Evans (Apogee Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Marc Evans is a 29-year veteran lieutenant with the Los Angeles Police Department, who is a nationally recognized expert in human trafficking, pimping, pandering, and prostitution related crimes. As the...
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,...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
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...
Norman D. Bates, Esq. (Liability Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Arizona and Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Norman D. Bates, Esq. is a nationally-recognized expert in security and the law. As the President and Founder of Liability Consultants, Inc., he provides security management consulting services to private...
Margaret van Naerssen (Independent consultant in applied linguistics)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Margaret van Naerssen, PhD, (Applied Linguistics) is an Expert in Second Language Development, English Language Proficiency Assessment, and Language in Social Contexts). Since 1997, her forensic linguistics...
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...
Jack H Schonely (Titan National Consulting, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: I worked on the front lines of law enforcement for over 36 years. Retired after 31 years with the Los Angeles Police Department but continue to instruct, consult, and write on various tactical and aviation...
Anthony Racioppo (East Coast Forensics Corp)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Anthony Racioppo is an Accident Reconstructionist, ASE Certified Forensic Master Mechanic and Trucking & Safety Expert. He has been investigating motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years both with the...
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,...
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...
Victor D Lofgreen (Victor Lofgreen PhD)
Location: Illinois and Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lofgreen specializes in jail and prison litigation, criminal sentence mitigation, and alternative sentence plans. He conducts case analysis and produces reports, and testifies in topical areas that...
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...
John Campanella (Campanella Consulting Group)
Location: Delaware
Areas of Expertise: I worked in Law Enforcement for over 32-years retiring from the Delaware State Police in September 2017 at the rank of Captain, serving the last four years as the Director of Human Resources. My law enforcement...
Mr. Ronald G Janota (Expert Witness)
Location: Illinois
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...
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...
Mark Meredith (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Police Practices & Premises Security Expert Mark Meredith has over 25 years of experience in law enforcement and security, working with police agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, tribal governments,...
George C. Klein, Ph.D. (Oakton  Community College (retired))
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Areas of Expertise: Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Mentally Ill, Police, Police Apprehension of the Mentally Ill, Police Policies and Procedures, Crisis Intervention Teams, Jail Suicide. George C....
Lenard Vare (Carsel & Ayves, Inc.)
Location: California and Texas
Areas of Expertise: Lenard Vare has over 28 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He served as a prison Warden with the State of Nevada for four years managing various...
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...
James Ellis, CFE, PI (JKE Texas Private Investigations)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Jim Ellis is a retired FBI Agent with more than 35 years of complex investigation experience. He is located in Texas but is available nationwide. Mr. Ellis is a Certified Fraud Examiner, FINRA Arbitrator,...
Darek Pleasants (P2 Consulting Services)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: Retired ATF Special Agent and member of the Federal senior executive service with thirty years law enforcement and government experience. Expertise in firearms, arson, and explosives investigations. Recognized...
Tony Turnbull (Turnbull Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired Sergeant with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. I have over 30 years of law enforcement experience. I'm currently providing consulting and expert witness services, instructor with...
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...
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.,...
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...
Lawrence M. Hunter (LMH Consulting Services)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: Lawrence Hunter, PhD, was a captain from the Waterbury Police Department in Waterbury, Connecticut. During his time, he instructed numerous courses, including Implicit Bias, Human Behavior (psychology),...
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,...
Matthew W. Myers, MS, MPA (7 Arrow Forensics)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Matt Myers integrates scientific education (clinical toxicology) and field law enforcement experience to provide practical, evidence-based expert testimony on drug & alcohol impairment, DUI, dram shop...
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....
David Breder (Eunomia Consulting LLC)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Bo Mitchell, CEM, CPP, CHS-V, CBCP, CSI-ML, HSEEP, CSSAS,CNTA, IAC, MOAB, CHSP, CHEP, CSHM, CESCO, CHCM, CFC, CSSM, CSC, CAS, TFCT3, CERT, CHSEMR, CMC (911 Consulting)
Location: Connecticut
Areas of Expertise: 911 Consulting is led by its founder and president, Bo Mitchell. Bo was Police Commissioner of Wilton, CT for 16 years. He retired in February 2001 to found 911 Consulting which creates emergency plans,...
Kelly Couch (Titan National Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Kelly Couch is a law enforcement expert with over 30 years experience as a Police Officer, Major Crimes Unit Detective, Investigator and law enforcement trainer. Kelly's main focus is in pursuit management...
Lawrence S. Mayer, MD, MS, PhD
Location: Arizona and Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Mayer is an expert on the use of epidemiology, statistics and biostatistics in addressing issues of general causation in a clinical, regulatory or policy setting. He has worked on a wide range...
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...
Kevin R. Madison, JD, CPP, PCI, EMT, FF (Kevin R. Madison Expert Witness & Consulting, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Kevin R. Madison is UNIQUELY CROSS-CREDENTIALED & QUALIFIED IN THE FOLLOWING ARENAS: POLICE USE OF FORCE POLICE PURSUITS EMERGENCY VEHICLE RESPONSE PROTOCOLS SECURITY AUTO-PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ISSUES FIRE...
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...
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...
Frank R. Vanecek (Full Spectrum Investigations and Consulting)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Police Practices Expert with over 38 years of law enforcement experience at city, county, state and federal level California Private Investigator and member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators....
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...
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;...
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...
Jeff Eiser (Jail Expert - Jail Operations Expert Witness and Consultant - Corrections Expert)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Jeff Eiser has over 29 years of practical work experience in the operation and administration of one of the largest local corrections systems in the United States. He has extensive experience and expertise...
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...
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....
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....
Justin Ramsdell, Psy.D. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Justin M. Ramsdell, Psy.D. Psychologist Justin Ramsdell is a clinical psychologist and college professor specializing in mental health treatment in correctional/custodial environments, law enforcement...
David T Sweeney (DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: My name is David T. Sweeney. I am a Police Policy and Procedure expert and a retired 34-year veteran police leader with Seattle Police and Oregon State University PD. I have decades of experience supervising...
Jeremy E Stafford (Titan National Consulting Group, LLC)
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Jeremy Stafford served as the LAPD Department Firearms Subject Matter Expert. He wrote or re-wrote every lesson plan about anything involving firearms training. Jeremy personally led the firearms training...
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,...
Timothy A. Dimoff (SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.)
Location: Ohio
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...
Scott J Hilden (SJ Hilden Consulting LLC)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS- Scott J. Hilden Education: I am a highly accomplished professional with a strong educational background. I hold a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Michigan State...
Police Procedures FAQs

What is a police procedures expert witness?

A police procedures expert witness is an individual with expertise in the area of police procedures. A police procedures expert witness may be called upon to testify in a criminal trial if there are questions about the legality of the police actions that led to the arrest of the defendant.

What is the role of a police procedures expert witness?

A police procedures expert witness provides expert opinions, analysis, and testimony related to the policies, procedures, and practices of law enforcement agencies in legal cases.

How much can a person make as a police procedures expert witness?

Police procedures expert witnesses can earn compensation somewhere between $200 and $400 per hour, or greater in certain cases. The expert and retaining attorney will negotiate the exact fee.

What are the qualifications of a police procedures expert witness?

A police procedures expert witness is qualified to provide expert opinions on law enforcement policies and procedures.

In a lawsuit, what type of evience is reviewed by a police procedures expert witness?

A police procedures expert witness reviews evidence related to police conduct, policies, and protocols in a lawsuit. This may include reviewing police reports, videos, and other documentation to determine if proper procedures were followed.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of a police procedures expert witness?

A lawsuit involving police misconduct, excessive force, or violation of constitutional rights may require the testimony of a police procedures expert witness to provide insight into proper police protocol and procedures.