Expert in Police Policy and Practice
Wide variety of police policy and practice cases, specifically use of force, confidential informants, show-up identification procedures, internal affairs, domestic violence, handcuffing, OC chemical agent, motor vehicle stops, probable cause, arrest, search and seizure, off duty employment, 1983 color of authority, CEPS cases.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
|Year: 2002||Degree: BS||Subject: Criminal Justice||Institution: Rutgers University|
|Year: 2005||Degree: MA||Subject: Criminal Justice||Institution: Rutgers University|
|Year: 2008||Degree: Ph.D||Subject: Criminal Justice||Institution: Rutgers University|
|Years: 2009 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Associate Professor||Department: Law and Police Science||Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for research and for teaching undergraduate, graduate and doctoral courses in policing and statistics. He also mentors students during their Master's theses and doctoral dissertation.
Expert has taught the following courses:
Advanced Issues in Policing (D)
Contemporary Problems in Community Policing (G)
Introduction to Criminal Justice (U)
Introduction to Law Enforcement (U)
Issues in Criminal Justice (Police & Corrections (G)
Police and the Community (U)
Police Ethics (G)
Problem-Oriented Policing (G)
Using Computers in Social Research (statistics) (G)
|Years: 1989 to 2005||Employer: Newark (NJ) Police Department||Title: Police Captain||Department: New Jersey||Responsibilities: Expert assumed a number of responsibilities throughout his career and each rank. Departments therein have included the Office of the Chief of Police, as well as the Operations Bureau and the Office of the Police Director in multiple instances each. He has also worked in the Criminal Investigations Bureau - Violent Crime Division; Field Operations Bureau; and Special Investigations Bureau.|
|Years: 1985 to 1989||Employer: Clifton Police Department||Title: Police Communications Technician||Department: New Jersey||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for managing police, fire and EMS field assets through a computer-aided dispatch system. During this time, he was also responsible for processing incoming calls for public safety and using advanced crime information systems.|
|Years: 1985 to 1989||Agency: Clifton, NJ (USA) police department||Role: Telecommunications Technician||Description: Manage 911 call volume and field assets|
|Years: 1989 to 2005||Agency: Newark, NJ (USA) Police Department||Role: Police Officer (Retired rank of Captain)||Description: Conduct all facets of policing, policy development and analysis|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2013 to 2015||Country / Region: Ministry of the Interior, Montevideo Uruguay||Summary: Policy advisor to the Uruguay National Police; conducted criminal investigation training|
|Associations / Societies|
|American Society of Criminology
Police Executive Research Forum, Washington, D.C.
Police Foundation, Washington, D.C.
|Awards / Recognition|
|The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Outstanding Mentor of the Year Winner
The Award for Outstanding Experimental Field Trial, Winner (research team member)
The American Society of Criminology Mentor of the Year Winner
The Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) Highly Commended Award Winner
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has several publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as several other publications. He has given a number of conference presentations and invited lectures.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert has drafted over 60 opinions or lent support to litigation to criminal and civil cases.
He has also qualified as an expert in federal court (Camden, NJ) and has testified at deposition.
Areas of expert opinion include use of force (physical force, handcuffing, firearms, chemical agents), confidential informants, internal affairs, general police responsibilities and governance, search and seizure, criminal investigations and narcotics investigations, motor vehicle stops, police pursuits, failure to intervene, off-duty action and color of authority, and patrol concepts.
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|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has led a number of training workshops.|