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Primary Area of Expertise

Use of Force

Expert Witness Profile

Mr. Robert Coventry has over twenty-five years' experience in the protection, security, and investigation field. Mr. Coventry started his career in protection in The United States Army as a Sniper Squad Leader for the 101st Airborne Division deployed in a protective and training role in Panama, and Honduras. He currently is the Chief Operations Officer of Starside Security & Investigation, Inc. he has held that position since 1991. He is licensed in Arizona, California and Florida as a Private Investigator and Security Company; he is also a licensed locksmith and training facility in California. He is certified by the Department of Justice as a Livescan fingerprint roller. He is also a 2nd Lieutenant in The Civil Air Patrol, United States Air Force Auxiliary. Mr. Coventry is the Chief Operations Officer of Starside Security & Investigation which provides Armed and Unarmed Security, Detention Services, Executive Protection (plain clothed armed professionals), Investigation, Locksmith Service and Firearm Training to law enforcement and the military. Starside is one of only 100 Security Companies on the Federal Supply Schedule (GS-07-9400S) and provides service nationwide. Starside's Corporate Headquarters is located in Diamond Bar, California, (Los Angeles County). Starside also has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Boulder CO, Phoenix, AZ, Orlando, FL, and Chicago, IL with two international offices one in Mexico City, Mexico and the other in Durbin South Africa.

Education & Licenses

CA PI 22199 / PPO 14220;
CA Locksmith Company LOC 4684;
CA Training Facility - Firearm TFF 1279;
AZ Security Agency 1690166 (Armed);
FL  PI A2800019 /  Security Company B 280008;
FL Private Investigator (Coventry)  C 2800340 / Manager  M 2800017;
OR Security Company (Armed) 79015;
USDOT #3132555