Over 55 years of total experience with 32 years of forensic expertise in shooting reconstruction, police involved shootings, firearms, and ballistics.
Since 2002, an independent forensic consultant specializing in Shooting Reconstruction, Police Shootings, Firearms, and Ballistics.
Former Commanding Officer of the Massachusetts State Police Crime Lab (Firearms/Ballistics) providing forensic services to 350 cities & towns, all state agencies, military services, and Federal Agencies (except FBI); and responsibility for all Police Department shooting evaluations as a member of the State Police Shooting Review Board.
Cases and/or testimony in all states (except HI); Canada, Haiti, Great Britain, Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan, U.S. Virgin Islands, Colombia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines.
25+ years as a Massachusetts State Police Officer with numerous command positions including Staff Inspector, Station Commander, Troop Shift Commander, Operations Section Commander.
U.S. Army veteran (1963-66); Ordnance Corps as a Explosive Ordnance Technician & Small Arms Repair specialist. Crew Chief of .50 Caliber MG; participated in Operation PowerPack (1965). Graduate of the Army Ordnance School; Paratrooper School; and assigned to Aberdeen Proving Ground (MD) and the 40th Ordnance Company (Europe).
Mr. Scott has been retained in thousands of cases for prosecutors, U.S. Attorneys General, District Attorneys, military attorneys, defendants & plaintiffs, engineers, authors, insurance companies, civic organizations, firing ranges, and private citizens.
Member of American Academy of Forensic Sciences, International Assoc for Identification, International Assoc of Chiefs of Police, and Academy Standards Board (Consensus Board for Firearms and Toolmarks).
Mr. Scott holds a Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Science Cum Laude and was enrolled in a Master of Business Administration Degree; he has completed the Bureau of ATF National Firearms Examiner Academy along with other forensic training.y are.
Mr. Scott testifying in New Mexico Superior Court (Torres v Albuquerque Police).