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 Expert  725939

Expert in Bouncers, Negligent Security, Shoplifting, Loss Prevention, Security, Apartment Security, Guards


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 40 years experience in corporate security management, security consulting, testifying expert witness and law enforcement. Expert has significant expert experience in the standard of care related to nightclub bouncers, retail loss prevention, shoplifting arrests, negligent security, apartment security, and security guard management.
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operational auditing

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property protection auditing

Expert has prior experience in law enforcement, crime analysis, and crime prevention. This requires gaining knowledge of criminal statues in various states to opine as an expert witness.
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statute

Expert has an operations background that included P & L responsibility, and creating corporate training courses. These areas benefit expert witness testimony in the area of crime prevention and security management.
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management decision-making

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operations management

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standard operating procedure

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strategic planning

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team building

Expert has developed enterprise security programs for a Fortune 500 company. This planning involved analysis, personnel allocation, and protection of assets, Expert has extensive hands on experience in CCTV, Burglar alarms, access control, and background checks. Expert has testified in both State and Federal courts regarding these areas.

Expert has conducted security assessments for corporate clients to determine the strengths and weaknesses within the physical property and standard operating procedures.

Expert has successfully testified in State and Federal courts related to burglar alarms, cargo casualty losses, guard supervision, premises liability, and similar areas. Primarily Expert's expert witness testimony undertakes an examination of the standard of care in negligent security and inadequate security litigation. These areas also include negligent hiring, training, and supervision.

Expert has 25 years experience in retail loss prevention and routinely testifies regarding false arrest, use of force, injury to customers from fleeing apprehension, and malicious prosecution. Expert has extensive experience testifying for plaintiff's counsel against Wal-Mart and other major retailers.

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burglar alarm

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cargo claim

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closed-circuit security system

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closed-circuit television

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commercial security

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crime prevention

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crime security

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employee theft

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employee training

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fence

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guard supervision

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hotel security

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key code

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loss prevention

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mall security

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motel security

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negligence

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negligent employment

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negligent hiring

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negligent supervision

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negligent training

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physical security

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premises security

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public safety

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residential housing

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residential security

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retail security

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retail theft

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security

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security assessment

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security guard

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security lighting

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security management

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security negligence

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security procedure

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security risk assessment

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security system

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security training

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theft

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training procedure

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video security system

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workplace safety and security


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Beaumont, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  Port Arthur, Texas;  Galveston, Texas;  and Missouri City, Texas.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   BA   Sociology (Criminology) and Spanish   La. Tech University  
1995   Certificate of Completion   Business Management   Rice University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2001 to 2008

 

LPT Security Consulting

 


 

President

 

He provides expert witness testimony in security related cases. He provide security consulting. He provides fraud investigations.

1989 to 2001

 

Eckerd Drug Corporation

 

Loss Prevention

 

Director of Loss Prevention Operations

 

He managed strategic initiatives of Loss Prevention and Operations for the Southern Regions of this $17B retail drug chain of 3000 stores.

1979 to 1989

 

Sears

 

Loss Prevention

 

Area Loss Prevention Manager

 

He was responsible for managing investigations and shrink reduction initiatives for up to 22 stores within the Houston Metro area.

1976 to 1979

 

Dallas Police Department

 

Patrol

 

Police Officer

 

He performed routine patrol duties while stationed at the Southeast Patrol Division.

1975 to 1976

 

Southern Research Corporation

 

Investigations

 

Investigator

 

He conducted undercover investigations for theft, narcotics and violations of company policies. He also served as a supervisor of security guards at Louisiana Downs Racetrack.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Licenses/Certifications

CPP 1982 - 1996 Security Consultant Private Investigator

Professional Appointments

Board of Directors, Retail Merchant Association, Houston, Texas


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He co authored Retail Crime, Security and Loss Prevention by Chuck Sennewald and John Christman, 2008. He is a frequent resource for media regarding internal theft and embezzlement, school security, and other related topics.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Butterworth  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has been retained for cases involving criminal acts by third parties where foreseeability and standard of care were the central issue. Examples of these types of cases involve serious bodily injury or death in parking lots, apartment complexes, public transportation and alike.
  • He has been retained to defend the practices of companies regarding termination for cause for issues of theft and workplace violence.
  • He has been retained as an expert for plaintiff and defendant involving cases of negligent security by contract security guards and nightclub/bar security staff. One case involved an arson committed by a contract guard at a motel.
  • He has been retained as a security consultant to review security vulnerability of companies, review organizational effectiveness and training, review security profile of a company's current efforts.
  • He has been retained to assist in the specification of equipment and the creation of an RFP for a manufacturing facility for CCTV, access control and security guard contract.
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:
He has provided expert witness and security consulting services since 2001. He has been involved in state and federal cases and has been court qualified. He has been retained by both Plaintiff and Defendant (60% Plaintiff/40% Defense) and has never had testimony excluded. He has successfully overcome several Daubert hearings.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Pharmacists expert on reviewing an inventory list to connect pharmaceutical drugs to a drug store.
  • Expert in parking lot design and markings for case involving parking lot injury.
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.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   BA degree in Spanish 1975. Proficiency is rusty at best.

Market Research:
He has over 40 years experience in areas such as crime prevention, standard of care, security management, negligent security and inadequate security..

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:
Training/Seminars

Expert developed and conducted training for the Houston Police Department Police Academy related to Crime Prevention certification for police officers. This was limited to retail loss prevention.

Expert has provided training to property managers and owners of apartment properties though the Houston Apartment Association and the Texas Apartment Association.

Expert created an educational program, Project CARE, to provide security planning initiatives for apartment property management. This program is based on the principles of CPTED and Crime-free Multi-housing.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has extensive experience with security related vendors. He has defined project scope, designated and/or approved enterprise level security systems including CCTV and alarms. He has extensive in the development of RFP and vendor sourcing.


 

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