Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Copyright © 10-24-17 “Hands up; don’t shoot!” Taking a knee during the National Anthem. Economic disparity. Social injustice. Racism. White privilege. Black Lives Matter, Black Nationalism, Antifa, Occupy, Marxists, fascists, illegal aliens, the alt-right, law enforcement, the NFL, the military, religion, secularism, denial of free speech. There is a Culture War brewing… Read More America’s Culture War
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Law Enforcement Expert If you read my column, you know that I rarely write a “political” piece, but today is an exception that some of you might reflect upon and appreciate. In fact, I hope you will share it with others if you agree with me. After the passing of Hurricane… Read More Who’s got your back Houston? The Conspicuously Absent
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 10-10-16 The tragic and senseless murders this past week of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Steve Owen and Palm Springs Police Officers Jose “Gil” Vega and Leslie Zerebny by two crazed and armed career criminals underscore what all cops and their families already know – there… Read More Why the Best of Us Are Being Killed by the Worst of Us
Chiefs, Sheriffs and Politicians – Time to take a stand on Black Lives Matter Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 10-03-16 The law enforcement community is currently experiencing the most intense scrutiny and community dissention since the Vietnam war of the late 1960’s – early 1970s. Law enforcement and city administrators increasingly… Read More Chiefs, Sheriffs and Politicians – Time to take a stand on Black Lives Matter
Dr. Ron discusses the officer-involved shootings in El Cajon, CA; Charlotte, NC and Tulsa, OK on the Bob Frantz, show in Cleveland. Learn about the salient use of force/deadly force issues commonly investigated in officer-involved shootings from an expert who has investigated hundreds of OIS’s. PART I: PART II:
Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 09-26-16 In light of the most recent officer-involved fatality shooting of subject Keith Lamont Scott, 43 years in Charlotte, NC; and the protests and violent, riotous response from citizens both within and outside of the Charlotte community; the question looms as to whether police will ever be… Read More Can police ever have meaningful conversations with Black Lives Matter protesters?
Is Hillary Clinton Anti-Police?
Sharp Political Contrasts in the Future of American Policing Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © July, 25, 2016 It is amazing that in this climate of violence against and assassinations of our police officers, Democratic candidate for President of the United States Hillary Clinton has invited the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown… Read More Hillary Clinton Invites Black Lives Matter Mothers to Speak at the DNC