Security Expert Witnesses

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Security expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including corporate security, information technology security, personal safety, event security, and homeland security. Some of the most common specialties among security expert witnesses also include cybersecurity, physical security systems, risk assessment, surveillance systems, and emergency response planning. They have provided opinions on the effects of data breaches, negligent security claims, crowd control incidents, terrorism threats, and identity theft.

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Jack F DowlingView profile

ID: 61776

Mr. Jack F Dowling

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Pennsylvania

Mr. Jack F Dowling has over 44 years of experience in the Safety and Security field. He earned his BS in Commerce from DePaul University and his MA in Criminal Justice from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Today, this expert is a Certified Physical Security Professional and a Certified Protection Professional by the American Society for Industrial Security. Formerly, this expert served...

Counterintelligence and Security Program Management Expert WitnessView profile

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Counterintelligence and Security Program Management Expert Witness

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Virginia

This expert has over 25 years of experience in military intelligence, counterintelligence, and security program management. He earned two MS degrees in strategic intelligence and defense strategic studies from the National Defense Intelligence College and Missouri State University, respectively. He has extensive experience with weapon threat and defense, serving the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat...

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Lance Robinson Foster, CSCView profile

ID: 64372

Mr. Lance Robinson Foster, CSC

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Florida

Mr. Lance R. Foster has over 50 years of experience in the field of Law Enforcement and Security. He earned his BS in Law Enforcement from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and his M.Ed in Educational Administration from the University of Tampa. Today, this expert is a Certified Security Consultant by the International Association of Professional Security Consultants. Formerly, this expert...

Security and Risk Management Expert WitnessView profile

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Security and Risk Management Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly-qualified expert has 45 years of experience in the field of security and risk management. His areas of expertise include premises liability, nightclub security, security guards, apartment properties, retail loss prevention, negligent hiring/retention and cargo losses due to inadequate security. He earned his BA in sociology with an emphasis in criminology from Louisiana State...

Alan Wayne Zajic, CPP, ICPSView profile

ID: 137685

Mr. Alan Wayne Zajic, CPP, ICPS

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Nevada

Mr. Alan W. Zajic has over 50 years of experience in Security and Safety Consulting. Today, this expert is a Certified Protection Professional by the American Society for Industrial Security and licensed as a Private Investigator and Private Patrolman in the state of Nevada. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Director of Security/ Loss Control and the Executive Director of Hotel Operations...

Security Expert WitnessView profile

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Security Expert Witness

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Pennsylvania

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...

Mark Alan MeredithView profile

ID: 594628

Mr. Mark Alan Meredith

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California

Mr. Mark A. Meredith has 29 years of experience in Law Enforcement and Security with expertise in Police Procedures and Practices, Premises Safety, and Drug/Alcohol Recognition. He earned his BS in Criminal Justice Administration from Union Institute and University and his AA in Liberal Arts from San Diego City College. Formerly, this expert served as a Mobile Command Post Sergeant and a Police...

Digital Forensic Technology Expert WitnessView profile

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Digital Forensic Technology Expert Witness

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New Jersey

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This expert has been working in the digital technology industry for over 25 years. A Certified Forensic Consultant, Computer Examiner, and Digital Forensics Practitioner, he has conducted multiple computer forensics and e-discovery seminars for the New Jersey Bar Association and five different county bar associations. This expert is highly familiar with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedures and...

Chris Edward McGoey, CPP, ICPSView profile

ID: 6030597

Mr. Chris Edward McGoey, CPP, ICPS

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Tennessee

Mr. Chris E. McGoey has 49 years of experience in Law Enforcement & Security with expertise in Criminology and Loss Prevention. He earned his AA in Police Science from Chabot College and his BS and MS in Criminal Justice Administration from San José State University. Today, this expert is a Certified Protection Professional by the American Society for Industrial Security, a Certified Security...

Marine Transportation Safety and Vessel Security Expert WitnessView profile

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Marine Transportation Safety and Vessel Security Expert Witness

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Massachusetts

This expert has been working on and with seafaring vessels for over 40 years. He graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a B.S. in Nautical Science and Marine Transportation and holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master License. A retired Captain of the Untied States Navy, he served on numerous Navy warships and was the Head of Maritime Affairs for the Chief of Naval Operations during Operations...

Jonathan A RiveraView profile

ID: 6323976

Mr. Jonathan A Rivera

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Florida

Mr. Jonathan Rivera has 17 years of experience in Hotel HR and security. He earned his AA in General Studies from Valencia College and his BS in Occupational Safety from Columbia Southern University. Formerly, this expert served as a Hotel Manager On Duty at Rosen Shingle Creek and as a Safety and Investigations Manager at Rosen Hotels and Resorts, Inc. Currently, this expert is the Director of...

Security and Probation Expert WitnessView profile

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Security and Probation Expert Witness

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Arizona

This expert has been involved with security specialties for over 30 years. He has worked as the Chief Probation Officer, which had him follow federal and state rules and regulations. He has had vast experience with ankle monitors, and currently has his own security firm that works with those on probation.

Devin Charles Ballard, MAView profile

ID: 6708651

Mr. Devin Charles Ballard, MA

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Nevada

Mr. Devin C. Ballard has 33 years of experience in the field of Law Enforcement & Security. He earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Central State University and his MA in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Today, this expert is licensed as a Private Investigator and Private Patrolman in the State of Nevada. Formerly, this expert served as a Patrol Officer, Detective,...

Law Enforcement  Technology Expert WitnessView profile

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Law Enforcement Technology Expert Witness

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Virginia

This expert has had a long career in the field of law enforcement and criminal justice, with an emphasis on policy and technology. He earned a BS in Electronics Engineering from the University of New Mexico, a MS in Engineering Administration from George Washington University, and completed PhD honors coursework in engineering-economic systems at Stanford University. He has been active in the...

Steven Todd Baker, CPP, PCI, PSPView profile

ID: 6984081

Mr. Steven Todd Baker, CPP, PCI, PSP

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Tennessee

Mr. Steven Baker has 33 years of experience in Security. He earned his AAS in Business from Lansing Community College, his BS in Criminal Justice and Loss Control Management from Lake Superior State University, and his MS in Security Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. Today, this expert is a Professional Certified Investigator, a Physical Security Professional, and a Certified...

Networking Security Expert WitnessView profile

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Networking Security Expert Witness

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California

This expert is a routing/switch professional and is CTO of a worldwide Cloud Computing company competing with Amazon, Rackspace & others. He is a co-founder, Executive Vice President, and Chief Technology Officer of an award winning Cloud Provider known for excellence in hosting servers, storage and virtual desktops which won Network World Magazine's desktop-as-a-service shootout, the UP Cloud...

Roy TaylorView profile

ID: 3911

Dr. Roy Taylor

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North Carolina

This highly experienced expert has almost 40 years of experience in law enforcement and criminal justice. He received his BS in criminal justice from Mount Olive College. He went on to obtain an MS in occupational safety from East Carolina University and is currently a PhD candidate in criminal justice and public policy at Walden University. This expert is a certified criminal justice instructor...

Security Management Expert WitnessView profile

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Security Management Expert Witness

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Maryland

This expert is a well-seasoned security industry expert with over 19 years as a senior level executive in regional and national private security companies. She has extensive education and experience in all facets of human resources within the industry, and is often consulted as a subject matter expert for training and various aspects of talent management. She is a Certified Protection...

Ken WheatleyView profile

ID: 78811

Mr. Ken Wheatley

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California

This expert has over 20 years of experience in the security field. He earned his BA from Florida International University and his MA from Webster University. He went on to work as a Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he worked on the Foreign Counter Intelligence squad and the Fugitive and Violent Criminal Apprehension squad. After working with the FBI, this expert worked...

Campus Safety and Security Expert WitnessView profile

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Campus Safety and Security Expert Witness

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Maryland

This expert has over 6 years experience in campus safety and security. He is responsible for directing the coordination, development and management of safety and security at the University. He oversees the Police Department, the Office of Emergency Management and the Office of Health and Safety. He is also responsible for medical school safety, bio-security and emergency management, including...

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Security Expert Witness FAQs

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

A security expert witness provides insight on industry standards, practices, and procedures in cases involving security breaches, negligence, or misconduct.

What types of cases can a security expert witness handle?

They can handle cases related to physical security, cybersecurity, event security, personal protection, workplace violence, and loss prevention among others.

How can a security expert witness assist in a cybersecurity case?

In cybersecurity cases, they can analyze data breaches, identify vulnerabilities, assess damage caused by hacking incidents, and testify on best practices for data protection.

Can a security expert witness provide testimony on surveillance systems?

Yes. Security experts often have extensive knowledge about surveillance systems including their installation, operation, maintenance, and effectiveness in crime prevention.

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

Yes. Subspecialties may include cybersecurity, corporate security, retail loss prevention, event security management, and personal protection services.

How does Expert Institute select its Security 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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