Greg Meyer, a retired Captain from the Los Angeles Police Academy, served for 30 years, including eight years as a commanding officer. Greg is a member of the National Advisory Board of the Force Science Research Center, a member of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
He holds the Certified Litigation Specialist credential of the Americans for Effective Law Enforcement (AELE), and is a member of the AELE seminar faculty for lethal and nonlethal weapons issues.
He is chairman of the Training Seminars Committee of the Peace Officers Association of Los Angeles County (POALAC); and he serves on the advisory board for "POLICE" magazine.
Greg has served as a use of force expert witness in his official capacity for the Los Angeles City Attorney and Los Angeles District Attorney, as well as privately across the United States. He specializes in risk management issues including policy, training, equipment, tactics, supervision and review processes, with a focus on injury reduction during lethal and nonlethal encounters.
He was an expert witness during the Rodney King federal civil trial, and he was a consultant for the defense during the sentencing phase of the criminal trial.
He is the recipient of Defensive Tactics Newsletter's leadership award for his research in the nonlethal weapons field.
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