Security Guard Expert Witnesses

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Security guard expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including law enforcement, private security, event security, corporate security, and retail loss prevention. Some of the most common specialties for these expert witnesses also include crowd control, risk assessment, emergency response planning, surveillance systems, and access control. They can opine on the effects of negligent security, use of force, premises liability, security procedures and protocols, and workplace violence.

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Criminology Security Management Expert Witness | MichiganView profile


Criminology Security Management Expert Witness | Michigan

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...

Law Enforcement & Security Operations Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Law Enforcement & Security Operations Expert Witness | California

This highly-qualified expert has nearly 40 years of experience in law enforcement and security operations. He is a licensed private investigator and has extensive experience in law enforcement best practices, security guard operations, use of force, premise liability, complex criminal investigations, homicide investigations, and K9 handling. He earned his BA from Claremont McKenna College before...

Security Guard Expert Witness FAQs

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

A security guard expert witness provides insight into industry standards, protocols, and procedures. They can testify on matters like negligence, use of force, or security breaches.

What types of cases might require a security guard expert witness?

Cases involving premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death, or any incident where security measures are questioned may benefit from a security guard expert witness.

How can a security guard expert witness help in a case involving negligent security?

The expert can assess whether appropriate security measures were in place and followed correctly, helping to establish if negligence occurred.

Are there subspecialties within the field of security guard expertise?

Yes, some experts specialize in areas such as event security, retail loss prevention, residential security, or corporate security.

Can a security guard expert witness provide testimony on proper use of force?

Absolutely. These experts understand the guidelines for using force and can evaluate if actions taken were reasonable under the circumstances.

How does Expert Institute select its Security Guard 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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