Dr. Daniel B Kennedy

Forensic Criminology Associates
1664 Rolling Woods Drive
Troy , MI 48098
Office: 248-641-0988
Fax: 248-641-0788


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 administration for over 25 years. Dr. Kennedy is Board Certified in Security Management and has published widely in refereed academic and professional journals on forensic issues dealing with security, police and corrections. He has testified at trial on over 100 occasions across the U.S.

Areas of Expertise

  • Apartment/Condominium Security
  • Bank Security
  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Correctional Healthcare
  • Crime Foreseeability
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • Criminalistics
  • Criminology
  • Crowd Control
  • Deadly/Excessive Force
  • Gangs
  • Hospital Security
  • Hotel Security
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Jail Suicide
  • Jails & Prisons
  • Liquor Liability/Dram Shop
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Police Procedures
  • Restaurant Security
  • Retail Security
  • School Safety
  • School Security
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Special Event Security
  • Stalking
  • Terrorism
  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crime
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Termination

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Certified Protection Practitioner, Certified Sociological Practitioner, Police Academy Instructor, Licensed Certified Social Worker
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Society for Industrial Security, American Society of Criminology, Academy of Behavioral Profiling, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, International Association of Chiefs of Police, American Jail Association, American Correctional Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Professor of Criminal Justice and Security Administration for over 25 years, teaching such courses as Seminar in Security Problems, Comparative Security, Criminolgy and Penology, Profiling and Threat Assessment, Workplace Violence
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: no
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: around 800 times as consulting or testifying over the past 20 years
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: security, negligent hiring and retention, standards of care, foreseeability, police practices, corrections practices, premises liability
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: about 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: about 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 200+
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: last month
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 100+
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 100+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20 years or so
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting and testifying, reports, site inspections, literature review and related research
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: 300
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: 300
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: 300
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: 300
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: all expenses


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