DrRon discusses active shooters, mental health and gun control

Active Shooters, Gun Control and Mental Health Political Rhetoric but No Commitment Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Copyright © 02-15-18 Even while the horrific crime scene at Marjory Stoneman High School in the City of Parkland in Broward County Florida remains active, as it will for days to come, politicians and media pundits are again circling the… Read More DrRon discusses active shooters, mental health and gun control

The psychological profile of the Las Vegas mass shooter will take time. 

The psychological profile of the Las Vegas mass shooter will take time.  Be patient and avoid the “fake news.” Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 10-06-17 The blood has barely dried; evidence is being collected at three separate crime scenes and already the media, pseudo “criminologists” bloggers and conspiracy theorists are coming… Read More The psychological profile of the Las Vegas mass shooter will take time. 

Why the Best of Us Are Being Killed by the Worst of Us

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

Suspects drawing and accurately firing on officers in .25 seconds

Drawing and firing in .25 seconds – Regards the recent officer-involved shootings of armed suspects Keith Scott (Charlotte, NC) who held a handgun, but did not immediately point them towards officers; and Carnell Snell (Los Angeles, CA) who ran from police and then suddenly truned on them while holding a handgun. Also consider the recent… Read More Suspects drawing and accurately firing on officers in .25 seconds

Chiefs, Sheriffs and Politicians – Time to take a stand on Black Lives Matter

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

Can police ever have meaningful conversations with Black Lives Matter protesters?

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?

Those who lack context, lose all credibility – the Story of Colin Kaepernick

Ron Martinelli, Ph.D. Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 08-29-16 Oppression, (Noun), Def. “prolonged, unjust or cruel exercise of authority; maltreatment, subjection, repression, suppression.” By now many who follow sports, and some that don’t, have heard about the latest embarrassment in the NFL – San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand in respect… Read More Those who lack context, lose all credibility – the Story of Colin Kaepernick