Criminal Justice Expert Witnesses

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Criminal justice expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, corrections, forensic science, criminology, and legal studies. Some of the most common criminal justice expert witness specialties also include police procedures, prison operations, crime scene investigation, criminal psychology, and juvenile justice. They can opine on the effects of police misconduct, sentencing disparities, evidence handling, offender rehabilitation, and youth crime prevention.

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Steve B Ijames, MSView profile

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Mr. Steve B Ijames, MS

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Mr. Steve Ijames has 43 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Security. He earned his BS in Criminal Justice Administration from Drury University and his MS in Public Administration from the City University of Seattle. Formerly, he served in the Springfield Police Department, retiring at the rank of Major in 2007. He also served as an Interim Chief of Police at Republic Police Department and...

Police Procedures Expert WitnessView profile


Police Procedures Expert Witness

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This expert has over 30-years of experience in law enforcement, primarily with the Drug Enforcement Administration. He has written three criminal justice textbooks. He currently serves as a Criminal Justice consultant and expert witness with extensive experience in litigation support.

Criminology Expert WitnessView profile


Criminology Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of premises liability. He received his PhD in criminology from Florida State University and is a certified protection professional by the American Society for Industrial Security. He is a member of various renowned professional associations, including the American Correctional Association, the International Society of Crime...

Law Enforcement Expert WitnessView profile


Law Enforcement Expert Witness

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This veteran police over spent nearly three decades with the Los Angeles and Santa Rosa Police Departments. He was an Officer in Los Angeles until 1991 and then served in Santa Rosa until 2015, where he was a Lieutenant and Investigative Bureau Commander. The expert has obtained his B.S. in Criminal Justice from California Coast University and has delivered several presentations in the field. He...

Law Enforcement & Police procedures Expert WitnessView profile


Law Enforcement & Police procedures Expert Witness

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This expert is a Criminal Justice consultant and expert witness for private and government attorneys on criminal and civil matters. He is qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts on police procedures, tactics, firearms, and the use of force. This expert can provide formal written declarations in federal and state criminal and civil proceedings as law enforcement subject matter...

DEA Investigation Expert WitnessView profile


DEA Investigation Expert Witness

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This expert has served the Drug Enforcement Administration for 21 years before entering the private sector. He gained a BA in law enforcement administration from Youngstown State University and was a state trooper for the Maryland State Police for 7 years before joining the DEA. At the DEA, he investigated international and domestic crime organizations, seizing millions of dollars in drug-related...

Criminology Security Management Expert WitnessView profile


Criminology Security Management Expert Witness

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This highly qualified and board certified expert has over 40 years of experience in Security Management. He received his BA, MA and PhD from Wayne State University and is board certified in the American Society for Industrial Security and Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology and is also a Licensed Social Worker. He has published 75+ Journal Articles on security, safety and criminal...

Criminal Justice Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a criminal justice expert witness in court proceedings?

A criminal justice expert witness provides specialized knowledge to assist the court in understanding complex issues related to crime, law enforcement, corrections, and criminology.

What types of cases can a criminal justice expert witness contribute to?

They can contribute to a wide range of cases including but not limited to police misconduct, wrongful convictions, sentencing guidelines, prison conditions, and juvenile justice.

Are there subspecialties within the field of criminal justice that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like forensic psychology, crime scene investigation, drug enforcement, or white-collar crime among others.

How can a criminal justice expert witness help in a case involving police misconduct?

They can provide insight into standard police procedures, use of force protocols, and whether actions taken were within acceptable professional standards.

Why would I need a criminal justice expert witness for a wrongful conviction case?

An expert can analyze evidence, identify procedural errors or biases in the original trial, and provide testimony on these findings to support your case.

How does Expert Institute select its Criminal Justice expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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