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As a canine forensic expert, Michael testifies about the proper and improper use of a canine to identify and obtain evidence in a crime. His many years of hands-on experience as a canine handler for the New York City Police Department and the Commanding Officer of the Nassau County Police canine unit provides him specific and in-depth knowledge regarding the proper use of police dogs to obtain and identify evidence in a crime.
With many years of police dog management and deployment experience as a police canine handler and trainer, Michael is able to opine on the proper use of canine deployment as well as the proper use of force in suspect apprehension. He has deep and specific knowledge about how a police dog should be used in various scenarios and expertise in crime scene preservation involving canines.
Michael is a certified canine trainer and examiner of police patrol, tracking, and scent detection dogs through the New York State Bureau of Municipal Police (retired). He has extensive hands-on experience with scent dog detection work, and an understanding of how dogs should be utilized properly to track a scent—whether it be for explosives, narcotics, cadaver, or missing persons.
Michael has served as a dog bite expert in various civil cases, and has provided evaluations and affidavits to the court in dangerous dog cases involving private citizens as well as municipalities and government agencies. In this capacity, Michael has also served as a consultant to private clients and attorneys representing private citizens involved with dangerous dog cases. Additionally, Michael has evaluated canines for their suitability as pets and their ability to interact safely in a pack environment.