Security Guards Expert Witnesses

Security Expert Witness Listings

On this page you can find security guard experts who can testify regarding private security, guard performance, and security guard use of force. These security guard experts may testify regarding the duties of privately and formally employed persons who are paid to protect assets, property, assets, and/or people. These consultants may also testify regarding a security officer's duty to deter illegal and/or inappropriate actions through patrols, or by watching alarm systems or video cameras for signs of fire or crime. These security guard experts may express opinions on a guard's actions in reporting any incidents to their client, employer and emergency services as appropriate, and preventing such actions.

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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 ›

Stan Kephart (Kephart Consulting, LLC)
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 Venue Policing & Security, Preempting School Shootings,... 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Ken Wheatley MA, CPP (Royal Security Group LLC)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: 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,...
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...
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....
Michael J. Canaan, CPP (Trident Investigative Service, Inc.)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: 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...
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,...
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...
Security Guards FAQs

What is a security guards expert witness?

A security guard expert witness is a professional with knowledge and experience who are qualified by the court to offer opinions on matters related to security guard training, procedures, and performance, as well as relevant laws and regulations.

What is the role of a security guards expert witness?

A security guards expert witness provides testimony on the proper training, supervision, and performance standards for security guards.

How much can a person make as a security guards expert witness?

Security guards 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 a security guards expert witness?

A security guards expert witness should have extensive experience in the security industry, knowledge of industry standards and practices, and be able to assess whether security guards acted within those standards and practices in a given situation.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a security guards expert witness?

A security guard's expert witness may gather evidence such as surveillance footage, incident reports, witness statements, and physical evidence to provide testimony in a legal proceeding.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of a security guards expert witness?

A lawsuit involving a security breach, assault, theft, or any other incident that occurred under the watch of a security guard may require the testimony of a security guard's expert witness.