Expert Witness Biography

Mike is a trained and experienced police and security professional with more than twenty-five years of experience. His comprehensive expertise comes from his work as a Military Police platoon leader, police officer, police sergeant, security guard and security manager. Mike applies his expertise to forensic casework involving the actions of police officers, police departments, private security details, and premises owners.

Mike has extensive training and educational experience having served as a police field training officer, field training supervisor, and in-service training instructor. He was a U.S. Army Military Police Platoon Leader and the recipient of the Army Commendation Medal for superior performance of duties while on active duty deployment. Mike is currently an adjunct instructor for a university level criminal justice program. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and is able to investigate fraud claims.

Mike has degrees in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (BS), and Legal Studies (MA). He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command. Mike holds a number of certifications awarded by state, federal and private agencies that include use of force instructor, firearms instructor, homicide investigation and Force Science® Research. Mike is a member of many professional associations, including the International and Illinois Chiefs of Police Associations.