Since 2002 Chris Butler has testified extensively across Canada in criminal trials, civil trials, coroner inquests, fatality inquiries and professional standards investigations.
Mr. Butler has been qualified as an expert witness in police use of force, use of force training, firearms, law enforcement risks assessments, excited delirium, neck restraints, subject control tactics, conducted energy weapons (Taser) and suicide by cop.
In relation to the Supreme Court of Canada ruling (White Burgess Langille Inman v. Abbott and Haliburton Co., 2015 SCC 23) which pertains to experts and their role in relation to the Court, Mr. Butler acknowledges and confirms that, as an expert, his highest duty is to lend assistance to the Court by way of evidence that is fair, objective and non-partisan.
Mr. Butler’s full CV and history of use of force reviews, consultations and expert witness testimony is available upon request.
For more information or to request an expert witness consultation, contact Chris Butler at email@example.com.