Expert Witness Services

The 2000's brought new complex concepts to civil litigation, which has produced a need for an outside consultant to offer advice and possible solutions toward proving cases. CP Consultants, Inc. fulfills this need by applying proven security/safety principals and procedures, thereby providing you with the tools to achieve your objective.

Paul R. Calandra CHPA,CHSP a board certified Security/Safety Consultant has been providing forensic security/safety services to both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys for over 40 years. His services include conducting detailed forensic retrospective investigations involving premises liability and negligent security/safety allegations, while providing expert testimony in various areas of hospital, industrial,commercial, restaurant, bar, retail etc. and all other types of environments and establishments that are open to the public.

Mr. Calandra's professional credentials include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Safety Administration and several board certifications from International Associations, plus 50 years of experience in Security, Safety, Fire Protection, Law Enforcement and as a certified Expert Witness.
During those years Mr. Calandra addressed some of the following issues during his security/safety liability cases:
  • Foreseeability
  • Security/Safety Standards/Best Practices
  • Security Post Order Development
  • Security/Safety policies, Procedures and Practices
  • Physical Security/Safety Measures
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Security Officer Hiring, Training etc.
  • Concert & Special Event Security
  • Facility and Site Design
  • Loss Prevention
  • Lighting
  • Camera, Alarm and Access Control Systems
  • Fire Systems and Designs
In addition, he has extensive experience with four major urban hospitals and various companies in the design of loss prevention and safety programs. A partial listing of his areas of specialization includes:

InadequateSecurity/Safety issues in all Environments
Slips and Falls (Parking
Lots, Sidewalks, Driveways,
Stairways, escalators etc).
Construction Site Safety
Healthcare (Security, Safety,
Protection Devices)

Expert Security/Safety Services Available
  • Deposition and Trial Testimony
  • Foreseeability Analysis
  • Expert Security/Safety Reports
  • Security/Safety Assessments
  • Document Review and Analysis
  • Deposition Question Outlines
  • Demonstrative Evidence
  • Reasonableness of Security Officers
Environments Served
  • Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities
  • Retail & Shopping Centers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Facilities
  • Schools, University & College Campuses
  • Office & Commercial Buildings
  • Apartments & Condos
  • Motels & Hotels
  • Parking Lot/Garage Facilities
  • Supermarkets
  • Housing Authorities
  • Bars/Taverns & Nightclubs
  • Restaurants
  • Residential Housing
  • Special Events
  • Airports/Airlines
  • Cemeteries
  • Chemical/Patroleum Industry

    Curriculum Vitae  Available by Request