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Civil Rights Violations

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Moral authority matters in the courtroom. Professor Gregory Gilbertson has earned the respect of judges, juries, and attorneys alike for his lifetime of public service as a police officer, international police trainer, tenured college professor, private investigator, and guardian ad litem. He has twice volunteered for service in the Iraq and Afghanistan as an International Police Trainer. As a subject matter expert in police practices for the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Defense, Greg may be the only American tenured professor to serve in both Iraq and Afghanistan during time of war.

Greg has been retained as an expert witness on a variety of topics to include police misconduct, excessive force, false arrest, high speed pursuits, search and seizure, self-defense, and wrongful termination. In just four years he has consulted on nearly 60 civil and criminal cases with attorneys and clients in 14 states. Greg has successfully testified as an expert witness in both state and federal courts. His years of classroom teaching provide him a unique ability to explain complex issues to jurors in a manner they can easily understand. As a licensed private investigator for 16 years, Greg now focuses his practice exclusively on expert witness casework.

Greg has been a tenured professor of criminal justice at Centralia College for 18 years. In addition, he has instructed criminal justice courses for Brandman University, Saint Martin's University, and South Puget Sound Community College. He holds a Master’s degree in Justice Administration from Columbus State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Washington. He is also past contributor to NewsMaxTV, the Gannet Newspapers, the Associated Press, Alternet.org, and the radio program "Celebrity Court." While Greg resides in Olympia, Washington, he is available for expert witness casework anywhere in the United States.