Steven T. Baker Security Expert Witness

Retained in matters involving:

• Bars and Nightclub Security
• False Arrest
• Security Guard Conduct
• Firearm Training and handling
• Use-Of-Force
• Batons, Defensive Tactics and Chemical Sprays (Pepper Spray)
• Contract Security Operations
• Alcohol service
• Handcuffing tactics and application
• Use-Of-Force
• Shootings
• Alarm and CCTV related issues
• Workplace Violence
• Security Training

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Steven T. Baker CPP, PSP, PCI

Mr. Baker provides Expert Witness and Forensic Security Consulting services to attorneys involved in premises security litigation. Steve investigates and opines on crime foreseeability, standard of care, training, use-of-force, policy and procedures and causation.

Steven has been accepted by Nevada’s 8th District Court as an expert in security.

Retained equally by both plaintiff and defense counsel Steve has successfully assisted clients in reaching favorable resolution to their litigation issues.

Steven T. Baker's Bio

Shooting Expert

Steven T. Baker provides consultation and testimony on the reasonable use of firearms by security personnel and civilians.  Civilians utilizing concealed carry and armed security may become involved in situations (shootings, brandishing, threats with weapons), where the reasonableness and legality of their actions are challenged.  Review of firearm use, standard of care, and the education of the shooting expert provide the foundation for determining the reasonableness of each parties’ actions. We review the incident and opine based on local law, training standards, and the reasonableness of the use of force under the circumstances and conditions of the incident.

Mr. Baker has over 30 years of firearm experience in the private sector including armed security, executive protection, training civilians and security officers.  He has attended numerous firearm courses including security firearm training, tactical firearm, concealed carry, force-on-force training, use-of-force instructor, and firearm legal updates.  

Steve has the following Firearm experience and certifications:

NRA Law Enforcement Firearm Instructor


Use of Deadly Force Instructor - Massad Ayoob
Shooting Reconstruction Course - Forensic Pieces

NRA Training Counselor (Instructor Trainer)


Personal Protection Inside and Outside the Home
Chief Range Safety Officer

Security Firearm Instructor

State of Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board
State of California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
State of Arizona Department of Public Safety
State of Texas Department of Public Safety

Defense Tactics International Affiliate Instructor
Concealed Carry Instructor


Cases located at:

• Bars and Nightclubs
• Casinos
• Apartment/Condo Complex
• Short Term “Weekly” Rental Properties
• Hospitals
• Elder Care Facilities
• Hotels/Motels
• Parking Lots/Structures
• Fast Food Restaurants
• Retail Stores
• Shopping Centers and Strip Malls

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