Criminology Expert Witnesses

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Criminology expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, forensic psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and public policy. Some of the most common specialties among criminology expert witnesses include crime scene investigation, juvenile delinquency, white-collar crime, domestic violence, and drug-related crimes. They have offered opinions on the effects of societal factors on crime rates, the impact of policing strategies, the role of mental health in criminal behavior, the influence of substance abuse on crime, and the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs.

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Jane Karen Gray, MPA, PhDView profile

ID: 6327283

Dr. Jane Karen Gray, MPA, PhD

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Dr. Jane K Gray has over 34 years of experience in Criminology and Premises Liability. She earned her BS in Zoology, her MPA in Public Administration, and her Ph.D. in Sociology from The Ohio State University. Formerly, this expert served as Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and as a Senior Lecturer of Sociology at The Ohio State University. Currently, this expert is the Founder of...

Security Expert WitnessView profile


Security Expert Witness

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This security management expert has been in the field for more than 30 years. A Certified Protection Professional, he is extensively published and holds membership in both the American Society for Industrial Security and the International Association of Professional Security Consultants. He has lectured on security and criminology at the university level for multiple schools, including the...

Eric Leroy Nelson, MA, MS, PhDView profile

ID: 6365936

Dr. Eric Leroy Nelson, MA, MS, PhD

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Dr. Eric L. Nelson has 35 years of experience in the field of Criminology. He earned his BA in Psychology from California State University Northridge, his MA in Marital and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University, an MS in Forensic Sciences from National University, and a second MA in Sociology from the University of California Davis. He then went on to receive a Ph.D. in Criminology and...

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...

James Paul MoeserView profile

ID: 6708291

Mr. James Paul Moeser

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Mr. Jim Moeser has over 40 years of experience in Juvenile Detention and Corrections. Formerly, this expert served as a Juvenile Court Administrator for the County of Dane Wisconsin, as Administrator of the Division of Juvenile Corrections at the State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and as Deputy Director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. Currently, he works as an...

Law Enforcement Procedures Expert WitnessView profile


Law Enforcement Procedures Expert Witness

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New York

This expert is recognized by CNN, FOX News, PIX 11 News, BBC, the United Nations Associated Press and a multitude of other media outlets as an expert in police tactics and procedures. He served 20 years in the NYPD, where he trained recruits in the Police Academy and investigated police corruption and misconduct as a Lieutenant in the Internal Affairs Bureau. He holds a doctoral degree from...

Bruce Abel Jacobs Jr, PhDView profile

ID: 6842325

Dr. Bruce Abel Jacobs Jr, PhD

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Dr. Bruce A. Jacobs Jr. has 29 years of experience in Criminology. He earned his BA in History from Duke University, his MA in Sociology with a specialization in Criminology from The University of Toledo, and his Ph.D. in Sociology with a specialization in Criminology from the University of Southern California. Formerly, this expert served as an Associate Professor and as the Director of Graduate...

Security And Law Enforcement Expert WitnessView profile


Security And Law Enforcement Expert Witness

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This expert has a 22 year career with the Houston Police Department demonstrating a vast range of skills and expertise in public safety, threat/crisis management, criminal investigation, and hostage negotiation. He has expertise as an interviewer/interrogator with more than 20 years experience conducting thousands of interviews or interrogations. He contributed to the development of a highly...

Law Enforcement & Policing Standards Expert WitnessView profile


Law Enforcement & Policing Standards Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has 25 years of law enforcement experience, ten of which included police management. Prior to retirement, this expert was Chief of Police of the Waterbury Police Department, where this this expert helped to develop crime prevention and community policing strategies and ended three consecutive years with a budget surplus. This expert has won several awards, including...

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...

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...

Forensic Alcohol & Controlled Substances Analysis Expert WitnessView profile


Forensic Alcohol & Controlled Substances Analysis Expert Witness

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North Carolina

This qualified expert in criminology and controlled substances earned her BS in chemistry from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her MS in forensic sciences from George Washington University. She is certified as a forensic alcohol analyst and a chemical analyst and is active in her field as a member of professional associations including the American Society of Crime Laboratory...

Criminology Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a criminology expert witness in legal proceedings?

A criminology expert witness provides insight into criminal behavior, crime scene analysis, and law enforcement procedures. They can help interpret evidence and provide objective testimony to support a case.

In what types of cases might I need a criminology expert witness?

Criminology experts are often needed in cases involving violent crimes, drug offenses, sexual assaults, or any case where understanding criminal behavior or police procedure is crucial.

Can a criminology expert witness assist in cases related to wrongful convictions?

Yes, a criminology expert can analyze the original investigation's procedures and evidence handling, potentially revealing errors that could lead to wrongful convictions.

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

Yes, some criminologists specialize in areas like forensic psychology, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, or cybercrime. The right specialty can provide deeper insights for specific cases.

How does a criminology expert witness contribute to understanding complex criminal behaviors in court?

Through their extensive knowledge of criminal psychology and behavior patterns, they can help the court understand why a crime may have been committed and the likely actions of the perpetrator.

How does Expert Institute select its Criminology 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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