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 Expert  727528

Expert in Deadly Force, Failure to Protect, Police & Security Officer Training, Practices and Procedures

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Louisiana (LA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is the author of several books and has testified on numerous court cases in the past 28 years involving security and law enforcement. Expert assists attorneys, business owners, institutions and insurance companies with liability claims related to third party criminal injury of customers and invited guests onto private, commercial and public premises.Crime studies completed by Expert include Crime Foreseeability: the likelihood of crime at a given site by correlating neighborhood demographics with key indicators of crime. Expert also does Demographic Analysis - Census tract information is analyzed including transience, low income, high unemployment and single parent household data. Security assessment includes: on site examination and analysis of a facility, business, home or public or private institution to ascertain the present security status, identifying deficiencies or excesses, determining protection need and making recommendations to improve overall security.

Expert's Certifications include NRA Certification as National Firearms Instructor, Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Security Officer Instructor in Louisiana and Florida, Louisiana State Police Firearms Instructor, Expert holds certifications as Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, (FACFE ), Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Examiners, ( DABFE ) and Homeland Security Certification with the American College of Forensic Examiners International ( MACFE )

Expert's work as Forensic Criminologist involves the use of force by law enforcement and security officers, failure to protect and the use of deadly force. Other areas include police automobile pursuits, police policy & procedures, training, misconduct, civil rights violations, harassment, & entrapment.


college security


crime prevention


hospital security




hotel security


motel security


physical security


premises security




public safety


resort security




security assessment


security company


security guard


security lighting


security procedure


security standard


security training


street light

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  
1986   PhD   Criminal Justice   Southwest University Phoenix, AZ  
1981   PhD   Completed course work in Education   University of Southern Mississippi Long Beach, Ms  
1975   MS   Criminal Justice   University of Southern Missiissippi, Long Beach, MS  
1972   BA   Criminology   Loyola University of the South New Orleans  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1980 to 2009


Orleans Regional Security Institute





Expert assists attorneys, business owners, institutions and insurance companies with liability claims related to third party criminal injury of customers and invited guests onto private, commercial and public premises. Expert does both plaintiff and defense consulting. Expert directs the firearms training division of the company that trains private citizens for concealed handgun permits and security officer requirements.

1976 to 2009


Tulane University


Division of Continuing Education


Adjunct Professor


Teach Criminal Justice and Criminology classes. In addition, supervises students involved in Special Project classes and Internships in Criminal Justice agencies

1980 to 1988


Jefferson Parish Vo-Tech School


Law Enforcement and Security Training




Expert was responsible for training law enforcement and security officers in state certified classes in a three parish (county) metro area of New Orleans. Expert was also responsible for coordinating all curriculum for classes and scheduling instructors for each program. Program had approximately 25 part time instructors.

1979 to 1979


City of New Orleans


New Orleans Police Department


Director of Education and Training


.Expert was responsible for the education and training of 1500 police officers and 1000 non commissioned civilians of the New Orleans Police Department.

1975 to 1978


City of New Orleans


Mayor's criminal Justice Coordinating Council


Criminal Justice Police Planner


Expert was responsible for writing grant proposals to the U. S. Justice Department involving police programs that needed funding. He was also responsible for monitoring police activities that were funded by the Justice Department and writing evaluations. Expert wrote the Crime Analysis for the City of New Orleans for the years 1975, 76, 77 and 1978.

1974 to 1974


City of Oberlin , Ohio


Police Department


Police Chief


Expert was responsible for the operations of the Oberlin Police Department. The police department consisted of approximately 35 police officers and 5 civilians.

1972 to 1973


Illinois Valley Community College


Division of Technology


Law Enforcement Instructor/ Coordinator


Expert was responsible for the training of law enforcement officers from a three county area. Expert developed curriculum , staffed teaching positions and taught classes in nearby prisons.

1967 to 1972


City of New Orleans


Police Department


Police Officer


Expert worked as uniform officer, desk sergeant, homicide detective and undercover assignments.

Career Accomplishments:

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Publications and Patents Summary

See page 15 and 19 of CV

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • See page 20 of CV
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 testified on numerous cases in the past twenty eight years involving security and law enforcement issues. Expert is qualified in Federal and State courts in such issues of Use of Deadly Force, Failure to Protect against third party crime, Police and Security Officer Training and Law Enforcement and Security Officer Practices and Procedures.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • University security expert for consulting on college/university security - negligence claims.
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.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed and implemented many programs involving law enforcement and private security for the State of Louisiana Vocational Training Department, Tulane University and training curriculum for many hospitals. Expert has lectured at police academies, private schools and groups such as the American Society of Industrial Security and the National Rifle Association.


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