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About Ron McAndrew



Retired Florida Prison Warden

Retired Interim Director of Orange

County (FL) Corrections

Warden at three largest in terms of budget; overall responsibility and certainly most difficult of prisons in Florida

Championed change at Florida State Prison as warden

Climbed from the bottom rung of correctional officer to warden

Gut level experience challenges excuses for nonfeasance- or - malfeasance in correctional settings

Career civil rights advocate

Worked as investigator for corrections

Influenced progressive change in corrections

Promoted quality management throughout correctional 

Consulting services


Ron McAndrew has consulted with/and/or testified as an expert for attorneys/law schools/state agencies since 2005 as an expert witness in federal and state courts in the Corrections areas throughout the United States in more than 600 verifiable cases.



Mr. McAndrew has represented both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Contact us

 Eastern time zone

​Video conferencing / meetings on Zoom

20390 The Granada
34432 Dunnellon, Florida



Speaking engagements

3rd quater 2014


Ron will be in New York city on November 5th, 2014. Boston Massachusetts on November 6th. University of North Carolina on November 12th. Miami on November 13th. Philadelphia on November 17th.

Follow Ron McAndrew's news through his blog.

Ron McAndrew speaks before the United Nations in New York City on September 21, 2016 – This link below (yellow button) will take you to the “Death Penalty and Victims”, High-level event (co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Argentina, France and Italy, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Ron McAndrew is also co-author of "Death Penalty And The Victims", a new book released by the United Nations Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner, 2016 Click on the book picture for more information.

Ron’s presentation (in two parts) begins at approximately 37 minutes into the program. Click below.

Presentation at the United Nations
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Domains of Expertise
Staff negligence

Inmate assault

Staff use-of-force

​Wrongful terminations of correctional staff members

Corrections emergency response team

Prisoner medical care & standards

​Custody inmate deaths

Inmate suicide

Sexual assault by staff/prisoner

Sexual harassment of staff members

Correctional employee murder

Conditions of confinement

Inmate supervision

Deliberate indifference

Prisoner classification & housing

Strip/body cavity searches

Accommodations for disabled prisoners

Training of correctional staff

Jail/prison policies and procedures

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