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Expert in Police Use of Force, Investigations, Policy, Pursuit, Patrol, and Taser.

Expert ID: 730207 Florida, USA

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Expert is a former law enforcement officer, police chief, police academy instructor and director, and criminal justice professor who has written hundreds of articles on law enforcement issues since 1989. He had a regular column in Law and Order Magazine for a decade and also has had columns in PoliceOne.com, PoliceLink.com, and Officer.com. Articles have been published in Police, Sheriff, Narc Officer, American Police Beat, Corrections Technology and Management, and many others. A certified police instructor in a number of areas including firearms, defensive tactics, and vehicle operations, Expert has earned degrees up to the doctoral level. He has been interviewed on law enforcement issues by local and national media many times since 1989 including by Associated Press, CBS Evening News, CNN, HLN, MSNBC, and The Washington Post. A court approved expert in police matters, Expert has provided his expertise to firms located across the United States. He has provided contract teaching for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and others.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: Ed.D. Subject: Educational Leadership Institution: Argosy University
Year: 1996 Degree: M.P.A./C.J. Subject: Public Administration in Criminal Justice Institution: City University
Year: 1986 Degree: B.S. Subject: Administration of Justice Institution: Guilford College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1989 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Consultant Department:
Responsibilities:
Provide consulting, contract teaching, article and book writing, technical review, and other services requiring law enforcement expertise.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2009 to 2010 Employer: Central Ohio Technical College Title: Director, Institute for Public Safety Department:
Responsibilities:
Executive over college's educational and training Center for law enforcement, criminal justice, basic police academies, fire science, EMS emergency medical technician, and paramedic.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2009 Employer: Seminole Community College Title: Program Manager, Professor, Criminal Justice Department:
Responsibilities:
Educational executive over criminal justice academies. Teach online and in-person courses in academic degree criminal justice and basic criminal justice academies.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2004 Employer: City of Randleman Police Department Title: Chief of Police Department:
Responsibilities:
Chief executive of full service municipal law enforcement agency.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 2002 Employer: South Piedmont Community College Title: Chairman, Public Services Department Department:
Responsibilities:
Served as Chairman of Public Services Department as educational executive over areas of Criminal Justice, Sociology, Human Services, Early Childhood Education and other areas. Also was Instructor of Criminal Justice.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Police Certifications in New Jersey (1989/1992), New Mexico (2004), North Carolina 1999), and Florida (2006).
Police Instructor certifications in Florida for General Topics, Firearms, Defensive Tactics, and Vehicle Operations.
North Carolina Police Instructor and Juvenile Minority Sensitivity Training: Train the Trainer course.
New Mexico Department of Public Safety Instructor Development
Professional Appointments
Regular column, Law and Order: The Magazine for Police Management (1991-2001_
Awards / Recognition
Multiple Year Award Honoree: Who's Who Among America's Teachers (2002, 2004, and 2005).
Invited to The White House in Washington, DC, as police leader to meet with President George W. Bush (April 1992).
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has written hundreds of articles since 1989 including for PoliceLink.com, PoliceOne.com, Officer.com, Law and Order Magazine, Police, Sheriff, Narc Officer, Corrections Technology and Management, and American Police Beat.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert, an accepted police expert in Federal court, has been retained as an expert on law enforcement matters for law firms in Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. He has experience providing litigation, deposition, and trial support, giving deposition, and testifying at trial.
Training / Seminars
Expert has presented many courses including "The Police as Expert Witnesses", "Hiring a Police Expert," "New Social Media and the Police," "Managing the Millenial Generation of Police"
Marketing Experience
Expert has written hundreds of article on police topics and trends.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert's ability to explain complex criminal justice issues in simple terms has garnered him hundreds of media interviews including with national networks for live interviews including with CNN and MSNBC.

Fields of Expertise

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