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Retail Security Use of Force

By Mark Meredith
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The forensic evaluation of “use of force” for retail security guards will consider a variety of factors relevant to the circumstances of the incident. Factors including state and local…

Police Pursuits & Emergency Responses

By Mark Meredith
Expert Article

Most states have a limited exemption regarding traffic laws for police officers driving during an emergency. States recognize the importance of providing police officers the ability to respond to…

Field Sobriety Testing & Marijuana Impairment

By Mark Meredith
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The most reliable indicator of driver impairment is an observation of a driver’s behavior behind the wheel, followed by an assessment performed by a qualified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).…

Evaluating Security at Bars & Nightclubs

By Mark Meredith
Expert Article

Bars, taverns, nightclubs, and restaurants have a responsibility to implement reasonable measures to provide a safe environment for guests and employees. A central task in many of our cases is to…

Police Use/Non-Use of Body Worn Cameras

By Mark Meredith
Expert Article

The use/non-use of Body Worn Cameras (BWCs) by law enforcement may be called into question in a broad range of civil and criminal disputes. In this article, police practices expert Mark Meredith…