Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience with police and jail procedures specializing in patrol tactics and jail emergencies (Large jail riots, removing hostile, barricaded inmates, escapees, etcetera.) My experience includes commanding responses to over 100 large jail riots involving up to 2,000 inmates and leading many forced cell removals. I have conducted investigations in over 1,800 uses of force cases, and conducted over 1,000 personnel / citizen / inmate complaint investigations in patrol and in the jails. I also have patrol, police risk management, custody, and detective experience. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes having been accepted as an expert to testify in United States District Courts and in the State of California Supeirro Courts in: Use of force; Use of TASER; Police practices; Emergency Vehicle operations; Narcotics (numerous areas); Sexual assault investigations; Use of private security guards; Prison inmate culture: jail-made weapons (carrying, using, and manufacture); gang vs. non-gang attacks on staff.
My consulting experience includes providing services to Law Firms, Media, and Public Agencies: Case review and consultation; Determinimg wether the officer's actions were in line with the policy and procedures of his / her agency; Determining whether the agency's policy and procedures were in line with generally accepted practices.
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Awards & Affiliation
|See CV upon request|
Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases