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R.A. Doran & Associates
PO Box 1464
Arlington Heights, IL 60006
Robert Doran, is the principal consultant with R.A. Doran & Associates. Mr. Doran has conducted procedural and physical audits, studies and surveys for over (60) local law enforcement agencies.
Mr. Doran was Deputy Chief of Police for Administrative Services with a Chicago suburban Police Department. In that capacity he managed both manual and computerized record systems, the evidence and property control function, and personnel administration, planning and training functions.
He was employed previously also as Executive Director of a regional criminal justice planning council in the Chicago area, a legal researcher with a Chicago law firm, and a municipal police officer. He was also employed previously as a Senior Police Consultant with an international management consulting firm.
He was retained as an expert witness to analyze a police agency’s post-arrest towing of defendant’s vehicle and the inventory of the evidentiary items (firearms) seized. Also, the pre-arrest activities of the pursuing and seizing officer, for “reasonable suspicion” to determine that propriety of physical evidence. He was retained also as an expert witness for a federal civil rights law suit, to comprehensively analyze the police department’s evidence management policies, procedures and practices for Constitutional, statutory, and federal case law compliance. This included critically reviewing previous procedural and physical audits conducted by City auditors of police department’s evidence control system. In 2011 he was retained as an expert witness in a homicide case in relationship to physical evidence management.
He is a past Vice President of the Illinois Academy of Criminology, a member of the International Crime Scene Investigators Association (ICSIA) and an elected Board member of the Illinois Association for Property and Evidence Management (IAPEM).
Mr. Doran holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration (With Honors) from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois, a Bachelors Degree in Administration of Criminal Justice (With Honors) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and attended John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois.