Expert in Law Enforcement Policies, Training & Management; Workplace Policies, Use of Force, Police Pursuits
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.
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 - Rocky Mount, North Carolina
|Year: 1974||Degree: JD||Subject: Law||Institution: University of North Carolina School of Law|
|Year: 1971||Degree: BS||Subject: Business administration||Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Years: 2003 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Attorney||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: He is a consultant and practicing attorney|
|Years: 1977 to 2003||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Special Deputy Attorney General||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: He was in charge of 11 attorneys who represented the Department Crime Control & Public Safety and N.C. of Division of Motor Vehicles.|
|Years: 1975 to 2003||Agency: North Carolina Department of Justice||Role: Special Deputy Attorney General||Description: 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.|
|Years: 2009 to Present||Agency: N.C. Conference of District Attorneys||Role: Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor||Description: Train prosecutors and law enforcement officers in highway safety issues.|
|Associations / Societies|
|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.
|Licenses / Certifications|
| 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.
|Awards / Recognition|
|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.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|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.|
|Training / Seminars|
|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.|