All services are provided personally by Jon C. Paul, CPP (Board Certified in Security Management), an independent Security Consultant and Court-recognized Expert Witness. 
Special Service provides professional security consulting and expert witness services for specific projects or on a recurring basis.  It is a totally independent consultancy, not affiliated with any personnel, equipment or service providers - this assures objective attention to each unique situation.

Security consulting and management services, which can be developed organization-wide or for specific operational or event needs, include:

  • security threat/risk assessments, to identify appropriate security needs
  • security strategy development
  • existing security program audits and evaluations, to assure adequacy and sufficiency to meet legal requirements
  • security program development, including development of physical security systems, identification of resources, hiring/screening standards, and training programs
  • administrative and operational policy/procedure development
  • crisis management planning
  • specific incident/crisis consultation
  • outsourced, on-going security program oversight
  • presentations/lectures/classes on a wide assortment of security topics

Consulting services have been provided to organizations representing manufacturing, printing, retail, gaming, financial services, food processing, education, healthcare, public utility, transportation (public and private), chemical, and security services industries, as well as law enforcement and government agencies; and for organizations with sizes and scopes ranging from single facility to international operations.

Protection strategies developed include physical security measures; administrative and operational policies and procedures; personnel selection, screening, hiring, training and evaluation procedures; contingency planning; and executive protection.

Professional presentations offered include liability avoidance; trends in premises liability; standard of care; physical security; conducting security surveys; security strategies for small business; special event security; and a wide assortment of security operational issues such as report writing, legal aspects of security, and developing relationships with public law enforcement agencies.

Litigation support services include:

  • case review/analysis, to determine case merits
  • development of complaint language
  • development of discovery issues (interrogatories and production of documents)
  • development of deposition questions
  • assistance with trial preparation and strategies
  • service as expert witness for deposition and trial

Litigation support services have been provided for cases dealing with premises liability and adequacy of security issues for manufacturing facilities, restaurants/bars, apartment buildings, gas stations, hotels, healthcare facilities, convenience stores, parking lots, public buildings, campgrounds, retail stores, entertainment venues, special events, and office buildings.

Litigation support services are provided for both plaintiff and defense counsel.


All services are provided personally by Jon C. Paul, CPP (Certified Protection Professional). Mr. Paul is a nationally-recognized career security professional with more than 30 years of security management and consulting service to business, industry and government. His experience has included service as Director of Security for 3 organizations; as Security Consultant to a large Sheriff's Department; as a speaker and instructor on a variety of security operational and management topics; and in leadership/liaison roles for local, national and international security associations and committees, including service for 3 years as President of the prestigious Professional Certification Board of ASIS International.

As a matter of personal integrity and philosophy, Special Service will not accept projects or appointments that are not legally, ethically, or professionally defensible.



Jon C. Paul, CPP
Executive Consultant
548 Lilac Ln.
West Bend, WI 53095

(262) 334-5050 (phone)