Expert Witness in Police Uses of Force, in Custody Death, Internal Affairs
Jerry has experience as a police executive in the Los Angeles Police Department as a Captain, as a Deputy Police Commissioner for the Baltimore Police Department, and Chief of Investigations for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.
For years, Jerry consulted and guided municipalities on high-profile police-involved incidents as a member of the agency. However, since retiring in 2021 as a Law Enforcement expert, he has been hired to work on high-profile and sensitive cases.
Jerry is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Class 234 and holds a master's in Leadership from St. Mary College of California. He also holds a bachelor's degree in business management. Jerry has policing experience with both west coast and east coast law enforcement agencies.
Extensive investigative experience and witness interviewing specialist. Also, expert witness in policing matters after 35 years of policing experience. Retained as an expert witness in federal civil rights cases and consulted by municipalities to assist in many high-profile police incidents.
Areas of Expertise
Use of Force (Lethal and Less Lethal); Investigative Policies and Procedures, Review, Adjudication, and Reality-Based Training Scenarios; Police Corruption / Internal Administrative Investigations; Vice Procedures and Investigations; Undercover Operations; Vehicle Pursuits Investigations, Adjudication, and Policies and Procedures; Police In-Custody Death Investigations; Policy Review and Analysis.
CURRICULUM VITAE FOR JERONIMO RODRIGUEZ
Expert Witness / Consultant Specialties Include:
Use of Force (Lethal and Less Lethal)
-Investigative policies and procedures, review, adjudication, and reality-based training scenarios
Police Corruption / Internal Administrative Investigations
Vice procedures and Investigations - undercover operations
Vehicle Pursuits Investigations, adjudication, and policies and procedures
Use of Force (Lethal and Less Lethal)
Police In-Custody Death Investigations
Policy Review and analysis
Private Investigator, FL. A 3200081, C3200062
Profession Law Enforcement over 35 years of experience at all levels
Registration CAL POST (Police Officer Standards and Training), Maryland Police Correctional Training Commission, Florida Private Investigator, PI No. C 3200062, LLMRI – Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute
Education Saint Mary's College of California
Master of Science in Leadership
University of Phoenix
• Experience Over 35 years of policing experience with 15 years at the upper
management and executive level. Experience in east coast and west coast policing within a total of four different agencies.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office (02/2019 to 05/2021)
• CAL-ID Program Manager, special investigator, and police trainer
San Francisco District Attorney's Office (12/2016 to 02/2019)
• Chief of Investigations oversaw all investigation and investigators for the D/A's Office in San Francisco.
NICE Systems (05/2015 to 09/2016
• Law Enforcement Business Development Manager for the public safety division of NICE.
Baltimore Police Department – Baltimore Maryland (01/2013 to 05/2015)
• Deputy Police Commissioner (sworn), Professional Standards and Accountability Bureau
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California (1986 to 2013)
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California
• Patrol Commanding Officer (2010 to 2013)
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California (2006 to 2010)
• Police Lieutenant (I and II)
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California (1996 to 2006)
• Sergeant I&II
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California (1986 to 1996)
• Police Officer, Field Training Officer, Undercover Vice Investigator
Los Angeles Police Department- Los Angeles, California (2001 to 2013)
International Association of Chief of Police- Miami FL (2006)
Baltimore Police Department- Baltimore Maryland (2013 to 2015)
San Luis Obispo Co Sheriff's Office (2018 - 2021)
Tomball Police Department- Tomball Texas (02/2022)
LLMRI Various Cities through the United States (2018 Present)
Fingerprint Identification - Basic Training 2019
POST Executive Development I&II
Senior Management Institute for Police, 2017
Advanced Incident Management System Training at Texas A&M University 2011
FBI National Academy Graduate – Class 234 Quantico Virginia 2008
Command Development Course - LAPD 2009
National Transportation Safety Board – Major Crime Scene Investigation and
Photo-documentation. Virginia 2004
Supervisory Leadership Institute- 20004
Homicide Investigation School – LAPD 2005
Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation - 2005
West Point Leadership Program – LAPD 2001
Internal Affairs Investigations Course – LAPD 1996
Vice Investigation School - LAPD 1990
Narcotics School Investigation LAPD 1990
Masters in Leadership, Saint Mary's College of California 2019
Advanced NIMS/ICS - Texas A&M 2011
Management POST Certificate from the State of California 2010
Bachelor of Science, Business Management – University of Phoenix 2005
FBI National Academy – Quantico Virginia 2008
NTSB Major Incident Investigation and Photo Documentation Virginia 2004
Supervisory Leadership Institute San Diego CA 2000
West Point Leadership – LAPD 2001
*Proof and references available upon request
Florida and all States
• Total of 35 years of law enforcement experience. Jerry spent 26 of those years with the Los Angeles Police Department
• Retired in 2013 at the rank of Captain
• Leadership assignments included the Patrol Commanding Officer, Adjutant to the Office of Operations, Watch Commander, sergeant, and field training officer.
FL Private Investigator C3200062
FL A 3200081
Legal Experience & Services
35 years of Policing experience rising through the ranks of executive positions.
Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
California Association of Licensed Investigators
Texas Association of Licensed Investigators
Florida Licensed Private Investigators
• Expert witness in federal civil rights cases
• Policing experience with both west coast and east coast law enforcement agencies.
• Expertise in misconduct, police use of force, officer-involved shootings, sexual harassment, gender bias, Internal Affairs, and policing best practices.
Master's In Leadership from St. Mary College of California
Bachelors in Business Management
FBI National Academy, Class 234