Steve C Kaufer

Steve C Kaufer

Inter/Action Associates
3700 Tachevah Drive, Suite 120
Palm Springs , CA 92262
Office: 760-322-9097
Fax: 760-325-3785

Introduction

Steve Kaufer, CPP, is a Board-Certified security expert with more than forty years of experience. He has specialized expertise in school security (K-12), workplace violence, healthcare security, alarm systems and central station monitoring, security guard operations and security related to music and entertainment venues and events. He is co-founder of the Workplace Violence Research Institute. He is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Steve Kaufer is a co-author and co-editor of both "The Complete Workplace Violence Prevention Manual" and "Premise Security and Liability - A Comprehensive Guide from the Experts".


Areas of Expertise

  • Alarms
  • Apartment/Condominium Security
  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Crowd Control
  • Hospital Security
  • Premises Liability
  • School Security
  • Special Event Security
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ASIS International
Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety
National Association of School Resource Officers
Event Safety Alliance
International Festivals & Events Association.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Have spoken before numerous security trade and professional organizations on the subject of school security, workplace violence and premise liability.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: I have served as a forensic consultant and expert witness since 1989 and have been retained in a significant number of matters. Please contact me for further information.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Please contact me for further information.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: My work with Plaintiff and Defense counsel is almost equally divided.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: My work with Plaintiff and Defense counsel is almost equally divided.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1989
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: I provide security consulting to non-forensic clients. I often do site inspections as related to my forensic work.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please contact me for specific information that is applicable to your matter.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: If travel is required, mileage or airfare, ground transportation and lodging is billed at our cost.

References

References upon request.