9063 Autumn Haze Drive
Naples, Florida 34109-1501
Phone: 1-239-593-8033


Due to the complexities of today's legal system, I accept and review cases only from attorneys or paralegal assistants.


Review and evaluation of both Contract and Proprietary Security Practices aimed at the elimination or reduction of criminal activity.

Review and evaluation of both Contract and Proprietary Security Practices aimed at safety, and the prevention of injuries or death.

Review and evaluation of Security Management Practices and Procedures.

Review and evaluation of Security Operations procedures.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • 30 years Police/Security Experience
  • Nationally Certified Security Instructor
  • Security Industry Teaching Experience
  • State Court Qualified Security Expert
    • Shopping Center Security
    • Bar/Nightclub Security
    • Major Event Security
    • Hotel/Motel Security
    • Security Management
    • Security Training
    • Security Operations
    • Concert/Coliseum Security
  • AA/BS/MS/PhD Degrees
  • CEO Multi-State Security Training Institute
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Certification


Security Training Institute:
From 1972 to 1990, W. T. Gaut, PhD was the CEO and Majority Stockholder of this multi-state SubChapter-S corporation that was approved by the States of Alabama and Louisiana. STI specialized in the training and certification of private and proprietary security guards and security management.

This corporation was approved by the US Department of Education for the delivery of security training and certification. The organization trained for virtually every industry including but not limited to Manufacturing, Banking, Private Security Agencies, Food Service, Retail Department Stores, Shopping Centers, Public Police Officers, Public Utilities, Hotels, Hospitals, and Major Universities.

W.T. Gaut, PhD has been accepted as a qualified Security Expert in State Courts for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has never been rejected by any court as a Security Expert.