The emotional trauma of the San Bernardino terrorist incident

We had our big premiere last night on my new show “A Thread of Evidence” on AmericaOutLoud.com where first responder law enforcement supervisor Nate Scarano and I discussed the chaotic, horrific scene, the victims and the tragic emotional aftermath of the Dec. 2, 2015 San Bernardino Inland Center terrorist attack. Join my forensic team Tuesday… Read More The emotional trauma of the San Bernardino terrorist incident

Black Lives Matter May Be a Cause for Our Nation’s Rising Homicide Rates

The FBI just released their homicide statistics and the nation’s top 30 cities with the highest homicide rates in 2015 have been categorized. While there are some surprises in new-comer cities such as Salinas, CA with a 150% increase, and Waco, TX with a whopping 240% increase in their homicide rates from 2014, the usual… Read More Black Lives Matter May Be a Cause for Our Nation’s Rising Homicide Rates

Debunking the “21-Foot Rule” in Law Enforcement Deadly Force Training

NBC News covers forensic criminologist, police expert and use of force/deadly force researcher DrRon Martinelli’s research that is debunking the outdated “21-Foot Rule” in law enforcement deadly force training. Now, more agencies are training their officers in Dr. Martinelli’s more realistic, practical and safer “Gun Assault Positioning” (GAP) tactic during encounters with suspects wielding edged… Read More Debunking the “21-Foot Rule” in Law Enforcement Deadly Force Training

America’s Culture War

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