Experts in the prediction, prevention and management of challenging, disruptive and violent behaviour, and in the safer use of force

We are a specialist consultancy focusing on managing challenging, disruptive and violent behaviour and in the safer use of force.

We are experienced in all settings in which the management of challenging and violent behaviour may be required including policing, custodial, security, clinical, care and educational settings.

Legal entity: SWC Experts is a network of recognised specialists with a particular interest in managing challenging, disruptive and violent behaviour and in the safer use of force. SWC Experts is not a business and Associates are not employees or partners.

Our services

General Consultancy

Our consultancy services cover the legal, ethical, behavioural, tactical and medical aspects of safely managing challenging behaviour.  Learn more

Principles for Safer Restraint

Even though there are many different systems of restraint, principles for safer restraint remain almost identical. Learn more

Expert Witness

The Managing Associates have been instructed in more than 3,000 cases covering civil, criminal and coroners’ courts throughout the UK and other countries. Learn more

Medical review

Medical reviews are carried out by Dr Anthony Bleetman PhD FRCSEd FRCEM DipIMC RCSEd, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Warwick Medical School. Learn more

PMVA Endorsement

The SWC  ‘Safe Caring Secure’™ rating and endorsement scheme is the Gold Standard for assessing the work done by Organisations to look after their staff and patients’ safety, security and wellbeing.  Learn more