About

What is VTI Associates?

VTI Associates was founded in 1998 to provide consulting services to corporations and the legal community.  We operate from locations in Las Vegas, Nevada, San Diego, California, and San Antonio, Texas.

VTI Associates provides expert witnesssecurity consulting, and training services to both the public and private sectors. We specialize in consulting on security operations, staffing, and policy development.  Our security expert witness services include consulting expert and testifying expert services for attorneys involved in premises security and negligent security litigation. We address crime foreseeability, standard of care, failure to protect, and training of staff. We specialize in security operations, use of force, firearms and weapon use, and shootings. Our hospitality focus is on hotel and lodging operations, alcohol service standards and nightclub/bar security operations.

Our training services offer a full catalog of training programs from basic security officer training to advanced courses. Our programs include arrest and control, handcuffing, defensive tactics, less lethal tools, firearms, and use-of-force.  Our de-escalation, active shooter and workplace violence prevention courses are recognized nationally.

Meet Our Staff

Steven T. Baker

President of VTI

Dennis Fivecoat

Instructor

Scott Leonard

Instructor