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 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, shootings as well as alcohol service standards and nightclub/bar security operations.

Our training services offer a full spectrum of training options from basic security officer training to advanced courses that 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 second to none in national popularity.

Meet Our Experts

Steven T. Baker

CPP, PSP, PCI, President of VTI

Dennis Fivecoat


Scott Leonard