Expert Litigation Support
Andrew Scott is an experienced law enforcement executive who consults frequently with attorneys, municipalities, and police departments on legal disputes involving police policies and procedures. He has been qualified as a police expert in federal and state courts.
Mr. Scott has provided Expert Witness Services in hundreds of matters:
- Excessive force (Police and Corrections)
- Improper deployment or use of TASER® Weapons
- Police pursuits (car chases)
- Use of force
- Wrongful death
Excellent communications skills, coupled with police training that enables Mr. Scott to remain calm under pressure, provide an effective combination in depositions and court testimony.
Mr. Scott is available to discuss police disputes where a consulting or testifying expert in police policies and procedures is needed. His services include:
- Case assessments
- Document review
- Oral and written reports
- Drafting of deposition questions
- Opposing expert evaluation
As a former Police Chief, Mr. Scott is an active member of the Forensics Committee and the Crime Prevention Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
The Forensics Committee studies issues and makes recommendations involving the use of the forensic sciences in police matters. According to the IACP committee, specific police forensic topics addressed include:
- Existing and emerging forensic technologies, including implementation guidelines
- Management and quality assurance for police forensic services
- Legal considerations relating to police forensic science and investigations
- Investigative and evidentiary uses of police forensic services
- Forensic components associated with counter-terrorism and/or mass disaster
- Relationships with crime scene investigation, evidence storage, identification units, and medical examiners
- Relationships and coordination with other branches of the criminal justice system, such as the NDAA and APRI
- Forensic sciences training, including crime scene investigations and evidence protection
Contact Andrew Scott by email or by calling (561) 302-0756 to learn more about police and law enforcement forensic standards. Read more about his law enforcement background here.