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
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?
Obama’s “If you see something; say something” directions and his administration’s actions give Americans mixed messages.… Read More “If you see something; say something.” Not Quite
Call a Cop President Obama – Boy in the Bubble Ron Martinelli, Ph.D., CMI-V Forensic Criminologist/Police Expert Copyright © 12-07-15 Dear Mr. President. We hate to say we told you so; but we told you so. We in the law enforcement, intelligence, Homeland Security and military communities have repeatedly warned you that if not… Read More President Obama – Boy in a Bubble
Today is December 7th; the day that former President Franklin D. Roosevelt said was a day that would live in “infamy.” On that day, thousands of American soldiers, sailors and civilians were murdered in a surprise and unprovoked attack on Pearl Harbor. The following day on December 8th, President Roosevelt held an emergency joint session… Read More Americans Need to Become “Americanized”