Excessive Force Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses in excessive force practice in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, security, corrections, and criminal justice. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include police procedures, self-defense training, and use of non-lethal force. They have provided opinions on the effects of police misconduct, civil rights violations, wrongful death, personal injury, and prisoner abuse.

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Police Protocol & Excessive Force Expert WitnessView profile


Police Protocol & Excessive Force Expert Witness

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Instructor for a regional training institution for police officers, providing training in Field Training and Evaluation Program, PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor, PPCT Spontaneous Knife Defense Instructor and cadre member for the First Line Supervisory Skills course. Adjunct Faculty for a regional law enforcement academy. Providing export training in Instructor Development, Use of Force...

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Police Practices Expert Witness

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This expert is a retired police officer and owner of a police training and consulting firm. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management, a Masters of Science in Psychology and is completing a doctoral degree in Performance Psychology. He is a Certified Criminal Investigator with the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute and a Force Science Certified Analyst with the...

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Excessive Force Expert Witness FAQs

An excessive force expert witness is a professional who provides testimony and analysis in cases involving allegations of unnecessary or disproportionate use of force, often by law enforcement.

These experts typically handle cases involving police brutality, security guard misconduct, prison abuse, and other situations where the use of force is questioned.

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas such as police tactics, self-defense laws, crowd control methods, or correctional facility standards and practices.

They can provide objective analysis on whether the level of force used was appropriate given the circumstances, based on their knowledge of law enforcement procedures and standards.

Look for individuals with extensive experience in law enforcement or related fields, formal training in use-of-force protocols, and prior experience testifying in court.

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