Expert Witness Biography

John Hassard is a security expert with nearly thirty years experience in retail loss prevention and premises security. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving injuries, assaults, and economic loss claims as they relate to loss prevention, security policies and procedures, training and hiring practices, and physical security measures.

John has worked at every level of the security profession, from contract security officer to director of loss prevention for a Fortune 500 retailer. John’s boots on the ground experience, combined with his strong academic background and extensive management experience provides a comprehensive understanding of security industry standards and best demonstrated practices.

John earned a M.Sc. in Security Management and a B.S. in Criminal Justice; he is also a member of many local and national professional organizations. John is certified in Loss Prevention, Security Management, and Fraud Examination.