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

Expert ID: 728590 North Carolina, USA

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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.

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

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Year Degree Subject Institution
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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
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.

Career Accomplishments

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.

Additional Experience

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.

Fields of Expertise

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