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 Expert  728590

Expert in Law Enforcement Policies, Training & Management; Workplace Policies, Use of Force, Police Pursuits

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert represented police agencies for over 28 years. He has taught in basic, in-service and advanced law enforcement schools concerning all aspects of police policy, management, use of force, police pursuit and civil liability. He drafted policies for a CALEA accredited police agencies. He has taught a law enforcement management course at North Carolina State University for over 15 years and is the author of two books used in the course. He has testified as a court expert in the area of police policy, management, use of force and police pursuit. Expert limits his consultation and testimony to assist a law enforcement officer or agency. He does not consult or testify against a law enforcement officer or agency.

law enforcement training




police activity


police brutality


police custody death


police dog


police failure to protect


police interrogation


police liability


police misconduct


police operations


police practice


public policy


use of force

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Jacksonville, North Carolina;  Greenville, North Carolina;  and Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   JD   Law   University of North Carolina School of Law  
1971   BS   Business administration   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to







He is a consultant and practicing attorney

1977 to 2003


North Carolina Department of Justice


Crime Control & Motor Vehicle Section


Special Deputy Attorney General


He was in charge of 11 attorneys who represented the Department Crime Control & Public Safety and N.C. of Division of Motor Vehicles.

Career Accomplishments:

AAMVA Legal Services Working Group: North American Driver License Compact; AAMVA Model Law Committee; N.C. Governor's Task Force on Driving While Impaired; Youth Accountability Task Force – Legal Working Group.


Expert is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court and Inferior Courts of North Carolina; U.S. Supreme Court; 4th Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal District Courts of North Carolina, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.


Selected as an Outstanding Young Man in America; Outstanding Service Award Mothers Against Drunk Driving; Order of the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina ‘s highest award for public service.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has authored many publications including a DWI Manual for Prosecutors, Legal Aspects of Police Supervision, A Follow Up Evaluation of the North Carolina Safe Roads Act, Notable Papers on Alcohol and Highway Safety, Handcuff Neuropathy, and Radar Time Distance Law.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Thomson Learning) Belmont, CA (2002)  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1975 to 2003   North Carolina Department of Justice   Special Deputy Attorney General   Expert was Section head for Crime Control & Motor Vehicles Section of the North Carolina Attorney General's Office March 1975-October 31, 2003. This section is responsible for representing the Dept. of Crime Control and Public Safety that includes the North Carolina Highway Patrol and the Division of Alcohol Law Enforcement and the Division of Motor Vehicles. The attorneys advise the Secretary of Crime Control & Public Safety and directors of the numerous divisions on legal and personnel issues as well as train all members of the Highway Patrol, Motor Carrier Enforcement Officers and agents of Alcohol Law Enforcement. Motor vehicle law, including DWI and Alcohol Beverage Control training materials used to instruct all state and local law enforcement officers are developed and revised by this section. Since 1984 this section handles all criminal appeals from persons convicted of DWI, vehicular homicide and traffic offenses. This section also advises the Governor's Highway Safety program and the chemical analysis branch of the Department of Health and Human Services on issues relating to DWI and highway safety.
2009 to   N.C. Conference of District Attorneys   Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor   Train prosecutors and law enforcement officers in highway safety issues.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert has been a consultant witness in cases involving employment, police pursuits, use of force policies, and emergency response.
  • Expert has been an expert witness (report & deposed) in several court cases.
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 represented police officers in court in civil proceedings for over thirty years. In addition he has filed reports, been deposed and/or testified in several cases as an expert witness. Expert does limit his testimony to support the police officer. He is not comfortable reviewing or testifying in cases against a law enforcement officer or a law enforcement agency.
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 numerous courses and training seminars including the one he teaches at the Administrative Officers Management Program at North Carolina State University as well as the Law Enforcement Executives Program at North Carolina State University. Over 2,000 police officers have been educated by these courses.


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