Dr. Aaron Westrick       



Lake Superior State University

University Office: 906-635-6203

Email: ajwestrick@lssu.edu


Personal Contact Information

Cell Phone: 231-675-5250

Postal Address: P.O. Box 432, Boyne City, Michigan 49712

Email: aaron@westrickphd.com


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the purpose of this site is to provide information regarding the professional services we provide regarding law enforcement use of force and armor. Our experience, training, and extensive research on these issues enable us to provide expert witness services as well. Please explore this website and review our qualifications. If you have any questions or would like to discuss a case in which we may be of service, please do not hesitate to contact us in the manner you find most convenient. We look forward to having the opportunity to assist you.


Ballistic Armor Research Group

specializes in government consult regarding armor research projects. BARG, LLC has contracted ballistic research since 1997. Dr. Westrick is very familiar with ballistic fabrics composite limitations/specifications, exploratory ballistic testing and has managed many projects concerning sensitive information. Dr. Westrick is a police supervisor with 31 years of law enforcement experience having served in many capacities including corrections supervisor, assault (SWAT) team member, hostage negotiator and major case detective. He is a highly decorated officer. Because of his status within law enforcement and the commercial body armor industry, he is able to access most ballistic fabrics. Dr. Westrick is a recognized expert in most armor materials and ballistic use of force issues.