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Name: John L. Sullivan

Current Employment:

Address: P.O. Box 36147, Las Vegas, NV 89133

Tel: (702) 255-0123


Internet Website:

(1) Relevant prior and part-time employment, with dates:

(2) Degrees and relevant special training:

(3) Other professional activities:

Prior to retirement from the Las Vegas Metro. Police Department I supervised the investigations of approximately one-hundred officer-involved deadly force incidents. These investigations were supervised in my capacity of Deputy Chief, chief of detectives, and before that, Commander of the Internal Affairs Bureau.

For the twelve years prior to retirement, I chaired the LVMPD's Shooting Review Board and the Use of Force Review Board.

Provide daylong seminars to federal, state, county and local law enforcement officers on Use of Force Liability Issues, Investigating Officer Involved Use of Force Incidents, and Administrative Review of Use of Force Incidents. Approximately 4,000 officers have attended these seminars.

Past chairperson and 14 year board member of Nevada Peace Officers Standards and Training. Past chairperson and 12 year board member of the Rocky Mountain Intelligence Network, (RMIN).

For over 25 years taught law enforcement officers; Defensive Tactics, Weaponless Defense, Street Survival Tactics, SWAT Tactics, Homicide Investigation, Criminal Investigations, Supervisory Techniques, Executive Development, Unusual Occurrences, Interviews and Interrogations and Patrol Tactics.

Guest lecture at the International Gaming Conference 2000 on, Personnel Practices of; hiring, training, supervision and retention of security personnel.

(4) Retainer information:

(5) Name, address and telephone of attorneys who may be contacted as references:

Jason L Aldrich Esq,
Gattey, Baranic. LLP
2445 5th Ave. Suite 350
San Diego, CA. 92101-1677
(619) 232 - 8142

George F. Hollowell, Esq.,
246 S. Hines St.,
Greenville, Mississippi 38701
(662) 378-3103

R. Richard Costello, Esq.,
3773 Howard Hughes Parkway,
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
(702) 792-3773

Kent Robison, Esq.,
71 Washington Street,
Reno, Nevada 89503
(775) 329-3151

Dale A. Hayes, Esq.
Marquis & Aurach
10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
(702) 942-2125

Tim Buxton, Esq.,

950 S. Cherry St.

Suite 600

Denver, Colorado 80246

(303) 759-9945

John E. Hanson, Esq.,
Law Offices of Scalley & Reading,
Second Floor,
261 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Armando Rivera, Esq.,
One South Church Ave,
Suite 900,
Tucson, Arizona 85701-1620

Mr. Eugene Wait, Esq.,
305 W. Moana Lane
Second Floor
Reno, Nevada 89509
(775) 827-5500

Barrett T Weisz, Esq.,
1800 15th Street, Suite 101
Denver, Colorado 80202
(303) 893-8000

(6) Publications that contain your paid advertisements (since 1996):

National Forensic Center - Martindale & Hubbell - Legal Expert Pages

(7) Usual and customary fee:

 (8) Areas of Expertise and Experience:

- Letter codes used in front of the subject mean:
[ T ] Testified in court or at depositions on the subject;
[ R ] Retained as a consultant, but have not testified on the subject.
[ Q ] Qualified to testify or consult on the subject, but have not served as a paid consultant.

[T] Agency policies, practices and customs
[T] Batons, Flashlights and other impact weapons
[T] Chemical irritants and electrical weapons
[T] Deadly force, shooting avoidance and alternatives
[T] Employee dishonesty investigations
[T] Inadequate premise security
[T] Insufficient or inadequate training
[T] Prisoner transport, restraints, handcuffing and hog-tying.
[T] Search and seizure
[T] SWAT techniques, hostage & barricaded situations
[T] Use/protection of confidential informants
[T] Vehicle Pursuit & emergency response policies and procedures

(9) Types of cases you will not accept:

         Cases that there is a demonstrated distortion of the facts by the attorney retaining my services.

(10) Other information relevant in evaluating your services (publications, awards, achievements, special interests)

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