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 Expert  723779

Expert in Security, Premises Liability, Risk Analysis, Adequacy, Crime Foreseeability

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Louisiana (LA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 35 years of experience in security and 25 as a forensic consultant (55% plaintiff, 45% defense) for private, commercial, industrial, educational, health care, government sites in premises liability, negligence, adequacy of security, etc. He has always bee court-qualified as an expert when tendered. He has 16 years of experience as president of a multi-state security organization. He is a Life Member of the American Society for Industrial Security. He was voted “Security Professional of the Year” by World Association of Detectives.

He has been licensed as a private investigator, aircraft pilot; certified as a firearms (pistol) instructor by the NRA, and Homeland Security-Level III by the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute; and is qualified by State and Federal courts as a forensic expert in security and investigations. He speaks Spanish; and in 1988 was awarded the World Association of Detectives' distinguished service award for his dedication and accomplishments.


access control system


closed-circuit security system


electronic security


facility evaluation




property protection auditing


risk characterization


risk management


safety management


security system




surveillance system


video security system


premises liability




premises security


commercial security


firearm training



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New Orleans, Louisiana;  Baton Rouge, Louisiana;  Kenner, Louisiana;  Gulfport, Mississippi;  and Biloxi, Mississippi.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1962   BS   General   US Military Academy  
1981   N/A   Inspector General   USA Inspector General Agency  
1982   N/A   National Security   National Defense Uiversity  
1989   N/A   Emergency Management   Federal Emergency Management Institute  
2005   N/A   General Security   World Association of Detectives   Security Professional of the Year

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to






Forensic Consulting in physical security, premises liability, risk assessment, crime foreseeability.

1969 to 1986


Expert Guard & Security Services, Inc.




Directed company providing security services in five states with 1,200 employees; and domestic and international investigations.

1958 to 1969


US Army




Combat leadership (Infantry); security and investigations (Inspector General).

1956 to 1962


Tulane University, US Military Academy


Student, Cadet


College/university student. Part time security.

Career Accomplishments:

American Society for Industrial Security (Life Member), World Association of Detectives (Security Professional of the Year, 2005), Mayor's Private Security Task Force (Chairman), Orleans Regional Security Institute (advisor)


LA Private Investigator, FAA (single engine aircraft), American College of Forensic Examiners (Homeland Security-III).

Professional Appointments

Past President of World Association of Detectives, American Society for Industrial Security, Chairman of the Mayor's Private Security Task Force.


Security Professional of the Year, 2005; Distinguished International Investigator, Nominee for the President's 1000 Points of Light (international anti-drug planning).

Publications and Patents Summary

Various conntributions to Inspector General Agency.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1956 to 1969   US Army   Basic security   Supervised security by military personnel for government personnel and facilities.
1988 to 1992   US Army   Counter terrorism   Supervised Army counter terrorism and force protection in southcentral US during Desert Storm.
1988 to 1992   US Army   Emergency Management Planner   Created program to monitor and respond to natural disasters in central US.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed and oversaw risk assessment and site protection for commercial and industrial clients of private security, 1969-1986.
  • Forensic consulting to attorneys for premises liability cases stemming from natural, technical and man made hazards, 1969-present.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Plant security expert for consulting on manufacturing plant security and access control.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has been involved in 280+ state and federal court forensic cases (55% plaintiff, 45% defense), 140+ depositions, and 42 trials. He has never failed to be court qualified as expert.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1980 to 1986   Mexico   Security planning for commercial shopping centers, currency exchange business, guard training.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Basic working knowledge.

Market Research:
Routine business promotion via media, industry associations, seminars and conferences.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Developed security and investigation courses for federal and municipal agencies and private sector businesses and associations; and private sector anti-drug program for 23 states and 26 countries.


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