J. Patrick Murphy
Security Expert

Mr. Pat Murphy is a Houston, Texas security expert witness who provides nationwide forensic security expert witness services the areas of premises liability and negligent security. Areas of expertise involve the reasonable standard of care in Security Management, Premises Liability, Background Checks, Retail Security, Security Guards, Nightclub Security, Apartment Security and the adequacy of company policy and procedures.  He has been retained in excess of 500 cases.

Over 40 years of experience including law enforcement, senior corporate security management, security consulting and expert witness.  Security planning is the result of extensive experience in risk management.  Without knowing the risks a company cannot plan accordingly.  This is why Mr. Murphy is so effective as an expert witness:  personal practices creates the best insight into litigated matters.

Expert Witness

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Pat Murphy provides security expert witness support for both defense firms and plaintiff firms.

  • Bar and Bouncer negligent security.
  • Apartment security.
  • Shoplifting.
  • Negligent Hiring.
  • Burglar alarm and physical security failure.

Over 40 years of practical and consulting experience provides attorneys with a solid understanding of the standard of care.


Security Assessments

Security Assessments are designed to identify threats and risks. An assessment provides senior management with an evaluation and recommendations.

  • Active Shooter protocols.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED).
  • Crime-free Multi Housing.
  • Training program development.
  • Security Policy and Procedure development.



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Mr. Murphy has been qualified as a security expert witness across the United States and Puerto Rico.

Security assessments have been conducted for a multitude of environments including:

  • Schools
  • Apartments
  • Pharmacies
  • Warehouses
  • Corporate campuses

Contact us today for your free consultation.



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