Expert Witness Services

With more than 35 years of experience in law enforcement and security, WJ Cousins and Associates are highly qualified to offer services as an expert witness, litigation support, security consultant, and professional trainer. Mr. Cousins represents both plaintiff and the defense.

Whether you need consulting, expert testimony, opinions, reports, or onsite inspections, contact us if you need litigation support in these specific areas shown below.

About William J. Cousins:
A retired Supervisory Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, Mr. Cousins has continued his career for over 15 years in the private sector.

He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and their Police Executive Leadership Program, where he earned a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Community Development. He is board certified by the American Society of Industrial Security, having earned the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation.

An experienced speaker about security, Mr. Cousins also serves as an adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Department at Oakland University, where he teaches security administration.

WJ Cousins & Associates provides litigation support for:

  • Use of Force
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Security for Marijuana Facilities
  • Premise Liability
  • Risk Management
  • School Security
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Workplace Violence

Need Some Advice?

Do you have cannabis clients that need advice on risk management and security?

Well, WJ Cousins and Associates has years of experience in this industry and an established record of assisting cannabis businesses. They have created security plans, policies, and procedures for different classifications of cannabis licenses. Contact us to learn more.

To stay up-to-date on the cannabis and security industries, WJ Cousins and Associates have a variety of affiliations and memberships in professional and/or industry organizations.


  • Detroit Crime Commission – Commissioner
  • Oakland County Sheriff Advisory Council – Member
  • American Society for Industrial Security – Member and Former Board of Directors-Detroit Chapter
  • Association of Certified Commercial Cannabis Experts – Member
  • International Chiefs of Police – Member
  • Association of Former U.S. Secret Service Agents – Member

How can we help you? Reach out to us today to tell us exactly what you need.