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Expert in Security Practices: Guards, Nightclubs, Bars, Apartments, Retail, Lighting, Shopping Centers, Motels

Expert ID: 730318 California, USA

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Expert has been a security consultant for over 35 years to: university/colleges, shopping centers, apartment and condo complexes, retail businesses, schools, government, law enforcement, large and small businesses. He conducts security assessments evaluating physical security issues (lighting, locks, fencing, landscaping, etc), electronic security measures (cameras, access control system, alarms), security guard operations and policy-procedures regarding security concerns. He is an independent consultant and sells no products, therefore he can provide an objective evaluation. Expert provides consulting to law enforcement including training on approaches to preventing crime.

He has consulted to all type of businesses, from single entrepreneur to Fortune 100 companies, providing security assessments of their physical and electronic security, security guard operations, and policy/procedures affecting security. He has consulted to public and private residential developments/multi-family complexes regarding security issues related to Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, security operations and working with local law enforcement. He has consulted to public and private educational institutions, from elementary schools to universities regarding overall security of their facilities.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: MPA Subject: Public Administration Institution: California University at Fullerton

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President/Owner Department:
Responsibilities:
As the President and Owner of this security design consultanct, Expert conducts security assessments; provides training; provides CPTED consulting to police departments; and provides expert witness support.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1970 to 1987 Employer: City of Orange Title: Master Patrol Officer Department: Police Department
Responsibilities:
Expert performed patrol duties and managed the Crime Prevention Unit.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1986 to Present Agency: Irvine Police Department, Irvine, CA Role: Consultant Description: He provides crime prevention related consulting services including: Review of development plans submitted to the city by architects; security assessments for businesses; development of building security codes; and, problem solving for locations with crime issues.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2008 to 2008 Country / Region: Saudi Arabia Summary: Worked for the City of Riyadh redevelopment agency and local law enforcement regarding the incorporation of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Concepts into existing and proposed development projects.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He has been a member of the International Association of Professional Security Consultants since 1987 and a charter member of the California Crime Prevention Officers Association. He belongs to other professional and law enforce organizations as listed on his Curriculum Vitae.
Awards / Recognition
He has been recognized for his work in law enforcement by Resolutions of the California State Legislature and Special Citation by the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has been retained for over 600 cases since 1983 and has an even ratio of plaintiff to defense case work. He has testified over 50 times in court and has over 100 depositions taken over this time period.
Training / Seminars
Expert has provided training to law enforcement on crime prevention programs and teaches at the police basic recruit academy.

Fields of Expertise

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