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Robert R. Pusins & Associates, Inc.

Robert R. Pusins & Associates, Inc.

171 Southeast 14th Street
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060

Phone(954) 303-2169

Website https://www.robertpusins.com

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Expert Witness
Robert R. Pusins is a retired (2018) law enforcement professional and most recently served as an Executive Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office (FL). He has more than 35 years of progressive law enforcement experience, including over 30 years with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FL). He has held the title of police officer, field training officer, detective, sergeant, captain, major, assistant police chief and executive director. Mr. Pusins is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Robert has been retained in civil and criminal cases, state and federal, in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington D. C., West Virginia and Canada. He has consulted on police misconduct, arrests, use of force, deadly force, wrongful death, police pursuits, police tactics, E-911 Communications, law enforcement policies and procedures, and police hiring and retention.

Services

• Case evaluation, review and analysis
• Incident reconstruction
• Policy review and evaluation
• Preparation of written opinion reports.
• Testimony in depositions, hearings and trial
• Professional case consulting services


Litigation Support Services

Robert R. Pusins provides professional case consulting services including comprehensive case evaluations and reviews from the perspective of proper and accepted police practices and procedures. Included is an extensive review of all case file materials and if necessary and requested, a site inspection visit. A review of the law enforcement agencies written policies and procedures is a critical step to determine both officer compliance and the extent to which the agency adheres to nationally recognized standards. This process is important for both plaintiff and defense.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

Robert Pusins is a retired law enforcement professional, most recently having served as an Executive Director for the Broward Sheriff's Office (FL), the largest, fully accredited sheriff's office in the US. He has over 35 years of progressive law enforcement experience, including supervisory, management and command positions. He served with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department (FL) for over 30 years. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

He has served in operations, investigative and administrative commands and held the title of police officer, field training officer, detective, sergeant, captain, commander, major, assistant police chief, and since January of 2013, executive director.

Since 1997, Robert has been retained for his expertise in civil and criminal cases, federal and state, state and federal, in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington DC, West Virginia and Canada.

He has consulted on cases involving arrests, use of force, deadly force, wrongful death, police pursuits, police tactics, E-911 Communications, policies and procedures and hiring and retention.

Consulting Practice

All States

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Affiliations

FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBI-NA)
International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA)
Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)


Awards & Honors

Recipient of over 100 awards and commendations during a 30-year career in law enforcement.


Publications

“Recapturing Lives: Homeless Outreach in Broward County, Florida," The Police Chief, (November 2014): 54–55 p (IACP)


"The Police Response to Homelessness, the Fort Lauderdale Model", The Journal, the Voice of Law Enforcement, Volume 6, Number 4, Fall 2000.


Education

FBI National Academy (191st Session)
Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Command Officers Development Course (4th Session) (SPI)
Broward County Police Academy (46th Session)
University of South Florida - Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
Over 3,000 hours of advanced, specialized and management law enforcement training




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